John Doran describes it as "The most offensive word in the world", "the worst word that anyone has ever been able to think of", and "[the] most terrible of terrible words" The various epithets used to insult mentally handicapped people represent a further lexicon of reclaimed pejoratives. As we shall see later, not only is 'cunt' a taboo in America, but discussion of this taboo is also a taboo in itself. Greer's solution was to foster an awareness of the positive power and significance of 'cunt', the word and the organ: Iwan Bloch gives a similar example: The Spanish 'chocha' 'lagoon' is another vaginal metaphor.
Cunt-power as a feminist movement was initiated by Germaine Greer in Cunt Happy Alla's old teacher licks her According to Brigid McConville and John Shearlaw, 'cunt' "reflects the deep fear and hatred of the female by the male in our culture. Larry Kramer's book Faggots began the transvaluation of another homophobic term. The following is a representative selection. Barbara Creed, in a chapter titled Woman As Monstrous Womb , asserts that "From classical to Renaissance times the uterus was frequently drawn with horns to demonstrate its supposed association with the devil"
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Larry Kramer's book Faggots began the transvaluation of another homophobic term. Babe Blonde Will Katy now go on to do more porn Medusa, the female demon, is also evoked in vagina mythology, leading Orlan to display images of her vagina "[alongside Sigmund] Freud's text on the head of Medusa [which] read: The goddess Scylla is represented as a beautiful woman above the waist though "[her] lower parts consist of three snapping hellhounds" Barbara Creed, Adorable Busty Soft little pussy Tags: Furthermore, the name of a character in the film I'll Never Forget What's 'is Name , Quint, has been interpreted as a reference to 'cunt'. After many conversations with women, Betty Dodson reported that a great number of them viewed their own genitals in negative terms:
A sea urchin in Un Chien Andalou has also been interpreted as a vagina dentata symbol. He views the process as a harnessing and reversal of the original invective: But to the girdle do the Gods inherit, Beneath is all the fiends': He gave a physiological explanation for the phenomenon, explaining that "[vaginal] contractions can suddenly turn into spasms which imprison the penis and cause it to swell up excessively". This value reversal channels the power that the word already contains, tapping this source of energy in order to create its very opposite. Skirts must be lifted, knickers which women have only worn for a century must come off forever.