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The Education of Women By: Daniel Defoe (1719)

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Transcript of The Education of Women By: Daniel Defoe (1719)

The Education of Women By: Daniel Defoe (1719)
By: Adriana Melgoza & Patty Ruiz
English 12 CP, Per. 1, Sept. 19, 2013

Daniel Defoe (1660-1731)
He was born in London, England
Son of James Foe (London butcher)
He was an English trader, writer, journalist, and a spy
He had jail time
His wife was Mary Tuffley (1684-1731)
Graduated from an academy at Newingtion Green

Literary Period
The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century 1660-1800
Daniel Defoe
His Famous Book "Robinson Crusoe"
Daniel Defoe wanted to show and tell us his story about how women were not able to have an education. Which was wrong and many thought they should because they were created with the capacity to learn.

We learned that it was difficult for women to receive education, but they later thought it was important for them to do many obstacles in life.
Works Cited
Daniel Defoe, The Education of Women, New York: Collier, 1910, 1. Web.

summary 2
To encourage women to get education so that they could more easily find employment, have access to education so that they could be better wives, forsake education for their domestic responsibilities, and to prove that women are inferior to men.
The main message was that he believed, women should be able to have an education.
Beliefs was Christianity
Central Theme
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