• Technology Transfer Twentieth Century
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    Analyzing the transfer of technology from one place to another can be a very difficult task. People have tried to trace the origins of specific technologies and map out what cultures it affected, why and what impact the technology had on history. Books have been written on conclusions that authors have made after doing the research I have suggested. I believe that obtaining the information to write a book about this subject is extremely hard and confusing, this is a personal assumption that I ha...
  • The Nineteenth Century Americans Slavery States
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    The Nineteenth Century American The Nineteenth Century American was very different than the Twentieth Century American. They had different technology, food, laws, dress, customs, view of art and beauty, and family structure. They lived a lot differently than we do and they acted differently, also. They liked different things, and had different customs, also. They spoke English, but used different words and words had different meanings. The Nineteenth Century American ate many different things, ...
  • Forces For Change In Nineteenth Century Europe
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    Forces for Change in Nineteenth Century Europe The nineteenth century transformed the lives of the European population from the Feudal world to a new industrial, dynamic world. It was not, however, the nineteenth century alone which produced such a great change. It was the evolutionary developments prior to the nineteenth century that paved the way for an era of rapid and fundamental change. This tidal wave of change reached its crescendo in the nineteenth century and was characterized by popula...
  • Victorian Literature Jane Eyre
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    When considering the debatable relevance / irrelevance of the study of nineteenth century literature to students today, works of the Victorian era, such as Charlotte Bronte s classical masterpiece, Jane Eyre, can be used as an example. Jane Eyre contains such issues as religion, the role of women and morality during the Victorian Era. It is through the relevance of these issues that one can judge the appropriate / inappropriate study of nineteenth century literature in today s society. Through t...
  • 19th Century Theatre Playwrights Speeches Style
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    The nineteenth century was a very important time in plays and playwrights throughout the world. Many playwrights were taking new directions in their plays and there were also many new playwrights taking their chances at writing great plays. Women were starting to make appearances also as playwrights in the theatre. In this paper I'm going to discuss some of the nineteenth century playwrights and what they did. Just as the eighteenth century was coming to an end, there were many political and soc...
  • Industrialization Nineteenth Century
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    As George Donelson Moss, author of America in the twentieth century states it; modern America emerged during the last thirty years of the nineteenth century. With most of the century consisting of farmers and smaller towns and country-like living, the later parts of the century brought industrialization and businesses. This changes forced Americans to view and live life differently. Of the important elements that influenced America in the nineteenth century, industrialization and immigration are...
  • How People Interacted With Eac
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    This paper will compare and contrast the ways people interacted with each other in the sixteenth-century Europe, nineteenth-century England, and the 1950 s in the United States. The paper will state how people were introduced to one another, expressed their sexual feelings, and meeting on casual acquaintances. The next three paragraphs will talk about what happened during the time periods. This will maybe tell why people behaved that way during that time period. Then the comparing and contrasti...
  • Sense And Sensibility Jane Austen
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    Sense and Sensibility was the first novel written by Jane Austen and it reflects the views and ideas of a young girl of twenty-two. It includes autobiographical elements, as do other novels written by her. Jane Austen had only one sister, Cassandra, and the two were very attached. The connection that existed between Jane and Cassandra is to be found between Elinor and Marianne. The two women of the novel also resemble their real- life counterparts in their nature and attitude. Elinor possesses ...
  • The Movement For Women's Rights Inside The Yellow Wallpaper
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    Women have been mistreated, enchained and dominated by men for most part of the human history. Until the second half of the twentieth century, there was great inequality between the social and economic conditions of men and women (Pearson Education). The battle for women's emancipation, however, had started in 1848 by the first women's rights convention, which was led by some remarkable and brave women (Pearson Education). One of the most notable feminists of that period was the writer Charlotte...
  • The Fear Of Science
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    To live in the today's world is to be surrounded by the products of science. For it is science that gave our society color television, the bottle of aspirin, and the polyester shirt. Thus, science has greatly enhanced our society; yet, our society are still afraid of the effect of science. This fear of science can be traced back to the nineteenth century where scientist had to be in experimenting with science. Although science did wonders in the nineteenth century, many people feared science an...
  • Children's Literature Century Childhood Writers
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    Failure to Grow Up: Loss of Innocence and Childhood in the Works of Blake, Barrie, and Milne "Know you what it is to be a child It is to be something very different from the man of today. It is to have a spirit yet streaming... it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief; it is to be so little that the elves can reach to whisper in your ear; it is to turn pumpkins into coaches, lowliness into loftiness, and nothing into everything, for each child has its fairy godmot...
  • Nineteenth Century Nord Female Women
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    Nord, Deborah Epstein. " Marks of Race: Gypsy Figures and Eccentric Femininity in Nineteenth-Century Women s Writing." Victorian Studies. Vol. 41 No. 2. Indiana: Indiana University Press, winter 1998. Deborah Nord opens her essay with the declaring statement that nineteenth century literature applies the gypsy figure as the epitome of everything that defies the Victorian English character. She reasons that the gypsy is the perfect inimical figure to be the antithesis of English middle class soc...
  • Short Story Maupassant Mathilde Life
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    Pros Excellent character study Cons The protagonist is less than perfect The Bottom Line Guy de Maupassant's story has stood the test of time and is as relevant today as when Maupassant wrote it in the late nineteenth century. An Introduction Guy de Maupassant's short story "The Necklace" weaves a tale about Madame Mathilde Lois el who dreams of the finer things of life and is not content with her secure, middle class lifestyle. The price she pays for a single evening of elegance turns into year...
  • Industrialization And Imperialism 1750 1900
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    The Industrial Revolution In the second half of the eighteenth century, significant changes in the economy of Western Europe began to transform the region. Collectively the forces of change, which brought about a shift from an agrarian economy to one based on machine manufacture, are called the Industrial Revolution. One scholar, David Landes, has argued that the Industrial Revolution "changed man's life more than anything since the discovery of fire." For Landes, the Industrial Revolution was a...
  • Immigrants Came In From Everywhere Women Americans Jobs African
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    During the late Nineteenth Century our country was going through an industrial change. With this change the status and contributions of women, african americans, native americans, and immigrants were also changing. Most of the changes were positive and were encouraged by most. As families became strapped for cash women were forced to work and were given jobs of somewhat decent pay and had an essential role in the emerging of factories. Most african americans were freed of slavery during this po...
  • Nineteenth Century Labor Workers Strike
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    In the latter part of the nineteenth century the United States experienced rapid industrial growth. While the captains of industry accumulated huge amounts of wealth, the workers who toiled in their factories experienced no real rise of standard of living. Factory workers faced dangerous conditions, long work days, low pay and little or no control over the fate of their jobs. Children and women were exploited; women earned less than men for the same work, and children worked long hard days in th...
  • 19th Century Social Issues
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    The social issues of the renaissance to romantic era are directly reflected to, and directly influence the social issues of the nineteenth century. This is evident by studying past works of English literature from important time periods. In early renaissance times, the social issues dealt with power struggle, and class difference influenced many plays, and poems written by Shakespeare. By expressing these social issues through his plays, he was able to communicate to the public in a passive,...
  • Crime And Punishment Nineteenth Century
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    Crime and Punishment in the Victorian England Crime is an act or omission forbidden by law and punishable upon conviction. This includes public offenses often classified as treason, felony, and misdemeanor. And, punishment is an act of punishing. To punish somebody is to afflict somebody with pain, loss, or suffering. The nineteenth century was the pivotal period of change in England in the treatment of criminals. In that period, public opinion began to turn against the barbaric severity of han...
  • Maculation Of Women Husband Nora Wife
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    Manipulation of Women In the play A Doll House by Henrik Ibsen, symbolizes the nature of Helmer's marriage. The play was less about the rights of women than about human rights; generally less about the particular social conditions responsible for the position of women (Diyanni 1053). In nineteenth-century Norway, the need for individual of both sexes is to treat each other with mutual respect (Diyanni 1053). In nineteenth-century males were dominant and authority. A wife was not allowed to cont...
  • Role Of Women In The 19 Th Century 19
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    Role of Females In the nineteenth century women were perceived in many different ways. Two noted nineteenth century writer were john Stuart Mill and Henrik Ibsen. Even though most of their stories were greatly different they did share the common thought that women are their own people and should be free. Mill described women of all classes as the unwilling subjects of more powerful males. He saw a potential for social change. Mill compared the subjection of women to that of other subject classe...