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The Vagina Monologues Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 7 Summary

Eve Ensler
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Part 7 Summary

"Spotlight Monologues" The author comments in her introduction to this section that she wrote the monologues it contains to make note of situations "where women were totally at risk, where they had been raped or murdered or dismissed or simply not allowed to be". The monologues are headed with the title "The Memory of her Face".

"Islamabad" In this monologue, the author poetically describes the situation of a woman whose husband repeatedly attacked her with increasing violence, finally throwing acid in her face. "She's there inside this mess," the author writes, "Inside this monstrous mask / Inside the death of her esteem / Inside his wish to make her none..."

"Juaraez" This monologue contains a description of how a young woman, one of hundreds missing in Juarez, was kidnapped, tortured, mutilated, and eventually murdered.

"Under the Burqa" In a series of brief, stark, poetic images, the speaker asks the...

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