whether it's this or dress codes, the oppression of women across the board needs to stop, and telling one group of oppressed women not to complain because they could always have it worse isn't helpful, it's a THREAT. Oppression is not a competition.
Paulo Freire, Brazilian educator, philosopher, and influential theorist of critical pedagogy. He is best known for his influential work, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, which is considered one of the foundation texts of the critical pedagogy movement.
9. The four Mary’s and the narrator are all identities that Woolf has created to represent the women of society and the expectations and limitations that are imposed on them. All women have potential but it is up to them to fight back against the oppressing society they live in.
I haven't finished this one yet, but I hope that it informs my teaching practices (even though the students I teach do not come from a background of oppression). This is a book with a lot of depth. I'm sure that each time I read it I will find some new piece of insight.