DofM: Sexual Oppression

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"notorious strumpet"
Ferd. is degrading her reputation via shaming her sexual activity
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"tis not your whore's milk that shall quench my eternal fire, but your whore's blood"
Maternal image twisted: He wants her dead AND whore by nature, sexual desires override maternal instincts?
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"who leaps my sister"
Objectifies her to a form of prey / a prize
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"infected blood as her"
Duchess' actions have ruined her royal purity
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"Strong thighed bargmen"
Ferdinand has a sexual obsession with the male body as well as the female body?
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"You may thank me lady, I have taken you off your melancholy perch...and showed you game"
Cardinal to Julia: You achievements in life are because of me (she can't make her way in the world on her own)
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"I will bear no more of your glass house, you are still abusing women"
Old lady realises that Bosola's claims about women are based on on nothing and are simply offensive
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"and lay her general territory as waste as she hath done her owners"
Ferdinand want's to ruin her out of revenge for the consequences of her marriage
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Card 2

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"tis not your whore's milk that shall quench my eternal fire, but your whore's blood"

Back

Maternal image twisted: He wants her dead AND whore by nature, sexual desires override maternal instincts?

Card 3

Front

"who leaps my sister"

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

"infected blood as her"

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

"Strong thighed bargmen"

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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