Essays Tagged: "independent woman"

Marriage: The Perfect Ending to Pride and Prejudice

nd setting of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. In the novel, Miss Elizabeth Bennet is a lively, independent woman, whose family's financial situation and whose strong mindedness suggest that she m ... ther heroines were sycophants of social and masculine prerogative, Elizabeth Bennet is fearless and independent.' (Butler, 199)The difference in the novel, is in Austen's approach to Elizabeth. By mak ...

(8 pages) 323 1 4.6 Jan/1995

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

Analysis of the theme of racism in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

any others to show the reader what she has persevered overthroughout her life to become the strong, independent woman that she is today. One suchtheme in her autobiography, prevalent throughout the du ...

(3 pages) 80 0 4.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Passion" By. Jeanette Winterson

is and the way there is sudden and the way back is worse" (Winterson, p.68).Villanelle is a strong independent woman who does not fit into the stereotypical role of women. Her character is not going ... book Villanelle was able to choose the feminine role of mother and yet she was still able to remain independent from any male. Villanelle took on both female and male characteristics into one she beca ...

(8 pages) 51 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

General Media Studies : representations of women

itle is pretty self explanatory in that it is about a tombraider called Lara Croft, who is a tough, independent woman who knows how to take care of herself, however she is also beautiful and irresisti ... dships and against all the odds they manage to escape from her evil husband. This woman is a strong independent woman who triumphs over hardship against all the odds. "Take these broken wings" is writ ...

(2 pages) 50 0 2.0 Mar/2004

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

"Women should be seen but not heard" about the book: "Their Eyes were watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston. Anaylsis of the chrarcter, Jody Starks as a husband.

never comes to love Janie throughout the course of their entire marriage.Foremost, Janie is a very independent woman who has a very imaginative mind and carefree sense about her. Janie appears to be ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A doll's House: Nora

haracter. Throughout the play, she transforms from a pampered doll, dependent on her husband, to an independent woman, driven to strike out on her own.During the beginning of the play, Nora feels like ...

(1 pages) 71 1 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of Women in 'A Dolls House'

h century. In this play we see Nora begin as fragile, nieve creature and progress to an individual, independent woman.Written during the Victorian era, the controversial play featuring a female protag ...

(6 pages) 115 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Pride and prejudice

improve her education and literacy ambition. Jane never married during her life and she was a very independent woman. This was considered bad in these times because women were meant to marry like in ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Modern Feminism

such a negative meaning? It is a very difficult and disputable issue. In my opinion, any strong and independent woman is labelled as a feminist. Very often a concept "feminist-woman" deals with false ...

(4 pages) 114 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Awakening by Kate Chopin, essay on the main character of the novel

d desires and society's oppressive role for women. As time progressed, Edna's need to be a free and independent woman and culture's call for a submissive housewife brought her to an unfortunate death. ... festyle. Edna struggles with herself in order to reach self actualization and become her own independent entity. After a Saturday night celebration a crowd of people made its way down to the be ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What does the juxtaposition of act 4 with 3 in Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion highlight about change?

' and will defy Higgins for his selfish motives, and secondly, that she can think for herself as an independent woman. As is Eliza's case in Act III to IV, it is entirely obvious to the readers of her ... , she decides that Higgins' help is not worth the effort, and leaves.Eliza's transformation into an independent woman who can think for herself manifests itself in rebelling against her 'creator', bec ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Bondage in Roselily" by Alice Walker.

rrying a Muslim man believing that he will be able to "free" herself. Roselily is conveyed to be an independent woman of the late 60's or early 70's who is apart of the outcome of the American civil r ... hat he will be the "key" to her freedom, to be released from slavery of the factories and become an independent woman.Ironically she imagines that she will be under total control by this man and has d ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jane Erye: A Woman Of Independent Means

"Jane Eyre....a Woman of Independent Means" Charlotte Brontes, Jane Eyre is a novel which employs many themes. ... ys many themes. Of them all, Jane the main character, displays a strong character trait of being an independent woman. For example, Jane has an ability to survive in life as a woman with little educat ... t and only school, Lowood, which help her to mature and obtain skills to enter the world as a young independent woman. For one, she learns to love and receives love from two people in particular who s ...

(3 pages) 817 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Independent Woman

Independent Woman I was always being compared to my older sisters. My parents were always saying, "W ... be the perfect little angel my parents wanted me to be. So when I rebelled, because I am extremely independent, my parents got worse. I always thought that I should make my own decisions and mistakes ... t day. I woke up at eight o' clock to go to the DMV. This was the day that I thought I would become independent from my parents, but of course they found a way to ruin this for me. They gave me so man ...

(4 pages) 10 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jane Eyre As A Modern Woman

over her life and her destiny. Jane Eyre represents Charlotte Bronte's idea of a modern strong and independent woman because she could use reading and writing skills to make new opportunities for her ... er idea of a modern woman.Charlotte Bronte shows that Jane represents a modern woman because she is independent and is able to work for a living. Unlike other women, she does not depend on a man to pr ...

(4 pages) 631 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"300" Compare/Contrast Essay

was Hollywood overkill. It is historical fact that the Spartan woman was the most highly respected, independent woman in all the Greek city-states, but diplomats do not usually get murdered over verba ...

(3 pages) 54 1 0.0 Oct/2007

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

Jane eyres struggle for love

turation to womanhood is complete. At this point, Jane is able to finally return to Rochester as an independent woman, fully aware of her desire to love, as well as to be loved.From the onset of the n ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Pygmalion +

his expectations: Eliza transforms from a defensive insecure girl to a fully confident,strong, and independent woman. When the audience first meets Eliza Doolittle she is a flower girl peddling at 11 ... ce first meets at the beginning of the play. Her decision not to marry Higgins reveals a mature and independent Eliza, a person free to choose. Eliza's transformation occurs over the six months of her ...

(2 pages) 745 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Themes of the color purple by

ok. We see a transition in Celie from being a timid, young girl with little self worth to a strong, independent woman. She once was a slave to her step-father and later on her husband, but eventually ... und her own freedom and peace of mind through Shug Avery and other influential women was a fiercely independent woman from the start. She made her own decisions, spoke her mind, and let no one, especi ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The blithedale romance

bia begins spending more and more time with this man we start to see her position as a powerful and independent woman disappear more and more. Zenobia starts to fall behind Hollingsworth, he begins to ... ollingsworth are the most ironic characteristics. In the public society, she portrays herself as an independent feminist. She comes across to the reader, at first, as a bit proud maybe even snobby. Sh ...

(4 pages) 745 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American