• My Antonia Lena Jim Marry
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    "A plump, fair skinned girl was standing in the doorway. She looked demure and pretty, and made a graceful picture in her blue cashmere dress and little blue hat, with a plaid shawl neatly about her shoulders and a clumsy pocket book in her hand." This is the first glimpse of the transformation from girl to successful woman of Lena Lingard in My Antonia, by Willa Cather. In the beginning of the book, Lena is portrayed as a struggling dressmaker, who because of her personality, goals, and motivat...
  • Marriage In The Victorian
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    Marriage in the Victorian In the Victorian, marriage was seen mainly as bringing up ones status, people didn t marry for love they married for money. In this case, Victorians kept marriage between family members to keep the wealth there. Throughout many Victorian works this trend in seen often. In Thomas Hardy s novel, Desperate Remedies, in the beginning we learn that Cytherea had to end her relationship with Ambrose Grade, because she was going to be with her cousin who she had prior flirtatio...
  • The Crucible 2 Abigal Williams
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    'The crucible'; In the novel 'The Crucible'; I believe is the strongest force in Salem. The emphasis of my essay is to make you (the reader) agree with my sentiments. I will do so through quotes and acts of Abigal Williams. Through out the novel Abigal Williams does many acts to make her look deceitful, dishonest, greedy, corrupt, and as the twenty first century is creeping upon us yes even bitchy. Throughout the novel Abigal Williams is in search of a man, which she has seduced and will stop at...
  • Pride And Prejudice 8
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    "Different ideas of the woman's role in society, especially marriage" ("Pride and Prejudice", chapter 6) 1. Summary (and "Einordnung" in the context of the novel) Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice' deals with the English upper-class society in the early 19 th century. The main characters are the five daughters in the Bennet family, who have to marry into a wealthy family so that they can be financially taken care of. As there is no son in the Bennet family, all family possession will be i...
  • Bobby Shafto Bonny Knee Silver
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    BOBBY SHAFTO Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, silver buckles on his knee, He " ll come back and marry me, Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's tall and slim, he's always dressed so neat and trim The lasses they all keek at him! Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, silver buckles on his knee He " ll come back and marry me, Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gett in' a bairn, for to dangle in his air mIn his air and on his knee, Bonny Bobby Shafto Bobby Shafto's gone to sea, silver buckles on his...
  • Mrs Bennet Jane Charlotte Marry
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    Charlotte Lucas' and Elizabeth Bennet's discussion in chapter six reveals their feelings on how Jane should act towards Mr. Bingley, their feelings on marriage in general, and also foreshadows Charlotte's marriage. While, Charlotte's view reflects the ideas about marriage of the majority of the characters in this novel, Elizabeth feels very differently. In addition, Charlotte's ideas show us why she will eventually come to marry Mr. Collins. In all, Elizabeth's argument is much more reasonable,...
  • Pedro Tita Rosura Mother
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    Pedro Pedro is a guy who is interested in marrying Tita but cannot due to Tita's mother. Titas mother told her she couldn't marry anyone until her mother died. One day Pedro and his father paid Tita a little visit. Pedro was planning on asking Titas hand in marriage. Instead Mama Elena offered Rosura's hand, Titas older sister, to marry Pedro. Pedro considered this option, his response was "Of course I will keep it, when your told there's no way you can marry the woman you love and your only ho...
  • Marvell Vs Herrick Coyness Lady Were No Crime
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    During the 17 th century the style of writing was changing from poems about death to ones whose subject was about living life to it's fullest extent. This kind of writing was also known as care diem. Robert Herrick and Andrew Marvell were two of the first care diem poets. Although their styles were similar their subjects differed. Both Marvell and Herrick used metaphors in their writing. In To His Coy Mistress, Marvell writes, "Had we but world enough, and time, This coyness lady were no crime,"...
  • Queen Elizabeth And Henry Viii
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    She took over the position of England's leader when her father Henry VIII died. She didn't care one way or the other what everyone's religion was. So she made Anglican the national church, and she didn't bother anyone who practiced other religions. She had no problem with other countries invading because they all wanted to marry into the royal family. So Elizabeth held her ground and never married, this way she insured England's safety. So instead of marrying she just played everyone. Her cousi...
  • Marry Paris Romeo Juliet Tybalt
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    Who is to blame for the death of Romeo and Juliet? Romeo. He acted too hastily throughout the play. He shouldn't have asked Juliet to marry him so suddenly, and he should have thought more carefully before rushing back to Verona after hearing of Juliet's death. He also acted violently and without thinking when he killed Tybalt and, later, Paris. Juliet. She shouldn't have deceived and disobeyed her parents. Like Romeo, she was too hasty in rushing into marriage. She was already engaged to marry...
