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Female Mystique and Dark boy Comparison Fighting for survival and standing within the entire world has been in affect since the Stone Age. It begins with man against beast battling for survival. As time continues, so does the kind of battle, from animal to man against man. After conquerors from Europe come over to North America they push the Indians west since they, the Indians, don't fit in the society the white guy creates and there are gaps that are apparent. Later on there's discrimination against blacks with the Jim Crow Laws and the majority of women. Throughout history there are more examples where people do not belong into the "standard" of culture. Betty Friedan and Richard Wright in their books The Feminine Mystique and Dark Boy both experience different types of oppression. Since Betty Friedan discusses a problem that does not have any title, but mainly the way the female is enslaved in a person's culture, while Richard Wright attempts to conquer the Jim Crow south west by attacking racial identity. "But prohibited to connect man on the planet, can women be individuals" (Friedan 50)? Friedan illustrates this point during her novel. The fore-sisters of Friedan fought for its passage of the nineteenth amendment that was passed in August of 1920. The passage of this amendment was mostly because of this women's contribution to the war effort, the goal was announced about seventy-two decades before, throughout the Seneca Falls convention in 1848. During this time, girls became immersed in their schooling and their very own self-worth. Looking for tasks rather than husbands is your attention. In this time the national birth rate declines because the girls are not home at the man's beck and call. Since the ti...