The inevitable presence of their extension gives them a power of object. All of their discoveries are inward and therefore left unsaid.
You can’t see much of the sex of a little girl so it is not made a fuss over as boy’s sexes are.
Girls try to express their transfer towards an object to a doll for example.
was published in 1949, at a time when feminism was not yet widely discussed as a pressing social issue.
It is widely considered to be a formative text of second-wave feminism.