Male Essays

  • The Male Gaze

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    Fifty Shades of the Male Gaze The cinema has deviously played on the voyeuristic characteristics of humans, something unknown to the average “innocent” minded audience. The dark, separated setting of the theatre provides the perfect breeding ground for these hidden urges within us all (Mulvey 60). Film has long manipulated these voyeuristic ideals in humans incorporating them into the diegesis of the work; painting perfect scenes that make the audience feel as if they are secretly viewing these

  • The Male Stereotypes

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    MALE STEREOTYPES Most common stereotypes of men are that men are aggressive and violent. Most western countries portray men as emotionally stable, assertive, independent and strong. These stereotypes are not true in most cases. It is said that men are emotionally more stable than women because they don't cry. I completely disagree with this. Sometimes crying can be beneficial too and is a sign of emotional strength. Men crying publically has become socially unacceptable. If a man is very emotional

  • Male Expectations

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    The Effects of Male Expectations Male expectations are ever present in our world creating an adverse effect on men making them feel inferior if they are unable to succeed financially. Arthur Miller’s play Death of a Salesman explicitly shows just how harmful these expectations can be to a person and their families. The main character in the play Death of a Salesman Willy Loman is greatly affected by these male expectations. The man is expected to not only support his family but must also be able

  • The Male Gaze

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    The male gaze in both novels can only be seen through the female narrators’ perspective, and therefore it becomes more noticeable when a male character seems to loose his childhood innocence. This is most noticeable with Mary and William’s relationship, as even when they’re younger, they are both oblivious to the loaded scenes that they are surrounded with. As a reader, we can compare Sir Osborne’s gaze of Mary being a ‘true daughter of Eve’ , -which already foreshadows the idea of Mary falling,

  • Victimization of Women in a Male Dominated and Male Defined World

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    brutality and ruthless insidiousness of the male dominated scientific regime can be seen in stark silhouette when one comes to understand how even theories constructed for no purpose other than to entrench male privilege and power fall victim to the ram-rod assault of Linear Progress. For example, the belief that the entire human organism in miniature form -- the homunculus -- was contained in the spermatozoa, was predicated on the assumption that the male is normative and active -- ejaculating its

  • Male Cheerleading is a Sport!

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    Male Cheerleading is a Sport! Against popular belief, females were not the founders behind the sport of cheerleading; instead males who were so eager to cheer while watching sporting events created this sport. In the 1890's the first pep club was organized at Princeton University, and it was there where the first organized yell was recorded. The University of Minnesota organized cheerleading and the first school "fight song." Women didn't get introduced to cheerleading until the 1920s when gymnastics

  • male and female relationships

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    Female vs. Male Friendships Male and female friendships are different and alike in many ways. They differ in how men and women can relate to each other both physically and emotionally. Men and women also differ in the communication aspect. In both friendships, there is a certain level of competitiveness, and the friends obviously will have the same interest in common. Friendships will differ from person to person because of the different personalities, but there will be the same likes and differences

  • Male Victim Rape

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    Male Victim Rape Abstract This research paper is based on individual case study related to “Male Rape Victims.” Male rape is a crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse (LongMan Dictionary, p1169). In general, male rape has occurred as often as every year from the age of twelve and above. Frequently, males and females had common experiences in same situations. An attacker could victimize males as well as females, who can be an attacker, only a small number

  • Young Male Stereotypes

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    America, how a woman is perceived varies vastly from how people see males. People are taught that it is socially acceptable to view a woman as an object, or less than a male. This often leads to objectification of women and sexual harassment of women in all age categories. Objectification is seen more openly in teenage boys and this is why there is a stereotype that follows them out of their adolescent years. Because nineteen-year-old males create a bad perception surrounding around young women, they in

  • Male Gaze Essay

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    “Nakedness reveals itself, Nudity is placed on display, the nude is condemned to never being naked, Nudity is a form of dress” (Berger, 1973, p.54). What is the ‘Male Gaze’? All throughout history the general viewer of the arts were men. The term ‘male gaze’ is a term according to Laura Mulvey’s essay ‘Visual pleasure and narrative cinema’ 1975” when the camera puts the audience into the perspective of a man”. Nearly all paintings done through history feature either nude or naked women and have

  • Male Sex Workers

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    prostitution one of its characteristics is that women were always seem to be the only party involved in this deviant behavior. With this in mind, maybe the facts surrounding prostitution and regarding males were not fully researched and documented, especially those males who worked as escorts. Or, perhaps, males participating in prostitution was just an episode in history that did not need to be discussed. Uniquely, history brings to life prostitution and the fact that it has existed for centuries. Why

  • The Male Gaze Essay

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    “Women aren't my competition because male attention and sexual objectification are not prizes for me.” ― Miya Yamanouchi There is a buzz in society that women feel self-satisfied when men glare at them, which is absolutely a very fallacious believe. Women are at no pleasure, when men ridicule these gestures. In this essay we will be discussing about the Male gaze and its concept by Laura Mulvey. Before discussing about her theory, we need to know what feminism is, it has a basic concept of being

  • Male Friendship

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    that in most cases people are the products of the influences put on them by their friends. Artwork whether it is a painting, a drawing, or photograph; is a big way to express the importance of friendship. The photograph Be a True Friend, shows two male friends. Out at night, in a boat, not doing much but rowing. Along with this photograph is a caption saying, “the only way to have a friend is to be one” (Be a True Friend). From the caption, as well as the picture itself, you get the impression that

  • Male Nursing Stereotypes

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    In today’s society the male nursing profession is sometimes portrayed negatively in the media. Male nurses are often viewed as more aggressive, incompetent and working in a predominantly female profession. The media source chosen was a movie called “Meet The Parents” (2000) The film was based on the idea that a male nurse would go and meet his future wife’s family, and upon meeting the family, things took a turn for the worse. reinforced the common male nursing stereotypes portrayed in the

  • Eating Disorders in Males

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    Eating Disorders in Males Eating disorders are largely considered to be a "female disease". Statistics seem to validate this perception – of the estimated five million-plus adults in the United States who have an eating disorder, only ten percent are thought to be male ((1)). Many professionals, however, hold the opinion that these numbers are incorrect – it is impossible to base the statistics on anything other than the number of adults diagnosed with eating disorders, and men are much less

  • Male and Female Stereotyping

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    GENDER STEROTYPING Gender stereotyping is an act of generalizing males and females. Gender stereotypes are based on a “complex mix of beliefs, behaviors, and characteristics”, (plannedparenthood, 1). These assumptions can be true but affect our judgment in a negative way towards the opposite sex. This leads to gender stereotyping causing conflicts between males and females, because of their unrealistic expectations of each other. Which will cause problems in their development towards adulthood? These

  • Male Menopause: Fact or Fiction?

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    Male Menopause: Fact or Fiction? "Male menopause is a lot more fun than female menopause. With female menopause you gain weight and get hot flashes. Male menopause - you get to date young girls and drive motorcycles." (11) While 'male menopause' has provided both sexes a variety of jokes and frustration, there are researchers and scientists studying the alleged condition with great seriousness. Those who support the existence of male menopause feel strongly that its affects on the male

  • Female Dominance Or Male Failure?

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    Female Dominance or Male Failure? James Thurber illustrates the male species' status with respect to, “ Courtship Through The Ages” with a humorous and melancholic tone. He emphasizes the lack of success males experience through courtship rituals and the constant rejection we endure. Our determination of courting the female with all our “ love displays” may be pointless as it is evident in the repetitive failures of courtship by all male creatures. Thurber shares his problems with courtship and

  • Male Female Communication Essay

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    In the United States, university classrooms today are made up of a mixture of males and females. In life, males and females have different conversational styles. The ways that they communicate to each other in a conversation, as well as how they communicate with their instructors and peers in the classroom. Although there is a combination of both genders in the classrooms, schools tend to use learning techniques that are more applicable towards men than women. When teaching with a mixture of people

  • Male And Female Inmates Differences

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    Male and female function and think differently. For decades, these differences have been outlined by popular culture. Scholars have argued that male and female react to stress differently. Males tend to express stress. This expression is the result of physical aggression and combative behavior. On the other hand, females tend to suppress stress. This results in self-harming behavior such as burning, cutting, and carving. Females have a higher rate of suicide attempts, drug abuse, and mental health