Backlash: The Undeclared War against American Women Characters & Character Analysis

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Shere Hite

The author of a serialized 922-page compendium, in which forty-five hundred women despair about not being treated as equals by mates, Hite is ridiculed in Newsweek as a "pop-culture demagogue", vilified by that news magazine, in the Washington Post, and Time, and sees her findings summarily dismissed. The accounts provide no information by which readers could determine if her subjects are strident feminist extremists or victims as they claim.

Dr. Srully Blotnick

A psychologist and columnist for Forbes magazine, Blotnick suggests that working women are harming the country and poisoning their own lives. He claims to have studied 3,466 women over twenty-five years to show career women end up as anxious, loveless spinsters. The women's movement to him is a "smoke scream" behind which egomaniacs hide. The media love him, and he appears frequently in print and on television sharing his thoughts, until reporter Dan Collins reveals...

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