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  • Jadine Valerian
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    ... try, but most don't make it. ' 'She's not a yall a,' said Son. 'Just a little light. ' He didn't want any discussion about shades of black folk. ' Don't fool yourself. You should have seen her two months ago. What you see is tanning from the sun. Yall as don't come to being black natural-like. They have to choose it and most don't choose it. ' (155) Heedless of the warning and desperately in love, Son wants to 'rescue' Jadine from the white world and bring her back to Eloe and the history it...
  • Mother Son Incest
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    Incest Incest is one of the most interesting taboos of our time. The definition of incest is a highly controversial topic. Yet, the definition of incest is one of the most important definitions for the people involved, though the law's and psychologists' meanings are not much the same. Incest needs to be similarly defined for the incestuous parties, both by the law and by psychologists. The definition of incest should be determined by the cases of incest. The people who commit incest, and the ty...
  • Back To Empress Wu's Third Son
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    Biographical Data Empress Wu is also known as Wu Hou, Wu Chao, Wu Zet ian, or Wu Ts^e T'ien ('Emulator of Heaven'; ). She was born in the year of 625 AD. She was born and raised in China during the Tang dynasty. Empress Wu was the daughter of Wu Shih-Huo, a rich and noble merchant at the time. The Tang Dynasty was a time of relative freedom for woman. Since Empress Wu lived during that period of time, she was well educated at home. Like most other rich and noble people of her time, she was taugh...
  • Jacob And His Sons
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    In her book, The Red Tent, Anita Diamant attempts to expound upon the foundations laid by the Torah by way of midrash im. In doing so, parts of her stories tend to stray from the original biblical text. The following essay will explore this and several other aspects of the book as they relate to the Torah and modern midrash. One of the first differences I recognized was the description of Leah's eyes. In Genesis 29: 17, Leah's eyes are described as weak. Diamant dispels this 'rumor', saying that...
  • Lim Hue Lie Ng's First Family
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    It would be impossible to disagree with the statement that "Chinese kinship is based on male predominance". In fact this statement may even be under-emphasizing the control and absolute power that males wield across all levels of Chinese society. Of course, where their power initially comes from though, is through the family or termed differently the "jim". It is this extended or ideal family that cultivates the consistent patrilineal form of control / descent and dictates that residence in said...
  • Act 1 Titus
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    Stacy Nadel berg Paper #8 Union County College 5-07-02 In the play 'Titus' by William Shakespeare, Titus was a decent and honorable man. Titus loved and cherished his daughter Lavinia. He was a traditionalist, and stuck by his morals. Titus was brave. He showed he was loyal to those he cared for. He honored his family. Titus was a respected soldier and leader. Titus was a decent man because he loved and cherished his daughter Lavinia. Being Lavinia was his only daughter of twenty-six children; h...
  • Akhenaten's And Tutankhamen's Families
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    The Origins of Akhenaten There is much that is known about Akhenaten the heretic pharaoh. More lies in speculation. Since his time, the Amarna period is one the ancient Egyptians themselves wished to forget much about Akhenaten remains unknown. What we do know is often confusing, different hypothesis piled upon each other make it difficult to distinguish what is fact and what speculation. We do know that Akhenaten, or Amenhotep IV, was the second son of Amenhotep, an 18th Dynasty pharaoh and his...
  • Sons And Daughters
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    Sara Al-matroudWriting Women's Worlds is some stories on the Bedouin Egyptian people. In this book, the writer Lia Adu-Lughod's stories differ from the conventional ones. While reading, we discover the customs and values of the Bedouin people. We see Migdim, a dominator of the people. Even though her real age is never given, one can assume that she is at the end of her life, maybe in her mid to late eighties. Migdim's life seems to include all the changes inside the Boutin community. Throughout ...
  • Missionary Work 1 Lack Of Love
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    Brothers & Sisters we are privileged to be living in the most glorious of times, A time when all the generations of mankind come together. A time just before our Savior appears for his millennial reign. Think about that for a moment. Last General Conference in April our beloved Prophet spoke on this subject and reiterated the fact that these are perilous times. We know this to be true. Dall in H. Oaks spoke on the signs of the times & our need to prepare for his 2nd coming. He told us there are ...
  • Smart Too
    660 words
    Haiku Can't write poetry I bang my head on the wall Endless frustration Another Haiku Hey, this is easy I could do this all day long My new fav-o-rite Happened this Evening A young crippled deer Sees me but isn't afraid I watch in wonder The Trip We " re going on a trip to the next dimension Sitting and waiting now for it to happen Five of us speak in anticipation Forty-five minutes later we stand up and laugh At the ceiling, at each other, at nothing Jason thinks he is shorter by half We run ar...
  • A Conversation With My Father Story Analysis
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    The short-story "A Conversation with My Father", by Grace Paley, combines several themes and the author uses the elements of abandonment, denial, irony, humor and foreshadowing, to bring this emotional story together. This story is mainly about the relationship between a parent and his / her child. The primary characters are a father, and his child. There is no mention of whether the child is his daughter or son. The tone of the story and the conversations made me believe that the old man has a ...
  • Yeats's Met Lady Gregory
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    William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland, on June 13, 1865. He was the eldest son of a painter. In 1867 his family moved to London, but he frequently visited his grandparents in Northern Ireland. There he was greatly influenced by the folklore of the region. In 1881 his family returned to Dublin. Their Yeats studied at the Metropolitan School of Art. During school he became more focused on literature. Yeats made his debut in 1885, with the publication of his first poems in The Dublin Uni...

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