Mary Wollstonecraft's Book 'Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman'

1188 Words5 Pages
Response Paper #1: Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral subjects. By Harta Koalitas (UBID: 50135529) Mary Wollstonecraft’s book, Vindication of the Rights of Woman, was written at a time when the country was going through a huge turmoil. England, whose prominent leaders’ religions had always been alternating between Christians and Protestants, was going through the French Revolution and the aftereffects of the American Revolution which ended a few years back. In the midst of instability in the country, uncertainty of the future gave rise to questions from its people. People were inquiring aggressively and were demanding explanations on issues the country is facing. Additionally, people were demanding their rights and equality. And Mary Wollstonecraft, with timing no less than perfect, rode the current and took this opportunity to fight for the rights of women. Vindication of the Rights of Woman projects a clear picture on how life was in Mary Wollstonecraft’s perspective and also how she wishes the world to be. The book discusses issues that mainly affects women such as men, education, marriage and societal pressures during her time. These issues mold and influence Mary Wollstonecraft to someone who we respect today as one of the pioneers fighting for women rights. This response paper focuses mainly on the women aspect and factors surrounding it. Knowledge is a key factor in her fight for women rights. Unfortunately, women were

More about Mary Wollstonecraft's Book 'Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman'

Open Document