Female Submission Essays

  • Female Submission in Time of the Temptress

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    Female Submission in Time of the Temptress From the onset, the underlying theme in Violet Winspear's romance novel, Time of the Temptress, is female submission and powerlessness, especially in the sexual tension between Eve Tarrant and Wade O'Mara. Although no explicit sexual relations are allowed in the line of "Harlequin Presents..." romances, the overall tone and interpersonal dynamics of the novel infer a rape motif. Eve is completely at the mercy of Wade to save her from the jungle

  • Female Marital Submission in The Yellow Wallpaper

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    Female Marital Submission in "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins "The Yellow Wallpaper" explains a woman's life in that time period, especially that of the narrator, who is living a life of a typical housewife of that time, but who is not able to cope with the oppression. Seems like the narrator fails to see her imprisoned state till towards the end of her story. The main character or the narrator is married to a doctor who is a typical male of those times. Also she has a brother

  • Love Lost - Female Submission in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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    Love Lost - Female Submission in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream After first seeing a performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, I would have called it a love story. After reading it several times, I am less sure what it is. I will take a closer look at the behavior and context of the characters to understand how a comedy with three marriages and as many as seven lovers almost concludes without a portrayal of love that satisfies me. The pairings I consider are: Theseus and

  • The Negative Portrayal of Women in Breakfast of Champions

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    misplaced priorities, foolish behavior, and shallow ways of thinking lead to bad ends for women.  In the descriptions of Patty Keene, Francine Pefko, Mary Alice Miller, and Beatrice Keedsler, it becomes evident that Vonnegut intends to show not only female submission to males, but also to show how the weaknesses in the present ways of thinking result in negative events . In describing the character of Patty Keene, Vonnegut is also commenting on the general state of women, and the fact that very few seem

  • The Cult of True Womanhood and The Yellow Wallpaper

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    marriage, with their comportment continuing to be one of modesty. Religious piety and submission were beliefs that were more peripheral components of the ideology, yet both were borne of and a part of the ideology of True Womanhood. These were the means that men used to insure the passivity and docility of women.  Religion would pacify any desires that could cause a deviation from these set standards, while submission implied a vulnerability and dependence on the patriarchal head (Welter 373-377). The

  • Comparing the Feminine Quest in Surfacing and Song of Solomon

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    heroine's roles in the boon's attainment. The typical heroine's journey, however, existed at best as a sub-plot to the male's effort. Her role in the quest "is not meant for her active heroism," as Dana Heller says,  "but for her passive submission to a hero" (10).  Thus, if she didn't die along the quest, she married the hero.  As his spouse, she helped him dispense his boon in the typical feminine manner of caregiver, lover or innocent.  Often, the... ... middle of paper ... ... New

  • The Religion of Islam

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    Muslims do?" Whereas in Christianity, theology was the "queen of sciences," in Islam, law enjoyed pride of place, for "to accept or conform to the laws of god is Islam, which means to surrender to God's law." Because Islam means surrender or submission to the will of God, Muslims have tended to place primary emphasis on obeying or following God's will as set forth in Islamic law. For this reason, many commentators have distinguished between Christianity's emphasis on orthodoxy, or correct doctrine

  • An Inside Look at Sadomasochism

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    purpose of the piece is to find out who are masochists, and what do they put themselves through in the name of pleasure. "Across the country, from sophisticated cities to subdued suburbs, men and women are acting out fantasies of sexual domination and submission." (Psychology Today 47) I believe that Baumeister describes a very accurate portrait of who one specific group of masochists is and what they do for pleasure, however, I feel that he fails to recognize the younger generation of masochists. I also

  • Women in the Qur'an

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    have changed; yet many Islamic customs have not evolved through time. One of the most controversial topics in Islam today addresses women’s issues. Popular American culture portrays Islamic women as veiled and silenced figures living in a world of submission. Feminist groups in the United States focus on Muslim women and attempt to liberate the strong hold of Islamic tradition on women’s freedom. Over 900 million Muslims continue to worship Allah worldwide. Islam continues to thrive as one of the major

  • Gender in Shakespeare's As You Like It

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    Shakespeare's As You Like It, Renaissance ideas of men and women can be easily identified. However, Rosalind possesses many of the traits typically associated with maleness as she manipulates Orlando and woos him as an outsider. Orlando is also forced into submission by his domineering older brother, Oliver. In As You Like It, Shakespeare assigns the traditional Renaissance gender roles to opposing sexes in the play. In order to fully grasp the concept of the varying gender roles within the play, one must

  • Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

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    violation of Title VII of the Civil Right Act 1964. Title VII states, “Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct is made either explicitly or implicitly a term or condition of an individual’s employment; submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting the individual; or such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating

  • The Role of Women in Othello

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    The Role of Women in Othello If we are to assume, as Richard Levin speculates, that women were in the audiences of many Renaissance plays, it is then highly possible that feminine stage images were affected by their presence(165). Likewise, the issues represented by these images would have been constructed to take these women into account in order to satisfy them as paying customers. Levin offers only a "tentative hypothesis on the incorporation of feminine sentiment into Renaissance drama.

  • Gender and Sexuality in The Piano

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    authority of the husband over his spouse's sexuality and introduce the primary power discourse of the plot: that of the female protagonist's commodity status through the negation female autonomy by the patriarchal system. European patriarchal values are embodied by Stuart's character, he symbolises repression, the narrowing of sexuality into an unemotional discourse of female passivity and male dominance. The film exposes the property mentality which resulted in the devastation of the natural landscape

  • Anarchy

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    interactions exist without government interference or assistance. It is not chaos, nor terrorism, and has no connection to senseless violence; anarchy is simply existing without being governed. Harmony in such a society would be obtained not by submission to laws, or by obedience to any form of authority, but by freely entered agreements between individuals. The United States has strong ties to anarchy, a rather paradoxical situation. It was conceived by, and is even to this day constantly

  • The Band Creed

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    shortly before he was betrayed and arrested. He was certainly in a state of depression, acutely aware of the fleeting minutes of freedom left for him on earth. The intense dread Jesus felt must have been overwhelming to him as he obediently kneeled in submission to God's will, desperately trying to understand His reasoning. At this particular time in the pre-crucifixion, it is only logical to associate the tremendous burden Jesus was going through with his great frustration of human ignorance and sin. Thus

  • Chipset Summary Report

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    Chipset Summary Report Dear Manager Please find attached our submission for your Invitation for offer for a motherboard to meet the specifications supplied. This report supplies details of all required specifications. Please do not hesitate to contact my office if you should have any questions regarding this offer. Executive Summary "Your Name Here" Computers is proposing to deliver a comprehensive solution to the Ajax Computer Company both to address your immediate needs as well

  • Management Audit

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    of GITS-FOOD PRODUCTS PVT. LTD. GSN 408 Marketing Management 1 The Team Ali Tejani                      # 03119386 Christopher Pangestu       # 04255682 Thanapong Sirirat Usdorn       # 03122204 Lecturer: Associate Professor Susan Dann Submission Date: Wednesday 19th Dec 2001 Word Count: 3054 Queensland University of Technology - MBA Table of Content 1.     Company Overview                                   1 2.     Environment Scan                                   2 2.1.     Micro

  • Psychological Assessment Report

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    Confidential Material The names used in this Psychological Assessment Report are fictitious. This is absolutely necessary to protect the privacy of the children being observed. NAME: Ryan Smith DATE OF BIRTH: 5/8/1998 CHRONOLOGICAL AGE: 16 years PARENTS: Mary Smith & Ryan Smith GRADE: completed ninth grade DATES OF ASSESSMENT: 7/17; 7/27/2014 DATE OF REPORT: 8/3/ 2014 INDENTIFYING DATA AND REASON FOR REFERRAL: Ryan is a 16 years 3 months old Caucasian adolescent, who was referred

  • Christianity vs. Islam

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    teaches that in order to achieve true peace of mind and surety of heart, one must submit to God or “Allah” and live according to His revealed Law. Being a Muslim requires willful submission and active obedience to God and living in accordance with His message. Conversely, Christianity does not teach absolute submission to God, but teaches that man is sinful and can never inherit eternal life in the presence of God as a result of the sins of our first parents, Adam and Eve, as well as our own personal

  • Free Essays on Homer's Odyssey: Odysseus as a Lonely Traveler

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    Athene made him look like a begger in order to protect his identity, for she wanted him to succeed. Athene's fellow god Hermes helped Odysseus to defeat Circes.  Hermes told Odysseuis about the plant that would prevent him from being spelled into submission.   "Where are you going, hapless man, along the hills alone, ignorant of the land?" (96).  At the request of the other gods, Hermes gives Odysseus the help he needs.  Ordinaraly, Hermes would do no such thing, but because more powerful gods had