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Best Femininity Essays

  • The Femininity of the Chrysanthemums - 762 Words
    The femininity in The Chrysanthemums Men have been known to be superior to women. Women try hard to get passed this irrelevant stereotype. It is unfair to say that women cannot be independent and take control. There have been many critics that apply feminism to this story. “The Chrysanthemums” by John Steinbeck reveals Elisa Allen’s desire to have a more passionate marriage and secrets of expressing her gender. Elisa Allen realizes that she acts totally different around her husband....
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  • Nigella Lawson's Femininity - 391 Words
    Nigella Lawson uses her femininity in many ways in the caramel croissant pudding extract so that she appeals to every day women. She does this by showing how she is the same as all the other working mothers out there. She says “When I get home late and I haven’t eaten”, which shows that she goes to work like everybody else and women will be able to relate to her further. She also says “it is not lean, grilled protein I crave but carbs” and she is completely focusing in on women because most...
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  • Masculinity vs. Femininity - 472 Words
    Masculinity vs. Femininity Geert Hofstede Here you can see four persons, three of them are adults and the other one is a student. One of the adult seems to be the principal of a school, the other two seem to be the parents of that student. Those people are in a room, which seems to be the bureau f the principal since the sign on the door says “principal”. The reason why the parents of the student and the principal meet is because the student is not good in school. The principal is about to...
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  • Making Masculinity and Framing Femininity
    Soccer, which is also known as football in many countries around the world, is the most popular sport in the world. According to Sudgen and Tomlinson Soccer, compromises many countries’ national sport which provides a key site for the re/production of traditional forms of aggression and masculinity at an international level. Because of this, soccer has excluded and resisted the entry of women. The portrayal of soccer in the media shows us that soccer’s world regulating organizations, FIFA,...
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  • Compare and Contrast the Treatment of Femininity in Pygmalion and Medea
    In this essay I will be comparing and contrasting the way in which two different authors portray femininity in their respective dramatic texts. The two works I am using are Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw and Medea by Euripides. I will be looking at how the way men and women are portrayed can affect the way we interpret the texts, and showing that femininity isn’t necessarily a trait restricted just to women. I believe that femininity reflects expected female behaviour. There are certain traits...
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  • Compare/Contrast the Treatment of Femininity in Pygmalion and Medea
    Historically, the treatment of femininity in literature is wide ranging. Some texts explore the feelings and responsibilities involved with typically feminine traits such as motherhood and in social environments, while others highlight more feminist issues such as the struggle for equality and male oppression. Authors of both sexes have made major contributions to this area in literature but it remains surprising that male writers have been able to perceptively portray women above their...
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  • Masculinity in the Bible - 1683 Words
    Masculinity in the Bible Masculinity is defined by Susan Haddox to have four major characteristics. “1) Strength and skill as a warrior, 2) honor, including generosity and protecting ones family and clan, 3) bravery, and 4) persuasiveness, honesty and forthrightness.”1 These four characteristics of masculinity can be applied to many of the characters in the biblical stories including Gideon, David, and Jesus. The masculine traits mentioned are examples of hegemonic masculinity which means the...
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  • Are Woman Better Leaders Than Men
    Are Women Better Leaders Than Men?By Mitch McCrimmon | | An increasingly heard claim is that women are better leaders than men. What this really means is that leaders with stereotypical feminine traits might be better than those with classic masculine traits, whether men or women. The foundation for this claim is that women are more collaborative while men are more competitive. There is no doubt that collaboration is vital for success in business today. In addition, work is much more...
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  • Masculinity in Laura and Vertigo - 2844 Words
    Both Vertigo and Laura raise the idea of masculinity, and it's place and role in society and character. The relationships in both films, particularly those between the male protagonists and women, highlight the differing ideas of masculinity. The character of Scottie in Vertigo highlights how relationship with women can greatly effect the idea of masculinity, whereas this is reversed in Laura, when the title character Laura shows how she greatly changes the concept of masculinity through three...
