Misrepresentation In The Fashioning Of Women

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This unit over misrepresentation comes to show how different forms of media have greatly impacted the well being of our society. In terms of other cultures, it seems as if roles are more instilled without any stigma or confusion.

In the reading “The fashioning of women”, roles for each gender were clear. Women would spend their day gathering nettles, soak them, remove the outer shell and use the small fibrous material to create string. With the string they would then weave baskets, sandals, clothes, floor mats, wall hangings, etc. While men knew how to make these items, their intents of making them were strictly for personal use, while women made these items for the village. It seems to be a much simpler way of living when roles are set in

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