This term is a metaphor that the author uses to depict the complexity of the issues about which she writes, including feminism and racial inequality.
The author refers to this term often, using it specifically in the essay "Peculiar Benefits" in reference to a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit advantage or favor.
This term refers to a sacred relationship based on understanding and empathy. The author encourages women to take it seriously when these are formed with other women and to abide by 13 basic etiquette guidelines.
This term refers to both the name of a novel referenced in the essay "Garish, Glorious Spectacles" and a universal name for the gender performance that most women are asked to play in society.
This terms refers to an emotional revelation, a healing, that people often seek after trauma. This term is a...
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