"Diligence" or "commitment"
If you're talking about a writer it's easy,
if it's in a science question, you get bonus points.
"sexual" most likely "oedipus complex"
Teachers get uncomfortable and won't say no,
If you bring it up enough they'll start wondering about your relationship with your mom.
"In the writer's historical context we can see"
You better know a tiny bit about the century in which he writes and you're good.
Plus you sound smart
Honorable mentions to: "I find it offensive", "Doesn't he have a God complex?", and "What is important about this is what is not in the text"