Essays Tagged: "role of women"

The Role of Women in the Church

The Role of Women in the ChurchWith the advent of the feminist movement, the role of women in all parts ... en in all parts of society has come under increasing scrutiny. Onearea of recent controversy is the role of women in the Christian Church. Some churches whose traditions and practices are lessrigidly ... tointerpret scriptures pertaining to women. In this essay, we will use the Bible to understand the role of women in the church ofthe first century and apply that understanding to the church of the tw ...

(7 pages) 121 0 4.1 Jan/1996

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

The Role of Women in the Church

Did a ton of reading and a lot of background stuff for thisThe Role of Women in the ChurchWith the advent of the feminist movement, the role of women in all parts ... n in all parts of society has come under increasing scrutiny. One area of recent controversy is the role of women in the Christian Church. Some churches whose traditions and practices are less rigidly ... to interpret scriptures pertaining to women. In this essay, we will use the Bible to understand the role of women in the church of the first century and apply that understanding to the church of the t ...

(8 pages) 121 0 3.9 May/1995

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

1989 AP British Literature Question. Explain the use of Biblical allusions and how it advances the work as a whole. Road to Jezebel's: Biblical illusions in Margaret Atwood's the handmaid's tale.

rything within the novel has a Biblical reference or Biblical origins. The name of the country, the role of women and their reason for imprisonment, down to the ceremonies and the soldiers in the army ...

(5 pages) 68 0 3.5 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The Role of Women in Ancient Egypt

en just the women of power or royalty who receive attention. This leaves many people unaware of the role of the average women in this society. Achieving A reversal of this unawareness is done by expla ... explaining the role of the average Egyptian woman in the family, the legal rights of women, and the role of women in the temples.In Ancient Egypt the main purpose for women was to marry and to reprodu ...

(4 pages) 163 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte, a direct assault of Victorian morality.

during that time. Ultimately, the controversy of Bronte's novellied in its realism, challenging the role of women, religion, and mortality in theVictorian society.In essence, Bronte's novel became a d ... n expressing rage and blatantly retaliating against authority was a defiance againstthe traditional role of women. Jane Eyre sent controversy through the literarycommunity. For not only was it written ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Ibsens "Doll House"

han any ofhis other works. In contrast to many dramas of Scandinavia in that timewhich depicted the role of women as the comforter, helper, and supporter ofman, 'A Doll's House' introduced woman as ha ... Helmer, progresses during the course of the playeventually to realize that she must discontinue the role of a doll and seekout her individuality.David Thomas describes the initial image of Nora as tha ...

(5 pages) 154 2 4.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The portrayal of women in the novels "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Marquez and "The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende.

se women represent Allende's own brand of feminism Furthermore those women who except a traditional role of subservience and remain staunch in their conservatism are shown to finish their days alone a ... erula and Nana. As the novels were set in first half of the twentieth century in Latin America, the role of women in the social hierarchy of this backdrop is worthy of consideration. This was a patria ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A critical look at Ibsen's "A Doll house"

han any ofhis other works. In contrast to many dramas of Scandinavia in that timewhich depicted the role of women as the comforter, helper, and supporter ofman, 'A Doll's House' introduced woman as ha ... Helmer, progresses during the course of the playeventually to realize that she must discontinue the role of a doll and seekout her individuality.David Thomas describes the initial image of Nora as tha ...

(5 pages) 139 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Paradise Regained, the little known sequel of Paradise Lost. Very well written with a Christian perspective, includes many quotes.

al, Paradise Regained can be taken as political propaganda. Milton wastes no time in discussing the role of women in the fall. As if he was trying to make a blurry topic clear, Milton states through S ...

(6 pages) 98 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Australia as a patriarchal society

For centuries, the role of women in society has been carefully defined by a patriarchal sociological system. Up until t ... d for motherhood. Even today, women are still a disadvantaged group. Expectations on what a woman's role should be, especially in the family unit, still influence choices that women make, and the impo ... women are constrained by a set of 'social facts'. These facts can be interpreted in the traditional role of woman as housewife and mother. Functionalist theory sees society as an organism which has sp ...

(9 pages) 118 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Things fall apart : the role of men and women

per I shall focus on the labyrinth of human vs. human and human vs. society in the framework of the role of women in Igbo society and how men assign and dictate these roles. I will also briefly explai ... the rights women do have in Igbo society, on the importance of women in this society. They site the role of widows in Igbo society as well as the respect given to the first wife as proof that while th ...

(7 pages) 440 2 3.6 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"How does Margaret Atwood portray the role of women in the Republic of Gilead?"

"How does Margaret Atwood portray the role of women in the Republic of Gilead?"The Republic of Gilead allows Offred only one function: to ... d the extent of their freedom until it was taken from them. Now, in this new society, she plays the role of a 'two-legged womb,' trying to conceive a child and being moved from family to family until ... control over. She cannot merely decide to get pregnant; therefore her body begins to play a massive role in her life. This is shown when she says " I avoid looking at my body?.. I don't want to look a ...

(6 pages) 100 1 4.6 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

D. H. Lawrence "The Horse-Dealer's Daughter" an analysis

"The Horse - Dealer's Daughter"D. H. LawrenceThe role of women in society is constantly an issue. D.H. Lawrences's story shows through passive nature ...

(2 pages) 19666 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Was the nazi regeme beneficial to German women?

eve by introducing these policies for women. Clearly the Nazis strongly believed in the traditional role of women and intended on imposing these beliefs onto every German women by limiting there caree ... ropaganda which promoted and glorifies the idea of having children and keeping to there traditional roles.Now to look at how the policies were of a benefit to German women. The Nazis heavy focus on ...

(4 pages) 65 3 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

Stanley Kwans' film, "Center Stage" and its representation of feminism

sm, in the context of the modern woman (Zhang, 1994, pp.617) and its visual representations and the role of women in public and private domain.Center Stage intersperses the main narrative with both cl ... emale image while controlling female subjectivity. As the director and his cast and crew assume the role of commentator, the film refuses the woman the position of a speaking subject. When the cinemat ...

(12 pages) 111 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Role of Women in the Odyssey.

Role of Women in the OdysseyBy looking at Homer's Odyssey, we can begin to get an idea as to how the ... own goals and desires. By interpreting Homer's view of women, one can draw a bigger picture of the role of women in ancient Greek culture. In the Odyssey, we learn that women were placed on pedestal ... women illustrated within the poem, the goddess, the seductress, and the good wife are all important roles in making Homer's Odyssey an epic.Each of the three basic roles of women, the goddess, the sed ...

(3 pages) 135 1 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Athena's Role in the "Odyssey" by Homer.

Athena's Role in the OdysseyAn English professor once wrote these words on the board: "Woman without her man ... is nothing." This simple exercise displays the various perceptions that people have concerning the role of women in today's society. While the role of women in society is still unclear, the role of w ... e. Like every hero, Odysseus needed a companion and Athena felt that Telemachus should fulfill that role. Odysseus would not have been able to defeat the suitors without his help, which explains why A ...

(5 pages) 92 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Role of Women in the Japanese Society "The River Ki" by Sawako Ariyoshi and "The Waiting Years" by Fumiko Enchi.

The Role of Women in the Japanese Society The first book I read for this assignment was The River Ki by ... family remains constant throughout the generations. The title of this book plays a very important role. The River Ki is a river that the family lives near. Throughout the book the family makes many ... rough the generations. One of the many things that I saw change was the belief about what a woman's role was in society. Hana believes that women are on earth to have children and support her husband. ...

(12 pages) 586 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Role of Women in Ancient Greek Art.

The investigation of the role of women in the Art of ancient Greece is complex because artists were affected both by the art ... hey saw around them every day. There is one certainty and that is that the influence of the various roles evident produced some of the greatest art ever. The purpose of this page is to investigate the ... Age (750-479 BCE)*Classical Age (479-336 BCE)*Hellenistic Period (336-168 BCE)Women had a different role in ancient Greek society than they do today. It also seems likely that the role of women change ...

(4 pages) 144 0 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Analysis of "the yellow wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman.

ory about a woman who is suffering from postpartum depression. The story illustrates the subjugated role of women prior to the feminist movement. When Gilman first wrote the tale it was deemed too off ... though the protagonist does not agree with the treatment that is administered to her, she knows her role and does not voice her concerns because she too believes somewhat that men know better and know ...

(5 pages) 303 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American