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Christine de Pizan

 

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In Thailand, there is not a lot of women leader and when I start to do some research for this paper this person really influenced my choice. In my country, most people are looking up to Royal Princess Sirindhorn. She helps the many disadvantaged children and also preserves women’s rights in society. There is another person that was born a long time ago, she also influences other women as well.

       Christine de Pizan was an Italian and French writer. Christine de Pizan was born 1364 in Italy. She was the daughter of Tommaso di Benvenuto da Pizzano. Her father became known as Thomas de Pizan, named for the family’s origins in the town of Pizzano. Her father worked as a physician, court astrologer. 
Christine was Mary at the age of 15 and have 3 children. In 1390 her husband passed away. Out of necessity to earn a living she starts to write and within 3 years she became a popular ballads writer.
         She was hired by many wealthy customers to write many poems, as her popularity grew she started to write more about women in society. Some even believe that she was the first feminist. She challenges many male writers regarding the position of women in society because those males writers believe that women are just an object and doesn’t need to be educated.  She wrote many books stated the importance of the role of women in society and how women contribute themselves for other.
   
      “By 1405 Pizan had completed her most famous literary works, The Book of the City of Ladies and The Treasure of the City ladies PizanThe first of these shows the importance of women’s past contributions to society, and the second strives to teach women of all estates how to cultivate useful qualities.

In The Book of the City of Ladies Pizan created a symbolic city in which women are appreciated and defended. She constructed three allegorical figures – Reason, Justice, and Rectitude – in the common pattern of literature in that era when many books and poetry utilized stock allegorical figures to express ideas or emotions. She enters into a dialogue, a movement between question and answer, with these allegorical figures that are from a completely female perspective. Together, they create a forum to speak on issues of consequence to all women. Only female voices, examples and opinions provide evidence within this text. Through Lady Reason, in particular, Pizan argues that stereotypes of women can be sustained only if women are prevented from entering into the conversation.

        In the City of Ladies Pizan deliberated on the debate whether the virtues of men and women differ, a frequently debated topic in late medieval Europe, particularly in the context of Aristotelian virtue ethics and his views on women. Pizan repeatedly used the theological argument that men and women are created in God’s image and both have souls capable of embracing God’s goodness. Among the inhabitants of the City of Ladies are female saints, women from the Old Testament and virtuous women from the pagan antiquity as a portrait by Giovanni Boccaccio.

In The Treasure of the City of Ladies Pizan addressed the “community” of women with the stated objective of instructing them in the means of achieving virtue. She took the position that all women were capable of humility, diligence, and moral rectitude and that duly educated all women could become worthy residents of the imaginary City of Ladies. Drawing on her own life, Pizan advised women on how to navigate the perils of early 15th century French society. With reference to Augustine of Hippo and other saints, Pizan offered advice on how the noble lady could achieve the love of God. Pizan speaks through the allegorical figures of God’s daughters – Reason, Rectitude and Justice – who represent the Three Virtues most important to women’s success. Through secular examples of these three virtues, Pizan urged women to discover meaning and achieve worthy acts in their lives. Pizan argued that women’s success depends on their ability to manage and mediate by speaking and writing effectively.”

        I believe that she dedicated her life to improving society that she lived in. She stands behind other woman and encourages, inspired other. I think that she start a revolution in women rights and help pave the way for many other after her passing.
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 Christine de Pizan was an Italian and French writer. Christine de Pizan was born 1364 in Italy. She was the daughter of Tommaso di Benvenuto da Pizzano. Her father became known as Thomas de Pizan, named for the family’s origins in the town of Pizzano. Her father worked as a physician, court astrologer. 
Christine was Mary at the age of 15 and have 3 children. In 1390 her husband passed away. Out of necessity to earn a living she starts to write and within 3 years she became a popular ballads writer.
         She was hired by many wealthy customers to write many poems, as her popularity grew she started to write more about women in society. Some even believe that she was the first feminist. She challenges many male writers regarding the position of women in society because those males writers believe that women are just an object and doesn’t need to be educated.  She wrote many books stated the importance of the role of women in society and how women contribute themselves for other.

In The Treasure of the City of Ladies Pizan addressed the “community” of women with the stated objective of instructing them in the means of achieving virtue. She took the position that all women were capable of humility, diligence, and moral rectitude and that duly educated all women could become worthy residents of the imaginary City of Ladies. Drawing on her own life, Pizan advised women on how to navigate the perils of early 15th century French society. With reference to Augustine of Hippo and other saints, Pizan offered advice on how the noble lady could achieve the love of God. Pizan speaks through the allegorical figures of God’s daughters – Reason, Rectitude and Justice – who represent the Three Virtues most important to women’s success. Through secular examples of these three virtues, Pizan urged women to discover meaning and achieve worthy acts in their lives. Pizan argued that women’s success depends on their ability to manage and mediate by speaking and writing effectively.”

