Gender Differences In Culture And Cultures

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How do people and cultures interpret gender and their roles? “The question of gender differences and roles has baffled and angered us, delighted and confused us, in life as well as literature” (Shea 347). People still question what the roles of each gender remains. People view gender through different beliefs, cultures, and time. People 's beliefs about gender can affect education and public policies. Gender creates stereotypical people, can create conflict with education, and there remains judgement between both genders. First, gender creates stereotypical people all around the world. These people tend to think of different genders as a certain image. They do not think that the genders can vary by each person. Some people have an image for what certain people should look like on the outside and the inside. In the article, “About Men,” Gretel Ehrlich, a writer on the interaction of humans and their natural environment, wrote, “But the men I see in those posters with their stern, humorless looks remind me of no one I know here.” She states that the ads that she sees in the subway of New York do not resemble the cowboys that she has seen in real life. Also, the painters try to create an image that appeals to the people and does not characterize the cowboy correctly. “The iconic myth surrounding him is built on American notions of heroism: the index of a man’s value as measured in physical courage” (Ehrlich). Even though cowboys do act spontaneously to help each other and

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