The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf
Naomi Wolf

The Beauty Myth

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The bestselling classic that redefined our view od the relationship between beauty and female identity. In today's world, women have more power, legal recognition, and professional success than ever before. Alongside the evident progress of the women's movement, however, writer and journalist Naomi Wolf is troubled by a different kind of social control, which, she argues, may prove just as restrictive as the traditional image of homemaker and wife. It's the beauty myth, an obsession with physical perfection that traps the modern woman in an endless spiral of hope, self-consciousness, and self-hatred as she tries to fulfill society's impossible definition of “the flawless beauty.”
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Vivian Salazar
Vivian Salazarhas quoted2 months ago
rong men battle for beautiful women, and beautiful women are more reproductively successful. Women’s beauty must correlate to their fertility, and since this system is based on sexual selection, it is inevitable and changeless
Shasha Setiyadi
Shasha Setiyadihas quoted3 months ago
As women released themselves from the feminine mystique of domesticity, the beauty myth took over its lost ground, expanding as it waned to carry on its work of social control.
Agatha Hidalgo
Agatha Hidalgohas quoted4 months ago
the relationship between female liberation and female beauty.

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