America Adame Mrs.Gonzalez Engl 1302.S63 12 Feb ,2018 Women’s Suffrage Elizabeth is very well known for empowering the first movement in pushing for society especially men recognize women as actual citizens. She is especially known for the speech she did in Seneca falls and her use of rhetorical devices to make sure she has people’s attention and show how serious she was about the subject. In Seneca Falls Keynote Address, Elizabeth Cady Stanton uses anaphora’s, metaphors and allusion to persuade the audience to show that women should be treated equally just like men and should be more appreciated. Due to this speech it started the whole revolution in making sure women would be granted more rights as American citizens. To begin with, Elizabeth was one of the leading activist for the women’s suffrage movement in the early 19th century.
She wants to explain what is she fighting for, that basically is to end with social injustice, and put legally women in the same position that men. The author of the text is Emmeline Pankhurst (15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) . She was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement that helped women win the right to vote. She married Richard Pankhurst, in 1878, and they had 5 children. He also helped
She studied at Johnstown Academy and Emma Willard’s Troy Female Seminary, where it led her to use her skills to organize America’s first woman’s rights convention. Like most women in the U.S., Stanton got married to Henry B. Stanton, who was an anti-slavery abolitionist. Also, she was one of the few women that had a husband that supported her to pursue her goal actively. Her husband’s role in the social reform movement was what motivated her to seek her role in society. She was a representation of what was a feminist because even though she was a married woman she did not take off her maiden name and that action itself shows how bold she was to stress the significance of a woman should be in the
During his presidency, he admits that he was working on creating policies to further the equality of women and their rights. Policies such as equal pay, equal work, and protection of the reproductive rights of women. With the use of various rhetorical strategies, he is able to express his perspective on feminism through his personal experiences and develop a strong argument. As stated earlier, Obama shares his personal experiences of growing up with his grandmother and learning the values and treatment women of earlier generations obtained and how he has witnessed the roles of women flourish since then. By comparing and contrasting the roles of women from earlier times to the current roles of women in society, the audience is able to grasp the progress that women have made over time,
The use of fallacies throughout her speech were used to captivate her audience and bring attention to the injustice that was going on in America. Her speech was emotional appeal to rationalize with her colleges to pass better legislation that will improve human rights, make racial discrimination illegal, and improve women rights.
Emmeline was an English militant activist who led a suffragist movement that struggled to get the female voting right. She was a very famous and organised many meetings where she used to give speeches. During the Victorian period, England was characterised for cultural and political changes and started to develop a very important suffragist activity. Pankhurst even travelled to America, searching for more supporters if the cause. On November 13, 1913, at Hartford, Connecticut (US), Emmeline held one of her greatest speech, known as “Freedom or death”.
Using the United State’s very own Constitution and Declaration as ammunition, Anthony wrote countless speeches and called for the right to vote in a country that boasted equality and freedom for all, yet women were not included. Her outspokenness began an unstoppable and persistent women’s suffrage movement that inspired hundreds of rebellious women to keep fighting, even after Anthony’s death in 1906, which was fourteen years before the vote was gained. Susan B. Anthony’s speech,"Women 's Right to Vote," given at multiple locations in New York in 1873 for the purpose of women 's suffrage can be understood through the cultural lens of gender. How can the speech, "Women 's Right to Vote," by Susan B. Anthony given in New York in 1873 for the purpose of women 's suffrage be understood through the cultural lens of gender? In
The help she had to offer played a major role in the passage of the 19th amendment. She was able to persevere through the extreme discrimination and hate she received to create a new life for the woman of the United States. Alice Paul’s commitment to women’s suffrage rights helped show women that if you stand up for what you believe in, it can happen if you put in the time and effort. Paul was so determined to make a change to the laws that affected women, she earned a Phd. to become more educated on the idea.
Feminist Barbara Leigh-Smith Bodichon fought for women’s right to own property and change the laws of women’s marriage . Education, many women in early 19th century went to colleges like men. New technology developed in 19th century like telegraphs gave women jobs. Barbara Leigh-Smith Bodichon published Brief Summary in Plain Language of the Most Important Laws Concerning Women in 1854. In this document she talked about all
Mahatma Gandhi condemnation of social evil Mahatma Gandhi always thought of raising the status of women through his advice and utterances, and writings in his journals, young India and Harijan. He invited the women to come forward to participate in his various movements against the raj. He made them realise that they possessed virtues which made them superior to men in a non violent fight which required infinite patience and uncomplaining and silent suffering. He was confident that they could become leaders in the non violent satyagraha which did not require the learning that books give but did require the stout heart that came from suffering and faith. Gandhi had ruthlessly condemned the various social evils which made the condition of women even more pathetic.