Essays Tagged: "married women"

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

Women's Movement.

woman took a husband she lost what limited freedom she might have had as a single adult. Those few married women who worked for pay could not control their own earnings. Most could neither buy nor se ...

(2 pages) 132 1 3.9 Jun/2003

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

Outline the changes in the Australian labour market since 1980.

es will be reflected in its industrial relations system. For example, the increase in the number of married women in the workforce has led to pressure for actual equal pay and demands for more flexibl ...

(18 pages) 252 1 3.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


as raised by the Titans Ocean and Tethys. She is theprotector of marriage and takes special care of married women.Hera's marriage was founded by zueses ways of getting her to marry. Zeus asked her but ... n the tricky Zues surprised her by changing back into human.After the scare he raped Hera. She then married him to cover her shame.Once when Zeus was being unfair to the other gods, Hera convinced the ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

What are the views and attitudes towards love as presented by Ovid compared to other first century Roman poets?

place, no one bars you; no one stops you buying what is openly for sale. Provided that you keep off married women, widows, young men and women and boys of free birth, make love at will".This was the a ... n to do the same jobs as their mother. Passion was left to 'declasses' or 'chattels'. Respectable unmarried girls had no love life at all and married ladies, 'matronae', lived a limited life. In theor ...

(53 pages) 188 1 4.4 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

Women's Rights in Colonial America

cause in Europe a single woman was viewed as unproductive, she was generally discriminated against. Married women basically ceased to exist and had no rights other than those granted by her husband. U ... ons and codes were greatly relaxed. Attitudes for the most part, were much more lenient. Single and married Colonial women often worked outside the home and/or engaged in business and other pursuits c ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility: Austen's Use of the Arts to Support Characterization

irl worthy of marriage. Marriage was mostly looked upon as an aid for future financial success; men married women of equal or greater social status, very rarely marrying below themselves. Because of t ...

(5 pages) 37 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Demise of the American dream about The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald be sure to edit this my spelling and grammar arent the best ever

se know as Jay Gatsby, a millionaire who was wrapped up in his money and also his love for Daisy, a married women. His money's origin unknown until late in the book, but yet, even when they were made ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal and its impact on US.

the aged poor, the physically handicapped, and the blind.During the depression it was customary for married women to be fired. In several states, all married schoolteachers, university professors, and ...

(3 pages) 164 2 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents


Stigma and Everyday Resistance PracticesChildless Women in South India-This reading looks at married women in South India whom are examined on the fact that they are childless.The author uses i ... re examined on the fact that they are childless.The author uses interviews and fieldwork to analyse married women's experiences of stigma when they are childless and their everyday resistance practice ...

(3 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays


is all arose, primarily, after the second world war. Issues such as 'equal pay for equal work,' and married women's right to work, were the prime issues raised. A political scientist from England visi ...

(3 pages) 100 2 4.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Scope and Ambit of Section 113 B of Indian Evidence Act.

I. INTRODUCTIONIt is the dream of every girl that she is married to a lovable person and after marriage she will have a life with full of love and sweet memo ... rimonial home often turns to be a hell and in recent times there have been innumerable instances of married women committing suicide and they being tortured to death demanding dowry.Dowry which is a d ... the presumption under Section 113-B. In this case there was a horrendous bed room murder of a young married girl. The plea of alibi by accused was not established. There was evidence regarding demand ...

(12 pages) 16 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Is it difficult to meet the opposite sex?

s because of the following reasons.In the past, in my country, women had no rights. Before they got married, their lives belonged to their parents. They were often put in charge of the household work ... em everywhere. So the only chance that men and women had for meeting each other was after they were married.Women in the present have many advantages over their grandmothers or their mothers. They are ...

(1 pages) 452 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Jane Austen and Women's Roles in 18th Century England: "Pride and Prejudice"

The place of unmarried women in British society was determined by their social status and the size of their dowries ... ir social status and the size of their dowries. Married women had more freedom and influence than unmarried women, and their positions were defined by the rank and wealth of their husbands. Unmarried ... elatives, inherited their wealth, and spent his life raising children. James became a rector. Henry married a wealthy French aristocrat (who met with the guillotine), had an uncertain career, and fina ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 May/2006

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

The Elusive Nature of Logic and Perception: A Tale of Infidelity - Perceptual Blocks

nality. It's tough to get a handle on marital affairs, but according to recent polls, 22 percent of married men have strayed at least once during their married lives, and 14 percent of married women h ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Should Moms Work or Stay at Home?

oman and the best mother at the same time; a woman has to choose one over the other. There are some married women who are economically strong and their husbands work, these women must make a decision ... ).The above information on this subject is controversial, but it also demonstrates that majority of married women have a lifestyle choice instead of an economic choice. It all comes down to women's sa ...

(6 pages) 126 1 3.4 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Importance of Patriarchy in the Nineteenth Century

The status of married women in nineteenth- and twentieth-century peasant societies is a field of study that is cur ... pose a somewhat different version. And yet the central question is the same: what was the status of married women in this peasant society, as reflected in their relationships with the male world? This ...

(6 pages) 31 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women And Revolution

in a supporting role. Only men at the time had the right to vote, own land, and hold public office. Married women had few legal rights. Still, "At home, women boycotted British goods, sewed uniforms, ... ospitals and organized boycotts."3 Many women were camp followers. Camp followers were mostly married women who with their children traveled with their husbands. They served and received pay as ...

(3 pages) 50 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


men in their early 20s and lowest for those at the beginning and end of their reproductive years. Unmarried women obtain by far the most abortions and are much more likely to terminate a pregnancy tha ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues