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Literary Critique is Non-authoritative[edit]

Reviews cited appear to be random people on internet.

As a result the article's author missed the context and point of women in the main character's life. Its not misogyny but instead sacrifice of most family and personal relationships outside the military context. Establishing a ethical and professional military society is the main character's mission in life. Its never presented in any way that he was driven into this profession in order to escape women. What can be said as "critique" of the settings of the novel is that military women are rare to the point of being unknown at this point in the series. But that is reality at various points in history. The series eventually peripherially explores the impact on women of the practicalities of military oriented nations or worlds with low population problems and no magic artifical wombs...and the compromises for exceptional women and women in gneral as progress is made toward removing reproductive burdens from women in a military society.

Similarly the woodne dialog is in part reflective of someone living a professional military life as scholar as well as practical matters. Such formal speech is still found in places like the UK although most of that has been eliminated from the US military as the idea of permanent cadre of officer student-teachers of the military arts has been eliminated since the late 1980s in favor of the extended weekend warrior model (i.e. military careers are accidents of national need and ability).

Oddly enough if I went back and published reviews of every sci-fi novel I ever read...I could probably establish myself as a layman authority. But while academics may often miss the point of novels ooutside their persoanl experience, there is something to be said for studying means of objectivity (philosophy and ethics) as well as structured literary classifications. (talk) 19:14, 3 September 2013 (UTC)

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