If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

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If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

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Re: If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

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Re: If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

Postby garbage videos » Thu Dec 22, 10:22 2016

I don't get it. I'm not exactly sure what point you are trying to make.

What I got from it is, life sucks for both men and women. The story seemed very honest and an accurate depiction of the hell of being male and how life sucks for males.
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Re: If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

Postby Nachos » Thu Dec 29, 16:12 2016

This is very interesting. The focus on the looks, or power position, or even sexual status of one gender compared to the other. You don't really notice that you have it internalised until it's pointed out to you.
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Re: If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

Postby Neko » Fri Dec 30, 3:04 2016

All variations of: "She certainly wasn't beautiful but she was pretty."

That might not qualify because I've encountered the male version that uses "handsome" and some masculine description that's the same order of magnitude as "pretty." I guess it allows the reader to picture whatever they find to be attractive. It just seems lazy and unnecessary to me.
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Re: If Women Wrote Men the Way Men Wrote Women

Postby Nech » Fri Dec 30, 8:28 2016

Finally got around to reading this, it's very neat. I find it interesting that when they're describing the physique of the guys, their terminology makes me think of very effeminate men despite the fact that they aren't necessarily stated as such. Anyone else find this or was it just my own internalised/ingrained thing?
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