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Written by Tom P2
(3/13/2009 4:52 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, No great compliment to men either way, I agree!, penned by Line
It would indeed be a sad kind of feminism if it referred to men in the real world. But I'm not certain that it does. NA contains many overt contrasts between Catherine and literary female archetypes. So I suspect that the passage in question is at least partly alluding to literary male archetypes.
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