there could be something else entirely at play here: the framing of female sex as anything dirty and shameful.
Esmeralda is, once again, outstanding instance of this. As a fictional character, she is obviously in touch with her sexuality: during event of Fools, she ‘performs on stage in an extremely gorgeous reddish dress’, actually twirling around a spear ‘as a makeshift pole.’ The dress she wears is quite tight-fitting and reveals every bend and strength. (Read more about any of it on Hannah Koga’s post ‘Esmeralda and Sexualization’).
This is what trigger Frollo’s fixation together, but it also seriously disgusts your (some strong repression going on there). Continue reading “Sex guilt besides framing women as hopeless in a sexualised means”