    2,844 Words | 8 Pages
  • The comparision between Septimus s suicide and Okonkwo s Suiside
    The Comparison between Septimus’s Suicide and Okonkwo’s Suicide Glory Li Tongyu 1155054266 I. Introduction Septimus is one of the main characters in Mrs. Dalloway which is a story happened in western society after World War I, and Okonkwo is the protagonist in Things Fall Apart which is a book about the traditional African society in about 17th century. It seems like there are no connections between Septimus and Okonkwo, since they are from different eras and different social backgrounds; but...
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  • Class Act - 1136 Words
    Jermaine Lynne Mendoza Arakawa English 107 January 29, 2013 Class Act In the words of Parenti, “A woman can escape from economic and gender exploitation by winning the love and career advantages offered by a rich male.” (423) This makes it easy to say that when an example of a lower-class woman and an upper-class man fall in love, they will find happiness. In today’s society, it is less likely to happen but is wished upon and sought after by women of this generation. If a lower class...
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  • A View from the Bridge Final Coursework Essay
    A View From the Bridge Final Coursework Essay By Salman Ramjaun 10GE... How does Arthur Miller present the ideas of Manliness, Hostility and Aggression in ‘A View from the Bridge?’ ‘A View from the Bridge’, a play written by Arthur Miller was set in Red Hook, Brooklyn in the 1950s; this area consisted of many Italian immigrants who came to Brooklyn to work. The tragic hero of the play named, Eddie Carbone is a 40 year old man, an American of a Sicilian background; He is described as "a...
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  • New and Improved Ideal Men and Women
    New and Improved Ideal Man, Ideal Woman, Ideal Me There has been a popular misunderstanding about men and women. Boys, before they grow into men, were told to be a man, which means to wear the masks, to hide their fear, and not to seek any help from others. Girls, when they were little, were shaped by the society into being graceful and sensitive. What I now realize is that everyone can be both masculine and feminine. The society urges men and women to choose between the masculinity and...
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  • Stone Angel Essay - pride
    Pride has many benefits and many downfalls. Many qualities of pride can be beneficial, to be proud of family or friends can be uplifting and can form strong bonds. But pride can also mask genuine human emotions; stop those who feel pride from showing vulnerability, or weakness. The qualities of pride itself can be complex and inconceivable, like many human qualities. Each particular emotion has diverse and opposite effects, pride for example can be a word used to describe utter happiness and...
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  • assertiveness of women - 2187 Words
    With increasing assertiveness of women in the society there has been a complementary increase in Male femininity. A large number of men have become increasingly feminine in their outlook towards life. There could be a number of reasons for this. Empathy for women and a understanding for their way of life are the core reasons. Many men today are more effeminate than earlier, interspersing social norms and Gender Roles. Effeminacy among men is an important and often understated cause of Gender...
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  • A Woman Bound by Society - 2260 Words
    A Woman Bound by Society John Steinbeck, in his short story "The Chrysanthemums" depicts the trials of a woman attempting to gain power in a man's world. Elisa Allen tries to define the boundaries of her role as a woman in a closed society. While her environment is portrayed as a tool for social repression, it is through her love of nature and her garden where Elisa gains and shows off her power. As the story progresses, Elisa has trouble extending this power outside of the fence...
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  • Cathy as a feminist - 733 Words
    Discuss the presentation of Cathy in the novel. To what extent does she conform to the nineteenth century ideal of femininity. Cathy is presented in the novel as a very wild character from a very young age. She has a wild, passionate character and this is evident from the start. She is said to have been ‘hardly six years old but she could ride any horse in the stable and chose a whip.’ This is very challenging of Victorian ideals of femininity at that time. In Victorian society young girls...
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  • Hamlet 's Feminity - 4368 Words
    Canadian Social Science ISSN 1712-8056 Canadian Academy of Oriental and Occidental Culture Http://www.cscanada.org Http://www.cscanada.net E-mail: css@cscanada.org; caooc@hotmail.com Vol.5 No.5 2009 10/31/2009 Hamlet’s Femininity LA FÉMINITÉ DE HAMLET GUO De-yan1 Abstract: The charm of Hamlet over the centuries largely lies in Shakespeare’s subtle treatment of Hamlet, and many critics have interpreted Hamlet’s tragedy as a result of his indecisive character, his obsession with...
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  • The Hijab - 1231 Words
    How Identity is Represented Through Gender: Femininity and the Hijab An individual’s identity can differ depending on several different physical and biological factors including sexuality, gender, age and class. Throughout Ruby Tabassum’s article entitled Listening to the Voices of Hijab, identity is related to gender in a number of ways. I have decided to discuss this specific article because the idea of how femininity is portrayed is a significant aspect of Canadian culture nowadays....
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  • Feminism and Sexism in Corporate America
    Introduction: Take it all in all a man has a certain chance to get along in life. A woman, on the other hand, has little or none. The world's work is open to her, but she cannot do it. She lacks the physical strength for laying bricks or digging coal. If put to work on a steel beam a hundred feet above the ground, she would fall off. For the pursuit of business her head is all wrong. Figures confuse her. She lacks sustained attention and in point of morals the average woman is, even for...
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  • A Woman's Place in Society - 2221 Words
    ------------------------------------------------- Women Place In Society ------------------------------------------------- Man and woman are the two parts of a whole. One is incomplete without the other. The Holy Qur'an says, ''And we have created you in pairs''(male and female). The existence of one without the other would be colourless and boring. The need of the one for the other is so great that it was honored even in heaven when Eve was created for Adam. Moreover the union of both is...
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  • Rhetorical Analysis of ‘What’s Wrong with Cinderella’ By Peggy Orenstein
     Laura Walker 10/20/2014 Rhetorical Analysis of ‘What’s Wrong with Cinderella’ By Peggy Orenstein Using personal experience, Peggy Orenstein, discusses the impact businesses such as Disney and Mattel have on reinforcing gender roles. The fact that she is a mother discussing her own struggles gives the piece a more casual and personal tone. She is speaking to those like her. Having a conversation with the readers causes the piece to be well-rounded. While she does not address the reader...
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  • Women - 2135 Words
    Women’s Role in the Society Women do not have the same position as men, though much progress has been made in the society to bring women to a stage where they have equal rights, equal pay, equal independence but still it is not achieved. Though it may seem that women have a great deal of freedom and independence, the overall condition of women in the world of today is not as it should be. Still the bird flies with only one wing as the other is hampered and not fully functional. Equality...
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  • Summer Solstice - 277 Words
    Characters: 1. Doña Lupeng Moreta- initially rejects ancient beliefs, but under the spell of the moon, she gets possessed by the spirit of the Tadtarin cult. 2. Don Paeng Moreta- the highly moral husband of Donya Lupeng 3. Guido- young cousin to the Moretas who studied in Spain 4. Amada- the family cook and Entoy's wife 5. Entoy- the family driver Conflicts: The stereotypes of masculinity and feminine traits run rampant in the story. Women are supposed to look after their...
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  • women in business - 1076 Words
     "Women in the Workplace: A Research Roundup." Harvard Business Review. Harvard Business School Publishing, n.d. Web. 06 May 2014. 1. According to Catalyst study of 1,660 business graduate students, men are given more critical assignments that may lead to advancement then women do. 2. Men are normally given bigger budgets. 3. “Only 22% of the women, but 30% of the men, were given budgets of more than $10 million, and just 46% of the women, versus 56% of the men, received P&L...
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  • The Great Gatsby - 420 Words
    CHAPTER 2 1. Why does the Valley of Ashes exist in this novel? Who is T. J. Eckleburg, and why is he here? -to show how there is an area of poverty, even though there are two luxurious cities surrounding this area called the Valley of Ashes -it may represent the image that may be hidden in the West and East Eggs -T. J. Eckleburg seems to be of somebody in the higher class -He is here to represent God; “look out of no face..from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a...
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  • The Birthmark as a Symbol - 795 Words
    The Birthmark as a Symbol In Nathaniel Hawthorne's, The Birthmark, the symbolism is quite evident of the birthmarks upon Georgiana's face. It represents Aylmer's struggles with nature and science, through his repeated attempts of the removal of it. This clash between science and nature illustrates the concept of man versus woman, through the femininity of nature and the masculine traits of the world of science. Throughout the story, nature is portrayed as feminine and is even present through...
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  • The September Issue- Notes - 370 Words
    English notes Our contemporary culture values women in a certain way. Women often have to be a certain way in society. Implicit: mild, hidden, not quite there, it’s not of there for the whole world to see. For example the director of the September Issue does not clearly state that Anna Wintour lacks feminine qualities, is mean, nasty, cold and distant, it’s all-implicit within the text. As she does not represent the contemporary culture view of how women are supposed to nurturing,...
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  • She Devil Essay - 3268 Words
    ! Essay 2 Question 4 “Fay Weldon’s The Lives and Loves of a She Devil is a feminist revenge fantasy run riot but it scarcely opens up any credible and liberating spaces for the re-­invention of female identity.” Discuss. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Fay Weldon’s The Life and Loves of a She-­Devil [SD] is not a feminist manifesto,...
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  • The Opera Carmen and Gender Roles
    Carmen Carmen is a depictive work that represents the social and gender issues that were present in nineteenth century France and Spain. It introduces readers to numerous aspects of life including treatment of women, prejudices towards individuals and groups, social structures, and accepted social behavior. Carmen, as both a novel and opera, is a literary work that was written not only to entertain but also to reflect nineteenth century society. Carmen, as a literary work, has experienced...
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  • Analysis of Lady Macbeth - 433 Words
    Ms. Shaheen Honors Sophomore English December 1, 2012 It’s A Man’s World? When James Brown sings that “this is a man’s world, but it wouldn’t be nothing, nothing without a woman or a girl” (Brown), this is true for both Lady Macbeth and Bianca. In Shakespeare’s Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew, Lady Macbeth and Bianca are both female characters who struggle for power in a man’s world, one rejects femininity and the other exploits it. Lady Macbeth consciously attempts to reject her...
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  • Some Like It Hot
    Some Like It Hot is a very comical farce where two men cross dress and join an all girl band to avoid being caught by gangsters. Little did these two men know, they would highlight the feminine attributes of their personalities opening an entire new outlook upon themselves. After witnessing a brutal gangster murder, Joe and Jerry played by Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, flee for their lives and temporarily change their names. This was one of the first times Jerry showed femininity as he chose...
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  • Analysis of poem- Muliebrity- Sujata Bhatt
    The poem muliebrity by Sujata Bhatt, talks about the power women possess and the character of women, who take pride in what they do, even if it is just picking cow-dung. The poet speaks of a girl, who is a representation of village women, who does the tedious job of picking cow-dung outside a temple and the girl is described in a very reverential manner. The title of the poem muliebrity, suggests womanhood. The connotation of the title, status and power of a woman, is reflected in the poem where...
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  • The Portrayal of Women in Art: 1962-2002
    We have, more or less, as an audience become used to the idealized depiction of women. Often, particularly in classical styles, they were portrayed as reclining nudes who were there for the viewer’s pleasure. With averted eyes, they touched themselves sensually, typically innocent and oblivious that there is someone painting her for all to see. When they weren’t sexual-fantasy fodder, they were servile and obedient–particularly in the 1940′s and 1950′s after the end of the strong women era of...
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  • PSY265 Week 3 Assignment Gender Identity
     Gender Identity University of Phoenix, Associates Program PSY265 – Psychology of Human Sexuality Gender identity is the belief that one is male or female. There are many different factors that come into play with gender identity. It is not a simple process of what one looks like, but more complex. There are people born with male parts, some with female parts and even some born with both parts. For example, a hermaphrodite is a person born with ovarian and...
