Gender Quotes in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"I notice that quite a few men get interested, but then they start challenging me and looking for ways to dominate me. Especially if the discover I'm a policewoman." (18.301)
Figuerola confides to Blomkvist that men are threatened by her because she doesn't conform the their expectations of what a woman should be like.
Why the hell had this group of boys hired Berger at all, if all they did was tear her limb to limb? (21.13)
From reading SMP correspondence, Salander gleans that the men at SMP didn't hire Berger for her brains. They shoot down every idea she has.