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NAME___Briana Ihrig ___ RRQ: Slaughter and Bokovoy, Sharing the Stage: Biography and Gender in Western Civilization , Chapter 6 1. According to Bradlaugh, Besant, Mill, and Eliza Lynn Linton, should women enter into the public arena and have equal political rights and duties? Yes, according to Bradlaugh, Besant, and Mill, women should not be required to stay at home all day and care for the organizational duties. Besant wrote that if a man uses a woman’s sex to discredit her argument it means that he isn’t able to actually answer or respond to the argument. Eliza Lynn Linton, though, argued for women’s education and property rights and children, but argued against women’s suffrage and political rights. She states that if women were to participate in politics there would be increase in disorder. 2. Did Bradlaugh reject Victorian society and ideology completely? Did Besant? Bradlaugh wanted there to be free speech, that the restrictions on it be removed. Besant joined him in fighting for the political rights and challenging Victorian order. Their relationship upset many of the middle-class Victorian norms.

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