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    During the middle of the night, a dog-like animal catches Dr. Montague’s and Luke’s attention and they follow it out into the garden. At the same time, Eleanor and Theodora stay in the room and hear loud banging at the door as if a monster is going to “eat them” (98). Dr. Montague states, “When Luke and I are called outside, and you two are kept imprisoned inside, doesn’t it begin to seem that the intention is, somehow, to separate us?” (99). Hill House purposely separates the ladies from the men and traps and psychologically damages the ladies. The purpose of a house is to provide warmth and security for family member and to allow them to reconnect with one another. However, a haunted house defeats the purpose of a house because it separates family members instead of uniting…

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    Theodora Gender Roles

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    years before the events of the original film. Made in 2013, the prequel focuses on the character Theodora, who is presented initially as a good witch but who becomes the Wicked Witch of the West in the later film. I decided to study how the scriptwriters use her language to reinforce and exert power over the other characters. There are many techniques the scriptwriters use to portray Theodora in the film, for example through the use of imperatives and interrogatives which makes the audience…

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    Ishi In Two Worlds Summary

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    Ishi in Two Worlds depicts the life story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Indian Yana tribe, who emerged starving in the northern California town of Oroville in 1911 after being captured. Written by Theodora Kroeber—UC Berkeley graduate, writer, anthropologist, and wife of Alfred Kroeber (leading anthropologist during the time, and one of Ishi’s close friend) – the book delivers a humane study, and the valid, realistic past history which in turn explains the treatment of Ishi’s people. Among…

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    Her Royal Highness Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark spoke to elderly citizens about youth activism and the Syrian refugee crisis as a part of the Learning Institute for Elders program at the University of Central Florida Feb. 16. “Every young person deserves the chance to reach their full potential,” Princess Theodora said. Princess Theodora, also known under the stage name Theodora Greece, was invited as a part of the LIFE Global Issues Series. She introduced herself to the packed room…

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    Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s Napoleon on His Imperial Throne, 1860, and the mosaic Theodora and Her Attendants, ca. 547, both illustrate powerful individuals from the time periods. While both artworks are about powerful leaders they have a wide stretch of time between them. The mosaic of Theodora and Her Attendants is a part of the Byzantine art era. Byzantine art was art produced in the middle ages, and usually centered in Constantinople. The artwork from this time were very connected with…

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    abandon their traditional roles and take on leadership roles? All these women took on leadership roles in times which their country needed a good leader. Mulan, Boudicca, and Theodora all had driving forces that lead them to step out of traditional roles and step into leadership roles. Mulan’s reason for stepping out of a traditional role and taking on a leadership role was honor. Boudicca’s reason was vengeance/ retribution. Theodora’s reason was hope. Honor, vengeance/ retribution, and hope…

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    Empress Theodora and Attendants, is a mosaic found in the Church of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy. Considered to be one of the most important surviving example of Byzantine architecture and mosaic work, it was created ca. 526-547 under Ostrogothic rule. Empress Theodora and her entourage are displayed in the south wall of the apse, right across from Justinian and his retinue. One of the key stylistic changes we noticed when viewing this mosaic, is that it is leaving the classical styles of…

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    About Theodora Colborn Dr. Theodora Colborn was a toxicologist who founded the quote, “endocrine disruptor.” This term means how chemicals can destroy and affect health of the endocrine system. Colburn earned her Ph.D when she was 58 from the University of Wisconsin (Grossman, Vandenberg, Thayer, & Birnbaum, 2015, pg. A54). Before going back to school, Colborn was a sheep farmer and a grandmother (Motavalli, 1997, pg. 2). Thirty-five years ago, she did research on species of the Great Lakes who…

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    Elizabeth I and Empress Theodora by Milton Meltzer and the World Almanac Discusses two powerful woman. Both Empress Theodora and Elizabeth I impacted their respective empires by making many changes during their reigns that improved conditions for their citizens. Theodore was a woman of great importance that was witty and beautiful. Queen Elizabeth was a very demanding person. She was also very exciting and enjoyed herself at parties. These two important woman were similar in the way that they…

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    I want to remember this because many people and families could use this in their everyday lives. I wonder why do brothers fight so often? I agree that the author is right that there is too much fighting in the world and also all around us. We don't need to fight with our brother or sisters. This statement tells the readers that Lady Theodora is a very Intelligent person and also very caring towards both of her sons. I want to remember this quote for the rest of my life and use it. I wonder why…

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