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    name for the main protagonist of the story shows how much women were belittled. One can argue that Cinderella is in fact her name, but even through the story’s exposition does the reader see it all but a nickname. This woman in one of the most profound “children’s story” is not even worthy enough for a name because “she always looked dusty and dirty” (Grimm 20). As if this was not enough, the Grimm brothers did not even allow Cinderella to help herself. She had to rely on some sort of outside magical force to give her the pretty dress and take her to the ball. It is obvious that women during this time were always in need of “saving”. This damsel in distress ultimately becomes a trophy wife for a king to be in a wealthy kingdom—happily ever after. This is quite a change as literature breaks the barrier of the 21st century. History has long been changed as women have turbulently gained positions of power. In the past century society has made strides to level the field for both sexes as woman’s suffrage and title IX concepts have become the norm. For the first time, women could actually be expected to be independent and ambitious for their own goals. In the story “The Art of Cooking and Serving” by Margaret Atwood the reader finds a girl who is in a trapped situation as well. Throughout this story she is forced to take on much of the housewife type duties for her incapacitated pregnant mother. The storyline makes it clear that she does not enjoy her work and that she grows…

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    Ever After; Cinderella Did you know, in the movie Ever After, the characters are less dimwitted than in the fairy tale “Cinderella”? The movies prince doesn’t need a bird to tell him he has the wrong girl. The movie is better and with characters who actually think. Both the movie and fairy tale are different, but they are also the same. For example, in both stories the father got a new wife along with two new step children. The new children and wife are of course mean to Cinderella…

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    Mountain Park students have been learning about the renaissance. To top off our unit we watched an excellent film named Ever After. It did a great job of teaching and recapping the renaissance. There were multiple big ideas in this picture that really highlighted the renaissance. Three of those were fashion, trade and learning. Fashion represents who you are and your social statues and that’s why it was huge part of the renaissance. Trade could make your city-state really rich and powerful…

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    Life After 9/11 Ever

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    Zafar Khan Lux College Writing Jan-11-2017 To be More Than a Label Every year my birthday falls three days before the worst terrorist attack ever witnessed. I was born in Hyderabad, India on September 8th, 2000, a year before 9/11 occurred. When I was about nine months old, my family decided to move to America. Being a muslim family a year before 9/11 meant you were just like everyone else, but everything changed after my first birthday. Three days after I turned a year old, there was an…

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    to be your Happy Ever After. Life is a constant change for improvement and to become the person we are today from darkness comes light. Life is change it may be hurtful and wonderful at the same time nonetheless you may have only one at a time other times you 'll have both. My grandmother in my mom side had a difficult life growing up, her name even destined to sound like a fairy tale is Rosa. She lived in a small town smaller than here. Her mother, Estela, left the house because her father,…

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    “Cinderella” is a classic fairy tale that everyone has either read or heard of. There are over 350 versions of Cinderella. The difference could be a tiny tweak or an almost completely different story, plot, and message. Regardless of the version, the mother is always absent, and in most versions, dead. The father in every version also disappears or is gone consistently. Andy Tennant is a screenwriter and director of the film Ever After. In the film Ever After, the father, after remarrying…

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    Disney exposed many boys and girls to what we had to do to live out our “happily ever afters”. The damsels in distress were all gorgeous and ignorantly eating apples from strangers or hoarding dinglehoppers until their handsome, wealthy men stepped in to marry them. Cue the end to the happy couple skipping to their white carriage, birds chirping, and the cursive, sparkling script “And they all lived Happily Ever After”. It is then that the guardians of the child will add another scene, one that…

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    Disney’s Not So Happily Ever After Parents Disney Princesses and Happily Ever After no longer just an imaginative story line embracing the tales of time, but now seen by aloof as a rather cruel tool used to plague the minds of our youth with unrealistic ideals, expectations, and body image. Stephanie Haynes, a freelance journalist, critiques in great detail her ideas of the growing trend of sexualization of young girls. This is captured in her essay titled “Little Girls or Little Women? the…

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    audacious beings that helped to alter the underlying causes of the tension and brutality. These activists made lots of advancements to achieve a humanity among society. Many people during the early 1960s were upset over the civil rights activists and their achievements. Tensions were raised as the community fought over rights (Medgar Evers). One of the most prominent civil rights activists was Medgar Evers, now a widely known revolutionary for his acts against the hate…

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    Medgar Evers Thesis

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    Introduction/Thesis: Medgar Evers born on July 2, 1925 in Decatur Mississippi was a multifaceted civil rights activist. He advocated for organized boycotts of discriminatory white business, fought for equal, no longer separate, education for black and white children. Broke barriers in his time with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). He also fought for legal justice for African Americans during that time. Evers is one of the most prominent figures in the pre…

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