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  • Her Own Husband
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    'Managemment of Grief' and 'A Pair of Tickets': Women's Images Both Management of Grief and A Pair of Tickets were written by women and about women. Authors were able to portray an image of women which differs from the traditional, stereotypical literary image of feeble and delicate creatures who needed to be cared for. Women in these stories were faced with horrible tragedies, but the determining element in their experience was not so much what happened to them but how they took it. After readi...
  • Abandonment Of Ariadne
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    In many works there are reflected common themes that enrich the tale and cause the reader to relate the theme to his own life. We often find ourselves more enthralled with stories that affect us in an emotional way. One topic that I have found recurring in the works that I have come across this semester is abandonment-specifically, the abandonment of women by their husbands or lovers. This abandonment can be physical or emotional. As we have read in The Odyssey as told by Homer and The Aeneid, w...
  • Katerina Acts Upon Her Own Desires
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    Amy Czech Professor Lobanov-RostovskyEnglish 30 March 3, 2000 The Shrew's IllusionHORTENSIO: Now go thy ways, thou hast tam'd a curs t show. LUCENT IO: 'Tis a wonder, by your leave, she will be tam'd so. Indeed, Hortentio's assurance in the taming of the "curs t show" Katerina seems a wonder to all the audience in the final scene of "The Taming of the Shrew". After hurling furniture, pitching fits and assaulting her sister, Katerina delivers a speech that lauds obedience and censures rough behav...
  • Cary's Play
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    Lady Elizabeth Tanfield Cary, Viscountess Falkland Author Paper Due: June 10, 2001 Elizabeth (Tanfield) Cary is an important literary figure worthy of study in the 21st century because she was a rebel with a cause for women's rights, especially within marriage; because she became a rebel with a religious cause; and finally, because she was the first Englishwoman to write and publish a drama, The Tragedy of Mariam (1613). Elizabeth (Tanfield) Cary was born in 1585, was the only child of Judge Sir...
  • Girls Like Esperanza
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    In the novel, The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros she describes the problems that Latino women face in a society that treats them as second class citizens. A society that is dominated by men, and a society that values women for what they look like, and not for what is on inside. In her Novel Cisneros wants us to envision the obstacles that Latino women must face everyday in order to be treated equally. In the Book women are looked upon as objects by men whether they are boyfriends, fri...

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