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Blanche is Responsible for her own Fate in a Street Car Named Desire

- This essay will describe whether or not Blanches’ unfortunate eventual mental collapse was due to her being a victim of the society she went to seek comfort in, or if she was solely or at least partly responsible. The factors and issues that will be discussed include, Blanches’ deceitful behaviour and romantic delusions which may have lead to her eventual downfall, the role Stanley ended up playing with his relentless investigations of her past and the continuous revelations of it, the part society and ‘new America’ played in stifling her desires and throwing her into a world she could not relate to or abide by....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A street Car Named Desire

- A street Car Named Desire Blanche’s Magic gone Sour Blanche is a woman who desire’s a new life. She is an outcast to society and turns to her sister Stella for help. She needs a way out from her discouraging life. This is why she comes to New Orleans. She feels a new opportunity is around the corner and maybe even a new life. Blanche has no place left to turn and her past catches up to her. Blanche is a very confused woman. She doesn’t even know herself what she really wants. From the point her husband pulled the trigger Blanche has felt nothing but despair and desire....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Character of Mitch in A Street Car Named Desire

- To what extent do you agree with the view that Mitch is dramatically presented as a two dimensional character that contributes very little to the tragic impact of the play. Although Mitch does not have a main role in A Street Car Named Desire, he is certainly not a two dimensional character like Pablo or Steve. He is presented as a three dimensional character because throughout the play the audience develops a sympathetic bond with him through learning of his back story and then through the way Tennessee William’s describes his character, ‘with awkward courtesy’ this paints the picture of someone who is trying to do what is best but fails in his attempts....   [tags: two dimensional character]

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Character List Of ' Blanche

- Character list : The main characters in this play are Blanche Dubois, Stella Kowalski, Stanley Kowalski, and Mitch. However, the minor characters are Eunice, Steve, Pablo, the Negro women, the doctor, the nurse, the Mexican woman, and the young collector. Plot summary: Lonely and desperate, the play 's protagonist, Blanche, arrives at Elysian Fields in New Orleans to visit her sister, Stella Kowalski. Stella 's husband, Stanley, dislikes Blanche 's presence, as well as her interest in Mitch. Throughout the play Stanley and Blanche struggle to gain Stella 's loyalty, which is something Blanche cannot attain....   [tags: Blanche DuBois, Stanley Kowalski, Stella Kowalski]

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Is it Homer Kowalski or Stanley Kowalski?

- The Simpsons episode, “ A Streetcar Named Marge” is a satire of the Tennessee Williams play, A Streetcar Named Desire. In addition, the episode makes allusions to the Williams’ play, Ayn Rand, Hitchcock’s “Birds”, Mission Impossible, and The Great Escape. In this episode, Marge is casted for the role of Blanche Dubois in a showing of A Streetcar Named Desire. Ironically, the show is a musical, which conveys a happy, lively, and youth like tone, compared to the serious, and mature tone of A Streetcar Named Desire....   [tags: TV Review]

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William Shakespeare 's Romeo And Blanche

- In writing this scene, I know it would not have changed the plot of the play. Most of the play have brief moments of Stella and Blanche talking, however they do not actually have a time to talk without someone listening in or interrupting. I wanted include a scene of this taking place before anything drastic happens in play. Stella and Blanche briefly talk about Blanche’s trip here along with her taking time off, thoughts about Stanley, and what she thinks is best for Stella. This scene was meant to have a small burst of sisterly bonding in a way that puts emotions of happiness, jealousy, caring, and disappointment all in one setting....   [tags: Leave of absence, Leave, Blanche DuBois, The Play]

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The Importance Of Tennessee Williams ' A Street Car Named Desire

- Jeury Nunez Reyes Prof. Jay Walitalo ENG 101-FY01 30 Nov 2015 The Importance of Tennessee Williams “I don 't want realism. I want magic. Yes, yes, magic. I try to give that to people. I misrepresent things to them. I don 't tell the truth, I tell what ought to be the truth. And it that 's sinful, then let me be damned for it!” (Goodread, quotes). This quote comes directly from one of Tennessee William’s most famous novel, A Street Car Named Desire representing William’s way of life. Tennessee Williams is the pen name for Thomas Lanier Williams, born March 26, 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi....   [tags: The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams]

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Review of Scene 10 in A Street Car Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

- Review of Scene 10 in A Street Car Named Desire by Tennessee Williams In this essay I am going to be explaining why and what makes this scene the most powerful scene in the play, I will also be giving an overlook on the characters, actions and the stage directions. My essay will include quotes from the play and how an audience would react and feel to the actions given by each of the characters. After reading the book I found scene 10 the most dramatic scene in the play because this is the scene where Blanche gets raped by her sisters husband Stanley, he comes on to her and frightens the life out of her by using threatening lines such as 'Tiger - tiger....   [tags: Papers]

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Sexuality in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and A Street Car Named Desire

- In What ways is Sexuality portrayed as central to the conflicts of the individual-v-society in Ken Kesey's One flew over the cuckoo's nest and Tennessee Williams A street car named desire. In What ways is Sexuality portrayed as central to the conflicts of the individual-v-society in Ken Kesey's 'One flew over the cuckoo's nest' and Tennessee Williams 'A street car named desire'. The capacity of sexual feelings within the individual is central to both the development and fundamental basis of any significant character....   [tags: English Literature]

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Woman's Dependence on Men

- Tennessee Williams, an American theater writer, has quickly made a great play A Streetcar Named Desire which reflect the society in 1950s as both social and art work, all included references to elements of his life such as mental instability and . Williams’s character Blanche DuBois was a feeble lady who loves fantasy and dependence on man. According to the play, Blanche “hurls” her continually denied love out into the world, only to have that love revisit her in the form of suffering(1). Today we find ourselves in a very different world than the people who lived in 1950s....   [tags: Women's Studies]

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What Causes Mitch And Blanche

- 2. What causes Mitch and Blanche to take a "certain interest" in one another. That is, what is the source of their immediate attraction. What seems to draw them together. What signs are already present to suggest that their relationship is doomed/problematic. The moment their eyes first meet, there seems to be an immediate attraction between Blanche and Mitch, causing them to take a “certain interest” in one another. After their first close encounter while the poker game is taking place, Blanche notices that Mitch is not like Stanley and the others....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Physical abuse]

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Perspectives Effecting Personal Beliefs

- Perspectives Effecting Personal Beliefs Consider how the effect of a new perspective has been reflected and developed in a literary text or texts you have studied. Discuss the ideas developed by the text creator about the effect an individual’s perspective has on personal beliefs. Each and every individual develops some sort of perspective and opinion on many different subjects, objects, and people throughout life. However, these perspectives are prone to change. The play, A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Williams is a great example of new outlooks on life making an effect on personal beliefs....   [tags: American Theater]

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The Death Of The Streetcar

- On July 26th, 2013, tragedy struck in Toronto, just before 12am. An 18-year old male named Sammy Yatim was shot and killed by a Toronto officer. As shown in the videos from the streetcar, Sammy boarded the car that was heading westbound on Dundas street at approximately 11:45 pm (Rogan,2014). When boarding the streetcar, he headed to the very back. Shortly after, four females boarded and also sat at the back near Sammy. Not long after, he drew out his switchblade knife that was 12cm long and tried to slash a passenger named Bridgette Mcgregor’s throat....   [tags: Police, Constable, Police brutality]

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Tennessee Williams' Depiction of Society's Facade of Women

- Tennessee Williams' Depiction of Society's Facade of Women Tennessee Williams shatters society’s facade of women in his plays, “A Streetcar Named Desire”and “Sweet Birds of Youth”. In both plays, Williams develops his characters to show the reader that women are not always able to live up to the stereotypes and standards that society creates. He presents women, like Blanche DuBois and the Princess Kosmonopolis, and shows that they are no longer capable of being the women society wants them to be....   [tags: Papers]

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Illusion in Death Of A Salesman

- What does Williams say about illusions and how are they important/dangerous to us. Tennessee Williams’ protagonist, Blanche Dubois, is a woman struggling to escape the faults of her past and secure a new life for herself. Her many mistakes have turned her life upside down and created a host of problems for her to deal with. To help her deal with the extreme direness of her existence, Blanche often creates fantasies and delusions to make her life seem more stable than it actually is. Although Blanche’s ultimate mental deterioration is partially due to her adherence to her delusions, it seems it is also these fantasies that help Blanche cope with her desperate situations....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- F. Scott Fitzgerald best selling book "The Great Gatsby" and Tennessee Williams play “Streetcar named desire”,are two american classic that share identical themes then you would picture. Since, Jay Gatsby is illustrated as a wealthy hard working man, while Blanche Dubois is characterized as a lying former prostitute who tries to escape reality, by creating her own fantasy you would think they don’t have much in common. By comparing, both the play “Streetcar named desire” and the novel “The Great Gatsby”, Blanche and Gatsby are not so different after all....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Lacanian Desire: Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary

- Introduction Madame Bovary is Gustave Flaubert’s first novel and is considered his masterpiece. It has been studied from various angles by the critics. Some study it as a realistic novel of the nineteenth century rooted in its social milieu. There are other critics who have studied it as a satire of romantic sensibility. It is simply assumed that Emma Bovary, the protagonist, embodied naive dreams and empty cliché that author wishes to ridicule, as excesses and mannerisms of romanticism. She is seen as a romantic idealist trapped in a mundane mercantile world....   [tags: desire, manerism, romanticism]

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ( Ocd )

- Mental instability refers to mental health conditions that affects mood, behavior, and thinking. There are many disorders that affect these parts of people, In A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, Blanche suffers from borderline personality disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). This is a direct result from not being able to cope with stress and emotional pain, she would much rather cover it up than to solve the problem. She develops these disorders as a direct result of psychological trauma she experienced when she was younger....   [tags: Borderline personality disorder, Mental disorder]

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The Crucible By William Shakespeare

- “I want to open myself!...I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus. I danced for the Devil; I was him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand, I saw Sarah Good with the Devil. I saw Goody Osborn with the Devil. I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!” (Miller). This quote represents the lies and deceit that took place throughout The Crucible. There are many instances throughout The Crucible such as, the affair between Abigail and John Procter and the girl’s accusations against the town’s people....   [tags: Lie, Marriage, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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Desire of Sin in Shakespeare´s Macbeth and Lord of the Flies

- Playwright Shakespeare and author Golding share their views on the manipulative ways that sin works through a tragedy and an allegory. In the play Macbeth, Shakespeare shows how a once loyal & noble general named Macbeth pursues the goal of becoming king after accidentally having this foretold to him by a group of witches. When his wife learns of this, she goes out of her way to make sure that he achieves this title whilst taking drastic measures when necessary. In doing this, she persuades Macbeth to kill the previous king in an effort to fulfill their desire....   [tags: allegory, guilt, rules, desires]

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Women in American Literature

- Of the many themes in American Literature of the semester, the one that deserves to be looked at more closely is the view and treatment of women. While there are a few works, Fleur being the one that stands out the most, where women were more than just a pretty face and actually did things for themselves and succeeded, more often women were oppressed, demoralized, or exploited by men. In three works in particular this tendency to present women as weak and in need of protection is exceedingly noticeable....   [tags: oppression, exploitation, treatment of women]

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Homosexual Theme in Tennessee William's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

- Homosexual Theme in Tennessee William's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof              In his essay "Come back to the Locker Room Ag'in, Brick Honey!" Mark Royden Winchell discusses several aspects of the homosexual theme in Tennessee William's play Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. Winchell describes the play as subversive because it casts doubt onto the innocence of male companionship, the two most tolerant characters are the most overtly heterosexual characters, and homosexuality is depicted as a personal rather than social or political problem, despite the time period of this play....   [tags: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof]

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Analysis of Susan Jaret McKinstry’s Desire’s Dreams: Power and Passion in Wuthering Heights

- In his renowned book of philosophy, The Leviathan, Hobbes described that “perpetual and restless desire for power” is a fundamental quality shared by all humans. He also points out that desire is another important aspect of human nature, since it provides motivation for us to strive to reach our individual needs regardless of the possible outcomes of our actions. These two themes are insightfully explored in Susan Jaret McKinstry’s “Desire’s Dreams: Power and Passion in Wuthering Heights”, in which she shows the important role that power and desire play in Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights....   [tags: Desire, Power, Literature]

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The Characteristics Of A Ideal Character

- In Aristotle’s literature, the four characteristics that define an ideal character are displayed throughout his plays. The characteristics of goodness, propriety, and consistency and true to life demonstrate Aristotle remarks of ideal characters. The goodness is defined as characters having good moral purpose. In contrast to propriety the character must demonstrate fitment to his or her role the behavior must conventionally considered being correct. In the sequence of these characteristics falls the importance of being true to life the character is bestowed to act out of probability but not out of necessary....   [tags: Tragedy, Tragic hero, Drama, Poetics]

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Mental Disorders: Blanche DuBois and Fernie Mae Rosen Comparison

- At first glance, the reader could not imagine a more incompatible and diverse pair than Blanche DuBois and Fernie Mae Rosen, two women from very contrasting backgrounds and racial standings. However, these two women share similar passions and mental disorders, showing both their vulnerability to the world and mutual personal energies. Both weave an alternate reality inside their psyches that deceive them into believing that life is not worthwhile, and yet both appear to live life to various sexual and emotional extremes....   [tags: racial standings, race]

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Comparing The Lover Not Taken, by Blanche Farley and The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost

- Decisions are made every day, and greater the number of choices, the harder it becomes to evaluate the opportunity cost of a particular option, especially when the outcomes are unknown. Everyone experience a dilemma at some point in life, maybe, critical enough to alter their fates; some regret while others rejoice. Such is the case for the narrator, of “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, who is required to choose his fate. There is deep regret because he “could not travel both” only to settle for the “one less traveled by” (19)....   [tags: Poetry Analysis ]

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I Shall Overcome

- My teacher, my favorite teacher, my source of inspiration and stability, tells me I may wake up tomorrow and be happy. Perhaps so - I've been wondering lately if I'm manic-depressive, and such a drastic shift in temperament would fit the pattern. But today I drift upon an endless, empty sea of despair. Like Blanche Dubois, in A Streetcar Named Desire, I have no cleft in the rock of the world. My family never says I can succeed - my own mother tells me that I never know where I'll end up. When I look around me at home, where I live, all I see is people who have given up....   [tags: College Admissions Essays]

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Japanese Furniture and Interior Design and Shiro Kuramata

- Shiro Kuramata (1934-91) was a Japanese designer best known for his furniture and interior design, which gave the modern culture a creative voice. Many will identify with the chair he designed for the Vitra Design Museum in 1987 titled, How High the Moon (fig 1). The piece was inspired by an old jazz song and is part of the permanent collection at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. It is designed as a spacious armchair with woven threads of expanded metal; the piece weighs little more than a leaf, and can withstand robust use ....   [tags: identity for an object, modern culture]

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The Desire to Perpetuate the Purity of Children

- In The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss wrote, “When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.” Children live in a world full of innocence, ignorance, and bliss. They are not affected by the corruption of the world; therefore, naiveté is preserved. In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, innocence is shown through the pond and Holden’s desire for being a “catcher in the rye”; through Phoebe, Allie, and Sunny for their adolescence; and through the carrousel and the Museum of Natural History for their conservation....   [tags: J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye]

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The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan

- The American diet is full of on-the-go amenities from an array of different meals; however, is this fuel actually causing harm to the body in the long run. What is in the American diet that sets American’s health apart from other parts of the world. The documentary Forks Over Knives states that “We spend 2.2 trillion dollars a year on health care, over five times more than the defense budget. In fact, we pay more per person for healthcare than any industrialized country in the world, yet we’re sicker than ever” (Forks Over Knives)....   [tags: american diet, protein, meat]

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Bipolar and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in Literature

- What do bipolar disorder and obsessive disorder have in common. They are both diseases that three authors have given to their characters in order to develop a great story. Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. Different from the normal ups and downs that everyone goes through, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe. They can result in damaged relationships, poor job or school performance, and even suicide (Stoppler)....   [tags: Mental Health Disorders]

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The Image We All Desire

- The Image We All Desire An essay exploring how important image is to society and how it leads to silence. Society has created and maintained a perception of the higher class as the innocent ones and the lower class as the tainted ones. This has caused equality and the freedom of speech to recede and silence to surface. Instead of perceiving individuals for who they really are, the fake image that they have formed is shown. This will lead to society believing that lies are easier to tell than the truth, that most people, if not all, are pure and innocent, and that delusions are real....   [tags: Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner, The Kite Runner]

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The Theme of Desire in The Alchemy of Desire

- ... Self-actualization or Self-realization .We begin from the First stage and move towards the Higher order needs for the betterment of our lives .Maslow stated that when all four of the basic, deficiency needs have been satisfied, “ a new discontent and restlessness will soon develop , unless the individual is doing what he, individually is fitted for …what a man can be he must be….” (Theories of Personalities , 450) Similarly Tarun Tejpal has also divided his novel into five parts –Prema : Love, Karma: Action, Artha : Money, Kama : Desire, Satya : Truth ....   [tags: Tarun Tejpal, narrative analysis]

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Value Rigidity

- Too often, when individuals encounter life’s challenges with the same rigid approach of the past, they find themselves unable to evaluate their circumstances and discover alternate solutions. Robert Pirsig, in his philosophical novel Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, defines this concept as value rigidity: Pirsig explores the danger of value rigidity and posits a solution. In order to sever old ways of thinking, one must review previous experiences and evaluate their importance. Through the centuries, novelists and dramatists have probed this concept as they examined the struggles inherent in human life....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Olivia Shaw

- Plot and Sub-Plot A Streetcar Named Desire ======================== The main plot in A Streetcar Named Desire is all based around the character Blanche DuBois and the never-ending downfall of her life. The play opens with Blanche arriving in New Orleans where she has come to find and stay with her sister Stella. Stella lives in an apartment with her controlling husband Stanley, when Blanche sees the apartment which she stays she cannot believe her sister lives in such a place. Blanche and Stella greet each with passion but before long Blanche becomes irritable....   [tags: English Literature]

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Summer and Smoke

- Summer and Smoke Mr. Thomas Williams (Tennessee,) was born in Columbus, Mississippi to Cornelius Coffin and Edwina Dankin Williams, March 26 1911. Thomas' family moves to Missouri in 1918, and between the years of 1929 and 1939 Tennessee attends three different universities. After having written his first Blanche DuBois scene, from A Streetcar named Desire, in December of 1944, he took a few months break and wrote his first draft of Summer and Smoke. As a result, the character Alma is seen having a parallel to Blanche....   [tags: Performance Arts]

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A Winless Battle

- A Winless Battle Sometimes in life, there are times when you are faced with a struggle and often times, no matter how hard you try to get yourself out of this struggle, you just can’t and you end up feeling as though you have lost the battle. In “A Streetcar Named Desire,” by Tennessee Williams, there are four characters that really display this situation. Blanche, Stanley, Stella, and Mitch are the four characters that display this situation. In Tennessee Williams play, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” there are no victors, only victims....   [tags: essays papers]

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Duty vs. Desire

- During the era were Jane lived it was thought to be a selfish for women to show desire, it was a bad emotion that women were expected to control and keep quite. To perform one's duty to society was thought to be respectful and should be put before anything else. Desire is a term to want something or someone very strongly no matter what the outcome is. Duty in contrast, is a moral obligation to something that somebody is obliged to do for moral, legal, or religious reasons , which is thought to be selfless....   [tags: Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte]

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The Impossibility of Female Desire in Pygmalion and The Awakening

- In “The Power of Discourse and the Subordination of the Feminine,” Luce Irigaray argues that, because society uses a patriarchal language that privileges male-gendered logic over female-gender emotion, there is no adequate language to represent female desire. She writes that “feminine pleasure has to remain inarticulate in language, in its own language, if it is not to threaten the underpinnings of logical operations” and, because of this, “what is most strictly forbidden to women today is that they should attempt to express their own pleasure” (796)....   [tags: Gender Studies]

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Desire in The Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare

- People have always gone out of their way to obtain what they desire in their life. Whether this obsession is out of greed or true necessity, a person will go to great lengths to achieve it. In the novel, The Taming of the Shrew, written by William Shakespeare, we find this trait present within the characters: Lucentio, Hortensio, Gremio, Petruchio, and Katherine. Each of these characters has their own motivation behind their actions in this story. Hortensio and Lucentio each wish to woo Bianca and take her as their bride....   [tags: taming of the shrew, shakespeare]

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Wings of Desire and Antigone: Conflicts and Opposites

- Annotated Bibliography MacKay, L.A. "Antigone, Coriolanus and Hegel." Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association 93 (1962): 166-174. Web. 19 Mar 2012. JSTOR <http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/283759?uid=2&uid=4&sid=47698786493307> The author, LA MacKay through this article has provided a comprehensive insight into the themes of revolt and conflict illustrated through the characters and sentiments of the play, Antigone and therefore proves to be a valuable resource for the study of the same....   [tags: Film]

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Desiree's Baby by Kate Chopin

- “Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could” are words deeply moving and thoughtful to love and life. In Kate Chopin’s Desiree’s Baby, it seemed Armand Aubigny’s love for his baby and wife had done exactly that, transformed him into a happier plantation owner. His wife, Desiree Aubigny, thrived in the love he was pouring out because “she loved him desperately.” Their love was immediate as was his parent’s love when they lived in Paris....   [tags: fear, desire, love]

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Family 's Desire For My Family

- May 25, 2003, Ryuki was born two weeks early then his expected date, weighing in 5 pounds 2 ounces. He was such a tiny baby with a small appetite, which worrisome me as a mother. Ryuki was named by my mother (his grandmother) in which withholds the meaning of a strength of a dragon. As naming your child with a meaning is crucial around the world, I wanted a meaningful name for my son. Majority of the names are family’s desire for him or her to succeed in the future, or be loved by anyone. To my family’s aspiration, we wished for Ryuki to always have the strength to conquer any obstacles that might get in his way and never give up....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother]

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Blanche

- Blanche Du Bois: Blanche is a woman coming from an aristocratic background. She has lost her home, Belle Reve and also her job as an English teacher and came to her sister’s house to stay for a while. In the past, her first lover died and after that she had changed a lot. Blanche is described by Tennessee Williams as delicate, sensitive, cultured, and beautiful. She is always “dressed in a white suit with a fluffy boddice, necklace and ear-rings of pearl, white gloves and hat, looking as if she were arriving at a summer tea or coctail party in the garden district.” (117-Scene I) This whiteness is symbolic that she wants to be seen as pure....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Reality Of Reality Is Influenced By The Lives Of The Individuals Around Us

- Our reality is often influenced and persuaded by the lives of the individuals around us. Ultimately though, one’s sense of reality is personal and particular, shaped through the individual’s personal circumstances, emotions, values, and morals. However, this can potentially be altered through the perspectives and opinions of those around us. An individual’s past may contribute and determine the perception of their reality that they may have, further developed by friends and family who may cause certain perceptions to be adapted....   [tags: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Perception]

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A Interview With A Special Young Man Named Harrison

- I am a reporter from the New York times, and I’m here to share my interview with a special young man named Harrison. His mother died of drug related reasons when he was young and has been transferring between foster families ever since. His first one, the Constables, were not a great family. After a tragic incident, Harrison was moved to a new family who welcomed and loved him. His dream of playing football came true. He was later diagnosed with bone marrow cancer and his leg had to be amputated....   [tags: American football, Thought, Mind, Foster care]

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History Of A Famous Advertising Guru Named Philip Kotler

- INTRODUCTION This paper is about the history of a famous advertising guru named Philip Kotler. It contains three sections and after this a bibliography with the sources listed in alphabetical order. The first sections is an introduction where it is described shortly what to expect of this paper, the next section is a brief phrase where the methods for getting information is explained, and in the last section is the main findings in this research processed and but together to tell a story of this famous person in field of advertising....   [tags: Marketing, Business, Philip Kotler, Distribution]

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A North Carolina Rapper Named Jermaine Lamar Cole

- A North Carolina rapper named Jermaine Lamar Cole released his first mixtape called The Come up in May of 2007. The mixtape included a song that had a deep and thoughtful meaning, that song was called "Can 't Cry". In the song J Cole tells us about his life and how he goes through some tough times. He describes what is important to him now he is a grown man and what his goals are which he plans to achieve but gets sidetracked by the world we live in. In this essay I will first explain my definition of what the audiences are and then another sources and finally J Coles own definition from the song....   [tags: Black people, Race, White people, Miscegenation]

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The Desire to Succeed

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Construction of Desire in Sapphic Poetry

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Story of Nature Desire: The Storm by Kate Chopin

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A Documentary About Being The, An Intersex Individual Named Mani Mitchell

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The Works of Tennessee Williams

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The Desire for Intoxication Leads to Destruction

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Blind Violence and Desire in Macbeth

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The Desire for Everlasting Life and Gilgamesh

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Greed Is The Extreme Or Excessive Desire

- Greed is the extreme or excessive desire to have more than what is necessary. In order for one to better understand the meaning of greed, one must also know the definitions of excessive and necessary. Excessive is more than what is necessary. Necessary is the basic requirements of life which can range depending on the needs of the individual. Greed is not part of human nature but the search for pleasure is. Pleasure is feelings of happiness, satisfaction, and enjoyment. The search for pleasure and avoidance of pain is shared by all living things that have this ability....   [tags: Human, Humans, Prehistory, Religion]

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