A Virgin Who Is Called Christina Analysis

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“Objectification isn’t about seeing someone as a person in a box, but rather seeing the box as being the person” (Anonymous 2000). This objectification has been a particular problem for females over time, especially in the early ages. In Of S Theodora, A Virgin, Who is Called Christina (1096-8-1160), translated by Talbot, an anonymous author displays the objectification of women through the denial of autonomy in forcing Christina to marry and be trapped in a room, violability in how her unwanted marriage infringed upon her integrity by causing her to be confined to a small space with poor conditions and also by having her beaten and put on display, inertness by having her dress and channel masculinity in order to complete her actions and by being unable to act alone when she is a …show more content…
These experiences Christina had are similar to other experiences many other women of her time were also going through. Many women of this time, as well as Christina, suffered from the denial of autonomy, being violated in various ways, and the hardship of inertness. In the specific text analyzed, these situations allowed for the reader to perceive the main character Christina as an object rather than what she is: a female with wants, needs, and

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