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  • Racism And Identity In Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye

    Toni Morrison´s first novel successfully portrayed the life of young girls from Afro-American families, who are facing racism, violence while-, they are searching for an identity in the primarily white world. Morrison touched many points concerning racial and social problems that were on the stake during the period after the Great Depression and maybe could even have some meaning nowadays. It is possible for young girls to be able of self-love and confidence-, even when they are exposed every…

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  • Sexism In My Living Doll

    Doll as "..inspired whimsey about a beautiful robot and a man with an eye for feminine allure..." (Canote,par7). My living doll had nothing but positive reviews said about the tv show, there was no indication of the show trying to be sexist against females which many thought that was the reason behind the show getting cut off during the middle of the season. But according to this…

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  • Character Analysis Of The Dysfunctional Hoover Family In Little Miss Sunshine

    Little Miss Sunshine is about the dysfunctional Hoover family. Sheryl Hoover (Toni Collette) is an overworked mother who is trying to make everyone happy. Sheryl's brother, Frank Ginsberg (Steve Carell) is a gay and scholar of Proust, who temporarily moved in with her after attempting suicide. Sheryl's husband, Richard Hoover (Greg Kinnear) is a Type A personality man who strives to build a career as a motivational speaker and life coach, he loves winning and hates losing. Sheryl's…

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  • Stereotypes In Beauty Queens

    The portrayal of many stereotypes in a cliche set of fake, made up, pageant girls within Libba Bray’s novel, Beauty Queens, surprisingly moves away from this idea of satire when looking at the bare bones of the storyline. It’s a simple story of women, moving past the patriarchy they’ve been raised where beauty is everything, growing into who they truly are and celebrating their differences as humans, all while surviving being stranded on an island. However, the story does not originally start…

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  • Analysis Of La Reina Del Sur, By Los Tigres Del Norte

    considered an anthem towards the empowerment of females among the narcoculture. A narcocorrido is a song-style under the regional Mexican music genre that narrates a story related to the drug business (Beezley 11). In a music industry that tends to narrate and honor men’s experiences, Los Tigres Del Norte sing a narcocorrido to celebrate a different character: Teresa Mendoza, a female drug leader. Unfortunately, the music video fails to fully honor a female drug leaders and reinforces Mulvey’s…

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  • Interpersonal Relationships In Sula By Toni Morrison

    Sula’s best friend Nel also has an uncertain relationship with her own mother, Helene Wright. Helene is the daughter of A prostitute. She is ashamed of her history and so tries to conform to what she understands as the proper way for a woman to behave. Helene imposes these expectations on her daughter, and grooms Nel for domesticity. Helene’s need for respectability is imposed on her daughter as the ideal of romance rather than more practical information about self information about self…

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  • Theme Of Feminism In Streetcar Named Desire

    Feminism is the advocacy of women's rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes. While the Feminist Movement is important in the present day, the play written in 1947 by Tennessee Williams became known for its portrayal of the dynamics between men and women. In the play, Streetcar Named Desire, feminism plays the main role. Taking place after the second world war, the men of this play assume that they have more power than women. While, in reality, the women have the same or greater strength…

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  • Perfection In The Falling Girl And They Re Not Your Husband

    “Perfection,” that is what people want. In today’s society, people desire in wanting to be perfect. The two stories, “The Falling Girl” and “They’re Not Your Husband,” shows how society’s standards have an overwhelming effect on people. The first story, “The Falling Girl,” is about Marta, a 19-year-old girl who falls off a roof of a skyscraper hoping to reach the bottom and metaphorically shows her journey through life. The second story, “They’re Not Your Husband,” is about Earl and Doreen, a…

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  • The Importance Of Gender Equality And Sustainable Development

    In recent three decades, the importance of gender equality, women’s empowerment and the recognition of women’s rights in succeeding sustainable development has progressively recognized. All over the world gender equity is refer to human rights, precisely women's rights, as well as economic development. Precisely, gender equality means that women and men have the same rights, equal access to resources as well as opportunities across all social institutions such as family, education, politique,…

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  • Theme Of Feminism In The Bastard Of Istanbul

    lived in utter denial and shed off his responsibility, Zeliha openly embraced her daughter and lived to her fullest. But what’s strikingly noteworthy is that even the male characters are liberated at the end from their own sins with the help of a female, establishing the power of a woman. Lastly, “…if you have no reason or ability to accomplish anything, then just practice the art of becoming” (Shafak…

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