What is the role of androgens in Woof’s Flush?

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Some people suggest that Woolf’s characters, in Flush and other novels, were quite androgynous, indicating that Flush’s character was not meant to represent women at all. “Androgyny was the myth that helped Woolf evade confrontation with her own painful femaleness and enabled her to choke and repress her anger and ambition.” According to ‘A Literature of Their Own’ by Elaine Showalter, Woolf placed androgynous characteristics on to her characters as a sort of defense mechanism...
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