Women essays

Women in Hip-Hop

Hip-hop is an oppositional cultural sphere deeply rooted in the historical, socio-economic, and political consciousness and experiences of disadvantaged urban black youth of the late twentieth century (see George, 1998). Hip-hop culture, an intersection of yearning, prophetic imagination, and social alienation (Rose, 1994), encompasses not only rap music and videos but also particular forms of …

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Electra and Antigone and the Meaning of Liberty for Greek Women

The roles of women in Greek tragedies were written as major characters portrayed as villains, victims, or heroines. In these roles, they show a desire for liberty, and show its meaning. In Antigone, Antigone shows what liberty means to her: the right to do the right thing by higher authority. Her brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, …

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How women have been marginalized between 1400-1600

The essay will examine the topic of marginalization and inequity between genders. The historical time used for the study is the Middle Ages, started from 1400 and finished in 1600. The archeological, cultural and historical evidences of gender inequity and marginalization of women can be seen in medieval literature, art, historical documents and archeological finds. …

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