Essays Tagged: "husband john"

A paper that examines cases that have impacted feminists and the feminist legal theory as well as music viewed from a feminist legal theorists perspective.

In 1776 Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, John, who was attending the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, asking that he and the ot ... essions such as law and did not allow women to sell, sue, or contract without the approval of their husbands once married. (Taub, Schneider 1993: 10). This in turn made a woman have to rely heavily on ... to rely heavily on a man and effectively put her role in the home as a homemaker and as part of her husband instead of her own entity, and many judges were afraid to challenge this "god given" role as ...

(10 pages) 115 0 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Character In "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

fights for her right to do what she wants to do. The narrator in this short story is a woman whose husband loves her very much, but oppresses her to the point where she cannot take it anymore. This s ... this woman's life and although they may mean no harm, push her over the edge. The main character's husband, John, and her brother are well-known physicians. They use their power to control the main c ...

(6 pages) 230 0 5.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

'The yellow wallpaper' , Charlote Perkins Gilman

Upon first reading "The Yellow Wallpaper," we can see the relationship between the narrator and her husband John as caring, but with examination we can find that her husband repeatedly demeans the nar ... ily be interpreted with the same malice. The narrator's insistence that John is a caring and loving husband draws special attention to the true meanings behind his word's and actions. Would a man deep ...

(4 pages) 220 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The following essay is an analysis of The Yellow Wallpaper, by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, using feminist criticism.

women and limits their freedom.The narrator's credibility is first undermined when she says of her husband " John laughs at me, of course, but one expects that in marriage" (667). This line shows tha ... s at me, of course, but one expects that in marriage" (667). This line shows that not only does her husband not take her seriously, but that marital inequality is a normative occurrence. Her husband l ...

(12 pages) 258 1 3.1 Dec/2002

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

Characters of the Crucible

, she is a cold hearted woman, who towards the end becomes a loving wife. John Proctor, Elizabeth's husband, also changes significantly. At first, he minds his own business; later on, he becomes very ... a substantial change. In the beginning, Elizabeth was a cold hearted woman; she never forgives her husband John for having an affair with Abigail Williams. She was always uneasy with the thought of J ...

(3 pages) 32 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The value of the feminine in Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"

"Trifles" by Susan Glaspell we are told the story of an early 20th century farm wife who kills her husband after years of neglect and abuse. One theme that emerges appears to be that the time when me ... minion over their wives is ending. This is obvious not only from the story of Minnie strangling her husband John, but also because of what happens with the wives of the investigators. After accompanyi ...

(2 pages) 295 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Symbolism in "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

o is said to have "temporary nervous depression" in the nineteenth century (Gilman 92). She and her husband, John, rent a house for three months while theirs is being renovated during the summer. John ... t going to help. The woman needs fresh air and openness in her life but by keeping her secluded her husband is just worsening her nervous disorder.Another object that suggests isolation is the room th ...

(3 pages) 111 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The ironic lie told by Elizibeth in the end of the book "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller.

n fear. People were constantly being accused by their neighbors and close friends. When Elizabeth's husband John is accused of being a wizard he clams that his accuser, Abigail, is motivated by the fa ... ty take an ironic turn in Arthur Miller's The Crucible, when Elizabeth lies in order to protect her husband when in fact she has doomed him to death.Before Elizabeth's infamous lie, her morals were wh ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Falling from the Shoulders of Giants.

er use of first person narration. The relationship between Jane, the narrator of the story, and her husband John provokes an uneasy curiosity in the reader. While the evidence that John sincerely care ... , we can get a feel for the relationship between John and Jane as represented by Jane's view of her husband and Jane's views of herself in her husband's eyes. Jane views herself as a "comparative burd ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Yellow Wallpaper", written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

uffering from nervousness (which was really post-pardom depression after having her baby boy) and a husband that is controlling of her due to the illness. The young women is lead to believe that she i ... ing of her due to the illness. The young women is lead to believe that she is very ill and what her husband says is best for her, is really the best for her. The character of the story gradually reali ...

(5 pages) 160 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is a Narrative Essay. Titled "Unexpected Angel" it is a short story or narrative. It was needed for my English 101 class

lish 10123 September 2003Narrative EssayLaura lies in bed trying to get comfortable. Her husband John is right there next to her complaining that she is flipping around like a fish out of w ...

(3 pages) 280 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Emily Stowe.

more.Emily learned about homeopathic medicine from Dr. Joseph Lancaster and with the support of her husband, John Stowe, she decided to try a new career. When she tried to get in the Toronto School of ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Abigail Adams

to her poor health she was even more limited on this minor education. At age 15 she met her future husband, John Adams. Later at age 20 on October 25, 1764 they were married. John, at that point in t ... f Braintree (later known as Quincy, Mass.). Early in her marriage Abigail realized that through her husband's positions within politics, she would have a great opportunity to share her views of women ...

(3 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"Reaching the Top of the Walls" "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

en felt during this time period.In the beginning of the story, we are introduced to a woman and her husband, John, a Doctor. Even this early in the story we can begin to see John as a symbol of author ...

(3 pages) 112 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The woman behind the wallpaper

ys the struggle women faced in a male dominated society around the 1890's.The prescription from her husband, John, a practicing physician, is that she goes on "bed rest" to treat her condition. John r ... her to "work", this means no visitors and for her to suppress her desire to write. She accepts her husband's and brother's advice to separate from others and obtain excessive quantities of rest until ...

(3 pages) 44 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Conpare/contract paper about the role of religion in The Jilting of Granny Weatherall and The Man to Send Rain Clouds.

e andendured all the trials and tribulations which God asked ofher. She endured being jilted by her husband to be, Georgeat an earlier time in her life. Later her husband Johndies, leaving her to care ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Yellow Wallpaper Summary

Jane, the narrator and her husband John have rented an old house out in the country for the summer to help her recover from a r ... aused by to much stress in her life and forbids her from doing any work and especially writing. Her husband basically locks her into what he says used to be a nursery a long time ago. In the room ther ... nd bars on the windows. John's sister named Jennie takes over the position of housekeeper while the husband is away at work during the day.Jane becomes very interested in the yellow wallpaper which sh ...

(2 pages) 60 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay of living in the lanbd works cited include The Painted Door", "The Broken Globe", and Canadian Gothic

s, and heightens the loneliness and stress she is experiencing, building a wall between her and her husband, John. This internalization of the land is essential to the storyline, as it shows, rather t ... In all three literary works, the land produces a severe animosity between families, be it between a husband and a wife, or a parent and a child. Irreconcilable differences of opinions regarding the la ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Writing Assignment for gerontology course. I had to watch the movie "Calendar Girl's" and write a critique about it and tie it in with someone who is over 65 by interviewing them.

o the church and talk about topics such as broccoli. A twist occurs in the movie when Annie Clark's husband John dies of leukemia. Members of the organization wanted to raise money to purchase a piece ... gh the actions of the WI Chapter the women were looked at a little differently. Some of the women's husbands were upset, others were in support of them and others didn't take any part in the matter. T ...

(3 pages) 28 1 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Yellow Wallpaper ORIGINAL THESIS

ave dug deep into the story I realized there is absolutely nothing wrong with the woman, except her husband. As a direct result of the way he treated her and constantly belittled her, out of lonelines ... er journal entries, this is also where she begins to refer to herself as being "sick".The narrators husband John first demonstrated his insensitivity to his wives's feelings as they were moving in the ...

(4 pages) 63 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American