Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's We Should All Be Feminist?

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Society views men and women differently in many ways. Men are usually recognized as the leaders and dominant ones. But, women are viewed worthless in business and only great at housework. In the book We Should All Be Feminists, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, she argues how there is a problem with gender and a feminist is a man or woman who will take action to change that problem. Adichie argues that women’s rights are human rights and both genders should approach change together. According to the speaker in the article “When a Woman Says No,” by Ellen Goodman, women are viewed guilty when it comes to rape. The smallest actions or clothing that women do or wear become proof that she gave the man permission to sexually assault her. In addition, in the article “Who’s Cheap?” by Adair Lara, shows how men and women link masculinity and money together. The speaker also says how genders both play a game of whose responsibility is whose based on their sex. Adichie notes that feminism is usually viewed as a negative baggage, though she’s hopeful that men and women will soon understand that there’s a problem with gender and everyone should change it to better. In all aspects, Adichie is correct. According to the experiences of the speakers described by Goodman and Lara, society views women as objects and expects men to be the provider. The New Bedford barroom rape indicates Adichie’s point that people think of women as inherently guilty. According to Adichie, “we praise girls for

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