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Eve Ensler Writing Styles in The Vagina Monologues

Eve Ensler
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Point of View

In broadest terms, the book is written from a very clear point of view - that of a woman determined to raise awareness of, and ultimately change, the way in which the full range of female experience (sexual, emotional, spiritual) is denied by violence (also sexual, emotional and spiritual). This violence, she suggests, is perpetrated in all its forms upon women by men, by women themselves, and by the society of men and women together.

Also in broad terms, the book is written from a western perspective - that is, a point of view that takes the freedom to speak about such issues as a given and/or as a right, and is evangelizing about both the right and the idea to the rest of the world. In other words, the author is speaking from a place and with a voice of assumed freedom, encouraging others...

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