Mina Loy Reading
THE FEMINIST MANIFESTO BY MINA LOY
• "choice between Paratism, and Prostitution--or Negation"
• "to obtain results you must make sacrifices and the fist and greatest sacrifice
you have to make is of your virtue"
• "the value of man is assessed entirely according to his use or interest to the
community; the value of woman depends entirely on chance, her success
or in success in maneuvering a man into taking the life-long responsibility
• "woman must destroy in themselves, the desire to be loved"
• calls on women to be impersonal and not to cling to their femaleness as
defined by mal