The poems may not be exclusively written to expose or explore the themes of motherhood alone, but their approach to this topic is extra ordinarily rich and varied, offering fresh insights into how sexual politics and the related institutions, like marriage, religion, culture and patriarchy, as is believed, often interfere with and mar, the commonly understood, and purely personal experience of being a mother. The dual position on motherhood, as that of a political institutional and that of a personal experience, has…. The quotes were mostly from Steinem and Morgan, or people who share common beliefs with them. The reader can assume that Steinem and Morgan promote the ideologies of feminism because they are feminist advocates themselves, which influences their opinions and quotes. There are many cases throughout the article where quotes were used to define misogyny as a prevalent issue.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. I believe that Brady is sarcastically describing the ideal wife every man dreams of. Even though, women have been fighting for their rights for a long time now, even today women are still not equal to men in many ways. In today's society women are more respected and are acceptable for many jobs as men are, but still they are not treated equally all the times. Brady is a wife herself, and in her essay she wishes she had a wife that she described. Brady brings out all the different roles of the American housewife. From the beginning, Brady is being somehow sarcastic, but deep inside I believe she is scared and very tired of being a wife.
These images lead to a faulty standard men hold of women and their bodies and that women strive to become. Margaret Atwood addresses the issue of the way men view the female body by writing her essay in the viewpoints of a male so the reader can better understand how the expectation men have of the female body is unrealistic. First, she uses an allusive comparison to show the male expectation of the female body and how it is objectified. Throughout the course of both pieces, I felt emotionally drawn to obstacles of both writers, while understanding their wants of an experience very different from the ones previously given to them.
In this hierarchy, the white are above the coloured and the men are above the females. Hence, women are given selective and limiting. Throughout the course of both pieces, I felt emotionally drawn to obstacles of both writers, while understanding their wants of an experience very different from the ones previously given to them. Female writes most of the time focused their stories in experiences or personal point of view on what is going on around them.