As in: “In the recent US elections, we kept hearing of the Lilly Ledbetter law, and if we go beyond that nicely alliterative name, it was really about this: in the US, a man and a woman are doing the same job, with the same qualifications, and the man is paid more because he is a man” (Adiche, 2015, p.17).
Adichie, C. N. (2015). We should all be feminists. New York, NY: Anchor Books.
- For definitions of alliterate, consult the Oxford English Dictionary.
- In celebration of Women’s History Month, why not consider browsing our Gender + Women’s Studies guide available through the library website.