You Don T Hate Feminism Analysis

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The article I chose to analyze is called “You Don’t Hate Feminism. You Just Don’t Understand It,” and it is about how different people have reacted to feminism. It starts off by introducing a group called Women Against Feminism. Basically, this is a group of women who are using social media (such as Facebook and Tumblr) to showcase other women and the reasons why they 're against feminism. You can go onto their Facebook page and see pictures of women holding up signs explaining why they don 't need feminism and most of the reasons are just embarrassing. For example, a really bad one reads; “I don’t need feminism because I love masculine men like Christian Grey :-P.” (Shire). This simple example sparks the whole idea of the article and also the ethical question of my analysis, which is, has social media misconstrued the idea of what feminism is and what feminism stands for? In this article the author, Emily Shire, presented a very convincing arguments. Her argument states that her frustration isn 't about the criticism that feminism receives, but that the criticism is so unintelligent and ignorant. She then references one of Women Against Feminism 's Facebook posts which is a woman …show more content…
Since social media became “the voice of my generation,” I 've watched as people, ideas, and topics have gone through the filter of special media and be shown in such a dishonest a negative light that I know how things like this work. I know the people come up with their and share their opinions and I believe they have the right to do that, but because they 're the only opinions that some people will ever be exposed to, they then become the leading expert on that topic to the person. Even if they don 't know much (or anything) about the topic they’re sharing knowledge about. In conclusion, I am a feminist, and I believe that the way social media has misconstrued the idea of feminism to give it such a non-negative connotation is

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