Essays Tagged: "being a woman"

Antigone vs Ismene by Sophocles

defiant individual, while Ismene is content to recognize her own limitations andher inferiority of being a woman.In the Greek tragedy "Antigone", by Sophocles; Antigone learns that KingCreon has refu ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.5 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

It is a summarry of the confutionism in the story "white tiger"

onfucianism. For example, when the woman reflects of her childhood she remembers when she dreamt of being a woman warrior. Throughout her training as a warrior she is enlightened and treats the animal ... ied out. The woman felt the action of stealing was necessary because she felt as if the people were being taken advantage of. I interpreted this and have come to an understanding of why she felt justi ...

(2 pages) 51 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Destiny vs. Fate. Refers to Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary

d not haveended as tragically.When we first meet Emma, the future Madame Bovary, we perceive her as being a woman who isrefined perhaps a bit more than the average peasant girl living on a farm. We co ... regardsher as well very educated, sophisticated, sensitive and loving, with the last characteristicbeing the one she lacks most. Soon after Emma marries Charles we see her unhappiness, and we areface ...

(4 pages) 106 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Misogyny. This essay is about Misogyny in Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus. It cites quotes and passages from the play. It also includes a bibliography.

y, Lavinia, was punished as if her crimes were of the worst nature, when in fact her only crime was being a woman. Her genetic makeup ultimately decided her most unfortunate destiny. The reason that S ... and especially those in power.Titus Andronicus ends climactically with the events that led up to it being resolved. But unlike other resolutions, Shakespeare's is tremendously violent and ruthless. In ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The lone star: Antigone The role that gender plays in the play Antigone

ego can impair one's judgement. By disregarding women simply because of they their gender is wrong. Being a woman makes a woman weaker because they are fluently labelled as being just "women."In Antig ... ay is not very feminist. Men are the sole rulers, and woman do not have any say in how the state is being run and what laws are being made. Woman in this play do not play any significant role in their ...

(2 pages) 145 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The land of the free and the not so free to some.

are not exactly like we are. In the following paper, three brilliant authors will be discussed. One being a woman, who, after the Revolution, returned to England where she acted, wrote many novels and ... r the Revolution, returned to England where she acted, wrote many novels and married before forever being remembered for her greatest novel, Charlotte Temple. Another author being a man that went thro ...

(9 pages) 84 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

To be a woman warrior or not to be.

displayed throughout the stories of Brave Orchid and the Quiet Girl.Independence is a large part of being a woman warrior. The Quiet Girl never has a chance to gain control of her own life being as it ... c walk.' Brave Orchid embraces her actively assertive personality and makes the best out of life by being one of few Chinese girls to work. The Quiet Girl on the other hand maintains a passive persona ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Romeo and Juliet- Juliet:Character development

like....But no more will I endart my eye than your consent gives strength to make fly' (Act1 sc iii)Being a woman in an aristocratic family s she does not have the freedom to climb walls at midnight a ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Marie-Sophie Germain

great mathematical works, teaching herself the basics of number theory and calculus. Unfortunately, being a woman of that era meant that it was not acceptable for her to indulge her fascination with m ... t number theorist in the world" (Singh), Carl Friedrich Gauss; unfortunately, her fears of her work being trivialized due to her gender, caused Germain to revert back to her alias, M. Le Blanc. As a r ...

(2 pages) 36 0 2.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies


affair with Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. In many ways Cleopatra changed the course of history by being a woman. She lived in a time where women didn't really play a role in political life. This mad ... eopatra has affected Humanities. Through the many movies, made about her life, my personal favorite being the Cleopatra movie with Elizabeth Taylor, made in 1963. The movie was a beautiful love story ...

(4 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Aggresion of Women in Relationships - A Review of recent women's liberal attitude toward relationships by using an episode of "Sex in the City" from the 4th seaon as an example.

o, there are still acts, such as throwing pebbles to a window, that are still not easily acceptable.Being a woman in today's society, we must hold back from some actions in order to keep our dignity. ... y is changing through time, we are all still moving forward. Some have run and embraced the idea of being a woman and being free to do all, however, there are still those who are not running, but are ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Values depicted in "The Skull Beneath the Skin" by P.D James

male, clearly P.D James is trying to make a statement about traditional gender roles. For Cordelia, being a woman, she is constantly questioned as to whether her job is 'a suitable job for a woman?' S ... was real..."The fact that she needs this kind of reassurance shows her excitement and the rarity of being put on a real case. Even though she is inexperienced, she shows how capable she is doing a man ...

(4 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Islam- Brief overview

nity. There was no strict message about social justice amongst people. There is a great guilt about being a woman amongst Christians since according to the bible it is Eve that tempted Adam to bite th ... enerated by the United States. American's principles of capitalism and hegemony go against the well being of the world community. Such case is the "end" of tolerance for some Muslims. Furthermore, the ...

(5 pages) 74 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

A Grain of Wheat, Ngugi wa Thiong'o

in that day and moment in time. Each character has something within them that we can all relate to. Being a woman, I related to Mumbi, proud, beautiful young woman with a mind of her own and a love fo ... their brethren and the ruling colonialists. It was a time when anyone was arrested on suspicions of being a member of the MauMau. And the MauMau fought to keep the struggle alive, and killed anyone wh ...

(2 pages) 30 0 1.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


r nuns often made generous contributions to the construction or beautification of temples. Although being a woman was considered inferior and temporary because it was supposed that the sex was alterna ... ddhism believes in a continuous cycle of death and rebirth and that each person's position and well-being in life was determined by his/her behavior in previous lives. A person's good deeds and acts m ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Literature response for "living in sin" by Adrienne Rich.

Being a woman is different from being a man. Women do have difficulties living with men. In the poem ...

(1 pages) 41 1 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Discuss the ways in which gender and race intersect with each other. Make reference to the film "Falling Down."

can not be read as universal. The notion that there are commonly held ideas about what constitutes being a 'woman' across cultures and races will be rebuffed in this essay using the arguments put for ... lack women have generally been represented as sexually uninhibited. This myth of the black woman as being sexually extroverted has caused black American women to be 'more concerned with projecting ima ...

(10 pages) 62 1 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Rwanda Genocides, and "A Portait of a Woman."

eir home land.The first movie, "Portrait of a Woman", displayed the difficulties andeven dangers of being a woman in the past. The movie told the stories of suchwoman as Hariet Tubman, Elizabeth Cady ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Women in Sports.

stic baby dolls. I played sports but they weren't the most important aspects of my life. I felt, as being in a male dominated world, a girl would normally follow the stereotypical roles of a being a w ... and you require different skills than girls. Playing with the boys however, has improved her game. Being able to play with other people who are bigger and faster has aided her to becoming a better pl ...

(5 pages) 57 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"The Awakening."

orked and made the money in the house. Edna was seen as his property and she was to obey him. Edna, being a woman, was supposed to be very feminine and tend to her children and her home. Throughout th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers