Essays Tagged: "one woman"

Title:Women Suffrage Background Brief Description: Background information on how women recieved the right to vote.

Woman's Rights Convention organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Susan B. Anthony. One woman who attended that convention was Charlotte Woodward. She was nineteen at the time. In 1920 ... odward was the only participant in the 1848 Convention who was still alive to cast her vote. Eighty-one years old, she cast her vote proudly.Some battles for woman suffrage were won state-by-state by ...

(1 pages) 99 1 3.4 May/2002

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

"Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Bronte, a direct assault of Victorian morality.

In Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte portrays one woman's desperate struggle to attain heridentity in the mist of temptation, isolation, and impos ... cebut emotional equality. If anything her actions resemble a feminist adaptation ofSleeping Beauty, one in which the woman rescues the prince. Essentially Jane hassacrificed nothing, rather gaining a ... ortance of women having useful and creative existence.' To no longer beforced into the servitude of one man, nor enslaved to the social constrictions of the time.As Jane, so eloquently says 'Women fee ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Charlotte Perkins Gilman's The Yellow Wallpaper. a commentary on the male oppression of women in a patriarchal society

ession of women in a patriarchal society. However, the story itself presents an interesting look at one woman's struggle to deal with both physical and mental confinement. This theme is particularly t ... is theme is particularly thought-provoking when read in today's context where individual freedom is one of our most cherished rights. This analysis will focus on two primary issues: 1) the many vivid ...

(5 pages) 237 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gay and Lesbian Prejudice

etimes results in hate crimes.People in communities are not always agreeable to living close to someone who has a same sex partner or teen-agers having slept over with someone who is gay. Imagine bein ... car with grass clippings, put nails in her tires, and spray painted queer all over my car." [...] "One woman described a series of incidents in which teenage neighbors vandalized her mailbox, threw r ...

(5 pages) 329 6 4.1 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

Guatemala - Without a Trace of Bitterness in Her Voice

11 million people.' (N.Y. Times June 14, 1996 pA4 col 2) This is a story of a people in crisis, and one woman's struggle to use truth, as a means of setting her people free.The majority of the populat ... her oppressor, as a means of relating her story to the world. She tells the story of her life with honesty and integrity in hopes of impressing upon the world the indignation of the oppressed. In addi ...

(6 pages) 95 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

What is the purpose of advertising? Essay shows an example of the purpose of advertising. (To sell a concept, not a product).

nding him, rooting him on while he gambles. How many of you guys have a difficult time getting just one woman to go anywhere with you let alone three sexy women? This man will never have that problem ... sexy women? This man will never have that problem because he smokes Kool cigarettes. Kool is the "lonely-man's cure." If you're feeling lonely and want to spice up your life, just pop one of these ba ...

(2 pages) 248 1 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

An essay(with outline)on the novel by Caroline Knapp titled Drinking: A Love Story

Thesis: Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp is a story of one woman's strugglewith alcoholism. She discusses the possible link between heredity and alcoholism ... n alcoholic? Ms. Knapp described the stereotypical image of the skid rowbum, dirty and begging for money. However, in the author's case, she described herselfas the "high functioning" alcoholic. She w ... ther, every day after work, would sit in the living roomwith his family and not communicate with anyone, until he had finished his first martini.She notices, "He'd begin to loosen up, and within a few ...

(7 pages) 100 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Celia: A Slave" by Melton A. McLaurin.

lia, A Slave by Melton A. McLaurinIn the book Celia, A Slave by Melton A. McLaurin, the accounts of one woman's life are bound together in a vivid way to relay the circumstances surrounding a female s ... minate Celia, and therefore reinstitutes the institution of slavery. It can also be thought that if one of the members of the Newsom family that knew about the rapes had stepped in, the murder could h ...

(3 pages) 224 1 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Feelings of William Carlos Williams

nd I have interpreted them to my greatest ability. However, I believe interpretation comes from someone's own opinion.The first poem I collected is called, A Cold Front. I believe there are four diffe ... st poem I collected is called, A Cold Front. I believe there are four different people consisted in one woman, which the author creates. When the author describes how her face looks, tired and dead, t ...

(1 pages) 50 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Moll flanders" by Amber Romanowski.

his book by presenting it a true story .In this respect , Moll Flanders is an excellent story about one woman's evolution from a poor economic status to a, later, mid-class caste in life. Moll Flander ... immoral life in order to survive. When she learns that her husbands die very quickly, but give her money for having sex with them, she turns to a life of whoredom. This choice, however, was only done ...

(3 pages) 45 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Tone of Chopin's "The Story of an Hour".

Tone of Chopin's The Story of an HourKate Chopin's The Story of the Hour tells the story of one woman ... r life without him. Her husband though, is not really dead. This realization causes her death. The tone of this story is bittersweet, yet uplifting. Chopin demonstrates this through her use of irony i ... o not concurrent with the situation at hand. Her initial reaction is to be hysterical. This is what one would normally expect. However, when she is all alone she reveals her true feelings. She's excit ...

(2 pages) 127 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Having a diverse marriage.

iages and other lifetime partnerships are mixed relationships. Most involve persons of two genders: one man and one woman, while others prefer same-sex unions. Sometimes the two spouses are of differe ... ely acceptable; it should become more permissible for any couple to wed regardless to the aforementioned differences.Marrying into a different culture is still often the flashpoint for racism.The rece ...

(4 pages) 89 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Dreams Have Come And Gone, But One.

Dreams Have Come And Gone, But OneWhen I was little I thought everything was perfect. I would grow up to be a rich princes ... the perfect life in the perfect world, but now I know that nothings perfect. Dreams have come and gone, but one has stayed the same my dream for America.My dream for America is to give women more say ... stands for bravery, then why don't we have more women trying to become president. We have had only one woman who has tried to become president. Her name is Victoria Woodhull. Women should try to be m ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.0 Dec/2003

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

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, "The Franklin's Tale" essay. The three main rules from "Art of Courtly Love" that are incorperated in the love triangle

es it prized?, rule XXVI, ?Love can deny nothing to love?, and finally, rule XXXI, ?Nothing forbids one woman being loved by two men or one man by two women? (Capellanus, p. 310-311).The first decree, ... e is show by Aurelius while he attempts to attain the love and affection of Dorigen. Although he is one of the most handsome, charming and well liked male specimens around the kingdom, this lord admir ...

(2 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homeless to Harvard Movie Review

written by Ronni Kern, directed by Peter Levin, and released in 2003, tells the compelling story of one woman's struggle to overcome tremendous personal obstacles. Golden Globe nominee Thora Birch sta ... father could not take care of her anymore she found her life going in a downward spiral. She was alone and living on the streets. Profoundly affected by her mother's AIDS-related death, Liz is forced ...

(1 pages) 42 0 2.7 Feb/2004

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

Charlotte Gilman, The Yellow Wall-Paper

expected to uphold to and the emergence of the then nascent feminist movement. Gilman's account of one woman's transformation is intriguingly symbolic and illustrates a universal theme very well know ... dows and "rings and things" in the walls. She concludes that the room has lived many past lives, at one time perhaps a gymnasium and lastly a nursery. The bed, resting in the center of the room, is ei ...

(4 pages) 98 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Counter-Hegemonic Displays of Power & Love in San Fransisco.

transformation within society. The idea that marriage is traditionally reserved for a union between one man and one woman is being challenged through acts of transformative deviance to alter existing ... ive leaders have began to prepare to issue law suits to halt and void all licensees handed out. "No one made the mayor of San Francisco king; he can't play God" stated Randy Thomasson, director of the ...

(5 pages) 42 1 4.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gay marriages are wrong

This paper discusses whether or not homosexuals should be allowed to marry one another the paper argues that one does not have to give into this visualization of "family value ... uld continue to be reserved for heterosexuals. These reasons are Marriage is an institution between one man and one woman, Marriage is for procreation, Same-sex couples aren't the best possible enviro ... itution.These days in society there are many pressures put upon people by others and their beliefs. One of the major pressures it puts on people is the pressure of homosexuality and whether it is righ ...

(4 pages) 131 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Roe Vs. Wade

e fact that we have killed-off a whole generation of innocent people. All of this started from just one woman protesting in court that she could not have an abortion at her convenience.On January 22, ... Mrs Roe was a mother of two, previous to the discovery of her upcoming third child. She was twenty-one and was concerned about her ability raise another child. This was her stance for her push to abo ...

(3 pages) 223 4 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The Legalization of Gay Marraige

t. Those opposed to legalizing homosexual marriage claim that:1. Marriage is an institution between one man and one woman.2. Marriage is for procreation.3. Same-sex couples aren't the optimum environm ... me-sex marriage performed in another state. The act also defines marriage as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife." While there are many barriers facing the gay community r ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays