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  • Trip In The New Car
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    Title: The Gold Cadillac Author: Mildred D. Taylor Publisher and Publication Date: The Penguin Group, 1998 First published in the United States of America by Dial Books for Young Readers, 1987 Setting: The story took place in the City of Toledo Ohio at the family's home and in the route to the rural South, Mississippi. Main Characters: Lois, Wilma, Mom, Dad Plot Summary: This story is about a family who got a new car, a Cadillac. They decided to take a trip in the new car. They were riding from ...
  • Practice Of Foot
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    Women in China at the beginning of the twentieth century China was suffering a great loss at the beginning of the twentieth century since half of its citizens were not able to contribute much to the country. The Chinese society at that time was male dominated, so though women comprised almost half of the total population, they had actually very little part to play in uplifting the country economically, socially and intellectually. Nevertheless, Chinese women should not be blamed for that. They h...
  • Families Of Pre Industrialized Europe
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    Chaffee 1 Brandon Chaffee AP European History / Honors EnglishTeagarden / Walker Periods 5-61 March 2005 The Women, Family, and Household of Pre-Industrial Europe Many of people today feel trapped inside their homes, just how the women of Pre-Industrial Europe felt. Working day in and day out inside the homes, just to keep the family together, and make a little money on the side, these women were an integral part of Pre-Industrial families. Not only were the women important to Pre-Industrial Eur...
  • Filipino Families
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    WOMEN: Women have High status in Filipino society. Filipino women were given the right of suffrage long before some of their western and eastern sisters Women maintain a very high profile in public life. They have entered professions that in other countries are traditionally reserved for men. They are doctors, lawyers, and bankers and dominate the fields of education and pharmacy. They generally acquire more formal education than males at every level. From a young age they are given much more re...
  • Are Families Dangerous By Barbara Ehrenreich
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    Families are the foundation for every human being According to Barbara Ehrenreich in "Are Families Dangerous? ", families are the most dangerous place to be, because of several reasons. First, for women the most unsafe place to be is inside her own home. This is because the people who love you the most are the ones who abuse and murder their loved ones. According to Charles Fourier, "the family is the barrier to human progress", which leads me to believe that Ehrenreich is trying to portray the ...
  • The Nineteenth Century
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    During the colonial period, granted the role of homemaker and mother, a woman was the center of the household. A woman was to immerse herself into the home and subordinate herself to her husband. However, as time progresses and the nineteenth century opens, the woman begins to work outside the home and emerges to breathe the air of freedom and self-determination. In the early history of the colonies, women married prematurely which increased the birthrate. Women generally married a man for finan...
  • Three Years At Home With His Family
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    Gulliver's Travels Part One The first part of this novel, which consists of chapters 1-8, is very interesting and should keep the readers attention. It starts off telling of young Gulliver's childhood. It mentions three years at college, and his dreams of being a sailor. After his brief time at school he become an apprentice to Mr. James Bates. After explaining the early years of Gulliver's life the author begins to tell about a few of Gulliver's voyages at sea. Eventually returning home, Gulliv...
  • Home
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    The Odysseus we know from the epic poem The Odyssey is very different emotionally than the same character described by Alfred Lord Tennyson (under a different name) in his poem Ulysses. Tennyson's Ulysses is melancholy about the state of his home and wishes to return to the open sea, while Homer's Odysseus is happy to return home after twenty long years on the seas. Tennyson's Ulysses describes "how dull it is to pause, to make an end" and how he wishes for excitement, adventure, and "new things...
  • Meg And Jo
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    Summary of Part One Little Women tells the story of the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they grow from childhood to adulthood. The story is set during the Civil War times. The March girls are struggling because their father is away at war and funds are limited. Jo and Meg have to work outside from home, not only because their father is away at war but also, because he lost all of his money trying to help a friend in need. Jo works for her bitter Aunt March. Meg spends her days teac...
  • Admiration For Ernie's Sporting Talents In Basketball
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    INTRODUCTION - Sally Dingo the author of Ernie Dingo the King of the Kids, positions us as we read through the book for us to feel almost we had known him all through his life, and that we are like mates toward him. we may feel sympathy for one of their beloved family member dies or admiration for Ernie's sporting talents in basketball, he was usually called 'show pony'. SADNESS-Many people that Ullie, Bessie and Ernie loved passed away in the story. Many of them were close family relatives; fri...
  • Victim Of Loss Like Ruby
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    Jimmy and Ruby are the most obvious victims in Stolen, but all suffer in their different ways. Discuss The most obvious victims in a tragedy like the Stolen generation are those in whom the pain and suffering endured is visible to all. Jane Harrison's 'Stolen' presents Ruby and Jimmy as the most obvious victims but not necessarily the greatest, as may be naively assumed. The remaining characters, Anne, Shirley and Sandy all suffer huge depths of despair, yet their suffering appears to lessen to ...
  • Granby's Funeral Home
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    How to plan for a funeral The topic of my research assignment is planning and the steps to take when there is a death in the family. My search brought me to Granby's funeral home on White Plains road. There I discovered the truth of how expensive the funeral process is and the benefits to yourself and your family for the simple act of pre-planning. It was a cold Halloween afternoon; I thought to myself what better day to go to a funeral home than on this day of the dead. On that note I set off t...
  • Jo And Alcott
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    Louisa May Alcott was an exceptional novelist in a time when few female authors were recognized. She lived in the midst of the turmoil caused by the American Civil War. As a nurse in that war, she saw horrors that no one should have to experience. Later, she would draw on these experiences to write Hospital Sketches (1863). Bronson Alcott, Alcott's father, was a pioneer of the transcendentalist movement, along with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. He founded several schools that all ...
  • Ts For Dual Career Couples With Children
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    1. Introduction As we enter the 21st century with all its challenges and opportunities, the idea of the traditional family has changed. Now, the dual-earner family, with husband and wife each maintaining separate careers and contributing to the financial success of the household, has become commonplace. The economic commitments and expectations of today's world often require two incomes to meet the overall expenses of the family. The biggest questions are often, "How will we plan for our own ret...
  • Family Marylee
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    Written on the Wind, the 1957 film directed by Douglass Sir is incredibly melodramatic; written and performed like a soap opera. The characters are built on extremes -- if a person has a flaw, the flaw is exaggerated to the point where it becomes a real problem. One character that becomes a real problem in the film is Marylee Hadley, the daughter of the very rich and successful oil tycoon Jasper Hadley. Marylee is not the average lady of the 1950's. In fact, in that time, a woman like her would ...
  • Feeling Of Family And Home
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    My family has unquestionably generated the greatest influence in my life. And when I speak of family, I speak not only of my parents and siblings, but also of my grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Love, honesty, and respect are three important values of a strong family. Growing up, Tom had these all. He said", there was less mobility back then, so people stayed where they grew up" (Personal Interview). Therefore family life was a much stronger nucleus. He also said", if someone sincerely s...
  • Different From The Family Life In Switzerland
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    Family life is the basic unit of our society. For example, how the distribution of roles are spread between the different family members. Apparently there are some similarities between family life in Australia and Switzerland. For example, in Switzerland, as in Australia, the family forms a strong union in which every member has to make their contribution. So, a comparison of family life in Australia and Switzerland reveals a lot of similarities but only a few differences. Firstly t, the role of...

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