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  • Analysis Of The Film ' The Novel ' Fat Girl '

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    Cléo aligns in the first half of the film with Beauvoir’s claims that “the average Western male’s ideal is a woman who freely submits to his domination” (Beauvoir 201). Similarly, in Fat Girl, Elena represents another type of ideal woman that men seek, which is one that will give herself to him, therefore relinquishing a part of her and her control. Elena like Cléo in the first part of the film has virtually no control. Elena cannot control what happens after giving her virginity to Fernando because