Quotation by Margaret Atwood

She even had a kind of special position among men: she was an exception, she fitted none of the categories they commonly used when talking about girls; she wasn't a cock-teaser, a cold fish, an easy lay or a snarky bitch; she was an honorary person. She had grown to share their contempt for most women.
Margaret Atwood (b. 1939), Canadian novelist, poet, critic. repr. In Dancing Girls (1984). "The Man From Mars," Ontario Review (1977).
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