  • The Wedding Black A Chance
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    In "The Wedding," by Dorothy West, the major development I saw was in the character of Shelby. From the beginning till the end, the character changes and deals with many changes. Throughout the novel Shelby knows what she wants, knows she never gave a black a chance, and then decides whom she will marry. At the beginning of the novel, Shelby is well focused and knows what she wants. She doesn't care of what others think. Shelby stays focused on what going to take place and continues with the wed...
  • Importance Of Being Ernest
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    All the Wrong Reason to Marry The work that will be discussed in this essay is the "The Importance of Being Ernest" and it was written by Oscar Wilde. The topic of marriage in this play involves the manipulative desires and dishonest values of marriage. The female characters in this story including Cecily, Gwendolen, and Lady Bracknell are all guilty of scheming and controlling marriage. The desires and mentalities of these women are identical to the women of the Victorian Period. The men in thi...
  • Abby Marry Witch Girls
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    7. I have chosen the character Abigail and will show the impact she had on the witch hunt in Salem because of her strong leadership and the accusations she made towards others in Salem. Abby was a very fluensul girl in the play and the other girls looked up to her and would follow along for what ever she told them. A few examples of something that she did was she wanted to get rid of elizabeth so she used the witch hunts to here advanatege. She seen Marry Warren in court making a poppet for Eliz...
  • The Effects Of Marriage On America
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    This paper will report on six effects marriage has on America and its people. These include who, when, why, what, and where. We will look at who marries whom, when people get married, why the rate of marriage is at such a low, what effect marriage has on America, and where the instability in marriage come from. Our first topic of study includes who marries whom. In general, American people tend to marry individuals of the same social and economical class. Some marriages do occur outside this cl...
  • Taming Of The Shrew
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    The Taming of the Shrew is one of the earliest comedies written by William Shakespeare. In The Taming of the Shrew, Petruchio was the only suitor willing to court Kate, the more undesirable of Baptista's two daughters. Kate was never described as unattractive, but was known for her shrewish behavior around all of Padua. Bianca, on the other hand was very sweet and charming and beautiful; for these reasons many suitors wooed her. Kate was presented to be much more intelligent and witty than Bianc...
  • Popular Belief That Women Elizabeth Marriage Marry
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    'Pray God would send our mistress a husband.' A statement made by Lord Cecil in 1566. During the reign of Elizabeth I it was commonly expected that Elizabeth would marry, for many reasons, but primarily to produce an heir to safeguard the future of the Tudor Dynasty, which would have been considered the duty of a Queen. Many historians have suggested that Elizabeth chose to remain unmarried, fairly early on in her reign. The historian Elton made this comment on the issue of Elizabeth's marriage,...
  • Scott Fitzgerald Marry Life Age
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    1. The tragedy that consumed and eventually destroyed F. Scott Fitzgerald's life was his father's failure as a provider for his family and as a role model to his children. 2. F. Scott Fitzgerald's personal goal from a young age was to a rich and famous writer. He wanted to differ from his father who was the complete opposite from his dream in life and mangle with high society. 3. Three disappointments in F. Scott Fitzgerald's life were: the first girlfriend who left him because he didn't have e...
  • Marry Higgins Freddy Streets Day
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    Dear Eliza, Throughout my miserable life, I have been poor. I was always drunk and was never a good father figure for you, my only offspring. Just recently, Erv a Wannafeller has past away. In his will, he left me his fortune only if I lectured at the Wannafeller Moral Reform World League up to six times a year. When I was poor, I lived day-by-day from the little amount of money I begged from people on the streets only to buy alcohol to relieve my pain in the real world. Now that I'm rich, I am ...
  • Romeo An Juliet Act 3 Scene 5
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    In Act 3 Scene 5 Romeo and Juliet are in her bedroom as daylight approaches. They pretend for a short minute that it really is still the night, but the Nurse arrives to tell Juliet her mother approaches. Romeo descends from the balcony to the ground and bids her goodbye. Lady Capulet tells Juliet she has news to cheer her up, namely the planned wedding with Paris. Juliet tells her that she would sooner marry Romeo rather than Paris. Capulet himself enters and becomes furious when Juliet refuses ...
  • Marry Warren John Proctor Abby
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    English 11 The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a play, first viewed in 1954, about the Salemn Witch Trials. The play takes place in Salemn Massachusetts, which was then a strict Puritan town. This play is not only about the ruined lives and deaths of hundreds of people, but even more so about the selfish greed, apathy, and revenge of people in this small town. These are the main characters of the play. Several of the characters came to many crossroads in their lives and were forced to make some ver...