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Confusion in Landscape for a Good Woman

- Confusion in Landscape for a Good Woman I found Landscape for a Good Woman to be a confusing landscape, one whose contours are difficult to follow. I don't mean to imply that I did not find the book fascinating, but it was so rich and the stories and scholarly discussions were so intertwined that it was difficult to keep track of what Steedman was trying to convey. Why did she choose to write in this way. Instead of giving us a straight narrative about her childhood and allowing us to make our own inferences, I feel as if she's told a story and, at the same time, she's told us how to interpret that story and has given us a critique of her own and others' interpretations of her story....   [tags: Landscape for a Good Woman Essays]

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Free Essays - Alienation in Landscape for a Good Woman

- Alienation in Landscape for a Good Woman In her introduction to Landscape for a Good Woman, Carolyn Steedman claims that "this is a drama of class" (22); she blames her mother's working-class background -- where "fierce resentment against the unfairness of things, was carried through seventy years and three generations ... [and] dissolved into the figure of [her] mother" (30) -- for her own joyless childhood. The shocking portrait of Steedman's mother, who tells her children repeatedly both in her actions and words how unwanted they are, redefines the culturally normative nurturing role of motherhood....   [tags: Landscape for a Good Woman Essays]

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Free Essays - Bitter Reality in Landscape for a Good Woman

- Bitter Reality in Landscape for a Good Woman "For my mother, the time of my childhood was the place where the fairly tales failed." (47) The loss of dreams for Edna has resulted in a loss of dreams and fantasy world for her children. The focus on the little mermaid is appropriate. Just as Edna makes the two girls into the tragic figure of the little mermaid by blaming their father for leaving/not leaving them, Edna continually makes her children into either the tragic figures or the villain by blaming them for her shattered dreams....   [tags: Landscape for a Good Woman Essays]

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Free Essays - Memories and Motherhood in Landscape for a Good Woman

- Memories and Motherhood in Landscape for a Good Woman The relevance and subsequent interpretation of memories as they relate to one's desire to mother ". . . refusal to reproduce oneself is a refusal to perpetuate what one is, that is, the way one understands oneself to be in the social world." -- pg. 84 In reading Carolyn Kay Steedman's Landscape for a Good Woman, two themes took center stage: Memories and Motherhood. As the book unfolds Steedman repeatedly points out that childhood memories are used by individuals for various purposes; rather than objective recollections dominated by facts, she proposes that they are more subjective in nature, likely to alter with time or a...   [tags: Landscape for a Good Woman Essays]

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Gertrude Jekyll: An Influence Landscape Architect

- Introduction Gertrude Jekyll,a famous British landscape gardener and craftswoman that dote about thousand of articles.Jekyll is well-known for the wonderful gardens in the nineteenth century(Wallinger,2012).At that time she became one of the premier landscapers of her day.Her work are still preserved well in different cities in Britain and other countries. This essay will mainly analysis about her design works,her illustration life and her design skills from her inspirations.There are different opinions about her garden design are linked with different theories.Jekyll may be seen as playing a vital role in garden design and landscape architecture.Now she is recognized as the most influent...   [tags: British lanscape gardner and craftswoman]

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Atwood and Lahiri's Death by Landscape and Sexy: Girls Finding Their Inner Woman

- “Death by Landscape” and “Sexy”, two short stories written by two very different authors; although different they share some similarities. “Death by Landscape’s” Margret Atwood is a Canadian writer who began writing in the early 1950s during her teens. Atwood published “Death by Landscape” in 1990 during the time in which the female faculty of Victoria College vocalized about feminism, Atwood since has portrayed her non-male characters with female power and promise in a man's world. The author of “Sexy” is Jhumpa Lahiri an Indian woman whose first literary collection debuted in 1999....   [tags: feminism, love, culture]

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Relativism And The Cultural Landscape Of America

- Introduction Relativism is quickly dominating the cultural landscape of America, as proponents propagate messages of open-mindedness, social and religious tolerance, situational ethics, and the nonexistence of objective truth. Although relativism receives universal application throughout every facet of the human experience, the philosophy becomes especially significant when addressing moral concerns, such as abortion, dying with dignity, etc. While the concept of relativism appears superficially progressive, promising to eradicate discrimination and innumerable social barriers, the philosophy proves irrational under scrutiny....   [tags: Morality, Truth, Moral relativism]

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Analysis of the Photos by TG KYE

-   In this written essay, I chose some photos which were shot by TG KYE, who is a Korean photojournalist.   1, The first photo I chose is about a boy who is jumping. Probably, he is jumping on a high hill, but TG did not shoot the hill that seems like the boy is flying. I think this photo is interesting and catches my eyes because it feels like a freedom. The visual field is wide, and the pose of the boy is also wide that he is stretching his arms and legs. In addition, he takes off his shirt and wears a very loose pants can also express that he does not have any constraint, that he is free....   [tags: boy, jumping, woman, landscape, moon]

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Urbanization in North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

- ... There life was simpler and there were no class tensions, the air was healthy, the people were interested in education and conversation, their manners genteel. In the North, however, the air was dirty, factories caused illness and death and money was valued more than learning. Margaret speaks of Helstone in a dreamy fashion to Henry Lennox in a very poetic and imaginative speech, “And I too change perpetually—now this, now that—now disappointed and peevish because all is not exactly as I had pictured it, and now suddenly discovering that the reality is far more beautiful than I had imagined it....   [tags: industrialization, conflicts, landscape]

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What role does the landscape play in contributing to three Australian

- In this essay I will consider the roles of city and country in three short stories; Water Them Geraniums by Henry Lawson, Short-Shift Saturday by Gavin Casey, and Trees Can Speak by Alan Marshall. I will argue through contributing to character development, they provide insight into the construction of contempory Australian identity. In Water Them Geraniums the outback is shown to be an emasculating force, particularly for women, that strips away their humanity until they function in a mechanical way to survive off the land....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Old Woman, By Marilyn Stokstad And Michael W. Cothren

- According to Marilyn Stokstad and Michael W. Cothren in Art History some artists of the Hellenistic period portrayed the world as they saw it, by representing people from every level of society. (Stokstad and Cothren, 2014). An example is a sculpture which is referred to as “the old woman”, produced by an unknown artist. This sculpture is not from Greek myth but instead is a portrayal of an elderly woman of the era. The marble statue of an old woman was originated in the late second century BC and is a perfect depiction of daily life in ancient Greece due to the beauty of its intricate detail and the artists portrayal of a member of society....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Metropolitan Museum of Art]

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Good Night Death

- John Donne and Dylan Thomas lived centuries apart with death being a very prominent part of each of their lives due to wars and plagues. The common theme of both poems is their attitudes towards death based on the belief of what happens to the human soul after the physical life comes to fruition. The authors’ beliefs influence their use of personification to conceptualize death to make it a more formidable adversary. The poems, “Death Be Not Proud” by John Donne, and “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night,” by Dylan Thomas share a likeness in the concept of death, but their views of death are as contrasting as the lives of the two authors....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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A Good Man Is Hard To Find

- "A Good Man is Hard to Find": The Grandmother's Grace Flannery O'Connor's "A Good Man is Hard to Find" tells the metaphorical tale of a family's fatal confrontation with The Misfit, an escaped serial killer. The incidents and characters throughout the story are aspects of a plot intending to symbolize the spiritual grace passed from one human to another, without regard for kindness or evil. The prominent character in O'Connor's story is the grandmother, who embodies this grace....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Relationship between Good and Evil

- "They (Indians) are not to blame, they have not a dog's chance--we should be like them if we settled here" (184) - Mr. McBryde, A Passage to India, 1912 During the early 1900s, the British people had been living among the Indian culture for an extended period of time. Several discrepancies had been established between these two groups due to stereotypes, prejudices, and ignorance. E.M. Forster implied his deepest aspirations for accord to ameliorate this quandary in his erudite novel, A Passage to India, written in 1912....   [tags: European Literature]

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Norse vs. Christian Mythology: The Beginning and the End

- It is human nature to question our surroundings. Even dating back to the earliest days of mankind, the “caveman,” there are records suggesting our ancestors believed in something bigger than themselves—a life beyond what they could see. This belief carried thousands of years, in many forms, including polytheism and monotheism. Two of these belief systems are those of the Norsemen and those of Christians. Set over a thousand years apart from each other, and in completely different parts of the globe, the highly contrasting traditions and folklore do not have much in common on first glance....   [tags: good and evil, revelation, bible, god]

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The Good Woman of Setzuan

- "As Shen Te stretches out her arms to them in desperation they disappear above, smiling and waving." (Pg. 106 "The Good Woman of Setzuan") The ending of "The Good Woman of Setzuan" leaves the readers a sensation that Shen Te was abandoned by the Gods eternally. Instead of the Gods leaving at the end of the play, they ought to stay in town for fairly longer just to assist Shen Te to resolve all the problems among her and her neighbors. It is reasonable that the Gods must teach the neighbors a lesson for using Shen Te....   [tags: The Good Woman of Setzuan]

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The Moral Right...or The Greater Good?

- Sex is a topic that is rarely openly discussed in America. Some would say that is an example of moral decency, others might argue that this is just a prudish mindset we inherited from early puritan settlers. Sex for pay or prostitution, is one concept so at odds with this taboo that it has been declared immoral and illegal. Forty-eight out of fifty states have decided that prostitution should be illegal. On the surface, this widespread ban on prostitution may appear to combat the spread disease and sex slavery, but, upon further inspection, this assertion might not be supported by facts....   [tags: Sexual Issues]

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Semiotics of the Landscape

- The secrets that are held within our hearts always find a way to express themselves. This is true of every individual. Our secret desires and experiences show themselves little by little through our dreams, our personalities, and even through our hobbies. This is a partial description of Sigmund Freud's theory of the unconscious mind. What secrets are being expressed in Margaret Atwood's short story which is called Death by Landscape. How are these secrets manifesting themselves through the story....   [tags: Death By Landscape, Margaret Atwoon, Freud]

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Women During The Romantic Era

- Women in the Romantic Era were a long way from being treated as equals; they were expected by society to find a husband, become a typical housewife, and a good mother. So what happens when women get tired of being treated horribly and try to fight back towards getting men to treat them as an equal. Both Mary Robinson’s, “The Poor Singing Dame” and Anna Barbauld’s “The Rights of Women” show great examples of how women in the Romantic Era were disrespected and degraded by men, whereas all they wanted was to be treated with respect and dignity....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Romanticism, Female]

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Through Another's Eyes: The Influence of Catholocism in Flannery O’Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find

- Brilliant and popular author Flannery O’Connor expounded, “I write the way I do because and only because I am a Catholic. I feel that if I were not a Catholic I would have no reason to write, no reason to see, no reason to feel horrified or even to enjoy anything” (Lifto). For this Southern writer, all comes into proper focus when viewed through the lens of faith. Thus, taking O’Connor at her word, one is warranted to investigate her short story, A Good Man is Hard to Find, through the lens of her unapologetic Catholic Christian beliefs....   [tags: God, Holy Spirit, Religion, Christianity]

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The Good Woman Of Setzuan

- The Good woman of Setzuan is a play written by Bertolt Brecht which brings in sympathetic feeling to the audience and the readers of play by using low economic warm hearted woman Shan Te, who is treated differently because of her status in the society. In Shen Te’s society, a woman is a considered second class because of her gender and economic status and men are considered best option for her survival. For instance, a policeman admits that the only way Shen Te could get out of poverty is to get man....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Social status, Gender role]

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Modernist Movement in Ford's Good Soldier and Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway

- Ford Madox Ford and Virginia Woolf were major contributors to the modernist movement. They, as well as others (such as James Joyce), were trying something new, by breaking down the boundaries of traditional writing. Ford's Good Soldier and Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway are two particular examples of the genre. These novels were not well-received in their own time. As time went on, however, the attitudes of the literary world changed and were able to finally see these works for what they really are – exemplary pieces of fiction, certainly worth merit....   [tags: Ford Woolf Dalloway Soldier Modern Essays]

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Welcome Home by Jack Levine and City Landscape by Francis Criss

- Both Welcome Home by Jack Levine and City Landscape by Francis Criss are pieces that can be seen in the “American Moderns, 1910-1960 From O'Keeffe to Rockwell” exhibit at Reynolda House, which is on loan from the Brooklyn Museum. The two pieces look quite different at a first glance, and this is true to an extent. The main similarity between the two, of course, is that they were both made by American artists in the modern art time period. Welcome Home was made in 1946, while City Landscape was made in 1934....   [tags: city landscape, satire, corruption]

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Gender And Portrayal Of Gender Roles

- Gender and the portrayal of gender roles in a film is an intriguing topic. It is interesting to uncover the way women have been idealized in our films, which mirrors the sentiments of the society of that period in time. Consequently, the thesis of this essay is a feminist approach that seeks to compare and contrast the gender roles of two films. The selected films are A few Good Men and Some Like it Hot. A Few Good Men (1992) is a classic American film, with classic gender disparity. The name itself is indication enough....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Gender identity]

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The History of "America’s Musical Landscape" by Jean Ferris

- In the text book America’s Musical Landscape by Jean Ferris, the book takes us through the history of the evolution of American music. The book delves into the different time periods of America’s music beginning with early North American music all the way to today’s modern music. Additionally, the book also explains how music, theater and film intertwine to provide some spectacular art. Jean Ferris finishes the book by exploring America’s concert music. Let us now take a closer look into the different time periods brought out in the book....   [tags: America’s Musical Landscape, Jean Ferris, ]

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Reading the Landscape and Reading a Human

- The narrator was eight years old and her brother was three when her mother died. They were raised by their father, maternal grandfather, and an old ranch hand named Chubb on land fenced in order to keep other people's cattle out and the wilderness in. On some nights, she recalls, the two children would go running through the moonlight, “through owl-call and cricket-chirp and frog-bellow… There is no other way to explain it: we'd run until Mother was alive. It was like blowing air on a fire, bringing coals to flame....   [tags: humanity, nature, landscape]

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Lack Of Gender Equality On The Working Space Is Not Fair

- In this sociality, the lack of gender equality in the working space is not fair. Every one should be equal. We live in United States where we are all suppose to be treated equally and not be doubt on what we can do because we are females. Females are as powerful and equal as men. In history the female sociality has made a big impact in our life 's now. They gained the respect for us to have a opportunity to vote and be successful in our careers has well as high paying jobs. But this issue of not having the same respect for men as for women is still proactive....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Women's rights, Women's suffrage]

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A Study on the Changes and Attributes of Contemporary Landscape Paintings

- Landscape painting has been a center of Oriental style painting and has portrayed the balance of nature as Wang Yu once said, "A landscape painting is the best of painting." Landscape painting has developed its dimension by reserving the inheritance of its spirituality and philosophy ever since Chinese landscape painting introduced into Korea. After 1945, contemporary Korean landscape painting was newly born while influenced by real rendering technique, ink philosophy, Western technique, and social changes of surrounding environment....   [tags: landscape paintings, paintings, art,]

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Edn A Woman Of A Perfect Woman

- every womanly grace and charm. If her husband did not adore her, he was a brute, deserving of death by slow torture. Her name was Adele Ratignolle" (IV pg 12). Edna can be like Madame Ratignolle who represents the mole of a perfect mother and wife. She represented all of the Creole woman, and everyone looks up to her. Chopin also show another path, or mole, Edna could take. Edna has the option of living all alone and keeping to herself like the character Mademoiselle Reisz. Edna couldn’t follow Madame Ratignolle path because Edna wasn’t satisfied with just being a mother and wife....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Novel, Want]

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The Is A Good Patriotic Man Or Woman?

- In American History, one must always be a good patriotic man or woman. In order to be that ideal good American, one must love their land and god over everything. Time came around and introduced the Progressive era into America, a time of greater change. However, change is portrayed different between the people and the government, different ideas, approaches, and battles to fight. To prove that one loves its home he or she must be willing to give up anything for their land, meaning their lives or even their children 's lives too....   [tags: United States]

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Analysis of woman in The Good Earth

- There is always a woman behind a successful man, and women can also contribute to a man's failure. In the book of The Good Earth, the protagonist WangLung is significantly influenced by his three women. They contribute tremendously to the inner psychological mentality of Wanglung. They also serve as the supporting base behind family structure. Wanglung were considered the masters in both family and society, O-lan contributed to the underlying foundation of the family, although not acknowledged, was a molder of their male counterparts, even superior to her husband....   [tags: Pearl S. Buck, literary analysis, men]

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Good and Evil on the Rail Case Study

- Good and Evil on the Rail Case Study Sanchez’s love for trains since his early teenage days led him to his career as a Locomotive Engineer in Metrolink commuter rail system. He loved his job, had a few disciplinary issues here and there; absences and failure to follow rules set mostly in the use of his cell phone during operation hours. On September 12, 2008, a day like any other, he was up ready for his daily routine. On this day, Sanchez was chatting with a teenage rail fan that he planned on sneaking in later in the day....   [tags: Railroad Expansion, America, Landscape, Trains]

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The, The Beauty Of A Woman

- Georgina is presented as a figure that could somewhat be considered as the epitome of the beauty of a woman. Rather than viewing the birthmark as a complement to her beauty, he sees it as a flaw that he must get rid of to guarantee that she remains beautiful to him. At no point does he stop to ask her opinion on the issue showing that it did not matter what she thought. All that mattered is that as her husband he did not like the birthmark and thus she had to get rid of it to make him happy. This is a clear indication life in a society where the differences in gender are used to exploit, divide, and isolate women....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Gender, Wife]

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The Good Earth By Pearl S. Buck : Women 's Social Status

- Women 's Social Status in Chinese Society One major aspect of the novel The Good Earth, by Pearl S. Buck, is how women are portrayed in China 's society. The novel shows different women through different perspectives, and eventually transforms the role of women in China. Women are shown in different social classes, but each woman 's role in society is based on her social status. Women are used for the work they accomplish, or just to be toyed around, doing whatever men want to do with them. In the novel, a fellow refugee talks about strangling a baby girl at birth or selling her as a slave for money....   [tags: Social class, Woman, Gender, The Good Earth]

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The Importance Of A Good Hearted Woman Period

- -Finances- You 're in a financial situation that is a heavy lift for anyone and it have you obligated for a long time. You 're a good hearted woman period and because you are so accommodating of good will perhaps it be adjusted. Let me share this with you and I 'm sure I 've told you these things before but this time the context is for you to review as an outside person evaluating someone else situations. Both my brother and I went into the military at the very same time he was drafted after he completed college and I volunteered right after high school....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Military]

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The Position Of The Woman Today

- The Position of the Woman Today Over the years, many things have changed. The cultural things that people used to practice in the 1900s at the moment can only be heard about and not be seen nowadays due to the complete changes in culture that have been experienced these days. At the moment, the situations facing us are full of many men and women who have no clue what their cultures were in the past and until today as well. Talking about the changes, the old age woman, also known as the true women, was a very different one from the ones we see nowadays....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, The Culture, Good and evil]

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Emancipation of a Woman in "Phenomenal Woman" by Maya Angelou

- Any girl could say she is a woman. It takes a strong woman to be a phenomenal woman. A phenomenal woman does not rely on others for financial, mental and social needs. A woman like this takes pride in her-self and doesn’t let anyone put her down. Throughout the times a woman strives for her independence to become her own individual in life. Phenomenal Woman, written by Maya Angelou, is a poem which is an anthem for all women’s strength in their own womanhood. (Angelou 1) The poem speaks out to us women as far as of where we are in society....   [tags: feminism, Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou, ]

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The Is A Woman?

- Matt (ie) mostly dressed as a woman because thinking about becoming an actual woman was too overwhelming and riddled with guilt. After a move to California Matt (ie) went into a deep depression and disassociation, strange phobia’s started to develop and Matt (ie) stopped going to school. Matt (ie) spent time in a hospital and started to get turned around a bit, but when talking with a therapist about wearing women’s clothes etc., the therapist stated “oh that’s fine, people do all sorts of stuff; let’s talk about your mother” Once again issues were pushed aside (lines 53-70)....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender identity]

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The Magazine : A Woman 's House

- The magazine also encouraged women to be better mothers and housewives. It was believed that there was no better career for a woman than being a housewife and if she wanted to pursue a career, she had to know how to be a proper housewife first. In one of the articles called “I’m So Glad to Be a Woman”, the article talked about how a woman should feel lucky that she got to play the role of the caretaker, cleaner, interior designer, laundress, cook, seamstress, and psychologist at home because it was as though all of the her dreams were coming true at once....   [tags: Woman, Marriage, Rape, Housewives]

