Minisode 3 - Daughters in Boxes

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By Lily Sellers and Courtney Moore, Lily Sellers, and Courtney Moore. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

“Why such an expression? Because these girls are like creatures kept in a box. They may have hands and feet and a voice-but all to no avail, because their freedom is restricted. Unable to move, their hands and feet are useless. Unable to speak, their voice has no purpose.”
In this week’s episode of The Literary Coven, Courtney and Lily discuss the feminist speech “Daughters in Boxes” by Kishida Toshiko. Kishida was considered one of the first Japanese feminists, she criticized the Japanese family and stressed the importance of women obtaining an education prior to marriage. Join these giggly hosts as they talk about Kishida’s life, important themes from the speech, and how daughters are still being put into boxes.

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