Essays Tagged: "stepfather"


being from before birth to a happily prosperous marriage. In the way he suffered tortures from his stepfather and one of his closer friends. He obtained comfort, however from his aunt, his nurse and ...

(3 pages) 37 0 5.0 Jul/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Sir Issac Newton's life

fell in love with Clark's daughter, but since she married another man, he never married. After his stepfather died when he was 14, his mother brought him home to work on the farm, which didn't suit h ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

"Literary tools used in Mishima's 'Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea'"

a family. Then, he does the same thing, by asking Fusaka to marry him and becoming Noboru's future stepfather. Noboru and his gang find this very dishonorable and wish to return Ryuji to the sea. As ...

(2 pages) 45 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Title: Things Fall Apart Thesis Paper. Thesis form. Explains how slaying of Ikemefuna, 7 year long exile, murder of a messsanger contribute to his downfall.

aimed high until --Thesis StatementSUPPORT PARAGRAPH ONEDiscuss how Ikemefuna's slaying (by his own stepfathers machete) helps weaken Okonkwo emotionally. To Okonkwo, crying is a sign of weakness, so ...

(1 pages) 374 3 4.3 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Response paper on the short story: "Bone" written by Fae Myenne Ng. Not too long but decent for its size..

first marriage), who expresses her feelings about family by comparing her biological father to her stepfather, Leon. Mah's marriage to Leila's father, "Dulcie Fu," was the result of a "thrill" during ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Booker T. Washington

the son of a slave. After the Civil War, his family moved to West Virginia where he, as well as his stepfather and brother worked in the salt furnace and the coal mines. Booker would attend school whe ...

(4 pages) 216 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Celie's Transformation in The Color Purple

atement introduces a "long pain-stricken letters" addressed to God about the sexual abuses from her stepfather (CLC). Celie is afraid to tell anyone about her rape and is almost voiceless at this poin ...

(6 pages) 142 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Throughout "The Color Purple" Celie is growing and learning about herself emotionally, physically, and spiritually.

coping with her horrendous life. In a way God is the only person/thing she could turn to since her stepfather scared her by saying "You better not never tell nobody but God. It'd kill your mammy." (P ...

(3 pages) 88 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pearl Jam.

ivorced before his second birthday. Up until the time he dropped out of high school he believed his stepfather to be his biological. When his biological father died from multiple sclerosis, his mother ... multiple sclerosis, his mother told him the truth. He then changed his name from Mueller, after his stepfather, to Vedder, his mother's maiden name."I didn't get to know my dad. I just bumped into him ...

(11 pages) 51 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Color Purple: Film

to overcome the hurdles that are placed before her. As a teenager, Celie was sexually abused by her stepfather and became pregnant by him twice. The children were taken away at birth and she was force ...

(4 pages) 113 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Its all about demi moore.Its a biographie on her which adds all her movies, were she was born. All the details you want you will have them here.

was born Demetria Guynes in Roswell, New Mexico, on November 11, 1962, to her mother, Virginia, and stepfather, Danny Guyness, a newspaper ad salesman. Her parents' relationship was at times abusive a ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Reader response journal for Alice Walker's The Color Purple.

the reader right off of the bat. The very first letter describes the rape of the protagonist by her stepfather. Uneducated language is used to bring more depth and realism, but also adds a sort of cru ...

(3 pages) 59 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Go tell it on the mountain :James Baldwin

her married a factory worker, who also was a storefront preacher. Baldwin adopted his name from his stepfather, who died from complications in 1943. As a child Baldwin loved to read, anything he could ... John is a good student, religious, and sensitive. He has a long series of conflicts with his brutal stepfather, Gabriel, a preacher, who had fathered an illegitimate child in his youth. Elizabeth, her ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William Makepeace Thackeray, 19th century british author

degree in anything. He had many gambling debts to pay and no money to pay them. His mother and his stepfather had lost most of their money in India and could not help. Thackeray by then had begun to ...

(2 pages) 16 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Bill Clinton

rson Blythe III, and his mother was Virginia Divine Blythe Clinton. Bill got his last name from his stepfather Roger Clinton. He married Hilary Rodman on October 11, 1975, and they had a child in 1980 ...

(2 pages) 67 2 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rule Of the Bone

is father abandoned hisfamily when Chappie was five. When his mother remarried, he suffered from hisstepfather's abuse. Both his mother and stepfather were alcoholics and completelyignored him. To gai ...

(3 pages) 68 1 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

William Grant Still

ock, Arkansas. His mother remarried a few years later to Charles B. Shepperson. Both his mother and stepfather were interested in music and encouraged their children as well. Still began his musical e ... l began his musical education taking violin lessons and listening to opera recordings bought by his stepfather. The musical influence of his childhood greatly affected his musical path to success duri ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This is about Langston Hughes.

th 54). He was only the second African-American to earn a living as an author.In his youth, Hughes' stepfather Homer Clark and mother were constantly on the move because it was so difficult for them t ...

(4 pages) 124 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

An analysis on jack london

oger, and raised in Oakland by his mother Flora Wellman, a music teacher and spiritualist. London's stepfather John London, whose surname he took, was a failed storekeeper. As a boy poverty struck the ...

(5 pages) 110 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Jack Londons Call of the Wild positive critism

fe from the start. Shortly after his birth in 1876, he was abandoned by his father, and he took his stepfather's name. When he was a young 14, London was forced out of school and into the work force d ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American