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Unformatted text preview: the new theory. I agreed with many of his points such as words a man should never say. I disagreed with some of his points such as American men are becoming more sissy since the 1800s and 1900s. Overall I really enjoyed this essay by Robert Brannon and agreed with much of his statements. Are using certain words and certain actions really make you more masculine or feminine or does our society just see it that way? I believe that our society just sees it that way. All because a female knows how many players are on a baseball team does not make her more masculine it just means she knows something about baseball. If a man likes to wear expensive clothes it might not mean he is feminine it means he could just like nice clothes. Century after century certain things are looked at as masculine or feminine but its might not always be the case....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course WR 121 taught by Professor Lucas during the Fall '08 term at University of Oregon.
- Fall '08