We Should All Be Feminist

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The author’s primary purpose throughout We Should All Be Feminists, simply stated, is to convince people everywhere that they should be feminists. This passage supports the author’s claim that everyone should be a feminist by implying that we, as a society, could be happier if we embodied feminist values. How we can do that, as Adichie claims, is that we need to raise our children differently, both our sons and our daughters. We raise our daughters to be non-aggressive and likable. We then raise our sons to be masculine and tough, which then leaves them with fragile egos (which is the reason we teach our daughters to not be aggressive, as to not threaten the fragile male ego). We teach our girls to worry about being liked by the boys, but
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