This would indicate that androgynous matches are the most fulfilling and rewarding of all: the full psychological compatibility makes both partners understand each other's motives and desires, and, in the case of androgynes
of opposite sexes the element of erotic attraction adds extra spice to an already satisfying relationship.
The feminine simply serves as a spectacle, the lack against which the androgynous construction is created; and the androgyne
itself is too overtly defined by a desire to appropriate the whole structure (akin to Saleem's "urge to encapsulate the whole of reality," 75).
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The fulfillment of desire then consists in the (re)union of two complementary bodies--the male with male, the female with the female, and the androgyne
with his or her other half, once more forming an originary whole.
What was happening, I think, was that he had tapped the androgyne
, an aspect of that archetypal energy inside.
The second three--on the sacred geography of the Kubjika tantras (complemented by twenty-three pages of maps, diagrams, and figures), scriptural representations of the goddess Kubjika as an androgyne
, and the cult of Kubjika in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal--shade increasingly toward a historical, anthropological, and sociological synthesis.
Roberts explains this story as Quentin's desire to become a woman, not "an androgyne
or eunuch or castrated man" (120), while the ditch itself evokes female biological symbolism.
Nigel Pilkington is quite superb as the icily prissy Gerry, an androgyne
with murder in mind, while Mr Barclay musters his other players with a firm hand.
The notions of masculine and feminine become ambivalent, obscure, the borders blurred by the homosexual, the bisexual, the transvestite, the hermaphrodite, the androgyne
He is the man who designed the ultra-feminine ball gown Hilary Swank wore when she won the best actress Oscar in 2001 for playing the androgyne
of Boys Don't Cry.
Roles such as the Golden Slave in Scheherazade, the Poet in Les Sylphides, thetragic puppet in Petrouchka, and the airborne androgyne
in Le Spectre de la rose were forever marked by the imprint of his personality.
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