Poli 110J Final
Respond to one prompt with an essay of 6-8 pages. Papers will be due on Wednesday, March 17 in our usual lecture hall at 3:00. For other important essay format information, see the slides for lecture 5.2.
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1. To what extent, if any, is the analysis of gender in The Feminine Mystique analogous to that of race in either The Souls of Black Folk or The Autobiography of Malcolm X?
2. Using both The Autobiography of Malcolm X and The Feminine Mystique as evidence, argue for or against Okin’s position in “Is Multiculturalism Good for Women?”
3. “The problems described by Friedan as resulting from the feminine mystique fit perfectly with Marcuse’s arguments that a totalitarian society exists in the modern West.” To what extent, if any, is this statement true?