sula feminism

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Feminism and anti-feminism in Sula: Right or wrong? Feminism has been in society for decades. In some societies, we see how women are kept in their boundaries. In some countries women have to cover their entire bodies in clothing to keep from dishonoring their families. In most traditional societies a woman is to remain virginal to be considered worthy of marriage. In America, women were constrained to the household and weren’t allowed to work or vote. These actions were and are considered by some, anti-feminist. But, when is feminism taken to far? Has the act of feminism become an excuse for women to act out because we have rights? Or is it ok to do so to be considered liberated. Whenever a woman does something negative she is in…show more content…
Of course some acts of feminism are to be considered acts of heroism. But, are women today getting the wrong message from what Sula is all about? Sula is not about sleeping around to prove her worth, or saying what she pleases to be rude. Sula is about the independence in a woman. Not being submissive to a man, but being your own person. Sula represents the rights women should have to do as they please without being wild as some women take being a feminist as today. Feminism in retrospect is about having the same rights as men. But, that does not make the wrong things that men do ok for a woman to do as well. Whether done by a man or a woman, some behavior is still not appropriate. Feminism used to be about equal rights for jobs and voting and important matters. Now, women use feminism and equal “rights” to perform behavior that is not ideal behavior for anyone with good morals. As a country that believes in Christ should feminism even exist? Women who have the wrong idea of feminism give up their dignity and pride to be considered free. Women have sex freely and men still look down on them. Instead of being viewed as pure you are viewed as dirty. If anything, the act of feminism has caused women to be even more degraded today. Women expose themselves in music videos and pornography. Women are looked at as mere objects of pleasure. If we stuck to the biblical meaning of a woman, women could
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