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Anti-traditional Conception of Sex in Pound's Coitus

- Anti-traditional Conception of Sex in Pound's "Coitus"   Critics have been fascinated and often baffled by Ezra Pound's shifting poetic style, which ranges from the profound simplicity of "In a Station of the Metro" to the complex intertextuality of the "Cantos." Pound's significance derives largely from his constant resolve to break traditional form and ideology, both literary and poetic. What is particularly unique about Pound, however, is that as he continually establishes precedence, he rarely abandons his thorough knowledge and appreciation of classical literature, drawing heavily from his literary and historical education in even his most groundbreaking works....   [tags: Pound Coitus Essays]

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Religious, Cultural and Psychological Views of Sexual Intercourse

- ‘Sexual act’ is not an evil by itself. Indeed, sexual act is the powerful driven force for the survival of human race – don’t you agree. In biological sense, sexual act can lead to the exchange of genetic materials. Although, some might argue, the transfer of genetic information can be done in vitro process, in normal circumstance the natural method (referring to the sexual intercourse between male and female Homo sapiens) is more cost-effective. Besides, natural method can, while vitro process cannot, give physical and emotional pleasures to the extent that most sexual practitioners would crave for more....   [tags: coitus, sexual behavior, sexual addiction]

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A Woman Should Carry The Heart Of A Hare

- Soranus still did not list all the contraceptives that were found in the Middle Ages. Others included herbs and complex ideas. One complex idea was that “a woman should carry the heart of a hare as an amulette with her,” to prevent a pregnancy. Some of the herbs that were commonly used as emmenagogues and abortifacients were “beaten wormwood, pennyroyal, century plant, thyme, rue” and others. One of the more common emmenagogues was rue, a perennial herb that grows to three feet tall and has a bluish green flower....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Pregnancy, Birth control]

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Hegemonic Masculinity Is Criticized For Being Framed Within Hetero Normative Conception Of Gender

- The concept of hegemonic masculinity is criticized for being framed within hetero-normative conception of gender that divides male-female difference and ignores difference and exclusion within the gender categories. Through this theory, many heterosexual and homosexual individuals find their sexual identities through their moral beliefs about their sexual behaviors and dictate whether they are virgin or non-virgin. With the flexibility about virginity loss and the different meanings of what it is being a virgin revolves around complexity, therefore we cannot give a set description of the sexual identity of virginity because of our multiple acts of coitus and sexualities such as gay, lesbian,...   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Debate Over Same Sex Marriage

- Gay marriage is an issue that has been debated for many decades now. It is one of the most controversial issues people can discuss and most typically, people have a very strong viewpoint on whether it should or should not be legal. Though each individual believes that their perspective on gay marriage is the “right” point of view, there are strong arguments for both opinions. Those who believe it should be legal typically take the “all love is equal” standpoint where those who believe it should not be legal tend to sway towards the “gay marriage is unnatural” standpoint....   [tags: gay marriage, gay rights, homosexuals]

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Pre Marital Intercourse And High School Levels

- Pre-marital intercourse is larger in the grade school and high school levels compared to the college level. Pre-marital intercourse in the grade school group is 85%, and 75% for the high school group, whereas the college is 42%. The grade school group is involved with pre-marital coitus between the ages 16 and 20 seven times more than the college group. According to table 146 “The college group derives 4 to 21 percent of its pre-marital outlet from intercourse; the high school group derives 26 to 54 percent of its outlet from that source; but the grade school group depends on coitus for 40 to 70 percent of its total pre-marital outlet.”(p.349)....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Social, Sexual, And Sexual Behavior

- Social and sexual relationships are fundamentally essential to human life. The myth whether or not older people are rarely sexual or rarely engage in sexual behavior is more of a myth. Every human being on earth is unique, and people experience similarities in life, but overall people age differently. Men and women have varying sexual behaviors and with age, the need and want for coitus decreases, but intimacy is still present. There are several factors that go into how sexual active an older person is....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Incest In Society

- 3. How is incest viewed with regards to the current society and can it be justified by the feeling of passion towards one another. At present, there are various issues regarding incest that must be addressed. It encompasses many problems in different societies and social groups. However, it is important to know what incest is and what its roots are to fully grasp the topic. Incest is the act of coitus among relatives or to be specific, blood related members of the family. This generally includes coitus with relatives, even those of the stepfamily wherein there are no genetic ties whatsoever is also considered incest....   [tags: Relationships, Family]

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Contraception and Abortion in 19th-Century America, by Janet Farrell Brodie

- The topics of contraception and abortion have been looked upon differently throughout years past in America. The ideas regarding these topics have changed from being nonexistent to being extremely common in today’s world. In the book, Contraception and Abortion in 19th-Century America, written by Janet Farrell Brodie there are descriptions and sources that state how and why people of the nineteenth century used contraception and dealt with abortion. By reading this book, a person can analyze what practices were used for contraception and abortion, whom the chief advocates of reproductive control in the mid-century were, along with the changing access to fertility control at the end of the ce...   [tags: Contraception and Abortion]

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Analysis of The Story of an Hour

- “The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin had a hidden story behind it, since reading it before I’ve been able to catch things I hadn’t before. I found taking a look at another reader’s perspective along with reading about the emotions, which another reader had caught on to. The purpose of this piece it to analyze the literary piece “The Story of an Hour” along with taking a look at other peoples analysis. While reading “The Story of an Hour” the literary terms that I found very fitting with the piece were dialogue along with tone....   [tags: Kate Chopin, story review]

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The Erotic Art Museum At South Beach

- Museums are something I’ve always find to be very thought-provoking. A place where people can express the things they feel in various ways. These different forms of art include things such as sculptures, paintings, photography, animations and so on. Everyone should take advantage of them whenever there is one available, and so, that’s exactly what I did. I was very privilege to even have one literally 20 minutes from me, plus it was an erotic museum at that. I took advantage of it while I could and I will even mention it to some of my friends and family so they too can experience these remarkable arts....   [tags: Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Reproduction and Abortion Rights in Poland

- Should a woman have control over her body, and with that make reproductive choices. Reproduction and abortion have been a controversial topic for over fifty years. Some people argue pro-life while others argue pro-choice. Who should have the right to choose for women. Poland, along with many other Central-Eastern European countries, believe that the choice should be in the hands of the state, government, and more importantly the church. Poland is located in central-eastern Europe, and had approximately 38.7 million people as of 2003 (Center For Reproductive Rights, 2003)....   [tags: Abortion Essays]

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The Male and Female Reproductive Systems

- ... As it is traveling through the tube, it is susceptible to being fertilized by a sperm cell through coitus. If it is fertilized, the egg will adhere to the façade of the uterus and eventually create a follicle and then a zygote. The sperm cell is created by the male reproductive system once they reach puberty as well. Sperm is devised in the testes by a hormone. Once the sperm leaves the testes it goes through several ducts. When a male and female are experiencing sexual stimulation, the sperm transforms into semen and is then placed in the urethra, which allows the semen to be transferred into the vagina....   [tags: egg, sperm, zygote]

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Sexual Behaviors in Thai Adolescents

- As in many other countries, sexual risk behaviours in Thai teenagers have increased and they have sexual intercourse at an earlier age. Although in Thai traditional culture premarital sex is not accepted, today’s teenagers in Thailand are embarking on sexual relationships outside the boundaries of marriage. This has been attributed to the increasing influence of western ideas brought by industrialisation and urbanisation (Rasamimari et al., 2007). The proportion of teenage mothers in Thailand has increased from 10.4% to 12.4% between 2000 and 2003 (Thato et al., 2007)....   [tags: Social Issues, Thai Teenagers]

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Promiscuity As A Cultural Norm

- The Norm of Promiscuity Human beings commonly accept the notion that when in a relationship, both people should be faithful. Monogamy can be defined as “the state or practice of having only one sexual partner during a period of time” (Merriam-Webster.com. n.d.). Promiscuity is on the complete opposite spectrum of monogamy. Promiscuity can be defined as having more than one sexual partner at one time. People like to believe that humans are among the few creatures to remain monogamous in a life time....   [tags: Relationships, Marriage, Monogamy]

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Sex Is No Right Age?

- When it comes to the topic of When is the Right Age to have Sex, most of us will readily agree that there is a right age. Where this argument usually ends, however, is on the question of what is the right age. Where some are convinced that teens should wait until they are married before engaging in sex others suggest that sex is a signal of maturity to engage in sexual coitus, the right time to have sex is an individual module. However, where the agreement usually ends we obtain the answer to the question; there is no right age to have sex....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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My Struggle with Depression

- ... Take for Instance the man I’m sitting opposite too, he won’t stop talking long enough to eat the nitro poached aperitif that Ima unwillingly paying for. “But seriously, people should embrace life and love each other after all love is the strongest emotion there is” I resist the urge to smash my champagne glass Into his soft blue eyes, but the champagne Is exquisite and I have no Intention of wasting It. Dammit, what should I do. Agree with him or disagree and show him how strong my hate for him is right now....   [tags: humanity, sex, after]

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Marriage : Whose Justice?

- Sherif Girgis wrote his article, “Marriage: Whose Justice. Which Diversity?” in response to John Corvino’s, “What Marriage Can Be” article. Corvino’s article introduced the inclusivist view of marriage and then attacked Girgis’ conjugal view of marriage, which was introduced in Girgis’ book, “What is Marriage. Man and Woman: A Defense.” Corvino’s inclusivist view was meant to expand the definition of marriage, not re-define it (Corvino, p.6) and although Corvino’s defense of the inclusivist view was, “sophisticated, civil and well-informed” according to Girgis, it was also, “Contradicting virtually every philosophical and legal tradition until yesterday, it nonetheless offers no positive cas...   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Marriage]

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Teens and Sex - Teen Pregnancy

- Teen Pregnancy Before we venture into the controversial aspects of teen pregnancy, I think that it is imortant to answer a vital question brought up by one of our classmates. This question addresses how teen pregnancy has evolved and how times have changed to bring upon such a serious issue. To begin answering this question we must take a look back in time to the roles of women and men in our society. Teen pregnancy is not just a rare virus that has recently sprung up and will someday dissapear due to some type of cure....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Mortality Plays ' Pain, Penance, And Admonition

- In the article “Mortality Plays: Pain, Penance, and Admonition in Se7en and Saw”, it discusses the morality of the horror films Se7en (David Fincher, 1995) and Saw (James Wan, 2004) through the Christian tradition. In both films, there is a killer that tortures his victims which lead the victims to murder themselves. Wills and Wilson (the authors) analyze the murderers John Doe (Se7en) and Jigsaw (Saw) by how the murders are related to the Christian ideas of medieval and modern concepts of sin and penance....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Horror film, Christianity]

