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Unformatted text preview: were divided into their own separate states. The English are renowned for their monarchy worldwide, and it has often fallen into such a monarchy where there is no king, only a woman queen, who is ruler of all of England. Queens Mary I, Elizabeth I, and many others are examples of this, and I think that some of Rousseaus bitter English resentment was coming through on his placing of women in a strictly submissive and household setting. All Rousseau is doing is reiterating a belief that has been around since the beginning of time, and since the enlightenment is all about discovering new ideas and changing ways of thought, there is no way that support of that age old stigma of society can be considered enlightened....
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course HIS 1120 taught by Professor Campbell during the Spring '08 term at Greensboro College.
- Spring '08
- World History