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patriarchy Quotes

Five of the best book quotes about patriarchy
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“‘You make it sound like she’s an accessory he needs to go with his outfit.’”
Barbara Kingsolver
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The Poisonwood Bible
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Orleanna Price
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“And besides – he’s so proud of being a man – it’d be so painful and humiliating for him to know that he owed anything to me. It’d completely wreck our relationship.”
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“Daughters draw with their husbands’ families, Tessie,”
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“Medea: Well, suppose they are dead: … will any man afford me home in a country safe for living…?”
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“For as long as I could recall, my mother had simply called me ‘Son,’ and, since her name was Asta, ‘Asta’s son’ became my common name. In a world in which one lived by the light of a father’s name and rank, that meant—since I had no father—I existed in a shadow.”

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