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Summary Of The Scrutinization Of Young Women

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The article Young wrote was directed towards the sexualization of breasts. Young girls and adult women are being scrutinized by the male gaze. Young discusses two specific distinctions in this article. One being, “the distinction between body as object and body as subject” (Young, 107). She means how women are seen as objects to men and the women and their bodies are of course connected, so women must experience the body as subject. The second distinction she explores is notion of Madonna and the whore. She describes that “women are either sexually or morally pure or impure” (Young, 107). She explains this as, either a woman is pure and see as Madonna or they are seen as impure like whores. In this article she explores three main topics such
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