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  • Dori

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    thirteen dwarves, and one of the dwarves is named Dori. During the adventure, Bilbo couldn’t do lots of things that dwarves could do, so Dori helped Bilbo with that problem. For example, Dori tried to help Bilbo escape from the evil Goblins and helped Bilbo get up a tree from the ferocious Wargs (which I think made a great difference to the adventure). Dori was able to help Bilbo throughout his troubles because of how much stamina and strength he had. Dori risked his life to save Bilbo and did not give

  • Doris Duke

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    Doris Duke Many people may think that money is the key to happiness, but Too Rich, written by Pony Duke and Jason Thomas proves this theory wrong. Doris Duke was one of the richest people in the world, in fact at her time, she was the richest woman in the world, but money does not make all people happy. Actually, being rich could lead to and extremely lonely life, such as Doris Duke’s. Well, of course money can buy a person any and every material item that they want, but some things are priceless

  • Doris Lessing

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    Doris Lessing Doris Lessing is considered a South African writer, although Africa is not the place of her birth. She was, in fact, born in Persia (now Iran) to British parents in 1919. As a child, she and her parents moved to Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), where she lived until 1949 (Sage, 15). White colonists had not previously settled in the part of Africa to which her family moved (Charters 894). In 1949 she moved to London where she still, apparently, resides. Lessing's life appears

  • Feminism In Doris Lessing's To Room Nineteen By Doris Lessing

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    Published in the latter half of the 20th century, Doris Lessing’s “To Room Nineteen” belongs to the second-wave feminism. Decades ago, the first feminism wave finally accomplished the goal of winning women’s civil rights and political rights. However, an illusion emerged based on such victory that women were already put on an equal footing with men. Considering the lack of an equal and just social environment, it was more in line with the reality that women still suffered from inequality in the patriarchal

  • The Amazing Doris Day

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    Many people see Doris Day as a role model for her love and dedication to the film and music industry. Day's personality on screen became the ideal girl of the 1950's. Since she was such a role model, she is remembered by many people who continue to look up to her. Doris Day grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born on April 3, 1924 (Kehoe 120). Her real name is Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff. She was told Kapplehoff was too long for a good music appeal, so she changed her last name to Day after a song

  • Suicide In Doris Lessing's To Room Nineteen By Doris Lessing

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    I plan to argue “To Room Nineteen” by Doris Lessing in the field of psychology and its effect on women’s lives, stating that the cause of suicide for Ms. Dubois is not because of the social judgments and perception negatively that affected Susan’s domestic responsibilities but rather the lack of emotion within her life and her relationship with her husband, because she could live up to the ideals valued by culture and beliefs but deep down she married for the benefit of others and no love in their

  • The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing

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    The Fifth Child by Doris Lessing The character of Ben Lovatt in Doris Lessing's "The Fifth Child" is one that is very powerful, and also extremely interesting. He is violent, and unbelievably strong, yet he would not be able to fend for himself in the "big, bad World". Doris Lessing's use of a very effective mixture of characterisation, symbolism and language use result in a very intriguing and fascinating novel. At the start of the novel, the reader is lulled into a sense of happiness

  • Doris Lessing's To Room Nineteen

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    In Doris Lessing's short story, "To Room Nineteen," the main character, Susan Rawlings, has a drastic change in lifestyle from that of a successful, independent woman with her own apartment, to that of a conventional 1950’s housewife. On the other hand, her husband has the freedom to work outside of the house and frequently visits social events, still living the life of a single man. Although Susan finds life dull with her new lifestyle, she tolerates these gender roles, until her husband takes

  • Late Adulthood Observation: Doris

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    For this observation assignment I chose to observe Doris. Doris is a seventy-six year old volunteer at the day care I work at. I have been observing Doris over a course of ten weeks and have spoken with her on many occasions. Doris lost her husband fourteen years ago after a short illness. The anniversary of his passing is coming up within a few days of Thanksgiving. When we began speaking of him, I observed the change in Doris’ demeanor. She is still grieving over this loss. Her three children are

  • No Witchcraft for Sale by Doris Lessing

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    around since 1619 which is when the African Americans came to America. The Africans were used to do the hard labor for the Americans. The slaveholders were considered rich while the slaves were considered poor. In the book “No Witchcraft for Sale” by Doris Lessing, African’s in Rhodesia were controlled by the English, forcing them to work as servants. Gideon an African servant to the Farquar’s enjoyed his job. He had a strong bond with them as if he was part of the family. The Farquar’s have a son named