Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of eroticize.

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Examples

  • Anne Rice probably began the more modern trend of eroticizing vampire fiction with strong gothic undertones in Interview With a Vampire, The Vampire Lestat and subsequent novels.

    All That Vampire Stuff « Colleen Anderson

  • In other countries, fashion-forward young teens and young adults assert their place in an adult world by eroticizing violence with daring clothes, and street fashion takes on dark tones that intimate control by force or sexual assertion.

    Shock of Gray

  • Instead of eroticizing inequality, as Nehring suggests, there is no reason we can't eroticize equality.

    Conflicting visions of romantic love

  • What would love-as-the-eroticizing-of-equality look like in a society that was defined not by hierarchy but by justice?

    Conflicting visions of romantic love

  • A lotta fun eroticizing oil prices, is all I can say.

    POETRY EROTICIZES ECONOMY

  • Implicit in this exchange of looks is also the painter's eroticizing of his subjects, a homoerotic desire that shows through even in paintings where Caravaggio has transformed a worldly young man into a pouty, cherubic angel or warrior saint.

    Caravaggio

  • Gone were the men, the eroticizing of the masculine that to my mind had always seemed to give the director's films either a campy or an erotic traction; gone, too, was the ostentatious appeal to "marginal" elements, gone the elaborate narrative frames created by reference to icons of pop culture, the films within films and plays within films, that gave the earlier work an elaborate and sometimes delicious self-consciousness.

    Aerobics 6 p.m.

  • “The institution of sexual intercourse is anti-feminist” — Ti-Grace Atkinson “Amazon Odyssey” (p. 86) “[Rape] is nothing more or less than a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear” — Susan Brownmiller (Against Our Will p. 6) “When a woman reaches orgasm with a man she is only collaborating with the patriarchal system, eroticizing her own oppression …” — Sheila Jeffrys

    Think Progress » In 2005, Exxon CEO Raked in 190K a Day

  • Other Assorted Quotes “The institution of sexual intercourse is anti-feminist” — Ti-Grace Atkinson “Amazon Odyssey” (p. 86) “[Rape] is nothing more or less than a conscious process of intimidation by which all men keep all women in a state of fear” — Susan Brownmiller (Against Our Will p. 6) “When a woman reaches orgasm with a man she is only collaborating with the patriarchal system, eroticizing her own oppression …” — Sheila Jeffrys

    Think Progress » In 2005, Exxon CEO Raked in 190K a Day

  • Sedaris has a lighter, offbeat take on sexuality than his hornier, frequently eroticizing contemporary.

    Smackdown: David Sedaris v. Augusten Burroughs (What if No One's Watching?)

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