Lecture2EpisodeNotes

Lecture2EpisodeNotes - Christie Hua 4/5/10 hw 1-2 pages on...

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Christie Hua 4/5/10 hw 1-2 pages on the 5 episodes that we’ll be looking at *2 –3 things that you were surprised by a. turn it in on Wednesday PORNOGRAPHY – THE SECRET HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION I. episode 1 – The Road to Ruin i. each medium has depicted sex ii. invention of victorian science iii. ancient Romans and the Victorians 1. porn is a modern invention 2. discovery of Pompeii important 3. Pompeii had many images of the obscene 4. Pan having sex with a goat 5. excavators panicked by image 6. we believe in the image of sex to create disturbance 7. first time impossible to avoid all the images of copulation a. discovery of Pompeii and its obscenity = threat to modern european view of itself b. sculpture locked in room called the “secret museum” c. Romans found it amusing d. Necessary to show porn in your house to show that you’re in touch with values of society iv. pornography = term invented by victorians v. Romans didn’t have sense of “privacy,” didn’t masturbate to
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