The Locus of women

The position of women's statuses in society has a significant impact in the novels "Antigone" by Sophocles, and "Introductory Lectures on Psycho Analysis" by Sigmund Freud. The role of women in these novels are a role where the women are considered in a lesser position than the male because of biological purposes. In Antigone, the protagonist is a women of great strength and courage, but is not given reverence to in the same way as a male character. There are also many lines in the novel using the term female as a demeaning, undervalued, or in a less significant position. In Freud's novel, he chooses to explain that women have a significantly different disposition about them that derives from women's admiration and jealousy of the male member. This exhibit is named "The Locus of Women" because it demonstrates a stigma towards women, and puts women in a less important position than men in society.

This is a representation of the Mona Lisa that shows the male side of the painting.
Chaucer portrays the women at the weaker and more dependent on the male figure.
Agrippa has been described as ruthless, dominating and ambitious; many qualities impassive qualities Freud believes only the male posses.
This picture associates with Antigone in the way that she believes even as a women it is still her duty to do what is right.
This image is a picture of women fighting the status quo, searching for equality between the male and female.
Eleftherios Venizelos is alone standing alive with women dead around him showing the power of Creon in Antigone, and his lack of value toward his female companions.
This represents male power because Zeus is the most powerful deity of all the Greek Gods, along with his two brothers. The lightning bolt he is holding would also represent a penis, according to Sigmund Freud
This resembles Freud's theory about flying dreams symbolizing an erection, and when women have them it is because of his "penis-envy" theory.
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