Essays Tagged: "Amelia"

Falling Victim to the Past - A persuassive essay based on Martha Ostenso's "Wild Geese".

ers of the Gare household struggle immensely under the oppressiveness of Caleb Gare, the father and Amelia Gare, the mother. The children of the Gare family face many obstacles, such as lack of voice, ... iterature, much of the novels significance and power has been lost over time. The control Caleb and Amelia have over their children is vividly realistic but is portrayed in completely different ways; ...

(25 pages) 57 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Vanity Fair" by William M.

Summary The materialistic society described in Vanity Fair centers on Becky Sharp, Amelia Sedley, good-natured but naive boarding-school friends, whose destinies are intertwined but d ... poverty as the daughter of a artist and actrice (commoners of the lowest sort). She planed to marry Amelia's brother Joseph, but fails. She is in charge of her own marriage because she was left an orp ... rnor of Coventry Island. Becky is ostracized (once again) and she moves to the Continent. Meanwhile Amelia's father is ruined. She is loved by William Dobbin but, she marries George Osborne (who was h ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Amelia Earhart.

Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897. She didn't become interested in planes until about 1919. A ... rs , 40 minutes." In the American society, men were the only people flying planes. Because of this, Amelia was appointed Assistant to the General Traffic Manager at Transcontinental Air Transport with ... s speed record for 100 kilometers with no load, and with a load of 500 kilograms. In September 1930 Amelia helped organize and became vice-president of public relations for the new airline New York, P ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Amelia Earhart.

Name of person Researched: Amelia EarhartI.Early Life: Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 at her grandparents' home ... Life: Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 at her grandparents' home in Atchison, Kansas. Amelia and her sister Muriel were to know privilege and wealth through their grandparents. They atte ... ents in Atchison. It was not till 1908 that the girls moved to Des Moines to be with their parents. Amelia was 10 years old when she saw her first airplane at the Iowa State Fair. She saw it as, "a th ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

Personal Response to Literature- Passage from "Wild Geese", Responding to Jude's need to escape.

control over Judith by pushing farm work over her head. If that is not enough for Jude, her mother, Amelia and her older sister, Ellen, are both submissive to their father's controlling demands. These ... ld' signifies her separate life.Jude's first life is one in which she works on the farm with Caleb, Amelia, and Ellen. She is pushed to work hard on the farm, which is clearly something she is not fon ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Book review: Vanity Fair- William Thackeray

f Thackeray, "A novel without a hero". This particular story starts with two girls, Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley, as they leave their ladies finishing school and venture out into the real world. Thes ... ishing school and venture out into the real world. These two young women are polar opposites. While Amelia is a sweet, honest, simple, trusting, naïve girl, sheltered all her life by her rich mer ...

(3 pages) 43 1 3.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

AMelia

America.s famous aviator, Amelia Earhart, was born on July 24, 1897 in Atchison, Kansas to Edwin Stanton and Amy Otis Earhart. ... e family had to travel a great deal as a result of her father always losing his jobs. In 1908, when Amelia was ten years old they were living in Des Moines, Iowa and it was at the Iowa State Fair that ... nt she then described a plane as a thing of rusty wire and wood and not at all interesting. Despite Amelia.s difficult childhood she excelled academically and had a love for sports, animals, and poetr ...

(5 pages) 38 3 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Anti-Feminism - A Fowl Movement is An Essay Concerning the Novel "Wild Geese" by Martha Ostenso Taking The Anti-Feminist Theme Into Consideration

hermore, it is the women on the farm who work the hardest and are treated the worst. Finally, it is Amelia who takes the blame for anything bad that occurs. The book Wild Geese shows us a narrow-minde ... amp farm is kept alive and profitable only with the help of its female inhabitants. Without Judith, Amelia, or even Ellen, the Gare farm couldn't operate. They are the backbone to the success of the f ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Amelia Earhart

The Early Years America's famous aviatrix Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 at her grandparents' home in Atchison, Kansas. Her gra ... suffered a miscarriage in an earlier pregnancy, returned to her parents' home to await the birth of Amelia. Her father, Edwin Earhart remained with his law practice in Kansas City during this period. ... is law practice in Kansas City during this period. A sister, Muriel would be born 2 1/2 years later Amelia (Millie) and her sister Muriel (Pidge) were to know privilege and wealth through their grandp ...

(12 pages) 41 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Write a short biography on Arthur Benjamin, composer of Jamaican Rhumba. this is a standard task for year 10 music students in Australia

called Arthur Leslie Benjamin. He was born in Sydney on the 18th of September 1893, to Abraham and Amelia Benjamin.Amelia played the piano, a talent which she passed on to her son. At the age of six ...

(1 pages) 40 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 and lived on her...

Amelia Earhart was born on July 24, 1897 and lived on her grandparents' homein Atchison, Kansas with ... grandparents' homein Atchison, Kansas with her sister Muriel. They both went to private schools andAmelia graduated from Hyde Park School in 1916.In the fall of 1919 Amelia enrolled as a pre-med stud ... California. But her sisters didnot want to join them.Several months after her arrival in California Amelia and her father went to the"aerial meet" at Daugherty Field in Long Beach. She then became ver ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Effects of Society on John Milton's from Paradise Lost, Amelia Lanier's from Eve's Apology in Defense of Women, and Richard Lovelace's To Althea from Prison

At the time of John Milton, Amelia Lanier, and Richard Lovelace, England experienced a revolt of King Charles I by Parliament to ... s all women against a mold that men have considered to be fitting for a woman to fit into. Although Amelia Lanier was very far ahead compared to others, the society at the time allowed her to publicly ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Outline the nature of and attitudes to, powerplay in your found text and explain how the test uses particular techniques to shape its meaning and influence the responder. "

letely altered the meaning of the text. Nair personifies the power struggle through Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley, in binary opposition. Becky is an impoverished orphan who is determined to increase b ... y is an impoverished orphan who is determined to increase both her social standing and wealth while Amelia is the daughter in a comfortable middle-class who has no desire to further her place in socie ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Harvest Moon: Unhappy Harvesting

e over the fact that he was slowly gathering wrinkles around his eyes. Five years had gone by since Amelia had learned how to talk and walk. Now all her parents wished for was that she would sit down ... ly she was a chatterbox propped open. The girl was seven years old and playing rough with the boys. Amelia had been known to run around the valley with Hugh, and head the expeditions to inspect differ ...

(54 pages) 63 2 3.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Paris and Gertrude Stein, A Love Story

family and being the youngest Gertrude had allthe privilages. She was the fifth child of Daniel and Amelia Stein. She spenther early childhood in the upper middle class surroundings of Allegheny,Penns ...

(5 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Ballad of the Sad Cafe" by Carson McCullers

e illustrated through the romantic longings and attractions of the three eccentric characters; Miss Amelia, Cousin Lymon, and Marvin Macy. McCullers depicts love as a force, often strong enough to cha ... at feelings of love and attraction are not necessarily reasonable or understandable to others. Miss Amelia is self-reliant, outspoken and very much a loner. She stands six foot one inch tall and has a ...

(3 pages) 19 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Amelia Earhart

Introduction For my hero project, I've chosen Amelia Earhart. I chose her because of the way she was brave enough to do something that only a man ... rhart. I chose her because of the way she was brave enough to do something that only a man had done.Amelia EarhartAmelia Earhart was born at her Grandparents' house in Kansas on July 24,1897. One day ... dparents' house in Kansas on July 24,1897. One day Amelia's parents took her to a fair. At the Fair Amelia had seen her first plane, she was ten years old. The plane did not interest her at all.In 191 ...

(4 pages) 7 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Amelia Earhart

just one more good flight in my system...I mean to give up major long distance flights," said Amelia Earhart to reporter Carl Allen ( Briand 141 ).I believe that Amelia Earhart is one of the gre ... stacles. To this day people still talk about her disappearance and wonder, "What really happened to Amelia Earhart?" Amelia Earhart's plans and preparations were very precise and elabora ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Water conservation in plants

on from their leaves without having to close their stomates.What are the Other members of group: A. Amelia Spoulos, Nivesh Ravindran, Esther Polur, Ruby Vegesana and Caitlin Wood.B. Amelia Spoulos and ...

(24 pages) 17 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Miss Amelia in The Ballad of the Sad Caf

he beloved is always turning away from the lover to create a false idol of his or her own. So "Miss Amelia" Evans, the central character and the owner of the "terrible, dim" face which appears in the ... with a newcomer to the district, the hunchback "Cousin" Lymon.Cousin Lymon, in turn, despises Miss Amelia and worships Marvin Macey - who despises him. Nobody gets what he wants in the story. Everybo ...

(3 pages) 1349 1 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers