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    Elaine Showalter's Representing Ophelia Elaine Showalter defines Ophelia in many typical ways in her essay "Representing Ophelia: Women, Madness, and the Responsibilities of Feminist Criticism." She discusses her significance in reference to how she reveals Hamlet's characteristics. Showalter touches upon the idea that Ophelia's character is one that is symbolic of the psychiatric theories of Freud. Showalter also attributes the characterization of Ophelia to not only the audience, but also

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    Elaine of Astolat in Tennyson's The Lady of Shalott and Lancelot and Elaine The Arthurian legends have fascinated people over the centuries with tales of kings, noble ladies, knights, magicians, love, and death. Among those who wrote about King Arthur's reign was Alfred, Lord Tennyson. One of his poems, "The Lady of Shalott," became immensely popular for its moving pathos and mystery. Yet, the poem was based on a character from Arthurian legends - Elaine of Astolat. Several years after

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    Elaine Tyler May’s Homeward Bound Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound weaves two traditional narratives of the fifties -- suburban domesticity and rampant anticommunism -- into one compelling historical argument. Aiming to ascertain why, unlike both their parents and children, postwar Americans turned to marriage and parenthood with such enthusiasm and commitment, May discovers that cold war ideology and the domestic revival [were] two sides of the same coin: postwar Americans' intense need to

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    Elaine

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    Elaine was running, running as fast as her feet could carry her through the spacious corridors. It was never suppose to come to this…It was suppose to be a simple party. Just a few friends for a small Halloween party. Unfortunately, word got out, and as they say, the freaks come out at night. And all the freaks were in her house. She had handled the situation well, at first. She allowed the unwanted guests to join the party, but warned them that she would not condone any unruly behavior. But her

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    there is "a great future in plastics."  In this film the relationships, except the one between Ben and Elaine, are like plastic because they are not real, they are molded, and they are artificial. The relationship between Mr. and Mrs. Robinson is shaky at best.  There is no love in their marriage; in fact, the only reason there is a marriage is because Mrs. Robinson became pregnant with Elaine.  They don't "sleep in the same room" and in order for her to see Ben she just "walks out" of the house

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    her first period class when Alex showed up out of the blue. He walked her to all her classes occasionally bringing his friend Elaine Golden. They all went to Drama class together and when they got there everyone was working on Shakespeare. Mr. Barnes made her join in with everyone else. Alex and Elaine did a scene from Romeo and Juliet. When it came time for the kiss Elaine pulled away as he was coming in for the kiss. The whole class was laughing. When the teacher asked some questions she accidentally

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    replied, Elaine just smiled and continued drying the silver wear. Elaine worked at the diner as a waitress, though Ruby never quite understood why. She hated her job, always complaining about everything and everyone there. But that was just Elaine's nature, never satisfied. "Well I better get going, I still have to get my dress from the tailor's, for the big event," started Ruby as she gathered her coat and purse. "I would hardly call your sister's wedding a big event," commented Elaine. "If I recall

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    At the Crossroads

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    At the Crossroads In November of 1974, a red headed Bostonian, who looked like she was straight out of Southie, was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives. With fifty-nine percent of the vote, Elaine Noble’s victory signified a remarkable emergence, for she was the first openly gay politician to win election to a statewide office (Perry 37-65). Noble’s election was the catalyst for a dramatic series of events, not only for the residents of the Fenway district in the Commonwealth

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    think the way they wanted them to think. In the 1950's artists were able to use pictures of families, televisions and just about any other house hold item to convey a meaning that we would understand subconsciously. In the book "Homeward Bound" by Elaine Tyler May, she talks to us about the new home life and how the families are changing right along side the new fast changing times they are living in. The advertisements that I chose each have their own uniqueness to them. They both however are showing

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    e e cummings

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    on January 1, 1918. Cummings then returned to New York City, but was drafted by the United States Army in 1918 until Armistice. On December 20, 1919, e e cummings and his girlfriend, Elaine Orr Thayer, welcomed their daughter, Nancy, into the world. Later, on March 19, 1924 cummings married long-time girlfriend Elaine Orr, but they are divorce just a short while later on December 4, 1924. In 1920, after his time in the war and the birth of his daughter, cummings decided to move to Paris, France to

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