"Emasculated Sissy" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Difference Between Sissy and Bitzer

    Times. Can anybody really define a horse? Cecilia Jupe, also known as Sissy, was unable to answer this question because she was, well, normal....

    Charles Dickens, Circus, Fact and Fancy 1451 Words | 4 Pages

  • Louisa and Sissy: Fact Against Fancy in Hard Times

    Louisa and Sissy: Fact against fancy in Hard Times. Two female characters in Hard Times, Louisa Gradgrind and Sissy Jupe...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Childhood 1067 Words | 3 Pages

  • Discuss the Character of Sissy Jupe and How Her Character Is Based Along the Main Themes of Hard Times

    Discuss the character of Sissy Jupe and how her character is based along the main themes of Hard Times In Hard Times the character,...

    Emotion, English-language films, Gradgrind 1240 Words | 4 Pages

  • Prufrock is presented as ‘an awkward and emasculated character’. To what extent do the metaphors in ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ create this view of the character?

    Prufrock is presented as ‘an awkward and emasculated character’. To what extent do the metaphors in ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’...

    1567 Words | 4 Pages

  • Homophobia in Society

    life, and then from every other male figure in one's life; teachers, coaches, bosses, coworkers, friends, and all other men in society. (Kimmel, CP Page 217)...

    Gender, Gender identity, Gender role 1323 Words | 4 Pages

  • Industrialization in "Hard Times" by Charles Dickens

    that a person needs more than just fact in their life. The novel examines the utilitarian system through various characters such as Tom, who has been brought...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens characters 1634 Words | 4 Pages

  • Hard Times Charles Dickens

    Ritsie Armington Mrs. Thompson AP English Lit 11/6/12 In the novel, “Hard Times,” Charles Dickens uses Mr. Gradgrind, Louisa Gradgrind and...

    Animal rights, Charles Dickens, Gradgrind 760 Words | 3 Pages

  • Charles Dickens' Life Related to His Book, "Hard Times"

    was Hard Times for everyone. Sissy Jupe, who grew up among Sleary's Horse Riding Circus, and was not exposed to the harsh doctrine of the...

    Barnaby Rudge, Bleak House, Charles Dickens 989 Words | 3 Pages

  • Use of Exaggeration in Hard Times

    what it implies not only as the basis of society but also at the personal level. Through this hyperbolic representation of his characters he emphasizes what...

    Charles Dickens characters, Consequentialism, Exaggeration 1532 Words | 5 Pages

  • Girl Number 20, Essay from Hard Times, Dickens, C.

    Gradgrind, Louisa, Tom, Cecilia Jupe (Sissy), Mr. Harthouse, Stephen Blackpool among others. However, the one we identified the most with, was...

    A Story, Bleak House, Charles Dickens 2331 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Legacy by Virginia Wolf

    THE LEGACY by Virgina Woolf (1882-1941) PART I. Before the meeting 1. At the beginning of the story Gilbert Clandon was waiting for Sissy...

    1093 Words | 3 Pages

  • How Does Dickens Present the Conflict of Fact and Fancy in 'Hard Times'. - Grade B

    when Bounderby realises she is interfering in his private life. Dickens uses Sissy Jupe as a contrast to the philosophy of just fact...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens characters 1780 Words | 5 Pages

  • Identify Different Characterisations and Comparisons That Dickens Uses in the Novel “Hard Times” to Show Aspects of a Victorian Society During the Industrial Revolution?

    what was thought of children during this period of time and how schools were organised on the same lines as factories. In Victorian schools, class sizes...

    Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens characters, Circus 1993 Words | 5 Pages

  • Gender Stereotypes

    accumulating a lot of information on the subject. As the information can be very helpful, sometimes it can be destructive. That is the case when it comes to...

    Boy, Childhood, Female 1417 Words | 4 Pages

  • Role and Concept of Sleary's Circus in Hard Times

    showing their legs as opposed to the prudish compulsions of the women of those times. Their sense of anger against Bounderby, who insensitively states facts...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Circus 1622 Words | 5 Pages

  • An Analysis Of Charles Dickens Hard Times

    resulted from upper-class societies in the Victorian Era. Louisa first began to understand the value in lower-class life through experiences with...

    Social class, Victorian era, Working class 1596 Words | 5 Pages

  • Education in Hard Times by Charles Dickens

    expand and challenge a child’s mind, and imagination. Cecilia Jupe, who throughout the novel is called “Sissy”, is a product of a much...

    Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens characters, Circus 2099 Words | 5 Pages

  • Analyse Louisa’s Marriage with Bounderby as an Example of Patriarchal and Utilitarian “Arrangement” in Victorian Society (Hard Times by Charles Dickens)

    inexperience and simplicity by criticising her father’s system and praying upon her frustrations. A clever man, he manipulates the situation so well that it...

    Charles Dickens, Charles Dickens characters, Gradgrind 1808 Words | 5 Pages

  • How does Charles Dickens treat the theme of education in his novel Hard Times?

    enjoyable? Sissy is another of Gradgrind's pupils, she is different to Bitzer as she is more imaginative than him, and is the one who is seen...

