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Marriage as an institution developed from rape as a practice. Rape, originally defined as abduction, became marriage by capture. Marriage meant the taking was to extend in time, to be not only use of but possession of, or ownership.
Andrea Dworkin (b. 1946), U.S. feminist, critic. Pornography, ch. 1 (1981).
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