The Battle Of The Sexes

1239 WordsDec 3, 20155 Pages
Are you male or female? Depending on your answer which is a 50/50 question, it may determine the amount of money you earn, authority (or respect) you have and the “roles” you take on. Since the beginning of time women have voiced their dilemma in how they are not equal with their male counterparts. Many have questioned where this ideology has come from. The Battle of the Sexes is not only a board game that can be purchased, but a psychological battle that we face that in cases surpasses race and ethnicity issues. The book of Genesis written before 4000 B.C. states “Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man” (Genesis 2:22) this quote and this context has been interpreted…show more content…
Women Writers, many female writers are recognized in this collection of stories and poems from their opinions, stories and subtle or not subtle cry for equality. In Margaret Fuller’s Educate Men and Women as Souls it states “Had Christendom but been true to its standard, Women would have not only equality power with man” (Fuller 430). Even Fuller who in the 1800s wrote this piece expressed that because of the lack of understanding in scripture, it created misunderstanding in our view of men and women and equality. For in the book of Galatians it states “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”(3:28). Being in this case a supreme being; Christ Jesus to which the bible is the story representing his love especially in the gospel, to him we are equal, but it was through our eyes from the illustration of Eve being created from Adam that we concluded that we were less important or valued because he were created second or created from Adam. Margaret Fuller in her writing Educate Men and Women as Souls uses the technique of being very literal to convey her message of how men and women are created equal. In her quote “Sex, like rank, wealth, beauty, or talent, is but an accident of birth” she is concrete in her message and uses creativity to express that for example “but an accident of birth” (430). In her other essay titled Household Nobleness she explains the women’s role of the
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