Essays Tagged: "married woman"

Women and Jewish Law

e Halakhah?The following is an interpretation of the Torah and the Oral Torah by Rabbi Azaroff to a married woman:The first issue that has to be addressed is, 'Do you have any rights in the matter of ... fines the frequency of sexual relations that a woman is entitled by the law' and that '...denying a married woman her sexual rights would cause her pain and suffering' (Biale, 126). The laws of onah r ...

(7 pages) 60 0 4.1 Jan/1996

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

Edna, the main character in "The awakening" by Kate Chopin

ate Chopin. Whenyou first look at the life of Edna you think there is not much todiscuss. Edna is a married woman who at first seems vaguelysatisfied with her life--'she grew fond of her husband, real ... ake it better.The acceptable behaviors of the time in which she livedworked against her. Edna stays married because divorce wasunheard of in those days. She wants to marry Robert, but he willnot becau ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Realism and how authors like Mark Twain and F. Scott Fitzgerald give a "tell it like it is" writing in the stories. An author can only write realistically about what he/she knows.

g man who has come from the country to the city to make his fortune? Why does an apparently happily married woman decide to have a love affair? What leads a woman to accept or reject a particular man? ...

(7 pages) 122 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The "Oranges and Apples" narative from the book "Friend Of My Youth" By Alice Munro. Why did Victor Refuse Barbara?

o main characters Victor Sawicky, the golden palomino and Barbara Zeigler, the looker. Barbara is a married woman who is having an affair with the best friend of her husband named Victor Sawicky. She ... o main characters Victor Sawicky, the golden palomino and Barbara Zeigler, the looker. Barbara is a married woman who is having an affair with the best friend of her husband named Victor Sawicky. She ...

(5 pages) 29 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A comparison of the characters in the poem (by Samuel Pepys) and short story (written by Elizabeth Bowen) both entitled 'Demond Lover'.

the prose story both titled Demon Lover. Both works seem to be warnings of some kind or another to married women. Also, both works contain elements of the supernatural in reference to the pasts of th ... d notes, one with death and the other with something seemingly worse.In the poem by Samuel Pepys, a married woman with two children is confronted with what she believes is her former love. She must de ...

(3 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Scarlet Letter: Arthur Dimmesdale as Protagonist.

and then immigrated to America. In a moment of weakness, he and Hester Prynne, a young, beautiful, married woman whose husband is away in Europe, become lovers. Although he will not confess it public ...

(14 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In what ways did the early nineteenth-century reform movements for abolition and women's rights illustrate both the strengths and the weaknesses of democracy in the early American republic?

work together on women's rights and one of the first issues they worked on were property rights for married women. The Married Woman's Property Act had been passed in New York Stat in 1848. However, t ... operty Act had been passed in New York Stat in 1848. However, there were still gross inequities for married women under the law. A married woman could not sell her property or own the wages she had ea ...

(2 pages) 66 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Warrior Marks

y in Africa where they say that it is a tradition and social custom to keep a young girl pure and a married woman faithful. But to some, the practice is viewed as being primitive and barbaric.In Warri ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 Apr/2004

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

Breaking Free From Society in The Awakening

ghts to obtain independence, which places her in opposition to society. Her society believed that a married woman needed to make both her husband's and children's needs her first priority. Her duty in ...

(3 pages) 70 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Assuming Alexandra does not wish to divorce Simon:

o apply for such provision. The Separation and Maintenance Orders Ordinance (SMOO) provides that a 'married person' may apply. Section 2 of the SMOO states that a 'married person' means a husband or a ... a 'married person' means a husband or a wife. A husband means 'the husband or partner of a wife or married woman'. Further, a wife and a married woman means the wife or partner of a man by a marriage ...

(11 pages) 22 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Roles Of The Husband And Wife

bove you all)". (Surah 4:34)After marriage, the woman in Islam does not lose any of her rights. The married woman has her individuality and name. Her name is still her name before marriage. In fact, m ... me is still her name before marriage. In fact, marriage adds to the duties of the woman because the married woman gets new roles after marriage, i. e., being a wife and a mother. The question that is ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Islam

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

r, and impolite. In addition, a woman was usually perceived as the property of her husband when she married. Thus, once she married, all her wealth would belong to her husband. On the contrary, the re ... o transform herself through understanding of other models of feminine identities apart from being a married woman with reference to the text "The Crowded Street" by Winifred Holtby. Women at th ...

(5 pages) 41 0 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Flesh in Scarlet Letter

n created frenzy for his book since its publication in 1850. The age-old tale is of Hester Prynne a married woman in Boston, who is charged with adultery with an unknown partner. As punishment Hester ...

(5 pages) 35 1 4.7 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nursing essay on the care of a patient with breastcancer and lymphoedema

Irene is a thirty-three year old married woman, who has two young children aged six months and five years. She has recently been atte ...

(7 pages) 142 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"The Storm" by Kate Chopin (Fiction).

awn to each other by lust. Situated together by a storm, Calixta, the woman in this essay and "very married woman" has no choice but to let in an old friend and once loved companion out of the pouring ... t as the rain was beginning to shower. Calixta hadn't seen him very much every since she had gotten married, and if she did he or she for that matter were never alone. I would assume that if they were ...

(4 pages) 55 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Explain a key theme in the novel 'Angelina' by Gerald Hindmarsh

ent to her life when she marries Vincenzo. Angelina was a young, sixteen year old girl when she got married. She had lived a sheltered life with her family until then and had no idea what married life ... ly until then and had no idea what married life would be like. It was made even harder to adjust to married life because she did not know Vincenzo and he was twice her age which made it difficult for ...

(2 pages) 526 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

In the texts you have studied this year have you found that criminals have received a fair punishment? Refer to at least two texts in your answer.

red.The most obvious criminal in “The Scarlet Letter” is Hester Prynne, a young, recently married woman, who is sent to America to start a new life there. Two years later she bears an illegi ...

(13 pages) 12 0 5.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Victims of Sin

he scaffold, women called her a "brazen hussy" (51).Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale had an affair with a married woman, Hester Prynne. As a result of the affair, Pearl was born. There were many horrible ou ...

(2 pages) 490 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

An Analysis Journal On "The Awakening"

The Awakening by Kate Chopin is a story about a married woman who like a new born child is going through life trying to set their individuality in t ... t understanding what to do she then realizes that she is not an individual. She realizes that being married to Leonce is not the way to go about and she had to change it. This is where the second stag ... r Robert is not necessary and she is her own person. That is a very fast and unexpected mover for a married woman with two kids to pull. It requires a lot of strength, which Edna is running out of.Whi ...

(10 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arthurian Legend

lar kingdom. The story of King Arthur begins "when King Uther Pendragon falls in love with a married woman, Ygraine."(Arthurian Legend) By using the magic of Merlin, an essential characte ...

(4 pages) 1369 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers