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Ideal womanhood

Ideal womanhood, perfect womanhood, perfect woman and ideal woman are terms or labels to apply to subjective statements or thoughts on idealised female traits.

The concept of the "ideal woman"

The term is applied in the context of various times and cultures, for example:


A great deal of writing has been done on the subject. The subject of the Ideal Woman has been treated humorously,[8][9] astrologically,[10] theologically,[11] and musically.[12]

Examples of "ideal women" are portrayed in literature, for example:

Many books have been written on the subject of the Ideal Woman.[16][17][18]

See also


External links

  • College of Staten Island Library
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