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The Absent Male in Little Women
The Absent Male in Little Women
The Absent Male in Little Women No gentlemen were admitted writes Louisa May Alcott in Little Women to describe the all-female private revue the March sisters perform. And as the novel progresses, one cannot help but wonder if this same sentiment does indeed echo throughout the novel, as male characters are conspicuously absent while all the pivotal parts are played by the women characters. This gender imbalance -- in that there are more female characters than male in Little Women -- is espec
Popular Music
Popular Music
Popular Music Popular music is: music that is enjoyed by the largest possible audience. It includes country music, folk music, rhythm and blues ( R & B), musical comedy, jazz, marches, rock n' roll, and ragtime. Popular music is primarily listened to by young people. In his book, Sound Effects, Simon Frith said that popular music has been about growing up, and that it has been like this since the beginning of the century.1 However, the popular music industry is based largely on the sale of re
Martha Ballard
Martha Ballard
Martha Ballard We as a society are fortunate. We have the luxury of advanced technology to include: computers, telephones, video teleconferencing equipment, cellular phones, beepers, and hospitals with the latest gadgets and gizmos. Our technology is available only because of documented historical accounts. Our idea of work is having to get in our vehicles and driving to our destination and sometimes sitting behind a desk all day to push paper; the worst any of us suffers is a traffic jam here o
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt Outline Thesis: Theodore Roosevelt's political presence altered the course of the United States, transforming it into a superpower fully ready to handle the challenges of any opposition, and changed the role of the president and executive branch of US government, making it a force to be reckoned with. I. Introduction II. Before Roosevelt A. Post-Reconstructionist Views B. The Industrial Revolution C. The Gilded Age 1. Railroads 2. Robber Barons 3. Immigration 4. Standard Quest
The Four Political Parties of Canada
The Four Political Parties of Canada
The Four Political Parties of Canada In a country as vast and as culturally diverse as Canada, many different political opinions can be found stretched across the country. From the affluent neighbourhoods of West Vancouver to the small fishing towns located on the east coast of Newfoundland, political opinions and affiliations range from the left wing to the right wing. To represent these varying political views, Canada has four official national political parties to choose from: the Liberals (w
American Self Perception vs The Truth
American Self Perception vs The Truth
American Self Perception vs. The Truth Lee Greenwood, a song writer, describes the emotion involved in American self-perception in a song by saying, I'm proud to be an American. For at least I know I'm free. Freedom is the founding pillar of the American self- perception. Self-perception is the culmination of how one views oneself. Other aspects which make up American self-perception are wealth, power, and the pursuance of happiness. Self-perceptions, whether confined to the individual or conf
Interest Groups
Interest Groups
Interest Groups Interest Group is defined as an organized body of individuals who try to influence public policy. This system is designed so that interest groups would be an instrument of public influence on politics to create changes, but would not threaten the government much. Whether this is still the case or not is an important question that we must find out. Interest groups play many different roles in the American political system, such as representation, participation, education, and pr
Women's Roles in the Revolution
Women's Roles in the Revolution
Women's Roles in the Revolution I. Women's Roles in the Revolution A. Family Enterprises 1. Women took over 2. Succeeded Despite a. inflation b. British Occupancy c. absence of important supplies 3. gave women self-confidence 4. proved that women could make a living by themselves B. Army Camps 1. Women came to be with soldiers a. were fed by military b. were cared for by military 2. The women: a. cooked b. cleaned c. sewed d. served as nurses e. were not treated specially 1. marched with men 2.
Social and Political Reactions to Mormon Polygamy
Social and Political Reactions to Mormon Polygamy
Social and Political Reactions to Mormon Polygamy April 29, 1996 Social and Political Reactions to Polygamy “We are a peculiar people,” Elder Bruce R. McConkie once said (McConkie 25). The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of a few “odd” Christian religions. Many of its practices have created much persecution and political reaction, polygamy being one of these. It created much social and political persecution of the Mormons. Most of this persecution had come from anti-po
I was once called the most dangerous woman in America because I dared
I was once called the most dangerous woman in America because I dared
I was once called the most dangerous woman in America because I dared to ask for the unthinkable- the right to vote. I challenged my culture's basic assumptions about men and women, and dedicated my life to the pursuit of equal rights for all women. My name is Elizabeth Cady Stanton. I was born in Johnstown, New York, on the 12th of November, 1815. My father is the prominent attorney and judge Daniel Cady and my mother is Margaret Livingston Cady. I was born the seventh child and middle daughte
Evita Saint or Sinner
Evita Saint or Sinner
Evita: Saint or Sinner? The story of Eva Peron is a fascinating one . Evita, as she is known, enjoyed a rise to power like no other. The details of this ascension are often disputed, making Santa Evita's tale all the more intriguing. . . Maria Eva Duarte was born on May 7, 1919,1 the fifth and youngest illegitimate child of Juan Duarte and his mistress, Juan Ibarguen. The week of her birth was known as Tragic Week, when the army massacred striking workers, perhaps a foreshadow of what was to co
In 1949 the most familiar scene in Argentina was the one played out al
In 1949 the most familiar scene in Argentina was the one played out al
In 1949 the most familiar scene in Argentina was the one played out almost daily at the Ministry of Labor in Buenos Aires. There, under the glare of camera lights, a former radio star and movie actress, now the most powerful woman in South America, would enter her office past a crush of adoring, impoverished women and children. Evita Peron, the wife of President Juan Peron, would sit at her desk and begin one of the great rituals of Peronism, the political movement she and her husband created.
In Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte portrays one woman's desperate struggle
In Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte portrays one woman's desperate struggle
In Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte portrays one woman's desperate struggle to attain her identity in the mist of temptation, isolation, and impossible odds. Although she processes a strong soul she must fight not only the forces of passion and reason within herself ,but other's wills constantly imposed on her. In its first publication, it outraged many for its realistic portrayal of life during that time. Ultimately, the controversy of Bronte's novel lied in its realism, challenging the role of wom
Nellie McClung
Nellie McClung
Nellie McClung Helen Nellie Laetitia Mooney was born October 20, 1873 in a log cabin on Garafraxa Road, two kilometers from Chatsworth, Ontario. She and her family moved to Manitoba when she was six years old. One of Nellie's best influences was her mother. Her family's influence was no doubt the reason she became an activist. Her mother thought that every child had the right to an education, and her whole family encouraged her to learn all she could. (9, Wright) Nellie at age ten, went to sc
Tennyson as a Victorian
Tennyson as a Victorian
Tennyson as a Victorian The Victorian age was an age where many changes occurred socially, economically, and industrially. People began to explore into areas such as the earth, the human body, and how to benefit the daily lives of individuals. English literature was also something that was beginning to be developed. Historically, it began when Queen Victoria was anointed to the thrown in 1837 and brought a new prosperity to England. She held the throne for 63 years which is the longest monarch
I Womens Roles in the Revolution
I Womens Roles in the Revolution
I. Womens Roles in the Revolution A. Family Enterprises 1. Women took over 2. Succeeded Despite a. inflation b. British Occupancy c. absence of important supplies 3. gave women self-confidence 4. proved that women could make a living by themselves B. Army Camps 1. Women came to be with soldiers a. were fed by military b. were cared for by military 2. The women: a. cooked b. cleaned c. sewed d. served as nurses e. were not treated specially 1. marched with men 2. slept in the snow C. Women Sold
New Zealand first appeared about 140 million years ago during the Meso
New Zealand first appeared about 140 million years ago during the Meso
New Zealand first appeared about 140 million years ago, during the Mesozoic Era. This landmass gradually eroded until about 80 million years ago, when sea floor spreading started and the Tasmanian sea formed. However, it wasn't until 10,000 years ago when the land formed the shape, as we now know it. The oldest rocks in New Zealand are approximately six-hundred and eighty million years old. These rocks were found on the west coast of the South Island. Although, at one point in its history, New
The Rebellion Against Victorianism The 1890's was in time for transfor
The Rebellion Against Victorianism The 1890's was in time for transfor
The Rebellion Against Victorianism The 1890's was in time for transformation for the English society. After Queen Victoria died the heart of the Victorian culture seemed to fade. England was beginning to experience economic competition from other states and a gradual decline from its former pinnacle of power. Politically, the Parliament experienced some fundamental power shifts after the turn of the century. This essay will address the climate of change in the English culture and its expressions
F Scott Fitzgerald
F Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald F. Scott Fitzgerald once said An author ought to write for the youth of his generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterwards. With that being so Fitzgerald wrote what he knew. Out of his generation came the roaring twenties or as Fitzgerald coined it The Jazz Age, and from this comes a depiction of the time The Great Gatsby. As World War I came to an end many Americans felt animosity toward foreigners and radical thinkers because most held them re
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER AP Literature and Composition, Period 2 September 24, 2004 Although most people will find The Yellow Wallpaper as simply an account of a woman that sunk into deep depression, it is possible to extricate dual interpretations from this story. There is one meaning that is describing that the author, Charlotte Perkins Gilman can be related to the female in the story; this is achieved by comparing the authors life and her characters life piece by piece. One might find that The
Victorian Age
Victorian Age
Victorian Age The historical terms, Victorian Age or Victorian Era, referred to the things and the events that happened during the reign of Queen Victoria in England from 1837 to 1901. Some adjectives to describe the people and things of this period would be prudish, strait-laced, and old-fashioned. Another characteristic of the Victorian society was that many of the upper class individuals were snobbish and that they looked down upon others, especially the lower class individuals. In addition,
Final History Exam
Final History Exam
Final History Exam 1.List the reasons the US got involved in World War I: The Germans ignored Wilsons calls for peace, resumed unrestricted submarine warfare, announcing that their U-boats would sink all ships in British waters - hostile or neutral - on sight. Then the German foreign minister sent a telegram, nicknamed the Zimmermann note to the German ambassador in Mexico. This telegram proposed an alliance between Mexico Germany promised that if the war with the US broke out, Germany would sup
Final Paper
Final Paper
Final Paper The expansion of Europe during the 19th century is said to be difficult to analyze and explain conevingly because it was unplanned and chaotic. Modern Europe was constructed in the nineteenth century. Moreover, most of the social, economic, and political forces unleashed from 1815 to 1914 are the same ones that shape our own time. Urbanization, mass entertainment, industrial capitalism, modern liberalism, socialism, and nationalism all developed in the 19th century. Following the Fi
Changing attitudes to women their right to vote
Changing attitudes to women their right to vote
Changing attitudes to women their right to vote 1) There are many reasons as to why women failed to gain the right to vote between 1900 and 1914. One reason was due to the slow progress of the Suffragists, an anti-violence group lead by Millicent Fawcett that campaigned for many human rights, including womens suffrage. They formed in 1897 and won a great deal of supporters because they did everything peacefully and in a ladylike fashion, which was looked highly upon by other women and some me
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON Elizabeth Cady Stanton lived from 1815-1902. She was among the nineteenth century's most dominant women who fought for social equality of women. In 1848, she and others, including the well-known Susan B. Anthony, organized the first national woman's rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York. Stanton always stated that, as men's equals, women of all races should be treated as such in law and in political participation. Stanton also explored how true equality would transfo
Why were there to revolutions in 1917
Why were there to revolutions in 1917
Why were there to revolutions in 1917? 1917 was a year of great turmoil for Russia. In the space of one year the tsarist regime collapsed, a provisional government was set up and overthrown and a communism government settled firmly in its place. This essay will report the events that contributed for these revolutions to occur. During the reign of Tzar Nicholas II the realm was slowly crumbling on all sides. Its hostile involvement with Japan was causing more failure than victories, demoralizing
Womens Suffrage Movement
Womens Suffrage Movement
Womens Suffrage Movement The womens suffrage movement, symbol of nineteenth and early twentieth century feminism then and now, is the most visible manifestation of womens emancipation, but it is merely the tip of the iceberg. Those who attacked womens suffrage were attacking much more than the idea that women as well as men should enter the polling booth. My thesis statement is as follows: Unlike the opposition to a wider male suffrage, womens suffrage was opposed not so much because people
BURMA
BURMA
BURMA Burma is located in Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand. The capital of Burma is Rangoon. Burmas flag is red with a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing, all in white with 14 five-pointed stars encircling a cogwheel containing a stalk of rice. The 14 stars represent the 14 administrative divisions. The total area of Burma is 678,500 sq km. Burma is slightly smaller than Texas. The climate in Burma consists of
Gender Roles of Women in
Gender Roles of Women in
Gender Roles of Women in Post-WW I Britain and France and the Effects of the First World War Thereof European History: 1890-1939 UCFV June 31/99 The First World War was a tumultuous time for Europeans of all countries. The war ravished many of the social institutions of European society, including: the family, gender roles, economic structures, and the work place. The nature of total-war would change European society forever, creating the modern women of the 1920s and the subsequent gender w
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Alfred Bernhard Nobel Alfred Bernhard Nobel was born on Oct. 21, 1833, in Stockholm, Sweden, and was the fourth son of Immanuel and Caroline Nobel. Immanuel was an inventor and engineer who had married Caroline Andrietta Ahlsell in 1827. The couple had eight children, of whom only Alfred and three brothers reached adulthood. Alfred was prone to illness as a child, but he enjoyed a close relationship with his mother and displayed a lively intellectual curiosity from an early age. He was intereste
Emily Murphy
Emily Murphy
Emily Murphy Citizen Handbook #4 Emily Gowan Ferguson was born on March 14, 1868, in Cookstown. When she was fifteen, Emily moved to Toronto and attended the Bishop Strachan School for Girls. In 1887, Emily married Reverend Arthur Murphy in Cookstown. She moved with her husband in 1904 to Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she organized the literary section of the Winnipeg Tribune. In 1907, Emily Murphy moved once again to Alberta where she became extremely involved in civic affairs. She was mostly inter
What do feminists find to be objectionable in patriarchy and are they
What do feminists find to be objectionable in patriarchy and are they
