Tag Archive: Women’s Equality

Mary Wollstonecraft’s Feminism Legacy

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Mary Wollstonecraft left a legacy that impacts feminism today.

Swift to Judge a Lady’s Dressing Room

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Jonathan Swift  shamelessly shows us his views about women  in his poem “A Lady’s Dressing Room.”  As such Swift has been been called misogynist throughout his satire. However I believe that while Swifts… 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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