Tag Archive: Mary Wollstonecraft

300 Years of Feminism: Hypocrisy as the Downfall of Misogyny

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When a person hears the names of Mary Astell, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Virginia Woolf they can hardly be separated from the notion of women’s rights. Although two of them lived and died before… Continue reading

Mary Wollstonecraft’s Feminism Legacy

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Mary Wollstonecraft left a legacy that impacts feminism today.

Mary Wollstonecraft: Guest of Honor at Galentine’s Day Dinner

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Mary Wollstonecraft should be Leslie Knope’s guest of honor at next year’s Galentine’s Day dinner. Leslie Knope needs a framed portrait of Wollstonecraft on her wall of inspirational women. If they were to… Continue reading

CONTINUED CHANGE: SPOTLIGHT ON THE LATE/EARLY 1800 WOMAN

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Mary Wollstonecraft: Context Category Can one voice challenge the thoughts of a crowd and bring hope for change? For one thing, women have been wishing  for rights way past the creation of Wollstonecraft’s… Continue reading

The French Revolution and its Influence on Mary Wollstonecraft’s Opinions on Educational Rights

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During the late 1700’s the place currently known for their pastries, love, and the Eiffel tower underwent a radical social and political revolution. This revolution was known as the French Revolution that last… Continue reading

Wollstonecraft in Visions of the Daughters of Albion

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There are some scholars who believe that Oothoon from Blake’s poem Visions of the Daughters of Albion is based on writer Mary Wollstonecraft. Wollstonecraft and Blake spent time together during weekly meetings of… Continue reading

William Blake’s Oothoon: Feminist or Fool?

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William Blake’s Visions of the Daughters of Albion was written a year after Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Women, a detailed article pushing for women’s education while critiquing the male… Continue reading

Educating an Author

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The beauty of reading a work of great influence goes beyond the beauty of the text; it can also give us insight into the writer. Through reading Frankenstein we get a look at the… Continue reading

Mary Wollstonecraft: Influence Beyond the Grave

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        Mary Wollstonecraft’s life was a life filled with literary and personal discoveries, and regardless of a slight smearing of her character upon her death, her works have influenced an… Continue reading

Reflections In A Dusty Mirror

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It has been said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. In Edmund Burke’s case, it would seem good intentions pave what is an otherwise unstable argument.  In Reflection on… Continue reading

Mary Wollstonecraft: The Struggles of a Revolutionary

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In the eighteenth century, a time of revolution and political reformation, many writers occupied themselves with producing political pamphlets and opinionated essays. Mary Wollstonecraft is no exception to this circle of revolutionary theorists,… Continue reading

Mary Wollstonecraft: The Oxymoronic Feminist

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The writings of Mary Wollstonecraft forecasted a bright future for women in which the “cultivation of the understanding” is superior to “the acquirement of some corporeal accomplishment” (Wollstonecraft 313).  Modern feminists appreciate her… Continue reading

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