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Unformatted text preview: EngM98T Week 4: The Visual Arts 30/01/2008 13:13:00 Come up with your own Topics 12-15 page paper Regency Houseparty people who try to live out this life from this century theyre single and looking for love Poovey Reading The paradox of moesty and the paradox of female sexuality it simultaneously concealed and revealed necessarily established the terms in which real women both consciously conceptualized and evaluated their own behavior and even unconsciously experienced their own gender (23) Theyre saying that women need to be modest but theyre also saying that modesty is provocative so theyre not giving women an option at all Society thinks that women have this sexual hunger and because of that they need to keep her in control and so they tell them that they have to be modest; but then they think that maybe women are innately modest; but then there is that lingering suspicion...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course ENG M98T taught by Professor Morgan during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.
- Winter '08