Essays Tagged: "womanhood"

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

ady to admit or accept thesimple but hidden feelings of intimacy or sexuality and the true nature ofwomanhood. Kate Chopin's book portrayed a woman of that time in a quiteunorthodox way. In fact, [ Wh ...

(2 pages) 195 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Rise and Fall of Lady MacBeth

s having these qualities more than her husband, and because of this, in a sense, wishes to shed her womanhood. We can see this ruthless nature more in depth in the quote "I would, while it was smiling ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Learning processes of life in "Their Eyes were watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston

as that Janie was exposed to was those of her grandmother, Nanny. Nanny saw that Janie was entering womanhood and she didn't want Janie to experience what her mother went through. So Nanny set out to ... girl like Janie was too young to make decisions for herself, so when she caught Janie exploring her womanhood Nanny felt that she needed to marry Janie as quickly as possible so that she could find lo ...

(3 pages) 107 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

La Quinceanera

girl. A lot of work and preparation is put into this, a church service and a party celebrating the womanhood of the girl. The church service is for thanks and wishes to God. The party is a time of ex ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Anorexia and bulimia: an overview of the disorder

girl might become anorexic when she hitspuberty, while trying to keep her body child like. Fear of womanhood, andmaturation are common. The loss of periods and breast often fuel the obsession(Levenkr ...

(3 pages) 192 3 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

La quinceanera - A girl's right of passage into womanhood, which is celebrated when a girl turn's 15. I wrote this a year ago for Spanish class, and i got an A.

Aztecs a long time ago, and still exists now. La quinceañera is a girl's rite of passage into womanhood. The event is very much like a wedding, and costs a lot of money. The quinceañera t ... klace w/cross so she would stay holy, and a doll to represent her childhood. The priest talks about womanhood and about the social part of the girl's life. This event is full of feelings and emotions. ...

(1 pages) 189 2 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Struggle for Women's Rights. Women Studies

the way, many complications and roadblocks have risen. Media, beauty standards, and the meaning of womanhood were some of the barriers. One of the biggest barriers in the struggle for women's rights ...

(3 pages) 285 1 3.4 Feb/2003

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

The Power of the Feminine in Macbeth. This essay explores the roles of Lady Macbeth and the witches in the original play, the Kurosawa film entitled Throne of Blood, and the Polanski film version.

er it represents not only the nurture and support of a mother, but also a more terrifying aspect of womanhood- one of deceit, manipulation, and power.The prominent female figures are the witches and L ...

(8 pages) 116 0 4.7 Mar/2003

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

The Importance of Young Chicanas in the Traditional Quinceanera Ceremony - short essay

of a girl's fifteenth birthday.The religious practice is symbolic of a young girl's transition into womanhood. The frequencyof the ritual in America is decreasing more and more every year. The majorit ...

(1 pages) 48 0 1.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Alice Munro's limited feminist approach in conveying a young girl's rite of passage in her short story "Boys and Girls".

and Girls attempts to use a limited feminist approach to convey a young girl's rite of passage into womanhood. Although the story has a strong viewpoint on the differences of a man and woman, the stor ... om working for my father," to add emphasis to the arrival of these feelings of disgust. It is as if womanhood is a scheme, only out to plot and gain control over the innocent.In the end of the story t ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Pop Cultures influence on Women of the 1950's and 60's. Author (Douglas)

s she came to realize many other girls felt this way also. She determined that she was destined for womanhood and the only way to survive was to organize women. The ladies' home journal is her prime e ...

(4 pages) 78 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Critique of Female Circumcision.

ally before the age of ten. The ceremony is an elaborate ritual signifying the girl's entrance into womanhood, and is a much-celebrated event within the village. The designated elderly woman of the vi ...

(3 pages) 150 3 4.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Response Journal for "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro

Alice Munro's "Boys and Girls" tries to view a young girl's rite of passage into womanhood, through a limited feminist perspective. The narrator battles with conformity on a 1940's ... lp her mother with dinner. By assuming the roles of a woman, she completes her rite of passage into womanhood.The killing of Flora also leads to Laird's rite of passage, though in his case this is the ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An examination of Patriarchy in Mary Shelly's Frankenstein.

ther represent all of mankind in their similarities and differences, Elizabeth being the picture of womanhood and goodness, the monster representing manhood and evil. Both Elizabeth and the monster be ... d self-sacrificing. She is blond and fair-skinned and described as "angelic". Elizabeth encompasses womanhood and goodness at once. The monster, on the other hand, ends up dedicating his life to the d ...

(7 pages) 104 2 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Book review on "The Priestess of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley and Diana Paxton. 480 pages

uch of the British Isles. Hidden behind the ghostly mists of magical Avalon, Eilan grows into early womanhood as a priestess of the Old Religion. But then she becomes attracted to Constantius, a Roman ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and contrast the roles of British working women in the pre industrial economy (before 1750) with their roles in the era 1850-1920.

he accomplishments in the factories eventually led to the women suffrage movement around the world. Womanhood took a giant step towards a daring path into improvement and recognition, and never looked ...

(8 pages) 54 0 0.0 May/2004

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

Title: Australian women's life in the 20th century

gazines such as Woman's Sphere and Women's Voter, Maybanke Wolstoneholme and Rose Scott who led the Womanhood Suffrage League and Louisa Lawson- founder of the Dawn Club. These women aroused the aware ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.9 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

La Quinceanera- written for cultural anthropology class to share a cultural ritual experience.

In Puerto Rico, Cuba, Mexico and other Latin American countries a girl's entrance into womanhood and her eligibility for marriage is celebrated at her Quinceañera. "From a North of ... It was traditional for the parents of a young Aztec maiden to formally acknowledge her passage into womanhood. This would include a stern but tender exhortation of the passage." (Palfrey). The plannin ... s a great experience.SourcesAlomar, Ladan and Zwolinski, Mary. Quinceanera, A celebration of Latina Womanhood. Voices Vol. 28, Fall-Winter, 2002 ...

(5 pages) 97 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Is Australia really easy going and egalitarian?

the way, many complications and roadblocks havearisen. Media, beauty standards, and the meaning of womanhood were some of thebarriers.Women still face many issues to try and be treated fairly or equa ... f virtues: domesticity, purity, piety and submission. This view of women wascalled the cult of true womanhood, and it developed in the Victorian Age. Thecult of true womanhood seperated women from lif ...

(8 pages) 60 2 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays


the way, many complications and roadblocks have risen. Media, beauty standards, and the meaning of womanhood were some of the barriers. One of the biggest barriers in the struggle for women's rights ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers