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Unformatted text preview: September 25, 2008 MALE GENDER ROLE Wars, Wimps and Women: Talking Gender and Thinking War- The white physicist at the beginning of the article said that he felt like a woman when he expressed his emotions about the vast amount of deaths occurring in the war. o Inappropriate: less respected- Men : restrain emotion-take charge-calculative and impassive RATIONAL- Women : emotional (hysterical), passive. Society believes the male trait to be more valued (femaleness devalued). Phrases used to express unmanliness (used in text): 1) Limp Dick Wimps- Getting an erection shows masculinity 2) Pussies 3) Euro-fags- Homosexual men who act like women, stereotype 4) Does not have stones for war / Cojones- Its inappropriate for a man to be emotional and not rational and capital. Bringing emotions into situations usually calls for as acting like a girl- However, a male can act emotional and a female can act rational and yet there are still actions and behaviors that...
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- Fall '08