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The Equality Between Female And Female

- ... After the children one year old, women hand boys to men and men society pay to women for the boys ' first year breeding fee. I have talked my opinion with my professor, Mr. Awakening, who is also focus on solving the sexism problem. After he listened my proposal, he had a dramatic interest in it and gave me many suggestions about the plan. He said that the absolute gender equality will happen only if the origin of the conflict is cleared. He thought Canada could be the first and the only country to get the real equality in gender....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Male, Female]

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The Differences Between Female And Female

- The most significant most meaningful memory of an experience related to discovering that I was a male and therefore treated differently from the other sex was not only one memory but a series of memories from being separated from the opposite sex at school , going to boys sections at shops ,having a role model that I learned a lot from and lastly from society. There are many differences between the two genders , male and female such as cognitive , social and personal characteristics . Society sees a girl as someone who likes "girly" things such as Barbie dolls and the colour pink and boys likes blue and likes trucks and cars and also works outside but immediately when the roles changes then...   [tags: Female, Gender, Boy, Male]

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The Existence Of Female And Female Spheres

- We are all clay pots composed of clay (the infinite) declares a Sruti text defining the overall principle of Atma. “In the image of God He created him; male and female, He created them” Genesis [1:27]. Whether in Hinduism or Christianity, these scriptures clearly imply that males and females are composed of identical matter, created as equals. Furthermore, Hindus believe in the spiritual equality of males and females on an existential level as a representation of enlightenment. The Stetassvata Upanisad states “knowledge and deliverance do not differ between sexes.” These doctrinal premises allowed gurus to advocate for spiritual equality, yet gender inequality embodied as prescribed gender r...   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Female, Woman]

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Female Directors Portray Female Characters

- How do female directors portray female characters within the Romance genre in relation to their portrayal as a whole. In our modern day society, it would be fair to say that media has largely influenced our perception of ourselves and others. This global medium has for years showcased idealistic qualities and values and moulded the way in which the public functions, whether it is through print media, television, radio or film. With an estimated ---- hours spent watching movies a ----, it is hardly surprising that the film industry is one of the largest today, bringing in 9....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Female, Film]

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How Female And Female Students Use Language Differently

- ... No other profession puts such claims to rights. The teacher must be bright, unique personality, the bearer of universal values, deep and diverse knowledge and high culture. Teaching requires full dedication, the entire cost of mental, physical and spiritual strength, the teacher must be very subtle psychologist to be able to recognize the best in qualities and inclinations of his student and help them open it. The teacher always tries to find an individual approach to the student, because every child has the unrivaled and amazing talent of nature, and the main task of the teacher - to help reveal his abilities....   [tags: Education, Sociology, Female, Male]

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Black And White Male Female Male And Female

- The society is in black and white, male and female. Male always coming out on top. Genders were separated for two reasons in my opinion. The first reason being is because so many people have grown up to be a specific religion and that religion practices that men are the ones in full control. The second reason is because people simply needed a way to identify a person then we observed different traits a person does and assigned it to the gender. If the whole idea of men are better than women were to leave we would then have the impression that men are better than men....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Human]

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The Typical Profile Of The Female Offender

- Corrections – Week 10 – Review questions 1) What is the ‘typical profile’ of the female offender. The ‘typical profile’, of a female offender is that they are likely to have a history of trauma, suffer from a mental illness and have substance abuse and alcohol issues. Further, most are illiterate and have had a long history of unemployment. It is possible they have could have been/be involved in violent relationships. They are likely to be the primary care giver for their children, but not have the support of a partner to raise her children....   [tags: Prison, Gender, Woman, Female]

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Gender Inequality Between Female And Female Education

- ... Ronald L. Moomaw and Ali M. Shatter explain that “…the construction of housing, transportation, and city infrastructures associated with urbanization may demand a large number of less-skilled male workers and increase the opportunity cost of male schooling, subsequently reducing male school enrollment” (qtd. In Ming-Hsuan 243). This may reduce the number of male students, but overall, gender Inequality is improving with the continuation of economic growth. However, this is not the case for all areas in China....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Higher education]

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Pay Inequality For Female Doctors

- ... Finally, “researchers found a difference in income, with a male doctor’s annual salary averaging just over $200,000 and a female’s averaging about $168,000” (Chen). There is undoubtedly unequal payment between male physicians and female physicians in healthcare. In addition, Rimmer states, “the gap between male and female doctors’ pay has widened in recent years. In 2004 male doctors earned 21% more than their female colleagues, but by 2013 they earned 40% more.” As time goes on, the pay gap between male and female doctors should be coming to a close, not expanding even more....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Woman]

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Media Coverage Of Female Athlete

- Gender bias in media is a problem with multiple different aspects. Statistics show that 40% of all athletes are women, but they receive just 4% of media coverage (The Statistics). Secondly, a recent analysis found that of 6,503 sports photos taken by national newspapers, only 78 were of females (Media Coverage). What are the reasons toward such uneven coverage. Females participating in athletics get more attention to their physical appearance than their actual ability to perform the sport. Athletes that are not considered appealing or attractive are commonly disregarded and forgotten by the media....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Media, Sexualisation and Female Tennis.

- Within todays sporting community, certain aspects of sport and its practices promote and construct ideas that sport in general is a male dominated. Sports media often provides an unequal representation of genders. Women athletes are regularly perceived as mediocre in comparison to their male equivalents (Lenskyj, 1998). Achievement in sport is generally established through displays of strength, speed and endurance, men usually set the standards in these areas, consequently woman rarely reach the level set by top male athletes....   [tags: female athletes, sports, media]

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A Change For Female Athletes

- Makayla Aiken Mrs. Mancini English Language Arts 09 May 2016 A Change for Female Athletes Change is unavoidable. Everything changes with in time but some changes take a process more like forever, such as a female to have the same opportunities as males. Before 1970, if a women wanted to go to college to have professional degree in most cases she will she be denied from law school or medical school just because of her gender.There were quotes on the number of women weren 't allowed to enter programs such as law and medical school.Women and men thought it was very cruel for it to be that way (The Women 's Right)....   [tags: Female, Gender, Male, Boy]

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Male And Female Categorization Debate

- ... Factors like socio-economic status, political affiliation, education and work experience all stem from social environment and shape opinions. The polarities between male and female are not found in personal beliefs because those opinions do not come through gender. “Beliefs originate from what we hear - and keep on hearing from others, ever since we were children (and even before that!). The sources of beliefs include environment, events, knowledge, past experiences, visualization, etc. One of the biggest misconceptions people often harbor is that belief is a static, intellectual concept....   [tags: Gender, Male, Sex, Female]

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Male Choice : Female Choice

- ... In good behavior she wants a guy who can notice her, care about her and like to have conversations with her. She likes people who can protect and care for her in many ways. She wants a male with a good personality such as honesty and is committed in the relationship. For example, every day she wants him to have a conversation with her not a long one but maybe a simple hello and how was your day. My sister thoughts on the perfect male is very heart warming. My sister says that she wants a guy with good behavior, good genes, but mostly cares about a male with a good personality....   [tags: Female, Male, Human, Boy]

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Female ( Pwo ) Mask

- ... b) The cultural beliefs around the importance of women in their society supports the practices associated with the art work because it was created with the purpose of celebrating those two beliefs, up keeping the matrilineal line and womanhood. The masks celebrates womanhood and the rite of passage into achieving womanhood. Without womanhood, the family line could not successfully be up kept. As with other cultures, fertility is important and in this case it is especially important because the matrilineal society depends upon a woman’s fertility....   [tags: Woman, Female, Girl, Women]

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Gender Portrayal Of Female Stereotypes

- ... They began their article by explaining conservative humor, which is one of the two distinctions that they had found in humor research. Conservative humor “makes fun of disempowered and weaker segments of society, thus contributing to reaffirmation of social inequality” (Shifman and Lemish 254). An example of conservative humor is sexist humor, which has been a significant part of patriarchal cultures for hundreds of years. Conservative humor portrays women as “stupid, illogical, ignorant or irresponsible, and it tends to build on sexual objectification of women” (Shifman and Lemish 255)....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Differences Between Female And Male

- ... Ransom (2016) discusses” that we all want the presence of women to move faster, because if it doesn’t then we risk the number of women in leadership and participation worldwide worsening over the next two decades.” Biercuk (2016) my generation is actively paying attention, and by paying attention there is a dramatic shift, by taking advice from female colleagues, female students and others from across the sector to improve the situation. In order to have role models in science, technology, engineering, commerce and academia it must be facilitated smoothly for women to be able to pursue more senior positions (Biercuk 2016)....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Sex]

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The Portrayal of Female Body in The Media

- It is virtually impossible to spend a day consuming media without hearing the troubling veracity of how the portrayal of female body in the media. This portrayal influences some females view themselves. Throughout the past century, the ideal body form ranged from the boyish looking flapper girl, to the hourglass, to today’s thin ideal. Thankfully, a new advertising movement embraces the female body in different shapes, colors, and sizes. This development has powerful supporters such as actress Jennifer Lawrence, who is known for refusing to lose weight for roles....   [tags: female body, weight, unrealist representations]

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The Rise Of Female Opera Singers

- ... The whole concept of looks is superficial, and decreases the value of the women 's talent. Furthermore, the reading then describes the aftermath of dressing as a diva, “The difference between the plain women who opens the scene and the plumped diva who emerges is striking and emphasizes the artifice necessary to the diva life”(226). This amplifies the need for divas to uphold a certain look. It amplifies the need for superficial looks and devalues the women herself. Its problematic because it gets to the point where the women are no longer valued for talent but for looks....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Pop icon]

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Female Inequality And Male Athletes

- ... Additionally, in the whole of 2012, female sport received 665 hours from the potential 8760 hours of free to air television (ASC, 2014). Without the essential coverage viewers become reluctant to watch female sport as it is not readily available. This contributes to the pay gap, as organisations do not make enough revenue through broadcasting. It is funny though…On the rare occasion when female sport actually does receive coverage, they are given the worst audience attracting time slots (Hootville, 2015)....   [tags: Female, Male, Sex, Sport in Australia]

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Gender Representation Of Female Audiences

- In the United States, gender has always been a dichotomous, discriminatory system. The men are privileged and the women oppressed. The media, especially film and television, reflect this. From a purely quantitative standpoint, women are perpetually underrepresented. For the qualitative, men receive complex story lines where explanations are given for all behaviors, negative and positive, and women are lucky to receive story lines. Of the women who are in film and television, they usually serve as a sexual object to supposedly attract audiences or as side characters designed to further the character development of a male protagonist....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Physical attractiveness, Female]

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Ambiguous Lines of Female Independence

- It is a man’s world. A simple statement such as the aforementioned has affected innumerable generations on the account that men set the standards for living and control just that. This prejudice attitude against women—who are living side by side with men and making just as much of a copious change within the world—leads to a discriminatory behavior that perversely affects women. Mankind— the world is referred to as a man's phrase that puts men in the position of power regardless of its seemingly harmless generalization....   [tags: discrimmination of women, female roles in society]

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College Engineering Majors Are Female

- A Verizon Wireless advertisement notes, “66% of 4th-grade girls say they like science and math. But only 18% of all college engineering majors are female” (Verizon 0:52). Between these years of schooling, girls undergo a drastic change. This 38% drop in interest of STEM fields originates from parental lack of support, evident throughout the commercial. The young girl, Samantha is told “not to get her dress dirty” when playing in a stream (Verizon 0:13). Her father tells her “she doesn’t want to mess with that” when exploring the anatomy of a starfish (Verizon 0:20)....   [tags: Woman, Female, STEM fields, Gender]

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Advertising And Female Enhancement Supplements

- ... According to Ivy McClure manager editor of Women’s Quarterly and Kate Kennedy campus project manager for the Independent Women’s Forum, states, “These kinds of campaigns are, subtle but they do pervade our inner consciousness” (p.1). What McClure and Kennedy trying to say is that both females and males are impacted by advertisement but it not only changes the way we see ourselves but also the way we think about ourselves. The advertisement industries have changed both the female and the male images and in today’s society this makes a big impact to stereotypes....   [tags: Male, Female, Gender, Sex in advertising]

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The Female Body : A Feminist Perspective On The Body

- ... Feminism or the condensed form; the feminist perspective on the body has the intention of bringing awareness to the obscene treatment of the female body. Such treatment includes the forming of laws that prevent women from exposing their body whilst men have the ability to do so without the presence of shame. The female body is constantly manipulated via the media in an attempt to create the perfect body. With the false image of the perfect female body produced to the public, females attempt to recreate the bodies seen via body modifications like surgery, self-harm including eating disorders, and the mutilation of the body via feet bondage and genital manipulation....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Boy]

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The Practice Of Female Genital Mutilation

- (Introduction) Every human being should be entitled to freedom; even if it involves escaping from one’s cultural practices and/or beliefs in order to survive. For instance, “the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM), or female circumcision, is widespread in many African countries” (Burnor & Raley 68). A female genital mutilation is a procedure in which a woman’s clitoris is removed; this procedure diminishes the sexual pleasure in which a woman can experience during sexual intercourse (Burnor & Raley)....   [tags: Human, Morality, Female genital cutting, Religion]

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Female Athletes And Their Understanding Of The Sports World

- ... So if she is more than qualified to do that work she should not be question at any point. The new generation is recognized that and is giving more power potion to the females. While reading Rogers article, I see she came from a family who did not care about sports they were more about getting good grades and joining the band. She classified her dad as a nerd and her mom as beatnick. Just by reading that I know she does not have any knowledge about sports. Rogers went to a school that sports ment everything so if you played sports you were popular....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Female Speaker : Just Being Lazy

- ... Female Speaker 2: I am really a clumsy person so whenever I smoke it makes me like tip over, but that is probably just me. Interviewer: Thanks for your thoughts on marijuana. It is really interesting to hear your perspectives. Go ahead Lizzy. It sounds like we have pretty heavily focused on alcohol and marijuana, are there any other drugs that you are seeing that are prevalent among your community. Female Speaker: Cocaine. Female Speaker 2: Cocaine. Interviewer: All right, let 's talk about cocaine....   [tags: Sex, Male, Female, Human]

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Female 's Dependence On Males And As A Victim

- ... Without the possible consequence of leaving or filing for divorce, it is human nature for the husband to act however they please. Without the ability for a female to support themselves, they are completely putting their fate into their spouse 's hands. This gives their spouse complete control because they know there is no other option. This is an extremely alarming concept because total control never has a positive outcome and can lead to emotional or physical abuse. Without negative consequences in sight, there is no telling what a person might do....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Marriage]

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Female Genital Mutilation: A Violation of Human Rights

- Female genital mutilation (FGM) is an ancient traditional non-therapeutic surgical procedure that involves total or partial removal of the external parts of female genitalia. This paper aimed to define and classify FGM, identifies the prevalence, describes reasons for performing the practice, and concentrates on the problems associated to this practice with regard to women’s health, religious beliefs, and socio-cultural, behavioral and moral consequences. Researches and survey reports that the global actions have been taken to reduce or abolish the prevalence of the practice will be assessed....   [tags: Female Circumcision ]

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Gender, The Sense Of Being Male Or Female?

