• The Storm Feminine Sexual
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    "The Storm" may be interpreted as a condemnation of societal constraints upon feminine sexuality. As Calixta "unfastened her white sac que at the throat" she was taking off chains of oppression of her sexuality. When Calixta "nervously began to gather up from the floor the lengths of a cotton sheet which she had been sewing" she is putting her duties away for pleasure and is finally going to fulfill her birthright for passionate sex. In "The Storm" Calixta is a shameless married woman who "lifte...
  • Human Sexuality Affectional Orientation
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    Explain the components of Human Sexuality. In your explanation include the definition of Gender we constructed in class. The components of Human Sexuality differ, of course, with every individual. With the different components of sexual behavior, attitudes and values related to sexuality, intimacy, gender, gender of assignment and reassignment, gender identity, gender role, gender orientation, social orientation, erotic orientation, and affectional orientation determines our sexual identity. As...
  • Desires In Advertising Women Truth Today
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    The following advertisements promote new desires and new cultural mythologies towards our society. The older desires are still evident because they are used in nature differently, but now new desires are emerging. These new desires include the power and freedom of women, a new rugged view of sex and sexuality, extreme risk, and strangely enough truth has been a new evident trend. The largest new trend or desire of our society pertains women and the new role they have in our society. In today s ...
  • Transformation Of Intimacy Romantic Love
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    The Transformation of Intimacy How does 'sexuality' come into being, and what connections does it have with the changes that have affected personal life on a more general plane In answering these questions, Anthony Giddens disputes many of the interpretations of the role of sexuality in our culture. The emergence of what he calls plastic sexuality, which is sexuality freed from its original relation of reproduction, is analyzed in terms of the long-term development of the modern social order and...
  • Sexuality And What She Understood To Be A Woman Reading Women One
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    As I begun to read chapter four I thought that it would be one of the most interesting and informative for me. The further I got in to the reading I realized I couldn't relate too much of what was said. The first concept I chose was a basic for the chapter, sexuality is not instinctive but learned from our families, our peers, sex education in school, popular culture, negotiations with partners, and listening to our own bodies. I have never thought about my sexuality in that way. As I read I was...
  • The Storm Sexuality And Passion
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    Kate Chopin's short story 'The Storm'; describes an encounter of infidelity between two lovers during a brief thunderstorm. The story alludes to the controversial topic of women's sexuality and passion, which during Chopin's time no one spoke about much less wrote about. So controversial was 'The Storm,' ; that it was not published until after her death in eighteen ninety-nine. The story is broken up into five sections, each filled with small clues and hints that reflect her message. In short, K...
  • Abortion Today's Society
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    By: Marlon Deogracias E-mail: Marlon Deogracias Father Andrews NFO OA 1 Monday, March 27, 2000 Abortion: How it is corrupting Today's Society In today's society human sexuality is displayed in many was and many forms. It is used on our television programs and commercials, movies and magazine articles, Internet and etc. Sexuality is so evident in our world, that having pre marital sexual relations is no longer restricted or wrong in the eyes of society. Due to the lack of concern, more and more t...
  • The Social Impact Of Birth Control In Germany
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    THE "SOCIAL IMPACT" OF BIRTH CONTROL Positive impacts of access to sexuality education, public information, and medical services are available to young people in Germany. In Germany, adolescent sexuality is regarded as a health issue, not a political or religious one. An overwhelmingly majority of the people and institutions in this country support sexual health. Teens are educated about safer sex and have access to both birth control pills and condoms if they have sexual intercourse. German ado...
  • The Storm Calixta And Alcee
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    The Storm In Kate Chopin's short story "The Storm," the narrative surrounds the brief affair of two individuals, Calixta and Alcee. Many people don't see the story as a condemnation of infidelity, but rather as an act of human sexuality. This essay argues that "The Storm" may be interpreted as a specific act of sexuality and passion joined with a condemnation of its repression by society. If one is to attempt to interpret "The Storm," it becomes necessary to examine the conditions of the surroun...
  • Bdsm Form Sexuality Case
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    BDSM BDSM stands for Bondage Discipline Sadism and Masochism. Most regard this as a perverted form of sexuality limited only to gays who they also regard as perverted. This is far from the case, as even the great marquis de Sade was into this sort of play, and was clearly straight. Whereas there are more problems involved in BDSM than in Vanilla sex, the form of sexuality called BDSM is also much more a form requiring trust. , In a typical scenario, one person in this case i will call the person...
  • Barbie Prager Essay Created
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    In the essay "Our Barbies, Ourselves," Emily Prager explores the history of the Barbie doll and talks about the Barbie doll itself. Prager seems convinced that the Barbie doll was an object created by a man and that Barbie reeks of sexuality, sexual innuendo and serves as the anti-feminist embodiment of every man's fantasy. In her own expressive and persuasive modes to fashion an essay designed to persuade the reader that the Barbie doll is a twisted and corrupt tool designed by men to combat th...
  • Reaction To The Rocky Horror Picture Show
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    For my reaction paper I chose to go watch The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Allen Theater on Friday night. I found the movie to be very interesting and hilariously funny. It is a spoof of monster, horror, and sci-fi flicks. The classic movie includes famous actors such as Susan Sarandon, Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick, Meat Loaf, and others and is definitely worth seeing. The movie begins with a woman named Janet accepting a marriage proposal from her boyfriend Brad. The happy couple drives away ...
  • Shakespeare's Othello Female Sexuality
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    Shakespeare's Othello begins with a marriage between Othello and Desdemona. This marriage was the result of the strong bond of love which they felt together. During their marriage, Othello started to feel a sense of jealousy with Desdemona's behavior. This jealousy was being created by Desdemona's beauty and sexual power. With the presence of Desdemona, Othello felt belittled with her sexuality. Female sexuality is a threat to the patriarchal society, and Othello must control it. Desdemona's se...
  • Murray Davis Smut Erotic Reality Obscene Ideology
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    Murray Davis's mut, Erotic Reality/Obscene Ideology In the book Smut, Erotic Reality/ Obscene Ideology, by Murray Davis (1983), the author expresses the idea that the best source for studying human sexuality objectively is 'soft core', rather than "hard core" pornography. (Davis p. xix). The purpose of this paper is to critique Davis's claim and to study what understanding of human sexuality someone might have if they used some other resource that is available today, in this case the Internet. D...
  • Sex Education Sexuality Sexual Abstinence
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    Trinchieri 1 Just say no, or say nothing at all. Either live by the word of the Christian God, or live with disease and unsupportable families. In current abstinence-only sexual education, this is the choice the nation gives to young people about their private sexuality. Clear concise facts have given way to horrifying lectures of the fictional evils of sexual behavior that falls outside the lines drawn by the right wing and the Pope. These tactics do not educate and only damage adolescents and ...
  • Sexuality Repression And Power
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    Sexuality, its repression, and the power responsible for this repression are the central themes in Michel Foucault's History of Sexuality. Sexuality, according to Foucault, is a repressed entity in modern society, and has been so for the past two hundred years. The sexual openness once common in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries became carefully confined and "moved into the home... silence became the rule." (page 3) Though he believes that we are repressed he advocates that we have been f...
  • Charlotte Bronte Jane Sexuality Rochester
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    Socialites by day, Deviants by night Charlotte Bronte is a product of her own time, thus, much of what Lawrence criticizes her for is applicable. However, as much as Bronte may have relegated her direct support of the discussion of sex to subtlety and shadows, she was in fact a proponent of the discussion of sexuality and its analysis. In Pornography and Obscenity Lawrence is criticizing Bronte for allowing the sense of pornography to enter her writing. Pornography is defined as: "the depiction ...
  • The Wife Of Bath
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    Who should have the dominant power in a marriage, the husband or the wife? According to the Wife of Bath in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the woman should take control of the marriage in order for both the man and wife to have happiness. Headstrong, opinionated and liberal, the Wife of Bath fights against the denigration of women by men. She believes women can do whatever they want with their sexuality, including the right to use it as a weapon to subdue their husbands. With her marri...
  • Twentieth Century Sexuality One Professor
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    Sexuality in the Twentieth Century Humanity is a long drawn out historical process. Somebody once said only that which is without history can be defined. Sexuality is a substantial example of this. In his lecture, Professor Simon argued that sexuality in the twentieth century has been changeable. He draws many points about the variable of sexuality, and how it changes with through the years. The Professor also lectures about how generations mend, and explains how one generation can have great in...
  • Teen Sexuality Sexual Conten
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    Opening: Discovering and forming one's sexual identity is a focal point of adolescence. A Teenagers decision about sexuality are influenced by all factors such as love, substance abuse, poverty, family, sexual abuse, racism and religion. A study in the United states done by Dan Habib says, everyday, three thousand teenagers becomes pregnant. Eighty percent of young Americans have intercourse before they turn twenty, and thousands of people in their twenties are dying after having contracted HIV ...