I could assume that she would appreciate this story greatly, since the gender-role of the decision making has flipped especially. It is very rare that a king would ever give his wife, the queen, the full authority of making a decision this major. I also enjoyed the irony on how the knight’s punishment was practically the opposite of the crime he committed. He raped a woman, giving no disregard to consent nor what maiden wanted or desired and his punishment how was to search for what women truly want most in the world. Being in a more patriarchal society, it shows that the majority of men didn’t really notice their status over their females since the idea of women wanting power was unthought of until he was told by the older lady.
Cormac McCarthy’s novel, Suttree, demonstrates the prejudice deeply ingrained within society, as well as the way it largely affects its readers. The misogynistic attitude is certainly not a new one. Women have been oppressed and viewed as less than men, in personal accounts and in narratives, for a long time. In the minds of the men in this novel, women are seen as merely an addition to men or an afterthought, and certainly not able to hold the value of a whole person on their own. The only real relationships with women the reader observes are Cornelius Suttree’s romance with Wanda, and then with Joyce.
Many speeches have been given throughout history regarding Gender Issues. One of these speeches include Emma Watson’s “Be The He for She”. Although many think Watson’s speech was ineffective, it brings awareness to gender inequality by listing examples of instances where male and females have been The inequality of women has been seen throughout the formation of many nations including the United States. At very young ages, girls have a close eye on them, focusing on how they behave and their mannerism. Girls are expected to live up to a standard set up by society on how to act and how to look while also keeping in mind that they must not be like “those girls” who let themselves be objectified.
With the latter two categories not in favour of equality then the only remaining category, if you are in favour of equality, is feminism. Misandrist feminist beliefs have negative ideas that men should suffer for their past suppression of women. This deters many people from labeling themselves as feminists. Sandra Kim addresses this in her article “How Most Things You Know About Feminists Are Vicious Conservative Lies”: Misrepresentations of feminism are so powerful that many progressives and liberals today don’t necessarily want to self-identify as a feminist even when they believe in what feminism stands for. They don’t want women or anyone else to be abused, raped, exploited and discriminated against.
She explains that “a women at a certain age not married is considered a deep personal failure, but a man who is unmarried they think he just hasn 't come around to making his pick.” In society, we hold different standards for both male and female this is were feminists demand for equality plays a vital role. In addition, Adichie explains how when she was a teacher she was not worried about the material she would teach; instead she was worried about the professional female appearance she would have to uphold. She claims if she looked more serous and perfusion all she would be more respected but the males in the class. Based off this topic many might say, well the way women dress is a power they have. Adichie calls this power “bottom power”.
The sexism in the world has gotten better, but even today female scientists are always left out of things. And according to an article written by Jane J. Lee from National Geographic, Female scientists have even "been written out of text books." Also, the world is still telling women that they
Nieva and Gutek (1981) bring up two explanations for the fact that women miss out on the opportunity of having a mentor. First of all women are perceived as people who lack perseverance and are presumed to have an unreliable career commitment. Many male sponsors assume that women miss the drive to engage in a long-term professional involvement. As sponsors expect that their grooming and support will encourage the protégés to build on the foundation they created (Nieva & Gutek, 1981). Also, women are less aware of the fact that a mentor can open a lot of doors and can be very beneficial to their future career and progress in an organization.
So all it includes in the story might not be fair when we see from a woman's point of view. The writer mentioned many demands of women and men in the relationship. In my view I felt that the writer could not prove some point. He mentioned men want fairness. But as far as I know women try to do things more fairly in the relationship.
Internet sites are often created by feminist extremist that are education the public in ways that they want to hear, not what is true. Real feminists don’t hate men; they want to be equal. The renaming of feminism would not be help the movement as it is about women and equality, because a women are the group not all humans. The word feminist defines the movement, and is about being equal, but for women to be equal to men. This is very similar to blacks, and whites.
Women were seen as hardworking and helpful people to have working on and off the battlefield. Women during this time were seen as below men and have the thoughts of women "Many people thought a girl lacked a boy 's intelligence; to much study would make her unladylike" (Reef 16). People thought a women could not be anymore intelligent or smart and work as hard as a man, nowadays this is way different and people see things in a new light. When Nightingale was learning and gathering as much information on topics like these as a little girl to prove society wrong. Nightingale forever showed the world that no one 's gender should make one entitled to more or less education than another (“Florence Nightingale The Legendary Nurse”).