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  • Martha Stewart And Feminism

    voice, and equality among social circles and not just as an accessory on their husbands or boyfriends arms”. The question is, was Martha Stewart incarcerated because feminism is working, or because she was she was a patriarch and had to be taught a lesson or was she less valued as a women, in a higher class position with an egalitarian attitude. We will explore and answer these three questions. Martha Stewart and Feminism To begin with, was Martha Stewart arrested because feminism is working? What is feminism or the feminist theory perspective? Feminism is “the belief that women and men shall share equal rights in social arena as well as the political and economical arenas of life, to include the home life” (Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online. 2014). The Critical feminist theory tries to explain this as well from a criminologist perspective. It states that “critical feminism views gender inequality as stemming from the unequal power of men and women in a capitalist society” (Siegal. 2012. p. 281-282). Many would say that feminism is recognizing that males have natural supremacy but that supremacy should be…

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  • My Writing Impact

    Reading and writing have impacted my life in numerous ways; in fact, reading books has impacted my life by expanding my vocabulary. My mother would read difficult books to expose me to broad new words to me at a young age. She would also have me study dictionaries, and continuously give me spelling test. When I got a little older I would start to read books on my own. I would read books that opened up my imagination; such as the series, The Magic Tree House. Eventually, I ended up being too…

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  • Beauty And How Do We Know It

    Felicia layfulde The Strive For Beauty The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines beauty as, “the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit” (Merriam-Webster). While the Oxford English Dictionary defines the word “beautiful” as “Excelling in the grace of form, charm of coloring, and other qualities, which delight the eye and call forth admiration”(What is beauty and How do we Know It?). However, this definition…

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  • Definition Essay: Offensive Word

    The definition that many people would give for the word would probably be that gay meant a homosexual male or female. If you look the word up on the Urban Dictionary website it comes up as a homosexual male or female or, “often used to describe something stupid or unfortunate, originating from homophobia, quite preferable among many teenage males in order to buff up their masculinity"(Gay). In recent years many people were using the word gay as a derogatory term to make someone feel like they…

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  • Margaret Wolfe Hungerford's 'Behind The Curtain'

    Behind the Curtain As said best by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” This empowering quote basically says that you hold the power to decide for yourself what you think beauty is. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition of beauty is the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses of pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit. Beauty is not the only thing people value in them. It is not defined by the way you look,…

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  • Problem Solving Essay

    Problem Solving      There are many different strategies that good problem solvers use to solve a problem. Before using a strategy, you must remember a few things. First, take your time. Few good problem solvers solve problems fast. Second, don't give up. You will never solve a problem if you don't try. Last, be flexible. If a first you don't succeed, try another way. And if the second way doesn't work, try a third way.      There are a few…

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  • Essay On Importance Of Education

    In other words, what have I learned through my education? Have I been trained in one special area or have I gained an education not only in one area, but also in learning about myself and who I am? According to Webster’s dictionary, education is defined by the development and training of one’s mind, character, and skills, as by instruction, study, or example and the knowledge and skill resulting from such instruction and training. By this definition, one might argue that being educated means…

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  • Roles Of World War II And Propaganda

    Allies after Japan attacked Hawaii’s coast at Pearl Harbor, Oahu. The war was a terrible fight; however, the fight wasn’t just fought on land, air, or water. There was a more subtle fight being fought by the Axis and Allied government’s movie makers and poster designers. These men and women played an important role in drawing up certain beliefs about their enemies and the war by spreading these types of thoughts to their fellow citizens to bring some type of unity for their nation. These…

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  • Analysis Of Soliloquy In Othello

    In Act 2 Scene 3 of William Shakespeare’s play Othello, we hear a soliloquy of Iago. Soliloquies are essential in a play as it is the only time the actor is able to explain their thought process to the audience. In typical soliloquies, the character is not acting for someone else. The character, in essence, is able to portray his/her true self. Through Iago’s soliloquy, the audience is able to hear his malicious intentions. The audience is introduced to his evil mind though his appalling tone,…

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  • Compromise In The Lovers Dictionary

    A quote by Ali Harris explains compromise is the main key to a healthy relationship. The quote says “Compromise is what binds people together. Compromise is sharing and conciliatory, it is loving and unselfish”. Ali Harris emphasizes the importance of compromise and its importance in a relationship by specifying that it is what binds people together. Throughout the novel in The Lovers Dictionary written by David Leviathan, the narrator seems to most likely disagree with the quote, and just in…

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