A Room of One's Own

Is she offering this idead to all women in general or to a particular group of women?

I think it's a particular group of women, but is it women who want to write or is it women who would like to free themselves from the suffrage?

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You know, I'm going to go with the latter. A "room of one's own" transcends simply the art of feminist writing. It encompasses all women who must live in a male dominated society. A room funded by a woman and severed from any male influence allows a woman to discover, thrive and express herself in ways she never thought possible; this extends well beyond the art of writing. I think the key here is some measure economic and social independence in which, Woolf believed, women have been lacking, "Intellectual freedom depends on material things. Poetry depends on intellectual freedom. And women have always been poor, not for two hundred years merely, but since the beginning of time." Woolf believed that "a room" meant so much more than a quiet place to write, it meant finding a woman's true identity.


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