- What is gender, and how is it represented in our society. Gender is defined as the sense of being male or female (Feldman, 2016). However, gender differs from sex in that, sex refers to the physical characteristics that differentiate males and females (Feldman, 2016). There are certain products that individuals are drawn to or automatically attached through societal norms. For instance, a woman may automatically go into a store and go directly to the clothing and shoe department. In contrast, a male may walk in to the same store and be drawn directly to the sporting goods section....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Difference Between Male And Female Communication

- ... Although the debate format does work for men, it does not appeal in some cases to females. In her work, Tannen points out that, English literature professor and Reverend Walter Ong, explains that males are more likely to enjoy “public display followed by argument and challenge,” in his book Fighting For Life (370). It is not that females do not oppose ritual opposition, it is that females prefer to learn and likes to interact with their peers in smaller groups. Male students are much more comfortable putting themselves out in front of a group of strangers and their teacher, who is there to judge them on their knowledge and intelligence....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Difference Between Male And Female Communication

- ... Although the debate format does work for men, it does not appeal in some cases to females. In her work, Tannen points out that, English literature professor and Reverend Walter Ong, explains that males are more likely to enjoy “public display followed by argument and challenge,” in his book Fighting For Life (370). It is not that females do not oppose ritual opposition, it is that females prefer to learn and likes to interact with their peers in smaller groups (371). Male students are much more comfortable putting themselves out in front of a group of strangers and their teacher, who is there to judge them on their knowledge and intelligence....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Differences Between Male And Female Communication

- ... During public gatherings, Dr. Ben Carson talks about his goals and plans as president with assertiveness, passion, and confidence, allowing him to rise in the polls, becoming the leading candidate in the Republican party. He also uses a lot of nonverbal communication hand gestures like, creating a fist or pointing, to demonstrate his point which helps him to engage with his audience more. On the other hand, Carly Fiorina is soft spoken and passive during her public speeches, causing her to not be in the lead for the Republican party....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Communication]

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Gender Roles: The Female Role in Society

- The female gender role in society has created a torturous fate for those who have failed in their role as a woman, whether as a mother, a daughter, or a wife. The restrictive nature of the role that society imposes on women causes extreme repercussions for those women who cannot fulfill their purpose as designated by society. These repercussions can be as common as being reprimanded or as severe as being berated or beaten by a husband or father. The role that women were given by society entails being a submissive homemaker who dotes on her husband and many children....   [tags: female, abuse, society]

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Female Victimization, Male And Female Offending, Neutrality Of Theories, And How The Media Plays Into The

- ... When surveying both men and women, it was found that abuse was an important risk factor that leads to offending. The author states that although evidence says otherwise, males are more likely to underreport incidents of sexual abuse than females. Kruttschnitt reminds that it is “important to bracket the emphasis being placed on the role of child abuse as a “gendered experience” in the pathway to offending” (Kruttschnitt, page 6) and compares this to the cycle of violence. Candace Kruttschnitt reiterates in her article about traditional ways to “do gender”—meaning playing out stereotypical characteristic given by society....   [tags: Gender, Female, Criminal justice, Male]

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Female Character Influence

- The past years have brought much attention to young female celebrities who resorted to drugs, sex scandals, and extreme alterations to their bodies as a way of gaining media attention. As a result of this, females have been degraded and extra expectations come from men for them to be perfect which creates the status quo of going crazy and swinging on a wrecking ball in the nude as perfectly appropriate and arousing. Leading female cinematic characters like Bella Swan from the Twilight Saga, Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games, Hermione Granger from the Harry Potter series, and have influenced the ideals of young women based on their presentation of three characteristics: their emotional s...   [tags: female celebrities, Bella Swan]

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Female Void in Frankenstein

- Frankenstein was published in 1818 anonymously it was not until 1831 that it was revealed that the author was in fact a female Mary Shelley1. There has been much debate on the issue of femininity in Frankenstein in that the main characters are male and the women play a passive role. In this essay I will argue that at the centre of Frankenstein there is not a void where a feminine understanding should be but rather there is a void of absent mothers and the novel depicts the condition of women in it's era and is a critique of a patriarchal society....   [tags: Anonymous Author, Female Author, Mary Shelley]

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The Underrepresentation Of Female 's Interests And Values

- ... This is evident in the case of most political parties where male politicians dominate the leading positions. A probable explanation of this is that most parties were established in the time, where the female population was still excluded from politics and only the men enjoyed the vote. As a result, party positions were initially filled entirely by men (Henig Ruth and Henig Simon, 2001). Furthermore, previous research found out that there is a relationship between gender and electoral success....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Democracy, Female]

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Princess Leia: A Figure of Female Empowerment

- Often, in action films, females play a secondary role. The main female characters are often present just as "token chicks" so that women do not feel underrepresented, or they are present as a romantic interest. It is rare to see a female lead take charge and exercise her intelligence instead of utilizing her gender as the main tool to avoid or get out of tricky situations. In Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope, directed by George Lucas (1977), Princess Leia can be seen as a female symbol of empowerment through her image, personality, and her actions....   [tags: female roles in sci fi films]

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Female Alienation And Its Effect On Society

- ... Edward also likes to control Bella in any way he can. Example’s. “Through her thoughts, showing in places she at, distracting her from making sound read decision on her own. Edward tells Bella to tell him what she is “thinking before he goes mad.” Edward is frustrated by the fact that he can’t read Bella’s mind. If Edward can’t her mind, then he can’t stop her doing what she wants and putting herself in “danger.” Again, Edward needs for control is seen when he tells Bella only he can “hold” her “hostage.” Edward wants to control every aspect of Bella’s life in any way he can....   [tags: Male, Female, Sex, Wuthering Heights]

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Lack Of Interest Towards Female Athletics

- Chinque Thompson WRT 102.75 Professor Rai 8 March 2016 For many years American society has struggled to create equality between men and women for a large amount of things. Although, throughout the years people have made great efforts in order to minimize the gap of inequality between each gender, society still has not reached its goal yet. An example of where this is shown in our world today is within sports. Men have been dominating sports when compared to women. The attention given to them, the increase amount of ticket sales and media coverage are all proof that this gap is relevant today....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Female, Male]

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Female Sexuality And Its Effect On Women

- Throughout time, female sexuality has been exploited for capital gain. Advertising is one of many examples. Advertisements have objectified women and their sexuality in order to sell a range of products from the 1950’s and through to now modern society. Bell and Howell, and BMW both manipulate sexuality in order to create an impactful and memorable ad, however it is at the expense of women. These ads reflect the social standing, ethics, and mindset of society in regards to the value of women in each time period....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Gender role]

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Defining Identities Impact Female Sexuality

- Defined identities impact female sexuality Nowadays, more people trend to care about and working on social justice, women’s rights, as one of the topics, draws people’s attention. The society and female-selves have changed their opinion of what do being women means in 21st century. Therefore, nowadays twenty-something girls starts to behave differently from early generation. One of the behaviors become ambiguous, that is female sexuality. In “Selections from Hard to Get: Twenty-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom”, Leslie Bell argues that neither contradictory directing nor expectation from others are the main reason that causes female sexuality....   [tags: Female, Woman, Human sexuality, Want]

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Hypersexualizing Female Characters in Video Games Should Be Discouraged

- The sun, that shines ever so brightly, wakes you from your deep slumber. It is noon. Exhilarating dreams of being a secret agent illuminates your mind, but cannot be expressed in the real world, so you close your window blinds. As you walk away from reality, a light bulb then appears above your head. You have an epiphany. You realize you can be the crime fighting, devious, secret agent you always wanted to be, but you must do one thing first—turn on the game console. You are now channeling yourself into a different world, where every fantasy you have ever had is considered normal....   [tags: female gamers' self perception]

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Gender And Sex : The State Of Being Male Or Female

- Gender and sex are typically used by most people interchangeably, they are generally thought to be the same. If you are a male that is your sex as well as your gender, even though that is what most people believe it is not the case. It is understandable though for people to believe these two things are the same, if you were to look up the definitions in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary this is what you would find for gender: “the state of being male or female” and this is what you would find for sex: “the state of being male or female” and “physical activity in which people touch each other 's bodies, kiss each other, etc....   [tags: Sex, Male, Gender, Female]

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Should Female Athletes Be Paid The Same As Male Athletes?

- Should Female Athletes Be Paid the Same As Male Athletes “A woman is human. She is not better, wiser, stronger, more intelligent, more creative, or more responsible than a man. Likewise, she is never less. Equality is a given. A woman is human,” Vera Nazarian. Unfortunately now in the United States, women are being treated less than their male counterparts, especially when it comes to professional athletics. In an article entitled, Taking a Closer Look at the Gender Pay Gap in Sports, written by John Walters on, he exclaims, “Each player on the USWNT earns $99,000 per year provided the team wins 20 “friendlies” (exhibition matches), the minimum number of matches they would play...   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Boy]

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Female Athletes And Its Impact On Women 's Sports

- If it is said that an individual plays, throws, or hits like a girl these statements are often meant to be insults. Female athletes are usually viewed as less accomplished than their male counter parts. Athletics for women are considered hobbies, not a career path. While women’s sports have made great strides towards being equal, the stigma that women’s sports are inferior is still prevalent. While co-ed sports teams might not be the answer, allowing women opportunities to play the same sports as men is a step in the right direction....   [tags: Gender, Female, Woman, Male]

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Effectiveness Of Female American Managers During Foreign Assignments

- Charles M. Vance and Yongsun Paik conducted a survey about the “effectiveness of female American managers in foreign assignments” (“Where Do American Women face their biggest obstacle”, Vance, Paik 102). The goal of the survey was to figure out if the U.S. selection bias actually corresponded with the thoughts of host countries. Vance and Paik came up with two hypotheses: “H1: Business managers in the assigned countries would not hold American women to their own countries’ culturally-driven norms and expectations that restrict female involvement in business interactions H2: American managers at corporate headquarters tend to hold lower expectations about the potential career success” (Vanc...   [tags: Female, Male, Expatriate, Sex]

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Female Film Directors and the British Film Industry

- In this essay I will be discussing whether female filmmakers in Britain find it easier to make a documentary feature than a fiction feature film in the current British film industry. I will be referring to the opinions and films of Kim Longinotto, Carol Morley, Clio Barnard and Alison Stirling. I will also be looking at the statistics from film festivals and the British Film Institute, and interviews with various British female filmmakers. I will argue that documentaries are easier to make due to them being less expensive to make and not requiring a large crew....   [tags: female filmmakers in London]

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The Role Of Mass Media On Female Body Image

- In historical context, men have almost always been defined and/or identified by their jobs and roles in society. Today, this tactic can no longer be completely valid. It would seem that men feel the need to display their masculinity through their physical appearance. As of recent, it has been argued that a male’s body if one of the few remaining ways in which men can differentiate themselves from women. Although many people acknowledge that the mass media has a huge negative on female body image, not many people are aware of the negative effects that the mass media has on male body image....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Reproduction]

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The Effects Of Sex Male A Female Brains Work Differently

