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How can Betty Friedan’s theory of ‘The Feminine Mystique’ be applied to an extract from Marilyn French’s novel The Women’s Room?

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Published in 1963, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique articulately illuminates the discontent position of American woman, particularly that of middle-class housewives, in the mid-twentieth century. 1,529 more words

Intergalactic Feminism and Jane Fonda

The Motion Picture Production Code was in essence, a set of rules in place for American film production companies between the years of 1930-1968. These rules were in so many words, a set of conduct for… 233 more words

Feminism is life, love, and freedom at its most cosmic level....

I’ve worked with the Virginia Chapter of the National Organization for Women for over 10 years and I can tell you that if not for second wave feminism, very little feminism would be about women’s liberation today. 224 more words

Myths Dispelled : Revolutions

"y.a.l.a." - m.i.a. (2013)

In the last two or three years, reading has become one of my favorite hobbies. I’m practically on a new book every week. Everything is tracked on a spreadsheet including what I have read, when I read it, and what I’m going to read next. 1,971 more words

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‘Light Verse’ – one of those labels like ‘children’s book’ that makes a many people assume a writer’s work is not quite good enough to be called poetry or literature. 3,034 more words


Everyone has a Different Gender Experience or Modern Feminism and Choice

Earlier I wrote about the difficulty that trans-people pose to the feminist movement. Basically the idea that gender, specifically the idea of being female, is a social norm that places females at the bottom of a power structure. 754 more words