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    T.S Elliot: Threatening Women

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    Threatening Women A reoccurring theme in much of Eliot’s poetry is the figure or figures of threatening women. Eliot includes his intimidation of women in a lot of poetry he writes. However, with some of his later poetry his feeling towards women changes. He goes from fearing them and feeling threatened to almost celebrating them. When comparing his work in “The Wasteland” to his work in “Marina” you can definitely sense a change in his feelings. Could this change in his poetry be a result of his

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    Threatening Women of Homer's Odyssey

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    The Threatening Women of Homer's Odyssey Aristotle called this poem 'a story of character' which is very true, as the analysis of people in the Odyssey id detailed and they are carefully depicted. Though the women still remain a fairly mysterious force that test Odysseus' determination for 'nostos' (hero's return home), requiring the man whose words are "like snowflakes" to use every trick he has to evade their threat, his civility not allowing him to strike them. In the Underworld, Agamemnon

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    actions. The way we present our self to others is by performing to their expectations or going against them. If people defy expectation and do as they want they are creating their own unique identity. In “Selections from Hard to Get: Twenty-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom,” Leslie Bell talks about three young

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    countries. Also, modern corporate organization doesn't require the business leaders to view the conditions of their employees, personally, and within the workplace. Children and women are heavily exploited within this structure because of poverty, desperation, and survival. Girls are at the bottom of this list. Women have the advantage of age in some instance, but girls are sometimes left to fend for themselves because of orphanhood or a family caretaker status. This dilemma is invisible to most

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    A Room of Ones Own by Virginia Woolf

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    essays and novels provide an insight into her life experiences and those of women of the 20th century. Her most famous works include Mrs. Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), Orlando: A Biography (1928), The Waves (1931), and A Room of One's Own (1929) (Roseman 11). A Room of One's Own is an based on Woolf's lectures at a women's college at Cambridge University in 1928. Woolf bases her thoughts on "the question of women and fiction". In the essay, Woolf asks herself the question if a woman

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    Algerian women. Autobiography becomes Djebar’s way back to the cherished maternal world of her past, where she seeks healing and reconciliation from a self fragmented by the colonial experience. At the same time, it allows Algerian women’s muted voices and veiled presences to emerge into public space. Before beginning the quartet, Djebar, trained as a historian, undertook an oral history project that involved probing Algerian women’s collective memory. In the mid 1970’s she interviewed women in her

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    and other female relatives. She was once again sent to the catholic boarding school and carried on her education until she graduated, she was well known and won many medals for her academic successes. She grew up surrounded by single independent women and this must have been a huge influence on her life, but in 1863 her grandmother died three days before Christmas, her friend Kitty was also banished from the convent and to make everything much worse her half brother, George died in the war.

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    Society has a way of placing unrealistic expectations on women. By using television, magazines, billboards, and even toys we see a mold of what women are supposed to look like. In other words the perfect woman should look like a Barbie Doll. In Marge Piercy’s, “Barbie Doll,” we find a girl child growing up through the adolescence stage characterized by appearances and barbarity. Piercy uses lots of imagery to describe the struggles the girl experiences during her teenage years and the effects that

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    Sylvia Plath’s poem “Mirror” is about a women maturing with time and her mirror is witness to her aging and her journey to finding herself. The mirror serves as a vivid portrayal of women’s life and stride through a very reliable persona, the mirror. Along her required journey she is faced with obstacles, such as herself and time ticking. All through life’s inconsistencies the mirror is the only one that does not hide her truth but reveals it to her even though she may not want to face reality. This

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    Helen as Angel and Rebel in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall In nineteenth century England, the lives of men and women were completely different. The women had very few - or no - rights and the man had absolute power over his wife and children. He even had the rights to his wife's income or heritage! The only acceptable way for a woman to lead her life was to be a social character, a supporting wife and loving mother, so to speak an "angel in the house". The term "the angel in the house" refers to

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    Catharine Maria Sedgewick's Hope Leslie The title character of Catharine Maria Sedgewick’s novel, Hope Leslie, defies the standards to which women of the era were to adhere. Sedgewick’s novel is set in New England during the 17th century after the Puritans had broken away from the Church of England. Hope Leslie lives in a repressive Puritan society in which women behave passively, submit to the males around them, and live by the Bible. They allow the men of their family to make decisions for them and

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    Examination of Mrs. Anne Hutchinson at the Court at Newton.” The trial, which took place in 1637, set a standard for the future treatment of women, and subsequently their speech and writing. Because of the way the prosecution pigeonholes Hutchinson into admitting her guilt, the reverends (and thus men) gain (or keep) power over women—the power to control their women and to interpret contrived meanings from their words. From the start of the proceedings, it is clear that Hutchinson’s only “crime” is

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    right to talk of the sorrows of marriage . . . I’ve married five husbands . . . .”(Chaucer 174). The point of Alison’s long-winded prologue is to crush the idea that men have a hierarchy of dominance over women. Chaucer makes this point, and also the point, through Alison’s tale, that if women are given what they want, then they will be obedient and faithful to their men. The worldliness of Alison is something that would have been looked down upon at the time that Chaucer wrote his tales. But Alison

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    against women, which is an incredible problem in our society. Even, famous women in our society have been victims to brutal violence between a man and the women herself. For example, Rihanna and Chris Brown, although they were in a relationship, that didn’t stop Chris Brown from getting into multiple altercations with Rihanna, which ended in Rihanna being broken physically and emotionally, even though this happened Rihanna would return to Chris. In the article, “When a Man Hit’s a Women”, the women

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    another man. Because of this eventful tragedy, Shahrayar decides to have his wife killed because of her unfaithful acts. The man that killed his wife, named Vizer, once the dead was done by killing his wife, Vizer had a new job which was to find a new women to sleep with each night. Every morning the woman is killed after she sleeps with the king by Vizer. He did this so he would not have to deal it the pain of having an unfaithful woman in his presents and feel that pain ever again. One day Vizer’s

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    Manto's Stories

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    generally expressed through murder, rape or other forms of violent conduct. Women are most of the times the victims of the onslaught of communalist madness that Manto brings to the fore but there are times when they rise up against the hypocrisy of gender beliefs and show defiance in different forms. They at times are righteous and not easily dominated. Today in my presentation I will examine the defiant positions that women take up in different ways in stories of Manto in times of conflict. I will

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    access to Ward 81, the only locked hospital security ward for women. The women in Ward 81 were considered to “be dangerous to themselves or to others” (Jacobs). Mark and Karen Folger Jacobs, a writer, were given permission to stay an extended amount of time at Ward 81. They spent a total of 36 days in Ward 81 getting to know the women that resided there (goodreads.com). Mark spent her time there photographing and befriending the women that were patients there. Even thought Mary Ellen Mark was known

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    poor girl child confidence and self-esteem is consume by society pressure and of her peers opinion on of how a woman should look like that she feels that she needs to cut off her nose and her legs. Barbie Doll is a perfect example of the pressure women have fro society The story begins with the birth of the girlchild.Growing up she is a normal child, she plays with dolls the goo pee pee , and GE stove and wearing ruby red lipstick. At that of your life you mimic what you see on tv or in the household

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    gets the same reaction when you ask to see the Pinterest board she created for her wedding day. Women and weddings are two words that are always associated with each other. But what happens to the women that don’t favor being married to someone? Mary Helen Washington describes her own experiences with societies views of women and marriage in her essay “Working at Single Bliss”. In the essay she

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    girls compare themselves to the women in magazines and ads and begin questioning themselves saying, “What can I do to be like them?”, “What do I need to change about myself for people to look at me the same way they look at those women?”. These negative ideas about their own beauty force the young teens to begin hating their own appearance and demolishing their self-confidence. Ladies desire to feel acceptance and when they see that they do not compare to the women in the media they begin to weaken

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