Enlightenment Comparison Essay by supercalifragilistic

Enlightenment
A comparison of "The Declaration of the Rights of Women" by Olympe de Gouges, and "The Declaration of the Rights of Man, approved by the National Assembly of France, August 26, 1789 ."
# 96268 | 1,207 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 28, 2007 in English (Analysis) , English (Comparison) , Women Studies (General)


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Description:

This paper discusses "The Declaration of the Rights of Man" written in 1789 and discusses how the ideals described in the work were seen to apply to men and women equally. The paper then compares this work to Olympe de Gouges' work "Declaration of the Rights of Women" written in 1791. It describes de Gouges' view of "The Declaration of the Rights of Man" and the changes made in the newer declaration.

Table of Contents:
"The Declaration of the Rights of Women" versus "The Declaration of the Rights of Man"
Conclusion: Enlightenment Optimism

Sample of Sources Used:

  • De Gouges. "The Declaration of the Rights of Women." 1791. The Internet Modern History Sourcebook. [24 Nov 2006] <http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1791degouge1.html>
  • "The Declaration of the Rights of Man." 1789. The Avalon Project. [24 Nov 2006] <http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/rightsof.htm>

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Enlightenment (2007, June 28) Retrieved June 20, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/enlightenment-96268/

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"Enlightenment" 28 June 2007. Web. 20 June. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/enlightenment-96268/>

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