Vocabulary I
Comprehension
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Vocabulary II
Author
100

To revoke or nullify.

What is abrogate?

100

The author believes that improving women's education will help women to become better a.) workers b.) mothers c.) citizens d.) homemakers

What is b) mothers?

100

The worthy  ___________ fell into a similar error. 

Who is Dr. Gregory?

100

A formal, detailed article or book on a particular subject.

What is treatise?

100

What year was Wollstonecraft born?

What is 1759?

200

Justification

What is vindication?

200

To what specific works does Wollstonecraft respond in her argument? a.) essays in which men denounce women they consider masculine b.) newspaper articles about education reform c.) education plans for women written by men d.) her own earlier book, A Vindication of the Rights of Man


What is c.) education plans for women written by men.

200

These may be termed _________ dreams.

What is Utopian?

200

Harem

What is seraglio?

200

What book attacked class and privilege?

What is A Vindication of the Rights of Man?

300

Agreeable, sympathetic.

What is congenial?

300

What quality does Wollstonecraft believe is the most important in a marriage? a.) mutual admiration b.) friendship c.) shared intellectual interests d.) physical attraction

What is b.) friendship

300

In an _______, writers support their claims, or positions on an issue, by presenting logical reasons and valid evidence.

What is an argument?

300

An object of exaggerated fear.

What is bugbear?

300

What year was A Vindication of the Rights of Woman published?

What is 1792?

400

Deceit or pretense.

What is dissimulation?

400

In lines 14-15, the author says women's minds are "like the flowers which are planted in too rich a soil." She means that women a.) cannot thrive in an educational program designed for men b.) will need to be introduced to higher learning in a gradual way c.) have feminine qualities that make their educated minds even more beautiful d.) are taught skills that make them pleasing but not intellectually strong.

What is d.) are taught skills that make them pleasing but not intellectually strong.

400

To gain the affections of a _____ man, is affectation necessary?

What is virtuous?

400

Opposing views which are refuted.

What is a coutnerargument?

400

Mary Wollstonecraft is considered by many to be the

What is the mother of feminism?

500

Vulnerability, or likeliness to be affected.

What is susceptibility?

500

Wollstonecraft compares women to animals in several passages (lines 83-85, lines 179-183). What is she trying to convey with this comparison? a.) Women who do not please their husbands are as unattractive as farm animals. b.) Only through education can women achieve the accomplishments that separate humans from animals. c.) Women are inherently less physically strong than men. d.) Husbands treat their wives like animals

What is b.) Only through education can women achieve the accomplishments that separate humans from animals. 

500

Can they be expected to govern a family with _______, or take care of the poor babes whom they bring into the world?

What is judgment?

500

Descriptive terms.

What are epithets?

500

In what century were the daughters of English gentlemen mostly taught reading, languages, playing the piano, signing, drawing, and needlework.

What is eighteenth century? 

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