The Rights of Woman
The Rights of Woman Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Who's really wearing the (metaphorical) pants? Who gets to rule the roost? Who's the power behind the throne? We have so many metaphors and sayings about power dynamics in romantic relationships th...
Conquest and War
"The Rights of Women" doesn't just use the images of peaceful monarchs. After all, according to this poem, women need to rise up in rebellion and take their rights by force. Women are armed and rea...
The speaker of "The Rights of Women" isn't just interested in warfare and conquest. She also wants to emphasize that the "rights" that women are fighting for are given to them by God. They are natu...
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