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1984 Sexuality and the Search for Truth
1984 Sexuality and the Search for Truth
1984 Sexuality and the Search for Truth Sexuality and the Search For Truth in Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four The question of the existence of human nature has been a popular topic in modern literary works. Authors such as Shelly and Freud seem to agree that there is such a thing, however, they disagree on its attributes. Orwell also believes that human nature does exist but he takes it a step further than simply acknowledging its existence. Rather, in 1984 he uses such themes as truth and sexuali
Women
Women
Women “Hindu goddesses are traditionally conceived to be strong figures,even indomitable ones. By comparing his female characters to these goddesses, Rushdie attributes them with a force of character.He perceives India as a matriarchy, where maternal power, energy, and love is the means to social cohesion.” (Jennifer Takhar) Durga, the washerwoman who had nursed Saleem’s son in his sickness, is an important figure in Saleem’s life. As we understand from the description of her (pg:445), she is a
Determination of Man?s Role in Latin America
Determination of Man?s Role in Latin America
Determination of Man?s Role in Latin America Determination of Man\'s Role in Latin America How society describes what is meant by a man\'s role is an important definition in every culture. What is right or wrong for men to do in terms of behavior depends on each community, and on people\'s own perceptions. Latin American culture has a strict set of values on sexual issues, reflecting a man\'s role in society. For all of the communities in Latin America there exists a relation between a man\'s ro
Animal Farm Real World Example
Animal Farm Real World Example
Animal Farm Real World Example Humankind has always had a thirst for power; over its peers, environment and spiritual beliefs. To quench this thirst it has gone as far as genocide; but has often employed more subtle techniques, such as mind control. In today\'s socio-economical and political worlds, mind control plays a key role in dictating tastes and lifestyles; as well as controlling political thoughts, views, and people\'s understanding of the world. It is accomplished using various channels
Animal Cruelty
Animal Cruelty
Animal Cruelty Animal Cruelty The topic of animal cruelty is one of great importance to the wold today. Why we humans have the right reserved to treat animals as lesser individuals is beyond me. Animals are fulfilling their part in the ecosystems and communities of the earth, and to the best extent that they are able. For example, a spider is being the best possible spider that it can be, spinning webs and working diligently at what it knows best, not bothering any creatures of the earth besides
Death And The Maiden - Film Vs. Text Comparison
Death And The Maiden - Film Vs. Text Comparison
Death And The Maiden - Film Vs. Text Comparison The Polanski film Death and the Maiden is a wonderful and intelligent interpretation of Ariel Dorfman\'s human rights problem play. Polanski has produced, in this film, an exceptional piece of direction, in which his own personal, emotional input is evident. The main theme of the play is an extremely personal one for both playwright (and scriptwriter) and director. Both Dorfman and Polanski have had to face and flee the horrors of dictatorship and
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion "At the heart of liberty is the right to define one\'s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, and of the mystery of human life. Beliefs about these matters could not define the attributes of personhood were they formed under compulsion of the State."1 U.S. Supreme Court Justices O\'Conner, Kennedy and Souter Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey Abortion in the United States Before Roe When Roe v. Wade was decided in January 1973, abortion except to sa
Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl - Feminism
Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl - Feminism
Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl - Feminism The feminist movement sought to gain rights for women. Many feminist during the early nineteenth century fought for the abolition of slavery around the world. The slave narrative became a powerful feminist tool in the nineteenth century. Black and white women are fictionalized and objectified in the slave narrative. White women are idealized as pure, angelic, and chaste while black woman are idealized as exotic and contained an uncontrollable, sav
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence A problem not taken seriously The first reaction upon hearing about the topic of battered men, for many people, is that of incredulity. Battered husbands are a topic for jokes (such as the cartoon image of a woman chasing her husband with a rolling-pin). One researcher noted that wives were the perpetrators in 73% of the depictions of domestic violence in newspaper comics (Saenger 1963). Battered husbands have historically been either ignored or subjected to ridicule and abuse.
