Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft artfully explores several different feminist themes in her A Vindication
of the Rights of Woman, including the institution of marriage, the role education ought to
play in a young woman’s development, and arguing that women should be financially self-

Choose one (1) of the above feminist themes (or another approved by me) and fully explain
Wollstonecraft’s position. Next, compare and contrast Wollstonecraft’s position with that of
a modern-day author/academic/theorist who has written on that same feminist theme.
Which person – Wollstonecraft or the author of your choosing – has the best approach?
Have we as a society finally “solved” this particular issue, or is there more room for

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