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Unformatted text preview: husbands and the husbands did most of the talking. During the Enlightenment period, women and men were both realizing how absurd all of this was, and how important women really were, and how important they should be considered and allowed to become educated, and paralleled with men. Women held social events, such as salons to socialize and interact with other women about ideas on the life outside of the church controlled and society based expectations of women. Many authors, including male authors such as Defoe, Kant, and Rousseau, wrote about this. There may not have been as much Enlightenment for women as there were for men, but women were starting to absorb into the Enlightenment....
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HIST 1010 taught by Professor Frazier during the Fall '05 term at Western Michigan.
- Fall '05