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In order for two people to cooperate one has to dominate while the other submits. The science fiction novel The Female Man by Joanna Russ states to its reader the all the ways men dominate women. In addition to that it articulates how there is a war going on between women and men. As well, the novel gives its readers hints on how man cause women to fight amongst each other. The movie The Step Ford Wives directed by Frank Oz likewise The Female Man is also about men dominating women and it too gives direct hints on how men cause women to fight amongst themselves. The movie, The Step Ford Wives and the novel The Female Man are both works of fiction however this problem can be seen in real life as observed through the article “Afghan women still feeling pressured to wear burqas” written by a CBC news reporter. In an attempt to create a utopia the dominant gender produces a dystopia for the opposite gender not only because it dominates them but also because it cause the dominated gender to fight amongst them.
Gender domination is a common characteristic of the society. Men dominate women for everything even something as insignificant as artier which is shown through all three sources. In the novel, Joanna Russ illustrates the different ways man dominate women. One way a man controls a woman is by her clothing. The Female Man shows how women are commanded in a way to “dress for The Man” (Russ 29).The men in the novel make the world a dystopia for women in an atte...