Queen Elizabeth 1 Gender Inequality Analysis

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As commonly understood, individuals are conscious of their gender role and the majorities are subject to these ideal roles because it “just is.” Virtually, individuals are conscious of their role; nevertheless, they forget the true reality of social inequality within the society they created. Society has changed people’s lives as well as their perspective of life and values as a whole. In particular, social inequality is among what people talked intellectually, but not commonly practiced to improve the “equality” that is granted to an individual in America. Nurturing, passive, dependent, fragile or delicate, and emotional are perceived as women. On the other hand, strong, masculine, and dominant are perceived as men; it is evident that many …show more content…
The Queen apologizes to her country when she gives a speech and it allowed her to engage with the people, who questioned her marital status as well as her authority. ‘“I cannot attribute those happes and good successe to my devyse, without detracting mouche from the Define Providence; nor challenge to my private commendation, what is onlie dewe to Gods eternal glorie. My sex permits it not.”’(qtd. in Heisch 53)correct cite? The Queen’s statement implies that her sex is an exception on account of the God and since there is no one superior to God, this factor influenced her people to open up and accept her. This example is clear that antinarcissistic rhetoric enables woman to access the patriarchy despite their inequality in the society. Furthermore, antinarcissistic rhetoric is demonstrated and crafted in varies ways to outreach the society and address social inequality. A similar story that illustrates this rhetoric is “Antigone” by …show more content…
Antigone action demonstrates the use of psogos; the assertion of her work to bury her brother was the act of the God, which excused her action from the norm of what the society considered acceptable. This entitles her to gain power and it made her people query of the King’s law. As a result, in Frendlund’s essay of the antinarcissistic rhetoric, that consists of three key components: the dual gender performance, the use of psogos, and the dismissal of the corporeal body, the rhetoric is practical. It should and it can outreach to the women in America as form for them to strive and move onward with the system of the society in spite of the social

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