misogyny

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misogyny

[mi′säj·ə·nē]
(psychology)
Hatred of women.
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It focuses on mysogynistic English dialect expert Professor Higgins who, for a bet, endeavours to turn foul- mouthed flower girl Eliza Doolittle into the cream of London high society in a matter of weeks.
The Epicoene (1609) chapter undermines the optimistic basis of Bakhtinian theory For Coronato, Jonson uses Epicoene as transvestite scold to censure the carnivalesque pretence to redress what Morose represents, the mysogynistic, Lenten rejection of the festive: 'Morose is an eccentric whose persecution is carnivalised, rather than an eccentric who can be redeemed by festive lampooning' (p.
Before 1995, when Lara's first game was released, gaming icons were either mysogynistic commando types, purple hedgehogs or Italian plumbers called Mario.
The female addressee remains, however, as the central yet unreadable signifier within the masculine perspective, and the speaker remains trapped in an untrustworthy reality, where essence and appearances seem to be at odds with each other: the canonical Petrarchan situation is dramatically enacted once more with its traditional mysogynistic bent, and it is directly caused by the seeming difficulty of interpreting the figure of the beloved in the postlapsarian world of mutability.