Essays Tagged: "Grammatical gender"

Executive Women: Substance Plus Style

ir social power, men tend to be directive and women tend to be democratic'. I believe that the past gender role of women in our society is still affecting what is happening today. As long as the perce ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The detriment that society can cause to its inhabitants. Refers to relationship in "The doll house" by Ibsen and also expectaions of men

hildren with no help from the outside world. The male role was defined as the superior and dominant gender in society that looked down on females. The female's role in life was to be the child-bearer, ... rt of the women's rights movement where women were not willing to accept second billing to the male gender. They wanted equal opportunities and equal treatment. The main problem at that time was the f ...

(5 pages) 105 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This is an essay about the issues surrounding Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "Herland", such as Male and Female Gender Role Identity.

There are many different ways to define the words Sex and Gender. Some would argue that the two words are synonyms, that one is just a more or less politicall ... ld designate a place in the dichotomy between the biological makeup of males and females, and their gender would assign a role based on the norms of masculinity and femininity. For distinctive purpose ... the norms of masculinity and femininity. For distinctive purposes, these will be dubbed the sex IS gender argument, and the second the sex AND gender argument, respectively. Some have argued, based o ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.5 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gender inequality

Gender refers to socially learned traits, behavior, and attitudes associated with expected of, men a ... ith expected of, men and woman (Farley 189). These so called learned traits are more often known as gender roles, which can be defined as roles that society expects people tp play, according to their ... be defined as roles that society expects people tp play, according to their sex ( Farley 189). Each gender has a particular and specific role that they are expected to play and can take a variety of d ...

(2 pages) 177 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gender Roles In Relationships

relationship and the women is supposed to be passiveand go with the flow. In today's society, these gender roles don't necessarily fit. Womenare more likely to take control when need be, whereas back ... nd to mow the lawn, shovel the snow and take out the trash, the survey found. Thisexample shows how gender roles are assigned in a relationship. The woman is sill meantto keep the house neat and tidy ...

(4 pages) 211 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gender stereotype in Ads

um of communication. The most common and blatant prejudice in the mass media is seen with regard to gender, age, appearance, racism, discrimination against the disabled, ageism, sexuality etc. Less co ... eristics of an individual or a group. Four cognitive patterns that form as a result of stereotypes: gender polarization, gender expectations, the normative male and gender-consistent information. Thes ...

(26 pages) 371 1 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Agency of Gender in Jerusalem Delivered

The Agency of Gender in Jerusalem Delivered Throughout the text of Jerusalem Delivered, Torquato Tasso make ... epic, namely, he allows the masculine and feminine traits of his characters to overlap between the genders. In this poem the reader is confronted with women who act nobly, fight in battle, and strate ... of male and female traits, Tasso aligns passion, tenderness, and physical appetites with the female gender, and intellect, virtue, and concern for honor with males. Through this polarization he identi ...

(12 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Big Boys Don't Cry

very society, while women bore children and made food and clothing. How our ancestors decided which gender plays which role is unknown. The idea that men must be strong and aggressive stems from our c ... d. The focus on masculinity amongst males is really a focus on the continuum of patriarchy, as male gender and its concepts of masculinity are constructed via a tightly braided web of external forces, ...

(8 pages) 96 0 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Gender Socialization in the Media (television)

flashbacks each persons life outside of this island which helps to explain their personalities and gender stereotypes.There is no one specific main character in the show because the cast is so large ... masculine leader role. She is very tough and mean, extremely defensive. Her character has a reverse gender stereotype. She is far from your typical girl. She exudes masculine characteristics by the wa ...

(3 pages) 54 2 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gender Communication, What are The most important ways in which Gender Influences Communication?

. Life would be immensely difficult. Language is used as communication and is heavily influenced by gender and their roles in society. These roles that each one of us works out or creates in them very ... out or creates in them very first years at school.The strong relationship between communication and gender strongly shapes and generates the communication practices of both genders. It is these relati ...

(4 pages) 177 1 3.8 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Latin notes on verbs, adverbs, nouns, adjectives

ingular which ends in -e, not -i). As adjectives, they always agree with a noun or pronoun in case, gender and number, e.g. in the first example above, iacentem agrees with Caesarem: accusative mascul ...

(10 pages) 23 0 2.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Latin Language & Literature

Gender Bias in the classroom

When I think of gender bias, I see a scene of two boys kicking a ball and playing roughly with one another in the gr ... s. These two girls sit quietly at a table with their dolls pretending to sip tea from tiny teacups. Gender bias throws sexism boldly at me, and we see it everyday. Boys and men are to be masculine, ro ... reers when a woman stands behind a man through big presentations and speeches. I think a lot of the gender bias comes from gender separation.Although, some people feel gender bias being in pre school, ...

(5 pages) 98 2 4.6 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Helen Cixious's The Laugh Of The Medusa

Helene Cixious' The Laugh of the Medusa explores the relationship between gender and writing. Her article presents two aims: to break up and destroy, and to foresee the unfor ... the unforeseeable and to project. Cixious wants to reinvent the structure of language, and to bring gender and writing together. She devises a new system dividing masculine and feminine forms of langu ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender And Sexuality

Gender and Sexuality on so Many Levels When the word sexuality or gender are brought up in a convers ... , verbal and sexual harassment, assault, rape, and murder, based on one persons perception of their gender Sexuality refers to how one thinks of themselves in terms of who they are sexually and romant ... exually and romantically attracted to, specifically whether one is attracted to members of the same gender as one's own or the other gender than one's own. Society also makes a set of rules that one s ...

(5 pages) 61 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender roles in society: A look at masculinity and femininity

"The Dangers of Femininity" by Lucy Gilbert and Paula Webster discusses gender roles in society, and Messages Men Hear: Constructing Masculinities by Ian Harris discusses s ... n Harris discusses specifically the gender roles of men. According to Gilbert and Webster, "the two-gender system mandates masculine and feminine beings who are unequal, giving one set social power an ... d females are encouraged to behave by these codes. Harris has a similar argument. Harris proposes, "gender role messages set standards for appropriate male behavior."( 12) These messages are a set of ...

(4 pages) 128 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gender's Destiny

a more feminine profession such as an interior decorator or secretary. As that child grows up, his gender, masculine or feminine, will influence the lifestyle he chooses to live. Although parents may ... lthough parents may believe they have some control over their child?s decision, it is their child?s gender that has the final say and that gender is determined genetically.The correct definition of ge ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

How do we Become Who we are

body is separated into different sexes which are biologically defined. Society however, recognises genders, the number and definitions of which vary throughout different cultures. Western society rec ... ns of which vary throughout different cultures. Western society recognises two socially constructed genders, male and female. There are obvious physical differences between these two genders over whic ...

(8 pages) 95 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gender Stereotyping Generates Identity Confusion In Contemporary Australia

Gender is a mixture of sexual divergence, sociological concerns and human behaviors such as being ma ... f sexual divergence, sociological concerns and human behaviors such as being masculine or feminine. Gender identity refers to communally accustomed characteristics or conventional behaviors.We are bor ... t). Contemporary Australian society has developed to be a great deal more nonchalant attitude about gender roles, although there are, however, stereotypes that people uphold which creates identity con ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Diversity Paper

says.Gender describes the state of being male, female, or neither. Some languages have a system of grammatical gender (also known as noun classes); while a noun may be described as "masculine" or "fe ... Spirituality > Faiths and –1.Etymology and usage - Grammatical gender - – ...

(6 pages) 36 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management