Essay Comparing The Veil And Women's Brains

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There are a variety of tools used to define individuals within the society resulting in damaging effects to one’s thinking resulting in division. What are these tools? If the definitions are damaging can we offer resistance? Sontag’s “Regarding the Pain of Others”, Gould’s “Women’s Brains”, and Satrapi’s “The Veil” show how different tools define individuals in society and change their mindset on society’s norms resulting in disruption. “Regarding the Pain of others” explains how photography and media changes an individual’s view on war depending on their personal position in society. In “Women’s brains” Gould discusses society’s prejudice against women where their intelligence is based on their smaller brain size. Satrapi’s “The Veil” uses
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