The Second Sex

by: Simone de Beauvoir

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quiz

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Which of the following best describes “immanence,” the domain to which de Beauvoir says women have been historically assigned?

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Which of the following sentences does de Beauvoir use to describe how men attain superior status?

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According to de Beauvoir, men experience which emotions regarding the processes of life and death?

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What term does de Beauvoir use to diagnose the female’s secondary position in society?

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According to de Beauvoir, what animal is used as a derogatory symbol of women who achieve mastery over their own lives?