She attended Hofstra University (then Hofstra College) where she also received a master's degree in English in 1964. She married Robert M. French Jr. in 1950; the couple divorced in 1967. She later attended Harvard University, earning a Ph.D in 1972. Years later she became an instructor at Hofstra University.
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Nothing is ever simple. What do you do when you discover you like parts of the role you're trying to escape?
Oh, God, why don't I remember that a little chaos is good for the soul?
Men stumble over pebbles, never over mountains.
All men are rapists and that's all they are.
They rape us with their eyes, their laws, and their codes.
Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight.
When they kept you out it was because you were black;
when they let you in, it is because you are black. That's progress?
To nourish and raise children against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.
S and M is only the expression in the bedroom of an oppressive-submissive relation which can happen also in the kitchen or at the factory, can happen between people of any gender. There is obviously something titillating about these relationships, but it isn't the sexual components that makes them ugly, they're uglier elsewhere. Nothing sexual is depraved. Only cruelty is depraved, and that's another matter.
Whatever they may be in public life, whatever their relations with men, in their relations with women, all men are rapists and that's all they are. They rape us with their eyes, their laws, their codes.
I hate discussions of feminism that end up with who does the dishes, she said.
So do I. But at the end, there are always the damned dishes.
My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water.
The same men who are blind and deaf to feminism are acutely sensitive to what threatens their dominance and privilege.