In 1869 John Stuart Mill published his gynocentric work The Subjection of Women (SOW), stating that while people everywhere were being freed from social roles, women remained tethered to theirs, stating: “Men hold women in subjection by representing to them meekness, submissiveness, and resignation of all individual will into the hands of a man, as an essential part of sexual attractiveness.” (SOW, p. 832 more words
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A Knight’s Tale, directed by Brian Helgeland.
This is the story about a working class boy making good. 796 more words
A common thread among SCA members is our fascination with the idea of Knighthood. Many of us got our first taste of the medieval world reading about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, or the exploits of Richard the Lionheart, or maybe the tragic but noble self-sacrifice of the Song of Roland. 4,564 more words
By Sarah Carroll
Some say chivalry is dead, but it’s still common practice for the guy to pick up the check on the first date. 248 more words