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1

Explain the shifting understandings of men's bodies over the past 150 or so years.

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2

What is the connection between masculinity, male bodies, effeminacy, homosexuality, and dance?

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3

What effect does the discourse on dance have for men today?

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4

When male bodies do things they are "not supposed" to do, people can get _____. Generally, the more _____ or ____ ____ the more dangerous.

- uncomfortable
- artistic
- same sex

5

Male bodies began to be imaged differently, starting in the _____s. Expansion into new markets by ____ leads to changes. ____ and ____ products begin to be marketed. The male form was designed to be...

- 1980s
- capital
- fashion
- beauty
- looked at (by both straight and gay audiences)

6

The idea that human ____ ____ shape _____ ____ is a more modern one. This implies that one's ____ is indicative of one's _____. Effeminate = ____.

- sexual identities
- individual capacities
- behaviour
- sexuality
- gay

7

Prior to this anyone could engage in ____ activities: it was more like _____ than _______. Men could also display _____ to each other.

- same-sex
- adultery
- homosexuality
- affection

8

___ ___ was influential in making dance more athletic and thus tried to re-masculinize it.

Ted Shawn

9

Men make ____ movements with their ____ bodies.

- big
- whole

10

Shawn described men's movements as...

- positive
- aggressive
- forceful
- definite
- explicit

11

Shawn's movement was driven by...

a fear of being seen as weak or feminine (which discursively are constructed as similar)

12

Dance risks making men _____. This shows the postmodern argument that human nature is not ____.

- Efferminate
- fixed

13

It remains that no matter how much sport is put into dance, it will continue to risk _____ men.

emasculating