In the context of the passage, the word "cost" in line 63 refers to the

Julie-V on September 4, 2019

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Hi LSAT Max, Would the collapse of the movement be justified by lines 44-45 when it mentions that speaking in established vocabularies diminished the ability for the movement to resist suppression? Thanks!

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Irina on September 5, 2019


That's correct. Women used either used the established vocabularies of certain intellectual or political traditions or adopted a vocabulary and a violently extremist viewpoint when allied with Jacobin men. Both of these instances of "speaking in borrowed voices" proved damaging to the women's movement.