In the Gupta society, the women also were forced to be much more trapped than in any other societies. Families who preserved their families honor by protecting the girls virginity, ultimately would ensure a good husband, from a better family then their own. Girls were also kept confined and unsocial which Clay explains when she writes, " ... it was perceived that young brides could be more easily socialized to remain docile and loyal to their husbands and in-laws, even in abusive situations"(Clay 71). This trend of women now being kept away only for her husband seems unfathomable, but for many young girls it was their
If the thirty-seven million women of the United States should will not to go to war on a particular occasion, there should be no war." (Walker 31) this would have been very incentivizing for women, to assign that much power to them, if the author hadn't finished her sentence with " "since not all of us are given to thought." Many articles focus on how to be a great wife. One gave recommendations to women
It was also thought that Women were to fragile to deal with the work that goes with being a doctor. Elizabeth Blackwell saw first hand the effects of the first problem mentioned. She watched a family friend die because she was embarrassed to bring her problem to the attention of her male doctor. Blackwell was not detoured by the Idea that no medical school would take her, because she could not compete with males. After all almost everyone at the time believed that "the female brain was different then the male brain.
Women realizes that without work and salary had make them lost their confidence as an individual to pursuing a professional job because they don’t know their worth anymore. For example, the author state, “a Time magazine cover story on “The Case for Staying Home” and a “60 Minutes” segment devoted to a group of former mega-achievers who were, as the anchor Lesley Stahl put it, “giving up money, success and big futures” to be home with their children. (Warner, 2013) Women thought that by staying home will solve the relationship issues and that women will be recognized as a good mother, but O’Donnel’s experience proved this to be wrong. Women who are working, they value their self more and put their self in front of a lot of things like marriage and manage work related. Also woman is more in control of the relationship and income give woman freedom, power and confidence.
A Comparison of the Life of Women in Sparta and Athens The life of women in ancient history was challenging, to say the least. I feel that you cannot compare any two nationalities like you can compare the women from Athens and the women from Sparta. A frequently asked question concerning this topic would be how the challenges differ between the women of Sparta and the women of Athens. These challenges may be compared in the following ways; The role of women in Athens was simple yet defined; they were to be controlled by the men in their lives at all times. Before marriage, they were controlled by their father.
Women were expected to marry, have children and financially they were expected to be fully dependent on their husbands. Women rarely had careers and most professions refused entry to women. However, between the years 1850 and 1901 women’s role in society began to be challenged. There were a number of reasons for this,
Her friend said, “You know, you’ll never be a radical as long as you don’t see how the system affects you. You always think it affects other people.” This was really a defining moment in her life. She then started to think about how the men would only make public speeches and debate about all of the stats on the Vietnam War. She was doing a lot for the Civil Rights movement but did that mean that women were not as important as blacks? She then started forming a group in Cambridge that would be known as “Bread and Roses”.
In the story, the Awakening, Edna also rebelled against society by freely expressing herself. In her era, most people thought women had to be married and have children but she didn’t want that. This is a perfect example of how women can be rebellious against society’s view on
In “A Good Man to is hard to find” by Flannery O’Connor the theme throughout the story is that religious people aren’t necessarily righteous. Grandma was living a life in which she thought was righteous but she did not necessarily followed the rules of good morals leading for her true actions to cause everyone’s death bed by Misfit. Grandma was an old fashioned lady where things of today were not allowed back in her days everything had to be perfect in a woman, they had to dress properly with ling dresses the children had to be respectful and obedient, but things change as the world around changes. Back then you did not have to worry about locking things up to keep from theft or to keep safe from a serial killer. As they go through this trip to Florida the danger of a serial killer lose does not worry the grandmas son Bailey because what are the odds of finding this killer in a big area like Florida.
The repression of Edna’s own individual freedom led her to her own suicide. Sexism in a society was and still is a problem for all women today. This book sends out a message explaining social customs and moralities should not be forced upon others. Individuality is key in everyone, and no one should have to live by the rules set by a society. “The years that are gone have felt like a dream - I would rather wake up than remain a dupe to the illusions all one’s life.”(Primary-171).