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A Vindication of the Rights of Women, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1792

Wollstonecraft, Mary. A Vindication of the Rights of Women. Boston: Peter Edes for Thomas and Andrews, 1792. Web. 4 May 2016.

A central concept in the passage is the notion that


while women are the "weaker sex," they can still manage to earn an education.


a useful education system for women will not make them more "masculine."


women do not have the strength to handle the same education as men.


the current education system creates women who are only capable of running a household.


if education is improved for women, they will be stronger wives to their husbands.

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