The feminine mystique has succeeded in burying millions of American women alive.
Men weren’t really the enemy they were fellow victims suffering from an outmoded masculine mystique that made them feel unnecessarily inadequate when there were no bears to kill.betty friedan
The mystique of the femme fatale cannot be perfectly translated into male terms.camille paglia
Kathakali as (1) “ritual theatre”implies an actor (2) who is “transformed”, an audience (3) which is “transported”, a world (4) which is “dreamlike,” and a tradition (5) which is “ancient” (teaching primitive roots). Collectively these five elements created a kathakali “mystique”