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Mrs. Mallard's Experience

- Mrs. Mallard's Experience Mrs. Mallard, in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”, lives through many revelations before ultimately leading to her demise. Mrs. Mallards’ acceptance of her husband’s passing brings rise to emotions that can only be described as a “sexual” experience as this “[…] thing […] possess[es] her” (Chopin 552) and eventually results in a new outlook on the situation. In the final seconds of her life, it was not so much a joyful shock that killed her as it was the realization of everything that she had just thought of in the past hour being stolen from her....   [tags: The Story of an Hour Kate Chopin Essays]

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Evaluation of Women and Desire in The Beggar's Opera

- Evaluation of Women and Desire in The Beggar's Opera Though set in the underworld of thievery, John Gay's The Beggar's Opera codifies a set of Marxist sexual politics in which marriage stands as the great equalizer of desire and power. An often aphoristic overview of the traditional power struggle between men and women frames a world in which marriage reduces the wooer's desire but raises his power by an equal degree through ownership as a husband. This commodity fetishism of the wife spurs, in turn, the external desire of potential suitors, restoring equilibrium to the scales of eros....   [tags: John Gay Beggar Opera Papers]

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Morals and Ethics of Cloning

- Morals and Ethics of Cloning Cloning is the process of taking cells from a donor, placing them in a culture dish where the nutrients are  minimal, so the cells stop dividing and switch their "active genes". The cells are then put next to an unfertilized egg. The nucleus is sucked out of the egg leaving an empty egg cell containing all the cellular machinery necessary to produce an embryo. An electric shock is used to fuse the egg and cell together. A second shock is then used to mimic the act of fertilization and help begin cell division....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Saint Augustine’s View on Sexuality

- Saint Augustine’s View on Sexuality The famous bishop of Hippo, St. Augustine, is claimed as a cornerstone of Christian theology by both Catholics and Protestants. Many of his views are regarded by Christians as authoritative interpretations of the Bible because they have withstood heated debate throughout the centuries. Christians ought to ask, however, whether such allegiance is justifiable in all cases. Augustine's idea of sex after matrimony, for example, is very narrow, restricting actions and emotions married Christians today consider part of the beauty of intercourse....   [tags: Religion]

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Gilgamesh Is The Oldest Story Of The World, A Thousand Years Older Than The Iliad Or The Bible

- As Stephen Mitchell stated, “(Gilgamesh is) the oldest story in the world, a thousand years older than the Iliad or the Bible” (Mitchell, 1). Gilgamesh is the oldest text we have from the B.C./B.C.E times. Majority of scholars believe that the main theme of the book is Immortality. Therefore, it is arguable that other themes are much more important. Gilgamesh is by far the oldest known text in today’s age. Through analyzation, we know one of the main themes of the story is immortality; however, that is not the only theme nor is it the most important.The book stands the test of time because of a topical and relatable theme to today’s society....   [tags: Harry Potter]

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The Idea of Love in Sonnet 18 and Good Morrow by William Shakespeare and John Donne

- John Donne and William Shakespeare are each notorious for their brilliant poetry. William Shakespeare is said to be the founder of proper sonnets, while John Donne is proclaimed to be the chief metaphysical poet. Each poet has survived the changing centuries and will forever stand the test of time. Although both John Donne and William Shakespeare share a common theme of love in their poems, they each use different tactics to portray this underlying meaning. With a closer examination it can be determined that Donne and Shakespeare have similar qualities in their writing....   [tags: poetry, eternal, tone]

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Comparsion Study of Sexual Experience of Women with Bulimia versus Women with Anorexia

- ... Participants needed to complete a Diagnostic survey for eating disorders, some of the questions asked were, whether they had every had sexual intercourse and, if so the age at which they first engaged in coitus, whether they had ever masturbated and, if so the age at which they began (Wiederman et al., 1996a). Next using a five-point scale patients were asked to describe their “interest in sex before the onset of their eating problem” as well as the “change in their sexual interest since onset of their eating problem....   [tags: relationships, attitudes, maturity, fear]

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Teenagers Should Be Permitted Access Contraception Without Their Parent 's Consent Or Knowledge

- Teenagers Should Be Permitted To Access Contraception Without Their Parent’s Consent Or Knowledge Jaspreet Kaur Mann Robbins Health Learning Centre MacEwan University   Introduction A case based on true story- Neema Dahiya, student of 10th standard belonged to a nuclear family who lived in a small village named as Hema Majra, Haryana. She was a really good-looking, yet shy girl. During that time period she met a boy who was two years older than her at a birthday party of her friend. Both started liking each other....   [tags: Adolescence, Pregnancy, Teenage pregnancy]

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Defining And Norms And Ideals Of The Donna Onesta, Or Virtuous Woman

- In renaissance Italy, sex was a key factor in defining and enforcing gender norms and Ideals. For women, culture indulged in the ideals of the donna onesta, or virtuous woman. Young women were placed into marriages as soon as they reached their sexual transition into adulthood. for marriage was the foundation for adult life in Renaissance Cities. A son could not inherit economic autonomy unless wed, as they were still considered adolescent in the eyes of the culture. A woman who was not married was considered a stain on her family 's honour, which would be grounds for a one way trip to the convent....   [tags: Marriage, Gender, Sexual intercourse, Adultery]

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Pyelonephritis : A Bacterial Infection That Affects The Renal Pelvis And Kidney

