The Velvet Chamber
An Anthology of Revisioned Myth and Fairy Tale

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Bitch, don't drop that stitch

The women's inner evaluation of herself swings back and forth between two extremes and reflects the polarized image of women that society offers.  As many scholars have noted, images of women in the media as well as fairy tales and religious stories tend to be extreme rather than balanced, fragmented rather than holistic.

--- Demaris S. Wehr, Feminist Archetypal Theory: Interdisciplinary Re-Revisions of Jungian Thought.

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