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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 related to a person today regardless of a person’s physical sex. However, during the Puritan’s colonization in America, a woman’s characteristics were not as fluid as they are today. Anne Bradstreet broke many of glass ceilings for women. She was the first author published in the newly established Puritan society. Despite this, Bradstreet was held accountable by her Puritan values, thus creating an inner conflict throughout her writings between the Puritan patriarchy and her identity as a female. Therefore, Bradstreet’s background provides a different perspective on the term femininity by the direction it expresses itself in her poetry. To understand Anne Bradstreet’s perspective on femininity as a writer, one must first understand her personal experiences. Anne Bradstreet wrote poetry privately to please her father, who encouraged her to pursue writing. When she was seventeen, she began preparations to travel to England to the new world with her husband Simon Bradstreet, a Cambridge…

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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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  • 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 (goodreads.com). 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…

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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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  • Presentism In Thomas Jefferson

    Each authors address the issue of presentism differently. Each authors talks about past tens and present by presenting the Thomas Jefferson. For example, the first author Douglas Wilson understands the time presentism (historical condition). In author’s opinion Jefferson preferred to own a slaves then make them free because of historical conditions. For instance, during that time 18th century slave holders did not want to be in trouble and therefore they owned slaves to make themselves free.…

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  • Thomas Paine's Impact On The American Revolution Essay

    this give birth to our nation, it also had an impact on American literature. The events of the famous war brought confidence to the colonists and started the revolt against Britain. The Colonists wanted their independence and during this time they did not have a form of informing everyone in the colonies. The only efficient way of spreading news and opinions was to write a book. Many well-known authors came out of this time period and many of their works are still being talked about and…

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  • The Preamble And The Declaration Of Independence Analysis

    might not have catered to what the government wanted, they were revolutionary nonetheless. His first idea of human nature was that at birth all humans are at a blank state, not yet tainted by outside opinions. Locke believed that the natural human state was one of perfect freedom and goodwill. He preferred limited or constitutional monarchy as opposed to absolute monarchy and thought that there was a social contract between a government and its people. This contract states that the government’s…

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  • Alexander Washington's Neutrality Of The American Party

    Britain and France were at war, both sides were looking for allies, Britain was America’s biggest trading partner, but the French helped the Americans in the war, the problem was clear, whose side should the United States take, or if they should even take sides at all? Washington ended up proclaiming neutral to the war, and it was extremely controversial to the people in the nation. The two “political parties”, The Federalists and the Democratic Republicans took sides to the publication. The…

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  • Comparison Of George Washington And John Adams

    George Washington and Thomas Jefferson - two of our nation 's greatest presidents. They have multiple memorials named after them, and they have their faces presented alongside Theodore Roosevelt 's and Abraham Lincoln 's. Both of the men are also featured on currency, Washington on the one-dollar bill and the twenty-five-cent quarter, and Jefferson on the (rather uncommon) two-dollar bill and the five-cent nickel. But Washington came first, and Jefferson was third, so someone had to come between…

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