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  • Physical Space Of The House
    753 words
    To the Lighthouse, published in 1927 is one of Virginia Woolf's most successful novels written in a stream of consciousness style. The novel is divided into three parts, which revolve around the members of the Ramsey family and their guests during visits to their summer vacationing residence on the Isle of Skye. The central preoccupation within the novel however is not to be found within the lives of the characters, instead they are seen as being secondary to the overall grounding of the novel i...
  • Lady Lauren
    617 words
    Creative Play: A Royal Life LAUREN: Good after noon, I am lady Lauren and this is Lady Jadie. JADIE: 'Ello LAUREN: We are ladies of the royal court of beef-a-lot, and we do anything we like with our time. Being pampered royalty is so much fun. And we have our father king Edward to take care of the political matters, so we can spend our lives in bliss. JADIE: I personally enjoy painting, horseback riding and learning, especially languages. This whole 'rebirth' movement is very intriguing. It all ...
  • Pheobe's Marriage With Holgrave
    1,794 words
    Challenges and changes are a part of life. Many people, especially elderly who have set views can very easily resent changes and anything that can be seen as a challenge to their ideas and the tines they remember. Magic has always been part of life but sometimes the magic life takes on a malicious spirit when manipulated by those who seek to bring about ruin. Society is built on traditions and revolutions to challenge others. These seemingly unconnected ideas come together in the character of Ho...
  • Water In The House
    436 words
    Oh how my life has changed, but it's not just my life it's everyone's now with all this inventing going on the things we have today are so different then when I was growing up. In 1861 when I was a child we lived in poor little run down shacks of wood on dirt streets with no iceboxes to keep our food from spoiling, we had to keep our food in cellars or in running streams in our back yards. Now a day's kids ride trolley's to and from school, but when I was a child we had to walk for miles in the ...
  • Clean The House
    1,197 words
    Lucy Jordan is set in my opinion in the 1960's, where women were house wives and did nothing else but "clean the house for hours or rearrange the flowers". This already is not typical of women today. Women today have jobs and are independent. Women in those days were portrayed as staying at home and being a homemaker. They cleaned the house, washed the clothes and dishes, did the cooking, and took care of the kids when they got home from school or when they stayed home from school for being sick...
  • Hawthorne's Symbols Of House
    2,663 words
    The House of Seven Gables: Symbolism American Literature reflects life, and the struggles that we face during our existence. The great authors of our time incorporate life's problems into their literature directly and indirectly. The stories themselves bluntly tellus a story, however, an author also uses symbols to relay to us his message in amore subtle manner. In Nathaniel Hawthorne's book The House of Seven Gable's symbolism is eloquently used to enhance the story being told, by giving us a d...
  • Mrs Havisham And Her Satis House
    1,364 words
    People treasure their houses and most often houses become homes filled with love. This makes it very difficult to leave their houses in which they have lived all their life. This happens to the elderly a lot when they can no longer take care of themselves and are forced to leave their homes and move to a nursing home. Houses can represent the family who lives in the house. If the house is poorly taken care of then the people poorly take care of themselves. If the house is beautiful with lovely b...
  • Catholic Worker Houses
    491 words
    Dorothy Day (1897-1980) Born in Brooklyn, New York on November 8th, 1897 Dorthy Day was a very influential person in the catholic economic lifestyle. Her father, John Day was out of work when she was little, which gave her empathy for other then, and later on in life because she also knows what its like to be there. When she moved to Chicago her life turned for the better, Her father became sports editor of a major Chicago newspaper. In 1914 she relieved a scholarship for the university of Illin...
  • Polly's Affair With Mr Doran
    1,102 words
    Imagine yourself in Dublin in the early 1900's. Marriage was a very big thing in those days. For some people it was a means of getting a better life and for others it just meant getting out of the house and living on their own. Author James Joyce gave his view of marriage in the stories "The Boarding House", "A Little Cloud", and "Counterparts". It seems at first that marriage is a necessity. If you weren't married by a certain age then you weren't getting married. After the death of her butcher...
  • Realtors
    380 words
    Convenient. It's the word that consumers want to come before anything they do. Make it easy. Make it simple. This comes into play more so than ever when the consumer is buying a house. Real Estate companies are beginning to offer their customers convenience. Buying a house can be considered one of the most time consuming and difficult purchases a person may ever make in a lifetime. To ease the strain and possibly keep a home buyer or seller as a customer for life, services are being offered wher...
  • Garry's House
    474 words
    Australian Drama and Theatre The Seven Stages of Grieving, collaborated by Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman, and Garry's House, written by Debra Oswald are both Australian dramas that examine the relationships between Australian characters and the environments that they inhabit. This is achieved through the use of dramatic forms, styles, and conventions. The comparison on the two plays shows a dramatic contrast between the traditional Aboriginal culture and the rough city / country contrast of t...
  • Miss Maudie
    1,109 words
    In Harper Les's novel To Kill a Mockingbird Miss Maudie Atkinson is not only a neighbor and friend to the Finch's but also a respectful, passionate, and upright member of Maycomb. Miss Maudie upholds a strong moral code and shares Atticus's passion for justice. As part of her morals she is both respectful of others and passionate about life. Unlike the other women in town Miss Maudie minds her own business and behaves with integrity. When Stephanie Crawford says, "She woke up in the middle of th...

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