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  • What Are The Similarities Between Veronica And The Necklace

    Compare and contrast how the two female charters are presented in the stories “Veronica” and “The Necklace”. In the stories Veronica and the necklace, the female characters Veronica and Madame Loisel are represented in many different ways. In both the stories, the writers explore the theme of fatalism. however, the characters view it differently. With both the stories being written in different times and places, it might affect how a woman is brought up and what opportunities she is granted.…

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  • Analysis Of Postmaster By Rabindranath Tagore

    Ratan is one of the simplest and yet one of the most enigmatic feminine characters in Rabindranath Tagore’s short stories. She is a twelve year old, poor orphan girl. Her parents died when she was very young and hence, she has lived in this solitude all her life. She is a simple, honest and caring girl. She is illiterate but slowly learns to read and write under the guidance of the postmaster. Infact, she has a high grasping power which is well proved by the speed with which she learns to read…

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  • Theme Of Motherhood In Toni Morrison's Sula

    In the novel Sula written by Toni Morrison, is a powerful and interesting novel. It has won her numerous of prizes such as the National Bestseller and the Noble Prize Award. Issues of motherhood is a major aspect of the novel, throughout the novel children lives are shaped differently than others, and they will be faced with obstacles. Gather and Grow states ‘‘that a mother is someone who nurtures someone who cares for the deepest places of your heart. Anyone can throw a meal at you or give you…

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  • Analysis Of Nicole Jouve's The Scope Of Happiness

    In the light of Nicole Jouve’s stand one may say that the autobiographical plays a very important part in this novel. Devi is nobody but Nayantara Sahgal’s mother who was undergoing Nehru phase of Indira Gandhi’s reign. The disillusionment reached its peak during the emergency period. Devi’s dilemma is the dilemma that tormented Vijaya Lakshmi and her daughter Nayantara. In a dignified way both tried to give vent to the feeling of dislocation in their books in the quite of Mussorie. Vijaya…

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  • Fallen Women In Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market

    The Victorian society was not divided simply horizontally by class, it was also divided vertically by gender. In both texts we are exposed to gender ideals The importance of a woman’s identity during the Victorian period was unquestionably measured in accordance with her sexual status. The existence of the fallen women was a concept that was prevalent during the Victorian period and is largely connected to sexual purity and an irrevocable loss of innocence. In both Goblin Market and Mary Barton…

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  • Gender Roles In Boys And Girls By Alice Munroe

    In a society dominated by stereotypes and labels about gender roles, “Boys and Girls” by Alice Munroe reveals the story of a nonconformist girl (whose name is intentionally omitted) and her confrontation with the dominance of the male in the house and females obedience. The 10 years-old unnamed girl protagonist grows up in a fox farm in Jubilee, Canada back in 1940s along with her younger brother, named Laird ( from Lord) and her father, whom she is helping with the farm and the mother who wants…

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  • Theme Of Secrets In Jane Eyre

    something). Bennet and Royle call this “the process of unfolding and revelation” (271). Brontё’s Jane Eyre accounts to “telling [the reader] the plain truth!” (111) indicating that narrators in Literature can be ‘all-knowing’ and ‘all-telling’. However, Bronte relies on the first-person narrative to have readers think that Jane and they discover the secrets simultaneously: “That there was a mystery at Thornfield; that from [we are] purposely excluded from (165).” This technique builds a…

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt Biography Essay

    Biography of Eleanor Roosevelt By: Aubrey Zozaya #33 HER Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884, in New York, New York. She died on November 7, 1962, at the age of 78 in the same city. She was born into a wealthy, but dysfunctional family. As a child, she was a shy girl and suffered an extreme loss. Her mother died in 1892 and her father died in 1894, she was very young when her parents died. Her grandma criticized Eleanor’s looks which lowered her self-esteem and made her become…

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  • Morality In Jane Eyre

    In Charlotte Brönte’s Jane Eyre, morality is tied to Jane’s understanding of religion and spirituality. Morality is presented to Jane through Christianity and Jane’s spirituality. Throughout the novel, characters such as Brocklehurst and St John present Jane with their interpretations of Christian moral guidelines: Brocklehurst presents the rejection of physical nourishment, while St John presents ideals such as the rejection of emotional fulfillment in order to carry out God’s will on Earth.…

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  • Similarities Between Jane Eyre And The Great Gatsby

    obsession can trap a woman in a net and distort who she really is. Obsessed people pursue their own fulfillment by distorting the personhood of those they claim to love. This is learned from two highly regarded works of literature: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In both Jane Eyre and The Great Gatsby, Mr. Rochester and Gatsby distort the personhood of the women they love, by wanting the women to change themselves for them. The way the women react to…

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