BDSM Essays

  • 'The Subconscious Dream In Robert Herrick's The Vine'

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    his fear of loss through phallic symbols and BDSM (bondage, discipline, sadism, masochism) manifest dream content during an erotic dream about a woman the speaker may or may not love named Lucia. Two different loss-related fears are present in the dream: The fear of losing a loved one, and the fear of losing virility. The latter is portrayed by the phallic symbolism present throughout the

  • Justice In Susan Glaspell's Trifles

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    A Definition of Justice Equality is the well-known problem faced by women. It is the issue of how women have been treated differently from men who act as if they have a higher social position. Besides the equality issue, there is another problem faced by many women: mental abuse at home. The husbands are not literally abuse their wife, but how they act have made their wives live in agony. Subsequently, when the women as the oppressed party who have been treated unequally cannot demand such abuse

  • Women In Romeo And Juliet

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    William Shakespeare wrote the play of Romeo and Juliet in the early stages of his career. At the time England was reigned by Queen Elizabeth I. Despite the dominion of the queen, female British women were discriminated against. Women were seen as the weaker gender, both physically and mentally (Wojtczak). However, the story of Romeo and Juliet is set in the Italian city Verona. The situation for women was even worse in Verona. It was a male-dominated city where women didn’t have independency. Much

  • Rhetorical Analysis On Rihanna

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    Sydney Watson Writing 105 Daniel Brown Rhetorical Analysis Due: 11/15/16 Rihanna: S&M With the release of Rihanna’s new album, Anti, I reflect on the first time I heard the Barbadian artist. Sitting in the passenger seat gazing off into the trees whipping past me I heard the faint “Na na na come on.” Having never heard the song I turned up the once soft mumbling. Recognizing Rihanna’s raspy voice I immediately started jamming to it. Just after the first chorus was done my father angrily changed

  • Male Control In Edith Wharton's Wide Sargasso Sea

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    Robert Fanney once said " Dominance. Control. These things the unjust seek most of all. And so it is the duty of they just to defy dominance and to challenge control." Those who are dominant either seek others to control or the weak to challenge. Me show it to prove they are strong while woman show it to prove they are independent. It today society it is normal for there to be dominant woman while it is expected for men. Gender plays a dominant role in the depiction of mental illness..*FINSH LATER

  • Whiplash Character Analysis

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    In examining the portrayal of Andrew Neiman character by Miles Teller in the film Whiplash who is an ambitious jazz student at Shaffer Conservatory that plays the drums, the audience comes to a realization that he plays the role of Andrew in a convincing manner that effectively reflects a student that want to become famous at jazz. Miles timid way of acting especially through the use of verbal actions like in the open scene of the movie “I am sorry. I am sorry” (at 2:20) (Whiplash) greatly contributes

  • Annotated Bibliography On Jealousy

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    Annotated Bibliography Draft: Jealousy Worthy Pegram Salem College PSYC 150 Personality Psychology Dr. Mary Jacobsen 11/09/2017 Annotated Bibliography Allen, B. P. (2008). Personality theories: development, growth, and diversity value pack. mysearchlab. Place of publication not identified: Prentice Hall. a) This book is a textbook on personality and only contains a small amount of information pertaining to jealousy as a personality trait. The author defines jealousy as the fear of losing

  • Theme Of Anger In The Iliad

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    Short Proposal Considering the early appearance of anger in literature, some critics think that the concept of anger comes to light in the ancient Greek epic poem, The Iliad, by Homer through the idea of The Wrath of Achilles. Anger became dominant, especially in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries because of the bad conditions in society, economy, and politics.one of the most famous movements in the 20th century that deals with the idea of anger and the mood of people at that time.

  • East Palace West Palace Analysis

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    East Palace, West Palace (1996) is a film made by Zhang Yuan, a renowned Chinese independent filmmaker widely known as “one of the Sixth Generation pioneers of illegal cinema” (Bordwell and Thompson, 2010, p.640). Despite international critical acclaim, the film was banned in China due to its controversial portrayal of homosexuality and being part of “an underground movement existing outside the state studio system” (Lim, 2006, p.30). This response will examine how East Palace, West Palace’s depiction

  • Zelig Film Analysis

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    Zelig (1983), featuring the main protagonist of the same name who can transform to any group he is with, is a mockumentary produced by Woody Allen. According to Stam, a commenter on Woody Allen’s production, describes Zelig as a film in which “artistic discourse is tested in its relationship to social reality” (196), which means that Allen attempts to use Zelig as a challenge to the media representation on what is reality. I would suggest that Zelig’s importance lies on three aspects: The challenge

  • Feminism In Othello

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    In Shakespeare’s play, Othello, the storyline demonstrates male-dominance over the female characters, therefore marginalizing the role of feminism in the play. There are three female characters who play an important role in the Othello, each of whom showed true love and affection towards their men and yet were rejected and became a symbol of suspicion in the tragedy. The story line of Othello contains many problematic complications, all leading towards the ending tragedy, but one of the main conceptions

  • Female Empowerment Analysis

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    one who has paid for the pleasure. Nonetheless, Andrea Dworkin would argue that "women facilitate a complex and contradictory negotiation of pain, pleasure, and power in their performance in the fetish realm of BDSM... is linked to female sexuality and violence."(410) Dworkin claims that BDSM reinforce violence on women rests upon the questionable assumptions that the women are not in control. She then quotes from Audre Lorde, stating "sadomasochism is an institutionalized celebration of dominant/

  • Fifty Shades Of Grey Analysis

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    an extremely juvenile age. Lets take a look at the differences between Christian’s relations with Ana and his relations with the female dominant. Christian was taught how to obey and preform sexual acts by a woman; just when the audience thinks the BDSM relationship between a dominant man and a submissive woman is taboo, the author trades the role by giving a woman the power of controlling a man. This triggers the reader’s mind to believe that a woman being dominant over a 15 year old boy is worse

  • Heartaches 3 Analysis

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    be so traumatized she would not want to be exposed to anything that would in any way remind her of the abuse. Having articulated that, I was confused with Anna's behavior. She was a rape victim; she needed closure and yet she involved herself in a BDSM scene that was obviously sexual in nature. Was it because she was so broken she could not think logically and used whatever she could to somehow avenge herself? Another thing that I could not fathom was, knowing how cruel and dangerous their enemies

  • Social Deviance In Howard Becker's Labeling Theory

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    expectations of sexual orientation have evolved into semi-acceptance over the last few years; however, there are still some sexual situations that are deviant but allow for choices made by consenting adults. An example of this type of situation is the BDSM lifestyle which has made it to the “big screen” in the movie Fifty Shades of Grey. While the portrayal inaccurately portrayed the tenets of the lifestyle, many people watched that movie with gross interest into how it all works. Defense of the

  • Sartorial Codes In The Twentieth Century Essay

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    Raul Corniner a graduate student presented on gay dress and sexual identity in the Twentieth Century. During most of the twentieth century being gay was not something that was accepted by the majority leaving these people limited ways to express their sexual identity. Because being gay wasn’t accepted these people adapted sartorial codes among each other in order to communicate their sexual identity to each other through dress. In the early twentieth century sartorial codes were not used as a demonstration

  • Fifty Shades Of Grey

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    cultivate an appreciation of new pleasures in his partner, and unreflective about what he calls his “singular” tastes, usually breaking off any discussion of the matter at “That’s just how I am.” While Christian reveals that he was himself initiated into BDSM by his mother’s companion at the young age of fifteen, having started from the bottom, as it were, acting as her submissive for six years before taking up the riding crop on his own, the experience seems to have left him with very little relatable

  • R-Rated Film Analysis

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    As stated by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), a film is R-Rated when it includes frequent strong language and violence, nudity for sexual purposes and drug abuse.    The MPAA is an organization in the United States. It rates the suitability of films and carries on a nationwide program for public relations for the film industry. It also aids studios in international distribution and advises them on matters of the tax system (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica, n.d.).    Examples

  • Major Subcultures In Fashion

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    Introduction to Design Studies
Juliette Robbins
Final Essay : Subcultures in Fashion throughout History.
Aishwary Bundela

25th November 2016
 
 Subcultures in Fashion throughout History : Does anything Real exist?

 Fashion has been a part of major subcultures and movements throughout the 20th century. If Fashion is component of culture then subcultures could be called “ A cultural group within a larger culture, often having beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger culture

  • Importance Of Feminist Positions On Pornography

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    Feminist Positions on Pornography The positions of feminists on pornography is currently divided into three common categories. The most notable one is that the pornography medium is an interpretation where women are commodified and exploited by a dominant male culture. However the liberalist stand on a combination of respect for free speech with the principle 'a woman 's body, a woman 's right ' to provide a defense as well as support of females involvement in pornography along the lines of, 'I