Dolls Essays

  • A Dolls House

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    the life she thought made her happy never realizing the role she played not as a wife but as a doll. Throughout Nora’s entire life she has always played the role of the doll first with her dad then onto Torvald. Nora has noticed the way people treat her but never acknowledged it, “You’re just like everyone else. Nobody thinks I’m capable of doing anything really serious” (I.16.26-27). Nora is not a doll but she is a person who thinks for her own. She does not realize this until her miracle she believes

  • The Eulogy Of Bamboletta Dolls

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    had two Cabbage Patch dolls, Holly Melanie and Lisa and they were my everything! I still have them to this day, they 're pretty gnarly looking after all these years but I know how important dolls are to little people! Someone to confide in, someone to hug and hold when you 're sad, someone to tell your hopes and dreams too! Please allow me to introduce to you Bamboletta Dolls, and the dearest Christina Platt, the kindest, most generous mama behind it all! Bamboletta Dolls was actually part of the

  • Analysis Of Bratz Dolls

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    1. Female Body Image A) Bratz dolls are a line of fashion dolls in the United States manufactured by MGA Entertainment. The price of the dolls ranges from $10-$20 depending on the size and style of doll that is being purchased. They also have additional accessories for the dolls for sale as well. I remember Bratz dolls becoming popular during my elementary school years and I bought them, ditching my Barbies and Polly Pockets for these hip, new girls. These dolls became even more of a phenomenon

  • The Raggedy Ann Doll

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    Annabelle first showed up in James Wan's THE CONJURING. This doll is a standout amongst the most well-known dolls on the planet. But on the other hand, she's a standout amongst the most spooky ones. The centerpiece of demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren's Occult Museum in Monroe, Connecticut, the genuine Annabelle has been a most loved subject of paranormal specialists for a considerable length of time. The Real Annabelle Doll is a Raggedy Anne Doll Annabelle isn't as vile looking as Hollywood made her

  • Kaya Doll: The First American Girl Doll

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    The American Girl doll leans against the young girl’s bed, unblinking brown eyes watching as Savannah plays. The Kaya doll is clothed in a faux-deerskin dress, tassels and beads hanging in a fringe. Her hair is long and black, painstakingly braided and tied off with feathers and shell-adorned hair ties. Earlier, the small girl with light blonde hair had undone the braids and gently brushed through Kaya’s hair before braiding it and making sure each strand was in place, then finally tying off the

  • The Mattel Barbie Doll

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    Strolling down the Toys ‘R Us toy aisle, I find it hard to miss what is in every typical North American toy store: Mattel’s Barbie dolls. A plastic doll with clothes; it appears simple enough but not quite. From its conception in California, to it being manufactured in China, to it being shipped to the local Toys ‘R Us store in Vancouver, the Barbie doll sitting on a toy store shelve has undergone numerous social and geographical processes involved in its production before it will reach

  • A Dolls House: Nora

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    AN ANALYSIS OF NORA, THE MEN IN HER LIFE, AND HER NAVIGATATION TO INDEPENDENCE The play, A Doll House, written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879, is considered a landmark in drama for its portrayal of realistic people, places, and situations. Ibsen confines his story to the middle class. He writes of a society that is limited not only by its means of livelihood but also its outlook. Ibsen portrays his characters as preoccupied with work and money, showing a reduction of values in and that lack of quality

  • Barbie Dolls and Their Influence

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    Barbie Dolls and Girls Every child has its own way of describing or adoring the toys. They can relate to the toys and the ways in which they use it can be totally different. But at the end of the day what really matters is that they are having a good time with them. That is why having toys and wanting toys is something that all the kids want. This was something that was feasible in the eyes of the businessmen and the venture capitalists and that is all that they wanted because it was a good opportunity

  • The Doll House by Henrik Ibsen

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    The lack of parity for African Americans and women were major in this country’s past life. The play Doll House examines the subject of women’s roles during its time period while the play Fences highlights the theme of the black experience in America during its own time period. In both plays these themes are shown through the conflicts the characters Torvald Helmer and Troy Maxson encounter in their affairs. Torvalds wife Nora Helmer is a typical women for her time; She is a housewife. She allows

  • Barbie Dolls

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    fashion dolls are having much of an influence, mainly Barbie dolls. The Barbie doll is a doll that is originally designed for girls, but women today see her as an ideal figure, and as a result they believe that that is the way they should look like. It was not until the 1950s that Americans began to feel the positive growth of the post-war economy. People these days watched a lot of television shows, teenagers were trying to set a new music trend, and girls were playing with their paper dolls. So, it

  • Lammily Doll Sociology

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    ‘average’ Lammily doll” (, she discusses the hot new product, the Lammily doll, which may quickly push the Barbie doll by Mattel out of the picture. Carter writes about what creator Nickolay Lamm had to say about his doll; where his idea came from, why he thinks the doll can make a change, as well as his plans for the doll’s future. The Lammily doll is nowhere close to being a Barbie doll. Lamm wanted his dolls to resemble

  • Miss Brill and The Dolls House

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    "Symbols are essential to the short story writer because they convey so much in so short a space." Discuss with reference to two short stories studied. Katherine Mansfield's short stories Miss Brill and The Dolls House are extremely good examples of how a writer can use symbolism to bring about an understanding of character, setting and themes, whilst communicating all these ideas in a concise short story. Miss Brill demonstrates how symbolism is used to portray a character's feelings,

  • Plot and sub plot of A Dolls House

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    Plot and sub plot of A Dolls House A Dolls House is set in Norway 1879 and is a story of a woman Nora who sees herself as always being treated as a doll in the dolls house. The play shows her deceiving her husband and borrows money without his consent. At this time the play cause much shock and people responded strongly to it. In Act one Nora is returning from Christmas shopping there is then a short scene between her and her husband Torvald. We then immediately get the impression of

  • Fantastic Elements in The Porcelain Doll

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    Fantastic Elements in The Porcelain Doll Although "The Porcelain Doll" is found in an anthology of Magical Realist literature, one may wonder if the story is a true example of Magical Realism. Written in 1863 by the Russian Leo Tolstoy, "The Porcelain Doll" was a letter that is now treated as a short story. After analyzing Tolstoy's story, a reader may see that "The Porcelain Doll" is not a true example of Magical Realism but rather a possible example of the Fantastic. In order for a

  • Marge Piercy’s Barbie Doll

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    Margie Pearcy's "Barbie Doll" Margie Pearcy's "Barbie Doll" details the image that society projects upon and expects from its young female population. From an early age these young women struggle to conform to the standards that society has defined for them. The results often are disastrous, leading to emotional conflicts that are often difficult if not impossible to resolve. Beautiful, flawless dolls such as Barbie are frequently the first source of association that little girls have with the values

  • Dolls House: Themes And Theatrics

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    Ever since "A Doll House" first came to the stage in the 1880's, critics have argued vehemently about the Ibsen's intentions while writing the play, and the ambivalence over the play confused not only the plays but also the audience: while some patrons praised the play, others stormed the stages in protest of Nora's abandonment of her family. The difference of opinion ranged so far as to incite patron who, after reading reviews of the play that objected to the dialogue in the play, did not hear objectionable

  • Barbie Doll Should Be Allowed

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    1959 Mattel released a new toy for young girls to play with. The doll was meant to be a friend,to spark creativity, and, according to the creator Ruth Handler. “let girls practice for adulthood.” This doll is the world famous Barbie. Nowadays you can find her in almost every toy box and most parents buy the doll without a second thought. Barbie may seem harmless, but there are many reasons to why you should not be buying a Barbie doll for your child. Some of these reasons are: she makes girls strive

  • Siddhartha Vs. A Dolls House

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    Though Siddhartha and “A Doll’s House’ share a completely different storyline, they are very much similar because of the development of the main characters throughout the two stories. Nora, from the play “A Doll’s House,” changes her image after recognizing what kind of life she was living. Siddhartha, from the book Siddhartha, becomes aware that life cannot be taught, and that it had to be experienced first-hand. Both of the main characters seemed to have suddenly awakened from what I consider “enslavement

  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Doll In My Closet

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    The Doll In My Closet Have you ever seen a movie that left a lasting impression on your life? From the moment I saw the movie Chucky my life changed forever. At the time, I was nearly nine but after watching the movie I was instantly terrified of dolls. Dolls are one of the scariest toys a kid could have and when you watch a movie like Chucky you can see why this would be true. I learned that night that it’s better to ask what a movie is about before you agree to watch it. I remember being woken

  • Review Of 'Guys And Dolls'

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    I went and saw the musical "Guys and Dolls" on May 8th, 2014. The musical was preformed at Holy cross high school. "Guys and Dolls" features music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and is based off a book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows. The book is based on Damon Runyon’s tales of Broadway, and uses characters from across his work. Three gangsters open the show singing “Fugue for Tin Horns”, as they bet on the outcome of the daily races. They are interrupted by the arrival of the Save-a-Soul Mission led