Analysis Of She No Longer Weeps, By Simone De Beauvoir

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The assertion by Simone de Beauvoir bears the essence of the determinist’s school of gender theory, which insists that gender is socially constructed .The argument, is that patriarchal society’s world over the century’s abuse, and misuse the institutions of the family, the education, and religion to assign and force gender roles upon the different sexes. It is difficult to gainsay the stance, as this paper will evidence. Nevertheless, no theory is flawless and for that reason it is stretching too much to pretend that Simeon’s claim tells it all. The biological school of gender thought also proffers some irrefutable points to a comprehensive comprehension of gender dynamics and for that reason it deserves consideration.before

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Finding economic and social autonomy through paid professional roles and reciprocity in relationships with those men who are able to relate without domination. This is evidenced with Martha in She No Longer Weeps by Tsitsi Dangarembga who is independent and is able to support herself economically.
There are other critiques who argue that when we look to The Second Sex to understand how to escape being positioned as Other its messages are ambiguous. Beauvoir writing is contentious. She is accused of being male identified in her typing of desirable human characteristics, contrasting, entrapping female passivity and immanence with male transcendence, the existentialist route to freedom and Agency.(Moi, 1994) “She appears to believe in human disgust at the female body and to devalue motherhood.”(Fallaize
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Her thesis is simple and profound and it is still applicable in modern day .She raised conscious raising movements and encouraged women to explore for themselves and to resist prevailing social vies they internalized to become a woman. De Beauvoir does not only indentify problems she gives solutions to them.

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