Robert Dudley

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  • How Did Queen Elizabeth I Never Hold Her Tongue

    “There is no marvel in a woman learning to speak, but there would be in teaching her to hold her tongue” ― Elizabeth I Tudor ( However, Queen Elizabeth I never held her tongue when she could have a say in matters. In many ways, Queen Elizabeth was one of the very first women in the 1500s to dominate her own era. Queen Elizabeth l controlled part of the government and provided suitable leadership for her army when the Spanish Armada tried to challenge England. With her intelligence, manipulative speech skills, and bravery, Queen Elizabeth inspired her army to face the Spanish Armada with fierceness, power, and strength, which lead to their victory. One of the ways Queen Elizabeth was able to lead her army to victory was with the use of her intelligence. First of all, Queen Elizabeth used her intelligence to find that she needed to be direct, truthful, and calm when speaking to her soldiers to supply the, with a boost confidence in winning the battle ( 2014). Queen Elizabeth realized that her emotions would have a huge impact on her army. Ms. Elizabeth knew that this was the right way to address her army because she figured that if she, the leader, was calm, then her army would gain more confidence in themselves. Her calm demeanor also calmed the army down a bit. Moreover, since this battle was one over the territory of England, Elizabeth’s speech aided the soldiers realize that they couldn’t let the Spanish conquer their homeland without a good…

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  • What Are Edna's Conflicting Beliefs Against Society

    soul she possesses. Her realization of the fact that her husband does not control her seems to spark within her at this moment, for she refuses all of his commands. In addition, Edna simply disregards her household responsibilities and goes out to perform extracurricular activities (55). She even goes to the extent of answering her husband with a similar attitude! Edna’s cravings for pursuing her interests rather than being a puppet drives her out of her confinement of a house. Her lust for…

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  • Childhood Memories Of Ipperwash Beach

    violent and where I, as a resident of Ipperwash Beach, find myself unsettled and in disbelief. On September 4th 1995, approximately thirty members of the band, accompanied by children, stormed the land in protest. (Salomons, 2009) They originally planned a peaceful protest but what started out as an innocent practice of human rights turned into something problematic for Canada in the years to come. (Salomons, 2009) The then premier, Mike Harris, wanted the protest dealt with quickly and quietly.…

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  • Anne Bradstreet Femininity Analysis

    Anne Bradstreet and Femininity According to the Oxford English Dictionary, femininity can be defined as “Behaviour or qualities regarded as characteristic of a woman; feminine quality or characteristics; womanliness.” (OED) In today’s society, the concept of femininity takes on many different roles and forms. You can find women in more traditional roles such as mothers and teachers to non- traditional roles such as lawyers, doctors and construction workers. The concept of femininity can be…

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  • The Pilgrim Morals

    Piety, courage, and industry, were the Pilgrims’ most cherished values. They were thought such a necessity because of each values’ strong place in building a stable and prosperous community, as well as keeping a “morally” intact society, the “new Jerusalem.” But “paradise” is not to be gained without challenge and great effort against the “enemy of God” and they came in the form of hardship, privation, and fear. Bradford, Winthrop, Bradstreet, and Edwards wrote of these hardships that they and…

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  • The Flesh And The Spirit Analysis

    According to Poetry Foundation, Anne Bradstreet was born in 1612. She didn't attend school, though she was tutored by her father Bradstreet favored literature, most of her time was spent on reading. Once she was sixteen years old she married Simon Bradstreet who assisted her father, Thomas Dudley and eventually had eight children. As a young adult she wrote numerous short poems; “To My Dear and Loving Husband,” “A Letter to Her Husband, Absent Upon Public Employment,” and “The Author to Her…

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  • Mary Rowlandson

    The idea of salvation inhabits an important part of American cultural history, especially in regards to America’s Puritan heritage. The foundation of Puritan culture was religion. The Puritan philosophies that stressed the choice between a life of sin or salvation. These ideas can be seen in early American literature such as that of Anne Bradstreet’s “The Author to her book” and Johnathan Edwards’s “ Sinners in the among others. American literature eventually evolved into a secular art. Later…

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  • Shaker Culture Book Report

    an early example shaker culture when Mr. Tanner gives young Robert the pig for help and apron with the calving. Mr. Haven and Robert are fixing the fence when Mr. Tanner brings the pig Roberts father states about accepting the pig “we thank you brother Tanner but it’s not the shaker way to take frills for being neighborly” (P 21). I think this shows that in the shaker culture they feel that is not right to accept a gift or payment for doing the right thing in any given situation are helping out…

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  • Gender Equality In Susan Glaspell's A Jury Of Her Peers

    In society, there is always the desire to be “loyal to your sex” (Glaspell), to protect those that one relates to the most. In Susan Glaspell’s short story, A Jury of Her Peers, the characters personify that exact constant by protecting their peers, respectively, as a result of the historical gender segregation. To begin, the women in the short story are not friends, with the narrator of the story stating “She [Martha Hale] had met Mrs. Peters the year before at the county fair… she remembered……

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  • The Road Not Taken And The Armful Analysis

    The Road Not Taken v. The Armful Robert Lee Frost created poetry with mysterious yet clear, heartfelt lessons of choices and struggle, two of which are well shown in The Road Not Taken and The Armful. The two poems perfectly depict some of Frost 's own triumphs, despite the hardships endured, the inspirations channeled from Frost 's wife, Elinor White, and the scenery of the England 's countryside. The moods perceived throughout the works of literature brings mysterious feelings of failure…

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