Essays Tagged: "Mama"

Cremation as a theme in on of George Bernard Shaw's books

. The reader is also released from the horror of facing themechanics of the cremation process when "Mama's" own comments lead us to understandthat her personality and spirit will live on.Shaw's dictio ... hour later ashe gazes "through an opening in the floor." As he observes two "cooks" picking through"Mama's dainty little heap of ashes and samples of bone" the mood of dark humor is theonly way he can ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Twyla Ludwig, Christian missionary to Africa. Short dissertation on her ministries.

th to follow God whichever way He led her, even if it was to the "Dark Continent."Twyla Ludwig, or "Mama" as some of the natives affectionately called her, was a woman who would do anything in the nam ... overnment for donations. Women from churches back in America sent scraps from their sowing to them. Mama got some villagers to help her make some clothing with it and later sold it. The depression hit ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Resumen de el mundo de Sofia

una pregunta, ¿quién eres tú? , esta pregunta la hace pensar. Le pregunta a su mama y la mejor respuesta que obtuvo fue "yo soy tu madre y tu eres Sofía mi hija", otro d&ia ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 Mar/2003

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

Character change in the play "Raisin in the Sun", written by Lorraine Hansberry

al part of the plot. We see change, or lack of it, through the three main characters: Lena Younger (Mama), Walter Lee Younger, and Beneatha Younger.Lena Younger, who is referred to mainly as Mama thro ... rime example of how the lack of change she shows is a constant variable in her family's background. Mama's past shaped her and changed her before we meet her, to help make Mama the stabilizing factor ...

(4 pages) 224 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

How are the reactions of Walter, Benetha, and Mama similar in "A Rasin in the Sun"

Mama, Walter, and Beneatha all have the same response to learning that the money was stolen. Walter ... ly thinks of his father. Walter yells "That money is made out of my father's flesh" (Hansberry 527).Mama then has much the same response. As initially her disbelief is quite obvious when she says "Son ... hundred dollars. Is it gone? All of it? Beneatha's money too?" (Hansberry 527). Then as Walter did Mama gets much more upset. The stage directions say that Mama starts to beat her son senselessly in ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Farewell content! personal story of a girl through the holocaust.

uelty but most of all I will never forget that particular Friday night that changed my life forever.Mama, in her beautiful Sabbath clothing, called us to the table to bless the food she had so readily ... d my home as if it were theirs. They tore up the floors, and destroyed the beautiful furniture that mama loved so dearly, all in hope to find any kind of hidden weapon or any evidence at all, so that ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

A fictional story of a young African American women and her troubles throughout her life

in face and these unusually large brown eyes that were the color of my skin. I looked a lot like my Mama with a long neck and a lean body, but my face resembled my Papa's.It was a beautiful Tuesday mo ... pa's.It was a beautiful Tuesday morning in Nebraska. My Papa was working in the cotton field and my mama was in the yard doing the laundry. "Today is my 15th birthday," I told myself with an inch of t ...

(12 pages) 58 0 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Hamlet's Oedipal complex with Gertrude and the question of whether or not he was really insane or just feigning it all along.

Michelle HebertEnglish 20311/11/03Hamlet, the Ultimate Mama's BoyHamlet went through various emotional states because of different unfortunatecircumstances ...

(12 pages) 162 0 4.6 Nov/2003

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

The essay is Alice walker's "everyday use",and about afro american family that have antagonistic views on the worth of the different objects in day to day life rutine.

he simple and implicit with fashion and craze. The main characters in this story are the narrator, "Mama," and the daughter, Maggie on one side; the other daughter, Dee, is on the other side. All have ... ant than style.The main characters of the story are distinctly opposite. The narrator of the story, Mama, pictures herself as a "large, big-boned woman with rough, man -working hands" (86). The image ...

(2 pages) 158 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Persuasive essay- Raisin in the Sun Mama was not justifed in giving Walter the money to finance his liquor store.

Mama is not justified in giving Walter the money, because Walter is so selfish that he cannot handle ... rge sum of money responsibly, also Walter doesn't realize how unrealistic his dream is, and lastly, Mama doesn't believe in what Walter wants to do with the money. There aren't enough reasons to justi ... em aware of his ignorance. He is selfish to the point that he pays attention to nothing but getting Mama to give him money to give him money when the check comes. His assumptions that nothing could be ...

