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"The Significance of Feminist Movement"
A review of Bell Hooks' essay "The Significance of Feminist Movement".
# 134985 | 1,000 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Women Studies (Feminism)


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The paper looks at how in her essay "The Significance of Feminist Movement," Bell Hooks considers the state of the feminist movement today, how the movement is viewed, and some of the reasons for this. The paper discusses her reasons why the movement gained an unfortunate reputation as a war between the sexes.

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"In her essay "The Significance of Feminist Movement," Bell Hooks considers the state of the feminist movement today, how the movement is viewed, and some of the reasons for this. She finds first that the movement gained an unfortunate reputation as a war between the sexes, and she finds two main reasons for this. First, the rhetoric of the women's movement took that stance and used language that engendered a sense of war between men and women. More than the words used, of course, were the attitudes embodied in these words, attitudes showing "the implication that men had nothing to gain by feminist movement, that its success would make them losers" (834). That sort of rhetoric would clearly fail to gain much support from the men..."

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