I reread this story to make sure, I was being logical and I have to say nothing my opinion is the same. In saying this, Brandy aims at explaining the fact that the responsibility of the wife is often taking care of children and ensuring that there is a smooth running of things in the home. She says that to unnerve men and to treat women as lesser human beings. This gender parity feeling has led to a tussle of equality between the male and female. This was back then in 1948.
Her unique style of writing in which she uses a speaker to address the audience was on point. She is not serious in the story. Brady uses rhetoric by stating multiple, unrealistic ways a wife should act. University is not a place for sleeping but rather it is a place for students to read and learn from their professors and their fellow students. Why do I want a wife? Showed first 250 characters And while I am going to school I want a wife to take care of my children. Judy Brady is explaining in this essay what every woman should seek out of a man.
Lastweek on Tuesday I came to north classrooms 2 hours before my class because I wanted to study, I could not find a place to study because of those students who sleep. Response: The reasoning for Brady to write this article came after an encounter with a male friend fresh off a divorce. As I thought about him while I was ironing one evening, it suddenly occurred to me that I, too, would like to have a wife. She no longer wants to do these things and wants to live a life where she has her own wife. She argues that this must stop and people are expecting too much from women.
They fought about position in the family. Another problem is that the stereotypical wife is expected to do a lot around the house. Brady's style and structure contribute to her theme of female repression. And, not altogether incidentally, I am a mother. Women want to talk about what is upsetting them, because they process information and feelings by putting them into words.
Why do I want a wife? But then, to Craig's surprise, Bill signed up for the Marines on a lark. The humor of the essay lies in its structure: on the surface it seems to accept the criteria it puts forth, while the meaning actually operates in the recognition that the narrator is being sarcastic. Also in this episode, Dr. Various style techniques, such as repetition and irony, are used along with the structural technique of using levels of intimacy. Brady connects wit and sarcasm, effective use of language, and rhetoric to make a very strong piece of influential writing with the purpose to show how men see their wives.
These things range from doing chores and tasks, such as laundry and cooking, to just keeping us satisfied in life, dealing with our mental, physical, social, and sexual needs. Even though these ironic views may not be all accurate, they help her to make her point more strongly. Right from the start of the essay irony is used, beginning with the title because the reader assumes the author is male. And while I am going to school I want a wife to take care of my. She wants a wife for her to help out.
The intended audience of the essay is for both husband and wife. The duties of a wife seem to necessitate making life comfortable and easy for everyone in the family except for the wife herself. When they get invited from somewhere, the wife is responsible for the babysitting arrangement. The tone in the essay is casual, humorous, sarcastic, and sometimes ironic. According to Judy, a wife is also a worker, homemaker, mother, provider, and a sexual partner.
It serves like a foundation. This statement is just immo. The reason she wants people to read it is because she wants people to understand that the roles of women is demoralizing to them. Women have undergone a lot of gender discrimination and stereotyping, a position that Brandy strongly exposes. Ethos: She establishes her credibility in the first couple of paragraphs of her argument.