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There is no knowing what may be attempted by a madwoman, driven mad by a jealousy in itself almost as terrible as madness. Similarly with soap-opera, in which the openended plot emphasizes pleasure in the process of viewing.

The first category is that of egalitarian feminism and includes figures such as Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir. The novel puts forward the idea that women ought to be considered as potential doctors, lawyers, preachers and earnest writers.

Robert Brudenell Carter had identified the type of concealed emotions in women as exclusively female in character. Encouraged by interest from my family and friends, I have decided to self-publish the stories one at a time, as finances permit.

Because the romance reader knows the formulaic plot, she does not read for the plot but to enjoy the process of reading. One night we drove late, up in the mountains. She covered her face with her hands, and sobbed aloud. The sudden dousing with cold water was considered by mid-nineteenth-century medics to be one of the most effective methods of curing hysteria. Sudden suppressions of the catamenia are frequently followed by disease of the nervous system of various kinds.

Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Culture. On the one hand, they must resist the symbolic distribution of functions whereby the mind and spirit are ascribed to man while woman is identified with the body and matter, and death.

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There is no evidence that men working in similar circumstances experience such a conflict. The one idea which held possession of her mind, kept that mind locked against every other impression.