Nearly 100 years after women’s suffrage and the fight for equal rights between men and women, stereotypical ideas are still casted upon women. Although women now have the equal opportunity to achieve anything that a man can, there is still an unwritten hierarchal system between the two sexes. In young adult literature, there are many examples of women having to subject themselves to men. Young women who are reading these famous text may think that not being your own individual is okay. Stories like Push by Sapphire, Sweat by Zora Neale Hurston, and even Twilight portray the patriarchy system that has been established in America.