Today and Yesterday

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"A Vindication of the Rights of Woman" was written over 200 years ago. However, if it were not for some of the language clues I quite possibly could have been led to believe that this paper was written yesterday. Women today are still struggling with the issues spoke of in the paper. Wollstonecraft compares woman to the flowers "planted in too rich a soil" its "strength and usefulness are sacrificed to beauty." Just as a woman's …

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…Wollstencraft wrote a paper in 1792, that is 208 years ago, and it has withstood the test of time. This paper and most of the issues discussed in the paper are still controversial even today. Can you imagine how much conflict this little paper must have caused back then? We learn from our history so as not to make the same mistake twice, but what about when today and yesterday are still intertwined with the same issues?