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Julia Hines Anthropology 316Article ReviewApril 25th2016OrtnerFemale Is to Male as Nature Is to CultureIn Female Is to Male as Nature Is to Culture, she illuminates the idea that nature is inferior to males, and females are subordinate to males. Throughout the article she draws attention to the political alteration necessary to improve the equality between both genders.In Ortner’s text, she poses two questions in the beginning about universality. The first one being, the universal fact of culturally attributed second-class status to woman in every society- what do we mean by this? And what is our evidence that this is a universal fact? And second how are we to explain the fact having established it? (Ortner) Sherri speaks about her metaphor of the glass prism. Depending on what way you look at it, it will be different… balanced from some views and unbalanced from others. I agree with this argument, because everyone has been raised differently, and has different views on the world. She takes a closer look into social organization and she understands that