- Pathophysiology: Pyelonephritis Pyelonephritis is a bacterial infection that affects the renal pelvis and kidney. “Escherichia coli is the most common pathogen in acute pyelonephritis, and in the past decade, there has been an increasing rate of E coli resistance to extended-spectrum beta-lactam antibiotics”(Colgan & Williams, 2011, p. 519). This bacteria can travel upward from the lower urinary tract, or rarely, through the blood stream. “Contributing factors for include vesicoureteral reflux, neurogenic bladder, and urinary tract obstruction such as ureteral calculi”(Castner, 2013, p....   [tags: Bacteria, Escherichia coli, Abdominal pain]

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Ecstasy to the Deepest Grief in Polly Clark's Short Story, Elephant

- Elephant Imagine a world without dreams; would it not be empty and meaningless. Have you ever wondered how your life in the end will turn out to be. Have you at any time really taken control of you own life or do you simply not care. No one can live without dreams and aspirations, goals to reach. You have to strive for something in life; otherwise your life is at risk of becoming monotonous and uneventful. Having no dreams tends to isolate you. It is not unlike living in a box, an empty box, where everything feels the same....   [tags: dreams, childhood, expectations]

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Gender Roles Have Tarnished Society Since The Beginning Of Documented History

- Gender roles have plagued society since the beginning of documented history. These roles have placed undue stress on both genders to act a certain way. Men are expected to be natural leaders, strong, and void of externalizing their emotions. Women are expected to maintain households, care for children, and be expressive of their emotions. These are the generalizations when regarding each gender as a whole. As time has progressed some expectations have changed to include either gender; however, it is still apparent that each gender is pressured to conform to their specific gender roles....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Masculinity, Man]

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A People 's History Of The United States : 1492 Present

- In the second chapter of A People 's History of The United States: 1492-Present by Howard Zinn, he discusses the way white indentured servants and black slaves were treated and viewed. He expands on the dynamics and importance of their relationship in history. In society, the dominant group has always attempted to divide the minorities from one other for the sole purpose of being able to manipulate them to fit their needs and desires. This is to ensure that they will never come together and start a riot or attempt to change the social order that isn 't in their favor....   [tags: Slavery, Black people, White people]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Where Did I Come From? '

- Around the age of six, my mother handed me and my older sister, she was nine, a book to read about sex. I believe the title of the book was “Where did I Come From?”. She told us to read the book and she would answer any questions we had. I vividly remember what the book looked like. It was a children’s picture book with no more than three sentences on each page. It was a story of a man and woman. The book began with the two of them standing naked facing forward. It continued that the two of them wanted to have a child....   [tags: Marriage, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Gender Differences and Expectations When Engaging in Casual Sex Encounters

- Sexual behaviour that occurs today allows for a lot more promiscuous behaviour than would have been acceptable in the past. Among the most modern trends is short-term casual sex encounter. These casual sex relations are defined as a relationship where partners engage in sexual activities without referring to it as romantic, (Grello, Welsh & Harper, 2006). These are purely physical relationships and can occur between strangers but generally develop out of a friendship, (Grello, Welsh & Harper, 2006)....   [tags: Sexual Issues]

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A Comical Analysis of The Tale of Cupid and Psyche

- Although written in the olden times, one of Apuleius’s story collections in the book of Metamorphoses entitled "The Tale of Cupid and Psyche" relates to the modern age issue of marriage and relationship. It reflects and gives hopes to some relationships that started wrong but ended up good. I will examine the story of “The Tale of Cupid and Psyche” and will relate its relevance to the modern times. “The Tale of Cupid and Psyche” is a tale about the relationship that the God of Love, Cupid, has with a mortal named Psyche....   [tags: relevance to modern times, Apuleius]

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Halloween Is A Perfect Example Of A Cliche Slasher Film

- The “Slasher Film” has always been an iconic sub-genre of horror in American pop culture. Initially slasher films don’t seem to break the barriers of American Cinema; they still explore interesting aspects of the human psyche. Often we are thrown into the mind of our psychotic murderer, and then forced to live out his ritualistic killings. John Carpenter’s Halloween is a perfect example of a cliché slasher film. This film features some of the most common conventions of the horror genre....   [tags: Horror film, Slasher film, Halloween]

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Virginity And Double Standards Associated With Males And Females

- Virginity and Double Standards Associated with Males and Females The following paper will talk about virginity and factors that affect the way people view it. This paper will also be talking about the different ways culture and religion can change how young people -by young people it is referring to late adolescences and early adulthood- think about the loss of virginity. Another important topic touched is how double standards can create certain stigmas that are associated with males and females....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Lgbt, And The World

- Due to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights in the world introduction wrote by Kelly Kollman and Matthew Waites, the world has been changed decades, and the LGBT movement is still continuing to develop. (2009) However, China has the highest population of the world, which also means it contains tremendous numbers of LGBT population. But compares to the western countries, the Chinese government seems to ignore this particular group spontaneously. The neglect of the LGBT group caused more problem for traditional heterosexual to understand and embrace the LGBT culture....   [tags: LGBT, Homosexuality, Gay, Sexual intercourse]

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

- “Deficient” is an immune system that cannot protect you from viruses, the flu, diseases, and the common cold. You cannot tell when someone is terminally ill, just like you cannot tell when someone is truly happy. When people lack the knowledge about AIDS and HIV, they seem to be ignorant about the situation other people are in. HIV and AIDS are not contagious, nor can you get it from hugging, holding hands, or kissing someone. Many people who are infected by this virus do not know they are HIV positive....   [tags: african americans, HIV, AIDS, sexual activity]

