Adichie explains

Answer ONE of the questions posted below

  1. Adichie explains, “The problem with gender is that it prescribes how we should be rather than recognizing who we are” (34). How does she back that up? Is gender restrictive? How so? In what ways?
  1. Adichie writes, “Some people ask, ‘Why the word feminist? Why not just say you are a believer in human rights, or something like that?’” (41). Explain her answer to that question. Why make that distinction?

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “We Should All Be Feminists”


or ted talk