Essays about: "sexuality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 243 essays containing the word sexuality.

  1. 1. SEXUAL ABUSE IN VLADIMIR NABOKOV’S LOLITA: A Psychoanalytic approach to Humbert Humbert’s Sexuality

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Fatima Mosi; [2020-07-03]
    Keywords : engelska; Vladimir Nabokov; Lolita; Psychoanalysis; Sexuality; Sexual Abuse;

    Abstract : Through examining Humbert Humbert’s psychological defense mechanisms inVladimir Nabokov’s Lolita, this essay aims to analyze Humbert Humbert’s sexuality throughthe framework of psychoanalytic theory by demonstrating how Humbert Humbert’s abuse isemployed as a psychological defense to process his sexuality. By analyzing his abusiveactions, the results suggest that the reason for Humbert Humbert’s psychological defense iscaused by his fear of abandonment that has been a constant issue throughout the novel, bothphysically and emotionally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Love at the Heart of Feminist Epistemology: On the Interconnectedness between Love and Gender

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Veronica Grönlund; [2020]
    Keywords : epistemology; ontology; feminism; love; materialism; realism; queer theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the concept of love in relation to feminist epistemology. Through a theoretical analysis and assessment, the aim has been to first of all examine ontological tensions between feminist works theorizing on love; secondly, to analyse which role the concept of love has in the works; and thirdly to contextualize the different ontological assumptions made within the basic tension in feminist epistemology, i. READ MORE

  3. 3. “No Honor in Honor Killings” Critical Discourse Analysis of the responses in social media to ‘Honor’ related killings events via Hashtag activism in the Arab-speaking region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lina Alkowatly; [2020]
    Keywords : Critical Discourse Analysis; Hashtag Activism; Twitter; Honor crimes; Honor killings; Activism; Gender-based violence;

    Abstract : The patriarchal societies in the MENA region have their entire social framework around the protection and regulation of female sexuality. The woman’s male relatives have to make sure that her honor is under their control and fulfills the patriarchal family demands. READ MORE

  4. 4. She Probably Did Not Get a Rose : A Case Study of Audience Reception of the Swedish Adaption of The Bachelor

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Kira Wolontis; [2020]
    Keywords : Reality TV; dating shows; The Bachelor; gender; nationality; sexuality; education; age; audience reception; case study; focus group; individual interviews;

    Abstract : Reality TV is a well-appreciated concept in the world of entertainment. The purpose of this study is to approach the viewing of reality television, with the intention to explore if men and women react to and interpret gender roles differently in a chosen reality TV show. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sexuality in The Hours : An Intertextual Analysis on the Reconstruction of Characters and the Representation of Sexuality

    University essay from

    Author : Melisa Demir; [2020]
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    Abstract : The essay aims to analyse what impact the reconstruction of the characters of Mrs Dalloway and the fictional character of Virginia Woolf has on the representation of sexuality in The Hours. The theoretical framework is based on queer theory, heteronormativity and gender studies. READ MORE