Essays Tagged: "great grandmother"

My Great-Grandmother was not a Person

My Great-Grandmother was not a PersonMy Great-Grandmother was not a person. Neither was yours. Up u ... equals to men, even though the expectations of women were such that the work load was equal if not greater. As pioneer women we built homes, raised families, maintained the homestead, hunted food, fo ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Alcoholism

RED!"Most kids my age, who only had their grandma and grandpa never knew what it was like to have a great-grandmother. Not only was she the best great grandma but she also played the role of a mother. ... son who was almost perfect, always pleasing someone else and making one feel proud of themselves.My great-grandmother was the type of person to bring out the best in everyone. As a child, I needed tha ...

(4 pages) 60 1 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A biography of Kate Chopin

her father died in a train accident, and she left school to live with her mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, who were all widows.Two years after moving in with her mother, Kate returned to S ... n with her mother, Kate returned to Sacred Heart Academy, and was very successful there. One of her greatest achievements included being at the top of her class.One of Kate's only friends, whose name ...

(2 pages) 95 0 2.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Kate Chopin Biography + comments on her writing.

hind a family of four generations of women all living in the same house. Kate was very close to her great-grandmother, Madame Charleville, who first introduced her to the world of storytelling. Madame ...

(3 pages) 155 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Sailing to Byzantium, comparing the intelligence of a person to physical advantages of body.

encePlaying card games, reading novels, and keeping updated with current affairs are all actions my Great Grandmother of 96 years, does to keep her intellectual being in tact. Physically her body is o ... sensual music of life, where as the elderly consider intelligence and matters of the mind to be of greater importance.Through out the second stanza, Yeats again, expresses an emphasis on intellectual ...

(3 pages) 72 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Between the Pool and the Gardenias"

even though there is a distance of death between her and her mother, she still comes to visit. Her Great Grandmother, Eveline, was killed by a Dominican solider, her grandmother Defile died in prison ... many times while she was grieving over the many miscarriages she had. Her miscarriages affected her greatly causing her much suffering over the years. Marie left her village due to all these painful e ...

(2 pages) 19 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

n a normal town with pedestrian people. He lives with his father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, great grandfather, and his great grandmother. All four seniors stay in a bed and have not left the b ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Katherine O'Flaherty Chopin's biography and her relationship to her book "The Awakening"

ate without any male role models.She lived with her widowed mother, widowed grandmother and widowed great-grandmother, Victoria Verdon Charleville. Charleville was an inspiration to Kate. She educated ... first woman to be granted a divorce in St. Louis. Kate was devastated at the age of eleven when her great grandmother and half-brother, George, had died.In 1868, she graduated from the Academy of the ...

(3 pages) 25 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kate Chopin Biography

ceased. She then had only female role models in her widowed mother, widowed grandmother and widowed great grandmother. Her other siblings also died while still in childhood. In 1868 Kate graduated fro ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Do women have to much to do?

English 12405-21-2005 I can remember when my Great Grandmother was alive, she use to talk about how all she did was take care of the children, co ... have experienced many trials and tribulations that helped me support this theory. Learning from my Great Grandmother and my mother's struggle to success has made me into the strong woman I am today, ...

(2 pages) 19 0 1.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Women in the world

My Great-Grandmother was not a person. Neither was yours. Up until about 67years ago no females were. W ... s equals to men, even though the expectations ofwomen were such that the work load was equal if not greater. As pioneer women webuilt homes, raised families, maintained the homestead, hunted food, fou ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Cleopatra

dynasty of the Ptolemies. He was a Macedonian, one of the diadochoi, or successors of Alexander the Great, and had been a general in his army. Six princesses before her were called Cleopatra. The most ... Egypt. She came to power at age 15, married to her brother, Ptolemy XIII, also pharaoh. Cleopatra's great grandmother was the daughter of one of the kings of Syria. She was Seleucid with Persian blood ...

(6 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Clear

thinking in my head shut up but I didn't want to be rude so I said " Jane". She said "cool my great grandmothers name is Jane but everyone calls her clear for some old reason". Oh and I sh ... en I will tell u why ". So I said ok fine and I sat down and said now tell me? Ok well because your great grandmother who lives in North Dakota is called that and so we wanted u to be called that also ...

(1 pages) 296 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Story of an hour 2

tender age of five, her father, Thomas O'Flaherty died in a rail accident2. Seven years later, her great grandmother, Victoire Verdon Charleville dies, who she had been living with for six years. The ...

(4 pages) 51 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

African-American Literature, M

Meridian?s mother. Meridian would have loved for her mother to break the bonds of society like her great-grandmother Feather Mae, who ?loved walking nude about the yard and worshipped only the sun.? ... rtantly, with herself.Janie?s grandmother, Nanny, was a cultural relic from the days of slavery who greatly influenced Janie?s early life. Nanny?s concerns for her granddaughter were simple. In her mi ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kate chopin: adversity and criticism

half brother whom she loved with all her heart. Also living in the home was her grandmother and her great-grandmother.Kate had a special bond with her father. She was always curious and inquisitive ab ... the Sacred Heart. It is here that Kate discovers literature and the joys of reading (Hoffman). Her great-grandmother taught her to speak French and play the piano. She also delighted Kate with storie ...

(11 pages) 56 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Family History

of 1900, a beautiful baby girl named Catherine was born in Seneca, South Carolina. Catherine was my great-grandmother. She was a mixture of Indian and African- American. She was a caramel complexion w ... 1999 and my mother got engaged. Everything worked out for the better with everyone in my family. My great grandmother Catherine died in 1968. My great grandfather Elmer died in 1982. My grandfather Vi ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Kate Chopin And Going Against Norms Of Society

her father dead, her mother, Eliza who was a widow at the age of 27, along with her grandmother and great-grandmother raised Kate to speak French, learn piano, and think for herself. Kate was influenc ... ails of the men and women who courageously accomplished the settlement of the trading post.? Kate?s great grandmother also had stories of her own to tell, mostly about ?La Salle, Hennepin, Marquette a ...

(11 pages) 41 1 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Your Mother

allenges.I feel that honors-level language arts will help me attain my dream of becoming a poet. My great-grandmother (who passed away last year at 107 years of age), my grandmother and my mother were ...

(1 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Alice Walker

llie Lee Walker. Her parents were poor share- croppers but wealthy in spirit and love. Her father's great-great-great grandmother, Mary Poole, was a slave forced to walk from Virginia to Georgia with ... t it was. Politically passionate and the champion of the down trodden was the blazing sword of this great writer. Walker was a woman with deep feelings and truly resounded through every work that i us ...

(11 pages) 111 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists