2199122-Its-a-Womans-World-by-Eavan-Boland-Essay-Ap-English-Literature-and-Comp

2199122-Its-a-Womans-World-by-Eavan-Boland-Essay-Ap-English-Literature-and-Comp

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"It's a Woman's World" by Eavan Boland is a poem encouraging women to embrace their strengths. Eavan Boland expressed the static nature of a female’s role in society. Through her choice of details, use of comparisons, and ability to draw parallels between the two genders stereo typocal jobs, Boland conveys her views that women, who are placed in less rigorous jobs than their counterparts, are by no means less important or have easier lives than males. Boland desires for women to awaken to their passion for equality in intelligence, respect, and love. The choice of details and use of comparisons and parallels between men and women help Boland portray her complex view of the female role. Through her use of details of a woman leaving bread at the cash register and forgetting to dry the wet laundry, Boland depicts the sadness and let-down a woman feels when she compromises her family’s needs. Boland also compares the woman of today to historical females. Boland states how “like most historic peoples we are defined by
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