autoeroticism


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autoeroticism

[‚ȯd·ō·ə′räd·ə‚siz·əm]
(psychology)
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From sitcoms to horror movies, teen comedies to erotic thrillers, autoeroticism is easily detected on screen.
An important view for my argumentation for masturbation as explored in Lorde's writing I find Kate Millet's take on women's corporeal autoeroticism particularly apt when she argues that the biology of women suggests an affinity toward masturbation: "The seat of response is the clitoris, which triggers other responses (the enlargement of the labia majora, the flow of transudation, vaginal spasms, etc.
At times he achieved autoeroticism smelling and feeling her hair during their physical moments.
Greg, Tuck (2009), "The Mainstreaming of Masturbation: Autoeroticism and Consumer Capitalism," Mainstreaming SEX: The Sexualization of Western Culture.
Risk factors being common in both questionnaires included obesity, diabetes, late marriage, autoeroticism, narcotics and alcohol consumption, use of paan/gutka/chalia, smoking habits, psychological distress, generalised physical weakness and urethral infections.
Perhaps the most jarring example of her self-examination, tinged with autoeroticism, resides in her repeated allusions to her own oversized breasts:
He displayed the first symptoms of narcissism at the age of 15 when, completely naked in front of the mirror, he admired his own naked body, accompanying this with self-caressing and, then, with autoeroticism.
His view of himself as a tree with the branches fusing into each other is a metaphor for autoeroticism or same-sex love.
Marwan tackles loneliness, alienation and autoeroticism with savage humor and visceral imagery.
Focusing on this idea of autonomous autoeroticism, Saville argues that Field resists the impulse to "figurative interpretations" and therein respects the independence of the original work and Venus herself.
In its refusal of the horizontal branding of sex, where commercial porn apparently diversifies sexual tastes and possibilities as commodity categories, whilst in fact producing standardisation, Made in Secret instead offers a post-queer conjunction of diverse erotic possibilities (lesbianism, male homoeroticism, submissive male heterosexuality, dominant female heterosexuality, autoeroticism, voyeurism and exhibitionism) in a context where the proposition is that the collective, and the couples and single people within it, offer their sexuality to one another as a means of, variously, 'reclaiming their sexuality', inspiring 'people to do similar things in their communities', and making 'positive propaganda .
Deleuze then goes on: "the subject, which is produced as a mere residuum alongside the desiring machines, confuses himself with the bachelor machine, and thus the autoeroticism of the bachelor machine gives birth to the subject.