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How is Sympathy Provoked in ‘Piano’ and ‘Crabbit Old Woman’?

- In the two poems Crabbit Old Woman and Piano, both the writers use language to provoke sympathy towards a person and their situation by using the present and the past tense to build up emotions. In the poem Piano, Lawrence introduces us to his childhood using a piano. He describes to us what his childhood memories used to be like with his mother, and what comfort he used to have in her presence. The first two lines of each of the three stanzas are all in present tense and the rhyme scheme is rhyming cuplets....   [tags: Sympathy, Piano, Crabbit Old Woman, poetry, D.H. L]

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Old Man and Old Woman as Marital Guide

- Old Man and Old Woman as Marital Guide   "Old Man and Old Woman," a retelling of a Native American myth by Chewing Blackbones, a Blackfoot Indian, should serve as a lesson to all couples in how a good relationship works. In today’s society there is a great need for people to understand how to make their relationships successful. As the divorce rate gets higher every year; small children have begun to think that getting a divorce is something that is normal and to be expected. This story shows how to work through problems with a give-and-take approach where you make compromises, yet still stand up for yourself when you believe your convictions cannot be compromised....   [tags: Old Man Old Woman Essays]

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A Relationship With A Lonely Old Woman Named Mrs. Stearns

- ... Although something like this may not exactly be the most ‘exciting’ event in a story, a reader can understand the reality of the situation, and may be able to put themselves in these boys’ shoes. After dealing with their mother’s abandonment, the reader gets the sense that this woman may be able to serve as a prominent mother figure, but once again, they are left alone after her sudden death. As the boys are not quite sure how to deal with the death of Mrs. Sterns, they took a horseback ride 11 miles out of town, to see the McPheron brothers....   [tags: Woman, Girl, Boy, Infant]

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The Old Woman and Miss Cunegund

- Candide is a satirical piece written by Voltaire, the great French historian and philosopher during the Age of Enlightenment. There are two contrasting female characters in the literature. Cunegund is the daughter of a baron who experiences unbearable miseries. An unnamed old woman is a servant of Cunegund who was born as a daughter of a Pope. Candide, who is Cunegund’s lover, is also a traveling companion. Even though both Cunegund and the old woman share similarities in their respective lives, and possess admirable strength, they contrast in that the old woman is pessimistic and realistic while Cunegund is optimistic and impractical....   [tags: Character Anlysis, Comparisons]

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The Old Woman and Miss Cunegund

- Candide is a satirical piece written by Voltaire, the great French historian and philosopher during the Age of Enlightenment. There are two contrasting female characters in the literature. Cunegund is the daughter of a baron who experiences unbearable miseries. An unnamed old woman is a servant of Cunegund who was born as a daughter of a Pope. Candide, who is Cunegund’s lover, is also a traveling companion. While Cunegund and the old woman both possess admirable strength, the old woman is pessimistic although realistic, whereas Cunegund is optimistic but impractical....   [tags: Candide, Voltaire, Analysis]

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The Old Woman and Her Dreams

- The old woman believed in dreams. She believed that a faithful heart made dreams come true. All one had to do was embrace a dream in their heart, to see it with the mind’s eye, and it would come to pass. She trusted that whatever you truly and faithfully believed would be what you experienced for eternity. Right now, however, the old woman’s dream was for a simple bit of strength. The old woman might as well have been trying to break an oak log in half. Instead, she was simply, but unsuccessfully, trying to snap the long, thin, branch she held in her gnarled hands....   [tags: short story, recount]

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The Old Woman - Original Writing

- ... Indeed, I had labored for days over what questions to ask, and whether or not to ask the difficult ones, and if I did, exactly how to phrase them. Their life together had been a long, close, happy one, and I did not look forward to opening any painful wounds. Instead, I seemed to have sparked delightful memories. She looked at me inquisitively, apparently bewildered by my confused silence. Then she laughed again, and reached a frail hand out to the table to retrieve a glass of iced tea that sat there....   [tags: Iced tea, Tea, Laughter, Lipton]

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Leslie Silko's, Yellow Woman: An Old Myth Changed into a Modern Story

- Yellow Woman Introduction: The concept of the change and longevity of the fairy tale (or myth) is well illustrated in the story “Yellow Woman” by Leslie Silko. Not only is the story a modern explanation of a traditional Native American myth, but the style that Silko uses to tell it evokes and adapts the oral communication style that those old myths were passed down with. The story is also very self-consciously aware of its place as a modern revision of a myth, and makes many internal references to this aspect of itself....   [tags: literary criticism, literary analysis]

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New Delhi : A Year Old Woman

- Sabina, a nineteen-year-old woman from New Delhi, India, awaits her parent’s decision on a prospective groom for her to be married to. Sabina’s family situation was not the best. Her father was an alcoholic, with no job; her mother worked odd jobs just to make ends meet. Keen to get her married soon, her parent would line up potential matches. Since the family was desperately in need for money they would marry their daughter off to the man with the highest bid. The highest bid was finally pronounced, Sabina had no choice but to be married to a man twice her age....   [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]

