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  • Calixta's Feelings For Alcee
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    The short story 'The Storm'; by Kate Chopin, deals with the subject of adultery. The story takes place in the early 1900's. There are two main characters, Calixta (the wife) and Alcee (the former lover). Alcee must take refuge from a passing storm in Calixta's house, while he is there the two end up making love while Calixta's husband and son have to wait out the storm at the local store. By doing this Chopin implies the theme that is, adultery is natural and does not necessarily have negative c...
  • Sons And Daughters
    985 words
    Sara Al-matroudWriting Women's Worlds is some stories on the Bedouin Egyptian people. In this book, the writer Lia Adu-Lughod's stories differ from the conventional ones. While reading, we discover the customs and values of the Bedouin people. We see Migdim, a dominator of the people. Even though her real age is never given, one can assume that she is at the end of her life, maybe in her mid to late eighties. Migdim's life seems to include all the changes inside the Boutin community. Throughout ...
  • Rukmani's Relationship With Nathan
    392 words
    Nectar in a Sieve In Kamala Markanday's Nectar in a Sieve, Rukmani is portrayed as a positive woman and provides the ideal sufferer and nurturer. Rukmani displays suffering, strength, and a positive outlook throughout out the book. Even after all the blows she receives, poverty, famine, her husbands infidelity, and the deaths of her sons, she accepts the blows and then moves on, not spending very much time on the problem. Rukmani's relationship with Nathan, her husband, is the center of her emot...
  • Melinda And Eliza
    540 words
    Women set the standards of emotional strength, physical endurance and bear the weight of not just their world on their shoulders but that of their children, husbands, and parents, adopted and immediate family. The women from The Escape and Uncle Tom's Cabin have much in common. Melinda and Eliza are both beautiful, both wanted sexually by white men, and both have given their hearts to their mates Glen and George. They both share the burden of slavery and the constant noose around their necks tha...
  • Son In The Begging Of The Movie
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    Monster's Ball Monster's ball really doesn't give much sound at all. Instead of depending on sound or tone music the movie express' the emotions of the characters by showing more face close ups and body movements. The viewer is made to sense and feel the emotion of the character just by the acting that is being done. For example when P. Diddy is being taken on his last walk, the camera in focused on him in front of the guards and it shows his sweaty face, enlarged eyes, and flaring nostrils repr...
  • Significant Point Of The Book Of Ruth
    560 words
    Ruth The Book of Ruth, though short, plays a very significant role in the Bible. Ruth is really the only women in the entire bible to have an entire chapter devoted to her, however short that chapter may be. The Book of Ruth resembles the Book of Jonah, in that they both have a moral lesson, but this lesson may not be why the Book of Ruth was written. Because of the Book of Ruth, we know that during the time it was written it was not a completely patriarchal society, that women played a, small b...
  • Police To The Court
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    I am Nancy Cohen, wife of Ivan Cohen, who was charged and convicted of possession and distribution of Child Pornography. Last week, Radio, TV and the newspapers stated the court of Appeal decision to uphold the conviction, but, to reduce the sentence from 14 months in jail, to 14 months of house arrest. After 4 years of silence, I, my husband and our children want our side of the story told. This won't change what has happened, but, as a family, we want the community to know the facts that were ...
  • New Ideals Of Men In Nicaragua
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    How the Sandinista Revolution Changed Traditional Gender Roles Before the Nicaraguan Sandinista Revolution had taken place in the late 1970's, male and female gender roles had been clearly and traditionally defined as to how one should behave and conduct one's self. Men and women identified these ideal traits and behaviors for potential husbands and wives, or as guidelines in how to raise their children, and even so that the family order of gender role was not upset. Traditional male behavior ha...

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