For centuries men and women have been divided over which characteristics have belong to which sex. Men have been associated with power and knowledge, working in top positions. Men are expected to be responsible and take control in any situation. Women, on the other hand, were linked with staying at home, taking care of the children and being emotional, as well as asking for help. Victor Seidler, in “Language and Masculinity” explores how the suspension
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and El-Saadawi, women have a long way until they are seen as equals, some have already established this. Women such as Catherine the Great, and Queen Elizabeth the First were able to succeed in a man’s world and hold the same positions. They neglected all the comments and criticism and proved that women are just as knowledgeable as men; they rebelled against the norm to live up to the titles as the great women.