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The Analysis of the Character Ophelia on Hamlet

- In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Ophelia is the most static character in the play. Instead of changing through the course of the play, she remains suffering in the misfortunes perpetrated upon her. She falls into insanity and dies a tragic death. Ophelia has issues surviving without a male influence, and her downfall is when all the men in her life abandon her. Hamlet’s Ophelia, is a tragic, insane character that cannot exist on her own. In Elizabethan times, Ophelia is restricted as a woman. She is obedient to the commands of the men in her life although she often attempts to do the right thing....   [tags: hamlet, william shakespeare, elizabethan times]

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Socio Demographic Characteristics Of The And Control Group

- 5. Results 5.1 Socio-demographic characteristics The present study included 118 subjects divided into 2 equal groups; case group and control group each consisted of 59 subjects. Both groups were matched in age and socio-demographic characteristics as demonstrated by Tables 5.1. Recurrent VVC is less prevalent among women with high SES; however, it is more prevalent among residents in rural areas (10.2% and 69.5%, respectively) as demonstrated by Table 5.1. 5.2 Genital hygiene behaviors There was statistical significant difference in genital hygienic behaviors between both case group and control group (p < 0.001) as demonstrated by Table 5.5....   [tags: Statistical significance, Statistics, Yeast]

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The History of Birth Control and Society

- The History of Birth Control and Society People have been desperate to control how many children they have and abstinence is not really an option adults want to choose. Some ancient forms of birth control include: animal skins and intestines for condoms, lemons as barriers to protect from pregnancy, poisonous cocktails to cause abortion, and animal dung cocktails as spermicides. When those measures failed, women turned to abortions. (Rengal intro ix) Humankind has been trying to have sex without pregnancy since ancient times....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]

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The Cultural Revolution in E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime

- Response to E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime At the early 20th century before the World War I, American society was undergoing a cultural revolution. People were constantly looking for their identity and the meaning of life in these changes. Mingling the historical reality with fiction, Doctorow’s Ragtime perfectly grasps the struggles of Americans with different social classes. People in the novel either welcome the changes and complete the transformation or hang on to the old social norms and become deserted by society....   [tags: mother, sexuality, Jewish]

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Birth Control or Contraception and Unwanted Pregnancies

- Birth control, or contraception, is defined as the practice of preventing unwanted pregnancies. Since ancient times, men and women across the globe have used a variety of methods for contraception. Unfortunately, most of these methods were very unsafe to the user’s health and/or ineffective in preventing pregnancies. Today, our country has the knowledge and technology needed to develop safer and effective contraception’s for both men and women. Birth control can be practiced using natural or artificial methods....   [tags: artificial methods, natural methods]

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The Human Immunodeficiency Virus ( Hiv )

- How to Avoid Getting and Spreading HIV In the streets, school, work and even home when someone is sick, based on their symptoms you can make an assumption about what they suffer from. Often it is not something odd to see a friend having a headache, fever, and sore throat, or even they might complain about a diarrhea and vomiting. As little as they know, the person who is suffering from these symptoms will assume that might have gotten poisoned by unhygienic food that they ate the day before, or it is the common cold, which is due to the change of weather....   [tags: AIDS, Immune system, HIV, Blood]

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The Zika Virus Disease ( Aedes )

- The Zika Virus Disease, most commonly spread through the bite of an infected Aedes mosquito can be transmitted in multiple ways, which include through sexual partner, blood transfusions, and from mother to child. The mosquitoes that spread Zika, are also known to spread chikungunya and dengue, and bite throughout the day as well as night. The Zika virus can also be spread through person to person through sexual contact. Zika presents itself longer in semen then it does blood, allowing a man to pass on the disease to any of his sex partners, often times without even knowing....   [tags: Pregnancy, Abortion, Birth control]

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Why Do People Associate Sex With Love?

- Most of the time, people associate sex with love but this is not always the case. Sometimes people have sex and exclude the “love” aspect. Examples of this would but the hook up culture and casual sex. Cooks and Baur (1990) define hookups as a “short term, loveless sexual liaisons that occurs during a brief interval” (p. 195). Hooking up can also consist of only kissing, fondling, oral sex, anal sex, or vaginal intercourse. The frequency, depth of relationship, location, feelings, time of day, alcohol or drug use, socioeconomic status or religion are all irrelevant in participating in a hook up....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Woman 's Friend By Gavin Douglas

- Could the man deemed ever the woman 's friend by Gavin Douglas ever, actually be a rapist (SOURCE). Do the Canterbury Tales act as a vessel to prove his innocence or further damn him, and clarity can they bring to Cecily Champagne’s written release of Geoffrey Chaucer from responsibility for all actions about her raptus. Ever since the discovery of Cecily Champagne’s May 4, 1380, the release of Chaucer, there has been fervent speculation about the nature of her accusations against Chaucer (SOURCE)....   [tags: Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales]

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Oedipus A Greek Tragedy Written By Socrates

- King Oedipus is a Greek tragedy written by Socrates in the Fifth Century BC. It is based on the myth of Oedipus, which was well known among the intended audience. The most notable aspect of the play is Oedipus’s reversal of fate. He begins the play as a king who has won the throne through an act of heroism, and considered the highest among men due to his superior intellect. King Oedipus opens with the people asking for him to deal with the pollution that has covered the city. This pollution has caused crops to die, women to give birth to stillborn children, and a plague....   [tags: Oedipus, Oedipus the King, Jocasta]

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Carol Ann Duffy's Anne Hathaway Poem

- ... The pearls mentioned in the poem may be pearls of wisdom shared by a lifetime of experience. However the sea may be a reference to sexual pleasure in which the couple dived through together in order to procreate, thus the pearls would be metaphors for their children, found through the exploration of sex and love. By employing enjambment Duffy encourages the continuation of imagery beyond a mere line and proves that just because it did not conform to what was socially expected of a marriage at the time, it made it no less important....   [tags: poetry analysis, Shakespeare, Second Best in Bed]

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Pregnancy in Our Youth: What Gives?

- Throughout the past fifty years, the rate of teenagers and adolescents becoming pregnant has increased dramatically. It was believed during the time of previous generations that if you were to become pregnant, you were not fit to finish school to take care of the child. If it was even attempted to finish school, most girls would drop out anyway due to the shame set upon their peers. Now, in 2013, it is not uncommon to see a fourteen or fifteen year old who is expecting a child. We have television programs, such as, “Teen Mom” and “16 & Pregnant” show the wonders of babies having babies....   [tags: expecting teenage mothers]

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The Different Types of Contraceptive Drugs

- Contraceptive drugs are used to prevent pregnancy. They work either by changing the hormonal environment of the female reproductive tract so that an ovum is not produced, killing the spermatozoa, or keeping the fertilized ovum from implanting to the endometrium. There are many drugs that can do this. Some include oral contraceptives, transdermal patches, and even implants. Pregnancy occurs when an ovum is fertilized by a spermatozoon from the male. In females, the anterior pituitary gland produces follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), which stimulates the follicle in the ovary to form a mature ovum and also to secrete estradiol which thickens the endometrium....   [tags: medication to prevent pregnancy]

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Do Cloned Sheep Keep You Awake?

- Do Cloned Sheep Keep You Awake. Science and technology are advancing at an extremely rapid pace, sometimes without regard to consequences. In the 1950’s Robert Briggs and Thomas King were successfully able to clone frogs using nuclei from embryonic cells. Then in 1996, Ian Wilmot cloned a sheep named Dolly from an udder cell of an adult sheep. The news of Dolly rocked the world to its core. All types of people began surfacing with the ethical concerns about cloning its potential uses and terror of what might come next: human cloning....   [tags: Human, Ethics, Morality, Human cloning]

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William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet

- One can easily be influenced by foolish and impulsive desires, which can force them into bad situations. Such is the case with William Shakespeare’s The Most Excellent And Lamentable Tragedy Of Romeo and Juliet. This play is centred on two adolescents blinded by love. Moreover, the love that brought them together is ultimately what leads to their demise. Their deaths can only be blamed on themselves. This is due to the facts that they committed the mistakes of making regrettable decisions, they formed a marriage hastily and they formed a defective, sexually driven relationship....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Characters in Romeo and Juliet]

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Family Life From Childhood Through Marriage

- The German Family Introduction The definition of a family is not a very stable definition, but how can it be after all of these years. Families today can have two moms, or one dad, or no children, or a group of friends you are close with. One of my biggest fears in life is that one day my family will be 10 cats. Either way, all of these examples are acceptable definitions of families because families are whoever you believe is your family (Miller September 2015). In this article, you will be given information about German family life from childhood through marriage....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality, Marriage]

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The Myth Of The Word Myth

- The word myth is derived from the Greek word mythos which translate to a set of beliefs about something. Myths were created to help illustrate the values and beliefs of a society. One common usage of myths were to serve as a belief system. These myths were created to explain the proper relationship between gods and man. Some people need to believe in a power greater than themselves to help them understand things that are difficult to explain. Such as the creation of the world or what happens after death....   [tags: Athena, Greek mythology, Religion, God]

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Gender Roles : A Sociological Perspective

- Human beings have been, and always will be, dichotomized into either male or female. When determining a person’s sex we often look for differences in facial features, body shape or mannerism’s, but another promising way to determine a persons sex and one that is most often used today, is through gender roles. Gender roles are behaviors that portray masculinity or femininity. The theory behind gender roles through multidisciplinary viewpoints is the focus of this paper. Throughout history and in every culture these roles have shifted and transformed into what society says is expectable....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Sociology, Male]

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Unplanned Pregnancies And Sexually Transmitted Diseases

- Unplanned pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases have become a large problem in the past few decades for the United States. I decided to do research on this topic because I have realized over the past few years how crucial it is to have a comprehensive sex education that teaches adolescents the dangers of sexual intercourse, how to prevent pregnancy, and promotes sexual health and well-being. Due to the high volumes of sexual content teenagers watch each day, a comprehensive sex education seems vital in providing accurate information regarding anything related to sexual intercourse....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Human sexuality]

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The Rebellion Of Hiroshima And Nagasaki

- When the construct of a society is destroyed, rebellion is needed in order to keep living. Rebellion being something different from the previous years that can create a movement. Yet, rebellion is not beautiful, it’s gritty, disturbing, gut-wrenching, and all the traits tragedy, and from it, new life can be built. For, Kenzaburo Ōe the use of grotesque, filth, and reality were the only paths to take in aiding Japan to move past the tragedy that struck. After the defeat in World War II, as well as, the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan was at a loss, and its traditional values and custom shook to the core....   [tags: World War II]

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Discussion Of Same Sex Female Desire

- An in-depth discussion of same-sex female desire is essential to a well-rounded understanding of historical sexuality as well as for representation in historical study for queer-identifying students. Accounts of lesbianism exist throughout history, however, historians have only recently begun studying the evidence of these relationships due to social taboos and fewer available sources than exist as examples of male homosexuality. The field of study on lesbianism in medieval Europe is scant but nevertheless present....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual intercourse, Gender]

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The Scarlet Letter: My Experience

- As a child of the age of hyper-information, I am usually introduced to concepts in their rawest possible form. Concepts that are streamlined so that they may glide their way elegantly into my understanding like the 2001: A Space Odyssey union of shuttle and station, backed by strains of the lilting Blue Danube [1]. Digesting Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ultra-dense Scarlet Letter, therefore, felt more properly compared to a Surgeon’s retrieval of his Rolex from the open chest cavity of an ill-fated patient, perhaps to a score of pounding, rapid, multi-tiered baroque fugues....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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The Controversy Surrounding Oral Contraception

- The combined oral contraceptive pill was invented in the 1950s. During the first ten years of its existence it remained a purchasable method of contraception. This was until the 1960s as the Ministry of Health then permitted doctors to prescribe the drug if they sought necessary courtesy of the National Health Service. From then, the popularity of the pill had risen tremendously and by the late 1960s over 15% of married British women were using the pill. Its rapid popularity was not restricted to the United Kingdom as at the same time 2% of the female population worldwide relied on the pill as birth control....   [tags: Women's Health]

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Expanding Marriage to Same-Sex Couples

- Marriage, the comprehensive and exclusive union of two people’s bodies and minds, is a special and important relationship. As Professor Macedo explained, “marriage is very public: Once people know you are married, all sorts of presumptions follow. People know that married spouses have made a special extensive commitment to one another, typically involving sexual fidelity, sharing a household, and caring for one another.” The label of marriage makes it known to others that two people are engaged in a long-term, exclusive relationship and “the commitment of marriage become social expectations and bases for normative judgment.” Regardless of sexual preferences, marriage is something that mos...   [tags: homosexuality, sexual orientation]

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Teen Pregnancy And Teenage Pregnancy

- Sixteen-year-old Anna Williams stays awake throughout the night as her baby’s screams and cries grow louder and louder. The newborn infant does not show even the slightest sign of interest in any food that is offered. Her diaper has been changed and, even after hours spent in the rocking chair with her mother, the little girl just will not stop crying. This scenario is an example of one of the many situations faced by teenage parents. To put it in perspective, each hour, nearly 100 teenage girls become pregnant and 55 teenage girls give birth....   [tags: Adolescence, Human sexual behavior, Pregnancy]

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The Awakening By Kate Chopin

- Females in the late 1800s were expected to know their place in society and stay within parameters that were set by the population. These parameters including being a perfect mother figure, and needing a husband to provide a place to live, food, and money for spending. This meant that females were not culturally allowed to be free. This idea was so ingrained in the culture that the influential female writers of the time wrote stories where the wife was wrong and returned to her husband after she sought freedom....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Emotion, The Awakening]

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Sexual Socialization And Sexual Education

- Sexual Socialization Sexual education is one of the most important aspects to understanding one’s sexuality. By learning and studying sex, people can discover the pleasures and precautions that must be taken when they choose to become sexually active. Sex is a topic that is mainly communicated to adolescence by their parents, the media, or educational institutions. How this topic is communicated greatly correlates with the future action one chooses to take regarding their personal sexuality. One’s understanding of sex can also can determine whether one has good or bad consequences from their sexual activity....   [tags: Human sexuality, Human sexual behavior]

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The Birth Of The Pill

- For thousands of years, people have used various birth control methods to limit the number of children in their families. Birth control encompasses a wide range of devices along with rational and irrational methods that have been used in an attempt to prevent pregnancy. It has been and remains controversial. Today, birth control is an essential part of life. In fact, 99% American women of childbearing age report using some form of contraception at one time or another (NIBH). In his book, The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution, author Jonathan Eig writes "For as long as men and women have been making babies, they 've been trying not to” (Gibson)....   [tags: Birth control, Sexual intercourse, Condom]

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Prevention And Treatment Of Botswana

- Leading the journey in prevention and treatment program, Botswana has suit an sometimes country for many other sub-Saharan African countries. Botswana was the first sub-Saharan African region to foresee whole unreserved antiretroviral treat to people flowing with HIV, paving also for many other countries, in the province to follow. The slam of the treatment program has been diffuse. New infections have reduced significantly from 15,000 in 2005 to 9,100 in 20133, and AIDS-related deaths have dramatically subject from 14,000 in 2005 to 5,800 in 2013....   [tags: HIV, AIDS, Antiretroviral drug, Condom]

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Romanticism In European History

- Romanticism was an era in European history, roughly between 1790 and 1815, and was characterized by a growing interest in the imagination and emotions. This era was unlike the Enlightenment, which focused on changes in political ideology, or Neo-classicism, which was more akin to classicism in that rationality and realism are ideal. Romanticism aimed to invoke a change in cultural ideology and, in turn, gave people a sort of freedom in deciphering ideas and symbols using their own imaginations....   [tags: Philosophy, Emotion ]

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Marxism, a Feminist Utopia?