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  • don't eat the snow in hawaii
     Reaction Paper “Don’t Eat The Snow In Hawaii” from the TV series Magnum, P.I. (1980-1988) According to Imdb Magnum, P.I is a Crime drama TV series created and written by Donald P. Bellisario and Glen A. Larson. The directors of the TV series are Ray Austin, Michael Vejar and Ivan Dixon. The series ran from 1980 to 1988 in first-run broadcast on the American CBS (Columbia Broadcasting Station) television network. The series was one of the highest rated shows in the 80’s. The TV series was...
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  • Miss - 373 Words
    SLIDE 1 AUSTRALIA * Vietnam * Canada * Brazil For this presentation we will be comparing and contrasting the cultural difference of the three countries of Vietnam, Canada and Brazil against Australia. To do so we have conducted an analysis utilising Hofstede’s Cultural Model. In doing so we will utilise examples in order to demonstrate different difficulties international managers will face in conducting business operations in each of these countries. SLIDE 2 Power...
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  • Symbolism And Character Analysis - 1728 Words
    Symbolism and Character Analysis in “Bernice Bobs Her Hair” The short story "Bernice Bobs Her Hair" was based, by Fitzgerald’s own account, on his letter to his sister, the story itself is "virtually a handbook of advice on how to become a successful “flapper". Fitzgerald "borrowed his major elements and themes, which we can see from the symbolism and characters in the novel, from Little Women and turned them "upside down in a Jazz Age revision."1, showing the changing social mores of...
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  • Gender Roles - 862 Words
    Gender Roles While I was growing up, gender roles were highly defined by my parents and teachers as well as all other societal influences. Boys were taught to do "boy" things and girls were taught to do "girly" things. The toys that children play with and the activities that are encouraged by adults demonstrate the influence of gender roles on today's youth. In my formative years, the masculine traits that I learned came out because of the activities that my parents...
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  • Gender and Feminism in Today's Society
    "Femininity is thus not the product of a choice, but the forcible citation of a norm, one whose complex historicity is inassociable from relations of discipline, regulation, punishment” (1993, Butler, 232) Butlers theory addresses the problem of society controlling women in regard to how they perceive gender. Butler explores how women are taught to value the "regulatory schemas” “ which produce and vanquish bodies that matter" (1993, 14). Butler explores the way women undergo...
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  • history - 991 Words
    The Woman and the Lyre by: Jane McIntosh Snyder In the book, The Woman and the Lyre signifies important information about the remaining of poetry woman in the fifth century wrote. Snyder rapidly informs us about the living situations and how these women lived in a time where respect and freedom were merely low. Snyder also enlightens us with discreet background information these brave women. These poets have change the whole understanding of the poetry history, with the little of...
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  • Okonkw's Insecurity - 530 Words
    There are a lot of factors in a person’s life that contribute to their feeling of insecurity. Certain events might cause that, mostly it tends to be childhood events. Men usually try to hide their insecure feelings by making sure they appear strong and masculine while deep down they could be very weak. A person feeling insecure is normal but insecurity taking over a person might result in his downfall. That’s what happened to Okonkwo in Things Fall Apart. Okonkwo’s...
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  • The Big Sleep - 1725 Words
    20 November 2001 Portrayal of Feminine Allure The coming of World War II heralded a new era for women. As men left to fight abroad, women were left to fill their void in the workplace. Familiar images such as “Rosie the Riveter” radiated strength and competence, traits previously emphasized primarily in men. As woman’s role in society broadened, new visions of attractiveness developed to accommodate this unprecedented aspect of femininity. Henry Hawk’s portrayal of women in The Big Sleep...
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  • Two Unlikely Women in British Literature
    Two Unlikely Women in British Literature Rachael Haines British Literature Summer Term Critical Essay Allison, the Wife of Bath in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and Lady Macbeth from Shakespeare’s Macbeth, are two bold women in literature who abandon the expectations of society on women of the time and instead use manipulation to gain power and control. These two women, Allison and Lady Macbeth are significant female characters because they represent upheaval in their respective...
