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    outside Unity. The rules of Unity prevent any kind of individuality and help keep future generations pure. The women of Unity are expected to practice purity and the beliefs of Unity without any hassle. If any of the females of Unity show any indication that they are being impure they can face consequences. Taviana was never born and raised in Unity so she could never genuinely fit in. When Celeste starts presenting signs of impurity from being around Taviana the men decide that it is best for Taviana to leave, banishing her from Unity. Celeste’s father is extremely upset with her once he finds out she has been seeing a boy and forces her apologize to the boy’s father, Martin in addition to getting married with him right away. If a woman is caught breaking the principles of Unity her family will show immense embarrassment from her impurity. In the Novel a woman was revealed to have left her family and Unity with her daughter and the family ended up cutting all ties with her. Celeste’s father showed embarrassment when he took Celeste to apologize to Martin even saying that she has “disgraced this family”. Growing up they are instructed with the principles of Unity and taught how important it is to follow them as following them will ensure that they will get into heaven. The Women of Unity are pressured into practicing purity and expected to follow the principles of their community because they are raised in it. Fathers make sure that the principles of Unity are taught as…

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    The Purity Myth

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    (1)The purity myth is a socially constructed term to describe ones sexuality. From a young age we are taught to cherish our bodies and be virgins until marriage to stay pure. If a woman is not a virgin at marriage she is considered a “damaged good” and unwanted. Virginity is a social phenomenon that is used to punish and judge women. Women are expected to live up to this ideology of being pure and these standard have immense influences in women’s lives. Staying “pure” and “innocent” is promoted…

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    Pursuit Of Purity

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    Purity balls, purity pledges, and promise rings are forced upon young girls before they even know what sex is. The purpose of these is to make them promise to their parents and to God that they will be abstinent before they know what they’re doing. What charades as a fun father/daughter dance is the beginning of the sexualization of young girls and forcing beliefs into their heads. In the article Pursuit of Purity, the authors address the controversy about these saying it “gives kids too little…

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    (1)The purity myth is a socially constructed term to describe ones sexuality. From a young age we are taught to cherish our bodies and be virgins until marriage to stay pure. If a woman is not a virgin at marriage she is considered a “damaged good” and unwanted. Virginity is a social phenomenon that is used to punish and judge women. Women are expected to live up to this ideology of being pure and these standard have immense influences in women’s lives. Staying “pure” and “innocent” is promoted…

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    (1)The purity myth is a socially constructed term to describe ones sexuality. From a young age one is taught to cherish their body and be a virgin until marriage to stay pure. If a woman is not a virgin at marriage she is considered a “damaged good” and unwanted. Virginity is a social phenomenon that is used to punish and judge women. Women are expected to live up to this ideology of being pure and these standard have immense influences in women’s lives. Staying “pure” and “innocent” is…

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    In the Puritan society of the 18th century, everything is focused around God and being pure. In The Scarlet Letter, Hester Prynne, a main character of the novel, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, the protagonist illustrates how not to be pure. Henry F. Chorley’s article, Severity, Purity and Sympathy analyzes the transformation of the town and Hester throughout the novel. Hester Prynne, a motherly woman in the Puritan society, is shunned from her community because of her actions. Hester transforms…

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    Isomeric Purity Essay

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    Enantiomeric purity The enantiomeric purity is an important issue to produce pharmaceutical products of acceptable quality. The mobile phase was optimized to discriminate ESO and S-NAP from their chiral impurity (R-isomer). For checking the method ability to separate the chiral impurities from the active isomers of each drug, spiking of the prepared pure S-NAP and ESO isomers with their corresponding racemic mixtures at 1%, 2% and 5% levels of the main peak was done. Method optimization was…

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    differences were only cultural. The guidelines for how women and men should behave in society were essentially the same. In adolescence boys are encouraged to seek out female attention. They are often congratulated for their conquest, while girls are advised to stay clear of boys. Girls are taught that being a virgin makes you more valuable and attractive. There have been a number of ways that parents have tried to convince their daughters to remain virgins. One of the most elaborate have been…

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    Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” takes place in Maycomb, Alabama during the Great Depression, one of America’s darkest moments. Jean Louise ‘Scout’ Finch is the narrator/main character of the story. Scout goes through life with her family and brother Jem while discovering the what the outside world really holds and that even the most innocent have a dark side. Which leads to the main idea of the death or loss of purity, which is clearly represented in this book similar to reality. Kids…

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    Purity Myth Summary

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    In the present day women’s identities in the media, school, and job institutions are consistently changing in the sense that they are adapting and readapting to the divergence of times and the new societal norms that society is accepting. Also, in society women’s identities are socially constructed under the rigid influence of men and standards that are branding women. Even more so, the concept of whether or not virginity is a determinant factor that decides if women are pure or not is a…

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