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Sex in the Media

- Media Essay Advanced Composition No Means No "I don't believe in rape. No means no. Wait, if no meant no, all men would die a virgin. No means work on the neck, the nipples and come back in five minutes. I'm not saying a father should give this version of the birds and bees to his son. Listen she's gonna block your hands four or five times at least. I didn't raise you to be a quitter out there now did I. She wouldn't dress like that if she didn't want to get fingered." Comedian, Daniel Tosh expressed this quote meaning for it to be harmful....   [tags: Media Essays]

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The Appeal of Home

- The Appeal of Home In the Greek camp at the end of the Iliad, we see Achilleus arrive at the conclusion that is the theme of the entire poem—that to be mortal is to suffer. However, Homer leaves unanswered the logical question regarding this conclusion: If to live is to suffer, then why live at all. This then becomes the central question of the Odyssey, in which we are given an entirely different kind of character who rejects two distinct possibilities—an immortal relationship and a utopian community—for his own “wife and his homecoming” (I, 13)....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Appeal of Ads

- The Appeal of Ads When we look at an advertisement, we see what the advertisement company wants use to see in the ad. They have the luxury to cut, paste, and airbrush the photos to their liking and desired look and feel. When we look at ads, we think things and want things based on what we see or what we think we want. Our brains and neglect of reality sell their products for them. They play off human desires and tempt us with images of sexy people and fast cars to sway our view of their product....   [tags: Papers]

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Comprehensive Vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education

- Comprehensive vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education Darci Deakin Utah State University Comprehensive vs. Abstinence Only Sex Education Comprehensive vs. abstinence only sex education has been very controversial across the globe from the beginning. In recent years however, it has increased its attention through the media. Depending on your views and believes, usually, will determine which method you will choose to participate in. Comprehensive sex education teaches about condoms and contraception to reduce the risk of unintended pregnancy, but it also teaches about abstinence as the best method for avoiding STDS and unintended pregnancy (Alford, 2001)....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Sexual intercourse]

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Sex Education Is The Single Most Controversial Debate

- Sex education has been the single most controversial debate in the United States education systems within the past few decades, but was first introduced as early as 1905 where there was a rally for sex education within schools in attempts to eradicate venereal disease (The Beginning of Sex Education in the U.S.: A Historical Perspective). There was not much support at this time though, until the 1980’s when there was the HIV/AID’s epidemic. This was when more people became aware of what was growing and tried figuring out how to put a stop to it, and quick....   [tags: Sex education, Birth control, Teenage pregnancy]

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Why Shouldn’t Tommy and Jim Have Sex? An Essay by John Corvino

- ... By this he means that society condemns sexuality that does not aid in assisting what natural law theorists find most important, reproduction. However, he disputes that non-reproductive homosexual relationships are immoral and unnatural, because the Catholic Church allows sex with sterile, pregnant and menopausal people. Each of these factors are not condemned as immoral by society even if they are indeed misusing the natural function of the organs. Corvino connects this argument about inconsistency’s to describe how homosexuality does not harm the self or others....   [tags: gay sex, morality, natural]

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We Must Fight Sex Trafficking in Europe

- The act of sex trafficking has been around for many years and has always been a problem. This industry has harmed millions of people lives each year and yet there is still little action being done to stop it. Trafficking is defined as the act of forcing a person to do something, and in this case it is forcing people to sell their bodies for sex (Morrison 9). The industry of sex trafficking was originally started in 1994 and makes a preposterous amount of money, which ranges from five to seven billion dollars per year to the owners of the slaves (7)....   [tags: sex trafficking, Eastern Europe, United States]

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Significance Of Simone De Beauvoir 's The Second Sex

- This essay aims to critically discuss and evaluate the significance of Simone De Beauvoir’s work and the relevance of her book ‘the Second Sex’ and how women are seen as the second sex in society. The essay will explore Beauvoir’s early life and what influenced her to write ‘the second sex’ (1999). The essay will briefly explain what is feminism, along with how her work has impacted on and influence women in society and how her work is relevant in contemporary society along with some limitations and criticisms for her book ‘the second sex’ (1999)....   [tags: Feminism, Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex]

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The Fight For Equal Legal Recognition Of Same Sex Marriage

- Even though the first records of same-sex relations date back to as early as the time of ancient Greek civilizations, not until relatively recently that effort has been put forward in an attempt to comprehend and justify, on the grounds of both scientific findings and human familial values, the age-old practice often perceived as too morally and naturally wrong to even talked about. In the last two decades, advocates in some frontier countries, including the United States, have gained continuous victories in the fight for equal legal recognition of same-sex marriage....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Sexual intercourse]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Commitment Between Two Individuals

- Dain Kim Composition II Same sex marriage. Marriage is a commitment between two individuals. This is a term known by everyone in the world. What that commitment propose however, is varied from culture to culture. For example, American marriage is based and loyalty and love. Marriage is a well-known term which binds two individuals, based in love. The question plaguing America today is whether or not the rights to these benefits and commitments should be extended to people of the same sex. The answer is simply, why not....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Law]

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Single Sex Schools Vs. Coed Schooling

- Single sex schools have been present in countries other than the United States for years. Recently, a hand full of various public schools in the United States have switched their systems to single sex. Boards of education chose to switch because of the research that scientists and colleges have found from conducting numerous studies on the effects on single sex schooling opposed to coed schooling. By using test scores, researchers have been able to prove that single sex schools positively benefit students more often than not (Kleiner)....   [tags: education system, coed schooling, single sex]

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Gender Issues and Sexuality in Marge Piercy's "Sex Wars"

- Sex Wars; a title provocative enough to garner not only a second look when encountered on an overcrowded bookshelf, but undoubtedly a perfunctory lift from the shelf and a superficial perusal. If you do delve deeper into the novel by Marge Piercy you come to see that Sex alludes to gender and the relationship between men and women; not just the act. War denotes power, agency; a struggle to gain it, fought in our own cities not on some far off shores. It isn't peculiar that Marge Piercy would devote over four hundred pages to such a struggle....   [tags: Marge Piercy, Sex Wars, sexuality, gender, ]

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Women Rights, Same Sex Marriage, And Education

- The New Year is approaching and it is that time to elect a new president. We all want a president. We all want a president who will bring a change in our country. The two types of parties include democrats and republications, which both believe in different issues. There are several candidates running for the 2016 election, who focus on different issues like education, women rights, gay marriage, abortion, immigration, drugs and many more. Candidates like Carly Fiorina, Hillary Clinton, Rand Paul, and Donald Trump are running for president....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Human rights]

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A Brief Note On Wikipedia Single Sex Education

- According to Wikipedia single-sex education is the practice of conducting education where male and female students attend separate classes or in separate buildings or schools. Research on the impact of single gender education has been occurring for quite some time. Studies are continuously being done to see the effects from separating children in school based on gender. Between the years of 1968 to 2013, the National Science Foundation funded an analysis of grades K through 12. There was a multitude of research methods that were used....   [tags: Gender, Education, Single-sex education, Female]

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Youtube's Appeal Process

- Youtube is home to millions of videos with new content being uploaded every second of the day. Youtube is certainly one of the best options for getting your videos seen and appreciated, but there's the looming chance that your video may be taken down by Youtube for various reasons. If you'd like your video back up and don't believe you have done anything wrong, your best chance to get the removal overturned is with a dispute or appeal. After a video has been removed, the uploader has the chance to get the video back up by providing Youtube's staff with reasons why the video follows both terms of service guidelines and copyright restrictions....   [tags: uploaded video channel on the web]

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Obama’s Appeal to Ethos is Strengthened by His Appeal to Pathos

- Senator Barack Obama came to Germany to speak to the people of Berlin about the deep and enduring bonds Germany and America have with one another. Senator Obama’s speech was to use ethos and pathos to electrify and to motive hope to the audience. In Obama’s speech, presidential candidate Obama’s appeal to ethos is strengthened/ weakened by his appeal to pathos. To start, at that time Obama was not yet elected for presidency, his speech was for an effect to inspire the people of Berlin. Obama gave his speech as an attempt to the audience to see him as an astute senator, but to see him honorable to be the next president....   [tags: berlin, speech, germany]

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Little Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll Movement

- In today’s world, thrusting your hips on national television wouldn’t be an issue for most people. We have songs that use profanity, degrade women, men, children, and even animals. If you jump back almost 70 years, moving your hips back and forth was the equivalence of this. Someone always wanted to push the boundaries and see how far they could go until someone said stop. Elvis did just that. He showed the world what a little sex, drugs, and rock and roll could do for society. But Elvis couldn’t have done this new and controversial movement alone....   [tags: elvis presley, sexual movement, sex symbol]

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The Argument of Sex Education in School

- Audience Analysis: I am writing to the seven chairmen of the ___ County School Board. They are a made up of a group of five men and two women. They are most likely all parents who have a common concern on the material being taught on the issue of Sex Education in schools. Fellow parents vote on them to insure that they make the correct decisions on what their kids are learning in school. They are all from some form of the Christian religion. They are from ages 30 and older. They represent all races....   [tags: Sex Education School Pregnancy Essays]

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Single-Sex Education

- Education is the main base for everyone in today’s society. There are several factors that could affect one's education. Statistics show that single sex schools have been shown to receive higher test scores than their coeducational counter-parts, therefore, one of the most important factors that could affect one's education is whether they attend a single sex or coeducational school. The separation of genders during education has been considered a great importance because it has been shown to be able to increase a student’s educational achievements and quality of his or her work....   [tags: Sex Education Essays, society]

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America’s Culture of Sex

- America’s Culture of Sex Sex in today’s world can be seen anywhere. It is on billboards, radio stations, personal books, school books, magazines, peers, movies, songs, and the most famous is televisions. Commercials use seductive images, sounds, and music grabbing the attention of the audience. Movies and television are proof of the sickness of sexual addiction in society. This disease spreads across the country, infecting the way people think and live their lives. Ultimately it is destroying society and what America holds to be morally correct....   [tags: Sex Media Television TV]

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Recidivism of Sex Offenders

- Sex offenders have been a serious problem for our legal system at all levels, not to mention those who have been their victims. There are 43,000 inmates in prison for sexual offenses while each year in this country over 510,000 children are sexually assaulted(Oakes 99). The latter statistic, in its context, does not convey the severity of the situation. Each year 510,000 children have their childhood's destroyed, possibly on more than one occasion, and are faced with dealing with the assault for the rest of their lives....   [tags: Adult Sex Offender Recidivism]

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Sex and Adolescents

- Teenagers, your first thoughts are typically immoral, rebellious, wild, and promiscuous. The way in which older generations evaluate the younger generations is that they always appear to be getting worse. Is this truly the case or are teenagers being misjudged today. When it comes to sexual behaviors amongst teens of today it is certainly a false statement. Especially, when compared to the teens of the eighties, who are most likely their parents. Do these changes appear to be caused by improved values and morals, a better attachment with their parents, or a stronger tone placed on sexual education....   [tags: social]

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The Sex Chromosomes

- Trisomy of the Sex Chromosomes By: Francis Sabas, Hannah Grisham, Sarah Shaheen, Matt Soderstrom 11/15/14 1. Introduction The existence of genetic diversity within populations of sexually reproducing eukaryotic organisms, especially humans is a direct result of a specialized type of cell division called meiosis. Meiosis is a process where two diploid parent cells undergo two rounds of normal cell divisions (meiosis 1 and meiosis 2) to produce four genetically different haploid daughter cells where each of these cells contains one copy of the twenty-three chromosomes that are contributed by the genes of both the mother and father.1 However, because cell division in the rea...   [tags: Chromosome, Meiosis, Aneuploidy, X chromosome]

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The Exotic Appeal: Exoticism in Mexican Tourism

- The tourist gaze of Mexico is of an exotic destination which consists of sun, beaches, tropical weather, and turquoise waters. Tourism in Mexico began in the 1970s and during the past two decades the country has become an exclaimed tourist destination. Currently, tourist revenues are the third-highest source of foreign exchange (Wilson, 2008, 6). Mexican tourism is predominately marketed to the United States (Swords & Mize, 55). These Western tourist visit Mexico to experience a sense of exoticism....   [tags: Exotic Destination, Beaches, Tourism]

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Poetry and Sex

- Poetry and Sex Since the beginning of human existence, there has been once practice, one instinct, one single obsession that we cannot escape. Some may call it necessary; others say it’s a gift. It can be controlling, enlightening but it’s oh so powerful. It isn’t the need for food, safety or shelter. It isn’t love nor greed nor vanity, but sex, ladies and gentlemen. With the evolution of human communication poets have been using the power of words to describe the practice of sex, and the emotions that come with it....   [tags: Sex Sexuality Poetry Poems Literature Essays]

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Should Marriage for Same Sex Couples be Legal in United States?

- Marriage as generally define is the union between one man and one woman. However a recent debate over same-sex marriage has stirred a nationwide debate reverberating in the halls of Congress, at the White House, in dozens of state courtrooms and legislatures, and is also becoming a speech-making topic for election campaigns at both the national and state levels. As the debate for this controversial topic rages on, the American religious community view on the topic remains deeply divided over the matter and over the morality of homosexuality in general....   [tags: Same Sex Marriage, argumentative, persuasive]

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Comprehensive Sex Education Program Is The Most Successful At Preventing Teen Pregnancy

- “Teachers are often charged with giving adolescents their first, and sometimes only, factual source of sex information” (Mink, par. 4). Because teachers are given this task the information provided should be accurate and honest. Advice should include how to obtain contraceptives (condoms, birth control, etc.), what to expect, and why it is best to wait. Face it, most teenagers are going to “do it” whether they are knowledgeable or not. According to the Center for Disease Control in 2005, “47 percent of high school students report having had sexual intercourse, and 34 percent of sexually active students said they didn’t use a condom the last time they had sex” (Qtd....   [tags: Sex education, Human sexual behavior]

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Teens and Sex - Sex and Disease

- Sex and Disease Since the beginning of the semester we've been working in groups in order to complete a mid term report, based on our picked topic. I'm part of the group Sex in the New Millennium. We as a group focused our attention on three main categories, sexuality, and sexual preferences, Pregnancies and abortions, and finally sexually transmitted diseases. Sex is the key ingredient that most companies and advertising agencies are using to sell their products. And as a result we the viewers (being what ever age we may be) are the true victims....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Single Sex Education Are Better Than Co Ed Schools

- There are many decisions that we humans have to make. Sometimes we don’t care what we choose, but once we get more details of what we were going to choose than we start to care. It’s weird how our brain works, but what I said in the previous sentence is true. We might not care about something, but if the person starts to learn about it, than they seem to get interested. There’s even some people that just learn something or already know something and if someone else tries to prove them wrong they will argue there reason and sometimes something’s are never reached to a single conclusion....   [tags: Education, Gender, Single-sex education]

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Unprotected Sex Leads to an Increase in Pregnancy, Social Discrimination and Disease

- Unprotected sex is becoming increasingly common today which brings an increase in the risks of the effects; including pregnancy, social discrimination, and various diseases. The majority of unprotected sex is acted upon within teenagers. However, adults act upon this feat as well. While performing sexual proceedings, you use a condom to prevent the corrupting effects due to unprotected sex from happening to you. In the absence of using a condom, the effects are amplified. Most people are aware of the consequences of unprotected sex, although, the choice of using a condom to protect you during sexual intercourse is still not always the prevailing decision....   [tags: Unprotected sex, sexuality, STIs, pregnancy,]

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Why High Schools Need To Provide Sex/Contraceptive Classes

- There has always been a lot of controversy over the education of contraceptives and sex being included in the high school curriculum. However, as parents, mentors, and leaders that these children look up to we have an obligation to these children. Providing a contraceptive/sex education class to high schoo students would be so beneficial. It would ensure that they are being educated correctly and not by other kids their same age. The United States has one of the highest rates when it comes to teen pregnancy, and one of the highest rates of teen births....   [tags: sex education, education, argumentative, persuasiv]

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Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools

- Sex Education: A Necessity in Public Schools Today Alice was a normal sixteen year old; she loved school, her family and her boyfriend. She was having a blast during her Junior year, until the day she found out about the "accident". Alice and her boyfriend ,Brad, had been together for over two years, and they planned to get married. Both of them felt they were ready to have sex. However, neither of them knew anything about birth control or the dangers of having unprotected sex. What they knew about sex they had learned from watching television and from what their friends had told them....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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History, Laws For Sex Offenders Have Gone Through Several Cycles Of Change

- Annotated Bibliography Emily Selby 4 November 2014 “Sex Offenders” CQ Researcher Greenblatt Background Throughout history, laws for sex offenders have gone through several cycles of change. “Jack the Ripper” crimes in the 1900s laws to be passed where anyone with certain characteristics of a sex offender could be arrested and imprisoned for life, even if a crime was not committed. During the 20’s, sex crimes laws were barely enforced. In 1934, Albert Fish was convicted for raping, killing and eating 12 year old Grace Budd....   [tags: AMBER Alert, Kidnapping, Sex offender]

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Sex Trafficking in Cambodia: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine by Somaly Mam

- “Some girls come to us beaten half to death. They are so young. They have marks that are worse than anything I have ever endured.” (Mam 166). Throughout the world, traffickers coerce and abduct women and children into the sex trade. Traffickers then trade and sell these women for the use of sexual exploitation (Mace Venneberg, and Amell 336). As many as 20 million people are involved in the global sex trade at any given time (Nawyn, Birdal, and Glogower 56). Though sex trafficking is acknowledged as an issue throughout the world, it continues to become even more extreme....   [tags: sex trade, mass trafficking, women]

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Premarital Sex is Not a Sin Against God

- Premarital Sex is Not a Sin Against God The Bible does not forbid premarital sex. There is no passage of the Bible that references premarital sex as a sin against God. The association between sin and premarital sex is a new Christian idea. The only possible reference to premarital sex being a sin in the Bible is in the New Testament. This premise although, is generally dismissed by theologians because the Greek word pornei, or sexual immorality is commonly incorrectly translated into the English word fornication....   [tags: Religion Premarital Sex Intercourse]

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Morality of Premarital Sex by Religiosity and Generation

- Morality of Premarital Sex by Religiosity and Generation Abstract Premarital sex is an issue that most teenagers and young couples face as they enter new phases of their relationship. The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a correlation between acceptance of sexual relations before marriage and religiosity or generation. This study is a cross-sectional, secondary analysis of the variables PREMARSX, RELPERSN, and COHORT (which was recoded into three generation categories), which were extracted from the 1998 General Social Survey (GSS)....   [tags: Morals Marriage Sex Essays]

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Human Trafficking and the International Sex Industry

- Human Trafficking and the International Sex Industry Human trafficking refers to the movement of persons across borders for forced labor, sexual exploitation or other illicit activities. Sex trafficking is the most lucrative sector of human trafficking America, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Russia. The global political economy, political corruption, human rights, gender and ethnic stratification, and migration are all related to human trafficking. In many developing countries globalization has brought masses of wealth to the elite at the expense of the poor....   [tags: Asia Prostitution Sex Tourism]

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How Do Things Sell? Where Do Phrases Like `` Sex Sells?

- How do things sell. Where do phrases like “sex sells” come from. Advertisements are all around us on a daily basis. Whether you are driving in your car and pass by a large advertisement on a building, or you see an Ad for jewelry in a magazine. The sole purpose of these advertisements is to reel in the consumers. Hook, line, and sinker. Advertisements help one visually memorize a product, and attract the consumer. They may use propaganda, hooks, repetition, claims, association, bandwagon, and promotions....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Beer, Sex in advertising]

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Appeal

- F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Appeal F. Scott Fitzgerald once said “The scope and depth and breadth of my writings lie in the laps of the Gods” (An interview). Little did he know “the gods” or his readers would take his fame to a whole new level. Maybe his modesty about his talent is why he is so well like or it could even be how well he was able to write magnificent stories that were similar to his own life. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s troubling yet extravagant lifestyle influenced his writing and attributed to his fame....   [tags: jazz age, popularity, great gatsby]

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The Loveless Sex in the Ghost Road

- In the Ghost Road, one of the main characters, Billy Prior, is the one who crossing multiple boundaries in this novel. He is born in working class but, with his effort, he services as an officer. He has a complicated view toward the war: He thinks the war is “bullshit”, but he still willing to go back to the front. Also, he is engaged with Sarah Lumb, but at the same time, he is highly promiscuous. Besides, he is a bisexual. Therefore, sex scene seems appear frequently in the Ghost Road. When speaking of sex, it is common accompany with love, connection and passion....   [tags: Literary Analysis, argumentative, persuasive ]

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The Power of Discourse in a Political Sex Scandal

- The Power of Discourse in a Political Sex Scandal On August 12th, 2004 New Jersey Governor James McGreevey became this nation's first openly gay state governor. Several moments after he stated, "I am a gay American", he succumbed to intense political and public pressure by announcing his resignation from New Jersey's most powerful position. This announcement and resignation came after a week of intense allegations that McGreevey sexually harassed a male colleague whom he had appointed. While American politics are not foreign to sexual scandal, the political destruction and individual defeat which McGreevey currently faces is poignantly unique....   [tags: Politics Political Sex Gender Essays]

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Sex Education in School

- Sex Education in School Just say no, or say nothing at all. Either live by the word of the Christian God, or live with disease and unsupportable families. In current abstinence-only sexual education, this is the choice the nation gives to young people about their private sexuality. Clear concise facts have given way to horrifying lectures of the fictional evils of sexual behavior that falls outside the lines drawn by the right wing and the Pope. These tactics do not educate and only damage adolescents and their budding sexuality....   [tags: Papers Sex Ed Religion Schools Essays]

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Sex And Its Effect On Adolescents

- Sex is present in everyday life, maybe not personally but it is. Teens in today’s society know more about sex then their parents want them to, and in reality the reason they know about it is probably because of television. Late night television will feature many different shows such as; Sex and the City, 50 Shades of Grey, etc. these shows may not necessarily show intercourse but it will more than likely be implied. Modern day television producers use the idea of sex to sell the idea of their new program to teenagers, to make them want to watch the show, and trying to make them curious....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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An Argument for Same Sex Marriage

- In a country where diversity is the key to success and freedom of speech and religion is seen as a motto, it is hard to believe that many Americans don’t follow what they preach. If America is the land of opportunity and diversity then why are so many same sex couples being shunned. If Americans support religious freedom, then the act of shunning same sex couples because their religious views don’t follow what most people believe should be put to an end. Based on this logic, society should accept these same sex couples instead of turning their backs on them in affairs dealing with adoption and marriage. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are...   [tags: religion, bias, adoption]

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The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir

- The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir In the chapter of her book The Second Sex entitled “the Woman in Love,” Simone de Beauvoir characterizes the romantic ideal of the relationship with a man as a woman’s purpose as a form of self-deception (translated here as “bad faith”). The self-deception de Beauvoir describes is based in the thesis of The Second Sex. This is the idea that women have been deceived into believing that they are second-class humans. Western culture, according to de Beauvoir, teaches us that women are missing some elusive element of the self that endows men with freedom- a concept essential to the existentialist definition of the conscious being....   [tags: Second Sex Simone Beauvoir Essays]

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Sex, Sexual, And Sexual Behaviors

- One early potential definition of sex that Christina puts forth before launching into progressively complex interpretations is to define the term “as penile-vaginal intercourse … Did it go in or didn’t it. Yes or no” (2). As she notes, this is a customary, albeit arbitrary definition. The fulfillment of the above set criteria for sex is fairly self-explanatory, requiring an instance of penile penetration of a vagina to count as an instance of sex. This is a fairly intuitive definition given the commonly cemented association of the term in question with said action....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Orgasm]

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The Pros and Cons of Teaching Sex Education in Public Schools

-         Picture a young couple being on the verge of exploring their sexual desires for the first time. The question is does this young couple have the proper education to make this life changing decision. They most likely were given their education from the school they attend. Hopefully the school taught them what they needed to know to make such a decision. Should sex education be taught at school by teachers or by the parents. Problems with having sex education at school There are many problems with having sex education in public schools....   [tags: Sex Education Essays]

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The Wrong Trousers and the Appeal of Claymation

- The Wrong Trousers and the Appeal of Claymation Task: Using 'The Wrong Trousers' as an example, show how the text communicates with its audience and assess the appeal of Claymation. I will study the ways in which the claymators and scriptwriters to tell the story of how Wallace and Gromit conquer 'The Wrong Trousers' using communication. Nick Park created Wallace and Gromit as clay figures which enables them to seem more realistic than cartoons but also makes them comical....   [tags: Papers]

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The Appeal of Cults to the Vulnerable

- The article titled "The appeal of cults," talks about how cults lure their followers in. The author talks about how cult leaders often target people by offering them a "Free of Charge get together at a retreat," for lonely people this may sound appealing, because they are longing for some kind of connection with the outside world. The cult leader may reach out to the person by offering them friendship and companionship. According to the author, cult followers become dependent on their leader. The cult leader often tries to convince the followers that they have some kind of special gift, talent, or knowledge....   [tags: Religion]

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The Appeal of Television Chat Shows

- The Appeal of Television Chat Shows Chat shows are a very popular and successful modern day television program. Why. It is probably because as humans we are naturally nosey and curious about the lifestyles of others, especially those of the rich and famous. It is this common characteristic that makes the neighbors peep through the curtains to see what the Jones' are up to next, the reason that village gossip spreads so quickly and the cause of the growing number of reality television programs....   [tags: TV Media Papers]

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Discuss the Appeal of Horror Movies

- The horror industry has been virtually dominating Asian cinema over the past few years, overshadowing any other genre in consistency of production and consequent box-office reaping. Countries like Japan, South Korea and Thailand have tapped on this market, fuelling their local film industries and clearly profiting from the appeal that horror movies have over audiences globally. Yet, even as we look beyond the economic profitability of this genre, we will discover far more reasons why this genre of films has remained thrillingly popular....   [tags: Film]

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Writing Techniques That Appeal to Readers

- Writing Techniques That Appeal to Readers Anyone who will be required to write at any time, no matter what the function of the writing, should learn good writing techniques that appeal to readers. Every type of writing should possess something that will draw the reader into the words to make the reader feel that he can relate to what he reads. Many techniques can accomplish this goal of writing. Diction, organization, description, and titles are all key parts of an essay that combine the author's thoughts and teelings in an effective manner....   [tags: Education Teaching Writing Essays]

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The Appeal Of The Androgynous Man

- “The Appeal of the Androgynous Man” This article was published in Mademoiselle in 1976 for young female readers by Amy Gross. In this article Gross compares androgynous men to the all-man man. Gross talks about the advantages of the androgynous man as compared to the all-man man. There are advantages and disadvantages to every man. Seems as though Gross is in favor of the androgynous man and she tends to bash the all-man man. Gross describes the Androgynous man as being a self-amused, less inflated, more quirky, vulnerable and responsive man....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sex Without Love by Sharon Olds

- Sex Without Love by Sharon Olds 'Sex Without Love,' by Sharon Olds passionately described the author's disgust for casual sex in which she vividly animates the immorality of lustful sex through the variety of her language. The sarcasm used in this selection can easily be misunderstood and quite confusing if the words and lines are not analyzed with specific construction. Olds' clever use of imagery and frequent uses of similes, to make the reader imagine actual events, makes this poem come to life....   [tags: Papers Analysis Sharon Olds Sex Without Essays]

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Othello – the Universal Appeal

- Othello – the Universal Appeal         For 400 years the audience has found William Shakespeare’s tragedy Othello to be relevant to their lives and tastes. Why. What enduring qualities does the play possess in order to ensure its continuing success.   Does the reason lie in the great heterogeneity of characters and scenes and actions within the play?  Robert B. Heilman in “The Role We Give Shakespeare” relates the universality of Shakespeare to the “innumerableness of the parts”:   But the Shakespeare completeness appears graspable and possessable to many men at odds with each other, because of the innumerableness of the parts: these parts we may consider incompletenesses, partial...   [tags: Othello essays]

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The Appeal of Sherlock Holmes

- The Appeal of Sherlock Holmes The purpose of this assignment is to determine the appeal of Sherlock Holmes, a fictional detective mastermind, first written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. Arthur Conan Doyle was in 1859 in Scotland, Edinburgh. Doyle's Irish mother and English father sent him to be raised and educated at very strict Jesuit schools Austria and Scotland. It was not until the year 1876 that Arthur Conan Doyle arrived at Edinburgh University with the passion of studying medicine in his mind....   [tags: Papers]

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jumpman23- the appeal of advertising

- Jumpman23 Michael Jordan has star power that bridges age, race, and socioeconomic class. Nike understands this aspect of the popular superstar and decided to give him his own clothing line named Jumpman23. It is the most popular form of sports apparel available and the white logo that adorns each article of apparel is known worldwide. Michael Jordan is arguably the most loved and respected athlete of this generation, thus the ad for this company depicted in ESPN The Magazine takes advantage of his immense popularity....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Foucault's Discipline and Punish and Power and Sex

- Foucault's "Discipline and Punish" and "Power and Sex" Every great architect is - necessarily - a great poet. He must be a great original interpreter of his time, his day, his age- Frank Lloyd Wright Darkness is meant to conceal, light is meant to expose, and there is power intrinsically imbued in both of these. Murderers hide in the dark, waiting for their victims, and the atrocities of different countries are hidden in history and official memos and propaganda. At the same time, light exerts power because it illuminates, it discovers, it creates vulnerability on all it touches....   [tags: foucault discipline punish power Sex Essays]

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Sex Education

- Sex Education Two drastic Emergency Room cases were handled in 1998 at Mary Washington Hospital. Concerned mothers brought their 12 year old daughters into the hospital thinking they were suffering from severe stomach pain or even appendicitis…both girls were actually in labor (Abstinence, 2002). The United States has the highest teen pregnancy, birth, and abortion rates in the Western world (Planned Parenthood, 2003). Are teens getting enough knowledge on sex and how to prevent STDs and unwanted pregnancies....   [tags: Sex Pregnancy School Teaching Essays]

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Does Sex Sell

- Consumer Behaivior Does sex really sell. Sexuality is considered to be one of the most powerful tools in advertising, it as been around for the last two decades. It has been proven that more people will look at an ad longer if it has some type of erotic behavior in the ad. There has always been this age old question. That age old question, is does sex sell. The answer to that question is it depends on the situation the and the customer and what relationship the customer may have already developed from the product....   [tags: Marketing Consumer Behavior Sex Sell Analysis]

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Othello’s Universality of Appeal

- Othello’s Universality of Appeal         The Shakespearean play Othello has enjoyed popularity on the stage and in print for 400 years. What are the features which enhance this quality among readers. And what detracts.   Does the playwright’s use of “double time” contribute to its universality of appeal. In The Riverside Shakespeare Frank Kermode explains the advantages of “double time” to Shakespeare:   “Double time” is a classical topic of Othello criticism; one of its uses is to remind us that the play, more largely considered, is characterized by a kind of imaginative duplicity....   [tags: Othello essays]

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William Shakespeare's Universal Appeal

- William Shakespeare's Universal Appeal "Shakespeare's plays have universal appeal" Shakespeare's plays deal with aspects of the human condition this is what makes his plays have Universal appeal. The human condition contains issues and emotions that appear in everyday life, for example love and power are both elements of the human condition. As Shakespeare's plays deal with this they not only have a timeless quality, as emotions do not change over centuries even though other issues might, but also appeal to everybody....   [tags: Papers]

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Othello – its Appeal

- Othello – its Appeal        Let us examine the William Shakespeare drama Othello for the purpose of determining exactly what characteristics of the play are the outstanding ones which give it such universal appeal.   Othello would appear to have a beauty about it which is hard to match. Helen Gardner in “Othello: A Tragedy of Beauty and Fortune” touches on this beauty which enables this play to stand above the other tragedies of the Bard:   Among the tragedies of Shakespeare Othello is supreme in one quality: beauty....   [tags: Othello essays]

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Sex Discrimination

- Introduction Discrimination involves action toward individuals on the basis of their group membership; Baron and Byrne (1994) defined discrimination as prejudice in action. Discrimination can take a very overt form (e.g., refusal to hire women into certain jobs), but in many instances, gender discrimination involves the degree to which the workplace is open to versus resistant to the participation of women. Although many discussions of gender discrimination have focused on the ways managers and supervisors treat men and women, gender discrimination could involve managers, co-workers, subordinates, clients, or customers....   [tags: Discrimination, argumentative, persuasive]

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Unsafe Sex

- I. THE SUBJECT(S): This plan/proposal will be directed at youths ranging from 12-18. It is not gender specific and covers all demographics. The subjects are presumably healthy and well-adjusted individuals except they are participating in a risky sexual practice. The behavior in question is the undertaking of unprotected homosexual or heterosexual consensual sex. There is a host of issues that stem from this action including sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS, and unwanted teenage pregnancy....   [tags: teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases]

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Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

- Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage All couples in a committed loving relationship should be legally allowed to marry. United States marriage concepts have been changing in conjunction with society’s evolving culture. Traditional concepts assigning marital duties based on gender no longer apply, strengthening the effectiveness of the marriage in today’s world. Society is actively moving towards becoming a culture of contributing individuals who have equal rights regardless of ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or religion....   [tags: legalization, sexual orientation, discrimination]

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Same Sex Marriage

- Same sex marriage is already taboo, but same sex couples raising children is mostly not considered acceptable by the public because of the misconception that they are not qualified to bring up children in accordance with proper social values. The public is not certain if children will receive proper education about society and behavior to fit in as responsible members. However, several recent movements, such as Feminism and Post-modernism, argue about equal rights for everybody. Feminism is mainly concerned about the equality of men and women in society while Post-modernism is mainly concerned with ending all forms of discrimination in society....   [tags: Ethical Issues, Lesbian or Gay Parents]

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Islam's Appeal

- Islam's Appeal Islam revolutionized the way people thought in the Middle-East. The Prophet spewed forth “The Word of God” (Cleveland 8) amid reflection, whether his own or that of God, concerning “the problems which afflicted Meccan society” (8). The subsequent production of the Quran fostered discipline and promoted spiritual growth. Mohammad, under the banner of Islam, united nomadic, feuding tribes in the barren plains of Arabia. The Seal of Prophets brought new rights to women and renewed a commitment to aid the destitute....   [tags: Islam Middle East Islamic Essays History]

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Space Appeal

- Space Appeal Public relations activities have been and always will be an integral part of crew activities. While these activities absorb resources, the most significant of which is time, they also bring public and political support to the program and provide some of the return on investment of the program.” – NASA, The Mars Reference Mission, Pg. 25 Since the day of NASA’s greatest triumph on July 20, 1969, there has been a sense among many American people and politicians that the once-unimaginable goal of conquering space has been accomplished, and that much of what NASA has done since are simply unnecessary frills of the federal budget....   [tags: Science Planets NASA Papers]

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The Appeal of Satanism in Young Goodman Brown

- Mankind has a history of turning away from God and embracing evil. From the days of Cain to the present, there is a chain of men and women who have forsaken the promise of salvation in favor of what we call Satanism. Literature has sought to record this turning away in many instances. Even today, alternative, rebellious youths practice pseudo-Satanism. However, what remains unclear is the surviving appeal of the essentially self-defeating religion. Dr. Faustus sells his soul to the Devil in return for worldly success....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, YGB]

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The Enduring Appeal of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- The Enduring Appeal of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein "Frankenstein" is a gothic novel written in the 19th century by nineteen year old Mary Shelley. It was written in 1816 during a time of great social, political and cultural change. Science was seen as the means for progress and Shelley lived in a time of great scientific development and discovery. This is reflected in her novel where Victor Frankenstein is a young and idealistic scientist whose obsession with the nature of human existence drives him to pursue science to it's ultimate possibilities regardless of moral or ethical considerations....   [tags: Papers]

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Making Shrek Appeal to a Wider Audience

- Making Shrek Appeal to a Wider Audience The producers of the film, 'Shrek', successfully modernise a traditional fairy tale plot, by adding a subtle twist and imaginative exploration into the notion of stereotypical characters. In this essay, I will analyse how the producers of 'Shrek' have constructed the film so that it appeals to a wide audience, including the whole spectrum of generations....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of Love in A Box Appeal Campaign

- Analysis of Love in A Box Appeal Campaign The Samaritan's Purse video is compiled of real and doctored footage trying to persuade people in developed countries, such as Great Britain, to donate a shoebox full of small gifts to their charity. We see the real footage in the bleakness of the area when the camera pans around in the opening shot and again later on when the coldness is shown by the snow when you see the correspondent at the location that the video's narrator is talking about (The Ukraine)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories

- The Appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories Over 120 years ago the lived a fictional character called "Sherlock Holmes", who lived at 221B, Baker Street. Arthur Conan-Doyle created the character in 1887 and the stories are still popular today. In 1887 Doyle was going to stop writing the stories but he got death threats telling him to keep Holmes alive, he did what they asked. I am going to examine and write about three stories: "The Speckled Band" "Silver Blaze" "The Cardboard Box" "The Speckled Band" is a murder story set in the countryside and is about a man who kills his step-daughter because of the money she will inherit on her marriage....   [tags: Papers]

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Appeal of Robert Frosts "Out Out"

- There have been many interesting and appealing poems written throughout history. One of the most interesting and appealing poems is Robert Frost’s “Out, Out”. The poem has the ability to make the reader visualize an event in vivid detail without making it into a short story. The poem depicts a very dramatic scene and makes it seem as if the reader is really there. Poems are generally thought to be about love and feelings, but some poems can actually be like a short story; these are called narrative poems, which means that they tell a story....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Blue-collar Appeal of Hard Times

- The Blue-collar Appeal of Hard Times    In Hard Times, Charles Dickens gives us a close-up look into what appears to be the ivory tower of the bourgeoisie of his day, yet these middle-class characters are viewed from a singular perspective, the perspective of those at the bottom of the social and economic system. Though Dickens’ characters tend to be well developed and presented with a thoroughly human quality, the stereotypical figure of arrogant and demanding Bounderby fails to accurately capture the motivations and attitudes of the typical successful businessman of the day and is an indication of the author’s political motives....   [tags: Dickens Hard Times Essays]

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Comprehensive Sex Ed. Programs vs. Abstinence Only Programs

- Comprehensive Sex Ed. Programs vs. Abstinence Only Programs Sexual education programs taught in high schools nationwide would be much more effective if instead of focusing exclusively on abstinence only programs, they taught a much more comprehensive program, which informed the adolescents how to be safe when it comes to dealing with sexual activities. Abstinence only programs are the widely favored programs of the past and of present time, but now more and more adults are starting to believe their children would be better educated if they were involved in a more comprehensive program, that not only emphasized the teachings of abstinence but taught their children how to be safe, and how to...   [tags: Compare Contrast Sex Education Essays]

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Rape is Not Motivated by Sex

- Rape is Not Motivated by Sex Introduction Rape is not a new phenomenon. The act of forcing someone to engage in sex against his or her will dates back many years. However, the motivation behind it has remained a controversy. Though it seems that rapists are after sex, the argument that violence is predominantly behind rape has, in recent times, become a widely held view. It is estimated that 371 out of 100,000 women will become the victims of rape each year. Incidences can reach as high as one-in-four when attempted rape and coercion are also considered....   [tags: Papers]

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Single-Sex Education

- Single sex education is schools that its students are only girls or boys. It is a school with single gender sharing ideas in education and social life. Many people in our days argue about if wither the government should prevent single-sex schools and make all schools mixed or make all schools in a single-sex way Single-sex education is a controversial topic. I believe that mixed schools is much better than single-sex schools. As in mixed girls and boys have the ability to share many ideas in social, educational and political life....   [tags: pros vs. cons, social life]

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Sex

- Sex Humans are sexual beings. We want it. We all need sex. It is an important part of us. Sex can be simply a pleasurable act, yet it can also be an expression of our love for someone else. In short, sex is wonderful. However, it is relatively rare to encounter a rational discussion about sex, even between partners. As with all activities about which people are passionate and which involve biological drives, the topic of sexuality is rife with controversy, misunderstanding, moralizing, and stereotypes....   [tags: Sociology Sociological Essays]

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