Essays Tagged: "seamstress"

A look on Nathaniel Hawthorne's Hester Pryne from "The Scarlet Letter"

ed of adultery. However, after her conviction, she managed to raise a daughter, became an important seamstress in her community, and set an example for her close-knit community. Pearl, the daug ... It took Hester and Pearl a while to earn some respect in their community. Hester became a renowned seamstress. She made clothes for herself and Pearl, she even sewed gloves for the governor. For Pear ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.7 Nov/1996

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

An Analysis of Chaucer's "The Wife of Bath's Tale"

mostthought-provoking. The pilgrim who narrates this tale, Alison, isa gap-toothed, partially deaf seamstress and widow who has beenmarried five times. She claims to have great experience in theways ...

(4 pages) 182 0 4.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Canterbury Tales - The Wife of Bath

ost thought-provoking. The pilgrim who narrates this tale, Alison, is a gap-toothed, partially deaf seamstress and widow who has been married five times. She claims to have great experience in the way ...

(4 pages) 173 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Canterbury Tales" by Geoffrey Chaucher

Rosa Parks Life

rn civil rights movement in the United States to December 1, 1955. That was the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. This brave w ...

(2 pages) 68 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The Scarlet Letter By: Nathaniel Hawthorne-talks about the book and what happens throughout it-1043 words

embroiders her bright red "A" with golden thread to be displayed to her community. She is a skilled seamstress and she doesn't seem, despite her disgrace, to be afraid to show that about herself. When ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Nov/2003

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

Scarlet Letter, character analysis on Hester Pryne

lone to Boston, Massachusetts to start a new life. She began her new journey of life in Boston as a seamstress. Hester possessed much strength and just as many weaknesses. One of those weaknesses was ... e at the present time.Hester lived an important life. She raised a daughter and became an important seamstress. Even though she never repented for her sin she still served the city of Boston as a great example.

(1 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

All about Rosa Park

a tailor's assistant at the Montgomery Fair Department Store. She had a part-time job working as a seamstress for Virginia and Clifford Durr, a white liberal couple who encouraged Parks in her civil ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Steve Roland Prefontaine: a brief biography of one of the most famous track stars of all time

gon, January 25, 1951. He was the son of Raymond Prefontaine, a carpenter, and Elfriede Sehnholz, a seamstress. He had two sisters and was never married. Prefontaine grew up speaking German, and was t ...

(2 pages) 34 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Balancing the Scales of Justice (Rosa Parks)

il this day. December 5th started out just like any other day for Mrs. Parks. She went to work as a seamstress for a Montgomery, AL department store, then when she was done running errands and Christm ...

(5 pages) 98 1 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Documentary of Betsy Ross

an American icon who, despite historical discounts to truism, is adopted by each generation as the seamstress of the first American flag. Her story and life strike a chord deep in the heart of Americ ... according to William Kashatus. Although their upholstery shop prospered, Betsy did not give up her seamstress work. She sewed bedclothes, shirts, and curtains in her spare time; she even sewed unifor ...

(8 pages) 50 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

ROSA PARKS: STANDING UP FOR FREEDOM

rn civil rights movement in the United States to December 1, 1955. That was the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. This brave w ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The letter A in the scarlet letter

has gone beyond the letter of the law and done everything asked of her. She becomes quite a popular seamstress, heralded all over the townof Boston for her work. She herself wears only drab clothing o ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2005

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

Honoring Rosa Park's Legacy.

efused to give up her seat in the front of a bus to a white man and move to the back. Mrs. Parks, a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, states that she wasn't exhausted from a day of work as it was wid ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil Rights Movement with Rosa Parks

rn civil rights movement in the United States to December 1, 1955. That was the day when an unknown seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. This brave w ...

(2 pages) 61 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Colin Powell: An American Hero

er Powell was born in Harlem on April 5, 1937 to Luther, a shipping clerk, and Maud Ariel Powell, a seamstress. Maud and Luther were Jamaican immigrants who stressed education and achievement; the Pow ...

(2 pages) 23 1 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Black History In A Nutshell

ad a very different style of life and work. Most women usually found work either as domestics or as seamstress, milliners, or dressmakers. But by the 1880's the work industry drastically changed for w ...

(11 pages) 18 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The scarlet letter 2

ventually, Hester settles down with Pearl in a small cottage and leads a basically normal life as a seamstress. Pearl turns out to be a very peculiar child with a disobedient attitude towards life. Sh ...

(6 pages) 493 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Book report on a tale of two c

e killed. Sydney is holding the hand of a young girl who is given no name other than a "poor little seamstress". Sydney and the seamstress, who are both being wrongfully killed, comfort each other jus ...

(8 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Scarlet letter 2

has gone beyond the letter of the law and done everything asked of her. She becomes quite a popular seamstress, heralded all over the town of Boston for her work. She herself wears only drab clothing ...

(2 pages) 8 0 5.0 Feb/2008

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

Short Story

parents worked 14 hour days, everday. His father was a cook at a chinese restaurant. His mother, a seamstress working in a sweatshop for very little pay. Brian was always a smart kid. He did well in ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues