A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf

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What is the main idea for A Room of One's Own? A statement of the main idea of this piece would be most helpful.

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Woolf's purpose in writing A Room of One's Own is to push back against male writers who claimed that women were born intellectually inferior to men. When women would assert female equality with men, saying that they too should have the right to attend universities, get degrees, and participate in the university-educated work force, men would claim that women should not, because they simply were not as smart as men. One basis of the claim was the vast amount of good literature written by men and the very little produced by women.

Woolf argues in this long essay that it is not innate intellectual inferiority that has caused women to produce comparatively little great literature. Instead, she makes a convincing case for economics....

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