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John Irving's Need for an End of Silence

Summary: According to Irving's novels, The World According to Garp and The Hotel New Hampshire, women have to overcome the silence and achieve and strong voice in order for them to gain the satisfaction of overcoming a world where women are victims of sexual violence. Irving emphasizes through his novels that those who already have a strong voice do not become victims of sexual violence.
People live in a society where sexual desires exist not only in males but also

in females. Men and women both naturally long for the fulfillment of these needs. However, these sexual desires can be carried to further excess, especially in males, leading to sexual abuse, which is the forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. As a result of sexual abuse women become victims. They are discriminated as the weaker link of society and therefore easily preyed upon by men. Men become more powerful because women lose their strength as a result of oppression. Because of the sexual violence men inflict upon them, women become silenced. According to Irving's novels, The World According to Garp and The Hotel New Hampshire, women have to overcome the silence and achieve and strong voice in order for them to gain the satisfaction of overcoming a world...

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