- The order of the syllabus (reading Crusoe for our first primary novel, for instance)
- Presence of homo-eroticism primarily in male-oriented stories
- Use of female-oriented stories as "moralizing stories"
- Sexual innuendo
Friday, November 25, 2011
Male vs. Female Sexuality
I know we've discussed sexuality a number of different ways and times throughout the semester, so I want to ask what everyone thinks about how the topic has developed. Specifically, how does sexuality compare in books with male (Robinson Crusoe, Tristram Shandy) protagonists versus those with female (Fantomina, Pamela, etc.) protagonists? Think about how the (potential) presence of these issues affects this topic: