chapter  3
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Women's cinema: a look at female identity

Beyond an over-facile conflation of the acquisition of language with the acquisition of subjectivity, the forms and figurations of the female body that emerge out of 'freedom of expression', and the meaning at stake in the activity of self-representation, can now become objects of an analysis that can finally dispense with the terms used hitherto, such as 'unfreedom of the victim' and the I figuration of oppression' .