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  • Hazel In The Big Blonde
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    Dorothy Parker's writings are connected to her life in many ways. She grew up in a time where women's roles where changing in society. She spent most of her life in New York City and most of her stories setting are of that city. She was married young and divorced in a short time, just as the Hazel in The Big Blonde. She was outgoing, sarcastic, and witty in a time when women were supposed to be docile. This style is shown throughout her work but particularly in The Waltz, where the status quo is...
  • She Lived By Emily Dickinson
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    The Last Night that She Lived After evaluating my perception of The Last Night that She Lived, by Emily Dickinson. The message in this poem is we take life for granted and we don't appreciate it until we are threatened with losing it. Emily used what seems to me as free verse with no apparent rhyme but alliteration at times. This is a Narrative poem that tells a story about a death of a young woman. In the first verse Dickinson was saying when she wrote", The last Night that She lived It was a c...
  • Womens Lives
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    The 'glass ceiling' has held women back from certain positions and opportunities in the workplace. Women are stereotyped as part-time, lower-grade workers with limited opportunities for training and advancement because of this 'glass ceiling'. How have women managed their careers when confronted by this glass ceiling? It has been difficult; American women have struggled for their role in society since 1848. Women's roles have changed significantly throughout the past centuries because of their w...
  • Womens Lives
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    The Treatment of Women by Men in Homers The Odyssey Women in Homers The Odyssey are judged mainly by looks. If important men and gods consider a woman beautiful, or if her son is a hero or important king the woman is successful. The way women in The Odyssey are treated is based on appearance, the things men want from them, and whether the woman has any power over men. During Odysseus journey to the underworld he sees the shades of many prominent women. We hear about their beauty, their important...
  • Womens Lives
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    In todays society numerous women are becoming completely independent from men. Just ask any young woman you come across how they feel about a man in their lives and often times a response confirming the lack of a need or even desire of a man present will be returned. Of course the lack of good men available adds to womens negative feelings towards us. For those women who wish to engage in relationships their overall hapinness can sway either way. It's a known fact that some relationships are goo...
  • Womens Status
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    The ancient city of Pompeii is best known for being covered by an erupting volcano and being almost forgotten. From the time the city was rediscovered in the 1700's scientists and archeologists have managed to piece together evidence to show not just how people died but how they lived. We now know that before the eruption of Mt Vesuvius on August 24 79 AD Pompeii was a resort town. From the remains of Pompeii scholars have deducted the socioeconomic, religious and political life of Pompeiis last...

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