GREASE background and analysis by Scott Miller The year isa pivotal moment in American cultural history, when rock and roll was giving birth to the Sexual Revolution and everything in America culture was about to be turned upside down. Record companies were releasing more than a hundred singles every week and the country was about to explode. Originally a rowdy, dangerous, over-sexed, and insightful piece of alternative theatre, Grease was inspired by the rule-busting success of Hair and shows like it, rejecting the trappings of other Broadway musicals for a more authentic, more visceral, more radical theatre experience that revealed great cultural truths about America.
We were asked to write a similarly satirical piece about an impassioned issue, so I chose abortion rights. The keyword here is "satire," people! We need to get to the root of the problem.
First, we need to ask ourselves: Are these women simply born with demonic souls, or are they driven to kill after years of reckless partying, drinking, and hardcore drugs because obviously, any woman callous enough to get an abortion must be sniffing the Big H?
If a woman becomes pregnant, these pro-choicers cry, and her partner is irresponsible, refuses to pay child support, or just gets up and leaves, she may not have the means to provide for a child. I propose three solutions to the abortion epidemic in this country.
First, we must outlaw condoms and sex education.
Next, we must set up a national fund to pay women for choosing life over murder. By making the intimate details of our medical histories accessible to the public, we will know at once who has heart conditions, bladder control problems, hemorrhoids, STDs, clinical baldness, etc.The 50 Best Books of Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.
Jul 14, · Last year in class we read A Modest Proposal () by Jonathan Swift. It's a satirical piece in which Swift suggests that the Irish should eat their own babies rather than tackle problems of overpopulation and poverty alphabetnyc.com: Experimentations of a Teenage Feminist.
Dear Reader (And especially Martha McSally’s dog), As I often note, I increasingly tend to see the political scene as a scripted reality show in which the writers don’t flesh out the dialogue.
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Sexual liberation included increased acceptance of sex outside of traditional heterosexual, monogamous relationships. Sheikha A. is from Pakistan and United Arab Emirates.
Her work appears in over literary venues, both print and online, and several anthologies by different presses. Words and expressions for menstruation around the world Send contributions from any culture and language! Write as much as you know about the words, including who uses it (women and/or men), where used, origin, etc.