I start by looking at how, in their relations to time and to the body, the women of Arlington Park seem to adopt the Beauvoirean terminology mired in immanence and facticity, cut off from the transcendence that would confer subjectivity on them. This contradiction was already voiced by Beauvoir in what Toril Moi calls the single most important passage in The Second Sex: One of the literary tropes through which Cusk explores the ambiguously porous interface between the female self and the world is that of the dissolving boundary. I look at the figure of the ambiguously dissolving boundary in Arlington Park, which maintains a separation while making possible the inevitable and necessary contact with the other. This baby had occurred almost by itself: In The Second Sex, Beauvoir depicts female sexuality as similarly beyond control:
Black Women and Identity: What's Hair Got to Do With It?
He did not attempt to brainwash her into becoming a pawn for him to use in his plan. Unless you believe that V is a liar, which is possible but not suggested by the film, he was doing it entirely selflessly. Thinking of V as acting selfishly makes it easier to see his actions as reprehensible, which is what it seems like most of you are committed to. You can't claim that torture is immoral without exception. Whether or not torture is OK is between the torturer and the tortured. Evey thanks V for what he did. The experience was horrific and painful and she still ends up loving him.
The Power Cut: Men With Shaved Heads Look More Dominant
Black Women and Identity: Cheryl Thompson When it comes to hair, all women can relate. Whether you are white, black or Asian we all agonize over how to wear it; toss and turn about what colour it should be; and, cringe at the thought of cutting it too short.
October 5, Themalni , Shutterstock A full head of hair on a man has long been associated with vitality and virility — think of the Biblical hero Samson, whose strength was in his tresses. But new research suggests that when balding sets in, men might do better to just shave it off. Call it the Bruce Willis effect: A shaved head does strike a blow against a man's perceived attractiveness, however.