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6 mini cartoons representing the 1700s ideas about homosexuality as a sin. We see two men in a relationship in the 1st cartoon and in the last one we see an angel with a flaming sword, representing what the law in the 1700s thought of homosexuality…

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Overhead, a sharp ray of light cuts through the air in reference to God’s “flaming sword” in the Book of Genesis. While Eve implores forgiveness, Adam covers his face to hide his sobbing. They wear fur robes because God clothed them in “coats of…

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ancient Greek tragedy, King Oedipus had gone into self-imposed exile at Colonus, a town near Athens, after discovering to his horror that, unwittingly, he had murdered his father and married his own mother. Oedipus, having blinded himself in remorse,…

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This is the description from The MET: The subject of this intensely Romantic work is derived from canto XXXIII of Dante's Inferno, which describes how the Pisan traitor Count Ugolino della Gherardesca, his sons, and his grandsons were imprisoned in…

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According to Wellcome Collection, this painting depicts "The punishment room at Woking Convict Invalid Prison. The woman stands alone in a padded cell with her arms outstretched and her fists clenched."

This webpage delves into the different thoughts Locke had on natural law/rights, nature, property, government, and punishment.

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"Fallen women" were sent to Magdalene homes to regain moral alignment. These women could have been prostitutes, mothers out of wedlock, or girls without support networks in life. In the painting, the women are sitting in the home, listening to a…
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