Read the excerpt below and answer the question. "rip, in fact, was no politician; the changes of states and empires made but little impression on him; but there was one species of despotism under which he had long groaned, and that was – petticoat government." what is being compared in the passage? a) the american government to the british government b) rip van winkle to a politician c) tyranny to a democracy d) rip van winkle’s wife to the government
Rip Van Winkle's wife to the government
Petticoat government is a government of women, he is comparing his wife to the government. I got it right on Odyssey ware.
The American government to the British government. is being compared in this excerpt.
Married life for Rip was intense, however at this point he is free of the oppression of his wife. He doesn't care much about political issues.