Visual Dimensions of Misogyny
This paper provides a discussion of visual dimensions of misogyny through the process of voyeurism that is reflected in various films and photographs from the period of the 1960s-1980s. Theories of visual culture and visual pleasure and narrative cinema are used in the analysis of these artworks.
Discusses Terry Kawashima's argument that women in medieval Japan were marginalized by the Buddhist monks and men in power. Uses the example of poet Ono no Komachi and the changing views of her story to compare and contrast this theory with 3 other slightly different ideas.
Looks at Kawashima's argument about marginalization regarding female entertainers in medieval Japan, comparing it with two other understandings.
SCIENCE & LITERATURE.
Relationship of scientific paradigm of an era (e.g. evolution) & nature of novel (realistic, romantic, modern, postmodern). Theory, examples, major figures (Darwin, Aldous Huxley, H.G. Wells).
Psychology Book Critiques
Critiques of three psychology texts: Family Therapy Techniques; Counseling Techniques, Improving Relationships with Others, Ourselves, Our Families and Our Environment; and Narrative Means to Therapeutic Ends.
Naturalism and Realism in Twain’s “Jumping Frog”
This paper discusses how and why Mark Twain's short story "Jumping Frog" can be said to be an example of both realism and naturalism. Cites examples from the text and discusses the ideas of other critics about these two literary genres.
Types of bias & interviews, effects, solutions, advantages & disadvantages of interviews, theory, values, police interviews.
Evaluates human development models: psychodynamic (Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler), behaviorist (John Watson), social learning (Albert Bandura), cognitive (Jean Piaget), humanistic (Abraham Maslow).