Writing Techniques in A Woman Destroyed

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When reading A Woman Destroyed, it is wise to keep in mind that much of Beauvoir's life was dedicated to her philosophy and her political activism.

Consequently, many of her texts feature the existentialist anti-heroine, l'amoureuse, a woman character who abdicates her autonomy and her capacity for authentic engagement with life and others in favor of slavish attachments to other people whom she falsely thinks that she masters.

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