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  • Freedom For Her Spirit Of Independence
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    The wives of Images of Women in Literature have the common thread of a resilient independent spirit often despite any outward show of anything but obedience and humility. This spirit at times helps to sustain them while at other times only makes the compromises that their husbands and society place on them even harder to bear. Indeed, they would be happier not realizing that there are other choices and opportunities. It is often the conflict between their spirits and the circumstances of their l...
  • First Wives Club
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    Sociology First Wives' Club Essay 10-19-01 Discuss how the women in the movie cope with inequality and rejection and adhere to new values and lifestyles. "The First Wives' Club" allows us to view social inequality and injustice from the perspective of three strong and powerful women. Dumped, divorced, and demoralized, Brenda, Elise, and Annie find a way to make the best of one of life's most unpleasant situations. The "first wives" decide to take action against their ex-husbands and seek revenge...
  • Husband Lives Off His Wives
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    Polygamy is the practice of a man taking more than one wife at the same time. Polyandry is when a woman takes more that one husband at the same time. Polyandry is rare compared to polygamy, because it is only known to be in existence in two parts of the world. One is among the Nair people who are inhabitants of Indias Malabar Coast. The other is in Tibet, where a woman can take her husbands brothers as her mates. This paper will be focused strictly on the debate over polygamy. It does more harm ...
  • Their Husbands With Other Wives
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    There are several ways one can look at the status of women in any society. During the last decade at least three approaches, not necessarily mutually exclusive, were discernible. One was to examine the common demographic indicators that give an overall picture of women's relative standing vis -- vis men. According to the 1981 census, the se ratio stood at 933 females per 1000 males. The literacy rate was 46.89 per cent for males and 24.82 per cent for females. The life expectancy at birth for fe...
  • Womens Thoughts And Opinions
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    The authors Kate Chopin of Desirees Baby and Susan Glaspell of Trifles present a caste system of the 19th century. They both focus upon the theme of the inferiority of women with respect to marriage, gender, and prospective positions in a caste system of society. Actually, these two authors can be thought of as feminists of their times. Surely, many readers thought that these two authors were very liberal in their writing. Many of todays readers would be in agreement of the womens plight of past...
  • Athenian Citizens And Women
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    The Athenian society during the 5th Century BC had a population of approximately 300,000 people living in the metropolis of Ancient Greece. Only a small minority of these residents were actually classed as citizens though, as a result of Pericles's 451 BC decree Athenian citizens were males who were at least 18 years of age, and had 2 legitimately married Athenian parents. The roles and duties of both Athenian citizens and women were both exceedingly different from one another and to how we woul...
  • Polygyny With Separate Households
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    A Cross Cultural Perspective Of Polygyny Essay, A Cross Cultural Perspective Of Polygyny A Cross Cultural Perspective of Polygyny As an institution, polygyny, the social arrangement that permits a man to have more than one wife at the same time, exists in all parts of the world. From our present knowledge, there are very few primitive tribes in which a man is not allowed to enter into more than one union. In fact, ethologists now believe that only one to two percent of all species may be monogam...

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