Gilmore Girls

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  • Analysis, Testament Of Youth By Vera Brittain

    Vera Brittain, in her memoir, Testament of Youth, analyzes and describes her experiences being a young lady during the First World War. Her memoir consists of clips of letters, from her brother (Edward) and her fiancé (Roland), and clips of her journal in order to better understand her thoughts and feelings concerning both the war and her personal life. Brittain’s purpose is to try to unravel all the feelings she has, while trying to understand them, because, at the time, it was difficult for…

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  • Symbolism In Jamaicaaica Kincaid's Girl, By Jamaica Kincaid

    Jamaica Kincaid, the author of the short story “Girl,” was raised on the island of Antigua. During the time in which she was raised, Antigua was influenced by the British government. Because of the British control, Kincaid was raised in a culture immersed in the ideals of oppression and slavery. Being an African American woman in Antigua during the rule of the British government influenced how she wrote later in life. She eventually moved to America and landed a job as a writer for The New…

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  • The Advantages Of A Man And Women

    studying at a friends house and when it started to become dark, the girls were constantly checking their phones because we all had curfews and were expected to be home at a certain time. In the other hand, the guys seemed to not worry about time since their parents were less worried about them and let them stay out late at night. I understand that it is dangerous for young teenagers to be out late but why is it that even though a boy and a girl are both young they are treated way differently.…

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  • Birthday Cards

    A common trend between the messages was also observed. Many of the girls’ cards used words such as “perfect”, “pretty”, and “cute”. They also contained a lot of play on words including substituting “fairy for the word “very” or “purr-fect” instead of “perfect”. These trends with the messages on girls’ cards correlated with stereotypical conceptions that girls are supposed to be fragile and sweet, but smarter than boys, which is why a lot of the cards contain a…

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  • Formalism In Pilon, Hills Like White Elephants And The Sleepover

    The girl in Pilon is a child whom is still oblivious to the male species. She has yet to realize that her body is “causing men to look at her.” The girls in The Sleepover are teenagers who are obsessed with males and intrigued by the idea of being with them. While in Hills Like White Elephants the female is an adult woman and has…

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  • Theme Of Feminism In Anita Nair's Lessons In Forgetting

    The research paper aims to explore the elements of feminism in Anita Nair’s Lessons in Forgetting. The paper seeks to study the work of Nair’s Lessons in Forgetting as a text of feminine writing and deals with number of problems that are faced by the women characters in the novel Lessons in Forgetting such as female feticide, gender discriminations, love and dependence on family members, and explains briefly how they overcome such problems to move on in their lives. As per the title, the…

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  • Sexuality In Adolescence In The House On Mango Street By John Cisneros

    from a girl into a young teen. In her journey, Esperanza comes across many challenges, she is forced to grow up by life’s adversities. In the short story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid, a mother advises her daughter and scolds her into becoming a good woman. In her guidance, the mother is worried about her daughter’s sexual activity and warns her about consequences of bad behavior. “A&P” by John Updike, is also a short story where a boy named Sammy comes across his sexuality when he spots three girls…

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  • Savitribai Small Remedies Analysis

    Deshpande implores women to discover themselves. Madhu writes the biography Savitribai Indorekar, Doyen of Hindustani music but Madhu doesn’t like writing the biography because she understands that it is not the original order of the story. She thinks that it is she who has the power to make changes in her story. She says, “I can take over Bai’s life ….and make Bai the rebel who rejected the conventions of her times. The feminist who lived her life on her terms. The great artist who struggled…

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  • The Role Of Women In A Patchwork Fever By Charlotte Mary Yonge

    would lead to a misfortune. The story, “A Patchwork Fever”, by Charlotte Mary Yonge, is the story of a young girl, Frances, who must uphold the responsibilities of the house and the family while her mother goes on a trip to visit her ill mother. During her mother’s absence, she should clean, cook, wash, etc. as all women are expected to do these duties at that time. However, she is an educated girl and builds upon a…

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  • The Vine Of Love In Shankaracharya's Sister Of My Heart

    by actual events. Freud demonstrates that one of the most poignant and persistent memories of his own childhood were a memory of a fantasised scene. (Eisendrath and Dawson, 2008:43) A woman on the ground opens her arms for the woman who was in the sky. This is what we do with grief. The dead are droplets of seawater and ash, riding the air. Are they rising? Are they falling? Look, there‘s no difference. The earth‘s curvature is like a smile. (p.373) At times, we perceive that…

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