Rita Mae Brown

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  • Rubyfruit Jungle Identity Analysis

    Identity: What Forms the Core? When asked about themselves, the majority of people have a few “I Am” statements that they think of instantaneously. I am a student. I am a dancer. I am queer. I am weak. I am strong. Any given person is always significantly more than just the statements that they think of and are likely not the only person who identifies with those statements, but they will list them nonetheless. Generally the “I Am” statements that a person gives are the components of their identity that they cling to most strongly. In Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown, Molly anchors her identity to the fact that she is strong and capable, her own hero. Ziggy, the main character of Try by Dennis Cooper, alternately places the fact that he is…

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  • Themes Of Motherhood In Sylvia Plath's Morning Song

    Sylvia Plath’s “Morning Song” explores a mother’s complex emotions towards her newborn child after giving birth for the first time. Although motherhood is often regarded as a joyous event that gives a woman’s life purpose and meaning, “Morning Song” instead depicts motherhood as a complicated event fraught with uncertainty and fear, but also with love and affection. Rather than expressing overwhelming love and happiness, the mother in the poem feels distant from her child and gradually learns to…

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  • A Subprime Parable By Michael Lewis Analysis

    In his essay “The Mansion: A Subprime Parable,” Michael Lewis reported that most Americans tend to desire houses they cannot afford. They start blaming rating agencies and mortgage brokers because they find themselves financially underwater. But according to Lewis claim, the lending business didn’t create this desire. The people did. He explains that most people want a house that reflects how well they are. They think that they will control the house but the truth that the house controls every…

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  • Mae Carol Jemison

    Mae Carol Jemison is an African-American physician and NASA astronaut. On June 4, 1987, she became the first African American woman to be admitted into the astronaut-training program. On September 12, 1992, Jemison flew into space with 6 other astronauts aboard the Endeavour on mission STS47. On that day, she became the first African-American woman in space. Mae Jemison was born on October 17, 1956 in Decatur, Alabama. She grew up in an extended family home with both of her biological parents;…

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  • Summary: The Global Financial Crisis

    people into subprime loans when they were not able to afford them. Incentives for homeowners to avoid responsibility were created by states not allowing mortgage holders to go after homeowners when the defaulted on their mortgages. To remedy these factors the government could increase regulation on the mortgage industry and revamp tax credits on mortgages (Pozen, ch. 1). The “Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)” and the “Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddy Mac)” were…

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  • The Great Recession Essay

    Freddie Mac in 1970, which was similar to Fannie Mae. The two mortgage associations enjoyed the privilege of government guarantee. They converted mortgage into bonds through asset securitization on market for sale, which attracted investment banks and other financial institutions for purchase. A question raised as why banks sold their mortgages to those people with low credit and high risk of default, but the real question is what should they do without loaning money to these people. If other…

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  • Juxtaposition In Educating Rita

    Educating Rita “Transitions into new phases of life can affect perceptions of individuals and society” “Educating Rita” a play by Willy Russell composer and play write explores how transitions are revealed through the change of perceptions of individuals and society through the two protagonists Frank and Rita. In conjunction with “Then and Now” a poem by Aboriginal activist and poet Oodergeroo Noonuccal, explores the impact of the assimilation policy on aboriginal culture. Through…

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  • 2008 Financial Crisis Analysis

    The Financial Crisis of 2008 has been attributed to various entities or regulations. While most of these conjectures make valid points, attributing such an immense series of events to just one or two entities or regulations is benighted. Arguably, what set the precedence for the ensuing crisis is influenced by who you ask but, a case can be made for the most apparent events that did impact the crisis. The names Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, CRA (Community Reinvestment Act 1977), and AIG are just a…

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  • New Deal Advertisement Analysis

    “The collapse of the United State economy in the 1930s forced government to enact a housing program – part of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal program”. (Macionis, p. 325, 2013) The New Deal program allowed public housing policies; which provides financial grant to homeowners and builders. Originally conceiving this ideas seems to be a good answer for urban housing problematic but this plan didn’t flourish with serious inadequacy. More than a decade ago, there were a flood of…

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  • Case Study Still Alice

    Demographic Information For this assignment I watched Still Alice (Glatzer, 2015). This movies main character is Alice who is a linguistic professor at Columbia University. At the begging of the move she is celebrating her 50th birthday. She is married to John and has three adult children Anna, Tom, and Lydia. After having some issues with her memory Alice decides to see a neurologist who tests her cognitive abilities and does scans of her brain. After the test are performed Alice is diagnosed…

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