Beth Brant

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  • Literary Analysis Of Swimming Upstream And Trapline By Eden Robinson

    lives. However, they may have different ways of dealing with their pains and emotions. In the two stories, “Swimming Upstream” by Beth Brant and “Traplines” by Eden Robinson, the victims are exposed to two different problems that both create a trapped environment. Whether it’s internal conflict or against a community, they are forced to resort to ways to help cope with their struggling. Thus, through close examination of “Swimming Upstream” and “Traplines”, it will become evident how both stories are related through the character’s emotions, conflict with society, and their ways of dimming pain. Within “Swimming Upstream” and “Traplines” the problems that the characters…

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  • Black Women During The American Revolution

    determined the way of life for women of the time. In her essay, Jacqueline Jones argues that gender and race shaped the lives of black women during the American Revolution. They were burdened in ways that differentiated from their male counterparts and whites. Whereas James Taylor Carson argues that Native American life allowed women to have more power and authority. Molly Brant, a Mohawk woman, did not settle for the traditional gender roles that she was expected to undertake, but she…

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  • The Ransom Of Mercy Carter Analysis

    The Ransom of Mercy Carter takes place in 1704 and is based off of the historical settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts. The story follows 11-year old Mercy Carter from the moment she is kidnapped by the Mohawk Indians through her journey to her captor’s Kahnawake Indian Village in Canada. In her time with the Mohawk tribe, she is adopted into one of their families and given a name to resemble her new life as an Indian. Her transformation from an English girl to a Mohawk Indian is the…

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  • The Iroquois: Haudenosaunee

    The Iroquois, now known as the Haudenosaunee, (before, they were known as Kanonsionni, or the people of the longhouse), were an important Native American group that lived in North America long before the Europeans arrived. Composed of five, and later six tribes, (or nations), the Iroquois lived in the eastern woodlands as far back as 1000 A.D. The Iroquois lived in the Eastern Woodlands, in what is now New York. Their land was comprised of large forests located just south of Lake Ontario.…

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  • The Dangers Of Parenting

    When children are born, unfortunately, they do not come with directions for how to be a good parent. Therefore, many parents are faced with trying to define the term while raising the child. Because so many parents constantly struggle with the same issues of parenting, classes have been formed to teach you how to deliver your baby, breast feed your baby, even how to wash your baby. But when it comes to raising a baby, we are all up to the mercy of our own instincts and emotions to make the…

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  • The Negative Impact Of Divorce

    Divorce will mess up the family and forever screw up the children. That 's the stigma that divorce has faced for over decades. Reports, statistics, and data all show how divorce will have negative effects on the children. It 's inevitable that divorce will effect the child 's upbringing, and change the way they can move forward. However, not all change needs to be damaging to the children or parents. Changes on the microsystem, mesosystem, exosystem, and macrosystem level can be made to help…

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  • Code Green Nursing Case Study

    Code Green: Money-Driven Hospitals and the Dismantling of Nursing, written by Dana Beth Weinberg, reveals the story of the merging of two hospitals in 1996, the Beth Israel and the New England Deaconess, to form a unified Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Code Green identifies many hardships present at BIDMC, such as: changes in the hospital industry, merging of two dissimilar nursing models, dismantling of nursing, power struggle, unsafe patient care, and restructuring strategies…

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  • Sky Woman Analysis

    The study of Native American history, culture and customs indicates what has made Americans diverse, but also what makes us the same. Native involvement in the Americas is set apart by coercive and once in a while willing endeavors at assimilation into standard European American society. Starting with missions and paving the way to governmentally controlled schools the point was to instruct Native people so they could return to their communities and encourage the acclimatization process. Overall…

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