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  • submitive - 1753 Words
    A submissive woman is one who is born with the desire to surrender her will, mind, spirit and body -her very self- to someone she perceives as stronger, wiser, whom she is able to trust completely and who shares this inherent need. The D/s (Domination/submission) relationship can be more emotional, cerebral and honest than many so called 'vanilla' (non-D/s) relationships. Being submisive does not make you a doormat or mean that you must be passive in every aspect of your life, or be submissive...
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  • Representation in the Media - 1442 Words
    Representation in the media plays an important role in today’s society. It emphasized ideologies by demonstrating what is right and what is wrong, in other words media dictates our culture, norms and identity which are all correlated with each other. Children from a young age learn how to socialize. They learn the basis of the culture that is being inflicted to them by their families and school. From a young age they learn that a girl should be feminine therefore parents would give them toys...
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  • Ideal Body Types in Hong Kong
    Topic: What are the ideal body types for men and women in Hong Kong society? In what ways are these body types perpetuated through mass media, technology, and medicine? According to Bartky (1999), is body modification a form of self-empowerment or self-punishment? Introduction Human body is one of the elements used to assess the attractiveness of a person. Since the aesthetics theory varies in different countries and regions due to different history and cultural background, the description...
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  • This is my essay
    Leah Fraser English 422 March 30, 2014 Favorite Essay Working Title The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is arguably one of the most universally popular young adult science fiction novels of the decade. It is read by people of all ages and has been translated into twenty-six languages. It is easy to write off The Hunger Games as merely another trend in young adult fiction, but it is much more significant than that. There are many ways to interpret the novel, but one aspect of it that is...
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  • Heroines in Shakespeare's Plays - 357 Words
    19th century criticism Early criticism of female characters in Shakespeare's drama focused on the positive attributes the dramatist bestows on them and often claimed that Shakespeare realistically captured the "essence" of femininity. Helen Zimmern, in the preface to the English translation of Louis Lewes's study The Women of Shakespeare, argued in 1895 that "of Shakespeare's dramatis personae, his women are perhaps the most attractive, and also, in a sense, his most original creations, so...
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  • Must women adopt male characteristics to succeed?
    Must women adopt male characteristics to succeed? This paper will discuss the question of whether women must adopt male characteristics in order to succeed. Furthermore, this we will examine the different barriers and obstacles faced by women to attain success, and offer opinions as to why it has been traditionally difficult for women to achieve success in leadership positions. New evidence suggests that women have recently been advancing to senior positions...
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  • All About Eve - 885 Words
    “All about Eve” demonstrates the limits of women’s power. Discuss All about Eve directed by Joseph Mankiewicz’s in the 1950’s imposes limitations on the power of women, depicting them to be bound by gender expectations in a male dominated society. Within the film this is shown by the beauty and age of Claudia Caswell and Margo Channing’s insecurities. The women’s reliance and dependence on men which suggests they are controlled. The ruthless ambition that women poses to have a successful career...
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  • Macbeth and the laboratory - 2079 Words
    Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth and Browning’s lady in lab share common characteristics of insanity as well as great ambition. The essay will explore dilemma faced by Lady Macbeth and the cruelty expressed in “The Laboratory”. Shakespeare’s play, was written in 1848, and set in the 11th century. The play was presented to King James I of England, and portrays one of his ancestors, "Banquo". In contrast, “The Laboratory”, is set in pre-revolutionary France, portraying the main protagonist as a...
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  • Gender Inequality in the Elizabethan Era
    How often do you see female prime ministers, househusbands, or lady soldiers? Although there are a larger variety of jobs and characteristics both men and women can possess in these modern times, gender inequality thrived in the Elizabethan era. Men were seen as the leaders who were brave and subject to war, whereas women were portrayed as their usual quiet self who are usually unable or not supposed to interfere with their husbands' affairs. Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, employs the use of...
