Sexual Transgression

A form of sexual misconduct consisting of inappropriate and sexualised touching of a patient that stops short of overt sexual relations
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Sadly, it also applies to the Catholic clergy, even though they are by definition celibate, and therefore by tradition and custom, generally not seen as culpable in matters of sexual transgression.
But when one of his men reveals a sexual transgression it forces the Captain to question his own marriage and even if he is Bertha's father.
Shakespeare goes further than Belleforest, though, by making the king's daughter the instigator of the sexual transgression, rather than a passive victim who is persuaded by her nurse to find sexual pleasure with her father.
9:22), rabbinic tradition teaches that a sexual transgression was committed, which the authors state represents an ancient tradition, nearly concealed in the text but still detectable through careful literary analysis and comparison with the story of Lot and his daughters.
Lucy Bland, Modern Women on Trial: Sexual Transgression in the Age of the Flapper, Manchester and New York, Manchester University Press, 2013, 246pp, 17.
Through her narration, the protagonist highlights how various authorities manipulate the rhetoric of sexual transgression in order to justify abuses of power.
Bulgarian newspapers and the Italian press are reporting that an explicit encounter between a young Eastern European male prostitute and a Roman in Maritchkov's popular novel, 'Clandestination', has upset officials at the Holy See, despite the Catholic church's less-than-spotless record on sexual transgression.
In this preface to a "story of a woman scorned by her community for a sexual transgression," Robert argues, "Hawthorne dramatizes his own inability to find a place to locate safely both his vocation and his gender.
This document never clearly mentions sexual transgression, and to the extent that any such document reflects the ambience at court, the proceedings seem to have been matter-of-fact, with the group of plaintiffs, or "informants," raising their issues and presenting evidence of past transgressions and the defendants arguing but finally conceding the claims and accepting the verdict.
Sexual transgression and ritualized self-sacrifice also suffuse the writings of the Spanish dramatist and poet.
Martin's exploration of the erotics of sexual transgression goes beyond a literary study to document the sociohistorical circumstances and contexts that sanction the acceptance or rejection of sexualized figures both in society and in literature.
He argues that Bunyan's use of bawdy language is ultimately subversive and intended to direct "the reader away from sexual transgression and 'back to God'"(n8).