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  • Mud Head Warrior Kachina
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    We believe they (Kachina Dolls) are personifications of the katrina spirits, originally created by the in their physical embodiment... ' - Alph H. SecakukuTo understand the meaning of the kachina dolls, it is necessary to understand Hopi culture, because one does not exist without the other. It has been found that the Hopi's main ancestors were the Anasazi, a group of people who at about the time of Christ came to depend on agriculture. They represent various beings, from animals to clouds. They...
  • Dolls Before Barbie
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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 ...
  • Male Army Doll
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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 g...
  • Goo Dolls In Their Song
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    All I ever needed to know about love, I learned form the Goo Goo Dolls. This band with songs such as "Iris", "Slide", and "Black Balloon" speak of the longing that comes with love lost for example in the song "Black Balloon" The singer talks about the fact that "A thousand other boys could never reach you, how could I have been the one". In "Iris" The speaker talks about the fact that regardless of what the world thinks, his love will continue, "you can't fight the tears that ain't coming, but I...
  • Little White Doll For Christmas
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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 nap...
  • Roles And Attitudes Of The Doll
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    Simmel, Marx, and Mead After reading the specified passage #8, pages 101-108, I sat back and thought about who and what we have studied this semester. The information in the passage connected with three of the five major sociological minds that we have studied: Simmel, Marx, and Mead. The beginning of the passage talks about immigrants starting a new life in a new place, and what we a Americans think about it, which reminds me of Georg Simmel. A lot of the passage talks about how class and jobs ...
  • Doll's Pants
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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...
  • Play With The African Barbie Dolls
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    Girls can be whatever they want to be, as long as they are sexy when they grow up. This is the message the ever-so-popular Barbie doll has been pushing on Americas youth since 1959. When Barbie first hit the market, the creator, Ruth Handler, stated that she wanted to make the perfect role model for her children, Barbie and Ken. Parents everywhere ripped open their wallets, stampeded to the stores, and ate the concept up. They wanted their daughters to be just like Barbie Roberts. They even want...
  • Dismember The Baby Doll
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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...
  • Begins And The Matreshka Doll
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    Russian Matreshka. Good morning ladies and gentlemen! My name is Elena, I am from Russia. I am glad to be here today and make a presentation for you. The topic of my presentation is a Matreshka. I chose this topic as Matreshka is a traditional Russian souvenir, a doll, a toy and children played with such a toy even hundred years ago in Russia. Also Matreshka is a symbol of Russia, and considered to be one of the phenomenon in the world folk art. It is very popular not only with the connoisseurs ...
  • Play's Situation
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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...
  • Three Items
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    When I die and Saint Peter greets me at the pearly gates, he " ll give me a gunny sack in which containing three items that are precious to me. Each item I will tell you of what importance they are to me and why. When I was around five or six I had this cabbage patch doll that I used to carry around with me everywhere. My Grandparents got it for me when I was two or three, and it meant the world to me. I never went anywhere without it. It was like my best friend, I dragged it around by it's arm ...
  • Point In Australian Theatre History
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    Why was the summer of the seventeenth doll a significant milestone in Australian theatre history? In your answer discuss the play, the era and the playwright. "The summer of the seventeenth doll", was written by Ray Lawler in the great domed reading room of the Victorian State Library. It is seen as a significant turning point in Australian theatre history because of its authenticity and closely depicted Australian characters. Theatre in Australia during the beginning of the 20th century had bee...
  • Doll's House And On Tidy Endings
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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...
  • Silva And Baby Doll
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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 r...
  • Real Life Barbie Doll
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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 soci...

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