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  • Blacks As Lower Class Citizens
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    Blacks Treated as Lower Class Citizens The black community in the United States of America has always been the target of prejudice from the whites. The Constitution of America states all men should have equal rights, but instead of following the constitution whites have treated the blacks as lower- class citizen. An example that the black community has been treated as a lower class citizen they were being persecuted for trying to get an education. The next example that the black community was be...
  • Advantage Of The Lower Class
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    Andrew Battaini 2/16/00 Industrial France and England The impact Industrial Revolution was immense on the countries of France and England, which caused large changes in the social classes. Another class of peoples emerged in England and France; they were the middle classes. The middle class was made up of intelligent people who made their money through their smarts and not how they were born. This was clearly proven in France when it's middle class emerged and being influenced by the philosophie...
  • Ships Crew And The Lower Class Passengers
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    Review of John Updike's Review 'It Was Sad'I chose to review John Updike's Review "It Was Sad" from the October 14th issue of "The New Yorker". In the review, Updike examines several works concerning the tragedy of the Titanic. He cites these works, I feel, to support his own opinion about the event, and the different accounts of what really happened. Updike spends some time disproving the belief that the upper class male passengers heroically sacrificed their own seats on the lifeboats for thos...
  • Lower Class
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    In the Romantic period, many authors make references to different social concerns. This enabled the authors to hint towards different concerns in their writing, but not come directly out and state their concerns. Three great examples of authors like this include: William Blake, Robert Burns, and Anna Laetitia Barbauld. Each of these authors had unique concerns that they were able to get across in their own way. Blake wrote two poems with entitled "Chimney Sweeper". One version was found in his '...
  • Class Equality In Sports
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    Canadian sport is divided amongst its classes. Not all people engage in the same sports or do the same things to stay physically active. In following pages, I have critically examined explanations on how to tell there are differences within classes, and what these differences mean to sport and physical activity in Canada. After examining some reasons why there is division within classes in Canadian sport, I will discuss what steps or measures would be necessary to take in order to achieve equali...
  • Parallel Between Vampirism And The Lower Class
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    The Victorian men and women conveyed in Bram Stoker's Dracula are pure and virtuous members of the upper and middle class. However, hiding behind this composed and civilized conception of England lies a dark and turbulent underbelly. This underbelly is the lumpenproletariat, whom Karl Marx defined as 'the lowest and most degraded section of the proletariat; the 'down and outs' who make no contribution to the workers cause'. Victorian culture discriminated against these vagrants, who were seen no...
  • Middle Class Of Victorian England
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    Social Class Divisions and the Effects on Women of Victorian England Two hundred years ago, during the reign of Queen Victoria in England, the social barriers of the Victorian class system firmly defined the roles of women. The families of Victorian England were divided into four distinct classes: the Nobility or Gentry Class, the Middle Class, the Upper Working Class, and lastly, the Lower Working class. The women of these classes each had their own traditional responsibilities. The specifics o...
  • Lower Class People
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    The Outsiders S.E. Hinton Name of you Summary The story is about a kid named Ponyboy that live with his two brothers. In his life there are many types of people, the Socs, the upper class, and the Greasers, and the lower class people. He has a gang that's consists of him, Dallas, Steve, Soda, and Two-Bit. One day when everything is go in fine he goes to a drive-inn movie and then his life changes. This story takes place in the time of the early 60's. In the early 60's people wore tight ripped je...
  • Dr Tarrant And His Daughter Verena
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    Interesting Subjects that Captivate the Reader in the American Novel The Bostonians, by Henry James was a very interesting piece. James' underlying tone for the spiritualism and fascination is clearly a picture of the time when the piece was written. I thought that is played an important influence in his writing. Ruth Hall, by Fanny Fern is an unofficial biography of her own life as a women activist. One of the underlying issues that stand out in her novel is the way that she includes the lower-...
  • Hitler's Ideas Of Society
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    Hitler's ideas of society are reflected in Fritz Lang's 1926 film, "Metropolis". "Metropolis" is filled with dark themes and ideas leading from oppression to ideas of creating a perfect society. Although it is a pre-Hitler and pre- WWII the comparisons are amazing. Lang's use of the theme of futurism, the method in which Freder's father rules Metropolis, and the idea of the elite working above the lower class all coincide with Hitler's beliefs. Any one of those are possible reasons as to why Hit...
  • Role Of The Lower Working Class
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    Metropolis depicts the view of the industrial city in post WWI Germany. During this period of time there was a vast difference between the wealthy and the poor because of the reparations incurred by Germany due to the war. The film Metropolis depicts the vast difference between the lower working class and elite upper class through cinematic symmetry and the portrayal of women. The use of symmetry in the frame composition of Metropolis created a mechanical effect. This effect was particularly use...
  • Upper Class Boys
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    The film I viewed is called Murder by Numbers. Two rich kids who plan and execute the murder of one random victim and watch the police fall for every one of their planted clues. Both boys, Justin and Richard, are kids with uninvolved parents, and are looking for a way to matter. Their motto is. ".. you haven't fully lived life without experiencing crime... and only those who act on their crime are truly free". Justin and Richard are in different crowds at school and base their planning around th...
  • Lower Class People
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    Titanic 1997 James Cameron The blockbuster film Titanic brought millions of dollars and thousands of people to the theaters and continues to touch people today in their homes. Why was this film so successful? It was a combination of many different things. Among these are many thematic elements. Looking at some of these elements will show how the director and others involved were able to create an emotionally charged movie that appeals to thousands. The film uses one thematic element called The T...
  • Lower Classes Of Russia
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    Though Stalinist Russia and Hitlerian Germany had different rhetoric, they were both totalitarian dictatorships that sought to attain total power for both leaders. Both evidenced a singleness of aim combined with complete tactical flexibility and shared a passion to dominate all around them. Appeal to the lowest classes ensured that the masses supported their rule, as both realised that one of the central ideas to attaining power was through the lower classes. Both used government to control and...
  • Experienced Independence
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    Women of Early America AP US 9/5/02 Women during the colonial period experienced far less equality then they do today. Women were expected to completely submit to their husbands and tend to the household. However, the independence a woman enjoyed often depended heavily upon several factors. The society in which a woman lived, her social class, and her ideological upbringing controlled the amount of independence she experienced. The amount of independence women had varied based on the society in ...
  • David Copperfield The Upper Class
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    Charles Dickens was an author who has a common theme in most of his books. Charles Dickens liked to stress, in his books, that the lower class is always higher than the upper class. Another idea is the need for sacrifice. He also had a common place where his novels took place. Most of them took place in an area where there was a cast system. "Charles John Huff am Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth and spent most of his childhood in London and Kent" (Encarta. com), both of which ...
  • People Of The Lower Class
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    When you read David Copperfield, it doesn't take long to realize the difference between the upper and lower classes. Dickens had a way of making one-dimensional characters, and he was also good at doing this with the social status of the characters. The best examples of this, I think, would be Daniel Peggotty for the lower class, and Rosa Dartle for the upper class. Daniel Peggotty was portrayed as a man that lived for everyone but himself. He was always willing to go out on a limb. He was kind ...
  • Doolittle In Many Of His Plays
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    Pygmalion is a Cinderella like play, which adds the proposition of class distinction and social barriers. Theses subjects are introduced through the character of Mr. Doolittle. Mr. Doolittle is a lower class dustman, who has a daughter named Eliza Doolittle. Eliza plays a significant role in this play by mocking the distinction of class. Mr. Dolittle displays his morals and ethics by mocking Victorian philosophy and having impracticable views of the world, he does this comically by adding an ext...
  • Wall For Lower Class Students
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    Education is one of the most important aspects of every society and country. A person can be changed no matter what kind of education they have because education affects one's personality and moral character. Among common ideas, education establishes a one's job choice, life quality and thoughts. Donna Gaines, essay "Dirt bags, Burnouts, Metalheads, and Thrashers" argues that education protects the social class in each person. In other words, education tends to determine the social class of each...
  • 0 The Middle Class
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    APPLICATION OF THE THEORY TO THE ISSUE: ALBERT K. COHEN'S THEORY OF GANGS AND THE DELINQUENT SUBCULTURE Albert K. Cohen was the first person that attempted to find out the process of beginning of a delinquent subculture. His perspective has been referred to an integrating theory of several sociological theories such as the Chicago School!'s sociologist!'s work, Merton!'s strain theory, cultural conflict theory and Sutherland!'s differential association theory. In Cohen's book! ^0 Delinquent Boys...

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