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The previous post did a very nice job in articulating the meaning of the title of Woolf's work.  At the same time, the implications of "having a room of one's own" is quite profound.  At some level, all groups that have experienced social marginalization have stressed this idea as being...

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The previous post did a very nice job in articulating the meaning of the title of Woolf's work.  At the same time, the implications of "having a room of one's own" is quite profound.  At some level, all groups that have experienced social marginalization have stressed this idea as being elemental to rectifying the wrong of the silence of voices.  Groups or individuals who face a level of isolation can only become an effective part of the social order and acknowledged when they are able to reclaim their own sense of identity, in a sense, grasp and enter a "room of one's own," which is free from social malign and misperception.  This creates the notion of equal opportunity and rights as one that has to be internalized, appropriated by self before social acceptance is to happen.  Such an idea is powerful because it stresses a level of personal and subjective assertion of voice before the social or objective notion, creating freedom, empowerment, and liberation as a premise of one's mind before one's own sense of social condition.  The former must precede the latter, and is only possible through a "room of one's own."

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Of course you know that A Room of One's Own is an extended essay by Virginia Wolf and was based on a series of lectures she delivered at two women's colleges at Cambridge University in October 1928. This essay is on women as both writers of fiction and as characters in fiction, the manuscript for the delivery of the series of lectures, titled "Women and Fiction." Since this literary work, many people use this phrase "a room of one's own" to mean a woman who is independent from a man because she "has a room of her own" which means that she is self-supporting and not dependent upon men.

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