What do feminists find to be objectionable in patriarchy, and are they right to be critical of it? www.microcosmpublishing.com The above illustration is one of many that are used on a daily basis in order to make the understanding and also the highlighting of patriarchy an everyday issue in the daily conflict of gender issues. Western female thought through the centuries has identified the relationship between patriarchy and gender as crucial to the womens subordinate position. For two hundred
Suffering for Suffrage Racism in the Womens Suffrage Movement
Suffering for Suffrage Racism in the Womens Suffrage Movement
Suffering for Suffrage: Racism in the Womens Suffrage Movement Historically, women have been excluded from the many liberties men have arranged for themselves. From the disregarding of women from being considered Elect during the Puritan era, to the modern instances of women lacking equal compensation. According to Charlotte Gilman, even religion, the womans help, was tainted and injured by coming through the minds of men alone (Gilman, p. 370). Men have molded American society to exclusiv
Women in World War I
Women in World War I
Women in World War I o The decade following World War I proved to be the most explosive decade of the century. America emerged as a world power, the 19th amendment was ratified, and the expansion of capitalism welcomed the emergence of consumerism. The consumer era was established, which generated new spending opportunities for most Americans in the 1920s. From the latest fashions to the world of politics, ideologies collided to construct a society based on contradicting principles. These power
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an important element of the Women�s Rights Movement, but not many people know of her significance or contributions because she has been overshadowed by her long time associate and friend, Susan B. Anthony. However, I feel that she was a woman of great importance who was the driving force behind the 1848 Convention, played a leadership role in the women�s rights movement for the next fifty years, and in the words of Henry Thomas, �She was th
A Long Fatal Love Chase
A Long Fatal Love Chase
A Long Fatal Love Chase Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott's background influenced her to write the tragedy A Long Fatal Love Chase. One important influence on the story was her father's role as a leading transcendentalist (Doner 342). Transcendentalism states that society is a necessary evil (Clendenning 371). Simi-larly, Rosamond Vivian, the main character in the book, states her opinion of society when she says: Law and custom I know nothing of, public opinion I despise, and shame and fear
Elizabeth Candy Stanton was one of the most outspoken and controversia
Elizabeth Candy Stanton was one of the most outspoken and controversia
Elizabeth Candy Stanton was one of the most outspoken and controversial political philosophers of the mid-eighteen hundreds. Stanton was not only a strong supporter of womens suffrage, but a strong supporter for improved womens rights. Elizabeth Candy Stanton sought to change laws that took away liberties from married women, as well as laws that left divorced women poor and without their children. Although Elizabeth Candy Stanton is remembered mostly for her work in the womens suffrage movement
Born into slavery Frederick Douglass lived to become one of the most i
Born into slavery Frederick Douglass lived to become one of the most i
Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass lived to become one of the most influential figures in African American history. As a young man and a slave in Maryland, Frederick Douglass was recognized as a bright young man by both blacks and whites. During his life as a slave in Baltimore he learned to read and write and passed his knowledge along to other blacks in Baltimore. Douglass is remembered as a great speaker. His speaking abilities were developed in the secret debating club called the East Ba
When you look back in the hands of time during the 1800's you would ha
When you look back in the hands of time during the 1800's you would ha
When you look back in the hands of time during the 1800's you would have noticed a big change that was sweeping across the nation in order to change the corrupt society they where living in. This is called the Progressive-Movement. The changes that happened in the Progressive-Movement era still is in effect today. In this essay I will bring to your attention a few reforms that happened in the late 1800's and early 1900's that are toady's laws. The work place back in the late 1800's was not anyt
In the past women in the workforce have not been treated equally to me
In the past women in the workforce have not been treated equally to me
In the past, women in the workforce have not been treated equally to men. Women have not had the same job opportunities, nor have they been treated equally in the jobs they were able to acquire. Women have been expected to hold specific jobs, and never tended to hold positions higher than a man, for women were considered inferiors. However, beginning with the women's suffrage amendment in 1920, women have begun to make a stand for themselves and not accept the mistreatment. The fourteenth amend
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The Womens Rights Movement 1848-1998 Jessica Holman Mr. Fox / Ms. Brown English / History First Semester Junior Report The Womens Rights Movement 1848-1998 The Womens Rights Movement was and continues to be one of the most incredible and inspirational series of events to occur in United States history. One of the more credible aspects of these events happens to be the bold, intelligent pioneers that paved the way for many other women throughout the United States to follow. An important battl
Feminist Backlash The Unconscious
Feminist Backlash The Unconscious
Feminist Backlash: The Unconscious Undermining of Genuine Equality American people come in a variety of shapes and sizes; their thoughts, fears, and convictions differ widely. It is usually necessary for Americans to choose a status in politics and community; but it is obvious that among specific groups and organizations, a persons beliefs and opinions differ dramatically from the next. Feminist groups, specifically in the last twenty years, have announced their view of membership as an elite
Anthony
Anthony
Anthony January 10, 1999 Douglass & Stanton Compare and contrast What the Black Man Wants and Speech to the First Womens Rights Convention are two powerful speeches. They both rewrote the history books. They changed laws that were strong. They went against what was an unyielding government run by white men. I greatly admire these two speeches for that. Fredrick Douglass was an extraordinarily strong man for standing up for what he thought was right. The tone of What the Black Man Wants i
The Relationship Between Howards End and the Class Struggles of Edward
The Relationship Between Howards End and the Class Struggles of Edward
The Relationship Between Howards End and the Class Struggles of Edwardian England When E. M. Forsters Howards End was published in 1910, there were three class groups in England: the working poor, the intellectual upper class, and the new wealthy upper class. The working class, created in the aftermath of the Industrial Revolution, struggled to survive on their small paychecks while the two latter classes enjoyed the pleasures of aristocracy. Forster believed that these classes had much to lea
Was Reconstruction a Success
Was Reconstruction a Success
Was Reconstruction a Success? To decide whether or not Reconstruction was a success you must first define what success actually means. Websters Dictionary says that success is a favorable or desired outcome. Although Reconstruction only lasted approximately ten years, it was a favorable and desired outcome. There are many reasons that prove this, but there are three which are very important, even today. The public school system is a significant part of today, as well as our religion and chur
Images of Women in Post World War I Europe
Images of Women in Post World War I Europe
Images of Women in Post World War I Europe During World War I, women were given new freedoms that they had never experienced before. Women were allowed in the workplace with jobs that were once considered just for men. Wives were also considered the head of the household while their husbands were away fighting in the war. After the war was over, countries such as Germany and the United States allowed women to vote. All of these events altered the image of women from past ideals. One place in wh
Timetable of Significant Events since 1918
Timetable of Significant Events since 1918
Timetable of Significant Events since 1918 Since the year 1918, there have been many political events that effected the world. These caused conflicts among people but they have also helped the society. One of ten significant events is the space race. During the late 1950s, 1960s, the United States and the Russians were competing for domination in their space programs. The race heated up after the launch of the first artificial satellite; the Sputnik. The battle kept on going as the Russians and
The Civil War was a horrible war that pitted North against South broth
The Civil War was a horrible war that pitted North against South broth
The Civil War was a horrible war that pitted North against South, brother against brother. It was very destructive to America, but it also brought about many important changes for women. It greatly affected different groups of women in society in numerous ways. There were three groups of women that the Civil War affected the most. They were the Southern African-American women, the Northern working women, and the suffragists. If it had not been for this war, many great achievements for women wou
Virginia Woolf was a member of a group of writers known as The Bloomsb
Virginia Woolf was a member of a group of writers known as The Bloomsb
Virginia Woolf was a member of a group of writers known as The Bloomsbury Group, named after a residential section of London where Virginia and her husband Leonard lived in the early decades of this century. According to Kathleen McCoy and Judith Harlan, Woolfs group rejected the restraints of propriety and the sexual prudery of Victorian society. They were avant garde in art and literature and remarkably free in their interlocking personal lives. Marital fidelity was not honored, and several
Comparative Analysis of Booker T Washington and Nat Love
Comparative Analysis of Booker T Washington and Nat Love
Comparative Analysis of Booker T. Washington and Nat Love During the period of Reconstruction directly following the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation, there existed an aura of optimism and wishful thinking about the future of race relations in the United States. Many white people felt that the freed slaves and white America working together as freed men would only help the United States prosper as a country. In turn, many of these well wishers aided the cause of African Americans to