Almou, de nombreuses affaires se sont terminees sur des peines derisoires ou ont ete classees sans suite pour la seule raison que l'atteinte sexuelle n'a pas ete suivie de defloration
of Laureola by Leriano's surrogate, El Auctor, instead of his chivalric protection of her.
Add to this incongruity the actual sheep elsewhere in the field just after we have heard Faure's "Agnus Dei" accompanying the defloration
of Isabelle and we have a concatenation of associations that, as so often in Godard, are extremely funny in their surface absurdity but which are also deeply moving in the allusive range of implications that all the images, both visual and aural, might have for us.
Because they are muted they can protest neither their coercive defloration
nor their sacrifice.
This murder scene reads like a rape or ritual defloration
and may be committed in fear of the woman's reproductive capabilities, with the emphasis placed on the flow of blood suggesting the breaking of the hymen while death now makes her "barren .
Using Freud he examines Cabrera's fascination with blood, menstruation and defloration
and then moves swiftly to a comparison with Hitchcock's Spellbound (1945) before more detailed psychoanalysis of Hitchcock's first U.
15) Schmeling 1971, 348 surmises that the "cure" Quartilla seeks for her frigidity and Encolpius' impotence is "to see the Priapic ritual of defloration
Ankori's suggestion that defloration
is symbolized in What I
Beginning with an outstanding reading of La Double Meprise, Chelebourg looks at various problems of the flesh: sexuality, love, desire, temptation, adultery, defloration
As for Bottom's curious dismay over the defloration
of his dear (a dismay expressed, one might also note, as he holds aloft her bloodied mantle [V.
In a register quite opposite to this tutelary mirror, see the abject abandon of the autoerotically mirrored Romance Reader by Antoine Wiertz (reprinted as frontispiece and discussed in some detail in Stewart), where the feverish nude girl is fed fresh texts by the devil at bedside, with the coronet of imaginative defloration
hung on the frame of the large mirror next to her.
They emphasize the concentration of the power to make things happen in persons either too involved in the action, like Chaucer's Count Walter, or too detached, like the earth spirit in 'Camaralzaman and Budoor' who recommends that two competitive djinn encourage mutual defloration
of the two sleeping humans.