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“The waste of intelligence. A community that finds it natural to suffocate with the care of home and children so many women’s intellectual energies is its own enemy and doesn’t realize it.” – Elena Ferrante


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Its own enemy

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“Words: with them you can do and undo as you please.” – Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name

The doing and undoing

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Everything in the world was in precarious balance, pure risk, and those who didn’t agree to take the risk wasted away in a corner, without getting to know life.
Elena Ferrante, The Story of a New Name

“Everything in the world was in precarious balance, pure risk…” ― Elena Ferrante

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