Women have particular roles in which society expects them to carry-out without failing; she is expected to be an obedient wife, a caring mother and conscientious homemaker. Society has painted an image of the “ideal wife” through media, marketing, and norms in which she is restricted to her home and nurturing her family, and gaining the respect of the community. A hard-working housewife was supposed to have dinner ready by the time her husband returned from work, perform and agreed without question. Women were not allowed to go to school, or work, and most times were forced to stay at home causing the housewife role to be the only job
I decided to select the two documents, “A Tour of the Lowell Mills” and “A Dialogue on Female Labor” for the reason being that women were obligated to work at home taking care of their children rather than actually having the opportunity to join the work force. However, once it became the norm for them to have a job it was shown to be under some rough circumstances. These two documents ultimately contradicted what I was always taught in school, instead of the awful surroundings I believed they lived through they explained how good they were housed and paid. The theme that connects them both is the idea of the women were given the opportunity to work and essentially enjoying their workplace. The author of “A Tour of the Lowell Mills” is Davy
problem with the protection umbrella as it was known “eased the rite of passage in ways that adolescents today greatly need - and rarely receive.” Even though the female teachers in the Girl Scouts were not much older than the young girls themselves, they were much more mature and the younger girls could easily confide in them for advice. Menarche would become medicalized in the 20th century as an effort between inventors of new technology, doctors and mothers. The socialization of adolescent girls would play an important role in medicine because it “not only affects the economy, it also contributes to the way in which adolescent girls make the body into an intense project requiring careful scrutiny and constant personal control ” which is completely opposite how women viewed menarche in the Victorian era which was an important change (reproduction and fertility), not about personal hygiene and outside appearance as it is
Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario tells of a perseverant Honduran mother by the name of Lourdes. She comes to the United States in hopes of landing a job, so that she may send money home to her children in Honduras. Lourdes’s determination pays off and she is hired at many domestic jobs, such as babysitting and house cleaning. Although she is now able to send adequate support to her children, her absence consequently causes emotional turmoil. Enrique yearns for his mother, to the point where he is willing to risk his life to be with her.
Sally appeared to enjoy getting raped because she told Esperienza to do the same. Initially Esperanza wanted to have a family but after her rape experience her goals changed to be indepent. Esperanza's goal where changed when she spoke with the three sisters who encouraged her and told her she will be something one day. After meeting with three sisters she was convinced to come back on Mango Street to improve the neighborhood. In conclusion The House on Mango Street taught me many life principles.
She soon became a feminist, and gave many talk on women 's health. Margaret was the type of person who was going to say what she thought and act upon it whether it was right or wrong (Shaw, Planned Parenthood, past and present). Margaret Sanger believed that there were too many unwanted children. Beginning the road to her invention, she gathered her friends that agreed with her views. With their help she created the new movement called birth
With the use of these three rhetorical strategies, she can get the reader to comprehend that every girl has the right to an education. Throughout the novel, Malala utilizes influential ethos while talking about how difficult it was for a girl to attend school in peace so that the audience will believe her story. For example, in the novel Malala states “The trips from school became tense and frightening, and I just wanted to relax once I was safe inside my home”. (Yousafzai,pg.62) This quote is included so that the reader will be able to perceive how she and the other girls felt while trying to obtain an education. Also, her purpose of
After the war ended, women were no longer needed in the workforce and were expected to return to pre-war beliefs and focus on marriage, housekeeping and child rearing. The image of the happy housewife became the image that many women strived to achieve and was on the more frequent depictions of women in television, magazines and advertisements. Television played a vital role in the postwar era in reflecting the changes in society as well as influencing the future. Women began to look at the lives of their mothers and saw the unhappiness and decided that was not the life that they wanted to live. Though with the stereotype of the spinster and old maid, many were still afraid to remain single.
She did not also care much about Bobinot. Clarisse was not selfish. She sacrifices to leave her husband and visited her friends in Biloxi. Calixta was a hardworking woman. She spends most of her time at home doing all chores as housewife (338).