Essays Tagged: "Feminism"

Margaret Atwood - relationship between three of her poems.

Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, and critic, noted for her feminism and mythological themes. She was born in 1939 in Ottawa, about the same time World War 2 st ... nd say, "Enough is enough," and rise up to rebel against the men.All three of these poems deal with feminism and show what Atwood thinks is going on and what will happen. The writing styles of these t ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Scarlet Letter

presents an idea, privacy, or even social censure. The Mary-like character Hester Prynne represents feminism, as the female-heroine, and truth, as she is unwavering in her stand against the wishes of ... man mind. In conclusion, the characters represented church, government, society at large, truth and feminism. The scarlet letter "A" itself originally represented guilt or shame, then destiny or under ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.7 Mar/2002

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

Women in 1950's Hollywood Films-- the Hayse code and the changing roles of women.

I am not a scholar of feminism, but I believe that any such movement such as feminism must have seminal images in the popu ...

(5 pages) 233 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Charles Darwin and Imperialism, how the English empire used Darwinian to justify the on-going process of imperialism

n social institutions; for instance: theswitch from popular Evangelicalism to atheism, emergence of feminism andthe creation of new political ideologies (Liberalism, Conservatism andRadicalism). These ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Describe the key issues involved in the Women's Liberation Movement, as well as discussing the outcomes of the movement.

maine Greer was the author of The Female Eunuch, which was seen by many as marking the beginning of feminism and liberationism. Anne Summers was an author and a liberationist in the late 1960's. She w ... 's Liberation Movement did contribute to the female's acceptance in doing this. The long history of feminism in Australia has provided future generations of women with many opportunities and equal rig ...

(5 pages) 389 2 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Symposium, A Philosophers Guide to Love

As much as our society has become involved in the advancement of feminism and the equality of the sexes, there is one fact that neither gender can ignore; none can s ...

(8 pages) 193 1 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

This essay is about the main themes in the book "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Nelle Harper Lee,and how the themes are each important to the story.

gbird there are a few main themes that run throughout it. The themes are; coming of age, racism and feminism. Each of theses has a special imporance in this book and I'm writing about all three in thi ... "I said come here niger, and bust up this chiffarobe for me."(pg.180).Another theme in the book was feminism. If you were a woman in that time there was a certain way that you were to act. If you didn ...

(2 pages) 75 1 3.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charles Darwin and Imperialism

n social institutions; for instance: theswitch from popular Evangelicalism to atheism, emergence of feminism andthe creation of new political ideologies (Liberalism, Conservatism andRadicalism). These ...

(2 pages) 73 1 4.5 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Femenism in "Jane Eyre" by Austen

Feminism has been a prominent and controversial topic in writings for the past two centuries. With n ... ct in society and finds her own boundaries in Victorian England. As well, along with the notions of feminism often follow the subjects of class distinctions and boundaries.There is an ample amount of ... ugh their progression may not have been as vivid as the women of the 70's, they did have an effect. Feminism was not outright spoken of in this time, rather passed through literature, such as this ver ...

(6 pages) 145 1 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The portrayal of women in the novels "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Marquez and "The House of the Spirits" by Isabel Allende.

ough commercial enterprise as seen with Transito Soto. These women represent Allende's own brand of feminism Furthermore those women who except a traditional role of subservience and remain staunch in ... eflect the reality of the role of women in South America, whereas Allende preaches her own brand of feminism whereby: '...feminism should mean that you do everything that men do, but without sacrifici ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A definition and understanding of our own individualism. Speaks of Benjamin Franklin and Carol Gilligan

ork she is also alerting all who are willing to listen to the immediate and long term importance of feminism in America. Her use of the psychological study is very shrewd. Her style lends itself to be ... ed. Carol Gilligan began writing this book in the early 1970's, at a time of resurgence in American feminism. At a time when academic acceptability was no doubt foremost in her plan, as so many hearts ...

(5 pages) 125 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The themes of control within Susan Douglas's "Narcissism as Liberation," Ralph Ellison's "Extravagance of Laughter," and Walker Percy's "Loss of the Creature" are explored.

re truly the ones in control. She believes the media to play a major role in the "deconstruction of feminism" into "narcissism," hence her essay entitled, "Narcissism as Liberation" refers to the medi ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.0 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender Equity: Equal Pay and Childcare

as we can see in "Taking Women Students Seriously" by Adrienne Rich, women began to be aware of the feminism issues and started to fight over and ask for the true gender equity. Half a century later t ...

(4 pages) 180 0 3.7 Nov/2002

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

Feminine Perspectives Presented in Shakespeare's Play "Much Ado about Nothing"

Shakespeare's Much Ado about Nothing presents feminism, not in its own conventional sense, but as a way of describing the view of life through fem ... lthough vastly comparable, were modified to fit the character type, Shakespeare was able to portray feminism as one entity in possession of many faces which are all altered copies of each other.Althou ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.5 Nov/2002

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

The Wicca Religion

ion to Shamanism and Animism; it has a pre-monotheistic background. There is also a strong sense of feminism; in fact the majority of practitioners are women.After the One power, which is the highest ...

(4 pages) 169 3 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

In what sense might Virginia Woolf's novel ' To The Lighthouse' be understood as a feminist text?

be understood as a feminist text?When looking at To The Lighthouse we see the conventional usage of feminism's challenged. Woolf uses many different styles and techniques, and although the term femini ...

(10 pages) 278 1 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Meowulf - a creative spoof on the anglo-saxon epic Meowulf. It's written in alternating verses of prose and poetry, and will make your teacher laugh to an A.

ucks in the old days (10 years ago), and kings of enterprise - how noble entrepreneurs showed great feminism!Often Guli Cainfort seized g[reat f]ood court benches, from many a freshmen, from many a ga ...

(5 pages) 69 1 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Analyze the factors that have led to the decline in party influence in Congress.

ty machines, thus weakening party loyalty. In the 1960's and 1970s new issues such as civil rights, feminism, environmentalism and consumer rights arose to challenge traditional voting habits. These i ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Does Feminism Provide a Positive Direction for Society?

Feminism is a social movement that is committed to providing women with equal opportunities. As indi ... - but it has still been challenging for women to attain total equality with men.People that believe feminism does provide a positive direction for society claim that although women have chosen to foll ... ciety claim that although women have chosen to follow paths once closed to them, the future task of feminism is to make positive changes in the structure of society. They believe that feminism will cr ...

(3 pages) 158 4 3.0 Mar/2003

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

Analysis of the autobiography "Tapestry" by Maria Palotta-Chiarolli.

her and her family's personalities and experiences through the use of various discourses including feminism, racism and sexual freedom.The book style is a clever and informative one. What once seemed ... This proved to be a great aid by allowing an insight into how society's notions and beliefs such as feminism, racism and sex can change over the years. She also wrote in third person, allowing an outs ...

(5 pages) 39 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies