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"Orphans of the Sky", a 1941 science fiction novel by Robert Heinlein. Use with the [robert-heinlein] tag.

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In "Orphans of the Sky", what does the society's treatment of women indicate about the society?

In Heinlein's Orphans of the Sky, the people on the Ship treat women as if they're not people. There are references to "naming" their women like dogs, they make deals with father and husband, and are, ...
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