Womens Rights

Women's Rights

Throughout history women have not received equal rights to men resulting in a lop sided societal scale leaning toward men, thus allowing even the average Joe to be presented with more freedoms than the highly educated female.

Commentary #1

These quotes show that women in the past were used to being oppressed by men. Some tried to change it and others wished it would stay the same.

Commentary #2

This shows how some women wished were able to be on their own, free to do whatever they pleased without a man.

Commentary #3

This shows that women through the years have been stomped on by men for trivial matters, because the man simply was unhappy if something did not go according to his plans.


Chopin, Kate. "The Story of an Hour." Kate Chopin: Complete Novels and Stories. Edited by

Sandra Gilbert. New York: Library of America, 2002.

Gilman, Charlotte. "The Yellow Wallpaper." Project Gutenburg, 5 Nov. 2012, web. 2 Feb. 2012

Guinn, Ursula. "A Left Handed Commencement Address." Mills College, Oakland, CA. Commencement Address.

Sophecles. "Antigone." F. Storr. Cambridge Massachusetts:

Harvard University, 1912. Web.