Violence Against Women

Kira Gorelick

Professor Shapiro-Barash

Comparitive Analysis

16 March 2009

Violence Against Women

Violence against women is a growing problem in our society now more than ever. Too Sexy for My Shirt , By Debra Dickerson, and Battering: Who’s Going to Stop it?, By Ann Jones, are two essays that dig deeper into the issues of harassment and abuse directed towards women of all ages. Both authors make it a point to revolve their theses around the message that these acts towards women are a serious matter. They draw the reader’s attention by constructing their essay’s in different but effective ways.
In Too Sexy for My Shirt, Debra Dickerson opens her article with the ...

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one might ask when reading this opening paragraph. This is exactly the reaction Debra wants from her readers. She wants the reader to wonder why women ask for this attention and why men think it is okay to act in a vulgar, crude manner. She then interviews other women who live in the D.C. area. After reading the interview with Northwestern University law professor, Cynthia Bowman, the reader realizes the harassment directed to Debra applies to all kinds of women. Bowman, much like ...

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Added: 5/16/2011 01:59:45 PM
Submitted By: kiragorelick
Category: Women's Issues
Words: 972
Pages: 4

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