Cruel inentions
Cruel inentions
cruel inentions The film Cruel Intentions is a narration based on a bet between two step-siblings exploring society\'s sexual boundaries. We are first introduced to Sebastian, a fifth year high school Senior with no respect for anyone/ thing except his own reputation of sexual conquest. His stepsister Kathryn is, well, as she puts it "I\'m the Marsha fucking Brady of the Upper East Side". A quick summary, Sebastian wants to have sex with Annette, the new head master\'s daughter who wrote a manif
Examination Of Sexuality
Examination Of Sexuality
Examination Of Sexuality Alfred C. Kinsey argued in 1948, “It would encourage clearer thinking on these matters [of labeling homosexuals] if persons were not characterized as heterosexual or homosexual, but as individuals who have had certain amounts of heterosexual experience and homosexual experience. Instead of using these terms as substantives (real and apparent entities) which stand for persons, …they may be better used to describe the nature of overt sexual relations, or of the stimuli to
Sexual Dievance
Sexual Dievance
Sexual Dievance Addiction to sexual activities can be just as destructive as addiction to chemical substances. Addicts may jeopardize their marriage and family relationships, allow their job performance to deteriorate, and endanger themselves and their partner through multiple sexual exposures. Even though they realize the consequences, they cannot control their compulsions without appropriate treatment. The author explains how to spot addicts and coaddicts among your patients. For most people,
A Look Into Psychoanalysis
A Look Into Psychoanalysis
A Look Into Psychoanalysis Psychoanalysis had its beginning with the discovery that a person in complete physical health could experience an illness with physical symptoms that stemmed from things trapped in the subconscious known as hysteria. Charcot, a French neurologist tried to liberate the mind through hypnosis. A Viennese physician, Josef Breuer, carried this purging further with a process based on his patient, Anna O., revealing her thoughts and feelings to him. Sigmund Freud took Breuerâ
The catcher in the rye- a stud
The catcher in the rye- a stud
The catcher in the rye- a stud It is all Fun and Games until Someone Looses a Rye Once is a generation, a book is written that transcends reality and humanity .The Catcher in the Rye, by JD Salinger, combines a unique style, controversial theme, and thought provoking main character in this perceptive study of the human condition. This postwar novel protests against the loss of innocence and hypocrisy of the era and is the definitive coming of age novel. Salinger constructs a shocking reality, po
Matrix Reloaded Movie Review
Matrix Reloaded Movie Review
Matrix Reloaded Movie Review The Matrix: Reloaded Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Hugo Weaving, Clayton Watson, Nona Gaye, Monica Bellucci, Cornel West Director(s): Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski Screenwriter(s): Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski Filming Location(s): Australia; Chicago; San Francisco Studio: Warner Bros. Alternate Title(s): The Matrix 2 Rating: R - for sci-fi violence and some sexuality Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Sequel -----
American Dream
American Dream
American Dream SOCI 140 Final Chapter 10 Homosexuality is an erotic attraction, sexual behavior, emotional attachment, and a definition of the self. Over 7 1/2 million people in the United States are homosexual. These people are those who are interested in the same sex as lovers. They are often thought of gays for men and lesbians for the females. A persons sexual orientation is what sex one is attracted to, the types are: bisexuality ( both sexes), homosexuality (same sex), and heterosexuality
Adolescence
Adolescence
Adolescence Adolescence for me is the period within human life when most of a person's characteristics are changing from childlike to adultlike. Changes in the body are the most observable occurring at this stage. Other kinds of developments take place such as, intellectual, academic. Social and spiritual. Physical Selves During the phase of Adolescence, girls body is changing in size, shape, and hormonal structure. Adolescent girls focus on their changing bodies. They feel, look and act differe
Warrior Marks
Warrior Marks
Warrior Marks Alice Walker, Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1993, 373pp. Female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, is a practice that involves the removal of part or all of the female external genitalia. It occurs throughout the world, but most commonly in Africa where they say that it is a tradition and social custom to keep a young girl pure and a married woman faithful. But to some Westerners, the practic
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Stephen Dedalus, the main character in most of James Joyces writings, is said to be a reflection of Joyce himself. In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the reader follows Stephen as he develops from a young child into a young artist, overcoming many conflicts both internally and externally, and narrowly escaping a life long commitment to the clergy. Through Joyces use of free indirect style, all of Stephens speech, actions, and thoughts are filtere
Death and the maiden - film vs
Death and the maiden - film vs
Death and the maiden - film vs The Polanski film Death and the Maiden is a wonderful and intelligent interpretation of Ariel Dorfmans human rights problem play. Polanski has produced, in this film, an exceptional piece of direction, in which his own personal, emotional input is evident. The main theme of the play is an extremely personal one for both playwright (and scriptwriter) and director. Both Dorfman and Polanski have had to face and flee the horrors of dictatorship and human rights viola
Cindy Sherman untitled #188
Cindy Sherman untitled #188
Cindy Sherman "untitled #188" In Cindy Sherman\'s photogragh untitled #188 the work is a response to world situations and therefore have international significance in their expression of contemporary issues. Her artwork deals with the way females have been traditionally seen and treated by males, questioning the essence and appearance, expressing the malleability of identity. The images in her photogragh is of women(note that all her work dont include males) In post modernism terms Cindy Sherman
Freud
Freud
Freud In the following paper, the reader will grasp the idea of psychoanalysis with the history, as well as examples of Freud’s own psychoanalytic work. Also, the examples of Freud’s own technique of psychoanalysis. Sigmund Freud\'s revolutionary ideas have set the standard for modern psychoanalysis in which students of psychology can learn from his ideas spread from the field of medicine to daily living. His studies in areas such as unconsciousness, dreams, sexuality, the Oedipus complex, and s
Date Rape
Date Rape
Date Rape There are many questions concerning what date rape actually is. One criminal justice book states date rape is unlawful forced sexual intercourse with a female against her will which occurs within the context of a dating relationship ( Schmalleger 735). There are many other meanings that could define date rape, however this is from a legalistic point of view. Date rape occurs on almost every campus large or small, private or public, rural or urban. There are many elements that attribute
Brurrito
Brurrito
Brurrito Chris Cronk 2nd hour Writing for College Dr. Strauch Burrito Have you ever been eating a burrito and had its entire contents spill all over your clothes? When you were eating that burrito did it taste rather bland? Well, let me tell you how we make a burrito the Taco Bell way! It will change your perspective on how you make burritos forever. To make this burrito I am referring to, you must first obtain these following items: 1 bag of 10½-inch burrito shells, 1 can of refried beans, 1 ba
Hiding Behind A Computer
Hiding Behind A Computer
Hiding Behind A Computer Are computers and the Internet redefining human identity as people explore the boundaries of their personalities, adopt multiple selves, and form online relationships that can be more intense than real ones? Is the World Wide Web redefining our sense of community and where we find our peers? The answer is simple. An individual should not use a false identity to produce a life on the Internet. They should also avoid using an online life to influence their identity in real
Farewell To Arms By Hemingway
Farewell To Arms By Hemingway
Farewell To Arms By Hemingway One of the best novels of Ernest Hemingway is A Farewell to Arms. Hemingway takes much of his life story line to his novel. A Farewell to Arms is the typical classic story that can refer to Romeo and his Juliet placed against the odds. In this novel, Romeo is Frederick Henry and Juliet is Catherine Barkley. Their love affair must survive the barrier of World War I. The background of war-torn Italy adds to the tragedy of the love story. The story starts when Frederic
Abortion Life or Death
Abortion Life or Death
Word Count: 4479 Who Chooses? In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost respect for human life was to b
Freud 2
Freud 2
Freud 2 Freud Freud was born in Freiberg, on May 6, 1856, and educated at the University of Vienna. When he was three years old his family, fleeing from the anti-Semitic riots then raging in Freiberg, moved to Leipzig. Shortly thereafter, the family settled in Vienna, where Freud remained for most of his life. Although Freud\'s ambition from childhood had been a career in law, he decided to become a medical student shortly before he entered the University of Vienna in 1873. Inspired by the scien
Buffy, The Vampire Slayer: A Gender Discussion
Buffy, The Vampire Slayer: A Gender Discussion
Buffy, The Vampire Slayer: A Gender Discussion "Buffy, The Vampire Slayer: A Gender Discussion" What is gender? The answer to that is not so simple. "Gender is what culture makes out of the ‘raw material\' of biological sex," (Unger and Crawford, 1995). Also, there is a difference between what is gender identity and what is a gender role; a difference which seems to be even more difficult to differentiate between than the words "gender" and "sex". Media and other parts of our culture seem to b
When does life begin
When does life begin
When does life begin Three Perspectives on When Life Begins Subject: Where does life begin? That is the age-old question. The decision that legalized the right to an abortion in all 50 states and sparked a political debate that remains charged to this day. Topic: Many questions surround abortion. What really makes someone human? Sub Topics: a) Some suggest life begins when the soul is created. b) Others advocate it is when the child is capable of giving and receiving love. c) Some suggest that l
Women in novel
Women in novel
women in novel “Hindu goddesses are traditionally conceived to be strong figures,even indomitable ones. By comparing his female characters to these goddesses, Rushdie attributes them with a force of character.He perceives India as a matriarchy, where maternal power, energy, and love is the means to social cohesion.” (Jennifer Takhar) Durga, the washerwoman who had nursed Saleem’s son in his sickness, is an important figure in Saleem’s life. As we understand from the description of her (pg:445),
Jeffery Dahmer
Jeffery Dahmer
Jeffery Dahmer The serial killer that I chose to profile is Jeffery Dahmer. Dahmer brings both horrifying, yet amazing qualities to the table in the respect that he terrorized people, not only those that were his victims, but also people that lived both near and those around the country. Section I: Overview - Jeffery Dahmer - Born on May 21, 1960, at Evangelical Hospital in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Jeffery Dahmer was found beaten by fellow inmates on the morning of November 28, 1994, as was pronou
Television
Television
Television English 1301 The television set has been one of those keystone technologies that has played a major role in shaping modern society. While there are many other technologies that have done the same thing, such as personal computers or the internet, television has been around the longest, and therefore, had more of a chance to be an influence. As such, many issues have emerged to cause debate related to television viewing. The common thread among these issues revolves around television’s
Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Equality of Citizens
Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Equality of Citizens
Free Speech, Hate Speech, and Equality of Citizens Nov23/01 POLI SCI 101(A) On October 23, 1998, abortionist Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot and killed by a sniper’s bullet. The sniper in question was part of the radical pro-life contingency in the United States. Bill Baird, another abortionist, had his own clinic fire bombed. When holding a news conference afterwards, he stated, “I fault publicly the Roman Catholic Church, the Right to Life people, and all anti-abortion forces who use the rhetori
Abortion
Abortion
Abortion By: Steve R.J E-mail: [email protected] Abortion In Roman times, abortion and the destruction of unwanted children was permissible, but as out civilization has aged, it seems that such acts were no longer acceptable by rational human beings, so that in 1948, Canada along with most other nations in the world signed a declaration of the United Nations promising every human being the right to life. The World Medical Association meeting in Geneve at the same time, stated that the utmost
Gender Issues
Gender Issues
Gender Issues After reading through my gender log, during the past few weeks, I observed that many people are trained to determine their gender by their biological sex. Some of the people that I have observed and written about would probably never have doubted their sexual orientation. Others have definitely examined their sexuality. Whether this sexuality is male or female is entirely up to them. This is their true sexual identity. Still others that I noticed have actually convinced themselves,
Male Response To The Female Form...
Male Response To The Female Form...
Male Response To The Female Form... Every action has a reaction. All human beings react to certain situations in certain ways. Little children cringe at the sight of brussel sprouts, people cry at sad movies, and everyone laughs at jokes. How do men react when they are brought before the nude female form? What is the basis for their reactions? Do people change personalities when exposed to this? I have tried to learn the mysteries behind these questions, and brought myself to many conclusions. T
Shakespeare - Comedy
Shakespeare - Comedy
Shakespeare - Comedy Shakespeare wrote many plays during his lifetime. Some of his plays have similar comedic characteristics and then other plays are the exact opposite of comedy. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, romance, history, comedy and problem plays all with great success. During the performance of these plays there was no scenery so great time was taken when developing the characters and the plot so the plays would be entertaining. A Midsummers Night\'s Dream and Much Ado About Nothing are j
Ecofeminism
Ecofeminism
ecofeminism The first part of this essay will outline the main arguments of the feminist ecologists and deal with the concept of Ecofeminism. The second part will sketch the main arguments of Rosemary Radford Reuther book, "Gaia and God". The final part of this essay will analyze: Starhawk\'s The Spiral Dance, "Witchcraft as Goddess Religion", The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, and "the Descent of Inanna" and examine the pros and cons of the position that a return to goddess worship would save our pla
'Where are you going, Where have you been'
'Where are you going, Where have you been'
'Where are you going, Where have you been' Aaron G English 303 Fall 96 "Where are you going, Where have you been" The story, ³Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been² by Joyce Carol Oates is truly littered with conventions of Psychoanalysis. Freud developed a list of defense mechanisms used by the human subconscious in order to deal with issues too intense for the conscious mind. These strategies of the psyche are translated into symbols scattered throughout this work. These symbols are express
Comedy in Shakespeare
Comedy in Shakespeare