    Charles Dickens, Child, Childhood 2396 Words | 7 Pages

  • Homosexuality in Film

    portrayal in movies through the "sissy" character. These characters were never revealed to be gay, instead they were hilariously effeminate...

    Bisexuality, Censorship, Gay 940 Words | 3 Pages

  • Hard Times, Charles Dickens

    chapters is Cecilia Jupe, also know as Sissy; a new girl to Gradgrind’s school who was unlike any other pupil. The clear contrast between her...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Gradgrind 1449 Words | 4 Pages

  • Dickens and His Structure of Ha

    to have imperial gallons of facts poured into them until they are filled to the brim" (Dickens 12). Gradgrind's methods of education are employed to show...

    Charles Dickens, Gradgrind, Hard Times 906 Words | 3 Pages

  • Is Chivalry Dead?

    Knights would write poetry, letters and songs, anything to serenade and get into the good graces of the lady of his heart and would then build up enough ego...

    Chivalry, Courtly love, Gentleman 983 Words | 3 Pages

  • guy code

    Being a man starts very early in a boys life, there is also a boys code that all little boys need to follow so their guy friends can accept them. The...

    Boy, Emotion, Gender 1144 Words | 2 Pages

  • Breaking the Norm

    the norms of society and at the same time caught my friends stereotyping. Other people said I looked ridiculous and others called me a "sissy."...

    Boy, Gender, Gender role 1320 Words | 4 Pages

  • Introduction to Hard Times

    the novel is curiously skeletal. There are four separate plots, or at least four separate centres of interest: the re-education through suffering of Mr....

    Charles Dickens, F. R. Leavis, Gradgrind 2026 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Problem of Identity in Fight Club

    indecision morphs into action after Bob’s death becomes just one more hymn for the zombie-like Project Mayhemers to chant: “His name was Robert Paulson.”...

    Cacophony Society, Chuck Palahniuk, Edward Norton 1702 Words | 4 Pages

  • “‘Boyz in the Hood’: Masculinities in Native Son”

    black men do not have any actual power in society, so to make up for their downfall; they must show their physical power to each other. However, the case is...

    African American, Afro-Latin American, Black people 914 Words | 3 Pages

  • Gender Roles and Marriage

    around the axles, and he has to send for a tow truck. The mechanic who arrives is described as “young” and “grinning.” The description implies that the...

    Gender, Gender identity, Gender role 1314 Words | 4 Pages

  • Inside the World of Boys

    needs of boys. Many of the boys today live behind a mask of masculine bravado that hides the genuine self to conform to our society’s expectations (Pollack...

    Boy, Feeling, Friendship 1557 Words | 4 Pages

  • Charles Dickens and Mark Twain's Lessons

    that is not factual is considered as imagination. The wisdom of the heart is embodied in Sissy Jupe. Simple, considered uneducable,...

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Black people, Charles Dickens 1327 Words | 4 Pages

  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid

    to middle school, his mom bought him a "Diary" witch has the word "Diary" right in the middle and is in big letters. he is scared to bring it to school...

    Friendship, Greg Heffley, High school 892 Words | 3 Pages

  • Bullying Report

    satisfaction in harming and making other people suffer emotionally. Bullies find rewards for his or her behavior with material objects or psychological...

    Abuse, Aggression, Bullying 869 Words | 3 Pages

  • Failure of Thomas Gradgrind (Hard Times by Charles Dickens)

    theory to the orphan child Sissy, who is the estranged child of the circus man Jupe, whom Gradgrind, overcome by pity at realizing her...

    Education, Education theory, Gradgrind 1345 Words | 4 Pages

  • Are Nba Players Overpaid?

    getting signed, there are those college stars that never make it and the players that make the league minimum. That statement shows the author’s sympathy for...

    Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan 1519 Words | 4 Pages

  • Essay on 'Hard Times' by Charles Dickens

    because she doesn’t know how to. Dickens is showing here that extreme use of Fact does not allow for the proper development of the human soul and mind. He...

    American middle class, Gradgrind, Hard Times 2086 Words | 6 Pages

  • Levis Business Report

    enthusiastic designers who could possible introduce a new brand of denim jeans into the market. This could also tie in with the threat of substitutes as...

    Brand, Denim, Fashion 846 Words | 3 Pages

  • Reflection Paper

    have shared understanding each other and shared one house. The Sissy Ducking The stage of fidelity: Identity vs. role confusion by...

    574 Words | 2 Pages

  • Major themes in the novel Hard Times

    living. Hard Times Hard Times is the title of the book and a theme. Every character in the novel faces hard times at some point. We can examine some of the...

    Bourgeoisie, Charles Dickens, Hard Times 367 Words | 2 Pages

  • Romanticism Vs. Utilitarianism

    of value. His system of education has no room for poetry or expression. He thinks that creativity and "Fancy" are a waste of time and distractions from...

    Charles Dickens, Gradgrind, Hard Times 666 Words | 2 Pages

  • One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Essay

    and her power stronger. The only patient who challenges Ratched’s ideals is McMurphy, for his confidence, masculinity, and utter competitiveness cannot be...

