by: Naomi Wolf
I liked this because I knew when I was little all I had to do was stand back and try to be cute to get nocied. No one ever says "Oh, she's so smart." Ialways heard, "Oh, she's got such pretty eyes."
Men could not be counted upon, girls this age often learned, but they could be lured into noticing you, if you were skilled and pretty and careful enough, for a little while. (Wolf, 20)
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