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The Subjugation of Women in Greek Culture and Literature

Women would be better off as cattle, than as we are — a subspecies of the human race. First — at great expense — we buy ourselves a husband — what is a dowry unless a down payment on marriage? — but then he owns us, especially our bodies! Thus two wrongs make a worse wrong. And secondly, the big question — will the man we get be all right, or a total write-off? We can’t get rid of him, it’s not respectable; we can’t fight him off, it’s not possible. Someone like me, not trained up in your culture, a stranger to your customs and traditions, needs magic powers to keep a husband sweet in bed. And if our…