Which of Wollstonecraft’s arguments for womens rights is the most convincing? Why?

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In A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), Mary Wollstonecraft argues that the subjection of women leads to a host of ill effects, not just for women, but for society and the whole human race. Only with greater freedom can women, according to Wollstonecraft, adequately carry out their proper roles in the domestic arena and truly contribute to society.

Wollstonecraft's arguments must be seen through the lens of late-1700s British society. Her assertions are based on logic within the framework of the worldview of the time, with Christian morality and conformity to God's will as ultimate goals, and the notion of rights and liberties familiar and agreeable to the educated classes. The arguments must...

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