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  • Pecola's Reflective Essay

    desire not to be black that she is willing the imagine harm to her black body. In addition to thinking about Morrison’s presentation of this theme, I also thought about the documentary Dark Girls and thought back to the way that the way that the manifestation of colorism was shown by the director. The little black girls' choice of dolls was one way that this was shown, therefore, inspiring me to incorporate details about Pecola’s creation of a doll that emulates white beauty standards. I took…

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  • Differences Between The Book And Movie

    The differences between the movie and the book are great. There are people missing and scenes cut. There are people added and scenes added. For the most part though, the theme seemed to stay generally the same. These differences come about because of the difference of how movies focus more on drama and books go more in depth, so they came give more detail. The summary, in the general, for both translations Hannah is complaining about the remembering. She is tired of going over her…

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  • Essay On Gender Socialization

    according to gender. A girl is taught different ways to adapt in a society than compared to a boy or we can say society has more norms and rules for girls and same rules and norms can be changed for boys but girls have to stick to it throughout the course of her life. Family is the first stage of gender socialization. Gender is the key point that helps parents to guide how to raise their children. Family is a primary home where children learn what means to be boy or girl. If a baby girl is born…

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  • Child Beauty Pageant Research Paper

    Nearly a decade ago, I became acquainted with a great friend who opened up my world to makeup, and of course, self-esteem issues. I did not realize at the time how much makeup would change my life. I knew I wanted what every girl wants; it was to have a smooth looking skin and eyes that appear awake, whether it was to impress someone or purely just to feel beautiful. In fact, my freshman year of high school, I would not be caught dead without makeup on my face and my hair as straight as pins. My…

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  • Song 2 8-17 Analysis

    Literary Meaning of Song 2:8-17 Verse 8. The passage begins with an interjection hinnē (Look!), an excited call by the young woman to the daughters of Jerusalem (as well as to her audience and readers) to focus on the present moment about the man whom she loves (and probably about to marry for the young man in this passage has not yet called her bride as he does in 4:8.9.10.11.12; 5:1. She invites the audience/readers to partner with her—to watch and listen with her as she awaits her beloved…

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  • Female Representation In Media

    children, on average, spend seven hours and thirty-eight minutes of entertainment each day. By allowing children to spend ceremonious amounts of time watching the same sorts of oversexualized, one-dimensional female character, we deprive both boys and girls. It is okay to have female characters who have lower class jobs, or are sexually aware, it should be important for the storyline to have her in this role. Not because the male character has to have the dominant position of power. If…

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  • Period Piece Reflection

    family did not have internet; I could have really used google. I had to resort to calling my mom and having her remove it. It was quite humiliating for a girl that felt so grown up just an hour ago. She quietly showed me the pads and suggested I use them until I got a bit older. Northrup, in her column, "The Body at Puberty," recommends girls use pads initially until her periods become more regular. She goes on to discuss the rapid growth the cervix undergoes and that tampons may cause…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Barbie: My Favorite Doll

    Barbie is My Favorite Doll When I was a little girl, I thought nothing in the world could delight me more than a Barbie doll. She has often stayed with me in spirit and acted like a model for me to follow, when I have grown in my childhood. Indeed, Barbie doll is like a life-like figure, who stimulated my imagination, encouraged me to move on when I felt sad, enlightened me when I was in the dark. Interesting, Barbie doll was also my faithful friend, always lending its ear to listening to my…

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  • Gender Roles In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

    “People share a common nature but are trained in gender roles” (“Grace Farrell”). Women and men were assigned specific jobs and were told at a young age what their futures should look like. Women were taught to be beautiful and dependent on a man. Men were taught to be strong and have authority. Society is accepting for men to take on many mistresses, while not for women. Gender roles are a set of rules containing the social norms in the society specifically made for each gender. In the 1920’s,…

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  • Analysis Of Only A Woman By Amel Benaboura

    If you do not stand up for yourself you will never be free. Freedom is essential for a happy life, but basic rights are so often taken from people. Amel Benaboura illustrates this issue in her short story ‘Only a Woman’ which depicts a young woman facing oppression in a patriarchal society. Benaboura uses metaphors, anecdotes and word choice to emphasise her key idea about fighting for your rights. Yamina is a young woman who has grown up in Algeria, a patriarchal society, where violence…

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