Essays Tagged: "Flint"

Biography and History -- Harriet Jacob's The Life of a Slave Girl

narrative, depending on thesubject matter being written about. For example, the dialogue where Mrs. Flint confronts Linda(Jocobs) and asks her what has been going on with her husband is handled very e ... lusion she draws is that even though they are in different circumstances, (Linda is aslave and Mrs. Flint is her mistress), they both have a shared problem as women -- that is, theproblems of infedeli ...

(4 pages) 150 0 3.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Incidents In the Life of A Slave Girl

rcing them to deal with the harsh consequences. An example is when the cook sends dinner out to Dr. Flint. Sometimes, when he does not like a dish, the cook gets whipped, other times he shoves all the ... told her, or even yelled, to cook something different-she would have gotten the point. I guess Dr. Flint, just like many other whites, felt he had to use violence to punish her (even though I totally ...

(3 pages) 172 0 3.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Complete and Unabriged History of Flint, Michigan

The History of FlintThe history of Flint is perhaps as long and complex as the federal bureaucracy. OK, maybe not. ... perhaps as long and complex as the federal bureaucracy. OK, maybe not. The first white man to visit Flint was the famous fur trader Jacob Smith. He was the first to settle in the area and established ... od in anyone's book. Then, out of the utter despair came a beacon of hope...the first tavern in the Flint area was established. Contrary to popular belief this oasis in the desert was not Paddy McGee' ...

(6 pages) 52 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Flint Michigan

his puts severe strain on a community that is dependent on one employer. Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Flint are examples of these types of communities. When a manufacturing process or company pulls out ... s of communities. When a manufacturing process or company pulls out of a city, many problems arise. Flint is a city which has had a significant portion of an industry leave. GM used to be the heart of ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.2 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Harriet Jacobs The Life of A Slave Girl book review

erself from readers whose comprehension she could not take for granted. Dr. Norcom was renamed "Dr. Flint" and Harriet called herself, "Linda Brent."Dr. Flint was shrewd and firm and showed no respect ... ized and abused for showing her love towards the man. After confronting Harriet about her love, Dr. Flint exclaimed, " I supposed you thought more of yourself; that you felt above the insults of such ...

(3 pages) 187 0 3.5 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Documentaries, Feature Films and Labor Struggles; Comparing "Roger and Me" and "American Dream". Author: David H. Dallas - 2003

ms and Labor Struggles;Comparing "Roger and Me" and "American Dream"June 2, 2003(a)What happened to Flint, Michigan and Austin, Minnesota in the 1980's?Flint, Michigan, was the birthplace of General M ... rom GM headquarters, to health clubs, hotels and shareholders meetings, ostensibly to invite him to Flint, Michigan to see the results of the plant closings. Moore never does gain access to Moore and ...

(24 pages) 122 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"The Tormentors and Their Influences" Anzia Yezierska. Bread Givers. Harriet Jacobs. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

at two young girls have to face under the strict laws of their tormenters. Reb Smolinsky and Doctor Flint are the burdens of the girls lives, and they know they must escape them. Reb Smolinsky is the ... the family about under the ruling of the Holy Torah. In Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Dr. Flint is a slaveholder and owns Linda who is a black slave on his plantation. Dr. Flint is the torme ...

(5 pages) 81 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flint Michigan Controversy: GM lays of thousands of workers (issue that Michael Moore addresses in "Roger and Me")

The GM motors company, founded in Flint Michigan, provided Flint with an abundance of jobs and a seemingly secure economic environment ... is all changed in the early 1980's when GM's chairman, Roger Smith, decided to lay off thousands of Flint employees. As a result of Smith's decision, GM has since seen lucrative profits in excess of e ... . Although GM's top dogs have enjoyed substantial economic benefits from this decision, the town of Flint has been devastated. Flint's dependency on GM backfired and many of the laid off GM employees ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The People v. Larry Flint film essay (summary of the movie) My American Govt. teacher had us watch the movie The People V. Larry Flint and take notes on the movie.

American GovernmentThe People v. Larry Flint EssayIn this movie Larry Flint was the owner of a topless bar and wanted to expand his busines ... ures of women. Until then no other magazine had tried selling a magazine with such obscenities. Mr. Flint got arrested for selling his magazines and was charged with obscenity and organized crime. His ... ems did not cease then, a Georgia county prosecutor was arresting news dealers for selling Hustler. Flint rented the store where the news dealer was getting arrested and rented the store from the owne ...

(2 pages) 26 1 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Incidents in a life of a slave girl

ttractive lead to her victimization as a sexual object. Harriet became a prospective sex toy for Dr.Flint. She points out that life under slavery was as bad as any slave could hope for. Harriet talks ... uce you to the condition of chattel, entirely subject to the will of another." (Jacobs p. 459). Dr. Flint was shrewd and firm and showed no respect for Harriet's mental and physical well-being.When Ha ...

(3 pages) 86 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Roger and me"

What happened to Flint, Michigan in the 1980's?The purpose of documentary film is to enlighten, inform, and entertain ... l Moore shows how the world's richest corporation, General Motors,had destroyed Moore's hometown of Flint, Michigan , by firing 30,000 workers during atime when the company was making record Profits. ... man from GM headquarters, to health clubs, hotels andshareholders meetings, trying to invite him to Flint, Michigan to see the results of theplant closings. Moore never does gain access to Roger Smith ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Michael Moore's: "Roger & Me" - A Sociological Film Review

a liberal humanistic look at the consequences of General Motors closing down several auto plants in Flint, Michigan in the late 1980's and what can happen when a city is almost completely reliant on a ... tely reliant on a single industry that shuts down or moves away. Moore also looks at the failure of Flint city officials to reverse the effects of the closures with trends like Auto World which had li ...

(7 pages) 127 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

ional injustice.As a young teenager, Linda experiences sexual and verbal abuse from her master, Dr. Flint. In her sixteenth year, Linda discloses that Dr. Flint begins to speak to her in a foul and di ... year, Linda discloses that Dr. Flint begins to speak to her in a foul and disrespectful manner. Dr. Flint also demands Linda to listen to these degrading words and orders her to participate in these i ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl

ve Girl, Jacobs' primary suffering is the persistent sexual harassment and obsessive pursuit by Dr. Flint. Instead of bowing to what appears to be the unavoidable sexual wear and tear by Flint, Jacobs ... awyer, as a lover because she knew it was inevitable that she would bear a white man's child. Since Flint denied Jacobs a marriage to a free black man and refused to sell her to anyone, Jacobs knew th ...

(5 pages) 75 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pauls Case

The book that I have chose to read is titled " Flint ". " Flint" is a book written by author Paul Eddy who has been writing for over 25 years ... r Paul Eddy who has been writing for over 25 years. The book is about undercover agent named "Grace Flint",whose cover was blown and was almost killed . Months after this happens and she heals , ... The story took place around theyear two-thousand in London.The main character of the book was Grace Flint. She is a undercover agent who is almost killed .Frank Harling is the guy who almost killed he ...

(2 pages) 358 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Critique of the american dream

amilies. The poor people in who visited, basically were in the same situation as the poor people in Flint, Michigan in Roger and Me. Maverick, the owner of the mills and can be compared to Roger Smith ... we also saw the vacant homes. With that came a major rat infestation. The effects of the poverty in Flint was devastating. For instance, the deranged man who was causing a commotion in the street clea ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Sit-Down Book Report

torical non-fiction book. It depicts the events of the 1936-1937 strike at General Motors plants in Flint and around the country.The author of this book is Sidney Fine. In this report you will learn w ... it was all over Martin and the United Auto workers emerged victorious. The strike started in Flint on December 30,1936. The GM factories were described as a mess, because of the lack of sanitat ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Critique of the american dream

amilies. The poor people in who visited, basically were in the same situation as the poor people in Flint, Michigan in Roger and Me. Maverick, the owner of the mills and can be compared to Roger Smith ... we also saw the vacant homes. With that came a major rat infestation. The effects of the poverty in Flint was devastating. For instance, the deranged man who was causing a commotion in the street clea ...

(3 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Roger & Me

the documentary that depicts corporate greed in the real world, still strikes me.Moore brings us to Flint, Michigan which I believe he stated was his hometown. He shows us the General Motors plant tha ... es, any viewer can see that the interview "just ain't gonna happen." After GM closes their plant in Flint, the city pretty much has the outward appearance of a very poor "ghost town" per se. This of c ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

"Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" by Harriet Jacobs

to have her character as another name, so that there was no chance of her getting caught since Dr. Flint was still after her. Before she helped any other slaves, even her self, she does every thing s ... with a lover. The main part of Linda is that she would do anything for her kids to have freedom.Dr. Flint is Linda's Mistresses father, also know as the formal owner of Linda. Flint starts sexual abus ...

(4 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers