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Feminist Readings: 'Women and Power: A Manifesto' and the relation between Classics and modern-day mansplaining.

Mary Beard's two part essay 'Women and Power: A Manifesto' interlinks the patriarchal issues of the 21st century; including the 2016 US election, in which an intensely  contradictory man accused of sexual assault became president through the use of Twitter. over a woman with a far greater history of political experience;  to the Classical histories and literatures carrying the ideas of male oration as more 'superior' or 'powerful' to a woman's voice. 

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