Essays Tagged: "Arranged marriage"

Living Behind a White Lie as an Afghan-American Muslim woman

ghanistan, but in the United States as well. In fact, it happens in my own family. My cousin has an arranged marriage and has been denied an education by her husband. In a culture dominated by males, ...

(4 pages) 101 1 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

are you for or against arranged marriages?

Are you for or against arranged marriages?Through out the world there are some countries that believe in arranged marriage. ... this consists mostly of the royal and big families. There are some advantages and disadvantages of arranged marriage that might affect individuals' lifestyle. Therefore, a happy marriage would not ex ... estyle. Therefore, a happy marriage would not exist if it were arranged.Problems might result in an arranged marriage that may end a relation. The disadvantages are that a couple will not enjoy their ...

(2 pages) 160 3 3.6 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Queen Isabella

father wasJohn II of Castile and her mother was Isabella of Portugal.Her marriage was a politically arranged marriage. What I mean by this isthat it wasn't a marriage where guy meets girl and they fal ... their will.Isabella was fortunate enough to actually fall in love with her husband, manypolitically arranged marriages where arranged by the couple's father, and marriedagainst there will because they ...

(6 pages) 66 1 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Analysis of Robert Brownings The Last Duchess. Provides a roughly line by line anaylsis of the poem. A good essay, needs little revision.

ecifically, the grand staircase in the palace of the Duke of Ferrara. It is set as evidenced by the arranged marriage to the Count's Daughter and the suggestion of the dowry and also by the remark the ...

(5 pages) 183 1 4.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Arranged Marriage

The disadvantages of moving from arranged marriage to freely chosen spouse selection:High divorce rate, abuse and loss of psychologic ... abuse and loss of psychological and economical support are some of the disadvantages of moving from arranged marriage to freely chosen spouse selection.Though the emotional scars of divorce can't be f ... f dollars per year. Besides, the impact of divorce is devastating to innocent victims like children.Arranged marriage tends to be a union of two families of strong moral, spiritual and cultural values ...

(1 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

the cases of two English monarchs who broke with convention by selecting spouses for reasons of the heart, rather than political convenience.

, Henry VIII (r. 1509-47). Heirs presumptive have succeeded when already married, but for monarchs, arranged marriage has been the rule and so too for heirs apparent, (Edward the Black Prince was the ...

(9 pages) 46 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Arranged marriages.

OutlineThesis Statement: Arranged marriages have different forms mostly depending on the couples country, culture and social ... ; however, not all of these forms are acceptable, successful and respectable by many societies.I.In arranged marriages, the possibility of its success is unknown and depending on the culture of the co ... ssibility of its success is unknown and depending on the culture of the couple and the type of this arranged marriage.A.If the couple is from the same region or society the chances of having a success ...

(8 pages) 179 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Character Sketch on Lindo Jong, from "The Joy Luck Club".

Jong is that she is a very strong and imaginative woman. She thought up a lie to get her out of her arranged marriage as a child, while still honouring her mother and father's intentions for her. Howe ... being so, she followed her parent's plans and tried to be more and more like her mother. Lindo was arranged to be married when she was just 13 years old. Lindo's parents told her not to shame them an ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Monsoon Wedding: Coupling of Indian Tradition and Westernization

ture can relate to. However, Nair adds a flair of Indian tradition by making it clear that it is an arranged marriage. This technique is very successful because it attracts a larger audience and it al ... que.Near the beginning of the film, Aditi engages in a conversation with her sister, Ria, about the arranged marriage Ria brings up the fact that Aditi is still in love with her ex-boyfriend and that ...

(1 pages) 59 1 4.6 Dec/2003

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


Arranged MarriageAn arranged marriage is when parents, or the eldest male in the family, choose a sp ... arriage is when parents, or the eldest male in the family, choose a spouse for a young boy or girl. Arranged marriages are practiced all over the world, some countries include Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, ... s so plain, but nevertheless is the basis on which some interesting phenomena can be explained.Some arranged marriages can work-out, but the man or woman may not be happy with the spouse that has been ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


y of a serpent)Furies: Eternal RemorseDante's Life:-Born in Florence, Italy 1265. Died 1321.-Had an arranged marriage, but he was in love with a woman named Beatrice, but she died when she was 16 year ...

(7 pages) 90 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Mahatma Gandhi

n. Gandhi was born in 1869 to Hindu parents in the state of Guharat in western India. He entered an arranged marriage with Kasturbai Makanji when they were thirteen years old. His family later sent hi ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

With Reference to Themes, Characters, Language and Stagecraft, Explore the Ways That Shakespeare Makes Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet Dramatically Effective.

ue family rivalry prevents Romeo and Juliet from being together. The play also raises the issues of arranged marriage and love at first sight. Act 1 Scene 5 is central to these issues of the play as s ... ices are brought together to add to the drama. In this scene the audience expects Juliet and Paris' arranged marriage to go ahead and Romeo to marry Roselyn.In the opening of Act 1 Scene 5 Shakespeare ...

(4 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Opinion Essay Arranged Marriages

Many people cringe when they hear the words "arranged marriage". They cringe because it brings to mind an image of a forced union and an unhappy ... of a forced union and an unhappy couple in the middle of it. However, that is not always the case. Arranged marriages can be right and they do have positive effects.The concept of arranged marriages ... ver their own choices and their own lives" (Habib, K16) and their parents see this and respect that.Arranged marriages are able to last because "the integrity, values and belief system of the family g ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mahatma Gandhi

hi.Gandhi was born in l869 and was married at the age of 13 to a girl about the same age. It was an arranged marriage according to custom. When he grew up, he studied law in London. He went to South A ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Romeo and Juliet victims of fate

Romeo and Juliet are victims of bad luck. The Capulets and Montagues hate each other, Juliet has an arranged marriage to Paris, and there is a plague in the city of the messenger. And so it is bad luc ... because this means that they are not supposed to be married.A second stroke of bad luck is Juliet's arranged marriage to Paris. Juliet does not want to marry Paris. She states "I will not marry yet; a ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Romantic and Arranged Marriages in Arthurian Legend and Other Such Nonsense

atly from one culture to another, the importance of the institution is universally acknowledged."An arranged marriage is coupling initiated by the parents of the bride and groom. This form of marriage ... orm of marriage "…[has] been accepted almost every where [in the world] throughout history." Arranged marriages today are found mainly in the Eastern part of the world but a few examples can st ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Eating Chinese Food Naked"

the story problems are relevant in Rudy's parents, Bell and Franklin marriage. Being forced into an arranged marriage, Bell feels out of place and Franklin feels obligated to teach her the "American w ...

(4 pages) 31 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

The Capulet's unromantic and business-like view of love

When Paris and Capulet have their discussion about the arranged marriage of Juliet to Paris, they discuss it in a very business like manner: Monday! ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2004

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


. Mandela was sent to a Healtown secondary college after running away from his guardian to avoid an arranged marriage.He moved onto the University College of Fort Hare for a bachelor of arts where he ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2005

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