        I believe that she dedicated her life to improving society that she lived in. She stands behind other woman and encourages, inspired other. I think that she start a revolution in women rights and help pave the way for many other after her passing.
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In Thailand, there is not a lot of women leader and when I start to do some research for this paper this person really influenced my choice. In my country, most people are looking up to Royal Princess Sirindhorn. She helps the many disadvantaged children and also preserves women’s rights in society. There is another person that was born a long time ago, she also influences other women as well.

       Christine de Pizan was an Italian and French writer. Christine de Pizan was born 1364 in Italy. She was the daughter of Tommaso di Benvenuto da Pizzano. Her father became known as Thomas de Pizan, named for the family’s origins in the town of Pizzano. Her father worked as a physician, court astrologer. 
Christine was Mary at the age of 15 and have 3 children. In 1390 her husband passed away. Out of necessity to earn a living she starts to write and within 3 years she became a popular ballads writer.
         She was hired by many wealthy customers to write many poems, as her popularity grew she started to write more about women in society. Some even believe that she was the first feminist. She challenges many male writers regarding the position of women in society because those males writers believe that women are just an object and doesn’t need to be educated.  She wrote many books stated the importance of the role of women in society and how women contribute themselves for other.
 She was hired by many wealthy customers to write many poems, as her popularity grew she started to write more about women in society. Some even believe that she was the first feminist. She challenges many male writers regarding the position of women in society because those males writers believe that women are just an object and doesn’t need to be educated.  She wrote many books stated the importance of the role of women in society and how women contribute themselves for other.

In The Treasure of the City of Ladies Pizan addressed the “community” of women with the stated objective of instructing them in the means of achieving virtue. She took the position that all women were capable of humility, diligence, and moral rectitude and that duly educated all women could become worthy residents of the imaginary City of Ladies. Drawing on her own life, Pizan advised women on how to navigate the perils of early 15th century French society. With reference to Augustine of Hippo and other saints, Pizan offered advice on how the noble lady could achieve the love of God. Pizan speaks through the allegorical figures of God’s daughters – Reason, Rectitude and Justice – who represent the Three Virtues most important to women’s success. Through secular examples of these three virtues, Pizan urged women to discover meaning and achieve worthy acts in their lives. Pizan argued that women’s success depends on their ability to manage and mediate by speaking and writing effectively.”

        I believe that she dedicated her life to improving society that she lived in. She stands behind other woman and encourages, inspired other. I think that she start a revolution in women rights and help pave the way for many other after her passing.
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In Thailand, there is not a lot of women leader and when I start to do some research for this paper this person really influenced my choice. In my country, most people are looking up to Royal Princess Sirindhorn. She helps the many disadvantaged children and also preserves women’s rights in society. There is another person that was born a long time ago, she also influences other women as well.

       Christine de Pizan was an Italian and French writer. Christine de Pizan was born 1364 in Italy. She was the daughter of Tommaso di Benvenuto da Pizzano. Her father became known as Thomas de Pizan, named for the family’s origins in the town of Pizzano. Her father worked as a physician, court astrologer. 
Christine was Mary at the age of 15 and have 3 children. In 1390 her husband passed away. Out of necessity to earn a living she starts to write and within 3 years she became a popular ballads writer.
         She was hired by many wealthy customers to write many poems, as her popularity grew she started to write more about women in society. Some even believe that she was the first feminist. She challenges many male writers regarding the position of women in society because those males writers believe that women are just an object and doesn’t need to be educated.  She wrote many books stated the importance of the role of women in society and how women contribute themselves for other.
  “By 1405 Pizan had completed her most famous literary works, The Book of the City of Ladies and The Treasure of the City ladies PizanThe first of these shows the importance of women’s past contributions to society, and the second strives to teach women of all estates how to cultivate useful qualities.

In The Book of the City of Ladies Pizan created a symbolic city in which women are appreciated and defended. She constructed three allegorical figures – Reason, Justice, and Rectitude – in the common pattern of literature in that era when many books and poetry utilized stock allegorical figures to express ideas or emotions. She enters into a dialogue, a movement between question and answer, with these allegorical figures that are from a completely female perspective. Together, they create a forum to speak on issues of consequence to all women. Only female voices, examples and opinions provide evidence within this text. Through Lady Reason, in particular, Pizan argues that stereotypes of women can be sustained only if women are prevented from entering into the conversation.

        In the City of Ladies Pizan deliberated on the debate whether the virtues of men and women differ, a frequently debated topic in late medieval Europe, particularly in the context of Aristotelian virtue ethics and his views on women. Pizan repeatedly used the theological argument that men and women are created in God’s image and both have souls capable of embracing God’s goodness. Among the inhabitants of the City of Ladies are female saints, women from the Old Testament and virtuous women from the pagan antiquity as a portrait by Giovanni Boccaccio.

Final Exam Possible Score
Phaphithak, Wilaiwan(jessie)
Formatting 10 10
Writing Process 20 20
Topic Choice 10 10
Grammar 10 5
Total 45