Concerning issues learned in class, the film corners in on three particular topics that accurately convey the textual evidence we were presented with. The first is dealing with gender differences and sexual motivation, the different reasons men and women have sex. Communication and sex is also portrayed, who does one talk to about sex. And finally, the film hints at an open double standard declaring it does still exist.
As learned from lecture, men have sex for pleasure; it makes them feel good as it feels good to them. Women have sex to validate their feelings for their partners. Sebastian has sex for his reputation as a conqueror, "I take pleasure in others' misery," is one of his final testimonies. Sleeping around with Manhattan Debutantes builds his repute giving him pleasure. Women in contrast, are having sex for love, (with the exception of Kathryn who is not having sex for love, but still an emotion, revenge). The psychiatrist's daughter is upset because... [continues]
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