Study Guide

The Female Man Part 7, Section 4

By Joanna Russ

Part 7, Section 4

  • Somehow or another, Jeannine, Janet, and Joanna are back in Joanna's world. Janet and Laura snuggle on the couch while Jeannine tries to mind-meld with the wall. Laura asks Janet to tell the story of the time she followed a Whileawayan runaway into the forest. Janet reveals that she killed that woman.
  • Jeannine finds Janet's vibrator, and Joanna tells her that it's a Whileawayan communications device—hmm.