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Answer Feminists are not evil. But they are misunderstood. Feminists are essentially anyone, woman or man, who believes that women should have the same rights as men. T…hose who consider themselves feminists, however, are actively trying to make the livelihoods of women equal to those of men. They are trying to make it so that female employees get the same salary as male employees for the same job. So that women get the same respect & treatment as men do in daily life. They are fighting to get women in third world countries basic human rights. Feminists are trying to make the world an equal place for both men & women alike to live in. There are a lot of myths about feminists. Those myths stem from a small percentage of feminists whose views have, unfortunately, created the negative way most people view all feminists. This small portion of feminists believe that all men are evil. They basically hate men. They feel that all the evil in the world is attributed to men &, truthfully, would be thrilled if all men just disappeared off the face of the earth & they could live in a world where men did not exist. They are known as the "radical-lesbian-feminists" & their incredibly extreme views have adversely effected the way people view not only feminists, but lesbians as well. It is why a great deal of people still believe that lesbians hate men, which is absolutely not true. Many of these women, if not most, are/were not even lesbians, just women who, probably because of childhood experiences, hate men. That is one myth right there. A lot of people believe that all feminists are lesbians, & that is not true. Many straight women, bi women & many men are feminists. Feminists come in all races, creeds, colors, sexes... Many celebrities are feminists. Another myth which is held by a lot of people is that all feminists are dirty, unkempt, unhygienic, etc. This is also untrue as feminists do, in fact, take regular showers, baths, & take care of themselves. Until recently, I believed most of those myths & negative stereotypes which are placed on feminists. Until I learned otherwise, that is. I knew nothing of feminists except what I had always heard/been told. I pretty much thought they were evil myself. I didn't particularly like them & disagreed with pretty much everything they stood for. That was when I knew absolutely nothing of what they stood for. After I became a little more informed, however, I found that I actually do agree with most, if not all, of what they stand for. You should try doing some research on feminists yourself if you still believe they are evil. Try an encyclopedia, google-ing it, wiki-ing it... & you will find some more info on feminists. Answer It depends on what you mean by feminist.
I have no clue what a feminist is, so, I have no clue if Shakespeare was a feminist (whatever that is.)
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a consequence of the low esteem in which women were traditional held; in some areas of the world, are still held. Restrictions on dress, education, travel, and even expression… of personal feelings continue to exist in some areas, though old rules are gradually eroding.
Some girls that become lesbian or that are lesbians are MORE attracted to girls than guys....
She wasn't a feminist per ce, but she was a strong, independent female who vowed to remain a maiden forever, and thus not be involved with men.
Any genre! You're question must be followed by what do atheists like to read, what do Christians like to read, what do socialists like to read, what do democrats like to read?… As is if a reading list is based upon an ideology, a belief, a faith...?
When reading your Ántonia from a feminist perspective which will readers most likely pay attention to?
What people say about Antonia
It really depends what you look at, and what your preconceptions are. A lot of attention is paid to The Taming of the Shrew, but that is only one play, and the only one in whi…ch Shakespeare appears to strongly endorse the extremely submissive role for women. But then there is The Merry Wives of Windsor, in which the women are far from submissive and in fact repeatedly take the mickey out of the men. You can say that Hero and Helena are doormats, but then look in the same plays and you will find Beatrice and Hermia. One recurring feature of Shakespeare's plays is to make fun of the then common wisdom that women will, given half a chance, cheat on their husbands. Shakespeare's plays are full of virtuous and faithful wives who are wrongly suspected by their husbands: Desdemona, Imogen, Hermione, and Mrs. Ford spring to mind. Shakespeare repeatedly makes the point that suspicious husbands wrongly hurt their wives with their jealousy. There are only two adulteresses in all of Shakespeare (Goneril and Queen Margaret) and innumerable unfaithful and inconstant men. As he has Orsino say, "For, boy, however we do praise ourselves, Our fancies are more giddy and unfirm, More longing, wavering, sooner lost and worn Than women's are." There is this too: Shakespeare consistently supports the idea that girls should choose their own mates. When their fathers (or occasionally mothers) try to choose for them, it is always bad news. Think Romeo and Juliet. Think about Anne Page. Or Hermia. In all these cases, we are invited to support the romances the girls choose for themselves and reject the arranged marriages. But curiously, in the one marriage that is arranged for a man , we are clearly invited to support the arranged marriage, even though it is arranged without consulting Bertram at all, because Helena desires it. All of these things suggest that Shakespeare was more of a feminist than an antifeminist.
What is a good book with a feminist theme i have an essay soon and have to read a book any suggestions?
The only book i can think of is Pride and Prejudice...its got a very feminist viewpoint from the leading character Elizabeth. Hope this helps :)
There have been many feminist movements in various countries.
A view of literature that allows the reader to focus on a specific issue in the text. (Apex)
Willa Cather firmly established a dominant place for herself in the early feminist movement with her ode to the brave and sturdy pioneer women in â??My Antoniaâ??. Not o…nly did the book bring to the forefront the contributions of these women, but also included comments on women rights as well as slightly hidden sexual metaphors throughout the text.
The answer to this question will vary depending on who you talk to, I call myslef a a feminist and to mean it is a person who believes in equality regardless of gender rul…es or social rules.
Simple. Feminism is just the belief that men and women are equal. Once you realize that, yay, you're a feminist! If you mean how do you become more involved in the… feminist community, that's different. Here are a few tips... Read some feminist blogs. Tumblr has quite a few, but a quick Google search will find you even more. Keep up on current events. Learn about things like the wage gap and rape culture. Educate yourself so that you can formulate decent debates for feminism and why we need it in today's culture. Don't tolerate sexist jokes. If a friend, or enemy, or even family member makes a sexist joke, call them out on it. Support the LGBTQ+ community. Learn about different sexualities, and practice using people's preferred pronouns. Find feminist communities, through forums or blogging. Make feminist friends. Watch feminist movies. Support feminist actors and actresses. Realize that people come in all shapes and sizes. All women are real women. These are just a few tips of mine, I hope they come in handy :)