Essays Tagged: "Irene"

Women in Africa

en, Jean Allman's 'Rounding Up Spinsters: Gender Chaos and Unmarried Women in Colonial Asante', and Irene Staunton's Mothers of the Revolution, several questions arise. What were women seeking and how ...

(9 pages) 151 0 4.5 Nov/1995

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

Nella Larsen's "Passing"

        In Nella Larsen's Passing, we are privy to Irene Redfield's commentary on her encounters with Clare Kendry. Irene presents herself as a wealth ... nd socially undesirable due to the fact that she passes as white and marries a white man. Although Irene expresses great contempt for Clare, she also possesses a deep admiration for her. This 'admir ... her. This 'admiration' could also be translated into sexual desire or lust. Throughout the novel, Irene attempts to rationalize her mysterious feelings toward Clare Kendry, but she can't. To Irene, ...

(4 pages) 118 0 3.8 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Marie Curie

rre Curie in 1894, and married him in the next year. Marie subsequently gave birth to two daughters Irene(1897) and Eve(1904).Pierre Curie(1859-1906) obtained his doctorate in the year of his marriage ... of X-rays in medicine. In 1918 she became head of the Paris Institute of Radium, were her daughter Irene Joliot-Curie worked with her husband Fredric Joliet. Her research for the rest of her life was ...

(3 pages) 61 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

"Consumerism Comparison"

r love of "serious" music. They own a beat up old radio, and Jim decides that an upgrade would make Irene happy. I do not feel that this specific purchase is based on a form of consumerism, but is bas ... ewer replacement radio would have sufficed.This new radio is not what it was presumed to be though. Irene quickly discovers its inherent ability to magically broadcast the happenings of other apartmen ...

(5 pages) 56 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Enormous Radio.

Jim and Irene Westcott are part of the upper-middle class community in the fashionable area on New York City ... ical music on the radio. There style of dress demonstrated there status in society. When it is cold Irene wears a fur coat that is dyed to resemble mink. Jim dresses equally dazzling, as if he attends ... to the kitchen door the following afternoon, and with the assistance of her maid and the handy man Irene uncrated it and brought it into the living room\rdblquote (229) . The Westcott\rquote s also h ...

(5 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an essay about people, groups, and government actions which aided Canada's minority groups from 1960-1980.

eycontributed to helping their minority group gain success in their time.The people are as follows: Irene Murdoch, a women rights activist, who went to court in order to receive fair share of a divorc ... eater recognition. The Family Reform Acts were created as a result of efforts from Irene Murdoch and others to increase equality in marriages, and make for more fair ...

(6 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jan/2004

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

Compare and Contrast

I've got out at last in spite of you and Jane." This quote also shows how crazy she is. " My God!" Irene cried. " That's the Sweeney's nurse. Irene is the crazy lady in The Enormous Radio. She become ... is able to hear their neighbors in the apartment building. " Oh, it's horrible, it's so dreadful," Irene was sobbing. " I've been listening all day, and it's so depressing." This quote also shows how ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Passing One's True Self Patricia Jones Nella Larsen

ich the differing locations within the two books convey a more profound meaning. In Larsen's novel, Irene Redfield lives in New York, New York, while Clair Kendry lives in Chicago, Illinois (Larsen 9) ... 9). Hence, their living in two different cities gives them access to varying points of view. Thus, Irene's pride in her heritage is omnipresent in her everyday societal dealings. Eulelie, in Jones' n ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Defense Strategies Rolfe Uses in the "Nuremburg Trials"

erilization of the witness was not a war crime. Similarly, Rolfe attempts to discredit the witness, Irene Hoffman, by trying to show that the result of that previous trial was legitimate. Finally, aft ... political opponent of the Nazi party, but rather, with being mentally incompetent.Similarly, during Irene Hoffman's testimony, Rolfe tried to show that the verdict of the judges was not a war crime. S ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Red Heart Book Review

eher has represented an individual as an intriguing and vital personality in this meticulous volume.Irene is a teenage girl with a striking personality, she is hard, complicated and most of the time m ... race. They do this because they think that it is the only way to survive from the Greenhouse Effect.Irene is a person who voices her opinion: not caring about what other people thinks of her, yet when ...

(1 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

How is Jefferson's life and death a product of racism practiced in the first half of the 20th century?

derstaffed, as Grant requires the elder students to lecture the younger students, and often leaving Irene Cole in charge of the class in his absence. Secondly, the financial status of the school was w ...

(3 pages) 19 1 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


lt responsibility of controlling the entire empire. This task was well performed by the women named Irene from the Byzantine Empire during the sixth century and the woman from the Frankish empire name ... to bring their writings in front of the other people. She never got into any kind of struggle like Irene because she loved her sons and was against violence. When her son became mature, she just hand ...

(4 pages) 26 1 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Irene Joliot-Curie: Radiologist

Irene Joliot-Curie: RadiologistIrene Curie was born in Paris on September 12, 1897 a month premature ... ifficulty giving birth to her, and called her "my wild one".Accomplishments of parents overshadowed Irene's accomplishments in life. Marie accomplished one of the most important discoveries in atomic ... shments in life. Marie accomplished one of the most important discoveries in atomic physic, however Irene's accomplishments were great, but were often overlooked in comparison to her mother's work.Fro ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Nursing essay on the care of a patient with breastcancer and lymphoedema

Irene is a thirty-three year old married woman, who has two young children aged six months and five ... ents clinic for investigation of a lump in her right breast. During her appointments at the clinic, Irene has expressed anxiety regarding the outcome of the lump on her breast. She is therefore later ... admitted to the breast surgery ward to receive treatment for her cancer. It has been arranged that Irene is to have surgery involving a wide local incision to remove the breast lump and any surroundi ...

(7 pages) 142 0 3.4 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Book report on "The Daughters of Eve" by Lois Duncan

d out from the rest. These five are Laura Snow, Jane Rheardon, Fran Schneider, Tammy Carncross, and Irene Stark. These are the main characters in the story. They are all members of the club, "Daughter ... her "our little oracle". Now, she is a junior in college, majoring in English.And lastly, there is Irene Stark. She is the teacher and the sponsor of the Daughters of Eve. She was like a mother to al ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sins in "The Enormous Radio" by John Cheever

en theme that threads through the entire story. The connotative sins are: sin of the radio, sins of Irene and Jim, and the denotative sins are: the original sin and the sin of knowledge. This paper ex ... ysically ugly but boasts for its beautiful music. Satan tempted Eve with knowledge; the radio lures Irene with the privacy of her neighbors. Similarity exists--- Eve was driven out of the paradise, an ...

(7 pages) 26 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Internet groups

or workshops may also be held.As far as the authority structure of the group, there is a president, Irene M. Kraus, but as far as I maintenance of the group and its activities, that is mainly taken ca ...

(3 pages) 545 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


The Root of Jealousy In Nella Larsen's Passing, Irene Redfield and Clare Kendry show us a great deal about race and sexuality in the 1920s. Both are ... identity. She presents herself as an object of sexual desire, flaunting herself to gain attention. Irene is practically the opposite, deciding that she wants to remain with the label of being black. ... er beauty to gain advantages. Linking these two women is a strange relationship, in which Clare and Irene both view each other in a sexually desirable way. Nevertheless, even with that desire for Clar ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

"Winter Dreams" By F. Scott Fitzgeralds

teen months after he first met Judy. Trying to focus on reality, he became engaged to another girl, Irene. She wasn't the "best of everything" like Judy but he knew she would make a good wife. Their w ... his dreams dictated his actions. Chasing after the dream of Judy, Dexter breaks the engagement with Irene. True to form, Judy leaves Dexter again. He, however, had no regrets for following his dreams ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Affecting Change

Affecting Change � PAGE �1� Affecting ChangeIntroductionFounded by CEO Irene Seagraves, Smith and Falmouth (S&F) is a tele-shopping and mail-ordering network that oper ... d Methods of Control and Organizational CultureIn initiating the online business correctly, the CEO Irene Seagraves, appointed the teams to assist in developing a program that would manage the invento ...

(7 pages) 71 1 5.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management