The Female Man Themes & Social Concerns

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The many modes of domination of women by men and the potential for the termination of that dominance in a new sociopolitical order are the primary themes of The Female Man.

Each of the four main characters embodies a different response to male oppression, depending in part on her social context. Russ creates several parallel universes in which the roles of men and women differ. In Whileaway, men have...

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