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    must place her damaged arm on the neck of a hung criminal, to cure it. "The Withered Arm" also shows a lot of differentiation between the social classes. The reason why Farmer Lodge disowned his son is because Lodge was having an affair with Rhoda at the time, so he was bore of her. She is of a lower social class than he is so he doesn't want people to know he was involved with her. There is much gender discrimination in "An Imaginative Woman". People would have not been generally interested

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    The Wessex Tales

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    Thomas Hardy portrays Rhoda s being a social victim for having a child out of wedlock, although she is isolated it is ironic that Farmer Lodge is not, but he is still accepted as part of the community. This shows women are lower than men women are inferior to men. Farmer lodge does not acknowledge the fact that he has a son ‘Just the same as usual’ ‘ Took no notice of you’ ‘None’ Rhoda son is use to his dad ignoring him. All that Farmer Lodge has given Rhoda is a job, Rhoda works away from the

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    ‘The Withered Arm’, there are four main characters: Rhoda who is a milkmaid, Gertrude who is Farmer Lodge’s new wife, Farmer Lodge who owns the farmhouse and the Son whose parents are Rhoda and Farmer Lodge. At the beginning of the story Rhoda becomes pregnant and soon after splits up with Farmer Lodge. She is outcast because people think she is a witch. The story then moves on eight years and Farmer Lodge brings back his new wife Gertrude Lodge. Rhoda is jealous of her and sends her son who is now eight

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    The Last Juror

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    the town of Clanton was Rhoda Kassellaw, and Danny Padgett. Rhoda Kassellaw was your average widow, she had two children, and pretty much always kept to herself. Danny Padgett, on the other hand, was a rich man. Danny lived with his parents on top of a mountain, on Padgett Island, off the coast of Mississippi. His family was very rich and very powerful. They were like the Italian Mafia of Mississippi, into smuggling, drugs, ect. One night Danny Padgett broke into Rhoda Kassellaw's house and

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    end there? Why does she come here at all - who wants her?" (Mansfield 229). Miss Brill's turns her sensitivity outward rather than inward.  She possesses keen eye for outward appearances and detail, but has little knowledge of inward life.  As Rhoda Nathan comments, "...the genteel Miss Brill is an observer of life, one who sits on the sidelines and watches the game in all of its striving, contending, and passion" (92).  This is clear from her observations of people in the park.  She describes

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    The Aesthetic, the Postmodern and the Ugly: The Rustle of Language in William S. Burroughs’ The Soft Machine and The Ticket That Exploded Ugliness is everywhere. It is on the sidewalks—the black tar phlegm of old flattened bubblegum—squashed beneath the scraped soles of suited foot soldiers on salary. It is in the straddled stares of stubborn strangers. It is in the cancer-coated clouds that gloss the sweet-tooth sky of the Los Angeles Basin with bathtub scum sunsets rosier than any Homer

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    In the movie Rhoda Williams gets causes a car accident and kills John Burroughs wife and son. The movie follows her life after the accident as another identical earth was found. The movie discuss determinism and free will as it explores the idea of two different worlds. The movie starts when Rhoda looks up at Earth two driving her car intoxicated. The movie relates to P. F. Strawson’s idea of reactive attitudes because it is a theory of responsibility and most of the movie talks about her responsibility

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    relationship between Rhoda and Gertrude in The Withered Arm. The Withered Arm is a pre-20th century book by Thomas Hardy; the plot of the story is in and around the writers' imaginary village of Holmstoke and town of Casterbridge. One of the main themes of The Withered Arm was Jealousy it was portrayed through Rhoda Brook, 'a thin fading woman of thirty' 'that had once been handsome', who had an affair with Farmer Lodge and bore him a son. Farmer Lodge left Rhoda to bring up their son

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    Discipline can be a very controversial topic that can raise many questions. According to Margaret Mead and Rhoda Metraux in “Discipline—To What End?” “In a society in which many people are socially mobile and may live as adults in a social or cultural environment very different from the one in which they grew up, old forms of discipline may be wholly unsuited to new situations.” What they mean is that the discipline parents used on their children may not be the same discipline that those children

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    old child. For example, when Christine Penmark asked Rhoda about Claude Daigle's death, she said that it was exciting and that she did not care Claude was dead. Also, Rhoda takes extreme measures to get what she wants. Her need for things control her emotions and thoughts. For example, she attacked Claude because she did not win the penmanship medal, and when he threatens to tell the police, she killed him. Furthermore, when threatened, Rhoda does anything in her power to make sure they do not go

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    Rhoda Mwale is living in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia and one of the fastest developing cities in South Africa. Rhoda’s house is constructed of mud, and was built by her deceased husband. Although she operates a small vegetable stand in Chainda Market, her income was never high enough to sustain her household. Only one of her five children were able to attend school due to financial constraints. Unfortunately, during the last rainy season, one of the rainiest seasons in Lusaka, Rhoda’s house

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    Suffering Between Rhoda in The Withered Arm and The Son's Veto in the tale 'The Withered Arm' in the story 'The Son's Veto' are both very lonely women. Both of these women and have been mistreated by men, but none of them ever speak out for themselves to tell the men that their behaviour is unacceptable. Women who were treated by men were just expected by their fathers (if the husband is rich) to just keep quiet and be happy that they are financially supported. Rhoda is a social reject

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    Feeling Sympathy for Gertrude and Rhoda in The Withered Arm, by Thomas Hardy The Withered arm is typical of Hardy's novellas, as it is a tragedy. It involves two main characters, Rhoda and Gertrude. Rhoda and Gertrude both have their own different problems that the must face. Rhoda and Gertrude become friends after they first meet. Rhoda had an illegitimate child to farmer lodge who marries Gertrude. Before Rhoda and Gertrude meet Rhoda does not know what Gertrude is like so is bitter about

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    Case Study Review and Reflection In Rhoda Halperin’s Practicing Community: Class, Culture, and Power in an Urban Neighborhood, over six years of anthropological research was conducted in the East End community of Cincinnati, Ohio. This book presented how East Enders were wanting to preserve their community as it was subjected to sudden changes, such as urban and economic developments. Halperin included narratives and viewpoints from various East Enders in order to voice the community

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    Rhoda Brook's Diary from The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy Dear Diary, I am quite alarmed today as when I was milking the cows this morning I overheard some other milkmaids gossiping about my former lover and father of my son and that he is getting married to a woman 'many years his junior'. This is just so typical of him. I know he is only doing this to spite me. He has really embarrassed me. As if I wasn't already the talk of the village even after twelve years since I had my beautiful

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    Rhonda Brook's Difficulties Rhoda Brook was a milkmaid who was in her early thirties. She worked on Farmer Lodge's farm milking the cows, Farmer Lodge adored her when she was younger, this lead to them having an affair; Rhoda became pregnant. Farmer Lodge decided to end their relationship, Rhoda had to continue her life looking after and bringing up his child, but she remained working on the farm being ignored by almost everyone. During this time Rhoda faced many difficulties including

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    enduring it for the purpose of satisfaction. Coping mechanisms between individuals vary when faces with obstacles of self-torture, guilt and healing. Rhoda and John are merely two exemplifying roles of this. Although both individuals represented in the film portray a sense of masochism, their grappling behaviors are polar opposites. To begin with, there is Rhoda. After being held accountable for the travesty she causes the night of her MIT acceptance, she feels the strong urge to make things right. In her

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    two of the female characters in two or more of the female characters in two or more of the tales you have studied. Gertrude Lodge, Rhoda Brook and Phyllis Grove are all very different women in different situations; however they all suffer an undeserved fate. Gertrude, from The Withered Arm, loses her looks, the love of her husband and her friendship with Rhoda, who in turn loses her only friend, her son and must suffer the shame of an illegitimate child. This was highly unacceptable at the

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    or takes it away from a character so more sorrow seems to be on another. He also uses powerful language to strengthen his points and finally he shows sorrow from a character’s point of view. He uses these techniques on the three main characters (Rhoda, Farmer Lodge and Gertrude) exceptionally well. We first see Farmer Lodge in his gig while bringing his new wife Gertrude to Holmstoke. He sees his son but completely ignores him: “One of the neighbourhood. I think he lives with his mother a

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    accident that the ghost had warned about. 'The Withered Arm´ features a milkmaid named Rhoda Brook whose ex-husband, Mr Lodge, remarries a young lady called Gertrude. Even before meeting Gertrude, Rhoda is jealous of her and begins to hate her. Without seeing Gertrude, Rhoda dreams that Gertrude is sitting on top of her, trying to suffocate her. Rhoda reaches out and grabs her arm, pushing her to the floor. Rhoda wakes up but believes that her encounter with Gertrude was too vivid and real to be

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