Woolf is not in favor of a specifically male or female perspective and she does not approach the subject of the absence of female writing in order to highlight the lack of a gendered perspective. She draws attention to it because the fact is women are half of the population and there m...
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...cating his experience with perfect fullness. There must be freedom and there must be peace (Woolf 904-05).
Essentially, a mind must not be bias, it must not be confined to a particular identity, style, content or form. It must be able to see above and beyond these things in order to compose something that is free of confined thoughts. A work that speaks of freedom cannot come to fruition by a creator that is trapped. The role of unattempted writing in A Room of One 's Own is to illustrate that much writing by women and the "other," has been forced into nonexistence by bias and confinement to particular identities, specifically gender roles. In order to be a good writer and to be a person who does not prevent others from being a good writer, one must be gender-neutral. One must realize that creating comes from the human spirit, not from the notion of male or female.
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