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phallic

Psychoanal
a. relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which a male child's interest is concentrated on the genital organs
b. designating personality traits, such as conceit and self-assurance, due to fixation at the phallic stage of development
c. (in Freudian theory) denoting a phase of early childhood in which there is a belief that both sexes possess a phallus
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Other incidents included a black swastika symbol which was daubed on a bus shelter on Manchester Road and a phallic symbol on a Kirklees Council van on Woods Avenue.
As a mother of two young boys, I am more concerned about what type of food they are serving up, than whether they have a sign that might be a bit phallic looking.
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The crux of the problem is Lacan's claim that this system of logical rules is decidedly phallic, for this permits him to demonstrate that by favoring the masculine, the logical/phallic order fails to capture the essence of the feminine position, which the phallic order can only designate as a "supplementary" jouissance which falls outside it.
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Its phallic shape consists of a vertical spine flanked by the double orbs of scrotum, resembling the kind of military cannon David Smith fashioned throughout the '50s and named Tanktotems.
Thus, two social myths will be dealt with in the present analysis: one is a specific cultural myth, that of the American West; the other is the myth of phallic authority, constructed in Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis.
In contrast, Haber argues that Hero and Leander effectively suspends and critiques "his society's dominant fiction" (39) of conventional coherence by disrupting linear narrative and phallic sexuality.
possess the capacity to interrogate the phallic point upon which [the] dominant fiction [of reality] rests" (4).
This reciprocal reinforcement between markets and masculinity is phallic, and it disregards a procreative masculinity, which I call 'seminal masculinity'.
Catalogue sections are separated by type, with Egyptian deities, protective and fertility-promoting beings, ritual/processual/festival objects, phallic votive figures, ritual/votive/funerary objects, Greek deities and myth, Christian religion and myth, coffin-attachments, objects depicting aspects of daily life, and objects of daily use each receiving separate attention.