Analysis Of The Article ' Give Me Liberty ' Essay

1448 WordsDec 3, 20166 Pages
“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.” A quote by Abraham Lincoln, which (I think) accurately describes Give Me Liberty by Naomi Wolf. I commend her dedication to liberty which most people in our society are seeming to lack. She is extremely passionate about freedom and the steps we should make to take back the rights Americans were given in the Constitution. It’s easy to explain what our governmental problems and complain about our legislative system – it’s another to write a book describing how as a society we can change and thoroughly explain how to do so. Initially, I found this book to be very dense. I had to reread a few pages because I wasn’t retaining any of the information, but it slowly became more interesting. I became aware of issues I’d never thought of before. I knew our legislative system had limited some of our rights that were outlined in the Constitution, but overall as a whole, I thought we had improved as a country. The first thing that came to mind when I was reading this book was “Make America Great Again”, which was President-elect Trump’s campaign slogan. I am a firm believer that America was never great, we’ve struggled throughout history with our rights, but this book gave me a very different perspective that I had not considered previously. Wolf uses personal experiences, encounters with others, and quotes from notable people such as our Founding
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