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Analysing Blessing and An Old Woman`

- Analysing Blessing and An Old Woman Poetry from other Cultures Question 2 Culture means the beliefs, traditions, and customs of people within a society. Fundamental aspects of a culture are faith, values, and history. People that share a culture also share its beliefs and ways of life, which are different to others. Poetry is an effective way of describing and exploring a culture, and events within it, because certain aspects can be expressed with vivid descriptions, and imagery that would be unsuitable in other types of text....   [tags: Poetry Imtiaz Dharker Arun Kolatkar Essays]

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A Testimony From An 82 Year Old Woman

- ... On that same day a Japanese soldier, came into his house and ordered he wanted a woman. Chen’s mother was pregnant at the time so instead he took Chen 's aunt. The soldier took her into another room and was going to rape her. Chen stated that his aunt was an educated woman and would not let the soldier rape her. So she began to struggle until the Japanese soldier stabbed her six times. The soldier brought her back to the room Chen was in and Chen witnessed his aunt 's death right in front of him and losing his dad in the same day....   [tags: World War II, Empire of Japan]

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The, Pistols, And Politics : How Going West Changed The Role Of The American Woman

- Petticoats, Pistols, and Politics: How Going West Changed the Role of the American Woman I can remember listening to the stories of Sacajawea and Betty Ross in Elementary school. As I sat and imagined a young mother leading a company of men eight thousand miles across the untamed territory, I immediately pictured myself as the indian squaw. I daydreamed of being far away from the restraints of the stuffy, fluorescent lit classroom, free and wild, running with wolves. I was left believing that the Indian girl that journed west was an exception to her gender....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Woman, American Old West]

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Contrasting Adam and Eve and Old Man and Old Woman

- Contrasting Adam and Eve and Old Man and Old Woman        Chewing Blackbones’ Indian myth entitled "Old Man and Old Woman" is so similar to the well-known creation story of "Adam and Eve" from the Christian Bible that some readers see them as essentially the same. I do not, and a close examination reveals that the two stories differ in very important ways. The Indian myth "Old Man and Old Woman" begins, "Long, long ago, there were only two persons in the world: Old Man and Old Woman" (538). In the beginning of Christian creation story, the two characters, Adam and Eve, are also the only two people in the world....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Theme of Death as Explored in Crabbit Old Woman, Remember, and Refugee Mother and Child

- In the three poems Crabbit Old Woman, Remember, and Refugee Mother and Child, the similar theme is death. Remember is a sonnet by Christina Rossetti, which goes into the thoughts of a dying woman imploring her lover to forever remember her, only to change her mind after the volta. Phyllis McCormack’s Crabbit Old Woman tells of an old lady’s opinion on her nurses’ perception of her. Refugee Mother and Child, written by Chinua Achebe, is an emotive poem which depicts a mother’s unwavering devotion towards her dying son....   [tags: Poetry Analysis]

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Legal Case Study: 62 year old woman with skin cancer

- Legal Case Study Following the review of a medical error about a 62-year-old woman with skin cancer who experienced wrong-site surgery I will summarize the legal and liability aspects of this case, as well as explore the legal and ethical implications of disclosing errors. In addition, I will discuss the pros and cons of having the provider disclose and empathize for the error to the patient. Finally, I will identify ways the nurse leaders can learn from this situation, help prevent similar kinds of medical errors from happening, and assist the providers and organization to effectively disclose information to patients after such an error occurs....   [tags: medical, health care, solution]

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Spartan Women : The Old Man Is A Great Woman

- ... Burstein, Walter Donlan, and Jennifer Tolbert Roberts. "Becoming a Spartan Woman." Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History. New York: Oxford UP, 1999. 143. Print) Whereas Athenian women only received one-sixth the amount that their brothers inherited. Spartan women inherited three times as more than their Athenian sisters. Spartan women were also allowed and even encouraged to be educated, whereas the education of Athenian girls was almost nonexistent. In Athens the majority of girls “… received merely a basic training in how to run the household, generally from their mothers....   [tags: Sparta, Marriage, Ancient Greece]

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Comparing Ageing in A Crabbit Old Woman and My Grandmother

- Ageing in A Crabbit Old Woman and My Grandmother The two poems, 'A Crabbit Old Woman' and 'My Grandmother' portray the experience of ageing in very different ways. In 'A Crabbit Old Woman' the poem is written from the old woman's perspective when 'My Grandmother is written from the narrator's point of view. The beginning of the poem 'The Crabbit Old Woman' starts when the woman is old in a nursing home and she is expressing her annoyance at the nurses. "What do you see, nurses. When you're looking at me." The old woman then tells us about each stage and change of her life....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Individual vs. Society in Daisy Miller and Old Woman Magoun

- Individual vs. Society in Daisy Miller and Old Woman Henry James’ "Daisy Miller, A Study" and Mary Wilkins Freeman’s "Old Woman Magoun" contain morally ambiguous conflicts between individuals and society. Both of these short stories are tales in which strong, individual women directly conflict with their respective destructive male societies, attempting to uphold innocence while flouting societal rules and expectations. Freeman and James both construct strong female individuals in different guises....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Portrayal of Indian Marriages in the Stories The Old Woman and The Bhorwani Marriage

- The Portrayal of Indian Marriages in the Stories The Old Woman and The Bhorwani Marriage Culture is comprised of those things which we tend to cherish, and those things, which are important to us, being therefore the accepted and patterned ways of behaviour of a given people. India is one of the richest countries in the importance it gives to its culture and heritage. Marriage forms an important of Indian culture and traditions and is considered as one of the major pillars of society....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of Katherine Mansfield 's ' Miss Brill '

- ... She feels “a tingling in her hands and arms” as she walks outside, an excitement for leaving the physical isolation. Miss Brill, however, remains socially isolated with no companions on her excursion. This forces her to find entertainment in her own imagination and other people’s conversations. She becomes “quite an expert…at sitting in other people’s lives just for a minute while they talked around her.” Since she does not communicate with anyone, she finds pleasure in eavesdropping on others’ conversations....   [tags: Mind, Imagination, Old age, Woman]

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The Old Man

- ... He let go of Vickie’s hair and she got up from the kneeling position. She reached for her pants and pulled down her jeans. The panties followed much to the amazement and glee of the old man. “You have a wonderful body down there young woman.” he said as he looked at Vickie’s shapely form. “It is designed to please.” said Vickie with a giggle. “I have to ask again. Would you accept my raw cock, without protection. I am a clean man.” said the old man. “Well, I am a clean girl also. I made sure to remain clean....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Woman, Female]

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New Year, Old Inequality

- New Year, Old Inequality As a young woman in the 21st century I find it difficult to fathom the concept of Inequality. I don’t understand why as a woman I should be treated differently to a man. Growing up in a strong female environment I was made aware when I was being treated differently because I was a girl, whether it was by my older brother or a boy in the playground. I wouldn’t label myself a ‘femi-nazi’ or a strong feminist, but I definitely agree with gender equality. I don’t understand why we as a nation can let something as important as equality slip through the fingers of our government....   [tags: Woman, Feminism, Gender, Abuse]

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Interview, An Older Man And A Older Woman

- In this research paper, my task is to interview an older man and an older woman about their life experiences on how they experience aging differently based on the time period. The stories are discussed from a past and present perspective to understand the different roles a older man and a older woman takes. I have the opportunity to examine what steps a man and a woman take when facing a conflict and how they overcome it. The time period examines if people age successfully depending on their education, income and employment....   [tags: Social class, Working class, Old age, Marxism]

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The Old Spice Commercial, The Man Your Man Could Smell Like

- ... Those two actions alone, strengthens Mustafa’s credibility as the ideal of the “perfect man”. The commercial utilizes the logic of the sex sells as an effective advertising strategy. For years, Old Spice products and commercials as well were targeting elder men and women, and that brought about the name “Old” Spice. By making advertisements and products more sexually driven, the company has changed their strategy and created more advertisements and products that appeal to the newer generation....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Male, Woman]

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The Power Of The Woman

- ... She tells him, if he can find out what it is that women desire the most within a year, then he will be able to avoid death. As the knight searches through the town he receives a variety of answers. Some women say they desire: wealth and treasure, honor, pleasure, fancy clothes, and others happiness. During the knight’s search for the answer he sees the ferry woman (also known as Crone) in order to have someone to confide about the challenges he is facing while finding the answer to the Queen’s question....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Marriage, Women]

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The Woman Of A Man

- ... He rode home, but the singing had so deeply touched his heart, that every day he went out into the forest and listened to it. Once when he was thus standing behind a tree, he saw that an enchantress came there, and he heard how she cried: ‘Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair to me.’ Thusly, Rapunzel let down the braids of her hair for the enchantress to climb up to her. 'If that is the ladder by which one mounts, I too will try my fortune, ' said he, and the next day when it began to grow dark, he went to the tower and bellowed: ‘Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair to me.’ Just as she had done her entire life, Rapunzel let her hair down, anticipating her usual caretaker....   [tags: Woman, Female, Girl, Boy]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Old Maids ' By Sandra Cisneros

- ... She does not say “my” relatives, instead she says “the” relatives thereby making one think if she purposely chose “the” to signify distance with those relatives or if the relatives are not an important aspect of her life. Even more so with the last stanza of the poem we can see the lessons she learned. Cisneros states “Aunt Ariadne, / Tía Vashti, / Comadre Penelope, / querida Malintzín, / Señora Pumpkin Shell-/lessons that served us well”. Each name of an aunt represents a lesson she has learned....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Wedding, Gender]

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The Advertisement Being Analyzed, An Old Spice Commercial

- ... The aura the model conveys is of an ambient environment that is clean and natural. The setup is on an island with clear blue skies and a shower next to him. This has a visual effect on the audience especially ladies since it portrays a sense of freshness and fragrance in paradise. It appeals to women to ask their men to try this product to experience such heavenly ambiance. The other question the model asks is whether ladies should let their men use Old Spice body wash but is indefinite on the answer....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Transgender]