Comedy in Shakespeare Shakespeare wrote many plays during his lifetime. Some of his plays have similar comedic characteristics and then other plays are the exact opposite of comedy. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, romance, history, comedy and problem plays all with great success. During the performance of these plays there was no scenery so great time was taken when developing the characters and the plot so the plays would be entertaining. A Midsummers Night's Dream and Much Ado About Nothing are j
The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice
The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice
The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice This paper discusses the subject of prejudice in the William Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice. I. Introduction William Shakespeare\'s satirical comedy, The Merchant of Venice, believed to have been written in 1596 was an examination of hatred and greed.The premise deals with the antagonistic relationship between Shylock, a Jewish money-lender and Antonio, the Christian merchant, who is as gene
Health Care System
Health Care System
Health Care System Today’s health care system is in a constant state of fluctuation and commotion. It is sometimes difficult for the health care consumer to identify a valuable resource when they need one. The purpose of this paper is to explore one of the many health care resources that are available in the greater Philadelphia area and then visit this site to learn more about it. Philadelphia, in itself is an outstanding resource to the people of the area. In terms of healthcare resource impli
Female Genital Mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation
Female Genital Mutilation Female Genital Mutilation is believed to have started in Egypt 2,000 years ago and spread from there. Only a few years ago, FGM was considered a cultural tradition, but now the United Nations has labeled it as a violation of human rights. Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United States has declared Female Genital Mutilation grounds for seeking asylum and is a punishable offense (1). Many of us never heard of Female Genital Mutilation until the story of Kauziya K
Honor Killings
Honor Killings
Honor Killings Human rights violations against women have, for too long, been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups and the press. Meanwhile, hundreds of millions of girls and women around the world continue to endure debilitating and often fatal human rights abuses. These are only a few instances of abuse which occur every single day all around the world. Human rights violations against women must be documented, pu
The Marquis de Sade's Attitude Towards Women
The Marquis de Sade's Attitude Towards Women
The Marquis de Sade\'s Attitude Towards Women The Marquis de Sade\'s Attitude Towards Women The Marquis de Sade was an author in France in the late 1700s. His works were infamous in their time, giving Sade a reputation as an adulterer, a debaucher, and a sodomite. One of the more common misrepresentations concerning Sade was his attitude toward women. His attitude was shown in his way of life and in two of his literary characters, Justine and Julliette. The Marquis de Sade was said to be the fir
Sexual themes in the birdcage
Sexual themes in the birdcage
Sexual themes in the birdcage Psychology Of Human Sexuality The Bird Cage, Starring Nathan Lane and Robbin Williams is a film that explores societies views of homosexuals through the medium of humor. By creating outrageously stereotyped homosexual men, the director, Mike Nichols creates an awareness in his viewers of the biases and stereotypes that they hold . The two gay male leads, Albert and Armand are owners of a nightclub in South Beach Florida. Armand (played by Robin Williams) is in a lon
Les Demoiselles de avignon
Les Demoiselles de avignon
Les Demoiselles de avignon As strolled through New York City?s Museum of Modern Art , one particular painting grabbed me , shook me , then through me to the ground to contemplate its awesome power. Like a whirlwind of art , Les Demoiselles d?Avignon , by Pablo Picasso , sent my emotions spinning. I felt extremely uncomfortable glancing at it , let alone staring at it closely for twenty minutes. The raw sexuality and tension that Les Demoiselles d?Avignon radiated was absolutely overwhelming yet
Psychology: Human Development
Psychology: Human Development
Psychology: Human Development Psychology: Human Development The field of psychology may have grown to be respected as a science. Objectivity and the scientific method are both part of the psychologist\'s mode of operation. However, even the greatest of psychologists can only theorize about what makes human beings act the way they do. Absolutes are not part of psychology . Everything is relative and open to speculation. Theorists give us their views or ideas about life. In the field of psychology
The Influence of Parents on Their Children's Sexua
The Influence of Parents on Their Children's Sexua
The Influence of Parents on Their Children\'s Sexual Orientation The Influence of Parents on Their Children\'s Sexual Orientation Do parents influence their children\'s sexuality? The answer may surprise you: no they do not. It has been found that about 90% of sons of gay fathers are heterosexual (Bailey 124). It was also found that 90% of daughters of lesbian women are also heterosexual (Golombok 4). According to a poll taken by Northwestern University almost 95% of people expect children of ho