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  • Comparing Women in The Bell Jar and Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

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    Exploitation of Women Exposed in The Bell Jar and Enormous Changes at the Last Minute In their manifesto, the Redstockings argued that the relationship between men and women was a class relationship, and that the men repressed and controlled the women. The women were objects, and the men owned them. They said that, as a class, women "are exploited as sex objects, breeders, domestic servants, and cheap labor" by the male class(Bloom, Takin' it to the Streets, 486). Many of the women characters in

  • Comparing the Ways in Which Women are Presented in Disney's Sleeping Beauty and Mulan

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    Comparing the Ways in Which Women are Presented in Disney's Sleeping Beauty and Mulan Mulan is a family film, animation, fantasy, adventure, comedy, and musical. It tells the story of a young Chinese girl who decides to take her fathers place who, is ill and defends her country. Only men can go into battle but she disguises herself as her father. The tagline is: “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all.” Sleeping Beauty is a Fairytale, family

  • Comparing the Powerful Women in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Susan Glaspell's Trifles

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    Comparing the Powerful Women in Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Susan Glaspell's Trifles Throughout history, a woman's role is to be an obedient and respectful wife. Her main obligation is to support, serve, and live for her husband and children. In Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Susan Glaspell's Trifles, two different women make a decision to take matters into their own hands by doing what they want to do, no matter what the outcome may be and in spite of what society thinks. These

  • Comparing Power in Cry, The Beloved Country and The Women of Brewster Place

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    True Power in Cry, the Beloved County, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, and The Women of Brewster Place The world sets out to disappoint man. There exists a constant battle in which man has to prove himself by rising up against inevitable pain and destruction. When the struggle we face will end is unknown to us, and remains a mystery. The question of why we are forced to struggle even goes unanswered. Yet to overcome everything trying to disempower man, all we need is love. Through

  • Comparing the Treatment of Women in Hedda Gabbler, A Doll's House and Ghosts

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    Women as Victims in Hedda Gabbler, A Doll's House and Ghosts In Ibsen's plays - Hedda Gabbler, A Doll's House and Ghosts - the female protagonists of Hedda Gabler, Nora and Mrs. Alving demonstrate how social expectations and restrictions of women impacts the life every woman on a very personal level. Conservative social and religious leaders imposed women's restricted social roles.  Women had to be married; there was not another socially acceptable option.  After marriage they had to

  • Comparing the Women in Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Ulysses

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    Characterization of Women in Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Ulysses Joyce's depiction of women is characterized by a high degree of literary self-consciousness, perhaps even more so than in the rest of his work. The self-consciousness emerges as an awareness of both genre and linguistic expectations. contrasting highly self-conscious, isolated literary men (or men with literary aspirations) with women who follow more romantic models, even stereotypes. In Dubliners

  • Comparing and Contrasting the Role of Women in Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness

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    Role of Women in Things Fall Apart and Heart of Darkness Women were once little more than slaves to their male "betters." Some women might have been respected, but their places were limited to roles as wives and mothers. They might rule a home, but were not believed intelligent enough for any other role. This chauvinistic attitude is well reflected in the novels Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, and Heart of Darkness, by Joseph Conrad. In Things Fall Apart, women are praised in their

  • Comparing Portrayal of Women in One Hundred Years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits

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    Portrayal of Women in One Hundred Years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits The portrayal of women in the novels One Hundred years of Solitude and The House of the Spirits differs greatly. In One Hundred Years of Solitude empowerment comes only through age, for instance Ursula Iguaran, the matriarch of the Buendia family and to some extent Macondo, or through strength of sexuality, for instance Pilara Tenera the 'sexual matriarch' of Macondo. This is in contrast with The House of

  • Analysis on Kilbourne's Argument

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    Violence is everywhere in the United States of America. Many people in America and around the world have been a victim or know someone who has been a victim of violence. Over 22 million women in the United States have been raped in their lifetime according to the website, Victims of Crime. This number is significant. Advertisements could play a role in making violence more acceptable in our society. PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is known for having shocking advertisements. This

  • Comparing and Contrasting the Role of Women during the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages

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    Plan of Investigation This investigation strives to compare and contrast of the role of women during the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages. The inquiry is significant because in order to understand the culture and ethics of the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages it is crucial to understand the importance of women. The issues that will be addressed include: the role of women in the Roman Empire, the role of women in the Middle Ages, and the similarities as well as the differences of the two major time