Essays Tagged: "Bertha"

Differences In Sexual Harassment

ble. He does not remove the picture. Do you think this is a form of sexual harassment? According to Bertha Brooks, a speaker on the subject of sexual harassment, this scenario exhibits a form of sexua ...

(2 pages) 154 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

This is a review of George Eliot's "The Lifted Veil."

ychic powers. His father comes to school to retrieve him. Once he returns home, he is introduced to Bertha Grant. His brother Alfred, becomes the object of extreme hatred to Latimer. Bertha becomes Al ... e object of extreme hatred to Latimer. Bertha becomes Alfred's fiancee'. Latimer is infatuated with Bertha, the only person whom he cannot read the mind of. He is jealous of Alfred and loves Bertha.On ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte.

d her without caring what the consequences were, even though he knew that he was already married to Bertha.Also, Mr. Brocklehurst was cheap towards Lowood, only allowing the bare necessities to the gi ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Repression of Sexuality within Tennessee William's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and Katherine Mansfield's "Bliss"

repression felt by middle-class housewife via an omniscient narrator. The "absolute bliss" felt by Bertha symbolizes her sexual energy and excitement. Mansfield describes it as:...though you'd sudden ... ribing bliss in order to illustrates a very warm sexually aroused image.Mansfield also conveys that Bertha's sexual energy is homoerotic. Although Bertha is married, she does not love her husband "in ...

(8 pages) 98 1 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Complete Summary of "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

lready married. Rochester admits it and takes the wedding party to the attic. His wife is a Creole, Bertha Macon, who went mad immediately after their wedding fifteen years before. Now she is imprison ... chester's voice calling to her. She returns to Thornfield and finds the house burned to the ground. Bertha had set fire to it and Rochester became blinded in his unsuccessful attempt to save her life. ...

(3 pages) 85 2 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An examination of Bertha's role in Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre in the context of feminism and patriarchy.

Jane, Bertha, Mr. Rochester and Evil."It drew aside the window-curtain and looked out; perhaps it saw dawn ... er lurid visage flamed over mine, and I lost consciousness."In this passage Jane tells the story of Bertha's uninvited entrance into her room one night. This short passage is exemplary of the constant ... vited entrance into her room one night. This short passage is exemplary of the constant likening of Bertha to something inhuman and monstrous in order to justify Rochester and his evil deed, and Jane' ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Hierarchy of Needs

tudied law. He transferred to Cornell University but soon returned to the City College of New York. Bertha Goodman, Maslow's first cousin, became his wife against his parent's wishes and they later ha ... first cousin, became his wife against his parent's wishes and they later had two daughters. He and Bertha moved to Wisconsin so that he could attend the University of Wisconsin. It was there that he ...

(6 pages) 225 2 3.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Bliss - Katherine Mansfield

Bertha Young felt the bliss in her soul, family, and everything that surrounded her. There were sunn ... s this purity that let the bliss flow around her, fulfilling her house and her anima day and night. Bertha's mirror reflected only the image of innocence and blind happiness! Thirty years facing this ... s mirror reflected only the image of innocence and blind happiness! Thirty years facing this world, Bertha and reality were two strangers who lived together never realizing it. Sometimes the innocence ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Ideal Victorian Woman: "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte

ronte also displays this theme with secondary characters Jane meets like, Helen Burns, Mrs. Temple, Bertha Rochester, Grace Poole, Blanche Ingram, and Celine Varens.The novel opens at Gateshead mansio ... r. So then, is a physically handicapped man equal to a normal woman in the Victorian era (Anderson)?Bertha Rochester is Edward Rochester's "secret" wife who lived in the third story attic of Thornfiel ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Fictional Victorian Female (creative writing - 19th Century)

e girls spend most of their time, a dining hall and a magnificent garden. They have three servants, Bertha, Tina and Hannah, and are extremely kind towards them, especially Bertha, who has been with t ... er favourite colour is blue. She owns many bonnets, and particularly enjoys having her hair done by Bertha. She spends most of her days indoors, but is more than eager to walk down to the town centre ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2006

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

Explore how Katherine Mansfield treats the idea of the opposition of nature and convention in 'Bliss'

her prose. In 'Bliss', this idea is mainly navigated through the experiences of the main character Bertha. The conventions of the Britain intelligentsia confined and controlled Bertha in all aspects ... dent in 'Bliss"At the start of the story, an obvious example of convention versus nature appears as Bertha experiences 'absolute bliss'. This 'bliss' makes her want to 'run instead of walk...take danc ...

(5 pages) 44 1 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Alex Palmer Haley (1922-1992)

as affected the lives of many and many more to come.In 1921, Alex Haley was born to Simon Haley and Bertha George Palmer, two educated black teachers. Simon, his dad, taught at many southern colleges ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Jane Eyre

Bertha Mason's Extraordinary Contrast Author Richard Feinman describes life as "encompassed ... tes the role of minor characters producing major effects for the main character in the story, Jane. Bertha Mason's minor role of the complete contrast to Jane's personality entirely redirects Jane's l ... pposite direction of her status of happiness in life. In Bronte's Jane Eyre, the minor character of Bertha Mason completely redefines Jane's life-- creating a development in Jane's personality that le ...

(3 pages) 874 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Bertha In Jane Eyre

Bertha in Jane Eyre is a character that is often forgotten and if anything is remembered about her i ... t she was Mr Rochester's mad wife. Jean Rhys after reading Jane Eyre wrote a response to it to tell Bertha's story, which she named Wide Sargasso Sea. Although the readers' perceptions of the characte ... rent novels. In Jean Rhys' novel Wide Sargasso Sea the main character has two names: Antoinette and Bertha although the latter isn't used until the end of the novel, this is due to various reasons whi ...

(7 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Comparison between Jane Eyre and Bertha Mason from Jane Eyre

rney to find love, there is some mystery that keeps the reader guessing.Jane experiences several of Bertha’s crazy escapes from the attic, but is completely unaware of who or what she is. This la ... owledge of Jane’s brings in a sense of suspense and terror to the plot. Without this fear that Bertha’s character creates in Jane’s life, the story would just be another tale of love. J ...

(2 pages) 5225 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The man, the woman, and the yordle

om the story "Bliss" by Katherine Mansfield. The events of the extract take place in the text after Bertha tries to spend some time with her daughter, Little B, and has her forcibly taken by the nanny ... cibly taken by the nanny. Also right before the given text comes a small phone conversation between Bertha and her husband Harry, where Harry tells her to prepare for the upcoming dinner party that ta ...

(10 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays

jane eyre

red room/ the attic of Thornfield) Supernatural/sublime elements (may be explained, e.g. screams of Bertha Mason Hero is often lonely and lost (Rochester and Jane) Villain is epitome of evil (Bertha o ... ideas Personified repressed emotions are more horrific because individuals become enslaved by them Bertha Mason and the Gothic Ghostly presence-there and not there Cause of the inexplicable laugh, th ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature