In Italian especially the word gemiti[moans] often carries a sexual overtone, a word sense that the journalist exploits to eroticize
these vocalizations explicitly referring to them as "orgasmic".
Mullah Shah is used to "interface" with divinity and the princess uses language of profane love - caressing, embracing, anointing - to eroticize
her spiritual experience.
For example, workers regularly eroticized their language, using sexual innuendo in order to create space between the mostly male supervisors and the mostly female workers: "After two to three years in the factory, workers would have learned how to eroticize
any factory situation and embarrass any middle-class officer, male or female, who was subscribing to shame-fear" (13.
Pointedly, however, it is not only the male characters, or dominants, who eroticize
Future research should develop a model of the ways in which contraception can eroticize
sex for women; doing this requires a better understanding of how women experience their bodies when using contraceptives, including both how pleasure is enhanced and how discomfort (as defined uniquely in each cultural setting) is diminished, as well as how these experiences influence contraceptive practice.
While the author, the tourists, and the inhabitants of Savannah eroticize
and foreground its natural beauty to the extent to which the city becomes a depraved female character, they also eroticize
and marginalize homosexual and black characters.
The story shows the trope eroticize
, rape, blame the victim, perish.
In discussing (and, for me, defending) the book, we needed to swap its subversion for moderation: the book is a warning, an ironic urge to forgo the dual urges to mechanize the self and eroticize
Brossard's characters eroticize
literature and the act of writing; sometimes literally, like a masturbation scene involving a "sapphic schoolgirl" passage from Violette Leduc.
While Irene's managerial function in relation to Brian is clearly gendered, the text does not explicitly eroticize
At the same time, the "diabolical bawling and twanging" so often passed off as music in our day has an equal power to degrade, eroticize
, and desensitize.
Mayer points out that while research confirms that men sex offenders often act out of rage and aggression, women "do not sexualize relationships, eroticize
anger or associate power and control with sexual needs.