No matter how much of a different the poems are. Tone is how the author makes you feel and what you perceive from a poem. In the poem, Tableau by Countee Cullen, the author uses metaphors and similes to express the ideas. “Locker arm in arm they cross the way, The black boy and the white” (Tableau) Equality, a white and black not being judged for something as little as friendship. The tone within this poem is power.
“Sympathy” proves to be a most meaningful poem for one can relate while others cannot. It reveals that the title “Sympathy” shows how one feel pity but the word “know” others can feel empathy or relation to the caged bird. “Sympathy… I KNOW what the caged bird feels… I know why the caged bird beats his wings … I know why the caged bird sings…”(1, 8, 15). In the beginning, he acknowledges his relation to the bird by emphasising. “I KNOW what the caged bird feels…” (1).
People are all equal and they have their own freedom to live like others. Again, patriotism is the love for one’s country and it does not mean that people can kill or murder someone to show that they are patriots. In the article, Editorial: Finding Right Words to Define Patriotism, explains that “Patriotism is love of or devotion to one’s country.” The quote informs people that patriotism is the love and loyalty to a country. People always show their patriotism by fighting for the liberation of one’s own country. Another way to show true love, honest feeling, and passion works for country’s
Schlafly feared the amendment would lead women into combat, promote gay marriage and abortions, make all bathrooms unisex, and remove legal protections of wives. She said “What I am defending is the real rights of women. A woman should have the right to be in the home as a wife and mother”. Therefore, she inspired a movement of woman who wanted to preserve a traditional family. Nowadays, Schlafly is still alive and writing books including criticism of modern politics, as well as “War on Religion” especially
Tattoo is consider very masculinity and something women should not have in her body. Woman with tattoo are usually frown upon by society. Despite the stigma, heavily tattooed women still decided to keep all her tattoo. Smith’s theory also propose the question about LGBT community: How do the LGBT community participates in gender role ? Is it still the same
This made people weigh the decision if communitarianism and religious freedom were more important than security and minority assimilation. Djelila and Sohane represent both sides of the conflict. Djelila is an assimilated Muslim who has conformed with Western traditions. She would miss going to the “mosque because she had to catch up on a lesson with one of her friends” (41). Yet when Djelila is among other Muslims, such as Majid and gang, she is shamed for not practicing their religion properly.
Just as there are many feminist views of rights towards women, a few critics have surfaced. Theirs has not been an acceptance story since as Heyward (66) says it is dangerous to dare to criticize any aspect of feminism. A critic of the feminist agenda will always be viewed as an enemy of the fight for equal treatment of both women and men. Ruether (15) explored the struggle for equal rights for women with a special interest in women like Teresa Okure in Nigeria and Teresa Hinga in Kenya. These two women have coined for themselves important titles in the battle to register the philosophy of inclusion of women in everyday life.
Thus, “homage to my hips” is a war cry for women to learn to rise up against oppression through expressing love for their own body, which in the poem allows for the speaker to be free. These images of oppression spread negativity, however, by Clifton connotating “hips” with positivity and self-respect she is trying to reinstate confidence and pride in women and their unique body types. Through the usage of images of female oppression both poets try to instill into female across the globe that remaining subjugated is not a
One side of the argument is Pro-Choice, this is the side that is for abortion. This side believes each woman should have the choice to do what they want with their body, this thought process is what spurned the Roe vs. Wade case. Pro-Choice focuses strictly on the women who is pregnant. The idea that it is their body is a valid point, the idea that not all pregnancies are planned or even wanted is another point that the Pro-Choice movement will argue to defend their side of this abortion debate. Pro-Choice feels that the women’s civil rights are being violated by not having the choice to decide for themselves.