- ... The reason I say so is that there are too many temptations in humans mind, especially for men. If social restriction were removed now, they would give into that freedom of getting to sleep around. The mindset of the world would see that as normal. Thus, they will unconsciously see that as normal. However, there will always be expectations. Not every male would be like that, but a vast majority of males will be. 5. The way men and women differ in sexual activities when regarding their senses the men 's" key perceptual sense is vision." (Brain Sex 106) What 'turns them on" is all a matter of what they see....   [tags: Male, Gender, Female, Human]

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Women Vs. Female High School Sports

- ... This shows how men are just all around stronger and more skilled in sports. A 12-year-old at varsity level dominated. Are you kidding me. And some people say that males and females are equal. A female in a male sport is at a disadvantage. Why should we allow her to be at a disadvantage. If she played female sports, she would fit in or even be one of the best players. In the article “Males and Females should not mix on the field of competition” Janelle Greer claimed, “While helping out at a softball camp this past summer a few female players and I were trying to hit home runs via soft toss....   [tags: Female, Gender, Male, Sex]

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Why Participation Rates For Male And Female Gender Is Low

- ... Both male and female participation in dance is influenced by gender stereotypes with hegemonic beliefs about masculinity and femininity limiting or enhancing both genders equity and access into dance. Within our media saturated society, females dancers are urged to sexualise themselves in order to serve the commercial imperative which is to sell their performance and the product they’re associated with, be it music, clothes, or other elements of pop culture. Pervasively, dance studios exploit this sexualised element of pop culture to increase their market appeal and thereby seem to be encouraging this through their choreography and costumes,worn by girls as young as six, who are then unk...   [tags: Gender, Male, Sex, Female]

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Women And Female Students Use Language Differently

- Men and women are not made equal. At least this is what Deborah Tannen believes in her article “How Male and Female Students Use Language Differently.” Tannen is a professor at Georgetown University, and is often highly revered for her work in linguistics. The article is meant to show the differences in communication learned at an early age by boys and girls. However, in the article, Tannen shows lack of direction with thought and evidence that should be apparent in the work of someone on the collegiate level....   [tags: Female, Male, Sex, Gender]

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Gender Roles Can Be Defined As A Male Or Female?

- ... (Rathus, 2010) To conclude cognitive differences, men are more visually oriented where as women are verbally oriented. Amongst personalities between males and females, women are typically seen to be trustworthy and to be more affectionate and nurturing. (Rathus, 2010) Men, on the other hand, are made to be assertive and tough-mindedness. (Rathus, 2010) Behaviors differentiate between genders too and women are seen as the calm, relaxing type where men are seen as the aggressors between the two....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Sex]

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Adolescent Male And Female Sprague Dawley Rats

- ... The chambers were cleaned with 4% hydrogen peroxide and allowed to dry before initiating the next set of animals. No more than two squads of animals were tested in the operant chambers daily, with the test order counterbalanced across days. Pre- and post-session solution weights were determined and converted into daily g/kg ethanol intakes. Results. Across the fourteen intake sessions in Exp. 1a, intakes averaged ~ 3.5 g/kg over 30 minutes, with average BECs approximating binge-like levels of consumption (see Table 1)....   [tags: Sex, Male, Female, Gender]

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Gender And Archaeology Of South Korea Female Archaeologists

- ... In lecture it was discussed that the discoveries of female archaeologist Mary Leaky have contributed to a great amount of research within the field of archaeology and her discoveries have been attributed as prestigious as she found the skull of an ancient human ancestor within Olduvai Gorge. Although Mary worked alongside her husband during this research, she is noted as an important prestigious female figure in archaeology. Nelson states that women within the sciences; as well as in anthropology, have been marginalized as their statuses then became at risk if they were to venture into questionable areas that may perhaps marginalize them even more (Nelson 22: 2004)....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Archaeology, Female]

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Female Politicians Face: Gender Stereotyping by Voters

- A subject that has drawn a great deal of scholarly attention are the burdens of female politicians. Women seeking office have to deal with a host of issues that may affect their political campaign and chances of being elected. There are several theories that address some of the obstacles female politicians face: gender stereotyping by voters have detrimental effects for female candidates (Kahn and Goldenberg 1991), male candidates have access to political resources that just are not as accessible to the female politician (Deber 1982), the portrayal of the female candidates as less than male candidates by the media damages her chances of winning (Cohen 1963), and those differences in turn sha...   [tags: female candidates, power, modern politics]

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A Time Comes When The Female Sex Is Honored

- “A time comes when the female sex is honored” (29). In the history of ancient civilization, the roles of male figures seem to override the female counterpart in the social strata. Even in modern times, widely accepted premises distinguish womanhood as being composed of child-bearers and caretakers, dependent on the male head of the household. In the play Medea, Euripides challenges the cultural beliefs of women’s role in Athens, Greece through his characterization of Medea; moreover, her pursuit to revolutionize the way women are treated by men begins with Jason and comes to effect the Chorus of the Corinthian women....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Female, Medea]

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Expected Behavior in The Coquette and The Female Marine

- Expected Behavior in The Coquette and The Female Marine   In society, constructs of correctness have been formed on the basis of expected, gendered behavior. Individuals have traditional roles that they play which are based on the historical performance of their gender. Although very rigid, these traditional roles are frequently transferred, resulting in an altered and undefinable identity that exists beyond the boundaries of gender. These transgressions into the neuter role are characterized by a departure from the normal roles of society which, if successful, complete the gender transference and allow the individual to live within a new set of boundaries....   [tags: Coquette Female]

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Female Circumcision in African Countries

-                                                         Female circumcision is a horrifying procedure that can be defined as the removal of the clitoris on the body of a female. The surgery is often accompanied by ceremonies intended to honor and welcome the girls into their communities. It can be observed in parts of Northern Africa and Southern Arabia where many girls undergo ritual surgery involving removal of parts of their external genitalia. About eighty million living women have had this surgery, and an additional four or five million girls undergo it each year (Kouba and Muasher)....   [tags: Female Circumcision Culture Essays]

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The Female Body Of Today 's World Is Tall And Skinny

- ... Szymborska uses some imagery in “Rubens Women” to help you visualize these big women and perhaps she over exaggerates to make her point. Perhaps this poem, along with her other poems based on works of art, are about her thoughts as she looked at them. She says, “O pumpkin plump. O pumped up corpulence inflated double by disrobing and tripled by your tumultuous poses. O fatty dishes of love!” In today’s world no women would want to be described as a “fatty dish of love” and are told to love their bodies no matter what shape and size, but she is trying to give the poem a humorous style....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Female body shape]

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Male Sexuality : Patriarchal Power, Violence, And The Female Gaze

- Three themes that Dyer develops in his essay on male sexuality are patriarchal power, violence, and the female gaze. Firstly, Dyer mentions that “the penis is also the symbol of male potency, the magic and mystery of the phallus, the endowment that appears to legitimate male power” (Dyer 2013, 113). That is to say, the penis is considered the ultimate force of dominance for men, although it is said that the penis is “far more commonly the soft, vulnerable charm of male genitals” (Dyer 2013, 113)....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Sexual intercourse, Female]

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The Death of Louise Mallard and Female Identity in The Story of an Hour

- In Chopin’s thousand work short story The Story of an Hour, the protagonist Louise Mallard is afflicted with heart trouble but learns that her husband has died in a railroad accident. Upon her husband’s death, Mrs. Mallard catches a glimpse of what independence feels like, but it is quickly taken away from once her husband returns unharmed. Chopin’s feminist ideals form the basis of this story where she explores female identity in a patriarchal society. For women of her time, marriage could be likened to prison where only death could set their “body and soul free” (Chopin 237)....   [tags: kate chopin, female identity, feminist ideals]

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Male And Female Poets And Sweat By Zora Neale Hurston

- Each author has her or his own particular voice. The distinction between a male author and a female essayist, or a male and female anything that is concerned, is essentially physical and social. The male is characterized by the employment or role he decides to tackle. He is an author, or a rancher, or a transport driver, or a gourmet specialist, or whatever. The Woman is a lady first. Her career choice, in many societies, is optional. They both have diverse written work styles. Writers, also catch the significant feelings that contain a specific article, topic or occasion....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Zora Neale Hurston]

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The Nonexistent Female Guide For Perfection : Beyonce 's Ballad Of Gender Inequality And Discrimination

- The Nonexistent Female Guide to Perfection: Beyoncé’s Ballad of Gender Inequality and Discrimination Beyoncé places society on trial for the crime of gender inequality and discrimination with her song Pretty Hurts. Director Melina Matsoukas and singer Beyoncé Knowles illustrated a message of “perfection” with their pop music video. This video raises concerns toward females and the extent they would cross to achieve their obsession of perfection. The quest for perfection has become a norm in society, causing impractical goals and struggles for females....   [tags: Gender, Female, Discrimination, Male]

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How Male And Female Students Use Language Differently By Deborah Tannen

- From a young age, we have heard the phrase “men are from Mars, and women are from Venus,” but exactly how much truth does this adage hold. Deborah Tannen, a linguistics professor at Georgetown University, sought to solve this question in her book You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation, from which the excerpt “How Male and Female Students Use Language Differently” is taken. In this, Tannen analyzes how men and women behave in the classroom, and classifies the distinct behaviors that she noted into male and female conversational styles....   [tags: Male, Sex, Question, Female]

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Factors Affecting the Preference on Engineering Courses Among Female Students

- For a senior high school student, the most struggling question can not be found in their final examinations, nor in discussions whenever your teacher asks you during recitations. It is not what your guidance counsellor asked you once, when you were in a big trouble. For a fourth year high school student, deciding what course they should take up the time they enter college was the biggest turning point in their life for this is where their future lies into. It is like the biggest decision you have to do in your life because it is not just some silly question you have to answer by yes or no....   [tags: engineering, female students, college]

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Analysis of Presentation on Nature as Female

- Analysis of Presentation on Nature as Female I found the presentation on Nature as Female to be very interesting, because the topic asks as many questions as it answers. The question of why nature is gendered, I believe, is inextricably rooted in language. Language determines everything our experiences, our perceptions, our beliefs, and our desires. In a class I took last term we spoke about Lacan and his theory about language determining our desires, and it made sense to me, because you cannot desire what you cannot name....   [tags: Gender Sex Female Male Essays Papers]

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Alisha Abdullah: India's First and Only Female Motorcycle Racer

- ... At 13, she won the MRF Indian National Go-Karting Championship (2) She also nailed the Top Novice award for National Formula 4 Auto Racing. Then she switched to bikes; running a Formula Car was just too expensive for her father, R.A. Abdullah. In addition, R.A., as a former motorcycle champion himself, always wanted his daughter to race bikes. Since then, her motorbike career is a matter of record. You can see a list of her accomplishments HERE. Advocacy for Women Racing Superbikes Alisha is a fervent promoter of women in superbike competition; both at home and abroad....   [tags: fast, motorcycle, racer, female, india]

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Female Genital Mutilation is Sexual Abuse

- Female circumcision, also known as Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), is a very dangerous surgery. It is done to girls of any age, from a few days old to right before their wedding. The most common age is three. In most countries where FGM is practiced the clitoris is considered dangerous to the man. At one point they thought that if a penis touched a clitoris, it would shrivel up and fall off. Girls in Africa and parts of Asia are genitally mutilated for family honor, cleanliness, protection against spells, insurance of virginity and faithfulness to the husband, or to terrorize women out of sex....   [tags: FGM, Female Genital Circumcision]

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Female Genital Circumcision

- The process of female genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision is served as a ritual practice in African countries and cultures, yet doctors are faced with an issue of illegality and immorality when African immigrants want these procedures performed here in the US. Ever since the beginning of religion, Jews, Muslims, and Christians have practiced male circumcision. This practice was scene as both sanitary, holy, and if done properly, harmless. This practice became so popular that civilization has carried out into current time, in which male circumcision still serves as a very popular procedure today....   [tags: female genital mutilation, FGM]

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Female Circumcision

- It's the year 423 BCE, and the orders have just been sent out -- Every female is to be circumcised. Rumor has it that the newest Pharaoh is not very well-endowed and wants the females in his land to be circumcised to enhance his sexual pleasure (qtd. in Gruenbaum 43). Although such an account seems amusing, female circumcision and its effects are real. It is thought that female circumcision has been around for at least twenty centuries (Gruenbaum 193). Despite its age, female circumcision is only recently being discussed and debated in the United States....   [tags: Female Genital Mutilation]

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Treatment Of Female And Female Offenders

- Research on the different needs and stressors of male and female offenders began in 1990s. Before this time, women and girls were the ‘‘forgotten offenders’’ because they were overlooked in correctional research, policy development, program design, and organizational management (Morton, 2007). Recently, the amount of female prisoners in correctional facilities has been increasing dramatically. Female prisoners increased from 108,800 in 2012 to 111,300 in 2013. The female prison population increased in 36 states, including Texas, California, Florida, and New York (the states with the largest number of prisoners)....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Penology, Incarceration]

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Medea - Male And Female Perceptions Of The World

- Medea - Male And Female Perceptions Of The World Ask yourself this, Is this world biased against a particular gender. Do we mainly focus on women's issues or men's?' What would your answer be. I bet most of you would say no, we aren't biased at all. And, in many cases, that would be correct. But look at some of the other parts of the world where women aren?t allowed a say, they aren?t allowed to put their point of view forward even in our own society. They aren?t allowed to know information until the male passes it on to them....   [tags: Male Female Medea Essays Feminist Equal]

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The Between Female And Female Offenders

- In the previous years the number of incarcerated women have increased drastically. According to the authors the recent change in arrest patterns could be because of the constructionist approach which focuses on shifts in law enforcement practices or other mechanisms of crime control to explain changes in arrest patterns.” (Schwartz, Steffensmeir & Feldmeyer, Pg.9) According to Beth Richie, “ women constitute a small fraction of the total population but the number of women incarceration rates are growing more significantly then their male counterparts… Women constituted for 16% of all people detained in correctional facilities.” (Beth Richie, Pg.2) Compared to why men are put in prison majori...   [tags: Prison, Crime, Criminal justice, Corrections]

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Gender Between Female And Female

- Gender also operates at an institutional level, which can be just as influential as the process of socialisation within the home. Inevitably, every individual will somehow be shaped by the institutions that they find themselves involved within, for example education and the workplace. Acker (1990 p146) provides a useful definition of the gendering of organisations. She explains how a gendered organisation or institution means that ‘advantage and disadvantage, exploitation and control, action and emotion, meaning and identity’ are all patterned in terms of distinguishing between male and female, as well as masculine and feminine....   [tags: Gender, Sexual orientation, Gender role, Sociology]

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The Female Figures Of Wordsworth 's Poem, Tintern Abbey, And La Belle Dame Sans Merci

- The female figures in Wordsworth’s poetry, such as Lucy in the Lucy poems and his sister Dorothy in “Tintern Abbey,” are essentially blank, idealized screens onto which the poet projects his musings of nature or his recollections of his past self. Although Wordsworth appears to be enraptured by and loving of these female figures, nothing of their personalities, aspirations, or words are ever revealed to the reader. The elusiveness of these women gives them a two-dimensional quality and makes the invocation of these female figures seem like its sole function in the poem is to be an instrument through which Wordsworth can convey his beliefs....   [tags: Poetry, William Wordsworth, Woman, Female]

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Female Characters Of The Female Video Game

- Even though I found solace in the female video game characters of my childhood as these icons of Amazonian womanhood, with age I have come to realize that many of these female characters often rely on dated stereotypes. So much so, that many of these female characters become walking tropes, displaying only the most basic of female stereotypes: a love for shopping, makeup, and shoes. Anita Sarkesian, a feminist blogger who critiques anti-woman tropes in video games, created the name of this particular trope, the 'Ms....   [tags: LGBT, Homosexuality, Lara Croft, Video game]

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