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    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley are two novels in which the themes of equality and inequality are explored extensively. The texts are both written by women in 1847 and 1818 respectively and both deal with gender inequality. Jane Eyre is also a social commentary on the injustices and inequalities of the classist Victorian hierarchy whereas Shelley’s novel focuses on the human rejection of unconventionality and the inequalities faced by societies ‘outcasts. The gender roles instilled in society at the time of Jane Eyre’s publication prevent Jane from using her voice at the beginning of the novel. The inequality of women is shown effectively in Jane’s ‘rival’ throughout the story Blanche Ingram. She possesses the qualities deemed to be attractive in women at this time; she is beautiful, wealthy and musically talented. The idea that these ‘assets’ made women desirable and not possessing them deemed them unattractive is rejected by Bronte and, by Jane succeeding in ‘winning’ Rochester’s heart it shows the authors disapproval of gender and class restraints. The importance of female appearance is shown in juxtaposition with men in Jane Eyre- Rochester is often described as less than attractive but is still an eligible bachelor. The injustice faced by Jane due to her appearance is caused by the sexist views held by society and the belief that beauty was the most important thing a woman could possess. Jane Eyre comments at length on the dangers of…

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    The Analysis of the Three Poems “My Papa’s Waltz”, “My Father’s Hats” and “Those Winter Sundays” are poems which are real exciting and express the love of fathers towards their kids. In these poems they describe to us the friendship between children and their fathers. The poem “My Papa’s Waltz” explains how a young boy was dancing waltz music with his drunken father. The young son appeared to enjoy having fun with his father while dancing despite the fact that he kept on chafing his ear on his…

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    Billy Bishop

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    chased by three others (“William ‘Billy’ Bishop”). Only five weeks after beginning to fly in France, he had 17 victories and was the highest scoring ace for the British forces (Leach 50). In June of 1917, Bishop demonstrated his bravery by carrying out a dangerous raid on a German aerodrome and destroying three enemy planes. This attack on the airport won him the Victoria Cross. Bishop became the first soldier to win all of the military’s highest honors (“William ‘Billy’ Bishop”). General Hugh…

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    Red Baron's Villain

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    were in the military and military families mostly have to keep moving. Before all the negative events happened Red Baron and his brother all went out into to the woods to hunt, boar, elk, birds, and deer, which were collected and displayed as trophies in the castle that his Prussian noble family owned. Also, the reason Red Baron and his brother hunted was because that was part of the privileges of their class. They got to go hunt because Red Baron’s father was an Uhlan career officer. His…

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    Plath has been deemed one of the most shocking losses in literary history because of its suddenness and because of who were left behind. People of all statuses and locations have provided their reactions to Plath’s death. These reactions ranged from death threats to Ted Hughes, the man accused of driving Sylvia Plath to her suicide, to making movies celebrating her courage in facing death on her own terms. These reactions tend to lean on the extreme sides in terms of appropriate responses to her…

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    of vengeance within the first typewritten draft of “Stings.” Once again, this vengeance can be linked to Hughes’. In the tenth stanza of the draft, the man has “seven lumps on his head.” (Drafts in Facsimile 49) These “lumps” are the result of being stung by bees. Van Dyne explains that Plath is “[F]eeling vengeful about her unexpected lack of control over her destiny,” (7) and “sees the male figure as an evil spirit, a deformed troll.” (7) One can assume that if Plath is likened to the speaker…

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    argue Germany should not be blamed for World War I. However, although it can be conceded that Germany’s allies motivated Germany to fight, Germany should be blamed for World War I because it was broadly responsible for the formation of the very alliances that led to it, and other countries, into joining the war. Under the guidance of Chancellor Otto von Bismarck, Germany rapidly gained power after its unification in 1871. However, Germany 's role as a growing European power allowed it to upset…

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    Prof. Andrew Donson Modern German History Reading Assignment #3 Bismarck’s Germany Value: 6% of final reading assignment grade 1. What was the three-class voting system in Prussia? What purpose did it serve? Who supported it? Who opposed it (Fulbrook, A History of Germany, 126-127; Tipton, A History of Modern Germany, 112) A voting system based on how much one paid in taxes. Conservatives supported the system because it reflected their interests. Liberals did not support it, because it did…

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    Hitler: Negative but Effective Leader Not everyone is made to be a leader. Leaders are responsible for all the accomplishments and failures that happen while they are in charge. Not many people are brave enough to handle this pressure and many are unable to keep their followers happy. A great leader should be able to bring a group of people together and be able to help, teach, and motivate them on how to reach their goals. A great leader is able to keep his people in high spirits when…

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    1) The novel gives a brief description of the lives of Frederic Henry and Catherine Barkley before they come to Italy. Frederic used to be a student of architecture back in America. He volunteers to join the Italian army as an ambulance driver. Proof of this is when Catherine asks, “You’re the American in the Italian army” (Hemingway 22). Before Catherine comes to Italy, she had a fiance who had unfortunately passed away. They grew up together for eight years. She is an English woman who is a V.…

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