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  • Expectations And Standards In Margie Piercy's Barbie Doll

    Expectations and standards for women in society are unrealistic and outrageous. These thoughts of what a woman should be like and how they should behave have been around for centuries. Woman are often times looked down upon when they don’t look like how society tells them to and this can cause a number of things to go wrong in their self image and life. Unfortunately these high expectations have had an extremely negative impact on females. In Margie Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” she discusses the…

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  • The Effects Of The Scopes Monkey Trial

    newly placed Butler Act. This case is what catapulted the dispute of creationism versus evolution and how it should be taught in schools. The outcome of this 1925 trial affected the rest of the 19th century extensively, however as the 20th century neared, the effect became less prevalent. John Scopes was a local biology teacher and was arrested for teaching evolution, the "Scopes Monkey Trial" was the case against him. The grounds for John Scopes’ arrest was that he violated the Butler Act. The…

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  • Feminism Vs Postmodernism Essay

    The question of whether the relationship between Feminism and Postmodernism is or has been a productive one (especially for the former) is one that has been asked for a generation now. In its wake has emerged philosophies and theories which have profoundly challenged, if not altered, the shape and direction of Feminism, much to the ongoing dismay of many of its advocates. While the often-contentious discourse around these “two leading currents of our time” (17) did not begin with the debate that…

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  • John Scopes Trial Analysis

    In 1925, the Scopes Trial occurred because John Scopes, a high school teacher, was accused of breaking Tennessee’s law against the teaching of evolution in public schools. The prosecution welcomed William Jennings Bryan to take part in the trial, while the defense chose Clarence Darrow on their team. Bryan was a firm religious fundamentalist, however encouraged the indictment to battle its fight on sacred grounds. Bryan trusted that groups were legitimized in setting educational principles…

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  • Scopes Monkey Trial Research Paper

    There seems to be a major battle between two entities in every subject matter of life and we are always drawn to it because it demands we pick a side amongst the rivals. The more famous of rivalries are evident in the sports world. In baseball you have the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. In football, the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers; The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics have battled and torn each other up since the 1960’s. Outside the sports world you have rivalries such…

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  • Analysis Of Judith Butler's Theory In Gender Trouble Of Gender Advertisement

    actions associated with femininity have been repeated to form a concrete idea of what a true woman is. Butler supports this idea with the statement that the “expectation produces the very phenomenon that it anticipates” (Butler xv), meaning that the constant pressure for women of all ages to be feminine, demure, and motherly creates the idea that there shouldn’t be deviations from these standards. Butler defines performativity as, “Not a singular act, but a repetition and a ritual, which…

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  • Gender Inequality In Woman As Other By Charlotte Perkins Gilman

    Gender inequality is an issue that has been happening for thousands of years, affecting cultures from all around the world. Women have endured since ancient times the title as the inferior being, the “other” gender besides the man, the weaker and less valuable specimen. This gender inequality created a huge difference between men and women, placing women’s rights under men’s jurisdiction, which dictated what women were and were not allowed to do. This issue was analyzed by the French and…

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  • Existentialism In Simone De Beauvoir's The Second Sex

    This, however, does not excuse man’s blatant disregard for the woman’s humanity and perceived inferiority. Judith Butler argues that sex is a matter of interpretation and contrary to Beauvoir, it is not natural. Perhaps the most or one of the most famous quotes in Beauvoir’s the Second Sex, “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman” further dives into the stance…

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  • The Cry Of Lot 49 Ethos Pynchon Analysis

    as Third Wave Feminism. After fighting for legal and social equality by standing up against patriarchal oppression, the goals of feminists broadened to break down concepts of gender, sexuality, and the body (Rampton). Queer Theorists such as Judith Butler branched from this new movement in Women’s Studies to examine the reality of identity and attack the problematic perception of heteronormativity, the belief that humans are normally heterosexual and distinctly male or female. In The Crying of…

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  • George Rappleyea Thesis

    THE GREAT MONKEY TRIAL Thesis In Dayton, Tennessee, in 1925, as a substitute teacher, John Scopes illegally taught evolution. The ACLU was against the Butler Act (which most people in Tennessee believed in), that teaching evolution in public schools was wrong. They took a stand and partnered with Clarence Darrow, a famous defense attorney, to defend John Scopes who was convinced to stand. George Rappleyea, the manager of the Cumberland Coal and Iron Company in Dayton, agreed with the ACLU,…

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