[LMB] Why is Aral bisexual?

Jim Parish jparish at siue.edu
Sun Dec 13 01:47:07 GMT 2015


Howard Brazee wrote, of Cherryh's handling of sexual stereotypes in the 
Chanur books:
> But I don’t think it is breaking away from sexual stereotypes but 
> redefining them to the other gender. No subversion.

"Subversion" may not be the precise term, but it seems to me that it 
does attack those stereotypes, by pointing out that the reasons given 
for the practices in the West can be applied with equal force in the 
opposite direction.

Jim Parish


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