"Arabian Nights" By Richard Francis Burton And Obedient Women

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Obedient women, housekeeping women, cooking-in-the-kitchen women, quiet serving women, pleasing men with sex, facile women, and fragile women without a single talk-back is now over. The chapter has been switched long time ago. Now we are in the 21st century where women have earned power, rights, and knowledge. We can't say that men have lost their power, but it is that women ascended to the same level as men. Yet, there are many conservative people who think that men are still the ones that should be honored and respected. Because of this, women are still treated lower than men in some places or cases.In the book, ...view middle of the document...

In the story, women have way more power than men. But in reality, it is not so true, sometimes it is, but women and men are in the equal rank. Though let's say woman is stronger and more leading in a household. In these cases, women would usually be the ones who has greater salary and bring more money to the house. I mean, isn't this obvious? Look at your friends even. The one who has more money than others is potential to become like the leader of the group. Would you actually follow a poor friend that always borrows money? Not really. Now going back to the conflict between men and women--either one who brings in more money is potential to lead the family--in my point of view. In fact, if women has more power than men, it is likely to have more conflicts than others where men are powerful than women. Because, even though the chapter has changed where women have earned more power, people do remember the previous chapter of the story. So it is actually still normal for us--men having more power. And if they don't, men themselves would feel powerless, lose self-confidence, feel bad, and will always be sensitive about the financial matter. Considering these stuffs, I think it is better off when men have more power than women. Well I do want to work even I get married in the future, but I would feel better if the man could lead the family sort of and have more power than me.

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