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    first women to receive her medical degree in the United States of America. Elizabeth Blackwell would define success as receiving her medical degree, supporting other female health professions, and encouraging women have the capability to achieve their dreams. Elizabeth Blackwell was the daughter of Hannah Lane and Samuel Blackwell who had nine children. Elizabeth worked as a teacher along with her mother and two sisters(Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell). Growing up her father was such an inspiring man and he was commonly known for being a social activist as well as abolishing slavery. Being the father of nine children he raised them to think in a feminist ways(Harrison). Some of his daughters even followed in his footsteps and received their medical degrees. Blackwell was know for her amazing work ethic. She soon realized that teaching was not working out very well so she became a credentialed doctor.…

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    Yellow Wallpaper Diction

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    “The Yellow Wallpaper” is the story of a married couple who stays in a mansion for the summer, and the husband, John, is a physician who takes cares of his wife and her nervous condition by prescribing her a rest cure. However she is obsessed with the yellow wallpaper and she tears off the wallpaper because she believes there are women in it trying to escape. Throughout the story the dynamic between the narrator and John shows the way in which John oppresses her and belies her. Gilman explores…

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    The campaign also aims to motivate young women and girls to be confident after they hit puberty when their confidence typically drops. The Always campaign accomplishes this goal through the use of branding, challenging text statements, startling statistics and research findings on young women’s confidence, and critiquing the common place of the phrase “like a girl.” Always and the #LikeAGirl Campaign. The international feminine hygiene company…

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    Apache Dance Essay

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    Becoming an Apache Woman, Something Only a Girl Can Do In some cultures, an adolescent’s transition into adulthood is celebrated with an extravagant soiree, while other’s are expected to recite religious scriptures. Meanwhile for the Apaches, a native American tribe that lives in the southwestern United States, the leap into womanhood is marked by a symbolic four-day Sunrise Ceremony. The young Apache girl’s physical endurance is tested during this event, where it is believed that she will enter…

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    Female coming of age stories are especially intriguing, considering that society often has a set of ideals about what is of value to women and what young women should experience. The Lives of Girls and Women, by Alice Munro, introduces the story of a girl named Del growing into a woman. Del is a young girl who is primarily raised by her mother. Del explores her sexuality, her religious beliefs, her sense of self-empowerment, and the function of gender in society. Housekeeping, written by…

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    After carefully evaluating the speech spoken by Adrienne Rich, it was apparent that she argued for women to stand up and take control of their education instead of just tolerating it. She presents this speech to an audience of women at a women’s only institution in 1977, resulting in her speech mainly focusing on women who were academically discriminated to their belief. During her speech she desires her audience to be assertive and to strive for self-respect to help women universally, which…

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    it was not over yet, there were fewer and fewer advances made once we reached the 70s and 80s. Based upon the “grades” the poem’s persona receives from her husband and children, she is struggling to balance her duties as a wife and mother. The grades themselves do not focus on herself as a person but rather on her household chores. She receives an A in cooking, her best “class”, but receives an incomplete in ironing. This suggests that she neglects certain duties to perfect others. Perhaps she…

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    On April 19 1966, Bobbi Gibb became the first women to run in the Boston Marathon—disguised as a man in men’s clothing. Growing up, Gibb was always passionate about running. She spent her adolescent and adult years running for her own enjoyment. After she witnessed her first marathon, Gibb felt the desire to participate in the marathon as a runner. Thus, she took it upon herself to train without professional assistance. By the end of her training, she was able to run 40 miles in one stretch;…

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    These experiences affect her views of men and that they are very controlling and brick in the sense that they are almost unstoppable in everyone’s eyes. In 2016, that’s not the case no more. Women have stepped up and are seen as more independent than and just as capable as men to get tasks done. Women in 2016 are seen stronger as ever and that has really changed compared to 1984. Male characters have a huge impact to Esperanza because she notices that most of the women rely on men. The men are…

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    Frailty, thy name is woman”- Hamlet The above quote from hamlet clearly states the position of women in a patriarchal society. Woman are considered physically and morally weak. They are considered as beings of less intelligence and have lesser understanding of the world. According to (Z., 2011) , studies related to heroines of any play are somewhat underrated, even though the plot is strengthened due to female characters. This means that women are somewhat under-represented in plays. They are…

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