Let’s sit you down for a little explanation: this is a comic strip going for laughs, it’s not a political cartoon. Schulz is starting with one of his most obnoxious out-there characters and having her portray an absurd caricature of feminism. Peanuts was well known for pioneering the expression of insights into the human character. It’s highly unlikely that what Lucy says reflects Schulz’s understanding of feminism.
She’d rather her child walk in the street than be embarrassed. Interesting set of priorities.
Everybody’s a critic.
… I don’t wanna leave the Congo, oh no, no, no, no, nooo
One of his first — and best.
And they for sure didn’t use horns to clean themselves (ouch!)
At this stage, she still asks. That kind of restraint is definitely missing later on…
“I promise it’s the real thing”