Examples Of Misogyny In Washington Irving

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In an age of double standards, people try to pick out everything and anything that can be offending. The offense in this particular situation is misogyny. In plenty of Washington Irving’s books, the message portrayed about women is usually negative. The main women are usually abusive, hateful, as well as uncooperative. Though plenty of people in today’s society view Irving as a misogynist, I do not. Throughout the three stories we were instructed to read for this module, I did notice that most of the main female characters did seem to have a darker personality than the other characters. Although I did notice said traits, I do not believe it was because of prejudice towards women. Along with more evil female characters, there were also many
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