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Wandering Girl Summary

‘‘Boys and Girls’’ was first published in 1968 in The Montrealer, The story, narrated by a young girl, details the time in her life when she leaves childhood and its freedoms behind and realizes that to be a ‘‘girl’’ is to be, eventually, a woman. The child begins to understand that being socially typed entails a host of serious implications. Thus becoming a ‘‘girl’’ on the way to womanhood is a time fraught with difficulties for the young protagonist because she senses that women are considered...

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Jamaica Kincaid’s short story “Girl” is of a complicated relationship with her mother that comes out in the mother-daughter dynamic in the story. The mother, obviously a dominant figure in the young girl’s upbringing, informs the young girl of various duties associated with being a young, dignified lady. Her mother gives the daughter advice to make her the "proper" woman she should in fact be, and this advice gets more and more firm as the story continues. “Girl” is a very well suitable title...

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106-16 Hoeflinger 25 Feb 2014 Girl What makes a woman? Femininity and masculinity have long been defined and divided along gender lines that were never meant to be crossed; a man or woman who does not fit the archetypical picture of their strict gender-biased boundaries is shunned and stereotyped. A woman who does not embody the perception of the perfect wife and mother, especially in the 1950s-60s, would have been considered unladylike. In Jamaica Kincaid’s “Girl”, the matters of womanhood and...

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Girl by Jamaica Kincaid Jamaica Kincaid relates the relationship between a mother and daughter in her poem, “Girl”. The poem is about how a mother prepares her daughter to become a woman. She gives her a litany of valuable lessons to shape her behavior and character according to what is acceptable to their culture. Kincaid cleverly dropped hints throughout her poem suggesting that the culture being referred to is the Afro-Carribean culture. The Afro-Carribean culture is a blend of music, dance...

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Girl” by Hanif Kureishi The short story written by Hanif Kureishi portrays a typical love story, but with complex aspects. Hanif Kureishi is an English author, novelist and short-story writer. “Girl” was written in 1999. It revolves about a young woman, Nicole, who is in a relationship with an older man, Majid. A classic cliché, young girl falls in love with older experienced man, and with that some questions and problems naturally will arise. They are together, despite of Majid’s age and...

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1 UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND PRESS The Spare Room Kathryn Lomer Teachers’ Notes ISBN: 978 07022 3477 4 / AU$18.95 Summary Structure Characters Discussion Drama About the Author 2 2 2 3 4 4 These notes may be reproduced free of charge for use and study within schools but they may not be reproduced (either in whole or in part) and offered for commercial sale. Staff House Road St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia PO Box 6042 St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia Ph: (+61 7) 3365 2606 Fax: (+61 7) 3365...

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Summary [icon] | This section requires expansion. (March 2012) | During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank received a diary as one of her presents on her 13th birthday. She began to write in it on June 14, 1942, two days later, and twenty two days before going into hiding with her father Otto, mother Edith, older sister Margot, and another family, Hermann van Pels, his wife Auguste, and their teenage son Peter. The group went into hiding in the sealed-off upper rooms of...

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the media can change how girls and boys develop themselves. Children can distinguish gender roles on the things they learn everyday. When children act like doctors, teachers, mothers, and fathers they associate gender. Gender advertisement also plays a role in this. Because of recent advancement in technology people can know what their child is going to be before he or she is born. If it is a boy the things that people buy will be more masculine and rough. If it is a girl the things that a parent...

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and to the tolerance of ambiguity. Summary of results and discussion This section is organized according to the answers to the research question of this study, which was: How does cultural background impact upon strategy use? Both groups of students used strategies frequently. According to the results, there was no overall statistical difference in strategy use, according to the means. At the category level, no differences were identified. These summary result mirror the Grainger (1997) study...

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Summary Huang xiaoxiaArticle: Using netnography research method to reveal the underlying dimensions of the customer/tourist experience This study aims to examine the concept of customer experience in the tourist industry by using netnography research method. Customer experience is defined as the internal and subjective response that customers have of any direct or indirect contact with a company. The origin of “customer experience” is the book, Experience Economy. The authors claimed that experiences...

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