Module 4 Reading Response 2

Mansplain – a man explaining to someone, typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing

It was intriguing what Rebecca Solnit wrote in her novel Men Explain Things To Me. It found it quite comparable to everyday life and most of reality. She goes in depth about a person credibility gender. Personally, the only experience similar to mansplaining that I’ve experienced is the age difference, especially when I was younger. Adults tend to assume they know better, they know what’s right because of their knowledgeableness. Though, that doesn’t mean that every situation between an adult and a child, that the adults are necessarily right. It can essentially go both ways.

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