(2 pages) 66 0 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Mitch Williams, Streetcar named desire

noticeably more sensitive than Stanley's other poker friends. The other men pick on him for being a mama's boy. Even in his first, brief line in Scene One, Mitch's gentlemanly behavior stands out. Mit ...

(1 pages) 34 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Alice Walker's "Everyday Use".

, fashion, and aesthetics, and thus is lacking a "true" understanding of her heritage" (Farrell 1). Mama is the narrator who is in the middle of both of the sisters. Mama admits that Dee was a mistake ... dle of both of the sisters. Mama admits that Dee was a mistaken child and falls more kin to Maggie. Mama is characterized as a "big-boned woman with rough, man-working hands" (Walker 65). Although not ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shattered Dreams, analysis of "A Raisen in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry

ly of five lives. The head of the household has just recently passed away and the family, or rather Mama, is expecting a ten thousand dollar insurance check which everyone has an idea of what to do wi ... urance check which everyone has an idea of what to do with. But the most outspoken person of all is Mama's oldest child, Walter.Walter Lee Younger is frustrated with his current position in life and e ...

(4 pages) 170 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

More room

are many rooms, but yet its not a Mansion. To the family grandmothers house is known as la casa de Mama. It's a place of there origin; a place of memories and dreams. Grandfather was a housebuilder a ... the house after their marriage. Every time a new child was born grandfather would add another room. Mama had a history to each an every room in her casa. Mama's room was the heart of the house where n ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Everyday Use, comparing and contrasting the short story of Alice Walker, to the short movie.

in dialogue and point of view."Everyday Use," short film was more story oriented as it showed what Mama only described in the text: "Maggie will be nervous until after her sister goes: she will stand ... e burn scars down her arms and legs, eying her sister with a mixture of envy and awe." (WALKER 120) Mama was explaining how Maggie would feel when Dee comes to visit. In the movie, viewers had to wait ...

(4 pages) 91 0 5.0 Apr/2004

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

TITLE: In Blood and Heart TOPIC: Alice Walker's short story "Everyday Use" THESIS: [Alice Walker] shows how families fight ignorance, face change, find happiness, and feel love.

d feel love.Ms. Walker shows that ignorance is something every family must face. In "Everyday Use," Mama and Maggie lack knowledge of the world while Dee lacks understanding of her family. Dee read to ... outside world, "forcing words [...] upon us two" making them "ignorant underneath her voice" (312). Mama and Maggie did not need the knowledge of other places because they knew everything about the li ...

(4 pages) 186 2 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fun survey

Name: AdriannaWho named you? Mi Mama & Mi PapaWhat you wished your name was: What's wrong with my name?Gender: T.G.I.F. (Thank G ...

(7 pages) 148 4 1.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Stacey and Jeremy in: Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry

led Little Man, Christopher John and Cassie. He lives with his grandmother, she is known as Big Ma, Mama and siblings. His father comes home during the year since he is usually away working on the rai ... taught until one of his friends, TJ, told the Wallace's, a family that dislikes the Logan's, about Mama's ways of teaching from a black point of view which got Mama fired and declined the families ec ...

(2 pages) 38 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dreams Forever: A Raisin in the Sun

le still go on living, even when some of their dreams don't come true. The characters Lena Younger (Mama), Walter Lee, and Beneatha Younger, portray this message in 'A Raisin in the Sun'.Lena Younger ... take care of people like she always wanted to. The only obstacle that may have come after this was Mama, who still thought that she was too young to get married and go to Africa all by herself, but I ...

(4 pages) 106 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Case Study - Mama Products (customer service strategy, relationship between internal customers and supply chain management, JIT and TQM)

1. IntroductionThe purpose of this project is to analyze and evaluate the operations of Mama Products distribution company in respect to several factors: the role of internal customer in t ... te value-added activities that would reflect to an effective supply chain management.In the case of Mama Products we can see the importance of internal customers on building a strong relationship with ... l role in delivering "what is promised" to the final consumers or external customers. In respect to Mama Products we can identify that the personal contact in the relationship salesman-customer is per ...

(16 pages) 528 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management