Simone de Beauvoir quote about women from The Second Sex - If it is said men oppress women, the husband reacts indignantly; he feels oppressed: he is; but in fact, it is the masculine code, the society developed by males and in their interest, that has defined the feminine condition in a form that is now for both sexes a source of distress.
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If it is said men oppress women, the husband reacts indignantly; he feels oppressed: he is; but in fact, it is the masculine code, the society developed by males and in their interest, that has defined the feminine condition in a form that is now for both sexes a source of distress.
 Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1949). copy citation

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Author Simone de Beauvoir
Source The Second Sex
Topic women oppression condition
Date 1949
Language English
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Note Translated by Constance Borde and 
Sheila Malovany Chevallier
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