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    The blush of love's awakening as hearts are intertwined. What shall this Ever After bring? A bridal veil, a golden ring? But Fate is such a fickle thing when love is on the line. Our tale unfolds beneath the boughs of ancient woodland glade, where night-wind stirs the restless leaves and moonlight-dappled shade as shards of crystal, deadly, gleaming, weave the threads of magic's seeming. Caught within this web of Dreaming sleeps the spellbound maid. A chamber of immensity immersed

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    Joan of Arc: A Heroine Among Men

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    Joan of Arc, a well-known Catholic saint and French national heroine, is a figure worthy of historical attention. Born in Domremy, France, sometime around 1412, Joan lived as a peasant with her family on fifty acres of land. At the end of her short life of nineteen years, Joan revealed in a trial that her rise to power in the Anglo-French conflict was due to a series of visions she had as a young girl. These visions, which were religious in nature, helped Joan to turn the Hundred Years War into

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    Janis Joplin: Blues and Rock Heroine Looking back on the dazzling and male-dominant world of music in the Sixties and Seventies, there stood a petite woman who was especially eye-catching. Janis Joplin, the female icon of the Sixties’ counterculture, conquered millions of audiences with her confidence, sexiness, straightforwardness, hoarse voice, and electrifying on-stage performance. To this day, no one can ever compare with her. She is thus known as the greatest white female rock and blues singer

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    main character of the novel, according to Tolstoy represents both a woman, who lost herself. She stepped away from her sacred duties of being a mother and a wife, but she does not have another choice. Tolstoy tries to justify the behavior of his heroine, but at the same time her tragical destiny appears to be unavoidable. Some very poetic motives of “War and Peace” develop in the character of Anna Karenina. In particular reflects the image of Natasha Rostova. Comparing "War and peace" with "Anna

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    The salty sweat drips off of the tip of her nose. Her mind is crying out for help; searching all over for a distraction. “You don’t have to do this!” Ignoring the fact she is one of the best soul singers alive, she finds herself sitting in her dressing room, ready to shoot up. With only twenty minutes to spare, she quickly grabs an elastic head band. “Tie it tighter! It will work faster. Better.” Her arm bulges out a bright blue vein. Grabbing the lighter, she lights the bottom of the spoon until

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    stoop her social class where she can help others in being well off in society. Even though she is constantly conscious of her social standing she still does as she pleases. Although Jane Austen never herself made any distinctions between her own heroines but it is easily observed that Pride and Prejudice was the first novel drafted by Austen and Emma was drafted when Austen had a little more taste of life and success in life. Elizabeth Bennet appeals to us in an instant but for Emma we first encounter

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    Vikas Yadav Professor April Pelt Engl 2130 5 February 2014 Jane Eyre : The Self-Constructed Heroine PART ONE : SUMMARY In this article author (Lorna) have been constructing of the female Bildungsroman, which means whose principal subject is the moral, psychological, and intellectual development of a usually youthful main character or development. Jane Eyre has all the determining characteristics of a traditional Bildungsroman. The plot of this novel is based on stages of growth and development

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    lavish lifestyle where she could do whatever she wanted and spend all the money she desired. She did nothing to help the people of France, such as those suffering from poverty in the Third Estate. But some claim that she was a heroine to France. Marie Antoinette was not a heroine to the people of France but a traitor because she left her husband, Louis XVI, to handle all responsibilities of the country, had high controversy around her lifestyle choices, and all of her incompetency led to the French Revolution

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    The Gothic Heroine in Northanger Abbey Jane Austen wrote Northanger Abbey as a satire and when the reader turns every page, it is clear that Jane Austen was making fun of the society she was living in. It’s the satire of the Gothic novel that was surrounding her at the time. What Northanger Abbey does so well in terms of satire is subvert the system of Western patriarchy by the gothic genre and questions the structure of women and nature. Like many of the tales in England of the heroine, Northanger

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    The United States entered a period of territorial expansion in the 19th century. At that phase, large portions of the country’s land consisted of undisturbed forest. Maps only charted states along the east coast. Lack of western topographic information encouraged the government to increase its exploration funding. It sponsored the Lewis and Clark Expedition, arguably its most famous mission, to survey the harsh wilderness. The expedition met various Native American tribes along its journey. Naturally

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