    Emasculation, Gender, Gender identity 1509 Words | 4 Pages

  • Stereotypes and Prejudice Worksheet

    bangers. Black people are good at basketball. White people cannot dance. Gender Women are responsible for raising the children Women are not as smart as...

    632 Words | 3 Pages

  • Metaphors and Matadors; Symbols, Some Bulls, and Steers

    bulls in bull-fights, which appears frequently in the second half of the book. In a general sense, the steer represents the main character, Jake Barnes, but...

    American literature, Bullfighting, Cattle 1066 Words | 3 Pages

  • Post Traumatic Stress Research Paper

    about the tragedy they experience. Veterans try to avoid thinking and picturing the trauma they went through while in combat because they feel an extreme...

    1217 Words | 3 Pages

  • It is difficult for the reader to feel much affection for the protagonist in Wolff’s memoir. Do you agree?

    himself and the reader that he is not the person Dwight defines him as. Jack is not hurt by Dwight’s accusations that he is a thief and liar because “I did...

    Abuse, Jacks, Reader 1592 Words | 3 Pages

  • Beauty and Evil Are Never Far Apart in Keats's Poetry” How Far Do You Agree with This View?

    has such specific nuances of Lamia, it depicts perfectly how Keats used beauty and evil were never far apart in the majority of his poetry; for to have two...

    Andreas Wilson, John Keats, La Belle Dame sans Merci 1475 Words | 4 Pages

  • Grace

    child who relies on his sister to protect him. Paul and his wife come to get them but Billie is hiding in a tree to escape from some of the bigger boys....

    Abuse, American novelists, Coming of age 585 Words | 4 Pages

  • Role of Women

    Hard Times, first published in 1854, presents women as the heroes of the story. The two main female characters, Sissy and Louisa, are...

    A Doll's House, Charles Dickens, Emma Thompson 2638 Words | 7 Pages

  • Gender Identity

    standard for all men to follow. In “’Bros before Hoes’: The Guy Code” by Michael Kimmel, he discusses the Guy Code and how it hasn’t changed for men over...

    1256 Words | 3 Pages

  • Couples therapy paper 385

    reflect on each other’s feelings. As times this was not an easy thing to so especially for the husband but he did do it. He was not sure about showing his...

    Body language, Emotion, Feeling 1454 Words | 4 Pages

  • How do Tennessee Williams and Ian McEwan present masculinity and Femininity as major themes in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and ‘Enduring Love’?

    in Clarissa and a more emasculated male character in Joe, showing the changes that society has undergone with women having equal rights in the...

    1256 Words | 3 Pages

  • Heterosexism

    in four phrases. To quote one, “No Sissy Stuff! One may never do anything that even remotely suggests femininity” (pg 85). The way our society...

    Bisexuality, Gay, Gender 1174 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women Characters in the Selected Novels of Charles Dickens

    exactly, but abundantly in a cluster of wild yet extraordinarily revealing remarks”. Women characters in his novel were often so memorable that they took...

    A Tale of Two Cities, Bill Sikes, Charles Dickens 3395 Words | 9 Pages

  • How Does Dickens Use the First Four Chapters of ‘Hard Times' to Introduce the Characters and Themes of the Novel?

    complains that he had to crawl out of poverty without aid, he is the firmest advocate of Sissy Jupe's dismissal from the school. And it is...

    Bleak House, Charles Dickens, Gradgrind 1132 Words | 3 Pages

  • How Did the Male Gender Roles of American Society During the 1960s Shape the Approach for Recruiting Soldiers Into the Vietnam War?

    young O’Brien kid, how the damned sissy had taken off for Canada.” Within this observation of his fellow townsfolk, O’Brien makes reference...

    Cold War, Conscientious objector, Conscription in the United States 2401 Words | 7 Pages

  • Marriage

    contentment by the individual. Humans, both female and male, share a gamut of the same emotions, skills, and strengths. For example, some women doubt their...

    Individual, Individualism, Laura Schlessinger 1639 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Importance of Male Honour in Much Ado About Nothing

    losing your sense of reasoning and good judgement could ruin your manhood. Although Benedick challenges Claudio for Hero’s and Beatrice sake he has got to do...

    Accession Day tilt, Elizabeth I of England, Elizabethan era 2083 Words | 5 Pages

  • Linguistic Perspectives and Existential Anxiety in Arun Kolatkar’s Poems

    just two bucks Syringe in hand the nurse said, It’s not gonna hurt, not a bit. Measuring my dick, Baban said, Mine’s bigger, bigger than yours, Punching...

    Linguistics, Long poem, Maharashtra 2114 Words | 6 Pages

  • Anaylsis of the Film: Fight Club

    essence of their manhood, their testicles. They are a representation of the 20th century males, castrated and without the male essence. Society has taken...

    Brad Pitt, Chuck Palahniuk, David Fincher 1226 Words | 3 Pages

  • Gender Stereotypes Essay

    a ‘girl’ or a ‘sissy’ by his robust and vigorous coach. Viola then decides to reveal she has been dressing up as a boy in order gain to be...

    1326 Words | 4 Pages

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