We Should All Be Feminist Analysis

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In “We should all be feminist” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, explains her definition of the term feminism. She commonly refers to past experiences and try 's to give the reader a better understanding of the term. Adichie writes about her friend Okoloma, he lived a few streets away from her and she looked up to him as her brother. He was the frost person to call Adichie a feminist. Based off her lack of knowledge of the term she decided to dig deeper into the definition. When Adichie was younger she was in the running for being the class monitor, but since she was a female the teacher told her no and chose a male for the job. Through this experience she learned that it dose not matter the outcome in certain cases it only matter what sex you are.…show more content…
She explains that “a women at a certain age not married is considered a deep personal failure, but a man who is unmarried they think he just hasn 't come around to making his pick.” In society, we hold different standards for both male and female this is were feminists demand for equality plays a vital role. In addition, Adichie explains how when she was a teacher she was not worried about the material she would teach; instead she was worried about the professional female appearance she would have to uphold. She claims if she looked more serous and perfusion all she would be more respected but the males in the class. Based off this topic many might say, well the way women dress is a power they have. Adichie calls this power “bottom power”. When she talks about bottom power, she looks at it in a negative prospective, she claims that” it is not a power at all”, “bottom power” means that a women simply has a good root to tap into, from time to time, somebody else’s power.” To Adichie feminism means “a person who believes in social, political and economical equality of the sexes”. Finally, Adichie leaves the talk with a detailed explain action of her brother. This explanation helps to bring us back to the title, letting the audience see that he could be a feminist, anyone could be a
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