Virginia Woolf

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In the 21st century, the equality for women’s rights has significantly improved compared to the 20th century because men and women have equal opportunities in the United States. In the 19th century, women had limited opportunities because society viewed women as properties. However, at the present time, We can see many women having higher position job such as being a manager and also having an education. How can I image the social environment in 100 years ago? As I read the article “A Room of One’s own”. Women have oppressed in patriarchal society about 100 years ago. In the beginning of 20th century, men were controlling the society. They could have activity what they wanted and opportunities. Women had low status at that time. They could not do something like what men could do. They could not have education and opportunities compared with men. Women had a difficult time in that society. Virginia Woolf who was feminist in the early 20th century. “A room of one’s own” is an article which was she having a speech at Cambridge university If women want to be a writer, they should have money and a room of her own. In the book, A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf successfully persuades the audiences about her rhetorical arguments because she gave insights on her personal struggles in a society which gender equality didn’t exist. Virginia Woolf is using contract methods to describe women got unfair treating in the society. The contract can show how different in one thing

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