Girls In Guyland Analysis

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In the chapter of Girls in Guyland: Eyes on the Guys, Kimmel implies that girls play a huge role in the world of boys (Kimmel 245). As a female, I fully understand that women influence guys behaviors and help continue the distasteful behavior. Kimmel states that “ Girls are necessary to Guyland. They enable us, legitimate guy’s behaviors, normalize it, and make it seem natural…” (Kimmel 245). Living in such world, I obviously have had enough experiences in order to form an opinion. As a girl who grew up with a lot of men, I have experienced some sexism. I have also seen women attack other women. As a girl, I feel like I can say that females love to put down other girls. My own mother has made comments about my beauty that were negative. I …show more content…
As women, we either play into mens wants of us, or we do not follow the rules. This really defines our relations with men. When we act a babe, we devalue ourselves but we are praised by men. When we refuse to be stupefied, we are considered a bitch. Kimmel states, “To be taken seriously as a competent individual means minimizing, or even avoiding altogether, the trappings of femininity” (252). If we are neither bitch or babe, we can be classified as a bro. This is when we just sink down to the immature being’s level and act like them. It is almost like being friend zoned. Feminism is very confusing in this part. A feminist would empower women to make their decision based on her own personal choice. But, by being bitch or babe, we are judged by other women for our choice. It is ultimately of our choosing but we are screwed anyways. (Kimmel …show more content…
It may not be completely positive, but at least its making a movement. Kimmel points out that feminism loves guys enough to believe in them to become mature and behaved men (Kimmel 264). Even though I do not believe in modern day man hating feminism, I do believe that females are as capable as men and it is worth recognizing that fact. Women and men should be seen as equal. If men can start showing love to women, they wouldn't have to deal with so many of our insecurities. Our gender is just our anatomy, not our intelligence. Imagine a world were women and men showed each other equal

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