Chapter 4 of Veiled Sentiments

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Chapter four of Veiled Sentiments showed why sexual modesty is essential to a women’s honor. The Bedouins are much more enthusiastic with the birth of a boy over a birth of a girl. These people would rejoice for a boy and mourn for a girl. I understand this is their way of life and this is within their culture but if girls were never born, then who would give birth to any boys later on in life? Men are very important to a tribe because its strength measured by its number of men. As a whole, women and men share this preference for the birth of a son, but women are very much so emotionally connected with their daughters and rely on them to help with housework. There are various symbols for both women and men. Women are linked with…show more content…
I personally do not agree with the fact that woman cannot show any form of sexual desire as a man can. I know things are different now than they were, but women should look forward to their wedding day and be able to express their happiness with a man, not get criticized for it. I do not feel as though women should have to hide so much. Don’t get me wrong, they should not flaunt their sexuality but I just feel as though they should be able to be a little more expressive and not be considered a “slut” for

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