Whether it be the amount and type of coverage they receive, the sexualisation, stereotypical views they have to fight against, or the failures they may come across, the media is there to cover it. Unfortunately, women have become a victim to an increased amount of challenges when facing the media, though in this period of time in the world, we are working towards a more equal society. This can impact the future generations of athletes and how they believe their efforts in their sport will be seen. If media does not begin to equal out between the genders, it is possible that women’s sports will decrease even
It is something I didn’t and I’m sure a lot of people don’t know much of, like the author points out. It didn’t surprise me because with her overcoming what she did it makes sense that she would want to help and be sympathetic towards others with handicaps, especially those becoming handicap because of the class they are in. I feel like the answer to why her adult life isn’t in public memory is answered in the reading when it says, “her conversion to socialism caused a new storm of publicity – this time outraged” (Loewen 14). The public, and I’m sure the government, didn’t like that she became a socialist. With that said, I don’t think they would teach students, especially in elementary and middle school, that maybe the way the class system and the government is set up, kind of sucks.
For women who did not grow up with Fuller’s advantages, it was a very daunting task. Fuller encouraged women to go against the grain and educate themselves. She told women to disregard society and learn to be an independent person. In these aspects she shows a few of Emerson’s main ideas. Fuller is different in her thought process though, because she is mainly talking to women in her essay.
This is seen often in attempts to not seem arrogant or too full of themselves, or even too assertive. In a study conducted by Bearman, Korobov, and Thorne, this took form in assertions of incompetence and general ignorance claims (19). Young college aged women frequently used the phrase “I don’t know” interjected into sentences or blamed their desired outcome not happening on themselves, often stating helplessness or powerlessness to change situations. Since sexism disempowers women, women will then internalize the powerlessness and believe they are incompetent, especially in male dominated STEM fields. In the study, the usage of “I don’t know” was often said when there was nothing to be ignorant of, and was often used a filler in conversation.
One of the things that impressed me about Katlyn’s autoethnography was her honesty, especially when she talked about her denial about having anxiety. I also commend her for choosing to write her paper on this topic. There tends to be an unfair stigma associated with any kind of mental illness. I’m sure that Katlyn might have been a little fearful about talking about her problems in front of classmates who could potentially judge her for her struggles. However, I think that college students tend to be more accepting of people who struggle with anxiety and depression because many of us have struggled with some form of these issues throughout our college careers.
This made her realize that the world that she thought to be free really wasn’t due to religion and social stigmas. While there are some views that Satrapi might agree with, because of this page showing her being so “Avant-garde”, it foreshadows her criticizing not only Middle Eastern social stigmas but also those all around the world concerning women. Consequently causing one to speculate that the questioning of the pages is a way to understand Persepolis as a whole. From the first page of Persepolis, we start to see how Satrapi’s mind works. How she invites one into her mind as to what she thinks about the world around her.
In other words, this means that gender roles are either supported or attacked in a piece of literature. The later is true for The Yellow Wallpaper, which Gilman uses to voice her criticism of the gender roles. It is kind of ironic that the very issue Gilman is condemning caused her to have many problems trying to get the story published. Various editors rejected her story because it was too melancholic. However, Yale University raises the questions if the editors “would have also rejected one of Edgar Allan Poe’s stories for the same reason”, implying that her struggle to get the story published was related to her gender (Galullo, 2016).
In the beginning Liesel does not realize how harmful words can be; however, as she matures she learns more about words and how powerful they truly are. Words have the ability to hurt people and although they are helpful at times they are not always used in the right manner. When someone is angry words do things as small as ruining someone’s day to ruining someone’s life. When Liesel was angry with the mayor’s wife, Ilsa Hermann “She sprayed her words directly in to the woman’s eyes…Cuts had opened up… all from the words”
It would be an easier task to answer a society that can be really open-minded and western to accept a woman in a pleasure seeking job to make a living but to the same within a society that satisfies the younger generation with an response like “A child is born with the God’s Grace and nothing more”, sex education and sex as a profession cannot really be seen as an option! Therefore, the same profession and the prejudices attached to it appear a mammoth deterrent to a female sex worker. Though there have been many protest and marches for the same to be legalised but frankly not much improvement is shown in the condition of the women in this occupation. Even if legal amendments, one day might allow the existence of the job within the society, still, to change the mind-set of individuals is another huge task to achieve. The narrator though motivates them that just to listen and not
These gender-specific ideologies are responsible for the widening the gap in female secondary schooling enrolment. Sexual harassment and violence has also been one of the major constraining factor preventing parents from freely sending their girls to school. Transporting girls to school and back safely, especially where secondary schools and universities are far away from their homes, is a critical things that should be ensured by the state. While initiatives to teach girls self defence or cycling have been widely hailed as critical components of gender-sensitive education, they have not really been taken up and promoted widely through the education