• Difference In Response To The Doll House
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    Difference in Response to The Doll House A Dolls House is a play written by Henrik Ibsen in 1879 depicting the marriage between Nora and Torvald Helmer. Nora and Torvald fell in love with the conceptions of each other, not their real selves, which in the end causes the marriage to fall apart when they are faced with reality. A Dolls House is set in nineteenth-century Europe. It is the story of Nora, a typical housewife and Torvald, her husband. They have three children and live in a beautiful ho...
  • Barbie Women Doll Designed
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    Our Barbies, Ourselves Summary In an article in Interview Magazine, Emily Prager discuses her opinions of Mattel's toy doll Barbie being designed by Jack Ryan, husband to Zsa Zsa Gabor, and designer of military missiles. The concept that a doll for young girls was designed by such a person greatly shocked Prager.' Suddenly a lot of things made sense to me's ays Prager. The element that Ryan designed Barbie may explain some of the key aspects of the doll itself. Although Barbie was created as a t...
  • Sgt Welch Japanese Doll Cliff
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    The movie a thin Red Line was mainly about a battle that happened during World War II. It showed realistic examples of the combat style of the World War II, and how the Japanese fought. The movies title was named because it was said at the beginning that there is a thin red line that divides the sane from the mad. In this movie some will earn metals others will do anything to get out of the war before they die. This movie was an excellent example of combat and face to face fighting. At the begin...
  • The Doll's House Essay
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    The Doll's House Essay A contributing factor to the story "The Doll s House" by Katherine Mansfield is the characterization of Kezia as she travels in her innocence through the symbolic world of experience. Kezia is essential to the plot because she represents a taboo, offering opposition to common ways of thinking. Through the portrayal of Kezia, as she interacts as the symbolic eccentric, Mansfield emphasizes the powers and blind justification of conformity within a society. The story commence...
  • Dolls House Peculiar Trait
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    April 18, 2001 Eng. II-Cora Alley A Dolls House By Henrik Ibsen Dramatic Critique The P'sPerson: Nora, Torvald Helmer's wife, and mother of Ivar, Bob, and Emmy. Peculiar trait: On the surface Nora's peculiar trait seems to be her obsession for money. Her internal peculiar trait is that she desires to become significant to her husband. She spends money on material objects to decorate their home and dress up the family. The impression of the home appears perfect, like a doll's house. Passion: Nor...
  • Gi Joe United States
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    There are hundreds of thousands of icons throughout the world that represent many different things. (Nach bar and La use 171) GI-Joe is an icon that is sort of out dated now, but represented several things about the United States and the people that lived it. The twelve inch GI-Joe was released by Hasbro Toys in 1964 as the first ever "action figure. It thrived for twelve years, changing from one soldier, to several members of every different military service. (Son) He represented, as the song ...
  • The Doll House Authentic Identity
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    A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen, is a play that was written ahead of its time. In this play Ibsen tackles women's rights as a matter of importance. Throughout this time period it was neglected. A Doll's House was written during the movement of Naturalism, which commonly reflected society. Ibsen acknowledges the fact that in 19 th century life the role of the woman was to stay at home, raise the children and attend to her husband. Nora Helmer is the character in A Doll House who plays the 19 th w...
  • The Bluest Eye Doll Girl Claudia
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    " The Bluest Eye Everywhere we go there are going to be stereotypes that can affect us in our daily lives. Even stereotypes from years ago are still sometimes present today. For years Caucasian blue-eyed dolls was considered the best and most perfect gift for every little girl. For this time period it was considered perfect but many girls did not have the features that the doll had. This in some cases would affect minority's, who would come to think that their features such as dark skin, and na...
  • Barbie Doll Title Perfect Woman
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    this is a piece of crap. all i want to do is find a freaking paper on a poem. Barbie Doll " Barbie Doll" is the title that women in today's society try to live up to. It is also the title of Marge Piercy's poem. The title is perfect for the poem because it is about a woman's quest to become perfect like a Barbie doll. Her quest kills her, but ultimately she gets her wish. 1. "Barbie Doll" isn't just the title for Marge Piercy's poem it's also the title for women in society today... 2. The title...
  • A Doll House Nora Torvald Play
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    Translation Trouble In the play 'A Doll House' the main character, Nora, is in a situation where she is caused to act, emotionally and physically, as a doll to please her husband. Nora has to be very sneaky and conniving in order to be perfect and talked down to by her husband. The translation of this play from Norwegian was a little difficult. The title can either be translated as 'A Doll House' or as 'A Doll's House'. Many people believe either title fits the theme of the play. I believe that ...
  • The Trials Of Toilet Training
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    The Trials of Toilet Training Toilet training is difficult for both parent and child. Based on the research of two psychologists, Nathan Azrin and Richard Foxx, the average child can be fully trained in less than four hours. They began their training with mentally handicapped adults and successfully taught 95% in three days. With the added emphasis on language and verbal rehearsal they attempted to teach children and were astounded at the results. Their methods eliminate the fear damaging the ch...
  • The Bluest Eyes African American
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    "The Bluest Eyes" Toni Morrison was an African American woman that had gone through almost forty years of suppression. In an excerpt from her novel The Bluest Eyes, she tells the story of a young girl named Claudia who receives a white baby doll every Christmas. Claudia does not like the doll so she decided to tear it apart like every other "white baby doll" that she has received. At this time, African American women were still not able to participate in some of the activities that Caucasian wom...
  • Summer Of The Seventeenth Play Characters Doll
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    Essay Question: The situation, the characters, the capacity of the play to keep one guessing and the use of the vernacular are qualities which make 'Summer of the Seventeenth Doll' more than an ordinary play. Discuss. An extraordinary play is where the play, via the actors, exchanges something and leaves and impression on the audience. 'Summer of the Seventeenth Doll' written by Ray Lawler tells about the struggle of how a group of middle-aged adults, living in the '50 s, have to cope with the r...
  • Doll House Nora Torvald Play
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    The Controversial Theme of A Doll House In his play, A Doll House, Henrik Ibsen depicts a female protagonist, Nora Helmer, who dares to defy her husband Torvald, and forsake her "duty" as a wife and mother to seek out her individuality. A Doll House challenges the patriarchal view held by most people at the time that a woman's place was in the home. Many women could relate to Nora's situation. Like Nora, they felt trapped by their husbands and their fathers; however, they believed that the rules...
  • The Best Single Line
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    The best single line from all three essays is, "In playing with a Barbie doll, a girl can control the action, can be omnipotent in a miniature world of her own creation," which was written by Marilyn Ferris Metz in her essay, "Seen Through Rose-Tinted Glass." I chose this line to be my "Golden Line," because I feel that it captures the main idea of a Barbie doll. A young girl playing with a Barbie doll can accurately demonstrate the person she sees herself becoming in the future. This is due to ...
  • A Dolls House Ina
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    In A Doll? s House, the main character Nora, is potraide across to the reader through her verbal and physical actions. She is also described through other characters views and discussions about her. She is represented as a manipulative, selfish and spoilt woman that in the end works it out for herself and leaves. Nora has some certain smartness about her to get what she wants, her ability to manipulate her husband without it looking obvious. Shown on (P. 167), Nora is influencing her husband wit...
  • Acts Like A Child Nora Doll Torvald
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    Literary Essay: A Doll s House The title of the play, A Doll s House, is directly based on how Nora, the main character, is treated and how she behaves throughout the entire play. The title reflects on Nora s life, and what she has faced her entire life. She is basically treated like a doll, her whole life. She feels very much like a doll, and she feels trapped in the world, which she would refer to as a dollhouse, thus giving the title of the play, A Doll s House. A doll has many resemblances ...
  • Doll's House Characters Endings Tidy
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    A Doll's House: Full Of Tidy Endings Doll's House: Full Of Tidy Endings A Doll's House: Full of Tidy Endings It has been said that great works of drama have a universality about them, a timelessness all their own. Many important plays have similarities to one another regardless of the time in which they were written because of this fact. Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House and Harvey Fierstein's On Tidy Endings are certainly no exception to that rule. Although they were written over a hundred years ap...
  • Baby Doll Archie Silva Married
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    The Baby Doll BABY DOLL The play is about a woman named Baby Doll who is married to a man named Archie Meghan. The only reason they got married was because Baby Doll? s father was on his deathbed, and he wanted to know that she would be taken care of. Archie was the only halfway decant man around, so they got married. Archie was not Baby Doll? s first choice, but she married him to please her father. Since Baby Doll wasn? t ready to get married she said that they would have to wait until she was...
  • Bad Girl Barbie Doll Lord
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    Since the beginning of time, toys have often been an indicator of the way a society behaves, and how they interact with their children. For example, in ancient Greece, artifacts recovered there testify that children were simply not given toys to play with as in the modern world. The cruel ritual of leaving a sick child on a hillside for dead, seems to indicate a lack of attention to the young (Lord 16). The same is true of today? s society. As you can see with the number of toy stores in our soc...