Essays Tagged: "roles of women"

"Sexuality in the Victorian Era"

as chastity or abstinence as well as sex with only one partner and other strict rules involving the roles of women were adopted. These sexual mores had a negative impact on many societies in the 1800' ...

(7 pages) 180 3 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Role of Women in the Odyssey.

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 ... et to come, including the few women who may be virtuous, is untrue. The women in all three of these roles personify an essential part of the events of the story. The hero is helped by the goddess and ...

(3 pages) 135 1 3.5 Mar/2003

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

Women in the Ministry.

nce the beginning of the church. They delve deep into the history of thechurch even researching the roles of women in Judaism.Next, they examine the biblical models for women in ministry. Clearly, Gre ...

(2 pages) 41 1 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"Social Characteristics of Women in Jane Austen's Emma" Studying Emma, Miss Bates and Mrs. Elton

r is a necessary part of a male society. Emma written by Jane Austen shows her understanding of the roles of women in a social context. The Highbury society judges women by their wealth, good connecti ...

(4 pages) 94 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

The Roles of WomenThe roles of women in the Elizabethan time were very confined. Women could be tutored, ... d a man had the legal right to chastise his wife as he was seen as the head of the marriage. Gender roles are standards in which men and women are expected to play according to their sex. Women in man ... protagonist of The Taming of The Shrew Katherine represents the women who did not give into gender roles by being rude, critical, scornful, and insulting. Katherine is an intelligent woman who is not ...

(7 pages) 65 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This describes the roles of females in The Odyssey by Homer

nd his way home, there are several female characters that can lead us to draw conclusions about the roles of women in ancient Greece. Homer does this in two ways: the first way is he uses supporting f ... uses supporting female characters, such as Nausikaa and Arêtê, to represent the classic roles of females. The second way is that that he has a cast of main female characters, such as Athen ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

WWII: Housewives Report for Duty This report talks about the role women played taking on factory work in WWII.

de of the home as a service to their country. WWII gave birth to a new nation, forever changing the roles of women in the United States. It changed the nation and the identities of its people. These c ... nd the spirited housewives on the home front stepped in to take over a number of traditionally male roles. WWII changed all the rules when the government campaigned for American women to work in the w ...

(9 pages) 91 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Life for women in Australia changed greatly during the 20th century. Discuss this statement.

ariation in their lifestyles has been stimulated and is closely linked with the constantly changing roles of women in the society. In Australia, life for women was filled with hardships from 1878 to t ...

(5 pages) 140 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Chinua Achebe's "Things Fall Apart" A discussion of Achebe's portrayal of women in Igbo society.

d reflects the sociocultural organization existing in Africa during that era. Achebe highlights the roles of women in pre-colonial Africa. The female characters in the novel are major figures whose li ... s; the women reciprocally affect the husband and fathers lives. Igbo society emphasis is put on sex-roles, stereotyping, gender discrimination and the importance of masculinity and violence, which res ...

(5 pages) 117 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Romance and Satire in the Tales of Chaucer

y contrasting. The differences are expressed through the varying manner that love is expressed, the roles of women, and the categorizing of social classes.The expression of love, portrayal of women, a ...

(3 pages) 40 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is an essay using three short stories to explain the role of women in social, political, and economic situations and contexts throughout history.

Roles of Women in LiteratureThroughout the ages the roles of women are always changing. Some ages an ... ed on the author's gender, age, and political or economic views. Three stories that show the social roles of women in different views are Kate Chopin's Story of an Hour, Alice McDermott's Enough, and ... Godwin's A Sorrowful Woman. These three stories are an example of how literature depicts the social roles of women in very different ways depending on the author's point of view and time period.Kate C ...

(3 pages) 85 0 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Tracing The Roles Of Women in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Group One: Tracing The Roles Of Women in Things Fall ApartOkonkwo's attitude toward women and femininity:P.16- "Okonkwo rul ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Authors

A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen Response to LIterature Essay

A Doll's HouseBy Henrik IbsenAs evolution came around so did the roles of man and woman. In Ibsen's epic play "A Doll's House" he presents this as a key issue of the ... d straying to her quest for independence. During this time, this was found to be unique because the roles of women at the time were to fulfill their duties to their family. Women having an opinion and ...

(6 pages) 66 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The 1980's Through the Eyes of John Hughes The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off Historicism

ery accurately by comically mocking the social order, ambiguously revealing the socially acceptable roles of women, and by presenting stories through the eyes of a group of people who are usually look ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2004

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

Rhetorical Analysis of I Want a Wife

ites in her article about the demands that are required from women. She stresses the point that the roles of women are unfair to the role of men. Also, that there is a distinct difference, inequality, ... in general. She is trying to get out to the public that these expectations and these stereotypes of roles of women, should stop. This goes back to her exigence, which is the unfairness of roles of wom ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Assess The Achievements Of The Women's Movement From The 1960's To The 1990's

The roles of women in modern day society have undergone tremendous change since the emergence of the Wom ...

(3 pages) 98 1 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


Throughout history, the roles of women have changed dramatically. Women have been enslaved, been stripped of their rights, b ... n Women's Service Corp (AWSC) in 1916. The aim of this organisation was to prepare women to take up roles they had never considered before and allow able-bodied men to enter the military service. A si ...

(1 pages) 65 1 1.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women and Society Body Images

Throughout the ages the roles of women are always changing, and due to this the body image of women is also constantly evolv ... rth, and they don't seem to worry as much with their weight (at least some of them don't). As these roles change so do the appearances women are supposed to fit into obviously right along with them, a ...

(11 pages) 143 1 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Analytical Reflection:Ridley Scott's 'Alien'

rouse debate, reflection and pose questions on societal issues. Issues such as capitalism, changing roles of women, western society's dependence on oil, and the morality of scientific curiosity and te ... n wins, which shows the rapid social changes in the 70's and is a statement about females' changing roles in society.Ridley Scott has left Alien open to a number of different readings, some see the fi ...

(8 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jun/2005

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

How has the role of Australian women changed in society?

eve recognition and equality in a society dominated by men. Numerous events have revolutionised the roles of women in society.One of the first victories for women was achieving suffrage. In 1901, only ... rates of pay. When the war was over, women were once again expected to return to their traditional roles but this time, women fought back. In the Equal Pay Case (1969) the principle of "equal pay for ...

(2 pages) 71 0 4.2 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History