Rebecca Hurdis: The Feminist Movement

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There is nothing wrong with being a strong, independent woman. There is also nothing wrong with being a feminist. Women fighting to be recognized as independent or as a feminist are not wrong. Yet being aggressive with the fight will not help. Getting the point of independence and equality across to someone can be done without attempting to be forceful about the point. When a woman can address her point civilly, she is presenting her point and herself in a very professional and gracious manner. This would incline the audience she is speaking towards to accept what she has to say, not that her audience would have to agree with her. What about those women that do not care if they offend others? What about those women that think the only way of getting a point across is to force those around them to listen, so they use hostile tones that would most likely cause their audience to tune them out? No one appreciates being shouted at or feeling as though they are being forced to agree with someone else’s point. Being aggreassive when trying to address a point will only push people away. The women that do this will be considered as strong feminists. These …show more content…
Feminism helped a woman named Rebecca Hurdis understand herself and it aided her in being paralyzed from speaking her mind to having self made, limitless potential (364). Feminism can be an extraordinary thing and help millions of women all round the world not only achieve equality but find themselves. There is a problem though, “Many women believe that there is a certain required persona to be a feminist (364).” This persona, assumed to be the radical strong feminist, has most likely been the drive for other women to stay away. All of the prospective good feminism could bring might just dissipate without women that would be willing to commit due to a tarnished

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