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Due To The Fact Dairy Farmers
1,106 wordsSusan Bordo works at the University of Kentucky as the Otis A. Singletary Chair of Humanities. She also is a philosopher who deals with many traditional aspects of philosophy such as Rene Descartes and Sigmund Freud. However, what sets Bordo apart from most other philosophers is her training of the study of popular culture and representations of the body. She is a philosopher, that is, who writes not only about Plato but also about Madonna and O. J. (Bordo 138). Much of Bordo's work as a teacher...
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Stand Trial Female Body
821 wordsEd Gein was born at the turn of the century into the small farming community of Plainfield, Wisconsin. Gein lived on his family homestead with a weak, ineffectual brother and domineering mother who taught him from an early age that sex was a sinful thing. Eddie ran the family's 160 -acre farm on the outskirts of Plainfield until his brother Henry died in 1944 and his mother in 1945. When she died her son was a thirty-nine-year-old bachelor, still emotionally enslaved to the woman who had tyranni...
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Interesting To Note Cultural And Social
1,157 wordsWe all speak and act from our bodies, but what we actually consider as "our" or other peoples body is very much open to debate. The images shift and change threw the times and culture changes, and so does the perception of the "ideal" or "politically correct" body. In the world we live in, the body has become a commodity, a fetish. The appropriate or "politically correct" image of the body results in its veneration as an ideal and promotes a whole set of values behind the image. Therefore, it is...
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Body Life European Costume
801 wordsObviously, the form of costume is depending on the form of human body. This fact separates the art of costume from design and architecture. Thus, fashion always has been longing for human bodys stylizing in costume. The form of costume has always been submitting to the human bodys form. Nevertheless, this is also true, that the costume forms are able to create the perfect human body in accordance with the fashionable and cultural standard. The fashion dress history can be divided into several pe...
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Supreme Courts Hard Core
787 wordsFrom smutty words to filthy pictures, everyones got an opinion on porn. And deep down inside, everyone likes some form of it. You can disagree till your face turns blue, however the porn industry is a money making lucrative world, and we are the reason why. No matter what you look like, someone out there is turned onto your naked (or clothed) flesh, whether you like it or not. And thats the beauty of porn. It brings a little smile to a persons life. Women in the SOB industry, weather they are go...
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Eating Disorders Twentieth Century
1,396 wordsImagine a thirteen-year-old girl who weighs 60 pounds because she is starving herself. Every time she looks in the mirror, she sees herself as fat. Picture her parents watching their daughter literally disintegrating into thin air. This is the life of a family dealing with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are a major problem with the young people of today's society. While anorexia and bulimia are sociological problems plaguing the world's youth, there are also other eating disorders. This "f...
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Female Body Power Structures
631 wordsScience fiction that was usually considered literature of possibility, had consistently offered different fantasies that were alternative to the real world. These fantasies captured the imagination mainly of a male audience. However, the things were in such a way only until 1969. Anne McCaffrey The Ship Who Sang was exploring female complicity. It changed the traditional view on gender roles and tropes. In the book it is suggested that the male gaze is perpetuated in such a way that the female b...
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Ideals Of Beauty Renaissance Artists
1,094 wordsIssues of Gender and the Body in Modern Art (1) It is quite impossible to talk about how the idea of body and gender is represented in the works of contemporary art, without understanding that arts trends correspond to socio-political reality. The reason why peoples bodies served as the objects of artistic portrayal, throughout the history, is that artists had good reasons to associate them with the ideals of beauty. In fact, our metaphysical ability of distinguishing between beautiful and ugly ...
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20 Th Century Male And Female
1,952 words... is no distinction between strangers and citizens (563 a) - calling into question the very structure of a polis that cannot identify its own citizens. Everything (one) blends into the other. We can no more tell moderation from cowardice than we can tell a father from a son, a teacher from a student, or a citizen from a noncitizen. In contemporary understandings, the absence of hierarchy translates into equality, but that is too simple a translation for what occurs in the Republic; equality en...
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Sylvia Plath Ted Hughes
2,134 wordsSylvia Plath Sylvia Plath is described as a gifted writer, poet and verbal artist. Sylvia Plath was born in 1932 in the middle class family in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. She published her first work when she was eight. Sylvia entered Smith College in 1950. By that time she already had a umber of publications. When she studied at Smith College, she wrote more than four hundred poems. She spent some time in New York as a "guest editor" at Mademoiselle. When she returned home, she attempted suic...
