HON293C: Literary Scandals and Controversies

An archived version of a 2007 NCSU course blog

‘three Frenchwomen disguised as Turkish women’ Ch. 7

Page 180 explains how Loti, “perpetuated Western misunderstandings by overlooking the efforts that Turkish women were making at that time to broaden their horizons through gaining access to more than religious education.” It is very important to check sources and represent people properly. How far has Turkish women come to date? How are they compared to women in America in respects to their rights within their country?

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