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    Katharine Hepburn

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    A fiery Scots-Yankee known for her intelligence, humor and iron determination, Katharine Hepburn demonstrated remarkable staying power in a screen career that spanned more than six decades, winning three of her four Best Actress Oscars after the age of 60. Credit must go to her extraordinary parents, a noted urologist father, who at great professional risk brought the facts about venereal disease to a wider public, and his dedicated suffragette wife (an early champion of birth control), for providing

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    Katharine Hepburn

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    Katharine Hepburn Graceful, charming, hilarious, self-confident, hard-working, determined, outrageous; Katharine Hepburn has been gathering adjectives for years, adding them to her image with carelessness and calculation. In an era of changing roles for women, Katharine Hepburn was able to use her influence on the American film to stand out as an early role model of the modern American woman. She had the essence of the successful adventuress: no mater the challenge, she survived in tact with

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    Through out the 50s there were hundreds of actors and actresses. To name a few Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando ,Grace Kelly, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Doris Day. Each of these performers have received Oscars nods for their played roles. Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929 in Belgium. Hepburn was a cosmopolitan from birth as her father was an English banker and her mother a Dutch baroness. In

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    to the article, Feminists call Katharine Hepburn... ... middle of paper ... ...set examples for future generations and have shed light on the feminist movement in the U.S. References: Do Rozario, R.,C. (2004). The princess and the magic kingdom: Beyond nostalgia, the function of the disney princess. Women's Studies in Communication, 27(1), 34-59. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/198270180?accountid=32521 Feminists call Katharine Hepburn a role model for young women. (2003

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    Feminism In Pat And Mike

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    Sara Krull Pat and Mike 12 February 2014 Journal Question - N Pat and Mike is a romantic comedy directed by George Cukor that makes a statement on feminism in the context of competitive sports. The film features Katharine Hepburn as Pat, a female athlete who excels in a variety of sports. Her character, for the most part, defies traditional gender roles - she is self-assertive and tough. However, her strong character is profoundly altered whenever she is around her fiance, Collier West. She becomes

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    Muriel King showed us Fashion in a way never seen before but showed us her creativity in another art form painting.Muriel did many things to contribute to the fashion industry today.She was one of the first known woman fashion designers in America.Her career in the fashion industry lasted for over four decades.Her artwork traveled the world and inspired other people to show their creativity.She used one type of art and formed it into another form creating a masterpiece.She traveled around the world

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    In the study of Tennessee Willliams' plays: "Suddenly Last Summer" and "The Glass Menagerie", we can find a great deal of autobiographical connections. "The Glass Menagerie" is particularly considered the author's most biographical work. It is described by the playwright as "a memory play"; indeed, it is a memory of the author's own youth, an expression of his own life and experiences. Similarly, "Suddenly Last Summer" includes many of Tennesse Williams' real life details. First and foremost,

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    Abandoned by her husband and left penniless, Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, lived in a small alley apartment on the lower middle-class section of town with her two adult children Tom and Laura. This was far cry from Amanda’s youth during the Victorian era at Blue Mountain to her present situation of poverty and uncertainty. As a single mother, Amanda was worried about her family’s financial security along with concerns regarding her daughter’s lack of marital prospects;

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    Imagined Lives in The Glass Menagerie The Glass Menagerie is representative of how modern home life is perceive in many modern works of literature. The home is broken, and each family member survives only because of their dreams, which lie in a fantastic world. Amanda, Tom, and Laura's fantasies significantly affect how they interact with each other, and foreshadow the type of disappointment that each character faces at the end of this tragedy. Amanda, while living in the Depression

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    The African Queen

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    THE AFRICAN QUEEN Short Summary: "The African Queen" is the tale of two companions with different personalities who develop an untrustworthy love affair as they travel together downriver in Africa around the start of World War I. They struggle against the climate, the river, the bugs, the Germans and, most of all, against each other. In the course of much misery, they develop love and respect for each other. Detailed Summary: In September 1914, the German occupying forces hold East Africa

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