Essays Tagged: "domesticity"

Short essays on Harriet Jacobs and Fredrick Douglass

uring the nineteenth century, the unspoken feminine code included piety, purity, submissiveness and domesticity. To Jacobs, these were absolutely impossible to follow. She had her own ideas about true ...

(1 pages) 74 2 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Lowell Mills

"cult of true womanhood"� consisted of four main virtues: piety, purity, submissiveness, and domesticity. By these standards, women were supposed to remain religious while they stayed at the bo ...

(7 pages) 32 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Advertising And Gender Roles

gender stereotypes. Males' ads are concerned with authority, while females' ads are concerned with domesticity. Most little boys' ads revolve around cars, trucks, video/computer games and superheroes ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sleeping Beauty Lies In Her Dreams: A Comparative Essay Of The Ideologies Of Modern Day Female Characters And The Nineteenth Century Romantic Heroine

romantic heroine's story ends when her one true love sweeps her away into the happily ever after of domesticity (42).In contrast, the modern day plot of Bone, the heroine in Dorothy Allison's Bastard ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How have the contexts of each composer influenced the ways in which women have been represented as 'behaving badly' in Chaucer's "Wife of Bath Prologue" and F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby"?

how women are controlled and disciplined through social ideals of the feminine roles of motherhood, domesticity and virginity. Women not adhering to these roles and ideals are labelled as “behavi ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

A Comparative Essay between two poems: "The jaguar" and "The Domescity of Giraffes".

of nature to comment on the world of man. To accomplish this, I will refer to two poems called The domesticity of Giraffes by Judith Beveridge and The Jaguar by Ted Hughes. Mans relationship with nat ... ns relationship with nature is portrayed by Judith .1. Beveridge and Ted Hughes in their poems, The Domesticity of Giraffes and The Jaguar. They both express their views in their poems about 2 animals ...

(3 pages) 2976 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Understanding Society

movement from private to public work that restricted the role of woman in most but not all cases to domesticity. It can be taken therefore that the life of a woman was that of domestic labour and the ... y we still have gender ideologies and that unfortunately means that women today are still linked to domesticity. (287 words)Part BThe graph opposite shows categories of lone parents. Describe what the ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The effects of the lowell syst

Women were thought to possess four innate qualities, which were submissiveness, purity, piety, and domesticity. Only in the home could a woman prosper morally and uphold her pious ways. Author Grace ...

(3 pages) 953 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Stan Hywet Hall

lding of many manor houses. In these the fortified character of earlier times gave way to increased domesticity and privacy. Although the great hall still remained the focus of the establishment, its ...

(4 pages) 33 1 4.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

"On The Equality Of Men And Women"

ays of patriarchy.Although I see the truth in de Gournay stating that men "want to confine women to domesticity," I do not know of many women in that time that would oppose this. So maybe this is a do ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Are You Living Feminist or Post-Feminist?

e the opposing forces of traditional stereotypes. Social exigencies of feminism, post feminism, and domesticity are replacing traditional ways. These ways are now being termed as either being ?new tra ... ? against feminism. Public outcries on these terms are taking high forum. Do you think feminism and domesticity should undergo change? Is our home being threatened by post-modern, post-feminist and do ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Theory/Novel Paper: Challenging Barbara Welter's "The Cult of True Womanhood: 1820-1860" through Gloria Naylor's Mama Day

, women were expected to uphold “four cardinal virtues—piety, purity, submissiveness, and domesticity,” (Welter 115). These four pillars of “True Womanhood” are disputed in Gl ... ng would not be in accordance with the “passive virtues” (Welter 118) necessary in women. Domesticity is yet another virtue challenged through Cocoa’s deviation from the “True Woma ...

(7 pages) 2741 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Aurora Leigh and Gender Struggle

ora Leigh by Elizabeth Browning has proven to be a long battle for a woman’s right to gobeyond domesticity and her status as a mere women by achieving a career as a poet, whichreceived disapprova ...

(2 pages) 926 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Early Christian Asceticism and Nineteenth-Century Polemics

in away the asceticism promoted by the Fathers and align early Christianity with nineteenth-century domesticity. Coxe, American editor of the Ante-Nicene Fathers series, advanced his cause by adding a ... blical interpretation. Renewing the Protestant Reformers' attack on the "ascetic body," they lauded domesticity, nineteenth-century style, as a supremely [End Page 281] Christian virtue.1 Asceticism i ...

(44 pages) 45 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity