Essays Tagged: "Woman"

Domestic violence

Somewhere in America at this very moment, a woman is being abused. She will be left with bruises, cuts, broken bones, and scars. The scars that ... se until they are arrested. Another reason is that domestic violence doesn't only physically harm a woman; it also mentally harms the woman and any children involved. The third reason is that help is ... and any children involved. The third reason is that help is available.A man who physically abuses a woman can not be stopped unless he is given counseling, jailed, or killed. He will continue to abuse ...

(2 pages) 316 4 4.5 Oct/1996

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

Date Rape

ideal world, all men would be caring , respectful, and protective. Thisis not an ideal world; every woman has a responsibility to herself and tounderstand the risks and to protect herself fagainst the ... n less as the problem, so more women will come out and report theincident. It is not in any way the woman's fault for being the victim of date rape,but it is the fault of the rapist, and the rapist sh ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.7 Oct/1996

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

Date Rape

tion and in cities all over the world. Date rape generally occurs when a man is alone with a woman. Although it has been reported that men have been raped by women, it is much more common for a ... raped by a man. There are several reasons why date rape might occur. Sometimes a man thinks that a woman "owes" him something if he has taken her out for dinner and a movie or if a woman acts in a fr ...

(4 pages) 214 0 3.6 Nov/1996

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

Battle of the Sexes, who is more superior , man or woman?

The most controversial topic in history has been, Who is more superior man, or woman? Be it from the men ruling cro-magnum age to the dominating woman of the nineties, the only ac ... uccessful secretary with his amazing eight words per minuit typing speed and the skinny little twig woman wants to be a lumberjack. Men and women have to realize that some jobs are meant for someone m ... ey to support the family. Today there is still the man that goes out and works for a living and the woman who stays home and watches the kids, but we are steering toward a balance between the two. Fam ...

(2 pages) 89 2 4.1 Oct/1996

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

Basic stereotypes of women in the workplace, in modern day america.

tics. It's as if someone set down one day and decided that in order to completely separate man from woman that two lists of characteristics would be made and they would fall under different sides of t ... they would fall under different sides of the spectrum and there was no compromise; man could not be woman and woman could not be man. Women are characterized to have all feminine traits that are consi ...

(15 pages) 595 1 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Cult of True Womanhood

The Cult of True WomanhoodThe 'Cult of True Womanhood' has greatly influenced society throughout all of America's his ... through the generations and, in many cases, still exist. I'll describe the essay, 'The Cult of True Womanhood,' and discuss my views on it. I'll then illustrate how these standards are still present i ... 'll discuss the essay. It's easiest to describe this essay if I begin by defining 'The Cult of True Womanhood.' As I stated the introduction, it is a set of standards. These principles create and have ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.3 Jan/1997

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

The Burning Times - European Witch Trials - Its Social Effects On Women

ence and understanding of the world they lived in. Pagan society saw what an important social force woman were and used them to help them in facing many of life's travails. Old wives tales (another la ... er I do believe the film may have exaggerated the number; the film was made by those sympathetic to woman, and the number may be lower then what the film stated. The actual number will never be know t ...

(3 pages) 117 0 2.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Killing of the Unborn: this essay talks about the physical and emotional repercussions that a woman can encounter after having an abortion. it includes the works cited

It is a woman's most intimate and personal time when she finds herself pregnant. The test is positive, but t ... ll women who are considering abortion, "I am no counselor. I am no teacher. I am just a 20 year old woman who has experienced an abortion and its aftermath. Abortion may seem like the answer now, but ... g Over, but the Pain is Still There." Living World Magazine,1990Pamphlet: Stalteenberge, Ann. Every Woman has a Right to Know the Dangers of Legal Abortion. New Jersey: Air Plus Enterprise, 1987Christ ...

(4 pages) 133 2 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The conditions of women during the Victorian Era in England. Used in a class presentation in 2nd year of Philology.

sources and women had no means of subsistence. A wealthy widow or spinster was a lucky exception. A woman announcing her intention to remain single would attract social disapproval and pity.In that ti ... ally not important then. Someone her own age, or even younger, was perfectly acceptable for a young woman, but so was a husband substantially older than her. What parents and ladies looked for in a ma ...

(2 pages) 79 1 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

What is the Feminist Divide?

What is the Feminist Divide?The Feminist Divide is a separation of feminist ideals. The desires woman want from life differ from class to ethnicity. This conflict is found mostly between the cultu ...

(1 pages) 31 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Benjamin Franklin...A Misogynist?

ys great things of women in the state of union with a man. First, he states that "It is the Man and Woman united that make the compleat human Being." [sic] Those are powerful word to say if you are a ... fter the first paragraph Benjamin Franklin begins stating increasingly how he would prefer an older woman to a younger one saying; "you should prefer old Women to young ones." [sic] Then he proceeds t ...

(3 pages) 28 1 4.0 Mar/2004

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

Gentleman and a Lady

she has to have all those same manners as a gentleman does.Also, the lady must think that she is a woman and that she is meant to be alive for some purpose. The woman must be able to think that she c ... t she must do something on her own in her lifetime.This brings up the way of living today and how a woman can do anything she wants to do in life. The lady must know this inside of her. Generations ea ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Aggresion of Women in Relationships - A Review of recent women's liberal attitude toward relationships by using an episode of "Sex in the City" from the 4th seaon as an example.

ands beneath a girl's window and throws pebbles to wake her up, its considered romantic, yet when a woman does the same thing, it is seen as desperate and psychotic? After seeing an episode of "Sex in ... t his attention. Although we are living in times where we've expanded what is considered okay for a woman to do, there are still acts, such as throwing pebbles to a window, that are still not easily a ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Arent I a woman by deborah gray white

Ar'n't I a WomanThe hardships of slavery were not easy for anyone whether they were male or female. However, th ... sistance than the women. A man would more likely have a massive up rising against the master than a woman would even though this was a rare event. The most common approach to active resistance by blac ... etch the amount of time that they needed off when they were pregnant or on the menstrual cycle. One woman named Sarah "laid up for eleven months before delivering her infant." (pg. 80) This was anothe ...

(3 pages) 38 0 1.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Deep-Sworn Vow - Commentary

tying it to marriage or love. This is why it is safe to assume that the speaker is talking about a woman who had once been his lover but left him.The speaker explains that he has tried to replace thi ... they still are his friends indicates that he either did not find them satisfactory compared to the woman he is speaking of, or that his other friends left him because he was not a good friend to them ...

(1 pages) 2079 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compassion in Langston Hughes "Thank You, M'am"

a Bates Washington Jones, the reader could almost see her walking down the street. "She was a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but a hammer and nails. It had a long strap, and ... ils. It had a long strap, and she carried it slung across her shoulder" (158). Hughes describes the woman in such a way that the reader gets the impression that she is a tough, hefty woman, who is cap ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of Marco Bok's Woman On Bondi Photo in relation to the Human Condition

The photo Woman on Bondi by Marco Bok is a text that visually represents the human potential for experiencing ... of the most salient features of the photograph. These two techniques result with us perceiving the woman as lacking the self-consciousness that is usually associated with obesity, creating a carefree ... regrounding of the subject, and the blurring of the city. This places major emphasis, again, on the woman and her size. However, the blurring effect employed on the city creates a sense of distance an ...

(1 pages) 23 2 4.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Impact of Gender on Conversation Patterns

When engaged in a conversation in which the woman is the expert on a given topic, certain subtle and some overt interactions take place. Accordi ... wing more about the subject of violence and television), men usually jockeyed for position over the woman, challenging her expertise and being less supportive. Although seen by Leet as indifference to ... eborah Tannen, thought it could be a sign of mutual respect because the man was treating the expert woman the same way that men treated the expert men in their paired conversations. The point being th ...

(2 pages) 14 0 3.7 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

Women Movement

tained changes in women's life. The right to abortion was illegal in the USA but feminist said that woman had the right to choose what happened to her body and so should have the right to abortion if ... happened to her body and so should have the right to abortion if she wished to. From a case of one woman who had a really hard life, the courts allow abortion. On the other hand, some women´s had t ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History