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You Don't Have to Like Me: Essays on Growing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding Feminism


This will be an essay/book review, for a Woman and Gender Studies Class. It will be a 5 to 7 page (6 page is perfect), double-spaced paper with one inch margins that engages the intersection of empathy, identity, and privilege/marginalization. The paper should contain at least 4 citations from the text (either as a direct
quotation or paraphrased section). The text (or source) of the essay MUST be a book named "You Don't Have to Like Me: Essays on Growing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding Feminism".


Book Review on “You Don't Have To Like Me”



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Book Review on “You Don't Have To Like Me”

Issues of identity, empathy, and marginalization in the current society are of greater concern. An aspect of feminism in the society further elevates the marginalized statuses of women who are discriminated against amidst the male-dominated communities. For example, Alida Nugent is bored by the mere meaning of the term "Feminism" as a four letter word. She realizes that feminism entails empowering notion of identity. She finds it a positive thing to criticize beauty standards even though certain aspects that women use such as dark lipsticks and investing in female friendships are rewarding. She is able to reveal her struggles on eating disorders as well as her survival with a biracial identity. Furthermore, she is able to unapologetically and laughs out loudly in her book; You Don't Have to Like Me

Empathy in relation to You Don't Have to like Me by Alida Nugent

Empathy in Alida Nugent's masterpiece reveals the ability to share values and secure identity. It is usually difficult for a normal person to share an identity with others. In order to accomplish such, Nugent has to truly share with the audience about herself to indicate that she is not alone (Nugent,2015). She proves that she is an e

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