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    PART A 1) On pages 42-43 of ‘The Fatal Equilibrium’ Henry Spearman’s daughter, Patricia, makes an error when discussing demand. She discusses what would happen to her ‘quantity demanded’ if there was a gorilla in her waiting room, rather than ‘demand’. As we read we can see that Henry’s exasperated reaction is to cringe slightly with laughter, although he wants to tell his daughter she has made an error, he decides against it. When talking about quantity demanded - the amount of a product people…

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    Someone once said, “ Life is like an elevator: on your way up, sometimes, you have to stop and let some people off.” Sal’s life is just like this quote when Sal had to let go of her mother but, didn’t want to. Sal could not accept her mother’s death but eventually she does. In the book Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech one theme is that happiness can be found in even the darkest of times if only one remembers to turn on the light. One of the best themes is that happiness can be found…

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    This essay dwells upon a short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman “The Yellow Wallpaper”. It analyzes the characters, style, themes and symbols of the story. Also, the essay examines the author’s contribution to the development of early feminism in the 19th century and describes those events in Gilman’s life which could become the basis for this story, which, in fact, is partially autobiographical. The author speaks on behalf of a woman who spends days and nights in a room with yellow wallpaper.…

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    In Kate Chopin's short story ¨Desiree's Baby¨, Irony is the main point of the story. Situational Irony is shown throughout the story. This starts with the unknown past of Desiree and concluding with the realization of what Armand had done to his wife. In the story it is stated between context of how the racial superiority is for the family's name. Armand once said how much he adored and loved his wife, but later led her to kill herself along with their baby. ¨That is, the girls obscure origin.…

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    Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” and Charlotte Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” both focus on the feministic ideas and struggles of women through the use of irony and symbolism to help channel their message towards the audience. Both stories take place in the late 19th century, a time when women were oppressed and thought of to be below men. The main characters of each story, which are women in both, feel trapped their “illnesses”. Jane, the narrator of “The Yellow Wallpaper”, had a metal…

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    The scariest experiences can make the most important impacts. In “Prisoner of Tehran”, Marina Nemat utilizes setting and quotes to convey her many challenges that someone at her age should have never encountered. These challenges triggered memories of her earlier childhood before being arrested. In 246, Marina experienced discomfort and fear. In the different prison she met Taraneh and got to see her old friend Sarah. 246 did not have enough room for all the prisoners. “During the time of the…

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    ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, is a fine example of how a narrator can use language to mirror their own state of mind. Throughout this story both intentional and unintentional hints are given which give us an insight into the female narrator’s psyche. The language in this story changes throughout. In the beginning of this short story about a woman who is suffering from a severe mental illness, the narrator’s thoughts are fluid and her speech is very much controlled. However,…

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    Woman 's rights are based on the supposition that females have similar political, and human and social rights as men, moreover, that females ought to have similar opportunities like men in their own personal decisions concerning politics, expression, and careers. A women 's activist content expresses the creator 's plan for ladies in the public arena as they identify with mistreatment by a patriarchal power structure and the ensuing development of social "protocols" and 'standards '. A feminist…

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    The Heroine and the Heist It seems like time is ticking in slow motion. Alarms are ringing in my ear. Tiffany and Co is going into lockdown. “We need to take the dosh and run!” screams my partner in crime, Rob, from behind the front counter. I turn to see my reflection in one of many glass cases. The world stops as I realise the criminal who I have become. There’s no going back to my previous life. “Now!” screams Rob. I swing my crowbar into the glass. SMASH! Glass shatters into a million…

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    The definition unreliability is the inability to be relied upon or trusted. In these three stories: "Strawberry Spring" and "Tell Tale Heart" written by Stephen King and The "Yellow Wallpaper" written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman all three narrators are unreliable due to various mental illnesses. The narrators of The "Yellow Wallpaper" is a mentally ill woman who was living in a bedroom like prison cell. From the woman being so bored and trapped in her room, it had made her mentally ill so she…

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