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This Study aims to show the changes of the image of women in the novels of Hifa Bitar, in which the author presents the history of women?s life in nearly all its stages, adolescence youth and middle age This research throws light on the characteristics, both positive and negative, attributed to women in the following novels: "iomiyat mutalaqa"(1994) [a divorced woman?s diary], "qabu-?abasiyeen" (1995) [the abbasids? cellar], "afrah saghira afrah akhira" (1996) [small joys, last joys], "imra? min tabeqein" (1665) [the woman from two floors], and "imra? min hedhihi ai-asr" (20004) [a woman of this age]. We can say that the voice of educated women, who have failed in marriage and present a problem for the men that abuse them, is the central voice dominating the besieged by feelings of failure and frustration, and through their relations with men the example of beaten women and their struggle with the power of time dominant in all the novels under study.