Choosing to Refuse to be a Victim: ‘Power Feminism’ and the Intertextuality of Victimhood and Choice

  • Mary Talbot


The refusal to be a victim does not originate in any act of resistance as male-derived as killing. The refusal of which I speak is a revolutionary refusal to be a victim, any time, any place, for friend or foe… so that male aggression can find no dead flesh on which to feast.


Domestic Violence Critical Discourse Analysis Victim Status Feminist Discourse Firearm Ownership 
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