Don Juan; other seducers
in Western culture have not fared so well.
Similarly fledgling seducers
will find Brass' mentorship invaluable as he details the sometimes-rocky paths to intimacy and the difficulties that crop up in flirtatious encounters.
A combat is maintained between seducer
and seduced, a battle that consists in the seducer
truly wishing to surprise the seduced and to do so deploys all sorts of amorous artifices.
characteristically pretends love, but his real purpose is power or lust or some other self-interested passion.
Sienna plays the woman who finally manages to tame Casanova in the movie, which stars Australian actor Heath Ledger, 26, as the famous seducer
Remarkably she manages to remain the victim and the seducer
of teenage Eddie.
To identify reader as seducer
and writer as seducee inverts conventional constructions of agency and passivity, production and consumption, femininity and masculinity, and of the sexual experience that is the ubiquitous analogy for all of these and more.
The defense attorneys' real purpose, the authors state, was to permit the jury to hear about the cult and to render a verdict on the basis of community attitudes about gender relationships, and their belief in the right of a male to kill the seducer
of his female family members.
That which moonlights as sweet and tart; a silent seducer
inviting us to linger if only a moment longer.
Second, pick up on the important insight offered by the sadly disgraced serial molester Father Paul Shanley that in most cases of so-called pederasty it is the child who plays the role of the seducer
Finally, despite his sensitivity to Machiavelli's language, Viroli is sometimes remarkably tone-deaf, as when he presents Machiavelli's letters about his trip to Carpi, a politically unimportant, and hence degrading, mission to find a preacher for the Medici, simply as evidence of his patriotism, ignoring the anger, frustration, and malice in his saying he will find them a preacher, but one to suit h is own tastes, one like Frate Alberto, the rascally trickster and seducer
in Boccaccio's Decameron.
5 Piet Vroon, with Anton von Amerongen, and Hans de Vries, Smell: The Secret Seducer
Rousseau is no seducer
, but the whole of La Nouvelle Heloise is an innocent seduction whose instrument is virtue; the reader is charmed to believe in a dream world where seduction is quickly subsumed by a developing love in which a contractual element, the recognition of wider social responsibilities, becomes ever more important, but the work's reinvented ideal of courtly love is betrayed by the final opacity of Julie, for whom death is the last seduction.
In Dreams of the Abandoned Seducer
, Borinsky clips quickly through a barrage of characters who are trying to find love by either reentering society or fleeing from it.
Ever the seducer
and manipulator, Singer was willing to cultivate his image as a grandfatherly sage (wretched father as he was to his son Israel Zamir), if that was what the public wanted.