Essays Tagged: "sexual relations"

Women and Jewish Law

d it is a key part of the life of the family (Biale, 40). It is the law that states a guideline for sexual relations between the husband and the wife. This law was established by the rabbis to require ... husband and the wife. This law was established by the rabbis to require a man to satisfy his wife's sexual needs. Onah was derived from a passage in Halakhah which states the three minimum rights for ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.1 Jan/1996

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

Ethics: Argues points made by Prof. Raymond Angelo Belliotti's essay Sexual Intercourse Between Consenting Adults Is Always Permissible

Someone Finally Caught On: Sexual Intercourse Between Consenting Adults Is Always PermissibleIn the chapter on Sex, Love, and M ... r on Sex, Love, and Marriage of "The Moral Life" we are posed with a very interesting article about sexual ethics. The essay is called Sexual Intercourse Between Consenting Adults Is Always Permissibl ... philosophy at SUNY Fredonia, and has written many works on moral philosophy.In Belliotti's view any sexual act is permissible as long as it does not infringe one of the following rules 1. Deception 2. ...

(6 pages) 64 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

This essay is an analyzing essay in preparation for the AP English Language Test.

stitute, to rapping about cutting the wrists of boy bands, to accusing Christina Aguilera of having sexual relations with many men, to the vicious words of him slaughtering his ex-wife, Kim. Yes, Math ... t more motivation could the hindered need? Yet, many Americans think of him as no better than a homosexual-hating, mom-hating, angry white boy who swears unnecessarily. Countless parents refuse to giv ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

On of the 5 pillars of Islam.

e to the fullest.Muslims are encouraged to enjoy the good things in life (including food, drink and sexual relations) since all good things come from Allah (God). Yet for all willing and able Muslims, ... oncern of the welfare of others.During Ramadan, one must refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and sexual relations during the time allocated. Throughout the month, the Quran instructs Muslims to abs ...

(4 pages) 172 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

STD prevention.

How are STDs prevented?The most certain ways to avoid contacting an STD are abstaining from sexual relations (including vaginal, oral or anal sex) or having sex with only one partner-someone w ... ou or your partner are having sex with more than one person, or if you are unsure of your partner's sexual history, the following steps can reduce your risk of getting STDs:·Use condoms correct ...

(7 pages) 201 3 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Symbolism in Easy Rider is the title. This essay examines two major symbols in Dennis Hopper's movie, and their meanings. Question: Name and explain 2 major symbols in the movie Easy Rider.

would be considered hippies. They enjoyed partaking in drugs, alcohol, and had a preoccupation with sexual relations. Over the course of their journey, they run into many people, most of whom look dow ...

(3 pages) 60 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tennessee Williams' Play "A Street Car Named Desire" an Essay about how Blanches society is the epitome of her eventual demise.

liams a playwright plagued with a childhood in a dysfunctional family and the Burdon of being a homosexual in the 1940?s, wrote many plays concerning topics that could be considered taboo for their ti ... y ?A Streetcar Named Desire.? This literary work deals with such topics as alcoholism, suicide, homosexuality, promiscuous sexual relations, rape, and nymphomania. The epitome of these problems has in ...

(4 pages) 75 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Theodore Roethke's "I knew a Woman," Various Figures of Speach

hyperbole and metaphor, to reveal the wonders of a woman's body, as well as to amplify pleasures in sexual relations that the speaker had with her. The fact that Hyperbole is used to describe the woma ... d also the mention of "mowing" L14 and "She moved in circles, and those circles moved" L21, contain sexual suggestiveness.In the second stanza, the speaker uses metaphor to depict strong sexual connot ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Conflicts in The Scarlet

mself because every thing that he had once believed in was thrown out the window when he engaged in sexual relations with Hester Prynne. Although he tried to keep these actions a secret they crept out ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Male Sexual Disorders and their casuses

Thus far, we have studied Sexually Transmitted Diseases, various types of birth controls, and even rape. All of these topics c ... ous types of birth controls, and even rape. All of these topics can seriously affect the quality of sexual relations and relationships. It is important to recognize that there are many other things th ... tionships. It is important to recognize that there are many other things that can affect a person's sexual life and their relationships, one of these things being sexual disorders. I am going to focus ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Political corruption Bill Clinton and the Monica Lewinsky scandal and other various other recent political scandals

d a candle to this presidential sex scandal.Monica Lewinsky was a young White House intern that had sexual relations with the former president Bill Clinton while he held office. This is not the first ... ave happened in the White House, and most likely won't be the last, but it will be the most famous. Sexual relations are stated to have taken place when, "the person knowingly engages or caused contac ...

(7 pages) 95 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Specific Policies

Discuss Mary Shelly's 'Frankenstein' in relation to Cixous. Frankenstein by Mary Shelly. Sorties by Helene Cixous. Includes Bibliography.

In her 1975 text; Sorties, Helene Cixous feminist, poetic and psychoanalytic approach to sexuality gives the reader a unique consideration towards masculinity and femininity. The threat aga ... he reader a unique consideration towards masculinity and femininity. The threat against traditional sexual relations and the fear that men possess because of this are the main issues raised by the tex ... Butler) on a 'life' interpretation. Unlike the work of Cixous, Frankenstein does not openly discuss sexuality but illustrates the hidden fears or issues surrounding society of that period. The ...

(7 pages) 50 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What is a paraphilia?

PARAPHILIAS -- Greek for "beyond normal", and is the modern day psychiatric term for sexual perversions.Paraphilias refer to intense, repetitive sexual urges, fantasies or behaviors whe ... an unusual situation, activity or object. They differ from what some people might consider "novel" sexual activity in that these behaviors cause significant distress or impairment in areas of life fu ... ocial, occupational, recreational, or family. Unusual objects or scenarios are necessary to achieve sexual excitement. These fantasies, urges, or behaviors must occur for no less than 6 months to meet ...

(2 pages) 49 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Is prostitution a crime?if so, what measures would you take to eradicate this social evil?

e Webster's dictionary, prostitution is defined as "the act or practice of indulging in promiscuous sexual relations especially for money". Prostitution is the sale of sexual services for money or oth ... s for money or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. A person selling sexual favors is a prostitute, a type of sex worker. In a more general sense of the word, anyone sel ...

(4 pages) 100 1 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An Unfair Society

sidered docile, timid, and the weaker sex. Males are considered "real men" when they engage in many sexual relations at once, when they feel they have conquered a huge battle, or when they are drinkin ...

(4 pages) 42 0 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Contrast Marvel Vs Frost

it is passing him by.Time is symbolized through a lover attempting to lure a woman into engaging in sexual relations with him. The idea is that time is running out is asserted through the poem, as tim ...

(3 pages) 20 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Comparing and Contrasting "The Miller's Tale" and "The Reeve's Tale"

1)Upon John the carpenter falling to sleep, Nicholas and Alison decide to betray the reeve and have sexual relations with one another. Similarly, the miller's wife becomes guilty of fornication once t ... 109)Similarly, the miller's extremity in protecting his wife does not prevent her from enjoying the sexual bliss delivered to her by John the clerk. Chaucer's attack on the protectiveness of the husba ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.5 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Gilgamesh: Escaping his Destiny

people of Uruk talked about Gilgamesh, for he was overpowering and had the first right to engage in sexual relations with virgins and break up families. Gilgamesh showed the people of Uruk no compassi ... city and take one of the harlots back with him to the forest. The harlot's job is to offer herself sexually to Enkidu so he loses his wildness and gains understanding and knowledge. The harlot teache ...

(4 pages) 87 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

To what extent does 'Frankenstein' constitute a critique of patriarchal culture? (Including science as part of that culture).

of the patriarch. Consequently he may be attempting to usurp the role not of God, but of woman, to sexual relations from the act of creation.During Victor's time at university, he receives a multitud ... rand intentions but no means of the necessary compassion.Moreover, Victor is rejecting normal human sexuality. The nightmare he experiences when Elizabeth is transformed into the corpse of his dead mo ...

(5 pages) 60 0 3.9 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Does the Rape Shield law support Nesson's View that verdicts are to instill confidence in the public rather than maximizing the truth.

THE RAPE SHIELD LAWThe Rape Shield Law that limits the use of a victim's prior sexual history as an attempt to undermine the credibility of the victim's testimony supports Charles ... result of the Rape Shield Laws. Prior to this law, some courts restricted evidence of the victim's sexual relations with men other than the defendant to testimony of general reputation. Witnesses cou ... cases. Susan Estrich (The Shield Law 291) also informs us that a defendant's knowledge of a woman'ssexual history would be relevant in determining his state of mind at the time of the intercourse, wh ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays