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  • Rich To A Poetry
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    Deborah Pope There is no writer of comparable influence and achievement in so many areas of the contemporary women's movement as the poet and theorist Adrienne Rich. Over the years, hers has become one of the most eloquent, provocative voices on the politics of sexuality, race, language, power, and women's culture. There is scarcely an anthology of feminist writings that does not contain her work or specifically engage her ideas, a women's studies course that does not read her essays, or a poetr...
  • Rich's Emphasis On Confession And The Body
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    "What I know, I know through making poems" Passion, Politics and the Body in the Poetry of Adrienne Rich Liz Yorke, Nottingham Trent University, England This paper is largely extracted from my book Adrienne Rich, which is to be published by Sage in October this year... What I have tried to do for the paper is to track one thread explored by the book, which I feel runs through the whole span of Rich's thought, a thread which links desire, passion, and the body - to politics, to activism, and to t...
  • Lindo And Tyan Yu
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    Lindo Jong is a member of the Joy Luck Club along with Su yuan Woo, An-me Hsu, and Ying-ying St. Clair. Lindo Jong is a mother to three children, a divorcee, and a wife to a second husband. She grew up in China, and even though her children are American, she wants them to have some Chinese character also. Lindo's character encompasses three major traits including cleverness, being controlling, and loving. When Lindo turned the age of two, she was engaged to marry Tyan-yu who was one year old at ...
  • Confessional Poets Robert Lowell
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    THE CONFESSIONAL POSTMODERN POET With World War II finally over and a chapter in history written, the next chapter is about to begin. The twentieth century brings with it a new literary movement called postmodern, where poetry is 'breaking from modernism' and taking on a whole new style Within postmodern poetry emerge confessional poets whom remove the mask that has masked poetry from previous generations and their writings become autobiographical in nature detailing their life's most intense pe...
  • Rich's Memoir Ghost Light
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    Ghost light refers to the superstition that one small bulb should always be left on so that no theater is ever totally dark -- and thus vulnerable to 'ghosts. ' A reader of Frank Rich's memoir Ghost Light is likely to conclude, however, that the title refers to the author's attempt to exorcise his miserable childhood. The son of Frank Rich Sr., whose family had been in the shoe business in Washington since the Civil War, and Helene Rich, a teacher, was born in 1949. Members of the family led see...
  • Tom Wolfe
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    Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe The novel Bonfire of the Vanities, by Tom Wolfe, is a satire of the various parts of New York society, from the poor to the rich and all in between. The author shows how the media influence everyone's lives, and uses stereotypes of all different groups of people to expose certain things about the way people treat each other. "In effect, he dissects the absurdities and contradictions of New York society " (Rafferty 88). All this is shown through the story of h...
  • Lies To Sanjana About Rich Prem
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    Sooraj Barjatya is a well-known filmmaker who is lauded for his 'clean, made for the entire family' films. He is also known for his penchant for the name 'Prem', which he bestows upon all his heroes. He has not only directed, but also edited and written the stories and screenplays of his four movies - 'Maine Pyar Kiya' (1989), 'Hum Aapke Hain Kaun... !' (1994), 'Hum Saath Saath Hain' (1999), and 'Main Prem ki Diwani Hoon' (2003). All have been produced under his family banner, 'Rajshri'. 'Maine ...
  • Andrew Carnegie And Eugene V Debs
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    In America there has always been differing attitudes towards wealth and the wealthy. People looked upon the wealthy of America with such varying views as envy, disgust, and admiration. Three such people were Andrew Carnegie, Horatio Alger, and Eugene V. Debs. Andrew Carnegie believed the rich had a duty to give back to the world. Horatio Alger wrote that wealth was achieved by virtue, honesty, and industry. Eugene V. Debs had a vehement opposition to the capitalist system and believed that every...
  • Rich Rode Two Hours In The Car
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    1-21-03 The Long Ride Home It was Saturday evening and the prom weekend had come to an end. The past two nights a group of seniors had rented out a condo in North Conway, New Hampshire. They spent the weekend partying like any typical teenagers would do. There were twelve people there but when Saturday night rolled around, they all parted separate ways and were coupled off into different cars. There was one problem. No one was twenty one and there was a large amount of alcohol needed to be taken...
  • Part In The Media Frenzy
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    The Role Of Media in the Death of Princess Diana The Role of the Media in the Death of Princess Diana: Posed is the question: 'where does responsible journalism end and dangerous exploitation begin? This seminar paper will discuss the role, responsibility and ethics of the media in the death of the Princess of Wales. Princess Diana died August 31, 1997 in a tragic car crash along with her companion Dodi al Faced and the car's driver. Many believed the cause was the paparazzi. Later it was found ...
  • Rich Devalues Mores Friendship
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    In the book, A Man For All Seasons by Robert Bolt there are a few people that can t be trusted by Sir Thomas More, the main character in the book. Richard Rich is definitely one of those men who can t be trusted and along with Thomas Cromwell the two destroy More's life slowly but surely and to the point of death. In the end of the book More is executed for high treason and his family goes from being very well off to having to start over. So this book shows that through deceitfulness of two, one...
  • Military And The Technology Of The Country
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    As America approaches the twenty-first century we are faced with many challenges as a country. The United States has a very strong country due to a few things that keep the country standing. The sufficient military has helped many other countries out of wars, the strong economy is the basis of the world's economy, and the United States has a very advanced technology that has also helped rule the world today. These three things are so strong that there is not much that would bring them down. But ...

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