Related Topics

Ways of Seeing - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 40 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ways of Seeing.
This section contains 1,148 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Ways of Seeing Study Guide

The preceding pictorial chapter is comprised of female reproductions from various times and forms of manner and dress. Chapter three begins with describing differences between a man and a woman. A graphic presentation summarizes its topical focus with the image of a reclining woman without clothes and the head of a man with clothes looking at her through an open window. The image is a reproduction titled "Reclining Bacchante by Trutat 1824-1848".

A man and a woman present different social presences. A man represents power that is smaller or larger relative to his size, bearing, and appearance. The power he represents may be effective in different realms, but the focus of its use is always external to a man. In contrast, however, a woman's social presence represents how she feels about herself and what may be done to her. It is stated by the authors...

(read more from the Chapter 3 Summary)

This section contains 1,148 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Ways of Seeing Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Ways of Seeing from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.