- ... Therefore, one can conclude that even before the October Revolution, education had become more and more accessible. The expansion of women’s education required more women teachers because of the segregated nature of the system. Therefore, teaching became the major female dominated field. For instance, in 1950/51, women teachers were 999 000 represented 70% of teachers in day schools. The introduction of the New Economic Policy in 1921, characterized by a contraction of the economy saw a stagnation of women employment as males who returned from the front got their jobs back and state investments in welfare programs decreased....   [tags: abortion, erasing gender characteristics]

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Sex, An Easy Conversation

- Since when is the topic of sex an easy conversation to have with children. Not knowing what age is appropriate to bring it up and also giving the list of all the outcomes and responsibilities that come with it. In most cases parents do not know that their children are being exposed to sex. They think that their children will not know about this topic until the parents give them what is known as “the birds and the bees” talk. What they do not realize is that the media and their fellow peers have beaten them to the punch....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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St. Augustine 's Life

- In the early years of Saint Augustine’s life, he was no saint. He lived his life to the fullest: going out to parties, sleeping with women, and living a sinful life. After a conversion, Saint Augustine turned his life around and became one of the most influential people in the Catholic Church. His works have covered many different types of subjects, from his confessions to philosophy, and marriage and sexuality. St. Augustine’s conversion to Christianity, after his sordid lifestyle as a young teen, divulged in his Confessions, lead to his beliefs on contraception and sexual activity during marriage, virginity, and the sinfulness of lust....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality, Marriage]

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HIV and AIDS

- Desire to have sex is the result of epidemic widespread of infectious diseases such as HIV and AIDS across the globe. The urge to satisfy sexual desires and lust are the core cause for the transmission of HIV/AIDS from one gender to another. In the case of Mexico, men are mostly to blame for the transmission of infectious disease because of their homosexual activities during their work time in the United States. The argument of this book review revolves around the uncontrollable sexual desires of men, and the lack of available reproductive health institution and care for men are in close relation to the spreading of diseases such as HIV and AIDS The book “Fixing Men: Sex, Birth Control and A...   [tags: disease, sexual desire, men, reproductive health]

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Alan Moore's Watchmen

- Alan Moore’s “Watchmen” focuses on several characters throughout the novel making the idea of a main character moot. However, one character can be described as the most influential to the plot of the graphic novel. Rorschach can be seen as such due to the fact that he narrates a large portion of the novel, and his heroic code that he follows. Not only does he influence the plot by those two reasons, but also by uniting the characters after a long silence. The Comedian is the only character that almost perfectly fits as the character with the most influence on the plot of “Watchmen.” The death of his character allows for the plot to be set in motion....   [tags: Character Analysis, Parody, Reality]

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Universal Health Coverage

- UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE: A Scoping Report: Burundi Introduction: Universal Health Coverage (UHC) endeavours to ensure that everyone obtains the health care that they need, but that it is affordable to everyone. Simultaneously, the health care received by citizens must be of a good quality, according the WHO. Universal Health Coverage is divided by the World Health Organisation into two components: Health Service Coverage and Financial Risk Protection, of which there are numerous indicators used to measure the programme’s progress....   [tags: disease, mortality, ]

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Rehabilitation for Child Molesters

- Rehabilitation for Child Molesters Once child molesters is convicted of a sexual crime, they are no longer trusted within the community they have to reside in and have to live the rest of their lives as outcasts who have developed a serious problem being around children. In order to have safe, unsupervised contact with children, these individuals must undertake various sexual therapies sessions to maybe one day become healthy again. Before anything can be said about the treatment for a child molester, a proper definition must be defined as a person who has involvement with a child in sexual activity that he or she does not fully comprehend, is unable to give informed consent to, or that...   [tags: Free Essays]

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Spatial Rhythm and Poetic Invention in William Carlos Williams' Sunday in the Park

- William Carlos Williams was fascinated by the ways in which living organisms and inert matter occupy space--how they move in it, or cannot move, are cramped or allowed to roam freely--and how the space inside organisms and matter is charted, perceived, and manipulated. Williams's preoccupation with actual space in the material world is paralleled by his formal experimentations with the placement of words on the page. "Without invention nothing is well spaced" (P 50), Williams writes at the beginning of "Sunday in the Park," raising the question, what does "well spaced" mean for Williams....   [tags: Williams' Sunday in the Park]

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Lowering Population In India And South Asia

- Lowering Population in India and South Asia The problem of overpopulation exists nearly everywhere, and if it does not currently exist, it will in the near future. People are having several children, and that is greatly exceeding the death rate. This problem is especially apparent in South Asia, and it is causing several problems such as famine, epidemic, overcrowding, etc. The country of India is in dire need of aid in the decreasing of their population. There are approximately 25 births for each 9 deaths....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Runnin Down Some Lines: Book Review

- Deprived of opportunities for advancement in mainstream society, [black ghetto] teenagers elevate their personal style into a philosophy of life. Their exemplars are pimps and gangsters.... Gangs develop to bolster self-identity through psychological control of the streets; hip "threads" and "freaked out" cars also serve as outward signs of inner creativity. Both sexes consider coitus ("doin' the do") a natural and desirable part of adolescence; soft drugs, primarily marijuana ("tea"), also offer a temporary alternative to the harsh reality of ghetto existence....   [tags: essays research papers]

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