Andrea Dworkin

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  • Analysis Of Pornography: A Form Of Oppression To Women

    Dworkin, 1981; Dworkin and MacKinnon, 1988; Mackinnon, 1989) since 1980s have overwhelmingly stressed on criticising of pornography as a form of oppression to women. By examining the ‘effects’ of pornography on its male consumers, radical feminists have frequently amplified that negative effects, namely violence, sex addiction, intimidation, child abuse, and women as sexually objectified by men, of pornography have facilitated men for reinforcing the notions of patriarchy and masculinity. In order to comprehend the ways in which radical feminists such as Andrea Dworkin (1981) and Catherine MacKinnon (1989)formed their arguemnets of pornography as oppressive to women, it is viatal to acknowledge the theory of sexuality that has put forward by scholars (e.g. Haslanger, 1995) and radical feminists (e.g. Mackinnon, 1989). Accoridng to Haslanger (1995), it is vital to refer to social factors when defining gender (masculinity and femininity). In this sense, female’s sexuality (femininity) is socially regarded as submissive and…

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  • Cotterell's Argument On Natural Law

    FIn his book “ Canadian Law: An Introduction Sixth Edition”, Neil Boyd truly says, Law is a crucial force. He further clarifies that it is the skeletal system that structures our economic, social, and political lives. Our attitudes toward law and the laws that we create-define us as citizens of our society, politically, economically, and morally”(Boyd 2015). Understanding different perspectives of legal philosophy, such as natural law, positivism, legal pragmatism, and feminism will help us with…

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  • Divine Law In Antigone

    The play antigone evidently demonstrates the contention of common law and divine law.Here divine law is spoken to by antigone while mainstream law is spoken to by ruler Creon. Aside from this there are different characters in the play who maintains Antigone in the play the contention is not of identities but rather of ideas– the contention of standards. The ruler bolsters mainstream law while others underpins the religious soul that is divine law. In any case is the standard of the god in…

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  • Andrea Yates: Mother Or Monster

    Andrea Yates: Mother or Monster Mothers have been thought of as nurturing caregivers. Caregivers who have always done and thought of what is best for their children. Nevertheless, what happens when the nurturing mother becomes the monster? What causes them to undergo such a drastic transformation? Let us look at Andrea Yates. In Houston, Texas Andrea Yates was born on July 2, 1964 and raised as a devout Roman Catholic. Montaldo (2016) reports that Andrea Yates graduated from Milby High…

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  • The Devil Wears Prada

    2003 by the Harper publishing house. This book follows the experiences of a young graduate from Brown who somehow finds herself working as one of the assistants of the top fashion magazine in the world, Runway. Never having read a copy of Runway in her life and with aspirations of working at The New Yorker fresh out of college, Andrea ‘Andie’ Sachs finds herself at an interview at Runway after applying half heartedly to a bunch of publishing houses in hopes of landing a decent job. Being a self…

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  • Dramatic Irony In Othello Act 3

    In Act Three of Othello by William Shakespeare, Iago begins the second part of his plan to destroy those who wronged him. To those around him, Iago seems harmless because we associate evil with an evil appearance. In this story, Iago looks just the same as every other soldier. His evil is not recognizable, and he can easily act with deceit. The entirety of the plot is built upon miscommunication, distrust, and especially lies, and Iago uses those to his advantage. The exchange between Iago and…

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  • Andreas Vesalius Research Paper

    Andreas Vesalius was born in December 31st, 1514 in the city of Brussels in Habsburg Netherlands which is now Belgium. Andreas was born into a family of physicians and pharmacists, so education was important to him and it inspired him to make his future work on the human body. In which during 1529 - 1533 he attended the University of Leuven and from 1533 to 1536 he went to the University of Paris to study on medical related things; and that's where the revolutionary discovery started . After…

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  • Analysis Of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    Sylvia Plath; Along with authors such as Virginia Woolf, Simone de Bauvoir and Marguerite Duras, is one of the biggest female authors of 20th century. The Bell Jar shares more characteristics with Sylvia Plath’s life than just a semi-autobiographical novel. The main character of the book, Esther travels to New York to work as an intern in a fashion magazine, just like Sylvia Plath did. They are both poets, who lost their fathers at the age of 8 and both Esther and Sylvia Plath slowly falls into…

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  • Coyote Character Analysis

    The centralized theme of the novel is the evil of mankind. In the novel, evil is an entity that can possess people against their will – like a spirit. Although that may sound like the run-of-the-mill Webster’s definition of evil, there is a difference, which is that in the novel, evil is personified. The novel uses its events to show how evil works in the real world, in a slightly mellow dramatic, but realistic way. Also, evil in this novel is known as Coyote, and this is because evil is being…

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  • Casa Malaparte Architecture Description

    Casa Malaparte was designed by Architect Adalberto Libera. It is located at 0073 Capri Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy which was designed for client, Curzio Malaparte. The structure contains spaces that are similar in shape and size of most homes. The rooms are squaredm but what makes the structure have an interesting circulation are the stepped levels of each floor. The Villa has stairs as wide as the whole structure which leads to the terrace. These stairs were designed to reduce vertigo…

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