Sexual Temptress in "West Side Story" Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Sexual Temptress in "West Side Story"
An analysis of the stereotype of the sexual temptress for Puerto Rican Latina women in "West Side Story".
# 140995 | 1,000 words | 0 sources | APA | 2008 | US

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The paper analyzes the stereotype of the seductive temptress in relation to the problem of Latinas and of their negative depiction in "West Side Story". The paper discusses how the role of Maria in her own family "marriage from within" and the traits of her immigrant status impose a patriarchal condition on her sexual identity, which defines her as the object of desire for Tony and Bernardo.

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