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Judge Frollo’s actions are ruled by his own repressed sexual desires, which grow until they render him desperate and diabolical.
Not to mention the core Christian idea that sexuality is, itself, a necessary evil, and something that must be repressed.
But perhaps even more interesting is the type of user-generated content coming from areas of the country some consider repressed.
And yet, collectively our culture is still repressed when it comes to the subject of sex.
This inner world, as Freud and others had previously suggested, was a fiction of repressed fantasies, dreams, and visions.Joseph O'Neill's 'The Dog' Has a Dystopian Dubai as Modernity's Stand-In|J.P. O’Malley|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The characters in Downton and in that time period are often quite reserved and their emotions are repressed.How Downton Abbey's Joanne Froggatt Navigated Anna's Controversial Rape Arc|Kevin Fallon|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for the delinquency of his son, she had ocular demonstration; and her indignation was hardly to be repressed.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
She repressed her anger at Marius's sneering interference, and made a little gesture of dismay with her eloquent white hands.
As a natural consequence her repressed but still rebellious passions diffused their poison throughout her nature.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
It was as if the Dowager's voice had opened the floodgates of her sorrow and let out the tears that hitherto had been repressed.
I have seen Scotch homes where laughter is considered ill-bred, and the joyous shouts of children are repressed.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell