Tag Archives: mansplaining

He Said, She Said in the Trump Era

Thursday Today’s poem is a good response to our president’s non-stop lying, gaslighting, and “what you’re seeing and what you’re reading is not what’s happening.” For that matter, it’s a sharp riposte to centuries of mansplaining. Sometimes we need a witty poetic rejoinder like Wendy Cope’s “Differences of Opinion” to retain a hold on reality. […]

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Jane Austen Explains Mansplaining

Jane Austen understood mansplaining very well. “Northanger Abbey” provides a case study.

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