Essay on The World Of Bodies By Susan Bordo

867 Words Nov 30th, 2015 4 Pages
Human culture is filled with adversity that everyone has to face. Women make up half of the population and In every country there are women who face injustices they struggle with. I have read a few articles about issues that women have dealt with. They come from different time periods and cultural backgrounds, but they still face the same issues that women face to this day. The pieces I read were "The Empire of Images in Our World of Bodies" an articale by Susan Bordo, "Ain 't I a Women" a speech by Sojourner Truth and "Fairy Tales and Gender Stereotypes" A Students Blog by Samara Green. These women make valid points about the struggles that society places on women, but the one that speaks to me in a most profound way was "Why I (Still) Want a Wife" by Judy Brady. The reason I passed up these other works was because some of them went into great detail and I would have had too much to work with and on the other hand I felt that Sojourner 's speech while valid had too little to work with. I also felt that Green 's essay left too much of herself out of her blog and there was no correlation with herself and the issues she discussed. When I read Brady 's essay it was as if she was taking her finger and poking my chest each time she made a point. She turned the tables to emphasize how ridiculous the expectations husbands had for their wives. She writes her paper as if she was in the same position of a husband, but vocalized everything that she wants her wife to do, even if…

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