Essays Tagged: "strong women"

Strong Women, Strong Values. Refers to Elisabeth in Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" and Marian in Margaret Atwood's "The Edible Woman "

exemplify the negative effects of society's influence. Both Elizabeth Bennet and Marian McAlpin are strong women who rebel against society's influences in their lives. They refuse to accept the pre-se ...

(6 pages) 126 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The male/female relationships in the book "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker

Though at first Celie is submissive to the abusive men around her, due to the positive influence of strong women around her, she grows into a strong, independent black women who stands up for herself. ...

(4 pages) 110 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Male Dominance and Female Subjugation?

cret bush, I was taken to a very dark room and undressed. I was blindfolded and stripped naked. Two strong women carried me to the site for the operation. I was forced to lie flat on my back by four s ... he Muslim person who believes in circumcision. To advise is good but not to order" (Warsame 1). The strong reactions against depictions of cultures practicing female circumcision as savage, violent an ...

(9 pages) 157 1 2.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Sojourner Truth is an icon of the most American of ideals for her activism in various areas.

iginality. Sojourner Truth was straight talking and unsentimental, who became a national symbol for strong black women, undeniably to all strong women. She is regarded as a radical of immense and endu ...

(2 pages) 103 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


ten described, as Impish and Demonic was a direct embodiment of the sins of her mother. Pearl was a strong women who was quick to stand on what she believed, which was a characteristics devolved by He ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Female Genital Mutilation

undressed. I was then blind folded and stripped naked. I was forced to lie flat on my back by four strong women, two holding tight to each leg. Another women sat on my chest to prevent my upper body ...

(4 pages) 82 3 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

A study guide of the Anglo-saxon literature and the time period, an understanding of their writting influence there and now.

ligious rites and as lunar and solar calendar.D. King Arthur most famous warrior.E. Legends full of strong women (Queen Maeve).F. Magic and imagination dominate Celtic myths in contrast to Anglo-Saxon ...

(1 pages) 1991 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Merchant of Venice" - Feminist Perspective.

lay. If they had been given a chance to show their skills, they undoubtedly would've been extremely strong women. However, they had to mask their abilities in order to appeal to their male counterpart ... as defying in the costume of a male and this showed that only males had the power to rebel or to be strong.At the end of Act III, Portia and Nerissa dressed up as a male lawyer and clerk and traveled ...

(6 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2005

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

Women En Large.

at status. The pictures that had the females with short butch haircuts came as a view of proud and strong women. Although all of the women in the pictures were unclothed I couldn't get the since of t ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"What effect did the 1914-18 War have upon the role and status of women?"

along with their husband to earn enough moneyfor the large family to survive. They would have to be strong women sothey could carry out the work in the factories and mines, the work athome and also to ...

(18 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A Woman in the Presidency: Is America Ready?

Women Presidents goal to provide the people, press and political parties a convincing argument and strong women candidates to support the movement. The USA is the oldest democracy in the world and by ... lf of the population. Women have and are becoming incredibly powerful leaders and have proved to be strong leaders in congress and other political offices. It is the American Women Presidents intentio ...

(18 pages) 183 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The Rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo

percussions will be as there is still no end in sight for this brutal war. Family's efforts to stay strong, women weakening by starvation, the statistics are shocking and will show the true issues tha ...

(3 pages) 32 0 1.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Christine Linde's Role in Henrik Ibsen's "!A Doll's House"

pect of the play. From the moment Christine Linde enters the stage, she proves to be an independent strong women through her use of language and her life experience. It is almost immediately establish ... ectly capable of making it on their own, without having to depend on a man. Knowing Christine is so strong and independent, Nora gains the confidence to expect Torvald to take her seriously. “No, ...

(6 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Questioning Ambi-Sexuality

of deriving one's status in society can come from filling sexual roles: men try to be providers, be strong; women trying to be good care givers, nurturers. From one point of view, "it is a novel about ...

(6 pages) 1348 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Frankenstein 3

el (Bloom 15). Her great loss can be seen played out in Frankenstein through the virtual absence of strong women. In the novel Victor Frankenstein's mother dies while he is at the University in Ingols ...

(8 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Sonia Sanchez

ch is the loss of her mother to show that too many people keep silent.When she grew up she became a strong women that a lot of people look up to. She went to Hunter College where she got her BA degree ... ites her poems she does not rely on images but basic human emotions. It makes her poems come across stronger because you feel what is going on in her mind. Therefore, the images become are more vivid ...

(5 pages) 16 0 4.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Women in the Decameron

In the Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio, women are portrayed as both aggressive and strong, as well as week and submissive. Giovanni Boccaccio was a man born in the wrong era since mos ... . Boccaccio gave the women in his story a brain and showed that women can be just as aggressive and strong as men. Boccaccio showed the world that women are stronger than men.I. Strong women vs. Weak ... are and can be just as aggressive as men and they can be submissive when they need to be. Women are strong and really a lot stronger than men. Men accidentally showed women that they needed to be stro ...

(1 pages) 26 0 2.3 Feb/2008

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

Letters of John and Abigail Adams- A Love Story

g because of the way she writes.John and Abigail were a true love story and a great match. He was a strong figure in our early American history and she was a strong women who advocated for women?s rig ... who advocated for women?s rights. Abigail not only ran the household while John was away, but was a strong supporter of emancipation and kept her husband up-to-date on the politics at home. The letter ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


of a Salesman- Arthur Miller2) Fifth Business- Robertson DaviesThesisAlthough the presence of a few strong and independent women is captured in both works, each exhibits the motif of male dominance an ... no respect, objectifying them and cheating on them without remorse. Although the presence of a few strong women is captured in each work, both exhibit the motif of male dominance and a patriarchal st ...

(3 pages) 1406 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ng them and treating them as a doormat to be walked over without remorse. Although the depiction of strong women is made in both works, the motif of a male-dominated, patriarchal-structured society is ... s sons, in the years to come.The most significant threat to a male-dominated society is, of course, strong women. In Fifth Business and Death of a Salesman, strong women are illustrated using animal i ...

(6 pages) 2884 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers