American Proverbs about Women

Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN-13 : 9780313304422

Page : 200 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 422 voters

Proverbs supposedly contain the wisdom of the common folk--eternal truths to be passed down through the ages. Yet, like many traditions and cultural practices, proverbs often promote misleading stereotypes of women. This reference book collects more than 800 American proverbs about women and analyzes their significance.

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