8 Matching Annotations
  1. Dec 2018
    1. Discrimination and sexual harassment are seen as more frequent, and gender is perceived as more of an impediment

      example of experience with gender bias in stem

  2. Oct 2018
    1. stiff

      While this poem is categorized by Donne's mature love stage of writing, there still are some elements of his rakish writing style of the past with subtle sexual innuendos.

    2. firmness

      This is a sexual innuendo, however it can also support the theory that More was pregnant at the time and her stomach was firm because of that.

    3. And grows erect,
  3. Feb 2018
    1. nd for my own part I set a higher value on cream cheese when it was pink, when I had been allowed to tinge it with crushed strawberries.

      Colour is what allows the narrator to deepen his experience of the hawthorns. He attempts a few different strategies first, including looking away and back, but to no avail. When the pink hawthorn is pointed out to him he sees it as clearly superior. This shift in colour may have a sexual meaning. White is seen as pure and red as sexually active. Pink may represent the space in between. He is starting to awake sexually he does not catch on to Gilberte's gesture (which-- spoiler alert-- is inviting him to engage in a sexual act).

  4. Apr 2017
  5. Nov 2015
    1. green turban

      The word "turban" may be etymologically related to "tulip." That is is green enhances this botanical reference, and adds another image of floral blooming that resonates with the theme of sexual awakening.

      This is also the second appearance of the word "green" in the story.

  6. Oct 2013