"Female Intuition

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Female Intuition 1 Female Intuition: Are we half a person? Lindsey Brown Husson College Female Intuition 2 Female Intuition: Are we half a person? I spent a long time thinking about my topic for this paper. I wanted it to be solid and tough to argue with. I soon realized that I was thinking far too in depth about gender roles and the way that society today reacts to them. I realized that as subtle as it may seem, everyday women and men experience some form our society's gender conditioning. One of the main reasons that we engage in such roles is primarily for convenience. Have you ever wondered why women are constantly perceived as being weak and that men are constantly perceived as strong? These thoughts that have turned into our mindset have developed over time through all of the gender roles that we experience in every day life.

It was approximately two weeks ago. I was helping my friend switch dorm rooms. We had a ton of things to carry from Carlisle over to Hart. We managed by ourselves for quite a while until it became both convenient and comfortable for us to "give-in" and ask two guys for help carrying our stuff. Once they were talked into the deal, it was automatic for us to delegate them the heaviest things to carry, like the television and computer. Obviously they weren't going to follow behind me with the laundry bag while I brought over the refrigerator! I soon realized that the question I was asking myself was, why is it embedded in my mind and in many other women's minds that men should be regarded as very strong and resourceful people who can be called upon to complete tasks in which the notion that Female Intuition 3 society...



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