Feminism - Feminism By Garrett Koos Feminism is defined as...

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Feminism By Garrett Koos Feminism is defined as the belief that women are equal to men in five different areas; politically, socially, intellectually, economically, and sexually. So technically, anyone that believes in equality for women and men, believes in feminism. Then we have feminist, which is persons that advocate for women’s equality, either through civil rights movements, or however the feminist wants to advocate for female equality. When referring to Wollstonecraft and Elaine from Seinfield, the question to ask is are they feminist, or are they merely believers in feminism. Wollstonecraft is considered to be the “mother of feminism.” She participated in several liberal women’s rights movements, and lead several social revolutions. Her main goal was not only fighting for individual women’s rights, but also an attempt at making women not measured by men’s standards. On the other hand, Elaine from Seinfield, does not participate in social revolutions or civil rights movements. Back in the 1700’s, during
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