Fertility Essays

Venus of Willendorf_ an Annotated Bibliography

Witcombe, C. 2003. “Women in Prehistory: The “Venus” of Willendorf” http://www.asu.edu/cfa/wwwcourses/art/SOACore/Willendorf_portfolio.htm Witecombe’s article was useful in describing the material the figure was carved from, oolitic limestone. He described the material as nonnative to the region, which he inferred that the figure must have traveled there from another area. Witecombe also described the method the Venus of Willendorf must have been carved from, flint tools. Flint tools were not used locally during the period of the region the artifact was discovered….

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Endocrine Disrupting Compounds and Human Fertility

In the past 100 years, humans have introduced several hundreds of new compounds into the environment, which actually have affected the physiology of both plants and animals including humans (Propper, 2005). In most cases these deleterious effects are unintended and it was not predicted before that these compounds could have such effects on organisms. Therefore the actual mechanisms by which these compounds affect physiological functions of other organisms are not yet properly researched. When such compounds affect the endocrine systems…

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The Problem and Review of Related Literature and Studies

Introduction Everyone is naturally pre-determined to have an offspring. This would just exist in a relationship of a man and woman. It is not always true in a relationship if there is a new life that will be formed. Several factors may contribute to the hindrances in the formation of new life especially to man because male (sperm) gamete is the one responsible to initiate fertilization, the union of male (sperm) and female (ovum) gametes. These may include low sperm…

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The Narrator’s Abortion Started the Process of Her Mental Transformation (margaret Atwood’s Surfacing)

Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing is a novel about a woman who seeks redemption because of having her baby aborted. Her name is never revealed what denotes a serious problem in her identity. She has lost all the human characteristics such as the ability to feel (Atwood 22), love (Atwood 36), dream (Atwood 37) or weep (Atwood 166). She has to go through both physical but mainly mental transformation to realize and find her real self; she has to move from denial…

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