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patriarchy
used in Jane Eyre

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a form of social organization in which men are given more power than women
  • Both her cast of form and feature, her complexion and her general air, suggested the idea of some Israelitish princess of the patriarchal days; and such was doubtless the character she intended to represent.
    Chapter 18 (15% in)

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