Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date The place of women in Dorothy Word worth’s Grasmere Journals Dorothy Word worth was an American writer, diarist, and poet during the 1800s. She wrote various diaries, most of which were not meant to be published but they were eventually. She is a writer of multiple works one of them being the Grasmere Journals. She uses the journals to describe her life from her early childhood through to her adulthood. From the journals, one can connote that Dorothy went through a lot of difficulties when she was growing up, more so after her mother died when she was around six years old. She went to live with various people until she was almost twenty years when she was reunited with her brother and they lived together. Her difficult life seems to have motivated her to write various journals since her focus appears to be on austerity and life discomfort. The Grasmere journals entail different themes; however, one crucial argument from the journals is the expectations of women in society during the era. This paper aims to critique the place of women as brought out in Dorothy word worth’s
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