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A Remarkable Woman Of The Early West

- Margaret Ann Martin was born in Greenfield, Nelson County, Virginia on January 20th, 1834. Her parents were Hudson Martin and Nancy Thorpe. Hudson Marton was born in Virginia in 1765. At the close of the Revolutionary War, Giddeon Martin, his after moved to Kentucky. Giddeon Martin had fought for seven years in the Revolution under General George Washington. Hudsont Martin and Nancy Thorpe were married March 22nd, 1824. The following children were born to this union John, their only son, and daughters Jane, Mahalley, Margaret Ann, Nancy and Jennie....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Duchess As a Very Remarkable Woman in a Man's World

- The Duchess As a Very Remarkable Woman in a Man's World The Duchess is clearly the central figure in the play and manages to dominate proceedings, despite the untouchable power of her brothers and the firmly established patriarchal system in early-16th century Italy. She displays many admirably qualities, although her courageous strength and passion could be perceived as threatening in a male-dominated society. The Duchess is the sole female figure with any sort of power and respect in Webster's play....   [tags: Papers]

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Mildred Bond and the Great Migration : A Remarkable Family Woman

- To future generations, Since founded in 1829, Decatur Illinois has been a medium sized, working-middle class town that has dwelled on the values of family and hard work. “Back when I moved here, Decatur was very affluent, and was a great place to raise a family,” My great-grandmother Mildred explained. Grandma Mildred was born as Mildred Ligon in Brownsville, Tennessee on October 5th, 1936. It wasn’t until November 10th, 1955 that 19-year-old high school graduate, Mildred and her husband, Albert-Lee, would travel north to Decatur in search of better job opportunities, and to start a new generation of love....   [tags: Family, African-American, Marriage]

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Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results

- Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results The book Fish!: A Remarkable Way to Boost Morale and Improve Results is a fictional story about a woman thrust into single parenthood and a leadership position she’s not too sure she is ready for. The story follows Mary Jane through the tedious task of turning the third floor ‘Toxic Waste Dump’ into a high energy environment where the workers actually enjoy being there and working with each other.      At first, Mary Jane resorted to taking her lunch breaks outside of the office so she could avoid the snide remarks of other employees and internal customers of ‘First Guarantee Financial.’ One day while on her lunch, she decides to...   [tags: Fish boost Morale Essays]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Phenomenal Woman ' By Maya Angelou

- Society creates the thought of what makes an ideal woman; however, Maya Angelou shows us what truly makes an authentic woman in her poem, “Phenomenal Woman.” The word “Phenomenal” is defined as something that is magnificent, remarkable, breathtaking, as well as extraordinary. This poem illustrates confidence and beauty from within, instead of the conventional view that society tends to have, which only focuses on the appearance. She shows how to acknowledge womanhood. One is able to appreciate the poem, even further, by analyzing many of the poetry elements that Maya Angelou illustrates, such as imagery, tone, and diction....   [tags: Poetry, Woman, Maya Angelou, Lyric poetry]

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Liberal Ideas and Weimar Culture as Both Remarkable and Horrendous

- During the fourteen years of relative peace following the crisis of the Great War and preceding Adolf Hitler’s brutal dictatorship, Germany experienced an unprecedented outburst of artistic creativity and scientific innovation. Both as a multi-coalitional and the first democratic government, the Weimar Republic was off to an unstable start in the early 1920’s and had its legitimacy and authority challenged by left and right extremists alike. After the worst effects of the 1923 hyperinflation subsided, however, the Weimar Republic facilitated an atmosphere that was conducive to liberal and intellectual experimentation....   [tags: German, Gender, Degeneration]

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The Remarkable Ayn Rand

- The Remarkable Ayn Rand     "If a life can have a 'theme song' - and I believe that every worthwhile one has - mine is [best] expressed in one word: Individualism." (qtd. in ARI)  This quote from Ayn Rand can be applied to everything she did or thought during her life.  Born in St. Petersburg, Russia on February 2, 1905, Rand felt out of place in her native country.  She didn't agree with the prevailing ideas of mysticism and collectivism that formed the Russian government and society.  So at age 21, in 1926, she sailed to the United States.  It was in the US that Ayn Rand made a name for herself, and began a new philosophy that would affect people around the world....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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A Remarkable Man, My Idol, My Grandfather

