In artworks, the women are represented as attractive and fearless, fighting heroically against Greek warriors. Unlike the Persians and other living enemies on the point of death at the hands of Greeks, Amazons were not depicted gesturing for mercy. ..." – By Adrienne Mayor
"If modernism sought grand syntheses to repair what was seen as a fragmented and fallen world, postmodernism is just the opposite, celebrating, or at least ironically accepting, the provisional and contingent nature of our identities and constructions. This divide can be seen across a range of cultural phenomena. ..." – By Paul Allen Miller
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