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  • Ironically, his ridiculous misogyny rallies support for the feminist cause.
  • It’s a relief to walk into a convenience store and walk right back out without some hangabout in sleeveless flannel leering as I leave, some muttered bit of misogyny slipping from him like a nacho-cheese burp.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • He was not the junior misogynistic type of boy at all.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • The Priory of Sion believed that it was this obliteration of the sacred feminine in modern life that had caused what the Hopi Native Americans called koyanisquatsi—"life out of balance"—an unstable situation marked by testosterone-fueled wars, a plethora of misogynistic societies, and a growing disrespect for Mother Earth.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • He had some news for Lancelot, which he told him in a whisper after dinner—but unfortunately he was a misogynist, and, like most people of that sort, he had the female failing of indiscretion.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • Like we always go to see Beauty and the Beast, my all-time favorite Broadway musical, I don’t care what Lilly says about Walt Disney and his misogynistic undertones.
    Meg Cabot  --  The Princess Diaries
  • Whether Shakespeare’s treatment of the female characters is misogynistic.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • Jesse Ferrenby had brought her to a smaller game a few weeks before, and had pressed Burne into service—to the ruination of the latter’s misogyny.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • They commiserated on rampant misogyny, bad manners, and depressed mothers, whereas Art and she talked to discover new things about themselves and each other.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • The only reason I bring all this up is to explain the misunderstanding between the French doctor and the American actress, who, egocentric as she was, imagined herself the victim of envy or misogyny.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being

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  • Nika remembered his early morning misogyny.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • In the world of misogyny, that is technological innovation.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Their lyrics avoid the violence and misogynistic tone of some hip-hop, but the social message is the same, because, they said, it’s a portrayal of life: "We’re just people that are just talking about what, what’s going on, right in front of your eyes, and what people go through on a daily basis, and it’s not that hard to relate to it, you know, ’em a lot of, of America lives this way, you know."
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • [1* ’It remains a strange and almost inexplicable fact that in Athena’s city, where women were kept in almost Oriental suppression as odalisques or drudges, the stage should yet have produced figures like Clytemnestra and Cassandra Atossa and Antigone, Phedre and Medea, and all the other heroines who dominate play after play of the "misogynist" Euripides.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One’s Own
  • In short, women themselves absorb and transmit misogynistic values, just as men do.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Namely: sexism and misogyny.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In talking about misogyny and gender-based violence, it would be easy to slip into the conceit that men are the villains.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • She argues that ubiquitous gang rape in civil wars isn’t about sexual gratification, but rather is a way for military units—including their female members—to bond, by engaging in sometimes brutally misogynistic violence.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So let’s face the question squarely: Is Islam misogynistic?
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Islam itself is not misogynistic.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "Study Abroad"—in the Congo In the cauldron of violence and misogyny that is eastern Congo, the HEAL Africa hospital where Dina was treated is a sanctuary of dignity.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I was a one-woman misogynist.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Sir Bors the misogynist had reluctantly consented to fight for the Queen, if nobody else could be found.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • There, she remembered, in more peaceful times, Brukhianov, a boorish misogynist in spectacles and a long frock coat, who dealt in leather, oats and hay, cart wheels and harness, would read the penny paper as he sat importantly on a chair outside his great, four-panelled iron door.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • "And the fear of women itself," Cutler said, "where, you know, in rap music there is quite a bit of misogynistic rhyming going on amongst some of the hard-core.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Is Islam Misogynistic? A majority of the dwellers of hell will be women, who curse too much and are ungrateful to their spouses.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • My dad’s mantra, and that included the onset of Alzheimer’s—a slow decline into a sudden, steep drop that forced us to move our independent, misogynistic father to a giant home that stank of chicken broth and piss, where he’d be surrounded by women helping him at all times.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
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