Thesis Topic: Caged Birds Gone Mad
Women today tend to speak assertively for their rights. However, the social structures in which we live sometimes still make it difficult for us to actualize the full range of our creative abilities. In literature as dated as fairy tales and Greek mythology, writers have used characters who exemplified the caged woman. In the fairy tales, Sleeping Beauty is "caged" behind a wall of briars and Snow White is
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of being trapped. She moves from the cage of her parents, to the cage of her marriage and social standing, to the ultimate cage of prison.
At work we put on our "game faces". We wear different clothes for different occasions. Our speech and tone change depending on the audience. If we reduced ourselves to one role or identity rather than trying to be an entire, whole, healthy life we could become our own jailers.