• Aunt Jennifer Tigers Poem Life Rich
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    Aunt Jennifer's Tigers By Adrienne Rich Aunt Jennifer's tigers stride across a screen Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree; They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. Aunt Jennifer's fingers fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory needle hard to pull. The massive weight of uncle's wedding band Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer's hand. When Aunt is dead, her terrified hands will lie Still ringed with ordeals she was mastered by The tigers in the ...
  • Aunt Jennifer Tigers Time Line
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    A Closer Look at "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers " Kate Kessel Comp II, Dr. KusnetzFebruary 22, 2005 The poem "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" by Adrienne Rich was written in 1950. At first glance, it appears to be a feminist piece whose sole purpose is to point out the ways in which a particular woman (Aunt Jennifer) is oppressed. However when a closer look is given, there is much more to this piece. When the poem is read line by line, much more meaning can be gleaned from it. "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers prance a...
  • The Story Teller Children Aunt Bachelor
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    Many parents with children know how hard it is to travel on long trips with them. In the short story "The Story Teller" by Saki, an aunt was traveling with 3 little children. When the tries to get the children's attention, the children don't respond to her and continue to disobey her. When a bachelor that was traveling in the same carriage as them starts to tell the offspring's a story, the children, with hesitation at first, start to listen to him with excitement. The bachelor seemed to know w...
  • Rich Aunt Jennifer
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    Imaginative Transformation Adrienne Rich writes, For a poem to coalesce, for a character or an action to take shape, there has to be an imaginative transformation of reality which is no way passive (610). Imaginative transformation means to be able to look at something from different perspectives, what might seem black to one might be white to the another. Imaginative transformation allows one to express themselves freely through their imagination and question the way things are. It allows one t...
  • Aunt Sally Tom Jim Polly
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    chapter 43 summary The doctor shows up the next day with Tom lying on a mattress and Jim walking behind in chains. Tom is comatose due to a fever from the bullet wound, but he is still alive. Aunt Sally takes him inside and starts to take care of him immediately. Tom improves rapidly and is already better by the next day. Huck goes into the bedroom to sit with Tom and see if he is okay. Aunt Sally walks in as well and while both of them are sitting there Tom wakes up. He immediately starts to t...
  • Aunt Willie Charlie Swans Book
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    This Story Summer of the Swans takes place in a little town in West Virginia. The most important character in this book is defiantly Sarah Godfrey. So far in half of this book most of the scenes are with her. When she plays with Boysie, in the beginning, Then when she was talking with Wanda, and when she went with Charlie to see the swans. She is defiantly the most important character in this book. The other characters in this book are Wanda, Charlie, Aunt Willie, Boysie, Frank, and Mary. They ...
  • Rebecca Of Sunnybrook Farm
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    Text: Wiggin, Kate Douglas. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. 1903. New York: Puffin Books, 1994. Setting: A farm in the small town of River boro in York County, in the late 1800's or early 1900's. Major Characters: Rebecca Randall ~ a girl who grows up with a vivid imagination, and a lot of troubles. In the beginning she is ten years old, and by the end she is 17. Aunt Miranda ~ Rebecca's aunt who she lives with and is very strict, harsh, and demanding. Aunt Jane ~ Rebecca's other aunt whom she also...
  • Child Case Study Playing Rough
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    SHORT PROJECT OPTION 1 Child Case Study Who? 5-year old boy (Friends Nephew) Name? "JD " Where? In the Family Room and the Kitchen How many family members are present? Brother (3) Aunt (20) Grandma (60) (PEER SETTING) 30-minute observation Friday 2/25/054: 00 PM Child sitting on floor in front of TV getting ready to watch Ed, Edd, and Eddy. 4: 02 PM Lying down on pillow. 4: 04 PM Asks aunt for banana. 4: 06 PM Eats banana in kitchen 4: 08 PM Eating and watching from kitchen. 4: 10 PM Finishes ba...
  • An Aunt S Hidden Life
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    The mid twentieth century American poet Adrienne Rich was a product of a conservative Southern family. Rich s poem, Aunt Jennifer s Tigers clearly reflects this gender struggle, for it is evident that it is a feminist poem in which the poet criticizes the male-dominated world for frightening and oppressing Aunt Jennifer, leaving her no alternative but to create an alternate world of freedom for herself with her sewing. The main theme of Aunt Jennifer s Tigers is to reveal the hidden, vibrant inn...
  • Black Boy Uncle Clark
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    By: Skeet Peter D'Angelo English 12, Period 6 October 18, 1999 Dear Brother, Hello, how are you doing? How are things in Detroit? I hope that living with Aunt Maggie has been good for you. Aunt Jody and Uncle Clark treated me like a grownup. They gave me a hundred chores and were very hard on me. I did not like my situation in Greenwood with Aunt Jody and Uncle Clark. They made me sleep in a room where a boy once died. Words cannot describe the fear of an encounter with the boy's ghost. Every n...
  • Chinese Cinderella Jun Ling
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    i. Title Chinese Cinderella ii. Author Adeline Yen Mah - Yen Jun-ling iii. Characters Yen Jun-ling/Adeline/Wu Mei (Fifth Daughter) - the main character. She was an unwanted child because she was considered bad luck because she was told to be the cause of her mother's death Aunt Baba - Jun-ling's loving aunt. She's one of the few ones who takes Jun-ling's side in the family, is also Jun-ling's mother's best friend. Ye Ye - Jun-ling's grandfather; her father's father. He is always siding the firs...
  • A Mystical Place Toy Store
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    Have you ever been in a place that left you totally in awe have you ever wished that you could stay in that place forever If only our dreams would always come true! My experience in one of Manhattan's toy stores was wonderful. it was full of beauty; and fortunately, my aunt chose to share this magical place with me. it was almost thanksgiving and my aunt and I were spending quality time together. As i was sitting in her lap, she told me that she knew of a place that I would love. She finally tol...
  • Circle Of Life Aunt Boy Mary
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    The circle of life is a phrase used to describe how we are born, grow up, fall in love, have children, grow old and then die, meanwhile the next generation is being born and goes on to complete the natural circle of life. Bernard Maclaverty uses the theme of the circle of life to tell his story of the relationship between an old lady and a young man, which is told by referring to the past, through memories and to present events. Aunty Mary and the boy are representative of two different eras, th...
  • Smoked Oysters Aunt Woman Mary
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    A crazy, out of control woman is what always came to my mind when I would think of my aunt. My name is Micheal Andrews and I am a thirty-nine year old stockbroker for Prolong Investment Corporation. I am going to tell you a story about my eighty-seven year old aunt whom I really never understood until now. You see, after I was granted power of attorney for my aunt I felt as though it was my responsibilty to look after her. My Aunt Mary was a woman who was looked upon by many as being "weird." F...
  • Georgia O' Keefe Art Keeffe Aunt
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    Georgia O'Keeffe was born on November 15, 1887. She was the second of seven children. Georgia didn't grow up with just her mom and dad; her aunt mostly raised her. Georgia did not care much for her aunt though; she once referred to her as, "the headache of my life." She did although have some respect for her aunt and her strict and self disciplines way of life. Georgia grew up spoiled; she did very little around the house and always wanted things her way. At a young age Georgia began taking pri...
  • Aunt Alexandra Scout Atticus Doesn
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    Chapter 12 Jem and Scouts visit to the first purchase church was in total contrast to what they are used to in their normal visits to church. Scout is surprised to see no hymn books or decorations in the church, which is what she is used to. Scout learns that the black community is worse of than her and live their lives in poverty. She was particularly surprised to learn that many black people could not read. Especially as she has been reading since she was born. Scout learns that Calpurnia taug...
  • My Aunt People Skirts Boy
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    My aunt is a plump and short lady. She has long, straight hair, often tied up in a bun. Her blue eyes twinkle with light, showing the mystery in them. She often greets people with her flashing smile, showing her white pearly teeth. Although my aunt is plump, she is still as pretty as a flower. The reason why I love my aunt so much is because of her helpfulness. Whenever she sees passers-by, especially old ladies needing help, she will immediately lend a helping hand. Our neighbours even gave he...
  • Poem's Representing Women Aunt Jennifer
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    In what ways do two of these poems represent women? The different means, in which women represent women in society, are displayed in conflicting situations that revolve around the central historical and personal context. Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Adrienne Rich's views are shown clearly in their poetry, "How do I love thee?" and "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers." The feeling of being emotionally open and free to feel what they like, are being conflicted by the beliefs of women being oppressed and sil...
  • An Aunt Hidden Life
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    The mid twentieth century American poet Adrienne Rich was a product of a conservative Southern family. Rich s poem, Aunt Jennifer s Tigers clearly reflects this gender struggle, for it is evident that it is a feminist poem in which the poet criticizes the male-dominated world for frightening and oppressing Aunt Jennifer, leaving her no alternative but to create an alternate world of freedom for herself with her sewing. The main theme of Aunt Jennifer s Tigers is to reveal the hidden, vibrant inn...
  • Aunt Julia And The Script Writer
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    The Demons Within There are many interesting, well developed, entertaining, colorful, exciting, and provocative characters in Mario Vargas Ll osa+s novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter. Pedro Camacho is quite a character, as well as Aunt Julia herself. I was even greatly intrigued by such small characters as Cousin Nancy and, believe it or not, the cabdriver who helped find a mayor to marry Aunt Julia and Marito. however, nobody in the whole book interested me more than Marito Varguitas himself...