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Marilyn Frye and Gender Theory
A discussion of Marilyn Frye's analysis of gender theory in her work "To Be and Be Seen".
# 127021 | 1,000 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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The paper discusses gender theory regarding the denial of lesbianism in phallocratic society as described by Marilyn Frye. The paper argues that denial of the existence of lesbians protects males from scrutiny. The paper's argument is based on "To Be and be Seen: The Politics of Reality."

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"Marilyn Frye begins her analysis of gender theory by citing a statement by Sarah Hoagland who argued that there is no such thing as a lesbian. This puts a lesbian in the interesting and peculiar position of being something that doesn't exist and this position is a singular vantage point with respect to the reality which does not include her. From Frye's perspective, Hoagland's portrait indicates that..."

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