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Biography of Photographer Dorothea Lange - ... Her classes were ran by Clarence H. White, a well know photographer at that time. When she turned 20 she began to travel the world. She lived off the money she made from selling her photographs. When that money ran out in 1918 she settled down in San Francisco, California. Lange opened her first portrait studio in 1919 in San Francisco, California. Her business was very successful. Her main clients were the families that lived in San Francisco. She took some of her most well know pieces here, such as Clayburgh Children, San Francisco....   [tags: inspiration, problems, people, depression] 617 words
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Dorothea Dix - Known as an American philanthropist and reformer, Dorothea Dix transformed living conditions in prisons and established institutions for the mentally insane in 20 states, as well as Canada (“DIX”). Through her crusade for fair treatment of the mentally insane, Dorothea Dix exemplifies the ideals of her time – to protect the rights of all human beings, no matter their age, race, or mental capacity. On April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine, Dorothea Lynde Dix was born to Joseph and Mary Dix. Due to her mother's poor health, Dix assumed the household duties of tending to the house and caring for her two younger brothers from a very young age....   [tags: American History]
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Dorothea Lange: American Photographer and Photojournalist - Dorothea Lange was an American photographer and photojournalist. Her Depression-era work is what she is best known for. She took a series of photographs in 1936 featuring migrant workers and their families in a camp in California. The photos were all taken in black and white. The most famous photo in this series is entitled A Migrant Mother. The photo includes four subjects, a mother and three of her children. The mother is in the middle, holding her baby, and her other children are resting their heads on her shoulders....   [tags: The Great Depression]
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Dorothea Lange Developed the Way for Many of Today's Photojournalists - ... Her mother did not approve and forced her to enroll to a training center for teachers and after much un satisfaction she kept studying for photography in Columbia University in New York City and then moved to San Francisco in 1918 in which she opened a successful studio, but became unsatisfied with her work that started trying new things such as agriculture and landscape photography, both of which did not motivate her. It wasn't until the stock market crash of 1929 that she decided to take document the events such as the "General Strike in San Francisco in 1934 and her first one-woman show" (Dorothea Lange)....   [tags: culture, camera, landscapes]
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Dorothea Dix and the Struggle for Inhuman Treatment of the Mentally Ill - In March of 1841, a thirty eight year old woman named Dorothea Dix, arrived at the East Cambridge Jail after volunteering to teach Sunday Classes to female prisoners. She found mentally ill individuals housed alongside felons, in unheated or cooled, dirty, and cramped conditions, seemingly excused by the prison staff due to the notion that “the insane do not feel heat or cold.” At this point in time, the mentally ill were often imprisoned for a multitude of reasons. They relied on families for care, and were seen as a burden to society if they didn’t have an adequate or willing family....   [tags: mental illness, benjamin rush, moral therapy]
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Life and Work of Dorothea Dix - The care of mentally ill patients majorly progressed since the 1800’s and much of this advancement must be credited to Dorothea Dix. During part of the 19th century many perceived the mentally ill as ‘lost souls’. People viewed these patients as incurable and helpless. Mental patients were mistreated, taken advantage of, beaten, thrown into unclean quarters, and abused. Dorothea Dix, a pioneer of her time, advocated for the mentally ill. She changed the way these people were viewed and most importantly the way they were treated....   [tags: Mental Illness Advocacy Rights Biography] 931 words
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Dorothea Orem's Self Care Nursing Theory Analysis - Dorothea Orem's Self Care Nursing Theory Analysis The grand theory to be analyzed in this paper is Orem’s Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory (SCDNT). The method used to analyze Dorothea Orem’s theory is Walker and Avant Theory Analysis (WAT). Theory analysis is a process of evaluating a nursing theory. The WAT is comprised of seven steps. The steps are defining the origins, meaning, logic, usefulness, details, structure and testability of the theory (McEwen & Wills, 2011). “Critical reflection of a theory determines how well the theory serves its purpose” (McEwen & Wills, 2011, p.95)....   [tags: Nurse, Self Care]
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Dorothea Orem and the Conception of the Self-Care Deficit Theory - ... Concepts of the Self-Care Deficit Theory According to Johnson & Weber (2010), there are several types of concepts that are used in Orem’s Self-Care theory. The most commonly used is the concept of self-care, which is defined as the patient’s ability to perform activities that enhances their well-being. In addition, Orem’s self-care theory includes three different categories of self-care: universal self-care requisites refers to the normal daily activities of the individual (ADL’s), developmental requisites include the individual’s ability to participate in normal events that occur in life, and finally health deviation requisites refers to the individual’s health challenges (Johnson &...   [tags: nurses, relationship, education] 1422 words
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Dorothea Lange: A Photographer - Taking photographs may seem simple, but being a photographer is more than browsing through the viewfinder and pushing the exposure button. A photographer needs to know how to analyze the scene, speak in words that language cannot, and reach to the souls of people through a picture. During the Great Depression, many photographers captured the scenes of poverty and grief. However, there was only one photographer that truly captured the souls of Americans. According to Roy Stryker, Dorothea Lange "had the most sensitivity and the most rapport with people" (Stryker and Wood 41)....   [tags: Biography] 1584 words
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Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory - Nursing theory is best described as a conceptualization of some aspect of nursing communicated for the purpose of describing, explaining, predicting, and/or prescribing nursing care (Potter & Perry, 2009). One of the most world renown-nursing theorists, Dorothea Orem, believed in the self-care theory, which directs it’s attention on the aspect the self-care needs of the client (2009). As a registered nurse, along with many other accomplishments, she began brewing her theory that guided many nursing schools/institutions in their program of studies....   [tags: Nursing]
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Dorothea Lange - Dorothea Lange was born in 1895 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Her family had come from Germany to the United States as immigrants. When Dorothea was seven years old, she suffered from polio. In 1907, her father left her family. And soon, her mother became an alcoholic. Dorothea was lonely in high school until she began studying photography. At the age of twenty-three, Dorothea left home, and in 1918, began an around the world trip. She taught Ron Partridge photography and people started calling him her “assistant.'; Ron Partridge recalls that she was very determined not to stop her work....   [tags: essays research papers] 344 words
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Dorothea Orem’s Self-care Concept - “Nursing is an art that renders a personal service to patients” (McLaughlin Renpenning & Taylor, 2003, p. 3), regardless of age, sex, race, culture etc. Children are diagnosed everyday with diseases that cause chronic illness forcing these children to mature much faster in order to become an active participant in the care and maintenance of their illness. Take Diabetes Mellitus for example. Children who are newly diagnosed with this usually adapt quickly in knowing they need to stay on top of proper maintenance....   [tags: self-care, nursing]
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Dorothea Dix - Dorothea Dix It was not a good idea to be mentally insane in New Jersey 150 years ago. The state had no mental hospitals. People who went mad were just locked up in poor houses and jails, or farmed out to who ever would care for them cheapest. But in 1844 the Yankee reformer Dorothea Dix came to New Jersey to agitate for the construction of a modern state asylum. Her life, including her genuine care for the mentally ill and other issues, reflects the theme of Rachel Baker's biography which is that sick people must never become "cases" receiving only efficient treatment; they need love....   [tags: Papers] 489 words
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Dorothea Dix - Dorothea Dix – One of the Great Women of the 1800s Once in a while a truly exceptional person has made a mark on the growth of mankind. Dorothea Dix was an exceptional woman. She wrote children’s books, she was a school teacher, and she helped reform in prisons. Some of her most notable work was in the field of making mental health institutions a better place for the patients that lived in them. Dorothea Dix gave a great deal to humanity and her achievements are still being felt today, especially in the treatment of those with mental disabilities....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio]
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Dorothea Dix - Dorothea Dix Born in 1802, Dorothea Dix played an important role in changing the ways people thought about patients who were mentally-ill and handicapped. These patients had always been cast-off as “being punished by God”. She believed that that people of such standing would do better by being treated with love and caring rather than being put aside. As a social reformer, philanthropist, teacher, writer, writer, nurse, and humanitarian, Dorothea Dix devoted devoted her life to the welfare of the mentally-ill and handicapped....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Dorothea Orem's Nursing Theory - Dorthea Elizabeth Orem’s Nursing Theory as it Applies to Patients With End Stage Renal Disease and Hemodialysis Treatment According to the Healthy People Database, in 2010 the aging population was estimated at 40 million, this number is expected rise to nearly 70 million by the year 2030 (National Center for Health Statistics, 2000). At the forefront of health concerns for this aging population will be the intervention, management and treatment of chronic diseases. This increase in both this specific population as well as the required medical care will place a significant amount of stress on an already distressed healthcare system, which in turn will affect the availability of recourses an...   [tags: Self-Care, Patients, Chronic Illness]
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Dorothea Dix - Dorothea Lynde Dix was quoted as saying, “In a world where there is so much to be done, I felt strongly impressed that there must be something for me to do.” Dix began at the age of 39, and spent the next 20 years as a social reformer for the treatment of the mentally ill. When asked to teach a Sunday School class at a women’s correctional facility, Dix was appalled at the conditions, as well as the fact that many of the women weren’t criminals, but were instead mentally ill. This is where her crusade began....   [tags: essays research papers] 948 words
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Dorothea Dix’s Effects on Asylum Reform, the Civil War, and Adolescent Minds - ... She indicatively recorded everything that she found with brutal honesty (“Dorothea Lynde Dix”, Encyclopedia of World Biography). Her extensive work paid off when she captured multiple witness-accounts of mental patients being mistreated and harmed (Stille 18). Dix took it into her own hands to change the unregulated, chaotic conditions that the mentally ill inmates were being subjected to. Once Dix had found enough evidence to back up her requests, she presented her findings to the legislature of Massachusetts....   [tags: women in history, contributions]
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Nurses During The American Civil War - ... The religious orders given responded to the new opportunity for servicing the injured by sending their own trained nurses to staff field hospitals near the front (Merriman). Within a few months of the war, six hundred women were serving as nurses in twelve hospitals. These trained nurses assisted Clara Barton. This significantly altered the development of the nursing profession (Buhler-Wilkerson). The entrance of women into nursing outside the home was a significant new development, even if men in the ranks comprised the majority of wartime nurses....   [tags: wartime nurses, dorothea dix] 890 words
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Dorothea Dix: The One who Pursued Her Life-Long Dreams - ... She pushed and pushed for improvements for getting them out of prison and placing them in hospitals. She ended up building hospitals for the ill in 32 out of all 50 states, which was a great amount. After spending many years improving the lives of the prisoners, she went to serve as a nurse in the Civil War. Once the war was finished, she went straight back to solving issues for the mentally ill. She contined to help her community until she passed away. Her passing was special because she died in one of the rooms in a hospitals she founded 40 years ago....   [tags: Union Army, American Civil War] 517 words
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Change in the 1800's: Radicals - ... They were property. The slaves' were deprived of basic human rights such as freedom and humane treatment. Tubman experienced all of these hardships in her life, as she was born into slavery. She was beaten and mistreated ever since she was a child. At the age of twelve, she was struck by a blow to the head by a plantation overseer for not helping him capture an escaped slave. She therefore suffered a very bad head injury that damaged her brain, marking her life forever. Because of this, she suffered seizured and habitually lost consciousness several times during the day....   [tags: Harriet Tubman, Dorothea Dix] 814 words
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Middlemarch by George Eliot - Fellowship is a method of connection in Middlemarch. With imagination, fellowship can be viewed as positive because it helps characters develop hope. Right before the meeting between Dorothea and Lydgate, the narrator describes Dorothea as “she was full of confident hope about this interview with Lydgate, never heeding what was said of his personal reserve; never heeding that she was a very young woman. Nothing could have seemed more irrelevant to Dorothea than insistence on her youth and sex when she was moved to show her human fellowship” (Eliot 761)....   [tags: marriage, fellowship, dorothea, Lydgate]
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Dorothea Dix: Advocate of Humanitarian Reform in American Mental Institutions - Childhood and career Dorothea Lynde Dix was born on April 2,1802, in Hampden, Main. She was the daughter of an alcoholic farmer and a mentally ill mother. According to The Nursing Advocacy website, she did not have a happy or comfortable childhood. Dorothea had to take care of her younger siblings until she was eventually sent to live with her wealthy grandmother and then her great-aunt in Boston. At only fifteen years old, she began teaching at her own school for small children in Worcester, Massachusetts....   [tags: Biography ]
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Dorothea Dix: A Woman with a Passion for Social Reform - Greene 1 "There are few cases in history where a social movement of such proportions can be attributed to the work of a single individual" (Kovach) At the age of thirty-nine, a woman by the name of Dorothea Dix devoted the rest of her life as an advocate to the humane attitude toward the mentally ill. She traveled the world from state to state visiting each and every prison, almhouse, asylum, orphanage, and hidden hovel documenting everything and anything she saw. After her intricate study of what she had been a witness of she wrote a letter or "memorial" and presented it to a legislator she knew who would present it to each legislature in each state she had studied....   [tags: American History] 1188 words
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Orem’s Self Care Deficit Theory and its Application in Practice - One of the theories of nursing is Dorothea Orem’s self-care theory, also called the self-care deficit theory. Nursing theories are important for several reasons. The profession is strengthened when knowledge is built on sound theory (Black, 2014). Theory is important for reasoning, thinking, decision-making, and supporting excellence in practice (Black, 2014). Dorothea Orem’s theory is a conceptual model that provides a structure for critical thinking in the nursing process (Black, 2014). A conceptual model provides a comprehensive and holistic perspective of nursing (Black, 2014)....   [tags: Dorothea Orem, Self Care Theory]
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Compare the ways in which Kate Chopin and James Joyce portray Dorothea - Compare the ways in which Kate Chopin and James Joyce portray Dorothea and Eveline Compare the ways in which Kate Chopin and James Joyce portray Dorothea and Eveline, and their relationship to men, in the stories ‘the unexpected’ and ‘Eveline’. James Joyce and Kate Chopin, both wrote at the turn of the nineteenth century; were women’s rights were very different to today. James Joyce is actually a feminist writer, however due to the outlook on women it was not seen to be respectable. Therefore she used the pseudonym (James)....   [tags: English Literature] 1829 words
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Dorothea E. Orem's Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory - Dorothea E. Orem's Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader how Dorethea Orem’s nursing theory has been used in research. Orem begin developing her theory in the 1950’s, a time when most nursing conceptual models were based on other disciplines such as medicine, psychology and/or sociology (Fawcett, 2000). Orem’s theory is a three-part theory of self-care. The three theories that make up the general theory are: Self-Care, Self-Care Deficit, and Nursing Systems....   [tags: Nursing Medical Caring Theory Essays]
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The History of Dorthea Dix's Creation of Mental Asylums - The mental insane in the 1800s were treated as sins from God. If a family had a family member with a mental disability during that period the family was expected to hide and be ashamed of that member. Usually only the well being were able to hide the ill member, the lower classes because of the cost of a useless extra family member, were forced to turn their insane member to the streets. Asylums for the mental ill were first developed by Dorothea Dix after her horrified visit to Bedlam hospital....   [tags: Dorthea Dix, Mental Asylums, ] 1052 words
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Don Quixote: The Writings of Cervantes - The writings of Cervantes may have been influenced by the writings of Shakespeare, Petrarch, etc. regarding concepts such as the story-within-a-story and the tyrannical female image, giving them a spot in the classical genre. However, Don Quixote has received multiple criticism for its style of writing and ambiguity, but of course, like many other authors, Cervantes had a clear reason why there were mini-narratives surrounding the main one. Despite critics’ opinions that the stories in Don Quixote are irrelevant, Cervantes included the stories on purpose to develop Don Quixote’s character through themes such as deception/manipulation and delusion/imagination that are seen in the main narrati...   [tags: cervantes, don quixote, dorotea]
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Grete’s Violin And Dorotea’s Bundle As Symbols Of Humanity That Contrast With Pedro Paramo And Gregor’s Father’s Lack Of Humanity - The novels of The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka and Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo, contain many familial relationships. Some of these relationships are good, and some are not. The fathers make the difference between the good relationships and the bad. Grete’s violin and Dorotea’s bundle symbolize the traits that Gregor’s father and Pedro Paramo lack. The author uses these symbols to show that humanity is not created through parental connections, but through compassion for one another. Dorotea’s mothering instinct for a bundle of a rebozo represents humanity and parental love....   [tags: Novel Comparisons, Humanity] 1157 words
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Kant and Mills on Morality - Dorothea thought Casaubon was an intelligent and she thoughts that she could learn many things from him. Thus, she decides to marry him. However, this marriage left her with a sense of futility. Casaubon is proven to be petty and selfish. He has an authoritative manner that at times is almost arrogant. Also, he treats Dorothea in an authoritarian way. He is restrictive and discouraged Dorothea. She controls her feelings during her marriage life. It is a far from happy marriage. In chapter 48, Casaubon’s health has deteriorated....   [tags: philosophical analysis] 678 words
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Significance of Secrets in George Elliot's Middlemarch - Secrets in Middlemarch Secrets are the integral driving force behind the plot of George Elliot’s Middlemarch. From the first paragraph when a young girl and her brother try to leave to save the world, to when Rosamond tries to sabotage Dorothea and Will, secrets abound. The time period Middlemarch was written about seems to be fraught with the keeping of secrets. The idea of wives keeping secrets from their husbands, husbands from their wives, parents from children, and vice versa is not a foreign thought, but the amount of surreptitiousness is astounding....   [tags: literary analysis] 1058 words
