Essays Tagged: "Katherine"

English: Shakespeare: Shakespeare the Feminist? Taming of the shrew

m shakespeare is a play which is ahead of its time in its views toward gender roles within society. Katherine is a woman who is intelligent, and is not afraid to assert her views on any given situatio ... tuchio. The Marrige formed between the two is a match made in heaveanfor two reasons. First Because Katherine is strong enough to assert her views, and more importantly, she realizes when she should a ...

(4 pages) 99 0 4.1 Apr/2002

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

Henry VIII the "Old King Cole" or Blue Beard approach is often under scrutiny. This essay affirms the Old King Cole approach, in which Henry acted out of the interests of the country.

imes, October 23, 2000) Arthur, the Prince of Wales, through marriage arranged by his father wedded Katherine of Aragon; the daughter of Spain's powerful monarch's, Ferdinand and Isabella. This was on ... Henry. However, a year later, Prince Arthur died and shortly after as did Henry. The late king used Katherine as a pawn in disputes with King Ferdinand, often depriving her of an income and leaving he ...

(5 pages) 62 0 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew Essay: about Petruchio and Katherine's need for eachother and the effect give off by the times of the play.

Many critics have observed and noted that the characters Petruchio and Katherine from Shakespeare's comedic drama, The Taming of the Shrew, had a need for each other, due ... statue sculpted by Petruchio. A Statue does what its creator intended it to do, with the statue of Katherine, her creator Petruchio intended to make her a conventional and obedient wife, and she make ... all it a rush candle, henceforth I vow it shall be so for me,"(4:5, 14-17). This was the first time Katherine bent to Petruchio's will completely. When he stated they were under a moon, although they ...

(5 pages) 52 1 5.0 Nov/2003

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

This essay compares the role of women in Shakespeares "Taming of the Shrew" and "Much Ado About Nothing"

hing both of these female characteristics are displayed. The protagonist of The Taming of The Shrew Katherine represents the women who did not give into gender roles by being rude, critical, scornful, ... ents the women who did not give into gender roles by being rude, critical, scornful, and insulting. Katherine is an intelligent woman who is not afraid to assert her views on any given situation. The ...

(7 pages) 65 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The impact of Shakespeare's induction in Taming of the Shrew thematically on the rest if the play

et in the 16th century, its author William Shakespeare tells a story of a shrewish unmarried woman, Katherine. She is courted, and married by a man attracted by her money, who then sets out to tame he ... e. The induction is a role reversal of the theme of the main play. Sly is given all the things that Katherine has taken away from her by Petruchio. In doing so, a change occurred in Sly's circumstance ...

(5 pages) 32 1 4.0 Feb/2004

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

"A brush with AIDS"

efited enormously from the surge in demand.Key factsYear 1986. Straight out of college, 21-year-old Katherine went to work for Halsey, the leading health care company providing products and services t ... ith up to 80% of their product needs. Halsey offered rapid career advancement for its employees and Katherine was one of them. After a year and a half, she was promoted to market manager and transferr ...

(7 pages) 48 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Katherine Stone, The Author of Romance

Katherine Stone was born in Seattle, and, being a firstborn child (and a Virgo) set about plotting h ... octor, and at eleven, having written her first short story, she knew she'd love to be a writer, too.Katherine attended Stanford University, where she completed her pre-med requirements while majoring ... eaks of Legionnaires disease occurred at the LA hospital where she was doing her fellowship, giving Katherine the opportunity to write and lecture on the mysterious new disease.There was romance, too, ...

(1 pages) 17 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michael Ondaatje's "The English Patient" -- The characters of Katherine and Hana, and how they offer two opposing portrayals of womanhood.

ms with it reach into another, smaller comparison: the two female characters of the novel. Hana and Katherine, both very different characters, are juxtaposed with one another to show a surprising cont ... who has made peace with her duties in life and is resolved to work her way up to being a true adult.Katherine Clifton married her husband while still quite young; traveling with him to Northern Africa ...

(6 pages) 61 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The islanders part5:a new mystery

o my self. Wow Jennifer looks happy, I'm real glad that they are getting to know each other better. Katherine thought to her self."Kat?" "Yeah Sara?" "Look Aaron and Jen are holding hands!" Sara whisp ... ere my mother and father work." "I would like to meet your parents, I'm sure they are nice people." Katherine said. He smiled, "You can meet them at the bonfire."We started walking again and Lapepa wa ...

(5 pages) 50 2 4.8 Aug/2004

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

The islanders part 8: the end of all question.

I felt a hand on my shoulder."Samantha I can't help you if you don't tell me what's wrong." "Jimmy, Katherine is in danger! We have to help her!" Jennifer walked by, "Good morning, Sammy what's wrong? ... ay with me." I stared at him blankly, he was handsome in person. But this can't be right he's dead! Katherine thought to herself. "How are you here, I thought you died." "I will explain everything, my ...

(4 pages) 57 1 4.6 Aug/2004

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

The islanders part 1

arabyEnglish 1, period 64/19/04Ms. PryorThe islanders."Kat! Wait up!" Jennifer yelled to her friend Katherine. Katherine turned around just in time to see Jennifer and Sara running up to her. Wow, Sar ... n time to see Jennifer and Sara running up to her. Wow, Sara and Jennifer look really pretty today, Katherine thought, I'm so glad we are going on this trip together."Hey Kat, I love your shirt." Sara ...

(2 pages) 43 1 3.5 Aug/2004

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

Mona Lisa Smile Video Journal

lace in 1953 at Wellesley College.The character that I relate to most is would have to be professer Katherine Watson.She is a unmarried status and has free-thinking teaching methods that seem scandalo ... ry intellectual students who have alot going for them.But they all choose to ignore their potential.Katherine does not agree with these traditions nor do I.She trys to teach the students that even tho ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Personality Changes in the play "Taming of the Shrew" by William Shakespeare.

NG OF THE SHREW ALTERNATE READING ASSIGNMENTIn the play Taming Of The Shrew by William Shakespeare, Katherine was tamed by her husband, Petruchio. Katherine is a young girl with a very bad temper. She ... a mean ill-tempered girl to becoming an obedient wife.One example of this is from Act 3, Scene II. Katherine and Petruchio have just got married to each other. Petruchio is drunk during his marriage. ...

(3 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jan/2005

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

The Christmas Calendar

ay. He even set out the same Christmas decorations every year for old time's sakes. His wife Katherine was very understanding about all this, for she, too, had lost her mother at a young age. S ... here Jimmy recalled how his father had dressed up as Santa Claus one year to tell the manger story. Katherine would sit with Jimmy to watch the same old television shows that Jimmy had watched with hi ...

(12 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2005

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

Comparing and contrasting "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" and "Taming of the Shrew".

d elegance and being a shrew wasn't accepted in that specific time period.The play was mainly about Katherine [aka Kate] and Petruccio but it also needed the supporting characters Bianca and Lucentio ... that point of time. She was beautiful, graceful, and well educated along with having a heavy dowry. Katherine, the sister of Bianca, was the exact opposite of her. She was the shrew in the play. She's ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Taming of the Shrew": did Kate perform a REAL transformation?

r, Bianca. At a wedding, Bianca was mean and didn't want to come out to see the wedding. Her sister Katherine went and forced her to come out and see it. She told Bianca to be a good person, while Bia ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2005

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

Support of Feminism in "Taming Of The Shrew" by William Shakespeare.

y stated through the over powerful males in the play. The dominance of Petruchio in his marriage to Katherine is shown to be mean and even silly, Baptista's control over his daughters' lives is eviden ... aptista's control over his daughters' lives is evident, and even comes off as unfair when he forces Katherine, the shrew, to marry before Bianca, and man's lust and need for women is exaggerated throu ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.0 Dec/2005

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

Chinatown

ah Cross.When Gittes was trying to figure out the truth about the case and figure out who this girl Katherine actually was, Mrs. Mulwray describes her as her sister and daughter. She explains that her ... her father, Noah Cross, did not rape her. Noah Cross is an incestuous man and was trying to get at Katherine. He introduces himself as Katherine's grandfather, and Mrs. Mulwray tries to keep this cra ...

(1 pages) 494 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Looking Past The Humor

's suitors are willing to give to her is based on how much they love her. On the other hand because Katherine is so shrewish he readily accepts Petruchio's offer of marriage to her. Shakespeare turns ... re is a gentleman whom by chance I met, Upon agreement from us to his liking, Will undertake to woo Katherine, Yea, and marry her if her dowry please (73)". Petruchio is actually paid by Gremio ...

(6 pages) 309 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Have you ever been in love? Teenage love as you

ed for the future, about teen relationships and pre-marital sex. Forever is the "adult" novel about Katherine Danziger and Michael Wagner, two teenagers experiencing first loves together. The narrator ... r and Michael Wagner, two teenagers experiencing first loves together. The narrator of the story is Katherine Danziger. The story takes place in many places of New Jersey.One of the main character is ...

(2 pages) 831 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American