Female role model essay, conversations
Marianismo dictates the day-to-day lives of Latin American women. She scrubs herself "until her skin was scratched and red" Steinbeck America and Its People: She was progressive in her feminism, and even made the connection between a patriarchal society and militarism. She writes"take no advice, to follow your own instincts, to use your own reason, to come to your own conclusions Before us lies the public world, the professional system, with its possessiveness, its jealousy, its pugnacity, its greed.
The next situation involves the tinker. She gives the tinker the seedling and retreats indoors to find him some pots to mend.
Elisa prefers "strong," but the meaning of it has changed from "masculine equal" to "feminine overlord" Sweet Her figure is described as "blocked and heavy" because she is wearing heavy gloves, heavy shoes, a "man's black hat," and a big apron that hides her printed dress Steinbeck Volume Two From personal essay life changing experience After this conversation with her husband, she goes back to her masculine role of transplanting the flowers.