logging in or signing up mary wollstonecraft ppt jsnart Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 230 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 08, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description English 2221 student-led discussion (Beth and Christina) Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Mary Wollstonecraft- A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: Mary Wollstonecraft- A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Beth Weiner Christina ZezulakBasic Bio: Basic Bio Born in london to Edward John Wollstonecraft Sister’s marriage Joseph Johnson Common law marriage to Captain Gilbert Imlay Married William GodwinA Vindication of the Rights of Woman -Digest Version!!!: A Vindication of the Rights of Woman -Digest Version!!! Section 2 Women are kept constantly like children Innocence=weakness Quotes- “It may then be fairly inferred....” 1464 Argues Against Love, for friendship 1470....Fondness is a poor substitute for friendship! Do you agree? “In fact, if we revert to history...”1471 Can you think of any examples? Section 4 Observations on the state of degradation to which woman is reduced by various causes No other scheme to sharpen faculties (1477) more focused on present than on the end goal no purpose in life except to be man’s playthingOther Works: Other Works “Wrongs of woman” “Vindication of the rights of man”- Response to Edmund Burke “On the education of daughters” 1786French Revolution: French Revolution Began in 1789 Wollstonecraft’s work published in 1792 The french revolution had a huge effect on authors of the time such as Dr, Gregory, Rousseau, Wollstonecraft, Burke, and Godwin Why was this so different, since the American Revolution had just happened? A revolution of the people, the common man, nobodies How do you think this was able to inspire writers/romantics of the day? How might it have scared those in power?Influences: Influences Conduct Books/ “Dr. Gregory” Author of “A Father’s Legacy to his daughters”, which suggests that women refrain from exposing any learning they might have, as this would damage their ability to find a husband. Rousseau Author of “Emile” Philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. -His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution. -Contributed to the overall development of modern political, sociological, and educational thought. Godwin-Husband had the idea that the next day can always be better Huge proponent of education being the key to human improvement Edmund Burke- author of “Reflection on the revolution in france” An argument AGAINST the french revolutionDiscussion Questions: Discussion Questions “Mary Wollstonecraft was a radical in the sense that she desired to bridge the gap between mankind’s present circumstances and ultimate perfection” ( http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/wollstonecraft.html ). Looking at this quote, how do you think it relates the work of Wollstonecraft to romanticism and would you put Mary Wollstonecraft’s work in the genre of Romantic writers?Although both were revolutionaries in their own right, how does Wollstonecraft differ from Rousseau in the way she believed women should be educated? Can you find points in the text where Wollstonecraft directly addresses Rousseau? : Although both were revolutionaries in their own right, how does Wollstonecraft differ from Rousseau in the way she believed women should be educated? Can you find points in the text where Wollstonecraft directly addresses Rousseau?What is Rousseau scared of?: What is Rousseau scared of?PowerPoint Presentation: WHAT WOULD WOLLSTONECRAFT SAY?PowerPoint Presentation: What kind of influence, if any, do you think that the French Revolution had on Wollstonecraft and her work?PowerPoint Presentation: What do you think Wollstonecraft would say about feminism today? Do you think it has changed from Wollstonecraft’s day to today?PowerPoint Presentation: “In fact...” pg 1471 Examples?Works Cited : Works Cited http://www.historyguide.org/wollstonecraft.html http://www.jstor.org/stable/2708781 http://www.brainyhistory.com/years/1792.html http://records.viu.ca/~johnstoi/introser/wollst.htm http://www.users.muohio.edu/mandellc/brenda.htm You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.