While it would be of course impossible to argue that Nathaniel Hawthorne's fictions construct the "usual" boy-meets-girl kinds of plots (Bussaco 2009: 487), it is nonetheless tempting to conclude with an ahistorical and quasi-essentialist discordant reality principle, one that may obviate the formidable charges of misanthropy, misandry
, and especially of misogyny.
Some of the images are unpleasant, and I would say many convey more than subtle misandry
in negative relief.
On the one hand, the damsel-in-distress feminism Sharrett so sweepingly invokes often smacks of fin-de-siecle misandry
(that is, fin de siecle with regard to both the 19th and 20th centuries) in its shriller and more undiluted forms.
In a nut shell, Spreading Misandry
reopened the issue of 'rights' by investigating recent contemporary views of men as depicted through popular culture.
Boys and girls were housed within separate compounds, their education based upon misogyny and misandry
263) They describe this force as misandry
, "the idea that men can be classified only as evil or inadequate, or as honorary women.
They have recently completed four-volume study of misandry
, the hatred of men and boys.
I might venture to say, at the risk of being accused of misandry
, that it's possible that it might not necessarily be that women do not like sex, but that they might not be as bedevilled by it as most men.
Synnott argues that misandry
, the new form of sexism, has become entrenched in North America and the United Kingdom, heavily supported by the media and within popular culture.
2) The Oxford English Dictionary defines misandry
as "The hatred of males; hatred of men as a sex.
My point is not to deny the truth of Warren's comments, but to emphasize that if he wants to convince us that misandry
is present in our legal system, then he had better get down to specifics.
At times, the influence of Solanas' outspoken misandry