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  • Clever Dr Sloper And Morris Townsend
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    One of the major themes in Washington Square is a theme of failure, failure of characters and failure of relationships between characters. Austin Sloper is a failure from the very beginning because he failed to produce a daughter he could be proud of. In the end, Catherine does not follow Dr. Sloper's orders and thus he fails in his control of his daughter. Similarly, Morris's only chance to succeed would be to marry a rich girl. However, he fails in doing so. The war between Dr. Sloper and Morr...
  • Sexual Abuse Incest Victims And Their Families
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    "INCEST"I never in life want to see you again! Door slams. Mother breaks down and cries again. She lies down in her room. Her son lies beside her to comfort her. Mom rubbed him, kissed, and told him she loved him. She woke him up in the morning; he gathered his pajamas from the edge of the bed and on the floor. Mom today was extremely happy this morning. Dad no longer being around and me taking his place was just the thing that mom needed. Are there true causes to why there is a desire to want t...
  • A Conversation With My Father Story Analysis
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    The short-story "A Conversation with My Father", by Grace Paley, combines several themes and the author uses the elements of abandonment, denial, irony, humor and foreshadowing, to bring this emotional story together. This story is mainly about the relationship between a parent and his / her child. The primary characters are a father, and his child. There is no mention of whether the child is his daughter or son. The tone of the story and the conversations made me believe that the old man has a ...
  • Vito And Lucia
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    Separation from their original home was one of the many past events that caused tensions and turmoil between a father and his two daughters. While each individuals thoughts about each other fluxuated between both positive and negative, one thing remained constant through out the progression of the poem, the ever enduring presence of religion, faith and its beliefs. Religion has always had a place in the life of Vito and his family, he had his own ways of using his faith to comfort himself as wel...
  • Struggle Of The Daughter
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    While I have yet to experience the thrills of fatherhood, I would be astounded to learn that the author was not a father himself. When reading this poem, I actually felt the compassion, and love, for which the author was feeling towards his daughter. In my opinion, there are actually two stories being told within this poem. The first simply being a narrative of what the author is experiencing at a certain moment of time, and the second is that of an underlying theme of love and pride that a fath...
  • Their Father Due To Their Parents
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    I. BACKROUND INFORMATION Jill Stacey Moreland (born Ita bari N jeri) was born in Brooklyn, New York. She started off as being a singer / actress ; but she found a calling in journalism. She obtained her B.S. from Boston University, and then later on she received her M.S. form Columbia University. She worked as a writer for numerous projects, and then was the author of three books. She wrote "Family Portraits and Personal Escapades,"The Challenge of Diversity", and "Reflections of a New World Bla...
  • Father And Daughter Relationship
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    The love between father and daughter. Sometimes it's shared, however most often the father loves the daughter unconditionally whatever might happen. This peach story is very sad and colorless, to a point where if we did not have the peaches one would not be able to finish reading it. One day we have this father and daughter relationship. The girl whom from what we get in the story rarely comes to see her father: 'although she couldn't remember when they had been together before' pg 60. The fathe...
  • Larry Cook
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    A Thousand Acres, by Jane Smiley, is a story of incest, ignorance, and the imperialistic voice of the almighty man. Ignorance of being lead by a man, particular views of Rose and Ginny, and domesticated to believe that 'When we are good girls and accept our circumstances, we " re glad about it... When we are bad girls, it drives us crazy' (99). The imperialistic voice usually comes from the omnipotent Larry Cook, Rose, Ginny, and Caroline's father. And the incestuous relations only entangle this...
  • Othello Of Kidnapping His Daughter
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    Father of the Bride While little girls are eagerly anticipating the day they will meet the man of their dreams, they are also imagining up their dream wedding. Fathers, on the other hand, are secretly dreading the day to come. They do their best to see that the "right" man will marry their daughter. But at the same time, they want to try to keep them from meeting him so soon. In William Shakespeare's Othello, Brabantio is protective, racially prejudiced, and a heartbroken man. He represents the ...
  • Early In His Marriage To Mrs Bennet
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    Most people realize that they can help either themselves or others by analyzing situations they have found themselves in, in the past and preventing themselves or others from repeating those same mistakes. The novel, Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen describes the events in the lives of a family composed of an irresponsible father and a foolish mother whose only concern consists of getting her daughters married off and having a place to live once her husband passes away. The novel takes...
  • Good Parents To Snow White
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    When one thinks of parents, one thinks of parents as the source of protection and love. However, in many fairytales, parents are portrayed as unreliable, and sometimes the biological mother or father is the actual culprits of their children's ill fate. For example, why would Little Red Riding Hood's mother actually let her young daughter travel in the woods, in winter, by herself? The mother knows there's a chance that her daughter could get raped, beaten, or killed. In "The Tiger's Bride", the ...
  • Abort The Unborn Child
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    From the earliest recorded history, in Biblical times, through the late eighteen hundreds, and even in many places today, the person with a disability of any kind, has been considered a "Dog of the Earth". Although it is much better today than it was one hundred years ago, there are still people who justify the slaughtering of an unborn child by claiming that he or she will have a life altering disease that could, in reality, be an unforeseen blessing. In the story Along the Frontage Road by Mic...
  • Life Of A Clergyman's Daughter
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    A Clergyman's Daughter Author: A Clergyman's Daughter Essay, Research Paper Author: George Orwell Title: A Clergyman's Daughter Title explanation: The title is called A Clergyman's Daughter, because the book gives a description of Dorothy's life as a clergyman's daughter. Cast of characters The main character is Dorothy Hare, the only child of a reverend. Further more, the reverend Charles Hare, Dorothy's father. Mr. Warburton, Dorothy's friend. Nobby, an other friend of Dorothy's. Mrs. Creevy, ...
  • Essay Only Daughter
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    An Analysis of Only Daughter Many things contribute to the development of a child as it grows up. In return these same things can affect a way a person acts as an adult. Everything from family heritage, friends, and relatives influence children as their minds develop. In the essay, Only Daughter, Sandra Cisneros credits being the only daughter in a Mexican-American family for making her the writer she is today. Cisneros was the only daughter in a family of nine. Not only was she the only daughte...

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