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    The Lilith in Dracula, Carmilla, Christabel, Geraldine and The Hunger For centuries Lilith, the Queen of the Night, has been blamed when a child or man dies without certain cause or when a woman refuses to be submissive to her husband.  While the Legend of Lilith is not widely known today, it is not difficult to find information about the demoness. However, there are slight variations found from story to story.  Here we will focus on the myth as found in Hebrew mythology, and we will particularly

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    Women's Behavior in Coleridge's Christabel and Browning's My Last Duchess Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Browning wrote in two different eras. Coleridge's "Christabel" and Browning's "My Last Duchess" both deal with women's sexuality. The women of the poems are both presented as having sinned. Christabel's own belief that she has sinned is based on how a woman of her time was supposed to behave. The Duchess's sin is that she violates the code of conduct for a noble wife

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    two periods. The two main characters, Roland and Maud, are literary scholars living in the 1980's. Their love story is shared and played out by the diaries, poetry, and correspondence of two poets and lovers from the 1860's-Randolph Henry Ash and Christabel LaMotte. Although the book is modern fiction, much of it is a Victorian novel as well. Possession is characteristic of Byatt's love for intertextuality and imbedded texts. Possession is also an example of several literary genres, all written into

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    greater degree of coherence and organization to the movement. Out of frustration at the lack of governmental action, however, a segment of the woman suffrage movement became more militant under the leadership of Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughter Christabel. After the return to power of the Liberal Party in 1906, the succeeding years saw the defeat of seven suffrage bills in Parliament. As a consequence, many suffragists became involved in increasingly violent actions as time went on. These women militants

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    Feminism in Coleridges Christabel Christabel is a dark poem which tells the story of a baron, his daughter, and a seductress known as Geraldine. Christabel has usually been associated and interpreted according to its supernatural and mystical qualities. However, there are also aspects of the story that allow the possibility of analyzing Christabel according to its depiction of gender roles and culture. This theory is important to "Christabel" because it is a useful tool in analyzing the interaction

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    reforms, so they turned to militant methods. The suffragettes restricted membership of WSPU to women and to men, which meant men were not allowed to join. To show that the suffragettes used the motto 'Deeds Not Words' in their campaign in 1905 Christabel Pankhurst was sent to prison for hitting and spitting at a policeman at a Liberal meeting. Their most effective methods were to use megaphones to heckle Liberal candidates at by-elections. The suffragists believed in peaceful methods such as

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    was run as a terrorist movement in which obedience to the Pankhursts' (Emmeline and Christabel) was paramount. Even Sylvia withdrew from the campaigns and concentrated on social work in the East End of London. On the other hand, it can be argued that the success of the representation of the People Act in 1918 was at least partly brought about by the latent threat of a return to Suffragette tactics. Christabel had continued to edit 'The Suffragette' during the war years and this was certainly

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    Work of the Suffragettes

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    Work of the Suffragettes Throughout time women have been thought of as second best to men. They haven’t been given equal opportunities or political rights. The first time a law was passed to try and make a change was in 1839, when a law was made saying that if a marriage broke down, and the parents separated, children less than seven years old should be looked after by their mother. Since then and 1891 more laws were passed giving women the rights to; divorce a husband who was cruel to them

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    the suffragette movement was born with the formation of the Women's Social and Political Union (WPSU) by Emmeline Pankhurst and her two daughters Christabel and Sylvia. At first the newly formed suffragettes relied on spreading propaganda to gain support. However, on the 18th October 1905 they gained considerable unplanned publicity when Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney stood up at a public meeting and asked if a Liberal government would introduce women's suffrage. Receiving no reply they

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    including such things as improved maternity provision. To start with, they resolved to limit their membership exclusively to women and 'Deeds not Words' was to be their motto. The WSPU began their propaganda-based militant campaign when Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenney interrupted an election meeting

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