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Synonyms for androgyne

one having both male and female sexual characteristics and organs

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Cela s'explique sans doute par le conservatisme de la societe marocaine et par la honte d'etre androgyne, d'etre entre-deus-sexes, d'etre une troisieme alterite.
Though "Sexus" means "separation," Blake satirically turns to the conjunction expressed in "Merlins prophecy" (E 473), (8) where "The harvest shall flourish in wintry weather / When two virginities meet together," pertinent to Adam and Eve's reunification, forming upon their return to Paradise a masculine-dominated Blakean Androgyne.
With Orlando's sex change set in the centerpiece of the novel's narrative, one may be ready to argue that by changing genders Orlando is able to enjoy and reflect upon the differing positions and experiences of each gender as an androgyne (see, e.
A page may present multiple columns of three images each; the top portrait is a woman, the bottom a man, and the one in the middle a ludicrous androgyne created runner in the quesl.
Since the original text of the novel focuses mostly on Horace's story, the female element of the Ovidian androgyne seems poorly represented and, therefore, unconvincing.
But now, sexual identity is a very complex continuum of heterosexual, homosexual (gay and lesbian), bisexual, pansexual, polysexual, asexual, transgendered (transwomen and transmen), transsexual, cross-dresser, transvestite, drag king/ queen, genderqueer, cross-gender, androgyne, pangender, big-ender, ambigender, non-gender, agender, gender fluid, intergender, and autogynephilic.
The poster, some Bay Area Haight-Ashbury psychedelia, showed a bespectacled and ray-haloed beautiful androgyne with the caption, "Free your mind and your ass will follow.
In this context, it perhaps comes as little surprise that the iconoclastic James Joyce should choose to fashion his anti-hero Leopold Bloom as a more feminized, although not fully feminine, man: a male androgyne, a modern comic version of the ancient manly and heroic Ulysses.
the body allegory); yet a major difference between Saleem's androgyne and the modern nation is that whereas modernist discourses posit a "universal Cogito" but lack a tangible agent ("the nation is an imagined political community" (36) Saleem's androgynous nation, due to its origin in the children's "noise," is not devoid of subjectivity.
Comme la Pallas armee, sortie du cerveau de Zeus, ce bizarre androgyne a garde toutes les seductions d'une ame virile dans un charmant corps feminin.
According to Tarot scholar Christine Payne-Towler, "The theme of the androgyne or double-sexed magical entity is a subset of Gnostic speculation which harks back to the old Greek idea that before the soul's 'fall from heaven' into a physical body, it had to split into halves, one male and one female, to accommodate the duality of the material plane.
26) Hooded Padre Cucullato (possibly Sebastiano del Piombo's nickname) thought the statuette represented the Goddess Nature, someone else was reminded of masculine Venus, another fellow suggested Plato's androgyne, and many thought it was a hermaphrodite.
The male androgyne may be identified by a smooth face, unusually long hair, effete mannerisms, unnatural delicacy, strong scent or even cosmetics and the absence of that robust vigour so characteristic of the Englishman.
Art That Dares Kittredge Cherry AndroGyne Press 1700 Shattuck Avenue, #81, Berkeley, CA 94709 1328 Montecito Circle, Los Angeles, CA 90031 (author) 1933993294, $38.