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The Rights of Woman

The Rights of Woman


by Anna Laetitia Barbauld

The Rights of Woman: Who did What to Whom? True or False

1. To whom is the poem addressed? -> to "injured Woman"
2. What kind of armor do women get in their battle against men? -> Grace
3. What kind of weapons do women get in their battle against men? -> soft tone of voice, blushes, and fears
4. Why are we not supposed to discuss women's rights? -> Because women need to act, not talk.
5. Why will women ultimately find that "separate rights" are not important to fight for? -> Because Mary Wollstonecraft hurt our feelings.