Women in America
... in America
Women are often addressed as the ‘weaker sex,’ obviously referring to the physical structure and capacities as compared to men. However, since the dawn of the nineteenth century, women, have started asserting themselves as equal to men; have begun claiming their rightful places in the society, in the process ventilating stale, traditional mind-sets with fresh thinking.
Particularly interesting and relevant to the concept women and womanhood are the observations of three persons namely, Betty Friedan, Emma Goldman, and DeTocqueville. This short essay shall make a comparative study of the similarities and differences in the works of Friedan and Goldman, and then com...