Gilmore Girls

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  • Daksha Dance Symbolism

    The dress worn for the ball has symbolic significance. Alka wears the costume of Rani Janshi though not brave like her. Dolly wears the mujra dress of a prostitute expresses her keen desire to love and to be loved outside marriage.The dance costume decided for the crippled Daksha is also symbolically significant. In the words of Krati, The old beggar woman who appears in the play under the tarpaulin time and again has a symbolic meaning. First time she appears, at the reference of the name of…

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  • The Symbols Of Fairytales In The Brothers Grimm Folk Tale

    Three drops of blood, three poisoned items, three tokens given for spinning straw into gold, three nights in the wood; the number three woven into so many of the brothers Grimm folk tales. Perhaps it is for the repetition of an action or phrase to better allow the story to become ingrained in a child’s mind. For who doesn’t recall the words little red riding hood speaks to the wolf, “Oh, grandmother what big ears you have!” “The better to hear you with.” “Oh, grandmother what big eyes you…

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  • The Necklace And The Gift Of The Magi Analysis

    Mathilde, but they are not so different when you analyze closely. Both characters value material things, realize the value of what they had before, and regret their decisions at the end after realizing that money can't bring you happiness. Therefore both girls have a similar values despite their different lifestyle conditions. Mathilde from "The Necklace" and Della from "The Gift of the Magi" give value to material things. Mathilde was only happy after her husband gave her a ball invitation, a…

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  • The Point Of View In Alice Walker's Everyday Use

    Dee doesn’t want her family on a farm and raising cattle because that isn’t what she likes. She has an open mind about things and sees them as more than just what they are used for, hence the title, “Everyday Use.” Dee may seem like a rude, spoiled girl, but looking at it from her perspective, all she wants is for her family to live the way she does. Changing the point of view from Mama to Dee would make a major difference. Looking at the story with Dee telling it would allow access to her…

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  • Analysis Of The Dinner Party By Mona Gardner

    he has that ounce more of nerve control than a woman has.” He believes that men may also want to scream but they don’t because of the ounce more nerve control they have. This is the stereotypical point the colonel is trying to prove, but the young girl opposes. That men have more control than women. However, later in the story the American Naturalist does something that proves the young girl’s point but seems as if he’s supporting the…

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  • Literary Devices In Where Are You Going Where Have You Been

    through, "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?" by Joyce Carol Oates, which is narrating the fatal destiny of a fifteen-year-old girl. The story is unsettling and an incredibly formidable story of a young girl’s loss of innocence during a time of social change, unrest and turbulence. The story’s protagonist is Connie, a self-absorbed, yet beautiful fifteen-year-old girl, who is at odds with not only her family but also the conservative values handed down by society. With many literary…

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  • Pippi Longstocking Analysis

    Laura Hoffeld notes that “[a] little girl without parents to protect her and represent her to the world would ordinarily have the lowest status, be the least powerful member of her society” (48), instead Pippi is “the strongest, brightest, and richest girl in the world” (Metcalf 14-15). By being parentless, the author gives her character the means to be whoever she wishes to be, without restraint. From the beginning, she distinguishes herself from many girls, princesses, or fairies, by…

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  • Feminism In My Last Duchess

    the female characters are not good role models for young women since their downfalls are a result of being too eager to please and trusting the wrong men. In the story, the young girl questions what purpose these weak female characters serve in the classroom: “why did we have to study these hapless, annoying, dumb-bunny girls?” (Atwood 224). This quotation aids in understanding why Atwood’s female narrator identifies with the Duke as opposed to the Duchess because it illustrates her yearning for…

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  • Gender Stereotypes In Pretty Hurts By Beyonce

    made me think about how girls all over the world are constantly trying to be seen as “perfect” and the lengths they go to better themselves. To find out more about how this applies to the real world, I decided to do my research report on this. My hypothesis is: “In today 's society woman are only judged by appearance, not by brains or personality”. I broke this down into three/four key questions primarily, What is causing today 's society to think like this? How are girls reacting to these…

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  • A & P By John Updike And Araby By James Joyce

    with lust over a girl. The two boys are different ages and go to different lengths to impress the girl they want; however, each story has a similar theme, inciting incident, and final ending. A theme in both of the stories is immaturity, or ignorance. The narrator of Araby is an unnamed boy who is probably not yet an adolescent. Being a young boy in a dull town with little exposure to anything from the world outside of his, he is, by default, ignorant. His first experience with a girl is with…

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