Feminine Style and Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Rhetoric

“I try to teach through my opinions, through my speeches, how wrong it is to judge people on the basis of what they look like, color of their skin, whether they’re men or women.”

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Women have been fighting for over a century for equal rights


Women’s rights is a struggle that has existed in the United States since the early 1800s. The Women’s Rights Movement began during this time but has resurfaced various times since then as more questions arise regarding women’s rights and as women demand more freedom. Countless women have dedicated their lives to this movement and made great improvements in the lives of American women.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The sections of this post will reveal how the Women’s Rights Movement came about in the United States and the rhetorical style known as, Feminine Style that has been used by women in the movement to allow their voices to be heard. Then, I will examine the role of  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the more recent wave of the Women’s Rights Movement and how she has applied the feminine style and other rhetorical strategies to her own arguments.

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