Essays Tagged: "Josephine"

Alcoholism

sider her to be an angel sent from heaven, to show some of us a few lessons about life.Her name was Josephine Catalici, an Italian woman born in Naples, Italy in 1906. She died this past summer. She w ... " and very beautiful. She was good hearted, gentle, devoted, and open handed in everything she did. Josephine was always out to help someone in need. She considered other people to be first priority. ...

(4 pages) 60 1 4.0 Feb/1997

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

The novel, Looking for Alibrandi is charged with emotional energy.

ly, this book is written as both a social and cultural analysis of a teenage girl's life. Secondly, Josephine Alibrandi is a third generation Italian Australian caught in a claustrophobic family tradi ... home." As shown in this Quote the relationship between herself and her mother is typical.Secondly, Josephine Alibrandi is a third generation Italian Australian, caught in a claustrophobic family trad ...

(3 pages) 85 1 3.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Lunch with three celebritys of your chosing

le in the world doesn't mean that he is the dictator of this conversation. He keeps asking me where Josephine is. Who is this mystery women? Now he's trying to explain to Mr. Lauren what world dominat ... ch about his life but as a saint I must listen and smile. I am slowly trying to explain to him that Josephine is probably just in the restroom. Across the table is this gorgeous silver-haired falcon o ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Story Map For " The Story of An Hour"

/ Duration - Approximately an hour*Characters - Mrs. Mallard / Louise (Wife)Brently Mallard (HusbandJosephine (Sister)Richards (Husbands friend)*Place - In the house of Mr. & Mrs. Brently MallardL ... l in hearing the news of her husbands death at the railroad track?THE GOAL:1.Mrs. Mallards' sister, Josephine tells her that her husband has died in a railroad disaster.2.Mrs. Mallard showed her emoti ...

(1 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How have the texts you have studied this year effectively shaped your understanding of the meaning of ?change?? Includes "The Door" by Miroslav Holub and others...

?.The set text, Melina Marchetta?s Looking for Alibrandi focuses on the views of the main character Josephine Alibrandi. Josephine is the persona in the novel. Josephine?s major misunderstanding and d ... world where I can be accepted. Please, God, let me be accepted by someone other than the underdog.?(Josephine ? Page 32). Josephine is insecure, has a hatred of being illegitimate, hatred of her Nonna ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

How have the texts you have studied this year effectively shaped your understanding of the meaning of ?change??

?.The set text, Melina Marchetta?s Looking for Alibrandi focuses on the views of the main character Josephine Alibrandi. Josephine is the persona in the novel. Josephine?s major misunderstanding and d ... world where I can be accepted. Please, God, let me be accepted by someone other than the underdog.?(Josephine ? Page 32). Josephine is insecure, has a hatred of being illegitimate, hatred of her Nonna ...

(7 pages) 88 2 2.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Josephine's Early Life (Napoleon's first wife)

Josephine was born in 1763 in the West Indies on an island called Martinique. When she was born her ... s born in 1763 in the West Indies on an island called Martinique. When she was born her name wasn't Josephine, in fact it was Marie-Rose de Tascher de la Pagerie. Josephine or Marie was raised on a sl ... ys chasing after women and she had poor social manners. They separated, but remained close friends. Josephine was a quick learner and was soon becoming more sophisticated and well-mannered. She eventu ...

(2 pages) 28 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Looking for alibrandi

Josephine Alibrandi is a 17 year old catholic girl who has far more to contend to than her study in ... s called up and asked to come to the school. Unexpectedly, he arrives and the issue is resolved. As Josephine is walking alongside her father, it is at that moment when she has a change of perspective ...

(5 pages) 72 1 4.7 May/2004

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

A Character Analysis of Josephine Alibrandi, From "Looking for Alibrandi" by Melina Marchetta

g for Alibrandi", by Melina Marchetta we are introduced to a seventeen year old girl by the name of Josephine "Josie" Alibrandi, who is in her last year of high school. By the end of the book it is ma ... " Alibrandi, who is in her last year of high school. By the end of the book it is made obvious that Josephine has gone through many dramatic and important changes, including achieving her emancipation ...

(6 pages) 27810 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Character Study of Josephine Alibrandi. From The Novel "Looking for Alibrandi" by Melina Marchetta.

hough a number of characters change quite significantly throughout the novel, I will be focusing on Josephine Alibrandi in this essay. A variety of events happen throughout the novel and movie to Jose ... erspective can be triggered by certain events and experiences.A key event in the novel that changes Josephine Alibrandi's life is the meeting of her father, Michael Andretti. Initially, before Josephi ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchette

ibrandi by Melina Marchetta, focuses on a 17 year old teenager who has an Italian background called Josephine Alibrandi. Josephine is really two different people at the beginning and the end of the bo ... osephine is really two different people at the beginning and the end of the book. In the beginning, Josephine is overdramatic, poised to react to her Italian background and her illegitimacy. At the en ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.1 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Looking for Alibrandi- Melina Marchetta

n perspectives and that adolescence is a time of rapid change.A key event in the novel that changes Josephine Alibrandi's perspective is the meeting of her father, Michael Andretti. Initially, before ... ion that he is intelligent and a decent human being, though she doesn't make it known to him. After Josephine gets into a fight at school with Carly Bishop, Carly's father threatens legal action. In t ...

(4 pages) 53 1 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta (novel)

by Melina Marchetta (novel)Melina Marchetta's novel 'Looking for Alibrandi' is about a teenage girl Josephine's growth to freedom through interaction of the women of the three generations of Alibrandi ... ns of Alibrandi's - Katia Alibrandi, Christina Alibrandi and herself. Further changes come about in Josephine through interaction with other characters, which include, her father, her boyfriend, her s ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Daughters Of The Late Colonel-Katherine Mansfield

ers are talking from their seperate beds, in one room-they have since childhood, shared a room, and Josephine remembers similar nights when, as children they had giggled in the night.Thye have never w ... ught a cake and meringues for their nephew, Cyril. These were purchased at some personal sacrifice:'Josephine's winter gloves or the soling and heeling of Constancia's only respectable shoes.'Even in ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Monologue: Michael Andretti

I guess just that proud Italian heritage she has which she despises so strongly. Like Tomato Day... Josephine hates Tomato Days.So many reasons why she might be offended by being called a 'wog' even t ... n see, that what I've heard has all been true... change CAN be triggered by singular events in life.Josephine now respects me and I think she likes the feeling of having a father figure around. And it ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The story of an hour:the hard lesson learned!

Chopin uses the death of Mr. Mallard to show the reader Mrs. Mallard's deep feelings. In the story, Josephine and Mrs. Mallard are sisters. Although the women come from the same background, live in th ... death. Although both women are expected to maintain a certain role in society, Mrs Mallard, unlike Josephine, is not satisfied with her life due to the societal restrictions. At the end of the story, ...

(3 pages) 86 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Looking for Alibrandi by Brian Cassewell, This is a reveiw and reflection on each chapter of the book.

Looking for Alibrandi Reflection journal and reviewCHAPTER 1Her name is Josephine Alibrandi she goes to a rich school called St Martha's where she is in year 12. In this ch ... s his name and he is a barrister who has lived in Adelaide for the past seventeen years. This means Josephine has never seen or met her father which is pretty sad. She also lives on the poorer side of ... d who is also an old friend of John's interrupts their conversation. Before they leave John invites Josephine to the cinema to see Macbeth. At the end of the chapter we find out Josie gets a job a McD ...

(3 pages) 93 2 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

Looking For Alibrandi directed by kate woods- comparison of the 2 tomato day scenes

The director Kate Woods of Looking For Alibrandi (2000) reflects Josephine Alibrandi's two different attitudes to Italian culture through showing her behaviour to th ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI: by Melina Marchetta: Josephine is a realistic heroine because she has as many flaws as virtues. Discuss.

Josephine Alibrandi is one of the main characters in award winning novel Looking for Alibrandi by Me ... Initially, Josie and Michael Andretti have a poor relationship, but as time progresses, it improves.Josephine's friends have an influence on a lot of things that Josie does. Decisions about what happe ... to teenagers when the book was written, but not today. This could be seen, as a flaw.In conclusion, Josephine gets along with her family and friends, despite her flaws. But a lot of the time, flaws ca ...

(3 pages) 31 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

'Old maids to radical spinsters'. Discuss the subversive potential of the unmarried woman with reference to one text.

sually under the jurisdiction of their fathers or other male relatives. For example: the characters Josephine and Constantia in the text 'The daughter of the late colonel'. Therefore, in this essay, I ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers