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  • Social Pressure In Jamaica Kincaid's Girl

    Despite the fact that it may be short, Girl by Jamaica Kincaid, is fierce and strong. Easily, it is definitely high on the “most book-throwing” stories list. I rank it at number one on the list. The short story touches home base with me and other women as well, I am positive. Which is what makes it so interesting. Throughout the long winded sentence of a story, the narrator lectures and instructs her seemingly young daughter on what to do domestically and in public to not be deemed a “slut.” The narrator touches on a very debatable issue that is most obviously due to her being of an older generation. The issue that is most shown in the story is the social pressures enforced on women and young girls to act a certain way. Proper etiquette is a subject that just about every girl as heard at least once in their lifetime. In older generations, women were expected to be the “home keepers” and not to do things like men did, whether it be playing a game, sexuality, or pursuing knowledge. Although, the pressure might not be as high…

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  • Slut Shaming Analysis

    Elizabeth A. Armstrong and associates’ journal article ‘Good Girls’: Gender, Social Class, and Slut Discourse on Campus” admits that the United States’ patriarchal society controls slut shaming, basing it on a sexual double standard: it is okay for men to have sex without significant attachment, while women can only have sex with it (more specifically in relationships). Armstrong believes the picture is more complicated, and wants to go in-depth with women’s participation in slut-shaming. Even…

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  • 'The Making Of A Slut'

    at NYC College of Technology. It’s a short essay about a girl named Angel, who was considered “slut of the school.” Angel was somewhat similar to Wolf’s friend Dinah in “Making of a Slut.” Despite the harsh treatment from her peers, Angel, just as Dinah ignored everyone and continued to take pride in who she was. She spent most of her time with guys, getting wasted and just having fun. Unfortunately for her, one night during her trip to a nightclub, she got absolutely wasted and some guy who…

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  • Slut O Ween Analysis

    Gone are the days of simple bed sheet ghost costumes. In today’s society, Halloween is becoming more of a sexual repression release. It’s becoming a reason for normally modest women to dress more risque, and walk around with their four year-old. “Slut-o-ween,” by Liz Emrich, goes in depth on her opinion on the inappropriate sexualization of Halloween. Emrich sets her stance by stating that she’s “never understood it,” and that she’s “perfectly happy to flaunt what she’s got – to a point.” Emrich…

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  • The Making Of A Slut Analysis

    In Naomi Wolf’s “The Making Of A Slut” she discusses that women target themselves because of a difference in class, in which she used an example of a girl named Dinah; as a result, the author brings up that women from a higher class creates this false sense of privilege and entitlement. This comes with an attitude of superiority against the other women, and these women feel that somehow they are insulated from their actions because of the other women. This has become a major factor in women…

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  • Slut Walk Research Paper

    Slut Walks On August 12 , 2012, a 16 year old girl, incapacitated by alcohol, was sexually assaulted and unknowingly photographed by two of high school football players, Trent Mays and Ma'lik Richmond. Following the attack, the boys posted videos and pictures of the victim on social media boasting about their actions and further humiliating the victim. Several school officials attempted to conceal and destroy evidence to avoid an investigation. However, ten days later charges were pressed…

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  • Essay About Slut

    word slut has been used in our society and is seen as something normal to say to a girl. A lot of people call each other sluts without really thinking about what it meant and how it can affect others. First of all, what is a slut? Who are we allow to call sluts and who aren’t we allowed to? According to dictonay.com, slut is define as disparaging and offensive. A sexually promiscuous woman, or a woman who behaves or dresses in an overtly sexual way. And according to Jenna marbles in her video…

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  • Slut Shaming In Popular Culture

    Popular Culture: Perpetuating Fat and Slut Shaming Popular culture is notorious for many things, but the portrayal of the obese and the portrayal of women have the most influence in my life. The twisted ideals that have been held up for years have molded my mindset and my self esteem through popular tv shows, movies, music, and toys. For example most girls grew up playing with Barbie and Ken dolls, but as a little girl I was never allowed to get Barbies because they were too expensive. I was…

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  • Slut Walk Event Analysis

    The Slut Walk formed a two-part event holding a march and a public assembly bringing light to the objectification of women. The marching portion of the Slut Walk event was a walk around the campus to promote the issue that is sexual harassment, consent, and “slut” shaming. The public assembly held at the UNLV Amphitheater shed light on issues regarding sexual harassment, sexual abuse, women resources, and sex education. The two-part event touched on issues discussed in the readings, The Cult of…

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  • Hester Prynne: Slut Or Feminist Icon?

    Kayla Kelly Mrs Melisse Aiello English III Honors November 2, 2016 Hester Prynne: Slut or Feminist Icon? The thing women have yet to learn is that nobody gives you power, you just take it. ~Roseanne Barr. In the novel The Scarlet Letter, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hester shines as a feminist throughout the story. A feminist is described as having the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities and partake in organized activity in support of women 's rights and…

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