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Caitlin Moran
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Ideal Woman

Describe Caitlin Moran’s ideal woman. What qualities, personality traits, and attitudes should she have? Do you think Moran’s ideas about womanhood are realistic? Is she too critical of other woman? Does she ignore any marginalized groups? What are Caitlin’s biases? Be sure to include examples from the text to help strengthen your arguments.

Sexism

List some daily interactions that might occur between men and women and decide whether or not they are sexist (for example, a man holding a door open for a woman, a man complimenting a woman’s dress). Try to define sexism. What makes an action sexist? Can women be sexist? Do you think misogyny is as big a problem in today’s world as racism? Why or why not?

Female Stereotypes

Does Moran’s use of humor and playing into certain female stereotypes (women’s concern about hair...

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