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Unformatted text preview: older they may also be a man of strength and carry on their family name. In the Baroque Era, now the people may only want to reproduce a male to degrade his chance of ever becoming a true man. The acts of castrati do not provide a sense of security at all. There would always be great risks of even surviving the procedures. If the boy survives these drastic measures, there would be another risk of him having the ability to sing. If the boy cannot sing, he is left to survive his last years that includes no chance of reproduction, strength, and the inability to ever become a true man. He is left with explaining to others how his parents simply did not care for his needs and wants at such a naïve age.6...
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