Polyamory Essays

  • Summary Of Betty Friedan´s The Feminine Mystique

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    “The Feminine Mystique” was written by Betty Freidan, a college graduate and mother of three, in 1963 (Friedan 273). She began the document by explaining how most people viewed the American housewife as “healthy, beautiful, educated, concerned only about her husband, her children, her home” (Friedan 273). She explained that millions of young women dreamed of this future and yearned for a contented feminine existence. However, she then introduced the “problem without a name” experienced by many American

  • Neocolonialism In Jessica Hagedorn's Dogeaters '

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    Jessica Hagedorn’s Dogeaters exposes lives of numerous characters living in the postcolonial Philippines. Hagedorn vividly paints the picture of a society freed from the foreign oppressor that still clings to the imported values and struggles to recreate itself. The postcolonial confusion and a sense of a lost national identity have allowed for a newly formed nationalism to spread. Yet, the influence of the former U.S rule lingers as society remains infatuated with Hollywood movies, soda drinks,

  • Samuel Johnson Rhetorical Analysis

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    Mothers have pushed their children to achieve greatness since the beginning of time. Such an example can be seen in a mother’s request to Samuel Johnson for an archbishop’s patronage for her son and the response of Samuel Johnson. In this letter, Samuel Johnson uses various rhetorical strategies to explain and justify to the mother that there is no reason for him to endorse her son and talk to the archbishop about patronage. In the beginning, Johnson explains the mistake that the mother made. He

  • Polygamist Marriage Analysis

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    Introduction Polygamous marriage has long been associated with abuse and extremism. The Mormon Fundamentalists are widely known for participating in this practice and their abuse of women and children has been widely publicized. This type of marriage is currently illegal and forces those who practice this type of marriage to live in secrecy and not report abuse to authorities. I’m interested in researching if legalization of polygamist marriage, one man to multiple women, protects or harms women

  • The Pros And Cons Of Polyamory

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    The main reason why some researchers and the overall society are against Polyamory because they believe that people choose that lifestyle as an excuse to have numerous sexual encounters with multiple people, without being labelled as unfaithful or disloyal towards their partner. In the article "This Is My Partner, And This Is My ... Partner's Partner: Constructing a Polyamorous Identity in a Monogamous World" the author Barker, quotes another author, Aviram. He claimed that people who said that they

  • The Various Forms Of Reflexivity (HTML)

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    Reflexivity (-- removed HTML --) It is imperative that people understand the actual extent of violence against women, the various forms that it takes (as mentioned above) and its prevalence. This is important because in many cultures around the world patriarchy (one of the main factors in instances of abuse) is very much alive and the girls and women that grow up in these societies are brought up to believe that the abuse they endure is normal, in other words; they deserve to be abused because they

  • Syariah Court Essay

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    The legal implications and feasibility of integrating the Syariah courts into the federal judicial system through restoration of Article 121 of Federal Constitution Prior to 1988, Article 121(1) of Federal Constitution provided as follows: Subject to Clause (2) the judicial power of the Federation shall be vested in two High Courts of co-ordinate jurisdiction and status, namely— (a) one in the States of Malaya, which shall be known as the High Court in Malaya and shall have its principal registry

  • The Giver Dystopian Society

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    Have you ever wondered what a perfect society really is? To some people, they may imagine a world where all people are wealthy and live in mansions, where everything and everyone is happy and equal, but maybe to other people it may be a place where its all cupcakes and rainbows, fun and colorful. In The Giver the society the people live in is called a “dystopian society”. However, in the book, the author makes it seem as they live in a “utopian society”, when in reality its the complete opposite

  • Essay On Misuse Of Authority In The Crucible

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    Noah Roberts C. Young ENG3U1 3/26/2018 Misuse of Authority: Will the Crucible Crumble A difficult choice to make is whether maintaining ones morals is more important than aiding another. In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, many of the characters face a misuse of authority and have a choice to make which is either to break their morals so they can help others, or stand by them and watch what happens to the people that they protect. Elizabeth, the wife of John Proctor, faces pressure from the court and

  • Olga Khazan's Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy

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    Atlantic, titled Multiple Lovers, Without Jealousy, journalist Olga Khazan reports her experiences meeting and interviewing multiple people in polyamorous relationships. The many couples that Khazan interviews try to help explain the process of polyamory to those who have not been in an open relationship before. Based on her observations of these couples and their experiences, Khazan argues that those in polyamorous relationships are better at handling conflict than those in monogamous relationships

  • Metamorous Relationship Essay

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    is one where the couple in question has been in a long-term relationship for a substantial period of time and decides to take on an additional third, fourth, or fifth significant other who plays more of a supporting role in the relationship. Like polyamory, there may be a set of predefined rules to be followed in any open relationship. However, as previously discussed, labelling a relationship as “open” generalizes it by looping it in with other consensual non-monogamous relationships. Think of it

  • Sociological Perspective: What Is Important To Me?

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    I am very lucky to be living in a country that allows me to have the freedom and rights that I have today. In some countries, marriages are arranged, polyamories are present, women have little rights, and people are poor. Today, technology has allowed me to connect with more people by social media, cars, and cell phones. Society punishes, rewards, or ignores everything we do. As a child, I looked towards my parents and the community when forming an understanding of behavior. The behaviors they showed

  • Summary Of Dorothy Roberts 'Killing The Black Body'

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    Dorothy Roberts ' Killing the Black Body confronts racial injustice in America by tackling the historical and ever-present assault on Black women 's procreative freedom and reproductive autonomy. It emphasizes the significance of including Black women 's experience with issues such as perceived promiscuity and eugenics, and the struggle to control their own bodies in the study of the birth control and reproductive liberty movement. Roberts centralizes her arguments on four central themes, which include

  • The Social Satire In Star Trek

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    The subject that I have chosen to focus my report on is the groundbreaking social commentary present in the 1966 television show Star Trek. The original series takes place in the 23rd century on a ship called the USS Enterprise. In this imagined future the earth has unified under the United Federation of Planet, which is founded with many altruistic Principles. In this future of humanity evils such as poverty, racism, sexism, authoritarianism, imperialism, classism, and war are eradicated. With the

  • Why You Will Marry The Wrong Person Analysis

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    Love is something that is hard to find and when most people find it, they don’t know what to do with it. In Alain de Botton’s “Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person”, he discusses how people find relationships depending on the types of relationships people have as children. This is different from the beliefs of Marguerite Fields, who believes the typical idea of love and marriage, which is that two strangers can meet and fall in love and have a ‘happily ever after’. Because De Botton thinks that familiarity

  • Personal Narrative: Queerness Of My Identity

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    I was a bottom. Despite enjoying myself in both of these encounters I had these residual feelings, for lack of a better word, shame. It wasn’t until I became more involved with less normative practices of both relationship and sexual practices, polyamory and kink-fetish culture, that I moved away from my stigmaphobe world of shame and into the stigmaphile world in Warner 's words. “The stigmaphile space is where we find a commonality with those who suffer from stigma, and in this alternative realm