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You Are Never to Old to Live Your Dream

- According to the online article titled “Going To College At 63: 'You're Never Too Old To Live Your Dream'” Ms. Natale is not too old to complete her degree. In this article a woman tells her life story about hardships that she endured throughout her life that was a big result as to why she wasn’t able to finish high school or attend college at the age she should have done so. The woman states in the article that, and I paraphrase “you’re never too old to go back to school as long as you have breath in your body.” In class we watched a documentary titled Over 90 and loving it and a score of people that ranged from the age of 90 to over 100 years old were being interview...   [tags: old, school, caregiver]

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An Opinion About Being A Woman

- ... Most likely their mother was raised up and been through the same thing. It is like a life cycle and will be passed on to generations to generation until someone come in and change these laws and help give women their self-respect and independence back. Women in Egypt lifestyle In Egypt the laws itself is an enemy of women’s rights (Goldschmidt & Davidson, 2013). As a woman being in Egypt polygamy is legal only for men (Sezgin, 2011). A man can be divorce his wife at any time for no reason to be proven anyone in court....   [tags: Education, Poverty, Woman, Marriage]

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The Woman 's Expectation And The Society

- ... Known as one of "the mother women at Grand Isle", Adele puts her family as the first priority like always, and that she is totally "idolized her children, worshiped her husband". By completely "efface" herself to dominate the society lifestyle, Adele 's image is saw as a dream lady, charming and beautiful which her husband would be "brute" and "[deserve] his death by not adoring her. Differ from Adele, Reisz is an passion independent artist who is "self-assertive" both in her physical needs and mentally decisions....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Women's suffrage, Gender]

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Presentation Of Femininity : Old English And Middle English Texts And The Way

- ... Mark Griffith has noted that the trait of courage is ‘generally a male one’ and by relating it to a female, the text demonstrates efforts to ‘masculinise and heroise Judith by the redirecting of gendered language.’ Although this feature of the text shows clear evidence of treating any person in battle as a hero regardless of gender, Griffith’s comments highlight the fact that there were many differences between masculinity and femininity and even seemingly minor details such as the phrasing of language can result in what can be seen as a view that femininity on its own is weak and must be paired up with masculine language and methods such as battle in order to display courage in its tr...   [tags: Gender, Woman, Middle English, Masculinity]

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The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes

- The Old Gringo by Carlos Fuentes      The Old Gringo is a fiction novel written by one of Latin America's most renowned and eloquent authors, Carlos Fuentes. Filled with war, adventure, love and more, this novel takes you back to the Mexican revolution fought in 1912. This contemporary fiction is based on many themes found and experienced by the main characters in this novel. The relationship between Mexico and the United States, the drive to find one's true self and the different ways two men need a woman are only a few themes contained in this story....   [tags: Old Gringo Carlos Fuentes Essays]

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The Woman Warrior By Maxine Hong Kingston

- ... Kingston starts the story of Fa Mu Lan by describing her encounter with an old couple who convinces her to become a warrior. Incidentally, in a traditional Chinese society, women have a specific job. That is, to be a good wife and to bare children. A woman is simply a failure if she becomes something else. However, the old couple Fa mu Lan meets on top of the mountain, convinces her to become a warrior by stating “You can avenge your village…You can recapture the harvests the thieves have taken....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Femininity]

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The Old Maid - My Delia Dilemma

- The Old Maid  - My Delia Dilemma      In my first reading of The Old Maid, I found it hard to dissect the character of Delia.  Edith Wharton made me work hard to figure Delia out by not spelling her out directly, but bringing her on gradually.  After subsequent readings however, I saw this story as a sort of coming of age story about Delia Lovell and not about an old maid. Although the title is surely meant to reflect our feelings for the character of Charlotte, whom it seemed was destined to become an old maid in the eyes of Delia, Wharton uses the character of Charlotte as does Delia, to tell a story of a woman who gets a second chance and does everything in her power not to mess it up...   [tags: Old Maid Essays]

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Gender Roles And Society 's Expectations Of The Man And The Woman

- ... It most likely was the first to have written down in ink that the man must be powerful and head of the household while the woman be his helper by being a nurturer. In the book of Genesis, it says that man was made first and then woman was made from one rib of the man’s in order to give him company and be able to bare children with the woman. In the book of Proverbs Chapter 31:10-31 tells of a worthy woman. This excerpt is a guide on how to be a worthy woman, which is her taking care of the household (domestic responsibilities), live for her husband and kids, knitting, sewing, tending to her garden, etc....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Transgender]

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The Old Testament Of The Bible

- ... Even in other arguments, like in class, it was debated that Ham had committed sexual acts with his mother instead of his father, which is why he cursed him. Although this story, like Sodom, seems to accuse a particular community of unacceptable behavior, the sin is not clearly stated as being homosexuality. One of the strongest evidence of biblical opposition to homosexuality comes from the book of Leviticus, which insists, “Do not lie with a male as one does with a female; it is an abomination” and “If a male lies with a male as one does with a female, the two of them have committed an abomination; they shall be put to death” (20:13)....   [tags: Bible, Old Testament, Homosexuality]

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A Woman With My Daughter For Two Bags Of Corn

- One Night with my Daughter for Two Bags of Corn: A Feminist Analysis of Objectification and Traditional Gender Roles in “The Reeve’s Tale”. The impact of taking away a character’s voice and actions results in dehumanizing that character. Within “The Reeve’s Tale”, the two women in this tale are not equals to the men of the story and are interchangeable with a few bags of corn. This is noted by the constant objectification of women and traditional gender roles that do not allow for a female voice....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Patriarchy]

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Love Should Decide A Woman 's Career

- ... The field of musicology has a history of elevating composers above everyone else—and of viewing music composition as an essentially masculine type of creativity. Without a feminist lens, it is all too easy to view the wife of a composer as either a passive muse or a destructive force. Yet the more immediately appealing subjects for feminist musicology are women who can challenge male-dominated historiography on its own terms—those with their own independent careers in composition or another music-related profession....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Kurt Weill, Musicology]

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Unraveling of Myths in Porter’s Old Mortality

- Unraveling of Myths in Porter’s Old Mortality “There was a kind of faded merriment in the background, with its vase of flowers and its draped velvet curtains, the kind of case and the kind of curtains that no one would have any more. The clothes were not even romantic-looking, bur merely most terribly out of fashion, and the whole affair was associated, in the minds of the little girls, with dead things: the smell of Grandmother’s medicated cigarettes and her furniture that smelled of beeswax, and her old-fashioned perfume, Orange Flower....   [tags: Porter’s Old Mortality]

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Garcia-Marquez's A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

- Garcia-Marquez's “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” Symbolism is often used to subtlely enhance a story’s meaning by adding emphasis and details to the story line. However, Garcia-Marquez, in “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”, cloaks his tale for children in a dreamlike quality conveyed purely through symbolism. Clues to his intended meaning can be drawn from the old winged man whom the story revolves around, from the metamorphous of the family who take him in, and from outsiders’ reaction to this phenomenon....   [tags: Very Old Man with Enormous Wings]

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The Testament Of The Old Testament

- In society today, skepticism has increasingly bound to Christianity as if it was page in the Bible itself. It has become evident from both historical and scholarly studies that, we as a human race, should question the very existence of God. The Old Testament bridges this gap between God and his people and the resemblance between the two testaments is strikingly similar. It is evident that God is seen as: Father, Redeemer, Holy, and Savior. These realities are found in both testaments, yet why is there a need for the Old Testament....   [tags: Bible, New Testament, Old Testament, Jesus]

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Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman

- Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman A person's identity cannot be given to her, instead a person must achieve a sense of her character through personal experience and self-reflection. In "No Name Woman", Maxine Hong Kingston recalls the events of her aunt's life in the vague world of her Chinese roots. The story of her aunt is told by her mother and Kingston recreates the events into an exploratory story to help herself figure out what part of her identity is Chinese and help her better understand the Chinese culture....   [tags: Kingston's Autobiography No Name Woman]

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Analysis of When You are Old, by William Butler Yeats

- Analysis of When You are Old, by William Butler Yeats      When You are Old, by William Butler Yeats, represents and elderly woman reminiscing of her younger days. A past lover whispers to her as she looks through a photo album. Basically, Yeats is showing that as the woman gets older, she is alone, but she does not have to be lonely. She will always have her memories for companionship.      'When you are old and grey and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire' (l.1-2) depicts the woman in her age, needing to nap more frequently....   [tags: Analysis Old Poem Poetry Yeats Essays Papers]

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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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Psychological Disorders : Old Age And Prevalence

- PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS; OLD AGE AND PREVALENCE The study was related to the psychological disorders in old age people and its prevalence. The design of study was cross-sectional in which they have designed a structured questionnaires to determine the relationship between the age factors with different mental problems in old age. The major objective of current study is to examine the relationship between old age and psychological problems. They created two hypothesis one was null hypothesis about there is no significant relationship between old age and psychological disorders, and alternate hypothesis that there is a significant relationship between old age and psychological disorders....   [tags: Sociology, Mental disorder, Old age, Psychiatry]

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The Death Penalty On The Old And New Testaments

- The Holy Bible speaks about the death penalty in both the Old and New Testaments. In the Old Testament the death penalty is certain and instantly applied whenever one commits a crime. This began to change in the New Testament, as crimes could be defined as against the law or worthy of death (Holy Bible: NT), and as Jesus Christ began to minister to all people. There are places in the New Testament that suggest that if people break the law they deserve to be put to death, but in other places God speaks of mercy for those who are innocent or have committed a lesser offenses....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Bible, Old Testament]

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The Myth of the Latin Woman

- Identity is a group of characteristics, data or information that belongs exactly to one person or a group of people and that make it possible to establish differences between them. The consciousness that people have about themselves is part of their identity as well as what makes them unique. According to psychologists, identity is a consistent definition of one’s self as a unique individual, in terms of role, attitudes, beliefs and aspirations. Identity tries to define who people are, what they are, where they go or what they want to be or to do....   [tags: The Myth of the Latin Woman, Culture]

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The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

- Analysis of The Dance of Anger The Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships by Harriet Lerner, Ph.D. takes a deeper look into anger and how it influences our lives in different personal relationships such as with significant others, parents, children, friends, and co-workers. Anger is not an expression that women have been able to express as freely as men. However, it is an emotion that everyone has. Sugar and spice and everything nice is what girls are said to be made of....   [tags: woman and anger, interactions]

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Syrian Woman

- Syrian Woman Profile This portrait from the Riley collection is believed to have been taken off a funerary monument from Palmyra, Syria, in the early third century CE. Based on research of the lives of the Palmyrens and their funerary reliefs, a vague but somewhat accurate picture of the woman can be assembled. This woman was most likely a freeborn, although lower class, woman. Based on the known trends of Syrian art at the given period, it is likely that the woman had vey little monetary wealth upon her death, explaining the lack of any jewlery besides the headress being depicted in this statue....   [tags: Art Painting Syrian Woman Essays]

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The Ideal Image Of A Woman

- ... A majority of the models in the advertisements are petite; advertisers are making people who are already small even smaller than what they are revealing to others. The models who work in advertising even mentions how they even feel depress about their appearance and how it is a lot of work to live up to what society pictures models to be. If models are not even the ideal image of a woman, how do they expect the average woman to try and accomplish this image. Most women are already self-conscious about their physique and tend to question their role in society....   [tags: Woman, Female, Girl, Sexual objectification]

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Women Is A Man Or Woman?

- ... When comparing men to women off the bat you can see one difference in their physical figure. Men have much more strength then women do. It’s more common to see a woman in a domestic relationship then it is to see a man in one but men can still be victims of a domestic relationship. Decades ago men were held as a superior to women, making it believed that men were more valuable in a society then women were. Even though women and men are supposed to be treated equal now there is still that feeling were men are held at a higher level....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Transgender]

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The Burden Of Being A Woman

- ... What if you had said no to marriage. What if you had a career, a brilliant career at that. Why are we still constantly raising girls to be conventional. Your only goal as a parent should be to give your children a past they do not have to recover from when they are old enough so why do we give them a baby and bottle to play with at the age of two, why must we as a whole be so misogynistic. Your children are going to look back upon you and your parenting and wish they had guidance and someone to push them through the barriers of modern society....   [tags: Woman, Girl, Female, 20th century]

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Realistic and Magical Elements of A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

- Realistic and Magical Elements of A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings      "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" is a renowned short story written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. It was published in 1955. Gabriel Garcia Marquez was born and spent his childhood in Colombia but has lived in Paris and Mexico. As for the work that made him famous, "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" is considered by most an archetype of Magical Realism. When reading "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings," one comes across many elements of Magical Realism....   [tags: Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Essays]

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Magical Realism in Context: Analysis of A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

- Magical Realism in Context: Analysis of A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings      From the beginning of "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," the ordinary begins to confront the extraordinary. This short story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, one of the most famous Latin American authors, was introduced to the world in 1955. By examining the "magical" and "realistic" elements of this short story, the theoretical term given to an emerging art form of the mid- twentieth century can be applied to a work of literature....   [tags: Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Essays]

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The Loss of Faith Exposed in A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

- The Loss of Faith Exposed in A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings        “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is about a small religious town that is faced with having to believe or not believe in something that once held an extremely important place in Catholic history. The inciting incident is when Pelayo finds the bedraggled angel face down in the mud. The rising actions occur within the treatment of the angel by Pelayo, Elisenda and the town’s people, and also in the questioning of the angel by Father Gonzaga....   [tags: Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Essays]

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Magical and Sublime Characteristics of A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- Magical and Sublime Characteristics of A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings       "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings" is a short fiction story written by Gabriel Garcia Marquez in 1955. It has both characteristics of magical realism and of the modern sublime. Therefore, Magical Realism and the Sublime seem to be related in many ways depending on how a person looks at a story. From all of the research I have read, magical realism and the sublime help to explain the characteristics of one another....   [tags: Very Old Man with Enormous Wings Essays]

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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

- ... In her essay, “The Myth of the Latin Woman,” Ortiz Cofer goes through her experiences with stereotypes she has had to deal with in the past. She says “My personal goal in my public life is to try to replace the old pervasive stereotypes and myths about Latinas with a much more interesting set of realities” and that is what she strives to emphasize in her work (Ortiz Cofer 207). “The Myth of the Latin Woman” is an eye-opener to the exclusions not just Hispanics face but women as well. The difficulty with being a female writer, to Judith Ortiz Cofer was that she did not have the support from her peers as she wish she did....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Literature, Fiction]

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Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman by Marjorie Shostak

- “Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman” by Marjorie Shostak      In the book, “Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman,” written by Marjorie Shostak; is a culturally shocking and extremely touching book about a woman who had gone through many struggles and horrific tragedies in her life. This book also emphasizes the perspective of most of the women in the society. There are many striking issues in this book that the people of the !Kung tribe go through.      Marjorie Shostak, an anthropologist who had written this book had studies the !Kung tribe for two years....   [tags: Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman]

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Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior

- Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior Maxine Hong Kingston's novel, The Woman Warrior is a semi-autobiographical collection of short stories that chronicles her childhood in California. It gives the reader a feeling of how it feels like to be a Chinese American girl growing up with traditional parents in a world that is quite different from theirs....   [tags: Kingston Woman Warrior]

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Review Of ' Eighty Nine- Year- Old Paul Matteson '

- ... Byram Karasu, chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine wrote that elderly people feel detached from society in many situations of loss, all of which are most prevalent within the elderly population. The most common such events are losing a spouse or multiple close friends (Botek, 2015). Moving from home into an end-of-life health care facility can also cause significant feelings of loss, especially in those who have lived in their homes for many years....   [tags: Old age, Gerontology, Middle age, Ageing]

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Feminism Is The Advocacy Of A Woman 's Body

- Feminism Feminism is a word that has been given a bad name over time. Today in media we have made fun of it and have even come up with a counter word to mock everything feminism stands for: meninism. Feminism is the advocacy of a women rights on the grounds of political, social, and economic equality to man. Why stop there. Every man and woman needs to be able to have the same rights everywhere. Many men and woman are oppressed because of the lack of feminism today. Feminism would affect millions all over the world including males, and transgender....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Dress code, Transgender]

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Woman Givers And Yentl By The Yeshiva Boy

- ... This is juxtaposed by the men’s educational books which facilitate the learning and opportunities that only men should receive. As natural instinct, both Yentl and Sara initially want to make their loved ones happy by following this old way of existing. This is especially true for their fathers because as Sara’s father points out: “it says in the Torah: What’s a woman without a man. Less than nothing—a blotted out existence. No life on earth and no hope in heaven” (Singer, 205). Their society teaches them that women are nothing if they are not serving a man, whether that be their father or husband....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Gender role]

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No Name Woman By Maxine Hong Kingston

- ... The reason why Delia is made to do this menial occupation is because in this era, there were relatively no job opportunities for women, especially if they were black (Hurston 378). In addition, the reader can see gender discrimination and inequality by the way Delia is treated by her husband (Hurston 378-379, 382-384). In this short story, it appears that Delia didn’t go to the police because by seeking help, she may have been looked down upon by authority for rebelling against the dominant male figure in her life....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Maxine Hong Kingston]

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Olive Schreiner 's Woman And Labor

- ... She believed that if women were able to shake off those detrimental perceptions, then one day they would also be in governance, and they would settle many issues in society. The text portrays that in twentieth-century South Africa, women were restricted and constrained more as technology developed. Schreiner states that, “Man 's attitude towards women who are not engaged in domestic labour; toward that vast and always increasing body of women, who as modern conditions develop are thrown out into the stream of modern economic life to sustain themselves and often others by their own labour; and who yet are there bound hand and foot, not by the intellectual or physical limitations of their...   [tags: Sociology, Woman, Human body, Gender]

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Leslie Marmon Silko's Lullaby, Storyteller, and Yellow Woman

- Leslie Marmon Silko's Lullaby, Storyteller, and Yellow Woman Leslie Marmon Silko?s work is set apart due to her Native American Heritage. She writes through ?Indian eyes. which makes her stories very different from others. Silko is a Pueblo Indian and was educated in one of the governments. BIA schools. She knows the culture of the white man, which is not uncommon for modern American Indians. Her work is powerful and educating at the same time.      In this paper, I will discuss three different works by Silko (Lullaby, Storyteller, and Yellow Woman)....   [tags: Silko Lullaby Storyteller Yellow Woman Essays]

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Peter Taylor's The Old Forest

- Peter Taylor's The Old Forest Critics have continuously characterized Peter Taylor’s work, as a social critique of the South and how it shows “the effects of cultural inheritance on its people” (Bryant 66). In his story, “The Old Forest,” Taylor examines the regional history and social structures that shaped his own past and how breaking the architecture that has existed for generations is not easily accomplished. Although it takes place in 1937, with progressive girls and college students filling the city of Memphis with intellectualism and open sexuality, the social constructions of the past, most specifically the descendents of plantation owners and rich socialites, are not easily forgo...   [tags: Peter Taylor Old Forest Essays]

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A Woman Who Has Influenced My Life

- ... I truly do aspire to have a life like that one day, hopefully being able to work as well as being home with my babies and watch them grow. In class we read an article entitled “Why Woman Can’t Have it All” and the whole time my aunt was on my mind and how she seems to make it all work. My aunt truly is an amazing, strong, beautiful female figure in my life and I am so fortunate to have had her as a role model. Kim, born in Sacramento, was raised in Rio Linda with 6 of her siblings. Raised by both her mom and dad, she revealed that her most important females in her life were her mom and her older siblings....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Woman]

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When You Are Old By. Yeats

- ... Generally, the aforementioned words are not associated with beauty, but with old age and death. Since they are stressed, both the reader and the addressed pay more attention to them. The first word of the poem, “when” though unstressed, reiterates that she will indeed get old. It is not a matter of if she gets old, but instead when she gets old. The certainty of the word “when” paired with the stressed adjectives reveal to the subject an old, alienated version of herself. In doing so, the poet-speaker has created uneasy feelings within the beloved about her ominous future....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme scheme, Syllable, Rhyme]

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Trevor Rhone's Old Story Time

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The Woman Of Bath 's Story From The Canterbury Tales

- ... What happens when in a very common Canterbury Tale show women that in literature in fourteenth century women acted the same as men and they were just as ridiculed. The story the Wife of Bath tells on the way to Canterbury is one of rape, fidelity, and personal choices. It is a tale within which the central character is not a heroic figure in a traditional sense and which explores the lengths to which someone will go to possibly save his head, but which one. The Wife of Bath relates a tale within which a woman is shown to have a voice when women normally had not been allowed to express themselves....   [tags: Woman, Female, Gender, The Canterbury Tales]

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The Life Of A Old Farmer

- ... During the day, she would do her chores and help her mother and father, as any good farm girl would. She dreamed of one day becoming a more talented sorceress than even her grandmother. She would use her magic for good, helping others and teaching those who did not understand about magic. She would open a magic shop, and finally give her parents the wealth they so dearly deserved. By the time she was sixteen, the day’s work had begun to take its toll on her parents. Father’s eyes sagged, and he walked as if bones could no longer support him....   [tags: Family, Mother, Wicca, Witchcraft]

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Adler, Cindy, The Old Man

- ... “Yes,” my father said. “This is my daughter, Cali.” “Oh, how adorable she is. Everybody at Rudy 's will absolutely love her, so young and sweet.” “Well, yes. I 'm sure they will.” My father replied, playing along with a less than sincere smile as if to amuse the old woman. “Now if you could just tell us where we’d be able to find this Rudy 's?” “Just down the road a little yonder.” said the old man while pointing a shaky finger seemingly in the restaurant’s direction. “You can 't miss it.” “Well, thank you very much.” my father responded nodding his head to the both of them....   [tags: Mother, Father, The Look, Late at Night]

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Woman At Point Zero By Nawal El Saadawi

- ... The fact that men believe they are better than women. And Saadawi put an amazing amount of emphasis on the fact that Firdaus is just as intelligent and just as capable of doing things any man could. Yet women are essentially slaves to their male companions. They have no control over anything. For instance, When Bayoumi asks Firdaus what fruit she wants, Firdaus doesn’t know due to the fact that she’s never been allowed to have an opinion before. She’s never even thought about her own opinion before, so when she does choose, she chooses the cheaper option of fruit, rather than what she really wanted....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Human sexuality]

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Defining Old Age and Aging

- Ralph Waldo Emerson alleged the statement that “it is time to be old, to take in sail.” But what, in fact, does it mean to be old. Does it mean to be wrinkly, feeble, and grumpy. Or does it mean to be happy, successful, and satisfied. It is without a doubt that today’s culture has set many stereotypes and classifications on old age. In this paper, I will address many topics on how old age is defined. First of all, I will describe the ways in which the elderly are perceived in both my culture and my family....   [tags: Social Studies]

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Gender Stereotypes : Old Spice

- ... Thus, women are more likely to purchase Old Spice Body Wash for their man, in hopes that it will make them similar to the hyper masculine figure in the ad. The ad also appeals to the emotions of men by portraying an ideal image of what a “real man” should look like by using a fit, attractive man in the commercial, implying that they are not the man that their woman desires. The man in the ad represents the traditional masculine stereotyped characteristics of sex appeal, a muscular body, and self-confidence....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Masculinity, Male]

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Analysis of the First Paragraph in Porter’s Old Mortality

- Analysis of the First Paragraph in Porter’s Old Mortality First, I would like to make some broad generalizations about Katherine Anne Porter’s stories. The selections of stories that I have read could be considered stories about transition, passage from an old world to a new. There is a prolific amount of life and death imagery related to changes from slavery to freedom, aristocracy to middle-class, and birth to death. Her stories contain characters from several generations and the narratives move through out this multi-generational consciousness....   [tags: Porter’s Old Mortality]

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Life of a Sensuous Woman and A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

- Ihara Saikaku’s Life of a Sensuous Woman written in the 17th century and Mary Woolstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Woman written in the 18th century are powerful literary works that advocated feminism during the time when women were oppressed members of our societies. These two works have a century old age difference and the authors of both works have made a distinctive attempt to shed a light towards the issues that nobody considered significant during that time. Despite these differences between the two texts, they both skillfully manage to present revolutionary ways women can liberate themselves from oppression laden upon them by the society since the beginning of humanity....   [tags: Oppression of Women]

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