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Surname 1 Author’s Name: Professor’s Name: Discipline: Time of Class: Date: WOMEN IN LITERATURE: CHRISTINE DE PISAN Christine de Pisan became upset upon reading the text by Matheolus. This was because she found the text unpleasant as it contained many lies about women and their place in the moral and social arena. She considered it of no use in developing virtue or manners for it lacked integrity in diction and theme. She wondered how different men, even learned, have been inclined to express both verbally and in writing so many insults and lies about women and their behavior. Bohm demonstrates how much she was disturbed by this (Bohm 1-2). She concluded Matheolus was not any different from other philosophers, poets and orators. Prior to writing ‘The city of Women’, she examined her character and conduct as a natural woman, much the same way she did to those women from all walks of life with whom she interacted. She had them share
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