Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements
The are three papers to write on
PAPER 1 (ONE PAGE)
What do you think of the following traditions surrounding marriage that still exist in many heterosexual marriages in this country today? Look around on the internet to see if you can find the origin for at least 5 of them. Were the origins different from what you thought originally? How do you think these traditions relate to socially-constructed ideas about gender roles? As with all discussions, make sure to cite your sources.
The man asking for a father’s “permission” to take the daughter’s hand in marriage
An engagement ring for the woman only
Size/price of engagement ring being important
The veil worn by the bride
The bride wearing white
The father “giving away” the bride
The woman changing her last name
The woman being addressed as Mrs. X or mail being addressed to Mr. and Mrs. X
The children having the father’s last name
Expectations for housework/ roles in the marriage
PAPER 11 (ONE PAGE)
The main finding of Kinsey’s study was that human sexuality is more variant than many people realize or choose to admit publicly. After reading about his biography, his research, his methodology, and the Kinsey Scale, post your reaction in the discussion forum. Was there anything new you learned? Anything surprising or enlightening? What were some of the limitations of his research? How was his research revolutionary?
PAPER 3( 1 1/2 PAGE)
Read through the Heterosexual Questionnaire on your own. This is a pre-writing activity.
Then, write and submit a response (minimum 350 words) addressing who you think the intended audience is for this questionnaire, what myths or stereotypes it is trying to address, and what message it may be trying to convey. Also, include what you think Kinsey would say about this Questionnaire.
When using quotes paraphrases from any of the readings, be sure to include a citation. You are NOT permitted to use any sources outside of this module. This means that you cannot do a Google search or use Wikipedia. All of the materials you need to complete this assignment are in the module. Any evidence of using materials outside of the module (like doing a Google search or using Wikipedia) will result in a failing grade for this assignment.
As with all essays, you should organize your response into paragraphs, make sure you follow capitalization rules, and spell check the document.