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    Anya Gallaccio, information about which will be provided in this essay and whose works will be analyzed further. Anya Gallaccio was born in 1963 in Paisley, Scotland. She comes from the family of TV producer George Gallaccio and actress Maureen Morris. Most of the time she spent in the southwest London. From 1984 till 1985 she was studying at Kingston Polytechnic, London. Later, she kept studying already at Goldsmiths’ College, the University of London from 1985 till 1988. According to Anya, she went to college directly after finishing high school: when she was 18 and at that time she wasn’t really interested in education. After traveling for some time, she went to Paris where she saw works of Pina Bausch (German modern dance performer), and to Holland to a festival. These travels showed her a new world, which she found out so close to what she liked and what she wanted. At that point, she decided to go study art major at Kingston University. But there she realized, that theater, which she was interested in before, have a lot of limitations based on the point of view of the director’s vision. Furthermore, her professors at the university didn’t recommend her to study design, because she was too “idiosyncratic”, the same as sculpture or painting. The last option she had was fine art. She wasn’t feeling comfortable, especially for the reason that art wasn’t open for women so much, as today. One of the professors, Richard Wentworth, finally persuaded her to stay and let the…

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    Task1.2 Impact of legal, regulatory and ethical Kingston University has laid down procedures to have a fair legal and ethical workplace in terms of recruitment and selection. Protected Characteristics The Equality Act covers the Kingston University that were protected by existing equality legislation and now calls them `protected characteristics´: • age • disability • gender reassignment • race • religion or belief • sex • sexual orientation • marriage and civil partnership • pregnancy and…

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    Sojourner Truth was a an African American abolitionist and women’s right activist. She was born in 1797, in Ritton , NY and she escaped with her infant daughter Sophia to freedom in 1826. After she went to court to recover her son in 1828 she became the first black woman to win a case against a white man. During the civil war in 1851 she had a speech that became widely known by the name of “Ain’t I a Women ?” Her speech was re-written in a stereotypical southern way. Truth was from…

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    I love, spirituality and astrology, it is something I regard as highly interesting and important. I have deep green eyes, which change colour depending on my frame of mind. If I am happy they become what I would describe as vivid green, when I am sad they become a piercing blue, when I am angry they turn into grey thunderstorm clouds. My hair is naturally curly, light blonde and I am five foot three in height. My mum describes me as having a heart shaped face, cupid lips, a petite nose and…

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    confusion and questioning towards beliefs of America. Culture plays a major role in this young girl when she mentions “During the first silent year I spoke to no one at school, did not ask before going to the lavatory, and flunked kindergarten. My sister also said nothing for three years, silent in the playground and silent at lunch. There were other quite Chinese girls not of our family, but most of them got over it sooner than we did. I enjoyed the silence.”(Kingston 66.) The values that this…

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    the products marketed towards me be pink, being told that power tools and sports equipment are not for me, these are the things that add up to make girls feel small. As much as I appreciate input from boys on the subject, they truly do not know what it is like. A guy might not think it matters that stores don 't sell girls basketball shorts, but he also does not see the millions of other little things that girls face every day. This blindness to other’s problems is understandable. I would never…

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    In Amy Tan’s essay, Mother Tongue, Tan discusses her struggles growing up as an Asian-American born to Chinese immigrants. She examines certain aspects of the language she speaks and writes, against the language her mother speaks and writes. Amy has a keen grip on “proper” English, most likely due to her being raised in America. Alternatively, Tan’s mother speaks in fragments of English due to her being an immigrant who fled China’s Cultural Revolution (Amy, 1990). Tan realises her different…

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    Outline: Introduction Body: 1. Wong and Kingston wrote about two different situations in their past reflecting their own cultural background a- In “The struggle to be an all American girl”, Wong shows her disdain of being obliged to attend the Chinese school, and her desire to be an all American girl. b- In “Catfish in the bathtub”, Kingston is only interested in the traditional food of the Chinese culture. 2. The mentality of the author’s mothers are relatively the same a- Both mothers obliged…

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    Can you survive in the woods, alone, in the cold? In order to survive in conditions like those you have to have extreme survival skills. In the articles “My escape from N.K.”, “Trapped,” and the movie “Lone Survivor,” these characters had these skills to survive. It takes courage, endurance, and intelligence to be a survivor. Courage is used in survival because if you don’t believe in yourself then you won’t think that you are going to survive. Courage is used in the story, “My escape from…

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    uses the celebration of Fa Mu Lan’s return from war to teach Kingston how to become a perfect Chinese woman warrior who fights modern day injustice. After being criticised for being a girl while seeing boys get praises, Kingston tries her best to be like a boy. Kingston points out, ”I went away to college- Berkeley in the sixties- and I studied, and I marched to change the world, but I did not turn into a boy. I would have liked to bring myself back as a boy for my parents to welcome with…

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