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Dipping my toes into second wave feminism

Most of our moms didn’t manage to break through the glass ceiling as they anticipated, no matter how many bras they burnt in the 60ies. With women overtaking subject after subject at Western universities, but not leadership position after leadership position, it’s no wonder that more and more well-educated ladies are now adjusting their comfy bras and rolling up the sleeves of their cute floral dresses in order to find new ways of securing their rights. 1,073 more words

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On Tillie Olsen's "I Stand Here Ironing"

 In “I Stand Here Ironing,” the mother character is recounting her experiences with her daughter. The most striking part of the story is when the mother talks about her daughter’s crush. 222 more words