The long lines of the silk cloth stress curved sensuality and feminism. The use of color Ingres uses is displayed by the deep cool tones of the turquoise silk curtain decorated with red flowers which intensifies the warm flesh tone of this art piece as well. The lighting compliments the color by bringing attention to the warm tones of the nude's back, pelvis area, and her arm. The piece portrays sensuality and highlights the true beauty of a female body with disproportion, focal point, texture, lines, lighting, and color tone. Modes of Analysis are used to analyze a work of art to assist with the interpretation to the meaning of the piece.
She has a slim waist, has round hips, and long legs. She's not necessarily realistic within our world, but she is what you can say, "perfect sized". Her body has become idolized and wanted by women within society. Barbie is a fashion icon, the perfect girl, and purely looked up to by many. She's a representation of how girls should look or want to look within the current time frame.
She receives food stamps and other forms of aid through manipulating the welfare system by saying that Mongo lives in the apartment with she and Precious, when in reality, Mongo lives with her great grandmother. For most of the movie we see Mary sitting in front of the television, smoking or sleeping. We never see her cook or clean, but instead Precious is required to do all of these jobs. Mary appears to be depressed and possibly suffers from some other form of mental illness. Within the Jones family there are some major problems with boundaries.
In Alice’s case, her characteristics and values have been drastically influenced by what her family has been through in the past. An example of the influence of past lives on the behaviors of family members is the relationship between Alice’s mother and her grandmother. There is great conflict between the two of them during Alice’s childhood because her grandmother has such high expectations of Alice’s mother that she finds difficult to fulfill. Alice’s grandmother is an old fashioned Chinese woman, who believes that the wife of the house must bring honor to her family by perfecting all domestic duties. Juggling four children, cooking, cleaning and adjusting to a new society puts pressure on Alice’s mother.
Lilly was worried about this because Snow Flower was from a higher class than her. The concept of a lao tong is two women who give each other themselves in friendship. Snow Flower and Lilly write back and forth on a silk fan in Nushu, a secret language that only women knew about. As the story progresses Lily marries a scholar's nephew who belonged to one of the richest families in China while Snow Flower marries a butcher, which was seen as low class. They stay in touch throughout the years by the fans and meetings but their relationship falters when Lily misunderstands a message from Snow Flower.
Sexism Sexism caused a lot of problems in history. For example during the industrial revolution women are prevented to have a job that is paid equally as a man does although they do more work than a men does, and this lead to women rights movement. In ancient China women were not allow to go out they couldn’t have a job all they do is stay at home and do housework. It’s not really because their religion didn’t allow them. It’s because Chinese people think after women get married they will live with their husband and they will become a part of the other family.
William ART-111 Module 2 Writing Assignment: Grotesque old woman. When I first viewed Massy's Grotesque old woman I noticed right away how very unattractive this old woman is. Her facial features are very masculine and rough. Her hair has receded tremendously. She looks like she has been stuffed into her clothes.
Another purpose for foot binding is to acquire beauty. In ancient China¡¯s concept, women were more attractive and sexual when they have smaller feet, which was a strong seduction for men. Acquiring this beauty leads to many things, such as indirect power for women and moving up to higher class level from poor family. This is clearly shown from the book, ¡°The Three-Inch Golden Lotus,¡± where Fragrant Lotus was born in poor family in small town, but because of her beautiful small feet, she was
When people often describe a beautiful woman, one imagines someone with the long, perfect hair, a pretty smile, a slim, tone body and warm eyes. These characteristics are how people depict a beautiful woman, but there is more to beauty than looks. Although outer beauty may be what people can see, inner beauty is what is more important. Everybody contains inner beauty; some people may just show more inner beauty than others do. Inner beauty contains; people caring, understanding, selflessness, staying positive, and having courage.
Though they are neither female nor male in conventional concept, ladyboys can be categorized as female in China, because of their feminine appearances, effeminate mannerism, and stereotypically female-oriented occupations. To begin with, ladyboys look like “real” women in appearance. “Often Thai transvestite males tend to be androgynous - small-boned, smooth, naturally graceful” and ladyboys look more like women than them. Ladyboys appear to be especially pretty, curvy, and sexy. They take female hormones, raise their voice, grow breasts and other female physical characteristics.