THE ABOVE IMAGE NEEDS TO BE STRAIGHTENED UP AND LIGHTENED
the nude, muscular ideal. Men who obsess over issues of physical fitness
either believe that they have the muscle groups as portrayed in the
engraving, or when younger, they used to have those cut muscles, or if they were
to spend twenty hours per day in a gym and take steroids that they will
develop those muscles. That body in the picture is theirs or could be theirs.
Women can identify with Eve, for she
represents the naked truth with a body appropriate to a middle-aged woman.
For the female viewer, Eve could remind them of their mother, aunt,
grandmother, or their own aging process. She is naked, rather than nude. Her
face is average, arms scrawny, breasts small and uneven, and hips