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  • Blanche Named Desire: Character Analysis: Stella Kowalski '

    1. In terms of casting for Stella Kowalski, the actress would have to be young and gentle looking. She would also most likely be of average beauty. In the play Stella is described as, “…a gentle young woman, about twenty-five, and of a background obviously quite different from her husband” (1778). This meaning that her husband is rough looking while Stella is delicate and small. Another example of Stella being slightly delicate is how Blanche refers to her. Blanche calls her a “precious lamb” (1781). Even though the name is endearing, it is a term most commonly used when speaking to small children or to babies as a lamb is very small and very delicate. The actress would also have to have a “radiant smile” (1784). So the actress would need to be young, gentle looking and is delicate in figure and in the way she presents her lines to the audience. 2. Stella’s reactions to Stanley: • When Stanley yells up to Stella, she responds “Mildly” (1778) • When Stanley throws the package up to Stella, she “cries out it protest but manages to catch it: then she laughs breathlessly” (1778) • Stella is always eager to be with Stanley like asking to go watch him bowl (1778) • Stella is protective of Stanley when Blanche asks, “Will it be decent?” (1783) and Stella responds, “Stanley is Polish, you know.” (1783) • “She jumps up and kisses him” (1788). • Stella tries to be commanding; “You come out with me while Blanche is getting dressed” (1790). • Stella is the submissive partner, “Stanley…

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  • Why Is William Penn A Good Leader

    1.Since the reading did not clearly state when Penn was alive I looked it up and he lived from 1644-1718. So, he was not alive in 1776, although on the first page it was stated that the government would be modeled by the way William Penn ran it. The kind of leader he was must have influenced others after his death. During the time of the revolution no one knew of Penn and never gave him a chance to show off his leadership skills. The American radicals wanted more order to run their land and did…

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  • Willia William Penn: The Founder Of Pennsylvania

    the government, write a constitution, establish friendly relationships with the Native Americans there, and distribute land to settlers. The colony was a success in that it attracted Quakers from Europe, as well as other people looking for religious tolerance; however, it had its issues. For example, there were border disputes and financial troubles. Penn returned to England in 1684. Penn was married to two different women. One of them was a Quaker woman named Gulielma Maria Springett, whom he…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Ineffective Communication

    may lead to employees who are complacent or who will mistrust the processes of their organization. It may also lead to high employee turnover, which creates its own set of challenges for an organization. In the field of project management, when an organization is managing an assortment of projects at once, this is referred to as their project portfolio. The portfolio concept can be used in any organization who has multiple facets of their business to manage to realize their overall goals.…

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  • The Consequences Of The 1700 Piracy Act

    If the Mariners of any Ship shall violently dispossess the Master, and afterwards carry away the Ship it self, or any of the Goods, or Tackle, Apparel, or Furniture, with a felonious Intention, in any place where the Lord Admiral hath, or pretend to have Jurisdiction; this is also Robbery and Piracy.” Hedges contended that mutiny was not considered piracy until the mutineers made away with the ship or some of the goods. This interpretation was completely in conflict with the 1536 Piracy Act…

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  • The Causes Of Legislation In The Piracy Act Of 1700

    Samuel Shute issued a proclamation for a general fast in March, 1718, in part because of “the losses we have already sustained, and may yet suffer by Pirates…” A 1720 newspaper account describes piratical activity off the coast of Guiney, claiming that “The Pirates have done great Damage and infest that Coast, and ruin Commerce, to the great Detriment of our Merchants.” These merchant concerns frequently found their way to the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantation, eventually falling…

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  • The Role Of Voodoo In New Orleans

    New Orleans had been founded in 1718 where slaves were the first people to believe and introduce the religion of Voodoo. Many colonists fled to New Orleans and from there new arrivals of Voodoo began to develop. Slaves were the first people to believe in Voodoo because soon after New Orleans was founded there were slave camps near New Orleans that were established in swamps, where they were beaten and hurt until their death. Slaves who were strong enough to get through the beating and hurt were…

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  • Caledonian Mercury Research Paper

    one since there is more than one hundred articles about piracy in the London Gazette during the year 1759 alone. Piracy related articles can be found as early as the middle of the seventeenth century, the beginning of the Golden Age. Pirates are seen as a threat to the kingdom's economy. This case is really important for the King. In Gazette 5573, we can read an ultimatum from the King : any pirate who surrenders and stops his activities before de fifth day of September 1718 will be totally…

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  • Infant Mortality Rate

    Graph A. depicts the average size of an individual Schwartz family according to the number of children per couple. There is a noticeable explosion in this size from 1664 to 1718-45 as well as a serious decline leading into the nineteenth century. Nearly all of the Schwartz men are labeled as fishermen or peasant farmers, so their relatively large family sizes make economical sense in that many children were needed in order to help make ends meet. Another explanation for the large family size is…

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  • Louis 9V: The Sun King

    Louis IXV reigned was between 1638-1718, being known as the Sun King and a direct representative of God. He was the one who made changes to the monarchy which the golden age had brought in art and literature. During his reign he was the King that looked over Royal Court Versailles. Another aspect of Louis IXV reign in 1661 he ruled France without a Chief Minister, who he was the first to perform this type of reign and began a country as a dominant European power. In his final decades as King…

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