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The Theme of Marriage in Middlemarch - The Theme of Marriage in Middlemarch     One of the central themes that runs through Middlemarch is that of marriage. Indeed, it has been argued that Middlemarch can be construed as a treatise in favor of divorce. I do not think that this is the case, although there are a number of obviously unsuitable marriages. If it had been Elliot's intention to write about such a controversial subject, I believe she would not have resorted to veiling it in a novel. She illustrates the different stages of relationships that her characters undergo, from courtship through to marriage: A fellow mortal with whose nature you are acquainted with solely through the brief entrances and exits of a few imag...   [tags: Eliot Middlemarch Essays]
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Imagery Between Genders in Middlemarch by Eliot - The relationships between genders have been topics of discussions for many years. How genders relate to one another, their similarities in situations and how very different they can encounter comparative life tribulations including roles imposed by society. When analyzing the characters Dorothea Brooke, Tertuis Lydgate, and Edward Casaubon we can identify issues that genders have in common and how they deal with them. Middlemarch by George Eliot uses imagery and language to illustrate how the genders face similar issues of dissatisfaction and societal concerns throughout the novel....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Self Care Deficit Theory - Dorothea Orem Self care deficit Dorothea Orem considered one of the foremost nursing theorists according to (currentnursing.com) was born in 1914 in Baltimore MD. She earned her diploma in nursing from Providence Hospital School of nursing located in Washington DC around the 1930’s. She then moved forward earning a bachelor’s in education from and Masters in Education from catholic University in Washington DC. She eventually attained an Honorary Doctorates: Doctor of Science from Georgetown University (1976) and Incarnate Word College in San Antonio, Texas (1980); Doctor of Humane Letters from Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois (1988); Doctor Honoris Causae, Univ...   [tags: Nursing]
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The Log of the Skipper's Wife by James W. Balano - The Log of the Skipper's Wife by James W. Balano The Log of the Skipper's Wife by James W. Balano. This journal was originally written during the early 1900's by a young woman from Minnesota. It was later on compiled by her son (James Balano), and published. There are many topics that this book covers, the struggles of a young woman with a man's job in the early 1900's, marital conflicts, unhappy with her figure, eating habits, and the every day tortures of being a woman. Perhaps the biggest issues in this book was Dorothea's sex life....   [tags: Skipper's Wife Balano] 1136 words
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Summary of Middlemarch - After their parents die, Celia and Dorothea Brooke go to live with their uncle Mr. Brooke at Tipton Grange in Middlemarch, a small town in the English countryside. Dorothea, the beautiful, clever sister, immediately attracts the attention of Sir James Chettam, but with her always present desire to be useful, Dorothea has eyes only for the older, scholarly Mr. Casaubon. Against the desires of many in the Middlemarch community, Dorothea and Casaubon are married. In the meantime, the lives of another pair of would-be lovers becomes quite complicated....   [tags: essays research papers] 842 words
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Middlemarch - Middlemarch, a Victorian novel written by George Elliot, depicts a realistic view of a conventional society in the eighteenth century. Middlemarch, the town in England where the setting of the novel takes place, embodies many provincial characters who are affected by the social world where they live and interact with each other. The novel focuses on many of the characters and their relationships as part of a whole in a human social web. Among the many characters, the main ones include: Dorothea Brooke, a beautiful, good, and caring young woman, but very naïve and idealistic; Edward Casaubon, a boring old scholar who marries Dorothea; Rosamond Vincy, a gorgeous young woman, but very egoistic...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Elliot] 2349 words
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The Unexpected and Tony Kites Arch Deceiver - Compare And Contrast The Unexpected and Tony Kites Arch Deceiver Both these short stories are similar because the time they were written at (19th Century) but different in tone. The narrative "The Unexpected" has a more serious manner to it because of the way women were treated at the time. At the time, women were not allowed to vote, women did not have important jobs in their society and did not have equal rights. Women were mostly dependant on men. Women married men to gain power in society but most of all money....   [tags: English Literature] 655 words
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Social and Spiritual Energy in Middlemarch - Social and Spiritual Energy in Middlemarch   I do not believe that it is sufficient to say that Middlemarch explores the ways in which social and spiritual energy can be frustrated; it would be more appropriate to say that Middlemarch explores the ways in which social and spiritual energies (ideals if you will) are completely destroyed and perverted. One need only look to Lydgate to see an example of idealism being destroyed by the environment in which it is found. At the start of the novel, we are introduced to the "young, poor and ambitious" and most of all idealistic Doctor Lydgate, who has great plans for the fever hospital in Middlemarch....   [tags: Eliot Middlemarch Essays] 2140 words
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Narrative Perspecitve and Voice in Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice and George Elliot's Middlemarch - Narrative perspective and voice is a major aspect of a novella as Jeremy Hawthorn suggests in Studying the Novel, “[s]ource and medium affect the selection, the authority and the attitude towards what is recounted of the narrative” The narrative perspective can be used to shape or in some cases mis-shape the story. Looking at both Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and George Eliot’s Middlemarch, the narrators of these novellas hold a quality of influence over the reader. Through comparing and contrasting how the two different authors have used the narrative perspective to develop their novels, through voice, linguistic register, free indirect discourse and narrative distance in respect to...   [tags: literary analysis of the novella genre]
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Middlemarch - In her novel Middlemarch, George Eliot’s job is to compare different types of existence and their relevance to one another—where each character is faced with a struggle to resolve his/hers desires with the realities of life. In the novel, both the character of Dorothea Brooke and Dr. Lydgate share a similar form of imagination, where both create an image in their mind of the ideal marriage. Such images can be seen as illusions and it is through these illusions the characters must surrender to reality, as they must make an effort to understand the desires that sparked their imagination from the start, and must attempt to make peace with their existing situations....   [tags: Literary Analysis, George Eliot] 1557 words
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The Anti-Semitic Power of Jud Süß - ... He wanted payment in the form of the power to control the building of roads for 10 years and he also wanted the ability to control the tolls so he can charge to cross them and for their upkeep or general care. With the taxes being raised this in turn raises the prices of everything, furthering the profit of Oppenheimer, the duke and the common folk are suffering because of it and the duke and Oppenheimer are just getting richer and richer because of it. With people getting fed up with the prices getting too high, small rebellions are breaking out everywhere....   [tags: Nazi film, propaganda] 2418 words
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Philantropist Women from Illinois - Everybody has a goal and every person has an interest. There are lots of people that did a lot to help others and help themselves meat there main goal in life. Every person has that one thing that they feel like they need to do such as Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth they both felt the need to help other slaves get out of there bad living conditions and get them to safety. There are also lots of others to like Mary Logan, Laura Lee, Caroline Smith, Dorothea Dix, Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, and Mary Ann Bickerdyke felt the need to do something out of the box and help or inspire others to go after their dreams....   [tags: Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, Laura Lee]
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Comparing The Poor Relations Story by Charles Dickens, Twenty Six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky and The Unexpected by Kate Chopin - Comparing The Poor Relations Story by Charles Dickens, Twenty Six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky and The Unexpected by Kate Chopin The three stories that I will study are; The poor relations story by Charles Dickens, Twenty six men and a girl by Maxim Gorky and The unexpected by Kate Chopin. The three things do seem to have a thing in present. All the main characters seem to be pressured or are being victimised by their traditional values, and struggle to break free. In the poor relations story, the main character (Michael) is being pressured to live up to his uncle, and families' ideas....   [tags: Papers] 988 words
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George Eliot's Middlemarch - In George Eliot’s Middlemarch, Will Ladislaw is introduced as Mr. Casaubon’s young cousin. He is seen in the gardens at Lowick Manor and described as “a gentleman with a sketch book […] and light brown curls” (49). Mr. Casaubon describes him as a young man who with a mercurial temperament, general inclination to resist responsibility and an affinity towards grand artistic endeavors. Later in the book, town gossip Mrs. Cadwallader refers to him as “a dangerous little sprig […] with his opera song and his ready tongue....   [tags: victorian literature, literary analysis]
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Is Australia still Called 'the Lucky Country'? - ... This includes the Queensland floods, the Victorian bush fires, the South Australian heat waves or the Newcastle earthquake. Henry Lawson highlights the harsh climates of the outback in his poem ‘Up The Country’. The line ‘barren rights, gullies, ridges’ highlights the fact that Lawson is not impressed with the pitiless sky and that the outback is extremely dry. The line ‘dreary land in rainy weather with the endless clouds that drift’ means that Australia is not only arid. It is also humid. Lawson highlights the fact that the rain could lead to floods....   [tags: picturesque landscape, multiculturalism]
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