For example, authors, Raymond Chandler in The Big Sleep and Jack Kerouac in The Dharma Bums have portrayed women has sexual objects, who intentionally or unintentionally to use their sexuality to entice men, test them, thereby fulfilling their wants.
This paper will discuss this particular portrayal of the women characters in The Big Sleep and The Dharma Bums, comparing and contrasting how the female characters test the masculinity and celibacy of the male protagonists in different ways.
That is, as an extension of that subjugation, women are viewed as objects of sexual gratification.
This being one perspective, the other perspective is, women themselves want to use their sexuality or their physical body as sexual object to fulfill their desire.
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