- pointing out the unfairness of the sexual double-standard (that Beauplaisir can sleep around with impunity, while Fantomina has to go to great lengths in order to satify her desires);
- stressing the limited opportunities for women to use their minds and suggesting that greater educational and vocational opportunities might give the Fantominas of the real world a better outlet than chasing men; or
- showing that women have more intelligence and ingenuity than they are usually credited with
Please note that you don't have to answer this question exhaustively and conclusively with regard to all four personas! A simple "I do/don't think Haywood is crafting these four personas towards some significant literary end, and here's a reason why..." is enough. If you have more to say, that's great!--but a pithy three-sentence response that bears on just one of these identities will meet the expectations for this blog question. By all means, though, cite some specific text to support your claims (however limited or broad in scope they may be).
Deadline: Tuesday (8/30), start of class. Please note that responses posted before midnight on Saturday (8/27) count towards your Week 1 blogging; responses posted after midnight on Saturday will count towards Week 2.