- A Remarkable Man, My Idol, My Grandfather Dr. Benre’s comments: Marty paints a telling portrait of her step-grandfather, but never relies merely on telling the reader. Small anecdotes about her grandfather, as well as some of his habits, gave Marty’s story a much more powerful presentation that it would have if she had simply told the readers that he was neat and kind. More importantly, she maintains a significance to her story which travels from beginning to end. She uses her story to play on emotions without crossing the line into melodrama and makes a telling point in her conclusion....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Annie Oakley : The Most Famous And Remembered Woman From The Western Time Period

- Annie Oakley is regarded as the most famous and remembered woman from the western time period. She transformed the stereotypes that women were fighting against in the time period. Women faced pressures in their social and physical lives. Every thing they did was scrutinized by men and other women if not within the stereotype of a typical woman. Annie Oakley’s legacy after her death is that of a woman that stood out regardless of what others thought. She is remembered as the greatest woman shooter in history....   [tags: Woman, Gender role, Buffalo Bill, Wild West Shows]

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Adrienne Rich's Of Woman Born – The End of Motherhood

- Of Woman Born – The End of Motherhood In Of Woman Born, Adrienne Rich effectively weaves her own story into a convincing account of what it means to become a mother within the bonds of patriarchal culture. Her conclusion that the institution of motherhood, which she distinguishes from motherhood, must be destroyed in order to release the creation and sustenance of life into the same realm of decision, struggle, surprise, imagination, and conscious intelligence, as any other difficult, but freely chosen work is substantiated by her courageous confession that contradicts culturally normative notions of motherhood....   [tags: Adrienne Rich Woman Born Essays]

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A Woman of Wonder

- Joan of Arc, known also as Jeanne d’Arc came into this world on the 6th of January, 1412 in the village of Dormremy. She left this world at the tender age of 19 on the 30th of May, 1431. Domremy was in the district of Champagne in northeastern France. Joan of Arc is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church as well as being a national heroine to the French. During the “Hundred Years War” with England she saved France from being defeated. Joan of Arc is oftentimes referred to as the Maid of Orléans in tribute to her victory....   [tags: Biography ]

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Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman

- Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman "A highly fictive text [whose non-fiction label gives] the appearance of being an actual representation of Asian American experience in the broader public sphere." (Gloria Chun, "The High Note") Such a disparaging remark about the misleading nature of Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior has been readily refuted, notably by Leilani Nishime, who proposes in her essay "Engendering Genre..." that it is a text that transcends genre confines; it challenges traditional definitions of genre and demands redefinitions....   [tags: Chinese Society Oppression Essays]

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The Tragedy of Being Born a Woman

- ... She is wealthy and well off, and she fits right into Gatsby's elaborate dream. The imagery present in this quote describes Daisy and all that she represents, as an illusion of innocence but also the reality of corruption. Jordan Baker, a professional golfer of questionable integrity, is a friend of Daisy’s who like her, represents women of a particular class. She and Daisy spent their "white girlhoods" together. Jordan is a young, single woman of wealth, admired by men wherever she goes. She dates Nick Carraway casually, but seems offended when he is the first man not to fall for her charm....   [tags: Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby]

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Phenomenal Woman by, Mya Angelou

- Phenomenal Woman by, Mya Angelou The phenomenal Mya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928 in rural Arkansas. Surprisingly, what a lot of people do not know is that Mrs. Mya Angelou was born with the name Marguerite Ann Johnson. Mrs. Mya Angelou is an American author who has published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry. Mrs. Mya Angelou is also credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years of phenomenal works of literature ( Mya Angelou)....   [tags: biography, poem, great story]

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Activism for the Muslim Woman

- Spare the world around you a glance. Chances are you are going to find a whole spectrum of races, religions, lifestyles or even appearances. How bland and dull would it be if our daily encounters consisted of people who thought and looked just like us. We were not created to be the same. We were fashioned to be unique and to embrace that something special that makes us different. But sadly, another part of our human nature is to shun people who are not quite the same as everybody around them. We expel minorities from society because they’re “different” when in reality the term “different” could be used both ways....   [tags: races, religion, appearances]

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A Woman’s Retrospective of the American Revolution

- Sarah Benjamin went before the deposition on the twentieth day of November, 1837 in the Court of Common Pleas of Wayne County, Pennsylvania. This deposition intended to validate claims for receiving pension benefits owed to Mrs. Benjamin from a previous marriage; an Aaron Osborn, veteran of the Revolutionary War. Her case founded itself on the numerous acts of Congress over the previous decade--in particular the Comprehensive Pension Act of 1832 and subsequent acts of Congress from July 4, 1836 and March 3, 1837--allowing for the first time yearly grants to all who served in the Continental Army for a period of six months or more....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]

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Nora And Kristine 's Life Of A Richer Woman

- Nora and Kristine have lived contrasting lives and are very different women. Nora living the life of a richer woman and always have been taken care of whereas Kristine has always had to be the caretaker. Even from the beginning of the play it was apparent that the two have had different lives when Kristine makes a remark towards Nora arguing, “I have no father to give me travel money, Nora.” (Ibsen 1734). Stating this it is clear that the two women grew up with separate lives. Nora has always had anything she’s ever wanted....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Decision making, The Play]

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Eliza as a Strong, Assertive Woman in Pygmalion

- Eliza as a Strong, Assertive Woman in Pygmalion Bernard Shaw’s comedy Pygmalion presents the journey of an impoverished flower girl into London’s society of the early 20th century. Professor Higgins proposes a wager to his friend Colonel Pickering that he can take a common peddler and transform her into royalty. Eliza Doolittle is the pawn in the wager. But little does Higgins know the change will go far beyond his expectations: Eliza transforms from a defensive insecure girl to a fully confident,strong, and independent woman....   [tags: George Bernard Shaw Pygmalion Essays]

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Lady Macbeth, Macbeth's Forceful Woman

- Macbeth's Forceful Woman        Shakespeare's Macbeth presents to the audience a woman who is more man than woman. Her masculine virtues (or vices) outweigh her feminine strengths. Let us look at her character in this paper.   A.C. Bradley in Shakespearean Tragedy explains wherein lies the greatness of Lady Macbeth:   The greatness of Lady Macbeth lies almost wholly in courage and force of will. It is an error to regard her as remarkable on the intellectual side. In acting a part she shows immense self-control, but not much skill....   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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The Ideal of a Man and Woman of the Heian court Based on the Tale of Genji

- In this modern day and age, the epitome of manliness, at least to the Western world, includes a few main things – masculinity, or physical strength, mental acuity, and being an emotional rock – one who is emotionally stable and almost stoic, capable of comforting and lending strength. The modern epitome of womanliness is one encompassing sensuousness, gentility, emotion, cunning, and more and more often, strength of mind. This plays in stark contrast with the Japanese Heian-era notions of the ideal man and woman as portrayed in Murasaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji....   [tags: Japanese Culture, Heian Society]

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How Women Govern For Women

- How Women Govern When women are elected into office, they tend to have better or equal outcomes as men. Women tend to be more liberal and more willing to build coalitions in order to receive support for their initiatives (Sandler, 2012). Research has found that when it comes to effective governance, women in office secure almost ten percent more federal funding than their male colleagues and introduce twice as many bills (Sandler, 2012). Women also bring about more legislation on traditionally “women’s issues” and also issues affecting children, families, and minorities....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Transgender]

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Hedda Gabler : A Unique And Extraordinary Person

- The character of Hedda Gabler in Ibsen’s play is a unique and extraordinary person. There has been a lot of public dislike towards her and seen as a very manipulative, cold and even masculine portrayal of a woman. As stated by Jones “has imagination, and an intense appetite for beauty, she has no conscience, no conviction: with plenty of cleverness, energy, and personal fascination she remains mean, envious, insolent, cruel in protest against others ' happiness, fiendish in her dislike of inartistic people and things, a bully in reaction from her own cowardice." (2)....   [tags: Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen, Psychoanalysis, Woman]

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The Women And Labor : The Story Of Mollie West Event

- The Women and Labor: The Story of Mollie West event took place on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, from 12:00 PM -1:00 PM. The location was on the Lakeshore Campus, Piper Hall, 1st floor. The audience contained approximately 30 people, mainly in their late twenties and above. This was majority white and very few African Americans and Asians. I believe that from some of the people that decided to speak or ask questions that their ethnicity was the same as Mollie West which was Polish and Jewish. However, it was very few around like maybe two to three from my knowledge....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Trade union]

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Analysis of Sojouner Truth's Slave Narrative "Ar'nt I a Woman"?

- Analysis of Sojourner Truth's Slave Narrative Ar'nt I a Woman. Although Sojourner Truth never learned to read or write she still was able to contribute in the frantic fight for the civil rights of African Americans, in the south, and women, in the north. The narrative Ar'nt I a Woman was spoken by Truth at a women's rights convention in Akron, Ohio, in 1851. Truth gave her speech against the wishes of the convention's participants, and as a result captivated her audience with a powerful narrative that would flourish in African American history....   [tags: American Literature]

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Analysis Of Baking Cookies By John Burns And Gracie Allen Show Housewives

- Baking cookies is a very simple tradition in American culture, which was once only supposed to be done by married women for their hard at work husbands. From the 1950s on, however, women in America and on American TV shows have undergone a remarkable transformation. As portrayed on popular TV shows like I Love Lucy and The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show housewives wanted to have more independence, but their husbands refused to give up any decision making power in the household (Mittell 334)....   [tags: Television, Television program, Woman]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseini

- Social and Gender inequality is a continuous battle women have been fighting for a long time. In the Middle East, particularly Afghanistan, there is a wider gap between the rights of males and females. Women in Afghanistan have consistently been treated as inferiors to men for thousands of years. In the novel, A Thousand Splendid Suns, author Khaled Hosseini does a remarkable job of portraying the hardships and difficulties of women in the late 20th to early 21th century. Hosseini stresses the issue of gender inequality through the characters of Mariam and Laila....   [tags: Taliban, Woman, Afghanistan]

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Analysis Of The Play ' Pygmalion '

- In the play “Pygmalion”, a flower girl named Eliza Doolittle, who is looked upon as dirty and uncivilized , is at the center of a bet between two old rich men. Professor Higgins, a phonetics scientist, decides to take on the task of “turning a flower girl into a duchess”. But what Higgins does is beyond physical attributes and speaking abilities, far more important than he thought he was capable of. Why, a young woman who had been stripped of her freedom of speech, demoted to a social status level of dirt, and bound to a life as a merchant, Eliza was given great gifts that changed her as a whole....   [tags: Woman, Female, Human, Girl]

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The Welsh Law Of Women

- As mentioned above, the medieval Welsh society was based on hierarchy, with the king at the head and the unfree at the bottom of the ladder. In this hierarchical system, a person 's social status was reflected in his galanas (life-value), and sarhaed (injury-value) which was linked to the amount of galanas.1 A person 's worth, that is sarhaed and galanas, were measured in materials terms, usually in cattle and silver2. Importantly, The Welsh Law of Women reveals that woman 's galanas and sarhaed were based on the status of her husband or a brother....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Woman, Husband]

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Summary Of ' A Thousand Tales '

- A Thousand Tales “So what do you think?” he said, chin pointedly gesturing to the pair across the cafe. The cafe was decorated with millions of tiny lights, each rope of light connecting to another like monkeys in a barrel. The assortment of yellow and white hid the dark red background of the warm shop. Customers with scarves, knit beanies, long coats, and fur boots talked in low voices, a unique mix of instruments that carried a melodious tune only a homely cafe could bring. “What?” my lips twitched downwards....   [tags: Woman, Girl, Female, Boy]

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Differences Between Men And Women

- “Love is magical, and it can last, if we remember our differences” (Gray 14). Gender communication differences are very complex, yet somewhat remarkable. Dr. John Gray explains that it is as if men and women come from different planets. Unfortunately, many times men and women forget that they are supposed to be different (10). In addition to the biological natural differences between males and females, society treats and values each gender very differently, all of which plays a big part in how they communicate (Papadopoulos 2)....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Male]

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Media 's Effect On Women

- For centuries, women have not been valued and respected; through the ages they have had limitations and restrictions put on them. In the 1900s women tried to take a stand—reminding the world what they are capable of. However, as of lately, media has been using its influence to set impossible standards and restrictions for the women of America, portraying them for what they are not: dainty, weak, pathetic, and platonic. Just when women seemed to be making progress; the world is--yet again--telling women who they are, or should be....   [tags: Mass media, Woman, Plus-size model, Black people]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Song Of Songs '

- The Song of Songs is an undoubtedly unlikely addition to the Hebrew Bible given Christianity’s many constraints upon sexuality. Despite its often being presented as allegory, the poem remains a primarily erotic text due to its lack of deity and inconsistency with Christian law. Yet even when categorized as an erotic text, many aspects of the poem are remarkable considering the highly traditional, male-dominated civilization it originated from. The Song of Songs questions the patriarchal society of its time via a female-centric narration of a woman embracing her sexuality....   [tags: Sociology, Gender, Gender role, Woman]

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Feminism Is The Act Of Fighting For Women 's Rights

- In works of literature all over the world, we see a common theme of feminism. Feminism, alone, is a huge movement in society today. Feminism is the act of fighting for women’s rights. Feminist want women to be equal to men in a social, political, and economic way. People who are interested can take a look back to the 1800s and see how much women have changed in stories and works of literature. In the 1800s women also didn’t have most of the rights they have today. As we take a closer look at the years and time passing by, we can comment on what was changing during that time....   [tags: Feminism, Women's suffrage, Gender, Woman]

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Should Women Be Equal As Men?

- When will Women be equal as men. Women have come a long way in what we can do here in the United States. Although this is not the case worldwide . Many times we work alongside males and sometimes doing we at the end of the week only receive much less of a percentage that is paid to males to do same jobs. As a people, we have different cultures and beliefs many of these have a placement or set of rules . According to Dictionary.com, a patriarchy is "a social system in which power is held by men, through cultural norms and customs that favor men and withhold opportunity from women"....   [tags: Sociology, United States, Woman, Gender]

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Women 's Rights For Women

- In 1945 women had a minimal standpoint in government, hardly an opinion at all. It was a mans world and thats how it was intended to stay. Thankfully, there were women who wanted equal rights and believed no matter what gender a person was they still had the same rights as a man. There were, and still are, many amazing women in history who have made dramatic changes to womens rights. Without people like Benazir Bhutto, who ended militant dictatorship in Pakistan and gave women rights, and Malala Yousafzai, who was responsible for creating equal rights for education for women, all while defying the Taliban’s wishes and whom is now a global advocate for women’s rights....   [tags: Women's suffrage, Women's rights, Woman]

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Women 's Rights For Their Rights

- Numerous times in my history class I have heard about women fighting for their rights, their right to be educated, their right to vote, and even more important the right to be equal with men. However, with all that protesting and marching, we’re still facing “women issues” in today’s world. As we all know, majority of females are mothers and many are single mothers to beat that. Therefore, the thought of them not having paid maternity leave is quite disturbing to me. Why is the United States the only country in the world that doesn’t make paid maternity leave mandatory in the workplace....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Women's suffrage, Female]

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The Gender Norm Violation Of Women

- The gender norm violation that was performed for this observation was swearing, talking very loudly, and burping incessantly. In today’s society and American culture, females are seen as nurturing and submissive. The United States is a patriarchal society so people conform to what men say. Women are judged based upon their looks and being “lady-like.” Having manners and being courteous is expected from everyone, but women portray those habits more than men. The way women talk is expected to be more proper and elegant while men are more assertive....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Man, Woman]

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Women 's Influence On Society

- Throughout American history, both men and women have survived in “separate spheres” with established positions and expectations. In the “public spheres” of employment, military and politics, were men. Known as protectors of the home and morality, women were in the “private spheres.” For centuries, society has allowed gender to socially construct and assign an understanding of what it meant to be male and what it meant to be female. Sport was a dominant form for men to be able to prove their masculinity through competitions that demanded strength, courage, discipline, fortitude and belligerence....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Baseball]

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An Era Of Great Innovation

- The 1970s was an era of great innovation in the television industry in regards to broadcasting politically and socially relevant fictional programs; however, despite its progress in representing social and political movements and more complex minority characters, television’s representation of women remained stagnant, if not regressive. In an era of highly visible second wave feminism, how can that be. One possible reason is evident in the case of The Mod Squad, in which the emerging contemporary crime drama genre renegotiates women’s role in television programs masking their immobility and rendering its regressive feminine politics of inferiority and adherence to traditional gender norms mo...   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Feminism]

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Kate Chopin 's The Story On An Hour

- A Feminist Critical Perspective in Kate Chopin’s “The Story on an Hour” Man is defined as a human being and a woman as a female – whenever she behaves as a human being she is said to imitate the male. (Simone de Beauvoir) Simone de Beauvoir was a French writer, philosopher and a feminist activist, her work along with Elaine Showalter’s were important to diffuse feminist theory in the 1960s. Beauvoir words above shows criticism to the patriarch society were men holds all the power and whenever woman tries to achieve political or economic success they are viewed as a fraud....   [tags: Feminism, Sociology, Woman, Simone de Beauvoir]

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Literary Techniques That Describe Feminine Strength

- Several people regard women as inferior figures in this global world. Women have challenged the traditional female roles and have gradually climbed up the ladder of equality. They portray a distinct perspective that proves that womanhood can accomplish anything they set their mind to and search for equal gender status. The poems celebrate femininity and highlights the traits necessary for a women to be successful. The ladies in the poems are female-figures that carry themselves with high self-esteem and fearlessness....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Maya Angelou, Gender role]

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My Wonderful Experience At The 2014 Delta Cotillion

- “A young girls introduction to womanhood is reflected in the rites and traditions of a culture.” (Samarisa, Arts). Like most women, becoming a woman means learning how to take care of their selves on their own, defining who you are for yourself, who you want to be, having future goals set, and developing tools to face the world. Fortunately, I have learned how to apply these skills during my wonderful experience in the 2014 Delta Cotillion. This event has made a remarkable turning point in my life because it was the biggest and most affectionate assembly any girl could ever be in and it was also teaching me to know where and how I wanted to pursue my dreams....   [tags: Woman, Girl, Female, Delta Air Lines]

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A Piece Of Work From Pablo Picasso

- For my evaluative essay I chose to pick a piece of work from Pablo Picasso. He was one of the most influential painters in the 20th century, as well as the father of cubism. At a young age Picasso was attracted to the arts and soon went to fine art schools. However, he would always get bored of the classroom and skip class to paint what he saw. One of his paintings that stuck out to me was the Weeping Woman. It was painted in 1937. It was the last painting of a series that responded to the Luftwaffe’s bombings of Guernica.This particular paintings has many of the principles of art that we have been talking about in class....   [tags: Cubism, Pablo Picasso, Eye, The Weeping Woman]

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Empress Wu: Evil Usurper?

- ... She understood how to manipulate those that were dissatisfied in the palace to her advantage. Wu was not content with being one of the emperor’s consorts and her hunger for power drew her to extreme measures. As Wu’s status with the emperor rose, she decided that in order to remove Wang from the role of empress, she must ‘contrive a suitable excuse’ for the emperor to demote his principal consort. An opportunity arose when Wu gave birth to a daughter whom Empress Wang often played with, as she had no children of her own....   [tags: China's first woman ruler 7th century]

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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 Rise Of A New Woman

- The rise of a new woman, contrasting and disregarding the stereotypical contraints, created a moral panic around many, in particular the men in Britian during the 1950s. The media played an important role in shaping 1950s British society by reinforceing the idealistic image of the domestic Goddess that women were expected to aspire to be. Advertisements were often shown praising new technology that aided women in becoming the perfect housewife and slogans that focussed on pleasing men or encouraging husbands to purchase the products, such as 'she 'll be happier with a Hoover '....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, Gender, Female]

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The Remarkable Career of Michelangelo

- Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni, commonly referred to simply as Michelangelo, was born on March 6, 1475, in the city of Caprese, Italy (Symonds). Through an early artist friend, Michelangelo was able to secure an apprenticeship with painter Domenico Ghirlandaio. It is with Ghirlandio that Michelangelo learned many techniques that would serve him well in the future. These techniques contributed to his enormous success as an artist (Hibbard p16). Michelangelo had a remarkable career as an artist and was recognized highly for his artistic virtuosity....   [tags: artist, sculpture, architecture]

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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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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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Motown Of The Label And It 's Remarkable Legacy

- Motown of course, stands for more than just historic music. The label and it’s remarkable legacy is a reflection is the hard work of dedicated individuals overcoming incredible obstacles to achieve a great success. Because Detroit, has long been known as the “Motor City”, Gordy in tribute what he felt like was down-home quality of the warm, soulful people he grew up around, used town in place of city. Which gave him the contraction “Motown” and the perfect name for his company and new label “Motown”....   [tags: Marvin Gaye, Motown, Diana Ross, The Temptations]

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The 1950s Woman

- It is hard to believe that women only 60 years ago were still viewed and inferior to males and had little to no rights to protect themselves. When men returned from World War II some men resulted to domestically violate as a way of punishing his wife for something she did and to affirm dominance that he previously lost. Assaults that were inflicted on to women during the 1950s were seen being a part of male aggression and something that is normal. Women who did report the crime were viewed as being the actually perpetrators and the assault was actually their fault because they were unable to defend themselves....   [tags: The 1950s Woman]

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The Meaning Of A Woman

- Name: Course: Date: The Meaning of a “Woman” in the Nineteenth Century Women are part of our society and their tremendous performance is not less to those of men. They are competitive and superb in diverse areas, even beyond men in some situations. They constitute half of the world’s populace. Gender inequity subsists in many countries globally. Discriminating and preventing almost half of the world’s population from attaining its complete potential is an economic irrationality. Denying girls and women equality makes them endure, as well as obstruct development of whatever is left of society....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Mary Shelley, Woman]

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Gender Inequality : A Woman Of Color Or Disabled Woman

- Today in the United States, gender inequality is prevalent in the home, sports, schools, politics, and the workplace. Of all situations, the workplace has to be, by far, the most critical. Being that discrimination based on gender directly affects a woman’s income, the gender wage gap needs to be permanently closed. In households in which only the mother is employed, single-parent households, one woman households in which there are no children, and two-woman households, women face the adversity of making less than their male counterpart, and the difference in their pay could be what determines whether their family lives in poverty....   [tags: Gender, Employment, Female, Woman]

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A Beautiful Woman

- The target market would be women who require the essential night cream in order to stay looking young.  In today 's world women crave the idea of looking young for a longer period of time. The idea of this ad is for women to see a beautiful woman with amazing looking skin and aspire to look like her. The Aveeno Active Naturals ad recognizes different aged women who want to stay looking younger longer. The use of a beautiful woman in the ad helps to convince women that this product will help them stay looking young....   [tags: English-language films, Woman]

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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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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Woman '

- Authority isn’t something you can force on a system without inspiring resistance. But this exactly what the father in the film The Woman attempts. The father may get temporary compliance through shows of force and physical brutality the father will also inspire a sense of injustice. The film The Woman shows forced authority as a farce. The father brushes the woman’s hair and cringes at the putridness released. Shaking off his disgust he inspects the woman’s teeth pressing his fingertips against her lips....   [tags: Family, Woman, Mother, Girl]

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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 Is A Woman By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

- As Virginia Wolfe once stated, “For most of history, Anonymous was a woman” ( ). The word female has had countless meanings throughout its lifespan. Females can be seen as lowly and cheap, regal and sophisticated, or weak and underutilized. It has only been in the last 70 years that women have gained a foothold in society, to gain the rights they deserve. In the late 1800’s a new writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman questioned society’s views on the idea of being female and tried to make them understand that females are a force to be reckoned with and not a doormat for men to step on....   [tags: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Woman]

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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 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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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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There Is No Unmarked Woman By Deborah Tannen

- Deborah Tannen’s essay, “There Is No Unmarked Woman”, explores the idea of “marked” and “unmarked” words, styles, titles, and how females have no ability to choose an unmarked position. She also posits that “The unmarked forms of most English words also convey ‘male’” (88). Tannen is incorrect in her premise because females are able to choose unmarked hair and clothing styles, many unmarked forms of words no longer convey “male,” and men are marked just as often as women. In her essay, Tannen analyzes how everything that women do will mark them in some way....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Male]

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An Opinion About Being A Woman

- The most ironic thing as an opinion about “being a woman in Iraq” is women needed to be “chaperoned” whenever they leave the house (Farzaneh, 2014). A chaperone is something a child needs to make sure they are avoiding any danger as much as possible and keeping safe. Their male guardian chaperone is always a male relative that would convoy them to complete any errands in the public, even doctor visits and also, when doing shopping trips for the household and family necessities. The government is now trying to lift the laws of restriction on women so that it will be possible for them to travel without the permission of their husbands and male relatives (Farzaneh, 2014)....   [tags: Education, Poverty, Woman, Marriage]

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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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The Want Bone by Robert Pinsky

- To describe him as a man that merely writes poetry would significantly underestimate the incredible contribution and dedication he has made to modern poetry. Robert Pinsky, a poet critic and translator, is a remarkable and influential figure in contemporary poetry (Baym 2777). Born in October of 1940, Pinsky grew up in Long Branch, New Jersey. He received a B.A. from Rutgers University in New Jersey as well as a M.A. & Ph.D. in Philosophy at Stanford University. In 1961, he married Ellen Jane Bailey, a clinical psychologist, and together they had 3 children....   [tags: modern poetry, a woman]

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The Importance Of A Man And A Woman

- As a child, growing up in my household there were no “proper” roles fulfilled for a man and a woman. My parents did things that did not necessarily fall into one specific role. Both of my parents work full time jobs and split duties that are involved in taking care of home. There were several instances where my mother would take out the garbage or change a light bulb, and other cases where my father would wash dishes or wash clothes. In the same aspect, if I went to my grandparents’ house the elements were different....   [tags: Woman, Female, Gender, Male]

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A Free Woman - Original Writing

- Before Cleófilas got married, to Juan Pedro and moved across the border, she was more of a free woman. There are times where Cleófilas would remember her past, back when she lived in Mexico with her family. As she describes her life there we can see a difference in her setting in Cleófilas hometown, where she grew up we can see how happy and comfortable she was here. Mexico is a place that she knew well, she had people to talk, and there were things for her to do, she as well has her family there for....   [tags: Woman, Marriage, Mexico, Gender]

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Women Wear Makeup For A Woman

- Imagine a woman with red lips, long lashes, and smoky eyes; it 's beautiful and formal. Now imagine a woman with clear skin, striking blue eyes, and faintly pink cheeks; this look is still pretty, but simple and commonplace. Both of these women achieved their pleasant look through the use of makeup. The second look may have seemed natural, but many women do not commonly look that way. Women ordinarily wear makeup daily, so light makeup use has become the "natural" look for a woman. In the United States today, women wear makeup that is designed to accentuate specific desired feminine features, the combination of which indicate the ability to have a child....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Femininity]

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What Makes A Man A Woman?

- What makes a man a man and a woman a woman. According to Judith Butler, there is no innate or biological predisposition from which gender originates. Rather, gender is a “performance…with the strategic aim of maintaining gender within its binary frame…through a stylized repetition of acts” (Butler, 191). Thus, because gender is unrelated to sex, gender performance is not natural, but rather performed in accordance to compulsory heterosexuality. This essay will use Caitlyn Jenner, a transgender celebrity, to prove the inevitability of gender performance, as her transition to womanhood was a conversion from a performance of masculinity to an enactment of femininity....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Transgender, Masculinity]

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The Profession Of A Pregnant Woman

- The profession of midwife was highly specialized, even before university education, and highly valued. Especially in regards to childbirth, women’s health was considered women’s business; indeed, when it came to childbirth in the eleventh and twelfth centuries, only women were socially permitted to attend. If women were the only ones allowed in the birth room, then there must have been at least one woman who specialized in obstetrics, and knew procedures and remedies to counteract any mishaps during a birth....   [tags: Childbirth, Uterus, Pregnancy, Woman]

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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 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 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 New Woman Of Advertisements

- The New Woman in Advertisements The 1920s brought forth a wide selection of new forms of popular culture, fads, and expectations. Among these new developments was the debut of the “New Woman”. Such women, often called flappers, have become one of the first topics that come up whenever the 1920s are discussed, and so it comes as no surprise that advertising executives would target many of their ads at these young women. A large number of these targeted ads were for health or hygiene products and they often employ tactics such as passively insulting those who do not use their products....   [tags: Woman, Female, Women, Girl]

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Being A Woman Is Defined?

- Being a woman is defined in opposition to a man. So being a woman becomes living up to other people’s expectations. This mean they have to have successful careers, be married, be mothers, and be involved in their communities. Some people say that gender is being male or female. Gender should not be defined or determine who you are because it should not be determined by your biological gender, how one presents themselves and their behavior, and their internal sense of self male, female, both or neither....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Woman]

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Mary Wollstonecraft 's The Wrongs Of Woman

- In Mary Wollstonecraft’s The Wrongs of Woman, or Maria and Mary Robinson’s The Natural Daughter women are subject to many hardships economically, simply because they are women. Women are not given sufficient opportunity, as men are, to pursue a living. Even if she is a woman of taste and morals, she may be treated as though she is a criminal and given no means to protect herself. In order for a woman to be sustained, she must marry into slavery, dishonor herself through unsavory work, or be lucky enough to be properly educated and given proper reference....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman]

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The Growth Of One Woman

- The growth of one woman interferes with one man’s idea of being able to conquer Woman. The two main characters of the book Ladies’ Paradise named Denise and Mouret have a unique sense of love, if it really even is “love.” She is very shy and unattainable while he is charismatic and lives a greatly successful life. Her unordinary attitude creeps into Mouret’s mind, causing him to desire her at an extreme amount. Mouret is not able to conquer Denise in the same way that he does women in his department store which defeats his conquest of Woman....   [tags: Woman, Childbirth, Female, Women]

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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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Types Of Woman 's Love?

- Types Of Woman In Love. For many years now women have made great changes in their lives. Women have come so far from the past when they were simply just property, to now being almost equal to men. In today 's society if a woman wants something she can get it, but does that include love. Love is such a broad topic that has been written about for so long now you would think there would not be anything left to be said. On the contrary, because women 's roles have changed so much there is a whole new topic of love to be addressed....   [tags: Love, Poetry, Woman, Romance]

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