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  • Interpretations of 'the Catcher in the Rye'
    Different readers will always take different interpretations of a text depending on a variety of contextual factors. Political, religious and social values that dominate different eras will sculpt ones understandings of the messages portrayed in a novel. A New Historicist take on J.D Salinger’s novel, “The Catcher in the Rye” will warrant different opinions to that of a Feminist approach on the themes presented. Holden’s self alienation, reluctance to growing up, conform to societal...
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  • Community and Family Studies Essay
    EXPLAIN HOW OUR ABILITY TO GET A JOB WILL BE INFLUENCED BY AVAILABILITY AND ACCESS TO RESOURCES. Location People that live in rural locations (country) may have more difficulty in obtaining resources, such as getting to a job in the city because of access to transport. The populations of rural areas are less than major cities which means there is less demand for resources, such as schools which can also affect getting a job....
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  • Masculinity in Popular Japanese Music
    Westerners, upon viewing popular male Japanese musical artists such as Gackt, T.M.Revolution, and Psycho le Cemu, are often struck most by one aspect of these artists' appearance -- Their apparent femininity. Yet Gackt and T.M.Revolution are unquestionably heartthrobs in Japan, attracting mostly female audiences. These men are considered "dream guys" to these women, a model of the ultimate man. However, these men are often perceived to have feminine characteristics by Western audiences, in some...
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  • Susanna Huth Gender Roles In the Importance Of being Earnest
    Susanna Huth Gender Roles In The importance of Being Earnest In The Importance of Being Earnest, the question of each gender’s role in society often centers on power. In the Victorian world men had greater influence than women. Men made the decisions for their families, while women worked around the house. Wilde raises interesting questions about gender roles in The Importance of Being Earnest, by putting women (like Lady Bracknell) in positions of power and by showing that men can be...
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  • The Princess And The Frog2 - 721 Words
    1) Tiana = female 2) Prince Naveen = male 3) Dr. Facillier = male 4) Louis = male (alligator) 5) Charlotte LaBouff = female Tiana (stereotypical masculine traits) Her feminist ideas are shown from a very early age at six-years-old. She shows her dislike for fairytales and stories where a man saves the woman. When she was told about the story of a frog prince, Tiana is in complete shock when she hears that the princess has to kiss the frog in order to transform it into the prince and live...
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  • Sterotyping - 591 Words
     Gender Stereotyping Lisa D. Branson Walden University Gender Stereotyping Men and woman for centuries, have been fighting against gender stereotypes that niche them into being a particular type of person. Society has even seen men and, woman as...
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  • Men Make a House, Women Make a Home
    “Men make a house, women make a home” and it tends to be precise throughout the history until now. This idea does not mean that men are not important in raising children but as we look over daily family life, women are closer to children than men. When children are in danger, the first word they shout is: “Mommy, help me”. In fact, women have usually proven themselves to be superior parents as a result of those reasons. Good Afternoon to all of you present here today. I will be speaking on the...
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  • Chrysanthemums and Its Symboli - 633 Words
    “The Chrysanthemums” and Its Symbolism John Steinbeck uses symbolism to give alternate meanings to his short story “Chrysanthemums.” A symbol is a device used to suggest more than its literary meaning. He uses these symbols to look further into the characters and their situations. The character Elisa has a garden, which is more than just a garden, and the chrysanthemums that she tends are more than just flowers. There are actions that she performs in the story,...
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  • Automobile Ads: Then and Now
    Automobile Advertisements: Then and Now Attached are two advertisements each showing a picture of a car and two family members. Both ads demonstrate the amount of power allotted to women in the times they were made. Yet the differences in these ads far outweigh the similarities. One–from a 1954 Good Housekeeping–shows a woman being reprimanded by her husband for wrecking their car. The other–from a 2003 Redbook–shows a wife and mother holding her daughter with one hand and an umbrella with...
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  • Mother's Role in Society - 1591 Words
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