Foucault And The Androgynous Mind

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Foucault, when talking about the androgynous mind seems to be implying that as a woman you have a mind that is more masculine or as a male you have a mind that is more feminine. In his quote, “Homosexuality appeared as one of the forms of sexuality when it was transposed from the practice of sodomy onto a kind of interior androgyny, a hermaphroditism of the soul.” it seems to imply that there is this overbalance of one sex or the other in one’s brain. He doesn’t really go into any more detail about the statement because he is talking about a classification of sex. So, when the statement is read, it seems to imply that state of mind as mentioned before. Woolf, in her writing, talked about a complete balance between the two male and female
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