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The New Woman By Bram Stoker

- The New Woman is a term which describes the rise of feminist power and status within the Victorian Era. The new woman opposes all acts of the traditional woman and is a female who fights for equality and status, and her own happiness. The traditional woman is someone who is controlled by her husband and children and keeps the living style well kept within the home, but has no other power or responsibilities outside of the home. In the novel “Dracula”, by Bram Stoker, Stoker’s view and support of the new women is not clearly presented because of the mix traits he has within his main female characters....   [tags: Dracula, Woman, Christina Rossetti]

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Analysis Of ' A Broken Hearted Woman '

- A broken hearted woman does not always lead to a scorned woman. Many stories both fictional and nonfictional leads a person to believe that most women either so frail that when their hearts are broken mostly from a bad relationship they usually go crazy by insanity seeking revenge or severe depression. Personal experience sheds light on them both. There was a women Kendall that loved her spouse Jasper more than her life itself. She would do all she knew humanly possible to do to make him happy....   [tags: Wife, Marriage, Woman, Husband]

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The Challenge Of Being A Woman

- The Challenge of Being a Woman In the eyes of the reader, Lämmchen was the optimistic wife of the main protagonist and as a woman in society struggling. When trouble arises in society or even between her and her husband, Lämmchen tries remaining claim and firm about the situation. Even though there are times when Lämmchen had panicked over the situation throughout Hans Fallada’s novel Little Man What Now, Lämmchen is determined to find an alternative solution. Even if Lämmchen tried being optimistic about her new life, she is struggled being a new wife, a new daughter, a new mother, and view as the new woman....   [tags: Woman, Marriage, Wife, Pregnancy]

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Gender Is A Man Or A Woman?

- What is gender. This question could simply be answered, to be a man or to be a woman, but what does that really mean. The definition of gender has fluctuated over time. Today it has caused a great debate on what it means to be male or female or what qualifies a male or female should have. Through time women have acquired more male attributes, not necessarily along the lines of genitalia, but strength and courage. Women continually become stronger, increasingly independent, and in a way more manly....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Woman, Female]

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Women 's Role As A Woman

- For decades being a woman consisted of having children and a husband. Women were often viewed as housewives, so they stayed home with their children, while their husband were providers. In addition, women did not usually pursue an education or career, because they were focused on being mothers and wives. Over the years women have evolved, because are breaking away from traditional views. Women are starting to focus more on themselves and worry less about being wives and mothers. For instance, women are more focused on furthering their education and finding a career....   [tags: Woman, Marriage, Family, Wife]

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The Wife Of Baths : A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman

- I am sure we all know what communication, females, males, and language all are. Separate they are all simple terms that we all have grown to understand. But what happens when we combine all of these together. Communication between both male and female is possible but at times it goes in the wrong direction. I have read three different texts in this collection: The Wife of Baths Tale, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, and the news coverage of a woman’s rights campaign, In a Scattered Protest, Saudi Women Take the Wheel....   [tags: Woman, Gender]

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The Importance Of A Good Listening Skill

- Listening can be defined as the way we received and interpret messages accurately during a communication. In organizations, a good listening skill can lead to an increase in productivity with fewer errors, customer satisfaction as well as an increase in information sharing that can in turn lead to more creative and innovative work. For example: a business woman listening to the type of products her customer is requesting from her. A good example of a website that offers instruction on how we can develop our listening skill is www.skillyouneed.com.( Feminism, 2015)....   [tags: Customer, Good, Management]

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Woman Sexual Content On Television

- When I was growing up it was common to see woman on woman sexual content on television and in movies. I was restricted while growing up to what my parents would allow me to watch and I still experienced this type of behavior. When I was growing up and even today’s family shows and movies will have scenes with two girls that are heterosexual flirting with each other. This would not be acceptable if it were two heterosexual males flirting with each other. I want to find out why there is a double standard when it comes to bisexual females....   [tags: Female, Woman, Homosexuality, Gender]

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A Good Woman is Hard to Find

- Characterization Essay A Good Woman is Hard To Find In the story "A Good Man is Hard to Find" the grandmother displays several qualities that make her a villain. Throughout the story the author Flannery O'Connor gives details of the grandmother's imperfections. O'Connor describes many different aspects of the lifestyle that this family lives portrayed by the life of the wicked grandmother, giving numerous examples of her bad character. In the story the grandmother clearly states that she does not want to go to Florida, but to East Tennessee where her other family lives....   [tags: American Literature]

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My Pennsylvania Landscapes

- All of my life, I have lived in Bradford Woods, Pennsylvania. As it is only a half-hour drive away, I also consider the city of Pittsburgh as part my home. Beyond that, I can also say that Pennsylvania, as a whole, is an area that I am from. There are many things that make this landscape unique; that let me know that it is “home.” These range from the shape of the land itself to the architecture of houses. One way that I know when I am home is when I am in “my hills,” as I selfishly call them....   [tags: Pennsylvania Landscapes]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Phenomenal Woman '

