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Beauvoir Vs Women

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Though both human beings, Simone claims that woman is not equal to man and that she may never achieve full independence from him. However, the author claims woman can and should claim for liberty. By her own nature woman is different than man. The author states that “woman has ovaries [and] a uterus; these peculiarities imprison her in her subjectivity, circumscribe her within the limits of her own nature’ (4). Hence, to de Beauvoir her biology and even the way she thinks (4), woman is different from man and there is no reason to argue about equality. De Beauvoir states “a condition brought about a certain time can be abolished at some other time” (8); in that the author claims that it is impossible for women to break its condition of dependency
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