Theme Of Slavery By Mario Amparo Ruiz De Burton

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Feminism in all aspects refers to the actions taken to fight for realization of women in on political, economic and social space in order to equate them with men. Slavery feminism on the other hand is an analysis on the feminist activities that tend to hold on women as they gear towards their freedom. Various writers and movie actors have successfully exposed these themes in a great perspective intending to portray how slavery feminism has transformed across centuries. This essay feature most on the works of Mario Amparo Ruiz de Burton on, who would Have thought it? As well as the video, 12 years of slave. These two pieces are well structured to bring out the theme of feminism slavery in different aspects. Though the two pieces of work are …show more content…
She succeeds in covering what is happening in the society without applying fictions unlike the works done by other women authors at the time. This depicts a picture of a lady who is tired of the lies that currently cover the fate of women at the time (Blight, 78). Unlike other authors she discloses what communicates through use of satire and rhetoric’s. The novel thus also works to communicate feminism slavery from the author’s point of view. She talks of self-realization of women something that would work to ensure that they fight for their rights and political space which they need for survival in …show more content…
Patsey beauty makes her doubly enslaved since she is black in color. Mistress Epps however treats her indifferently and occasionally harasses her. This depicts women as their own enemies. Despite the two undergoing similar struggles at some time in their life Mistress Epps tends to forget every time she is jealousy of Patsey. Despite Mistress Epps mentality her husband finds attraction in Patsey. Her husband’s irresistible love for Patsey leaves the Mistress frozen at the point when her husband pulls her to darkness. The painful slave legacy is thus personified by the two ladies .The movie thus brings into limelight the jealousy of white women at the time when they used to rape black women in their face(Northup, 129). They are surprised that despite the black women color their husbands can still find a liking for them that is indisputable. Women thus are slaves by nature despite their race or place of origin. The only way that they can stand together against feminism is only through accepting their difference in diversity and coming together to fight for what jointly affects them. However they find it difficult and continue to enslave themselves in feminism. Twelve years of slavery portrays the white woman as a less privileged with no position, and powerful despite lacking the promise of independence. The white woman was

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