Women’s Education: Importance to Serao, Marchesa Colombi and Neera

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Women’s Education: Importance to Serao, Marchesa Colombi and Neera
1. Women’s education is important for
Serao
,
Marchesa
Colombi
and
Neera
. In all their writings, as in their personal lives, lack of education had made these writers lives slow to start, with professional difficulties. Lack of education kept their characters more in the dark, less able to confront problems.
Neera
(Anna
Zuccari
) was forced to remain without any self empowerment until she was 25, having only had elementary school studies. After her father died when she was 20, she had to live with two poor aunts until she eventually married a banker. Only then, when she was in a financially secure scenario could she explore her genius. In her situation, the lack of...
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.....r as we are no longer so deeply disconnected from knowledge of our wants. Education makes women aware of things, that many of us like men and that we can be free to choose the men we want. That is good news for everyone because love is all around us. Women like these writers made their experiences into art so we can learn from them.
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