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  • Identity In Matilda's 'Great Expectations'

    Through the collection of fragments from “Great Expectations”, Matilda develops an overwhelming curiosity for white culture despite being taught a skewed perspective by her mother. Matilda’s identity is a social construct shaped by the interactions with the locals of Bougainville and the white world taught by Mr. Watts— a cultural hybridity (Nakatsuma, 2010). Although “Great Expectations” provides an escape from Matilda’s dreadful reality through the incorporation of fictional characters such as…

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  • How Did Henry I Influence The English Government

    However, despite these setbacks, Henry I was able to use the rise in population and resulting growth in towns as a means to rule more effectively. Henry I decided to use the surplus in lower nobility and clergy to his advantage by experimenting with the English government, more specifically the administration and legal proceedings. First, Henry I “raised from the dust” lesser nobles and clergy into specialized jobs. These individuals are then granted heiresses, land, or bishop titles for their…

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  • The Use Of Force Analysis

    in him. Matilda already know that she can let the doctor does his work. Furthermore, the doctor uses the word “tears” to show that she finally gives up, Matilda is trying to talk with him about what she is feeling. The doctor is using force to show how the protection of the parents to their child, are affecting her. The parents are causing the death of their child because they do not want to use the force. The parents’ decision of keep the force out is bringing more pressure for Matilda. There…

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  • Love And Marriage In The Necklace And Story Of An Hour

    She is living without any riches or any sense of a fancy lifestyle .She is limited solely because of money, or lack thereof. Matilda married a man who loved her very dearly and would do anything to make her happy, although their life was without any fancy parties, expensive clothes or any type of pampering, he tried to feel in the void .Matilda had felt out of place and very materialistic, as though she was meant to be living in the world and lifestyle closer to those of nobility and…

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  • Women In The Victorian Era

    The Victorian era was a nineteenth-century time period during which many political, economic, and social changes took place throughout England. One of the most prominent categories of discourse regarding this era is that of femininity and the Victorian woman, who was often suppressed and objectified by the patriarchal society in which she existed. However, during the later parts of the nineteenth century, women began to fight for and eventually gain a level of independence in their personal…

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  • Afternoon Tea In The 1800's

    In the early 1840s, British women felt pangs of hunger between lunch and dinnertime and so the only way to alleviate such hunger was to develop a meal in between which is now known as, "afternoon tea". However and at that time, this meal was only available for the upper class and for women who climbed the echelons of society due to the costs of having another meal in the day. Afternoon tea is sometimes incorrectly referred to as “high tea” when in fact, “high tea” is considered to be…

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  • Gifted Education Standard 1 Essay

    The movie I focused on was Matilda, a 1996 American film that was directed by Danny DeVito. The movie is about a bright little girl by the name of Matilda. She was born into a very unusual family that didn't care about her. Her family included her father, mother and brother, the Wormwoods. Matilda was forced to stay home till the age of 6, while she was home she learns to do many things on her own, by the age…

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  • Fever 1793 Summary

    1793 Fever 1793 portrays a young fourteen year old girl, Matilda Cook, who lives in Philadelphia as an epidemic sweeps through know as, Yellow Fever. Yellow fever is a disease that starts with fever and muscle ache. Then, targets often become jaundiced; this is where “Yellow” fever comes from. Although Fever 1793 is historical fiction, Anderson achieved massive amounts of research to create the intriguing story of what happens to Matilda and her family. Using the appendix of Fever 1793 and…

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  • The Castle Of Otranto Literary Analysis

    If you are a ruler of a whole castle you are responsible of the prosperity and the happiness there and you cannot marry any woman. The woman must have the right qualities. Unfortunately, Matilda did not possess such qualities, she was too good personality and easy to manipulate by her father. The death of Matilda was inevitable, because Theodore was in love with her, and there was no other way for the supernatural forces to control who he was going to marry. Even though it was cruel and kind of…

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  • Summary: Badly Injured Man Not Done Partying Yet

    Ambrosio and Matthew Murdock Summary: “Badly Injured Man Not Done Partying Yet.” Fire has a destroying tongue, a whisper of chipped teeth. Society will think it holy, the god for the dark side of humanity sharpening his jaw. It is women with unguarded hearts who tend to the flame, their ribs buried in dirt so they could be without the armor of bone. It’s far easier to reach the muscle, to let it beat in their own way, donning dresses woven by the Furies as a deathless shroud. They are only made…

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