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December 15th, 2006, 02:40
Originally Posted by Jake View Post
Taken as the culmination of its Greek roots, Misogyny simply means hatred of women; however, taken with a western grain of political and sociological context, the word has been frequently used to refer to the subjugation of women by cultural means. Xana certainly falls into this category, with Arkane’s constant reliance on sexuality to create her personality.
Taken as the culmination of its Greek roots, or from an English language dictionary. In the same vein, could you tell me the definition of "subjugate" you're working from here? Without a background in feminist gender theory, I have no such certainty that a hyper-sexualised videogame character, created to exploit the male interest in sex, will conquer or subdue the women who see her.
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