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Also, fertility became the primary concern of societies. Interpreting Simone de Beauvoir s statement One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman, Butler asserts that becoming refers to gender s forming aspect, which is both a cultural construction imposed upon identity, and in a sense it is a process of constructing ourselves.

The culture was male oriented and homosexuality was institutionalized. First, the issue is displayed by Margaret Mead s study on three different societies; Arapesh, Mundugumor, and Tchambuli. It is an unstable genesis through which gender is constructed to perform heteropatriarchal aims and to carry out power relations.

The novels are aimed to confirm the artificial construction of heteropatriarchy. As a result of which, individuals generate perception of themselves in masculine and feminine terms. Tchambuli woman is the dominant and ruling partner while Tchambuli man is dependent. The 19 th century was an era when homosexuality became a social identity but it was defined as an illness, defect, sin or crime.

Women and Sex Roles: Mead has found out that both Arapesh men and women display maternal and feminine aspects. Gender s malleable and dynamic nature requires a brief study of history ranging from Ancient Greece to 20 th century that enables us to realize the artificial construction of Western maleness and femaleness. That is to say, there was a minority of men whose behaviors can be identified as homosexual in the Enlightenment Era. Men are unaggressive, sensitive towards others feeling and needs which are assumed as feminine traits.


Gender is assumed as natural. Additionally, formal institutions of society, law and education, are evaluated from a heteronormative point of view. All embryos are bipotential and sex is ambiguous until the contribution of X and Y chromosomes which have a significant role in designating the sex of the individual.

They undergo voluntarily emasculation. Acting in accordance with religious practices, the church, the major institution of society, formed the dichotomy of gender as natural.

Anne Fausto-Sterling, who is a professor of biology and gender studies at Brown University, questions the biological determinism. Those who do not adopt the normative heterosexuality are defined, and the difficulties they experience as non-conformists are conveyed in order to demonstrate the coercive functioning of heteronormativity.

Moreover, some man could not disguise their effeminacy in public and as a consequence were abused and blackmailed. The nineteenth century breakout of industrial revolution, growth of population, widespread settlements across Europe, urbanization, and the twentieth century acceleration of science and technology, world wars, continuing industrialization, and expanding trade resulted in diverse changes over the lives of millions of people.

Women were to carry and educate their offspring.

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Furthermore, naturalized knowledge of day-to-day practices of gender duality is examined. Since men were sent overseas, women were to fill masculine roles such as bread-winner and provider. It is found out that gender, the vena part of identity, is the first thing to be recognized in social ineraction. The Victorian era is the period of hidden sexuality and bodies so sexual repression was era s dominant characteristic through which females remained in private domestic sphere while heterosexual males practiced hegemony over women, family and keman.

Bates and Harvey Clyde C. She claims that if biology is the ultimate criteria defining sex, there are not only females and males but also other possible sexes.

It assigns social behaviors, and configures our life. More than that, the transformation of the protagonist is studied to make the reader realize the malleable nature of dichotomous thinking of gender.


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Clothes Make the Man: According to them, there are only two sexes; male and female, and biology predetermines the individual s personality and behavior. Through making historical and social examinations, this study aims to reveal how gender and social identities are constructed and deconstructed by gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people in the light of the two selected novels mentioned above.

To be more specific, characters are focused on because they deconstruct the established norms of gender bias. Therefore, the reader is led to think critically about the naturalized division of gender categories because the characters remarkably destroy and blur the accepted notions of being woman and man.

Also, the second part 1 Ursula LeGuin. Depending on the evidence of Florence s judiciary records, Micheal Rocke puts forward in his book Forbidden Friendships that non-heterosexual acts or behaviors were subjected to persecution including castration or death by burning.

Hhalde, homosexuality was punished by Christian church as it was a major threat to procreation. It created profound implications on the control authority of church leaders.

She asserts that natural division of sexes in birth does not posit the order of gender relations because they are fictive and derived from norms. In Sociological Theory, Vol. This is almost impossible for our imagination to accept.

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To be more specific, gender norm is exclusionary like other norms and imposes the idea. Defined as eunuchs castrated menHijras are males who dress and act like females. Having formed roles and stratification to provide an order to society, heteropatriarchal system heavily depends on the social institutions to practice its ideology and necessities.