She wants her audience to see how much this means to women in society and how it is a dream for women. She wants them to see it is bigger than many things and not something to ignore. She is effective also in the sense that she is referring to MLK’s speech and thus showing the importance of her words she is stating. She also uses power in her tone to almost attack the values of the members on the International Olympic Committee. She does this by saying that the “IOC’s vote will be a fundamental test of its commitment to women and its own core Olympic values, particularly equality” (Finch).
Elizabeth Glaser and Mary Fisher, in their informal AIDS speeches at their respective National Conventions in 1992, provide personal accounts of the effect of AIDS and additionally plead with American citizens to take a stand and quit ignoring the issue at stake. Their tones vary from a sentimental and personal tone to an engaging political tone consistently in their speeches directed at American citizens. A topic broadly discusses between the two women is the leader they had in 1992 - George H.W. Bush - and what should be expected from him and every other American leader. Elizabeth Glaser believed President Bush ignored the AIDS situation and neglected to help.
Susan Anthony “On Women's Right to Vote” and Elie Wiesel “The Perils of Indifference” are speeches delivered using their voices to make sure future change in society occurred. Anthony’s speech given in a different century and more persuasive on why women should vote? While Wiesel speech is more informative on, why not to be indifferent. Conversely, both experienced what prejudice, injustice and indifference were, sparks some similarities.
She brought up the Equal Rights Amendment reminding congress that “women do not have the same opportunities that men do.” Not only does she speak about the discrimination between men and women, but she also speaks about discrimination against blacks (Graveline). She stood for what she believed in and persuaded many with her adamancy. As the only African American women in congress at the time, giving this speech about the equal rights of women gave Chisholm a sense of authority.
She starts explaining how the United States history is filled with “blood and cruelty“ due to the male element. This is portrayed by things such as the Civil War, which is what cause a fourteenth amendment. All through her speech Stanton is sure to highlight the faults of men, and emphasizes the goodness of womanhood. By pointing out the grace of womanhood it gives the audience many different reasons to support women. In her speech Stanton says the phrase that many of the males in government had been saying all along “the right of suffrage will make the women
The essay, The Great Lawsuit, written by Margret Fuller was created to state Fuller’s opinion about the complexed idea of men and women in the world. In her essay, Fuller gave many arguments, but the most influential point was the inequality of women. The essay argued the idea of women only seen as helpers of society. In history, men were portrayed as powerful and useful asset to society, but the women were portrayed as a man’s wife and mother. The author says men are dominant and women are weak in society’s eyes, and most of Fuller’s points are correct about the inequality of
Whereas, the “hoods” that were accused were taken seriously and often treated unfairly. As stated in the book, “It seemed funny to me that the sunset she saw from her patio and the one I saw from the back steps was the same one. Maybe the two different worlds we live weren’t so different. We saw the same sunset.” , this quote expresses the idea that even though they seemed to be living in different worlds, they are all the
As a result, Lizzie Borden is a feminist through the political, economical and social rights she advocates. Thus, Lizzie argues her beliefs to prove her actions, playing games with Dr. Patrick and her father in order to control her own decisions. Therefore, Lizzie Borden is a feminist who advocates her
The Revolution according to one Connecticut journalist “is edited by two old and ugly ladies men, Mr. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Mrs. Parker Pillsbury, and published by Mr. Susan B. Anthony “(Robertson, 1992:33). Stanton and Anthony were one of founders of Woman’s State Temperance Society, proposing that drunkenness of men is sufficient reason for divorce. They got
The end goal of speech should always be to inspire/inform regardless of how it is done; as an author Nora Ephron capitalized on the very different style of writing and still got the desired effect proving that there is no set formula on how to present information, the audience just needs to be known to appeal to them. This should be the case for all times, it allows for clarity for all groups because in certain instances what may be best for one group may not be best for the
They are recognized that women has their own identity, and they are different with men. However, they challenged the society to change its structure to create a new society where women will have their rights in many sections like education, marriage, and
Do not put such unlimited power in the hands of the Husbands." To which John responds, "as to your extraordinary Code of Laws, I cannot but laugh." In Abigail 's letter, she was pleading with her husband to give women not only voting rights, but other rights as well. Abigail 's appeal for women 's rights revealed that women in this society were powerless, and consequently Abigail had to implore John. Moreover, John said he could not but laugh, which portrayed Abigail 's idea as outlandish. Therefore, John 's response demonstrated unfamiliarity with the concept of women 's rights or equality; through John 's letter, the colonial man 's frame of mind, which was ignorant to the idea of women 's rights, was exposed, and women would not receive voting rights until 1920.
He replied to her plea in a letter of his own claiming “…, We know better than to repeal our Masculine systems” (Adams 57). Despite the support John Adams had of women gaining independence, he knew that other men were not. Over seventy years later, while petitioning for the rights of women, Susan B. Anthony frequently addressed the opposing side of the debate against the women’s suffrage movement. In her noteworthy speech given in New York about the bias of rejecting women’s suffrage, she identified the notable argument which was the cornerstone of the anti-women side of the debate. Anthony counseled, “It is urged that the use of the masculine pronouns he, his and him in all the constitutions and laws, is proof that only men we meant to be included in their provisions” (Anthony 281).
This act however is hardly ever followed and even those proven to have disobeyed the law usually get away with it. In the U.S there is still people who disbelieve the fact that women are still paid less than men women however have fired back at such people commenting on how it’s technically illegal to pay women less. For example a tumblr post respond to men insisting that women are paid equal to men. The tumblr user responded and I quote, “Do you know what’ else is illegal?
I believe women and men need to coexist together in equality. Although women are made of sugar and spice and men are made of who knows what, both genders belong to the homosapien species. Therefore, we should live together in harmony, and not in