Category Archives: virginity

Ololon’s Sexual Annihilation Through Milton

Comparing Blake’s Milton’s self-annihilation in Book one to Ololon’s self-annihilation in Book Two, Milton’s process refers to the fragility of humanity and the power within the reconciliation of female perceptions; whereas Ololon’s self-annihilation refers to the loss of her virginity–loss of institutionalized female oppression. In Book two, Ololon is a virgin seeking to figure out […] Continue reading

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2 in 1

Sex is just a biological function that occur in nature, but for humans, sex has become a form of self-expression and the biggest aspect of one’s identity. A person’s virginity then becomes a person’s most valuable possession. To give up one’s virginity to another person is not perceived as self-annihilation, but giving it up to […] Continue reading

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Another look at the gender binary at Vanderbilt

Hana’s question about the gender binary at Vanderbilt got me thinking, too.  I’ve honestly seen just as much virgin and prude shaming toward women as I’ve seen slut shaming.  It might partially be because I’m not in the Greek scene … Continue reading Continue reading

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