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  • Christine de Pizan

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    Christine de Pizan Perhaps what Christine de Pizan found most alluring in Jeanne d'Arc was her eagerness to go, not only where no woman had gone before, but where no man had worn the path down either; she was not only the first woman to lead France in War, but the first person under 19 to do so. She experienced that which "had hitherto not been discovered or known," a qualification Christine gives to women whom have claim to great feats (herself included) in her "Reply to Lady Reason" from THE

  • The City Of Ladies By Christine De Pizan

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    in an elected position in the city. Christine de Pizan has a different opinion, expressing a strong argument for the strengths of women, while also demonstrating how a city without men could become an equally successful city. By using the allegorical figures of Reason, Rectitude, and Justice as her guide to constructing this city, she paints a picture of how women exhibit all of the traits of men while also having many qualities that men do not possess. Christine de Pizan’s The Book of the City of

  • Perspective in Christine de Pizan The Treasure of the City of Ladies

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    The achievement of gender equality is one of the most important movements for advancement of society. In the High Middle Ages, however, it was even more challenging to bring such sensitive debate. Christine de Pizan, a highly educated and religious woman, chose an unusual pathway for a woman in her era that she became a writer to support her family. Christine’s work, “The Treasure of the City of Ladies,” could be seen as feminist because she offered a broad view of how an ideal artisan’s wife should

  • What is the attitude of Christine de Pizan to antiquity and the value of ancient sources?

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    Although Christine de Pizan lived from 1364 until 1430, in the City of Ladies about she wrote the power of women and feminine success. Evidently, she was one of the first feminist writers that we know to have existed, but this does not mean she was the first feminist. In Pizan’s City of Ladies, she examines many historical examples of females as rulers of kingdoms, as warriors, and as strong and courageous figures in every aspect of their lives. Pizan uses these women as role models, and strengthens

  • It’s Time We Learn to Listen to Our Bodies

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    It’s Time We Learn to Listen to Our Bodies Christine is my best friend. She is the kind of person anyone would love to know. She has the most wonderful personality. She is always there for me and knows just the right things to say. She is giving and caring to anyone she comes in contact with. She is helpful, understanding, and overweight. Like most women who struggle with their weight, she has tried every diet available and none have worked successfully. I see her fight this constant battle

  • Clifford Olson: Canadian Serial Killer

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    One would have thought that he had learned his lesson and would try to turn his life around. However very unfortunately that was not the case. In November of 1980 A young girl, 12 years old, named Christine Weller went missing. She would later prove to be one of Olson's first murder victims. Christine was abducted from her home in Surrey, BC. Her mutilated body ... ... middle of paper ... ...ack of his van, police found an address book containing the name of Judy Kozma. Along with this and other

  • Comparing Evil in The Elephant Man, Romeo and Juliet, and Let the Circle Be Unbroken

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    Comparing the Evil Exposed in Christine Sparks' The Elephant Man, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and Mildred Taylor's Let the Circle Be Unbroken "Evil is the underlying element in the life of a living creature." This quotation, by Ray V. Sjorvek, expresses the idea that all living creatures contain a certain degree of evil inside themselves. In literature, protagonists usually express their sinister sides through words or actions when trying to prove the point that one's hidden emotions

  • The Influence of Genre on Five Plays’ Approaches to Social Issues

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    character Christine suggests to the audience that they too can overcome their conditions, by following her example. The particular social problem that Christine illuminates is the problem of acquiring human understanding. Through Christine’s character Ibsen gives evidence to suggest that achieving deeper understandings of the world outside the “doll’s house” is possible. In confiding to Krogstad, “I have learnt to act prudently. Life, and hard, bitter necessity have taught me that,” Christine is indicating

  • Deafness

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    attend a reading given by the National Deaf Literary Society? Christine really liked how she was able to acquire information about the different colleges and universities that are helpful when having a deaf student at the ASL Expo in downtown San Diego. For example Palomar communi-ty College and San Diego Mesa community college have interpreting classes; this would be help-ful if the student wants an interpreter for his/her class. Christine was also given flyers for a camp cal... ... middle of paper

  • Naturalism in Miss Julie

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    explains that he has broken with tradition by avoiding "symmetrical, mathematically constructed dialogue." The sexual tension and hidden aggression in the first scene of 'Miss Julie' could be said to be an example of this, especially while the cook Christine is present with Julie and Jean to inhibit the expression of what they really mean. However, it is noticeable that Strindberg's sub-textual dialogue at the start of the play radically changes once the seduction is completed and there is no more