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The Hand By Gabrielle Colette

- Submission is a set of dominant behaviors involving the obedience of one person to another, which can be considered nowadays as an immoral intolerance. Submissiveness, generally directed towards women, has always existed throughout history. Even Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette’s short story “The Hand” brings out this oppressive notion at her times. Through the use of literary devices such as symbolism and characterization (which might also involve imagery), the author portrays this idea of women’s submissiveness to their husband’s dominance in a marriage....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Marriage, Wife]

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Colette Conroy's Theatre And The Body

- Colette Conroy, senior lecturer of drama at University of Hull, in her work Theatre and the Body, discusses how the body is used within performance. Conroy focuses on four fundamental issues: bodies and meaning, bodies and power, bodies and mind, and bodies and culture. This paper will discuss bodies and meaning, power and culture in association with The Nether, Lysistrata, and Disgraced respectively. Conroy employs the works of Ludwig Wittgenstein, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Judith Baker, and many others to help discuss the purpose of human bodies within theatre....   [tags: Human body, Human anatomy, Michel Foucault, Plato]

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The Vagabond by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

- The Vagabond by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette The Vagabond, written by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, is a story of romance set in turn-of-the-century Paris and several provincial towns. The novel was published in France in 1911 and later published in 1955 for the English audience. The Vagabond is recognized as one of Colette's best-known pre-war work, her post-war works being better known. The novel definitely sits high on history's literary shelf. Using such elements as style, technique, theme, an uncomplicated theme and supernumerary characters, Colette dramatizes the life of her Parisian heroine, thus creating a masterpiece of literary history....   [tags: Papers]

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Colette Dowling's The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independency

- Colette Dowling's The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independency In her book, The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independency, Ms. Colette Dowling states her belief in a condition which she names "the Cinderella complex", being an intricate system of beliefs put upon women which make them feel as if they must be submissive to the wills of others, seemingly less intelligent than they truly are. However, with a more detailed analysis of the tale of Cinderella, Dowling would have realized that this is not a completely accurate naming of her discovered complex....   [tags: Dowling Cinderella Complex Essays]

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A Critique of Colette Dowling?s excerpt of The Cinderella Complex: Wo

- The “battle of the sexes” that rages on today is just as strong as it has always been. Although an ever-increasing number of opinions are being heard and made known, many people are still ignorant and hold on to traditional views that can sometimes be damaging. Even though there has been much progress in the ways of communication and understanding, much is still needed to be done and improved upon. Colette Dowling is a well-respected author on women’s psychological issues who uses her personal experiences and insights to enlighten women about themselves....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Housewives and Prisioners: Chopin, Colette, Godwin

- Housewives and Prisoners in their World All three writings, “The Story of an Hour,” “A Sorrowful Woman” and “The Hand” portray the long led belief that women are obligated to carrying the burden’s of a household. The belief that they should surrender their own desires and needs to care for the needs of their families still lingers in society today. Similarly, the women are in a marriage they will not leave, bare the burden of submission, have a love and dislike for their spouses, and desire freedom from the imprisonment they feel in their life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Collette Dinnigan's Designs

- Collette Dinnigan’s designs possess an elegant, soft and ethereal sensation reflecting her individual style and ultimately resulting in her worldwide success. Her are designs for all ages from infant through to bridal wear and established her self-titled label, Collette Dinnigan in 1990. She is well known for her lingerie and bridal wear which has featured in Vogue magazine. Dinnigan’s garments are carefully hand-made in Sydney, Australia; according to Dinnigan “The product itself is not necessarily about a new shape each season; it’s much more about the detail to me....   [tags: Fashion ]

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Review of Carlo Goldoni´s The Foxy Widow

- The UIC Theater presented Carlo Goldoni’s The Foxy Widow directed by Paola Coletto. The Foxy Widow is set in the 18th century in Venice, Italy; where Rosaura, a widow, is seeking a suitable match so she can be a widow again someday. After spending most of her youth on an arranged marriage with an old wealthy man, Rosaura searched for “true” love with no boundaries and make up for lost time with a young man instead. After a party, four young men had fallen for the widow Rosaura. Each one of the four men had different backgrounds, cultures, personalities, and passions....   [tags: UIC Theater, Paolo Coletto]

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Short Story: Hush Hush

- Hello, lovelies. I'm Alice. Alice Corlette; or so, that's what I was once called. Now. Oh, dear. I'm afraid you'll have to read my story to find out. But beware; as cliche as it sounds...curiousity killed the cat. And so, let the story begin. The night that started this whole damn thing. In the dark of my room, around ten at night, the doorknob rattles ferociously, waking me with fear clouding my thoughts. Dad. Was he here for another...round. I can't do this for much longer. Seventeen years old, still involuntarily living in the same, trashy apartment as my piss ant of a dad....   [tags: alice corlette, innocent man]

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Mauriel�s Wedding : Character Analysis Of Muel's Wedding

- Muriel’s Wedding Desperate for acceptance and a loving husband, Muriel Heslop (Toni Collette) armed with $12,000 stolen from her lifeless family embarks on a life-altering journey. Together, with her new-found friend, Rhonda Epinstalk (Rachel Griffiths) Muriel endures the ups and downs of being the opposite of a feminine, popular woman. Porpoise Spit—a small Australian suburban town near the sea that is built upon 90s stereotypes. The typical supressed housewife, the strong, independent husband and their children that are prime examples of stereotypical lazy, Australian bogans....   [tags: Muriel's Wedding, ABBA, Toni Collette]

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