Emasculated Sissy Essays and Term Papers

  • Homophobia in Society

    friends, and all other men in society. (Kimmel, CP Page 217) These ever-watching eyes are quick to pounce on any behavior that may be characterized as "sissy, untough, or uncool." The resulting emotion experienced from those labels is a sense of humiliation and of failure. "Homophobia is the fear that...

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  • mcphee

    or increase in debt not uncommon Civil reputable: at the time in their lives where they should be at peak of success, they experience failure emasculated and depressed Respond by attempt to regain control Keep family together, in a better place Suicide (attempt) is common after murders ...

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  • Homosexuality in Victorian and Elizabethan Literature.

    between the establishment of gender roles, threatened by the overtly (homo)sexual presence of Count Dracula, who turned women into harlots and men into sissies, before Abraham Van Helsing and his Crew of Light and Count's reign of terror to reaffirm their own faltering masculinity.”(McGunnigle par. 1) According...

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  • Discuss the Character of Sissy Jupe and How Her Character Is Based Along the Main Themes of Hard Times

    Discuss the character of Sissy Jupe and how her character is based along the main themes of Hard Times In Hard Times the character, Sissy, is first mentioned in Mr. Gradgrind’s classroom. She seems to be the one student who doesn’t get swayed by his ways, ways that only use fact. Knowing this, Dickens...

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  • Hard Times

    matters in life. He demonstrates this when he calls on girl number twenty. Upon finding out her name is Sissy, he immediately states that she should be called Cecilla, not Sissy even though Sissy is her given name. He asks what her father does and quickly stops her when he finds out he is a horsebreaker...

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  • The Difference Between Sissy and Bitzer

    practical Mr. Thomas Gradgrind of Charles Dickens' unforgettable novel, Hard Times. Can anybody really define a horse? Cecilia Jupe, also known as Sissy, was unable to answer this question because she was, well, normal. Bitzer, the boy brought up in Coketown, the city of facts, answered, "Quadruped....

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  • Fight Club: Emasculation

    a fight club. Throughout the book, there are many hidden themes, one which is emasculation. In Fight Club, the men of that generation are being emasculated. Castration is the biggest sense of emasculation to exist due to the lack of testosterone. The protagonist goes to a testicular cancer support group...

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  • film history

    a comic dreamy and sexual character. One of the first archetypes that can be identified in queer cinema, and that remains to our time is the Sissy. The sissy started in the silent era and has its place in cinema history. It was the revolution of the 1930s cinema, it changed the stereotype of the hetero...

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  • Hard Times

    away" their imaginations and replace them with "a grim mechanical substitute." Gradgrind interrogates Sissy Jupe about her name, what her father does for a living, and the definition of a horse. Sissy is unable to answer these questions sufficiently factually. She's shown up by teacher's pet Bitzer, who...

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  • Prufrock is presented as ‘an awkward and emasculated character’. To what extent do the metaphors in ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ create this view of the character?

    Prufrock is presented as ‘an awkward and emasculated character’. To what extent do the metaphors in ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ create this view of the character? TS Eliot’s 20th Century poem ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ is widely seen as a modernist work that Eliot employs to make...

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  • The Legacy by Virginia Wolf

    PART I. Before the meeting 1. At the beginning of the story Gilbert Clandon was waiting for Sissy Miller to arrive. Who was she and what was the purpose of the meeting? Gilbert Clandon was waiting for Sissy Miller, who was the maid. Gilbert Clandon did the meeting to give to her the pearl brooch, because...

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  • Reflection Paper

    perspective have shared understanding each other and shared one house. The Sissy Ducking The stage of fidelity: Identity vs. role confusion by Erikson’s stage of psychosocial development is performed exactly in the story of The Sissy Ducking. This stage focuses on who am I and what can I be? Elmer’s peers...

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  • Child Observation

    of an Adolescent Roxanne Brown Mackie College Human Growth and Development Abstract I observed a 10 year old female named Alexis “Sissy” in her home. Sissy is my boyfriend’s niece whom I have known for 3 years. I chose to do a naturalistic observation (Kail & Cavanaugh, Systematic Observation...

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  • Book Proj. Touching Spirit Bear.

    Trash Sharon Darrow Andrea Dudsic-Ostrander, Hour 5 1. There are two main characters in the story, their names are Boy and Sissy. They are brother and sister, who never leave each other’s sides. I’d give them a nice, comfy home, one that is kept in good shape for them. They deserve this, because...

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  • Hard Times By Charles Dickens Book 1 Chapter Summaries

    Lastly, a boy named Bitzer and a girl named Sissy Jupe enter the story. 3. Through this chapter Thomas Gradgrind hires Mr. Mcchoakumchild as a teacher in his school. He makes it clear to teach the students nothing but facts. Mr. Mccoakumchild asks Sissy Jupe for the definition of horse. She cannot...

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  • Hard Times Charles Dickens

    Ritsie Armington Mrs. Thompson AP English Lit 11/6/12 In the novel, “Hard Times,” Charles Dickens uses Mr. Gradgrind, Louisa Gradgrind and Sissy Jupe to express his view on Utilitarianism. Utilitarians believe “our moral faculty, according to all those of its interpreters who are entitled to the...

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  • How Does Dickens Present the Conflict of Fact and Fancy in 'Hard Times'. - Grade B

    she is interfering in his private life. Dickens uses Sissy Jupe as a contrast to the philosophy of just fact and just fancy. He uses her to depict that fact and fancy can collaborate in order to create a healthy human being. Sissy Jupe is the daughter of a circus performer, when her father abandons...

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  • Gender Stereotypes

    can be destructive. That is the case when it comes to the problem of "tomboys" and "sissies." What are these two terms used for? The term "tomboy" is used when referring to a girl who is masculine, and the term "sissy" is used when referring to a boy who is feminine. We need to state what we consider...

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  • Charles Dickens

    system can be seen through the examples Sissy Jupe. Cecilia known as Sissy Jupe in the novel Hard Times is a young girl whose father is a member of circus, after her father deserted her; Gradgrind took Sissy into his house and let her attend his school. Sissy does not fit in the school because she is...

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  • Summary Hard Times

    does a young boy called Bitzer and the daughter or a circus clown, Cecilia Jupe (Sissy). Sissy’s father leaves her and Mr Sleary, the circus director, appeals to Mr Gradgrind’s kindness to take her in. From then on Sissy helps Mrs Gradgrind, a slack, complaining, whiny woman and takes care of the younger...

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