Venus of Laussel Figures of ideal women and men have been used to draw attention to the product by appealing to the opposite sex in the 21st century. Back when capitalism wasn’t as strong, nude female figures weren’t wielded as mere marketing toys. Paleolithic age cavemen shaped numerous nude women figures with exaggerated body parts, or as we now know, ‘Venuses’. Venus of Laussel portrays the characteristics of these symbolic artworks. Venus of Laussel is a nude female figured artwork found in Maraquay, France.
A shot of a crawling toddler attempting to get milk off a table by shaking the table, the milk bottle topples and squirts onto the kneeled toddler’s face as he catches the droplets with a smiling open mouth, the sign above him reads ‘Sour Milk’. The short film is rich in sexual metaphors and phallic imagery The films made in the midst of The Great Depression and by 1933 the film industry was hit hard by the great depression and 14 million were left unemployed. (p. 189) The depression also resulted in less leisure time for people, furthermore leading to a decrease in cinema audiences and viewing. The depression also created a perfect climate for social and political
There was jelly rolls, and mocha eclairs, and sponge cake and Boston cream pie…” Joe responds with, “No butter, no pastry. We're on a diet!” Sugar is again sexualized by Jerry. Sugar believes that her and Daphne are friends, but Jerry has malicious intentions. In conclusion Some Like It Hot is an iconic movie that effectively showcases the negative stereotypes placed on women. It proves that women are merely objects and not human beings.
The atmosphere was intense, and soon Werner’s mindset began to shift towards pitting himself against others to ensure that he fit the demand for “only the purest, only the strongest” (116). At Schulpforta he fell into the trap of mind control that the Nazi leaders wanted for the recruits and his state of mind was as manipulated as the culture of the environment found himself in. His voice had been stifled and his moral compass had been jostled by the drive to be approved of by the sergeants. He was silent when his friend was brutally beaten, turning a blind eye to the injustice and cruelty that he knew was fundamentally wrong for the sake of self preservation. This demonstration of the change in Werner’s morality as precipitated by his involvement in the military academy contributed to the theme of how manipulative and oppressive the entire purpose of the Nazi party was.
In a Clockwork, if psychoanalytic lens were to be applied, it becomes clear that Burgess constructed Alex as a malignant narcissist, using him as a tool to project his concern that society is shaping the human race into becoming like Alex.8 Burgess describes a society which is on the verge of totalitarianism.11 Heller and Kiraly both argue “..._A Clockwork Orange_portrays a detached, uncaring society where ultraviolence is the only method of saying, ‘I am alive’”. Although Alex’s crimes are abhorrent; the reader regards with empathy Alex’s struggle to seem alive within a disaffected society.11 By committing horrendous crimes, it enables Alex to feel emotion in an ordered world.11 The narcissistic nature of the character has derived from a society that is corrupted and fails to acknowledge its
Moreover, both Alex and Patrick are defined as narcissists in that they snap at the smallest insults to their sense of superiority. Within ‘A Clockwork Orange’ the reader consistently is confronted by Alex’s sense of superiority. This is because the novel is narrated through the perspective of Alex. The violence that Alex and his “droogs” are involved in is seen through the mindset of the narcissist (Alex). In the beating of the drunk by Alex and his “droogs” Alex states “I could never stand to see a moodge all filthy and rolling and burping and drunk, whatever age might be.” Moreover, Alex jabs at Dim when Dim howls and pokes fun at a woman at the Milk Bar, it is not done out the fact that the woman was insulted but due to the fact that his
What, according to Rousseau, were the worst effects of socialisation? Jeans-Jacques Rousseau’s Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men is a defence of the original man in a state of nature and an attack on the corrupt and elitist European society of his day. Rousseau sought to ‘go back to an earlier point and try to piece together[… the] slow succession of events’ in order to pinpoint where humanity degenerated from the state of nature to today’s “civilised” society. In this sense, Rousseau seems to be attributing the process of socialisation to ‘all the evils’ in the world. In order to explore what, according to Rousseau, were the worst effects of socialisation and as a result how they impacted humanity, four points require
A potbellied bartender regarded him and took a step before booting the yellow cat stretched out in his path. Hissing, it escaped under one of the nearby tables. The man wiped his hands on a threadbare bar towel. “What’ll you have, mister?” His gut jiggled with each word he spoke. Jake threw a coin on the
Four years old, the fridge was considered as the peak of all household appliances. Sticky and slimy, grape jelly smeared the fridge from my hands. My muscles strained to open the cold sealed refrigerator door. A nice cool glass of milk would be perfect to go with the previous grape jelly sandwich I had prepared all by myself without help from Mommy or Daddy. I reached for the cold plastic handle of the 2% milk and pulled it off the storage shelf inside the fridge.