"Vindication of Rights of Woman "( Mary Wollstonecraft ) & "Jane Eyre" ( Charlotte Bronte )
Examines non-fictional & fictional portrayals of women in society, education, relationships with men and work in the late 18th Cent.
# 12896 | 2,025 words | 2 sources | 1997 |
Published on Mar 20, 2003 in Literature (English) , Women Studies (General) , Literature (General) , Women Studies (Women and Society)
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From the Paper:" Women and work and women and marriage cannot be separated in much of history because marriage was seen as the proper role for women, and the work done in the home was considered the proper form of work for a woman to undertake as her life's occupation. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, some women writers found ways to suggest that women should have more rights, that they should have more occupational opportunities than they did, and that marriage might or might not be the proper role for a women. In any case, whether or not to marry should be her choice and not that of society or her family. Some of these ideas are found in the works of
Mary Wollstonecraft and in Charlotte Bront?'s Jane Eyre.
Mary Wollstonecraft was as famous a writer as her daughter, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, would become, but today the daughter.."
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