- The poem "Phenomenal Woman is a poetic poem that women can relate to. It is a celebration of womanhood and femininity It expresses the jealousy, difference, and attitude that women see towards each other and how mean persee them. Every stanza is filled with explanations on how a woman should be confident with the way she looks and reveals woman 's attributes as a phenomenal woman. Angelou tries to show her confidence by stating the body parts that show that confidence and inner strength. This can be seen every line of the poem....   [tags: Confidence, Self-confidence, Poetry, Woman]

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The Importance Of A Woman And The Hierarchy Of A Male

- Literature evokes the reader to form a whirlpool of ideas and emotions. One famous author that has been able to gain a vast audience is Kate Chopin. She has published many short stories such as “Story of an Hour”,” A Pair of Silt Stockings”, “A Respectable Women”, “Desiree 's Baby” and “The Storm” . These stories cause people to question whether their assumptions of a novel are correct. Two major themes that Chopin promotes throughout most of her work, is the importance of a woman and the hierarchy of a male....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Short story]

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The Woman 's Expectation And The Society

- Under the pressure of the unequally, the stereotype that woman is always the supporters rather than the main finance of the family. Through the feminist lense, Chopin creates the female character who is powerless oppressed by her husband individually, but the woman 's expectation and the society generally. By contrasting Edna thought with each different characters, Chopin portrays Edna transformation through the adversity around her and how it affect her mind of state in which implying society has the effect to how people behave, acts and thinks....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Women's suffrage, Gender]

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Women As A Woman Of Society

- Throughout literature’s history, female authors have been hardly recognized for their groundbreaking and eye-opening accounts of what it means to be a woman of society. In most cases of early literature, women are portrayed as weak and unintelligent characters who rely solely on their male counterparts. Also during this time period, it would be shocking to have women character in some stories, especially since their purpose is only secondary to that of the male protagonist. But, in the late 17th to early 18th century, a crop of courageous women began publishing their works, beginning the literary feminist movement....   [tags: Feminism, Woman, Gender, 18th century]

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The Burden Of Being A Woman

- The burden of being a woman Just a few lines to tell you that this article is all about myself - for no other purpose do I write. I make no apologies for being egotistical. This article is for the ladies, not to preach or to persuade but just a good old fashioned yarn. To be a girl is a curse, deep within we all believe that. Living this lie of ‘’equality between the sexes’, the war is over ladies. we have lost. Now I could sit here all day and quote feminist woman and their rising actions, instead I’m going to tell you the truth....   [tags: Woman, Girl, Female, 20th century]

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Double Standards For A Woman

- According to Merriam Webster dictionary, a double standard is a situation in which two people, groups, etc., are treated very differently from each other in a way that is unfair to one of them. For years and years there has always been an issue when it comes to double standards. Women have been given them since the beginning of time; whether it is in their relationships with the opposite sex, the household duties, or simply having an opinion. Double standards are still effective in today’s world....   [tags: Female, Woman, Gender, The Scarlet Letter]

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Landscape Of Transcription Of Human Genome

- Landscape of Transcription in Human Cells INTRODUCTION RNA have functions of the coding, regulation, decoding, and gene expression. RNA highlights the sequential output from genomes which gives the genetic information. They define the cell’s regulatory capabilities by their synthesis, translation, transport, processing, and modification. DNA and RNA i.e. the nucleic acids and cellular proteins are the three most concerned macromolecules essential responsible for the existence of life as we know it....   [tags: DNA, Gene, RNA, Genetics]

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Android : Changing The Mobile Landscape

- In an influential 2011 article, “Android: Changing the Mobile Landscape,” Margaret Butler, founder and CEO of a company that creates mobile applications, convinces readers that Androids rapid development through recent years making Android a huge success, winning hearts of both consumers and mobile application developers [1]. In November 2007, an open platform for all kinds of mobile devices were introduced [2]. This development is led by multiple companies under the umbrella of the Open Handset Alliance, which is a global alliance between technology and mobile industry leaders with an aim of developing and fostering a breed of innovation for mobile devices allowing a better user experience...   [tags: IPhone, Mobile phone, App Store, Smartphone]

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Women Of The New Woman

- In the 1920s, women from every social standing were empowered through the role they played in the first world war. Following, there emerged a “new woman” who was independent, who was “eager to do something ‘useful’ in the world” (Honey 1). Yet, this newfound independence was a spectacular facade. Although the theory of the new woman gaining pride and independence was a glorious thought, there was an inescapable dependence on men that was present in every social and economic class. Even women like Doris who was in control of almost every social situation she encountered had to flirt with men, who she frankly did not like one bit, to get by in life....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Prostitution]

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The Woman Of All Ages

- Although many women have internalized the sexism of the world they live in, not many realize that it may impact their lives in some way or form. Nia Rhoney is a fellow classmate and great friend who now attends Clemson University. I selected Nia because she was not your average girl. Her views on the world are nonchalant and she does not take on the conformities that are expected of a regular teenage girl. Destinee Green is my first cousin. She is a very educated individual who is involved tremendously in the community which has allowed her to become a lively, well-rounded person....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Women's suffrage, Woman]

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Nanny : A Black Woman

- Nanny is Janie’s grandmother who took care of her since her mother abandoned her as a baby. Nanny uses her power as an authority over Janie to make her marry Logan Killicks. Logan Killicks is Janie’s first husband and he is a man she does not want to marry. But Nanny forces her and tells Janie that a marriage for a black woman is about being stable (money and land) and marriage is not about falling in love. She says that love will come later in the marriage and so Janie listens and does as she is told....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Marriage]

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What Is The Perfect Woman?

- What is the perfect women. According to society, it is someone that is size zero, tall, and is found on the front page of a magazines or found on television. Teenage girls, preteen girls see these perfect women and want to become them. This is the society in which we live now. This is what the documentary in class talked about. It showed that that in society we still betray women as the weaker sex’s. Woman still get lesser pay, objectified as objects, and have less of chance for advancing their career....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Gender role]

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The Good Vs. Evil

- Good v. Evil In today’s world, there are many different opinions and perceptions of what is good and what is evil. The way people think can be different from their neighbor, their parents, their kids, their spouse, etc. The way each individual lives their life is different from the next, their morals, their opinions, and what their opinions are on what is good or evil. This being said, good vs. evil is strictly based off of one’s perspective, according to their religion, political views , and cultural background....   [tags: Religion, God, Good and evil]

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The American Landscape of Literature

- The authors J.D Salinger and Joseph Heller have created novels that depict the American landscape based on spirit, culture, identity and values. American spirit is defined through rebellion in both novels. J.D Salinger captures rebellion through Holden’s refusal to go with the flow of society, and Joseph Heller shows rebellion using Yossarian to capture rebellion by his ideals that it is better to survive then fight in a war while most Americans uphold the belief that it is an honor to sacrifice oneself for one’s country....   [tags: Literary Analysis, J.D Salinger, Joseph Heller]

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A Good Man Is Hard To Find”

- One of the most memorable lines from “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” comes from the Misfit when he says, “She would have been a good woman if it had been someone there to shoot her for every minute of her life (O’Connor 309).” Flannery O’Connor’s depiction of Christian faith can be seen in almost all of her works. Inevitably, the plots in all of O’Connor’s stories end with a shocking conclusion, and this leaves the reader with freedom to interpret the central idea. From the endless list of themes that O’Connor embeds into her stories, “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” is largely influenced by divine grace, hypocrisy, bitter reality, and white supremacy....   [tags: A Good Man Is Hard To Find Essays]

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The Role Of Being A Woman

- In her life, Hazel Morse falls into the enticing role of being a woman. She realizes that the attention of men made her who she was and that was all she needed in her life. Eventually the high of being praised and loved by many wears off. She then wants to give up what she made herself to be, a good sport, but it turns out to be a battle, a battle that she thinks she can handle and endure through men, getting drunk, and even death. Hazel struggles with the role of being a woman throughout the short story which influences her to turn to death and alcoholism to ultimately escape this burden that is placed upon her by men....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Human, Alcoholic beverage]

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The Woman Born : Motherhood As Experience And Institution

- In Adrienne Rich’s book “Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution,” where Rich illustrates her own life experience as a woman, a poet, a feminist, and a mother she states, “We need to imagine a world in which every woman is the presiding genius of her own body. In such a world women will truly create new life, bringing forth not only children if and as we choose but the visions, and the thinking, necessary to sustain, console and alter human existence-a new relationship to the universe” (Rich, Adrienne)....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Wife, Family]

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A Woman 's Worth By Indu Sundaresan

- A Woman’s Worth When one speaks of women’s issues, the general reaction is that of frustration. It seems that the 21st century general society is already tired of hearing about the issues that women face even when approximately half the world’s population is female (UNPD, 2002). In Indu Sundaresan’s The Twentieth Wife, the topic pervasive of gender inequality is explored through Mehrunnisa’s life experiences. Mehrunnisa’s story gives insight into the situation and social status of women in 16th century India....   [tags: Gender, Marriage, Woman, Wife]

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What It 's Like Being A Woman

- What It’s Like Being a Woman in Literature Female authors are often classified into their own genre in literature. Being a female author counts as a minority because as in many aspects of life, women lack support and interest from others. This is mainly because for such a long time women were uneducated and had low literacy rates so men were the ones to succeed in literature. Women tend to include their struggles and experiences with being a woman in their work. As for Judith Ortiz Cofer, she relates most of her literary works to the themes of identity and gender....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Literature, Fiction]

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Good Morning, Vietnam: Not Historically Accurate

- “Here’s a little riddle for you. What's the difference between the army and the Cub Scouts. Cub Scouts don't have heavy artillery!” Adrian Cronauer tried to bring a kind of relief to the people of the war through his radio show. Cronauer was a United States Air Force sergeant and radio broadcaster who inspired the movie Good Morning, Vietnam. The Vietnam War, which was by far the longest war the United States has participated in, went on from 1945 until 1975. Even though the United States was involved with the war since the 50’s, by aiding France, they did not send troops until 1965....   [tags: Good Morning, Vietnam Essays]

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A Woman 's Marriage By Kate Chopin

- A Woman’s Marriage “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” was said by Mignon McLaughlin. Marriage is made up of components that not everyone can see or understand. Marriage for women between the 19th and 20th centuries has changed in certain aspects, but mostly stayed stagnant. The background of these marriages is supported by public literary works, laws enacted against women, and the overall treatment of women in marriages through the two centuries....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Woman]

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Political Landscape of Hinundayan

- Even if I am here on the other side of the world, miles and miles away from home. Still, I cannot avoid myself to breeze and speak about the coming Local Government Election. Once again, we have the power to change the political landscape of Hinundayan. Our town has come to a crossroad, and we are here to witness as the door opens for us to exercise our rights to choose a person to whom we strongly believe and have complete confidence that he/she has true commitment to public service as the head of our Local Government....   [tags: Politics]

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Suspenseful Plot in Wilkie Collins' The Woman in White

- The nineteenth century mystery novel The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins excites the reader with detailed descriptions and a suspenseful plot. The testimony of multiple characters reveals the story of Laura Fairlie’s arranged marriage to Sir Percival Glyde. Percival’s friend, Count Fosco, is at his side, and Marian Halcombe, Laura’s half-sister, is at her side. Walter Hartright, a watercolor artist, finds himself residing with Laura temporarily as he is hired to teach her his art. The two soon fall in love, changing Laura’s plans to marry Percival....   [tags: the woman in white]

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The Woman Warrior By Maxine Hong Kingston

- The woman warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston is a collection of stories that blends between childhood memories, traditional Chinese stories and fictional stories. Maxine Kingston was born in the United States to Chinese immigrant parents. Growing up as a Chinese American woman, Kingston was exposed to gender roles defined by the traditional Chinese culture and the American culture. Thus, throughout woman warrior, Kingston portrays the conflict between the traditional Chinese gender roles and American gender roles and her viewpoint towards the issue....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Femininity]

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A Woman 's Work : A Feminist Approach

- A Woman’s Work: A Feminist Approach to Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl” Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl” shows in society how a woman should be placed and what it means to be a woman. A women doesn’t question her partner, instead she is subservient to him. A woman’s duties include staying at home taking care of the children and cooking; while the man works and brings home the money. A feministic approach to Kincaid’s “Girl” points to the idea of the stereotypes that women can only be what they do in the home, they should only be pure and virtuous, and their main focus should be satisfying their husband....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Gender, Female]

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Good And Evil Are Bedfellows in Flannery O’Connor A Good Man is Hard to Find

- The Flannery O’Connor story “A Good Man is Hard to Find” illustrates a parallel between the Misfit and the grandmother, showing that good and evil are not mutually exclusive in an individual. The grandmother and the Misfit display a flowing, changing state of character, representative of this shift. Flannery O’Connor develops these two characters on the surface as simply being a good person and a bad person. However, there is more to each character than the surface level, as they exhibit traits that wouldn’t ordinarily seem fitting in regards to what would be expected....   [tags: A Good Man is Hard to Find Essays]

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What makes "Good" Characters Good in "Dracula" by Bram Stoker

- In the book Dracula by Bram Stoker, he portrays the good characters as people who would wilfully go out of their way to help people without expecting anything in return. Some examples of this would be Dr. Van Helsing and his friends and people who try to help Lucy get back to normal. An example of why Van Helsing is so good is that when Dr. Seward asked him to come help Lucy when she was sick, he stopped whatever work he was doing and went to help Dr. Van Helsing was a vital part in helping to stop Dracula because he was an expert on Vampires....   [tags: Dracula, Bram Stoker, good, characters,]

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The Woman Warrior By Maxine Hong Kingston

- The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston portrays the complicated relationship between her and her mother, while growing up as a Chinese female in an American environment. She was surrounded by expectations and ideals about the inferior role that her culture imposed on women. In an ongoing battle with herself and her heritage, Kingston struggles to escape limitations on women that Chinese culture set. However, she eventually learns to accept both cultures as part of who she is. I was able to related to her as a Chinese female born and raised in America....   [tags: Family, Hong Kong, The Woman Warrior]

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The Everglades: Florida's Unique Landscape of Change

- The Overflowed Lands Act of 1850 approved 81,000 km2 of federal land to be given to the State of Florida, which marks the start of the economic history of southern Florida. The International Improvement Fund (IIF) then used these granted lands in 1855 to encourage development by means of land reclamation. Railroad and canal companies were then given land in an effort to make new lands accessible for colonization. In the late 1800’s, land drainage projects were headed by prosperous entrepreneurs and the first railroad completed its connection with Miami, serving to provide access to southern Florida....   [tags: Southern Florida, Economic History, Landscape]

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The Power Of The Woman

- The Power of the Woman The Canterbury Tales by Gregory Chaucer are set around the time of Medieval England. Specifically, “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” takes place during King Arthur’s rule in the 600s. In, “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” Gregory Chaucer uses satire as a form of humor to point out the underlying power that women have in Medieval England. As the knight struggles to find out what women desire most, he stumbles upon this old woman known as Crone. After the knight grants his freedom he must answer to the old woman and do whatever she wants, thus leading her to take control over his life....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Marriage, Women]

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The Woman Of A Man

- There was once a woman who stood beneath a tower, which lay in a thick forest, and had neither stair nor door, but a small window at the tower’s peak. This elderly, brittle woman visited this mighty tower daily; upon her arrival, the old woman would at all times shout the following: ‘Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair to me.’ Upon the recitation of these words, a young woman would wrap her unusually long, fair hair around a hook beside the window, dropping it twenty ells down so the elderly woman may climb it like a rope to Rapunzel’s tower room....   [tags: Woman, Female, Girl, Boy]

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