The stories Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote and Don’t Give Up the Fight they both have a theme of perseverance. In Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote, she won’t give up the fact that women can’t vote and keeps trying to let women vote. Ava from Don’t Give Up the Fight tries to prove to her team that she’s a fast runner. Although they have the same theme they both are different because they both handled their situation differently. Susan B Anthony protests, but Ava raced one of her teamates.
However, after a long time of struggling against the society and the loss of her two sons in addition to that, her role as an ideal feminist challenger is no longer dominant. Much like Mariam, Laila is a victor. The difference between Mariam and Laila is Laila has been defying the norms of the culture throughout her life, unlike Mariam, who was submissive for the early years of her lifetime. Laila represents a hope for woman in the male dominated culture, as she goes on to escape from her abusive husband, finds happiness, pursues education, and contributes back to the society postwar. The male characters are also notable to observe from the novel because the patriarchal society, as well as for the comparison purpose.
Susan B. Anthony led the women’s suffrage movement, a movement that impacted the lives of American women forever. Although Susan B. Anthony participated in other movements, such as the temperance movement and the abolitionist movement, but she mainly focused on women’s rights. As a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, she was determined to bring American women their rights. To accomplish her goal of gaining full citizenship for women, she attempted to vote on Election Day, and then suffered the consequence of being arrested. However, this incident did not stop Anthony from achieving her goal.
In the play Trifles, Susan Glaspell demonstrates the injustice towards women and their very basic fundamental rights, this brings the patience of a few women to a tipping point and initiates the birth of a buried movement after centuries of reticence, during the early twentieth century in North America. It is this common memory and experiences among women, which motivated few women to rise up against the male dominated Justice System, which eventually wakes up the rest of the women in the society through time. However, ironically, this movement is accomplished in a secret way and in silence against the male dominated justice system of America, because silence itself is a very powerful tool for women; in other words concealing of knowledge helps
Susan was the leader of the Women’s Rights Movement, Susan spoke her mind and always fought for what was right. In the text it says, "May it please your honor," Anthony replied. "I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. And I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women... that resistance to tyranny is obedience to God. " This shows courage because she stood up to the judge despite the fact that the judge was not a fan with Susan and he was very upset with her, she still spoke her mind and told the judge how she was feeling.
Most people, at some point in their life, hit a wall of negativity. Mary Oliver, in her poem, “The Journey,” emphasizes the trouble negativity has in the accomplishment of her goal, and later on how she pushes through it. Oliver’s purpose of writing this poem is to motivate those who may not have the overall strength to conquer all the hardship that is against them. She adopts an ardent tone in order to attract an audience who may be lost within life and to pull them into her writing. Oliver used emotion, voice, and ethos in order to strengthen her overall message of overcoming negativity.
In retrospect, “Rosie the Riveter” propaganda has a bitter edge to it. It would hard to imagine how some women would feel used after they got a taste of self-sufficiency purpose and as soon as the wartime ended these purposes for women were no longer needed. These women were rejected out of their jobs in the post-war years (Wallace, 2011). Without the women’s help in America’s industries, it would be hard for America to overpower and obtain its supremacy to help its allies in Russia and England to defeat Germany. The journey of Rosie was indeed an important influence on the women around the world, because she was able to show capability of women to do more than house chores and tend to the needs of her children.
People later realize that Hester has changed and become a wonderful woman who loves to help. The citizens do not even recognize the letter as its old significance, which is adulterer. Even the people who do not know Hester think that the letter on her breast symbolizes importance. In the article, Symbols: The Scarlet Letter, “...the Native Americans who come to watch the Election day pageant thank it marks her as a person of importance and status” (Sparknotes). The Native Americans who did not know Hester thought she was of great status because of her hard working abilities and the letter on her chest.
Clytemnestra wasn’t like most of the women in Greece who stood silently by their husband 's side; she was a woman ahead of her time. Just take a look at her position, while her husband was at war she was ruling Argos. Most were not happy about this, but when confronted she would throw away her femininity to stand on equal ground. For example when she speaks to the chorus she says, “You try me out as if I were a woman and vain; but my heart does not flutter as I speak to you.” She was strong and had confidence in herself.
Despite the oncoming stream of criticism Karl Lagerfeld faced with his stance on feminism, he had calmly responded with the mention of his mother being a feminist, and that he could not care less if people were against his idea. Feminism to Lagerfeld was “something light-hearted, not a truck driver for the feminist movement.” On the other hand, designers like Alexander McQueen support the empowerment of women through fashion in a vastly different manner. Whereas others wanted women to feel authoritative and strong through hard edges, McQueen wanted to make women in objects of desires. For the longest time, it has always remained a debate whether McQueen was for or against women due to a long-standing contradiction between the words he said, and garments
I also found that Zuleth changed her mentality about going to law school and instead she decided to do something that in the future will help her community. This also made me realize that Zuleth is very passionate about
Before she was a suffragist for women she was an abolitionist. She was selfless because she was willing to fight for others rights before her own. Without Susan B. Anthony, it would have taken a lot more time for the nineteenth amendment to be passed. She paved the road for women’s suffrage and without her, the outcome wouldn’t have
Anthony also is a famous person, Anthony and a few other leaders of the women 's suffrage movement led women to gain voting right, suffrage means the right to vote, during this time many women didn 't have that opportunity to do so, Anthony, who 's also a women didn 't find it fair that men got to vote and women did 't. Anthony saw this as an issue, she decided that she would fight for her rights as a women and wanted to get her voting rights. She ends up being successful in 1920, the 19th amendment is passed, this led to women getting to vote, which helped change America, without Anthony most, if not all women wouldn 't be able to vote, she gave every women out there an
Yet, women were expected to set aside their personal beliefs to insure that America could still make further advancements without its men. However, women still complied because they knew the responsibility laid with them to keep the nation running. Still, much of propaganda had a purpose to motivate women to lend a helping hand in the war. As Susan Mathis said, “The patriotic appeal had two aspects… ‘do your part’... ‘a soldier may die if you don’t do your part’...”
Have you ever found courage to stand up to someone whose decision could change your life? Well, several characters in the book Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay have. Some had to find courage in situations we could never imagine. Throughout the book Sarah’s Key, Tatiana De Rosnay portrays the theme of courage, shown through Julia and her husband’s issues, as well as Sarah and her bravery to stand up against a French guard. Courage is also shown through Jules and Geneviève when they keep Sarah and Rachel in their home with the risk of being caught by the Nazis.