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Unformatted text preview: invented to help protect men during battle. She writes of Queen Ceres who helped the nomads live in society. These contributions made a substantial difference to the world we now have. Women have contributed to society in many different valuable ways. Many men look down on women. They believe they are of higher power. Most of these men just believe what others say. Christine de Pizan writes to show people that not all women are evil and that women have done more for society than some men. She gives reasons as to why men look down on women. This includes the ignorance men have and the fact that men don’t want to see women who are smarter than them. She does all of this as an attempt to gain some respect and power for women. Women are just as valuable as men in society and de Pizan attempts to prove this with her points....
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course ENG 240 taught by Professor Unk during the Spring '11 term at Ocean County College.
- Spring '11