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Mise En Scene Male Gaze
2,615 wordsMarlene Dietrich, Madonna, and the Male Gaze in Blonde Venus and Desperately Seeking for Susan As audiences, we subconsciously identify the male protagonists and take female as spectacle during the film watching, due to the social function of narrative films. (Turner 72) 1 Thus feminists have been slashing the objection of female body in? ? male gaze? ? in the narrative films over the decades. Male gaze is in term of the fetishistic scopophilia and sadistic voyeurism. Fetishistic scopophilia dea...
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Female Body Hard Core
949 wordsSusan Brownmillerss essay Lets Put Pornography Back in the Closet, is an well-argued essay. However, adult material is protected by the First Amendment, which protects the freedoms of speech and press. Beginning in the first paragraph, she tries to get the readers sympathy by showing that she is not against the First Amendment. She begins her essay by, Free speech is one of the great foundations on which our democracy rests. So starting with her introduction she gets the readers sympathy. She in...
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Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorders
2,266 wordsIt is not surprising that eating disorders are on the increase due to the value society places on being thin. In modern Western culture, women are given the message at a very young age that in order to be happy and successful, they must be thin. Every time you walk into a store you are surrounded by the images of emaciated models that appear on the front cover of fashion magazines. Women are constantly bombarded with advertisements catering to what is considered desirable. Thousands of women and...
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Hellenistic Period Classical Period
2,095 wordsGreek art has gone through many stages through out the coarse of its history. Over the years the Greeks strived to perfect the faces, bodies as well as the human form in their sculptures. They experimented with many types of techniques, many of which I will touch on in this paper. This paper will mainly discuss Greek sculptures that range from the Geometric Period all the way up to the Hellenistic Period. We will discover that the Greeks were quite talented and always strived for a better depict...
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Archaic Period Early Classical
1,122 wordsBy Greek Art Greek Art By Lizette There are three major categories of Greek sculpture: freestanding statues, architectural sculpture, and non architectural reliefs. The principal subjects of Greek sculpture are gods, heroes of legend, and athletes, youths, or maidens intended to demonstrate ideals of beauty. Whatever the subject, category, or material, the typical Greek sculpture was basically spiritual in function. Most statues and reliefs were dedicated as offerings in sanctuaries to please or...
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Interesting To Note Cultural And Social
2,312 wordsMARKETING AND THE BODY We all speak and act from our bodies, but what we actually consider as our or other people? s body is very much open to debate. The images shift and change threw the times and culture changes, and so does the perception of the ideal or politically correct body. In the world we live in, the body has become a commodity, a fetish. The appropriate or politically correct image of the body results in its veneration as an ideal and promotes a whole set of values behind the image....
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Quot Quot Depression Era
1,487 wordsNancy Berke Much proletarian literature of the 1930 s concerned itself with the pathetic plights of working men. Depression-era historical documentation and popular culture are filled with familiar images of male figures standing on bread lines, slouching over watery soup in church basements, flagging down rides on desolate highways, or fighting placement or scabs during strikes. While Genevieve Taggard's proletarian collection Calling Western Union contains poems that honor working men and thei...
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Fantasy And Reality Women And Girls
1,255 wordsIn today s society it seems that a woman s body is the main focal point in the media. We see the female body being portrayed as one of a model with unattainable measurements such as 36 - 24 - 36. All of this can be attributed to how our TV shows, movies, music videos, magazines, etc. portray the perfect female body. America and its media need to begin portraying women with all types of figures. This would help greatly to widen our thoughts and definition of what beauty really is, not to mention ...
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Due To The Fact Dairy Farmers
1,130 wordsHuge? The United States sure is. Susan Bordo works at the University of Kentucky as the Otis A. Singletary Chair of Humanities. She also is a philosopher who deals with many traditional aspects of philosophy such as Rene Descartes and Sigmund Freud. However, what sets Bordo apart from most other philosophers is her training of the study of? popular culture and representations of the body. She is a philosopher, that is, who writes not only about Plato but also about Madonna and O. J. ? (Bordo 138...
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