In the essay from” The Men We Carry in Our Minds

In the essay from” The Men We Carry in Our Minds,” by Scott Russell Sanders, the author discusses his perspective on men in comparison to the thought that women carry in their mind. Sanders uses a unique way to present his view on the gender roles. Sanders writes about his perspective of growing up in a working-class family and how it influenced his views on gender roles. Sanders explores the different inequalities are prevalent in society such as social class and gender. Social class plays a vital role in gender difference.
Men and women are more equals in the working class, but women feel inferior to and oppressed by men in the upper class. Sanders states,” I was not an enemy, in fact, or feeling, I was an ally.” Sanders thinks that the women see him as an enemy because he felt that they did not understand where he was brought up as a low class. He felt he was an ally because that was the feeling of a low class was stuck in society.
We want to consider how people experience and act out gender in their day-to-day lives. How do people respond differently to women than men?
Sanders Uses the color’s “Black” and “White,” to emphasizes the comparison between both entirely different social classes.
enables me not only to attend college, a rare enough feat in my circle but even to study in a university meant for the children of the rich.” It enables him to talk about the hardship that the women experienced in comparison to the men. As Sanders later develops his image of a hardworking man being either a “warrior” or “toiler,” he bridges the gap between the poor and the rich by mentioning his scholarship to college.