“Abigail and John Adams did not always see eye to eye on matters of policy,” according to Biography.com, but she still did her best to help John. Even though she could not officially be John’s advisor, she acted as one and acted through John to improve the United States. When John lost the re-election in 1801, they “retreated to Massachusetts” (Michals). Abigail lost her son Charles around this time and never got to see her son John Quincy Adams become President. “She died on October 28, 1818, three days after her 54th wedding anniversary”
Mary Wollstonecraft was an educator and one of the first woman rights activist, who changed the way how woman were viewed by themselves and others. Mary was born in Spitalfields, United Kingdom in 1759. She was the second of seven children to be born to John Edward and Emily Dickson. Wollstonecraft had a tough childhood. They were a middle-class family, but John Edward was a bad manager of the money they had.
Louisa went on a tour throughout Europe in 1870, as well as a few brief tours in New York, before settling down in Boston and Concord to care for her mother and her increasingly helpless father. Louisa spent more than five years caring for her mother before she passed away in 1877, and another ten years caring for her father (“Louisa May Alcott: American Author.”). Most of Louisa’s novels were directed towards young adults, but she did try her hand at writing adult novels––including Work (1873) and Modern Mephistopheles (1877)–– but they weren’t quite as popular. Little Women (1868), Little Men (1871), Eight Cousins (1875),
Although the MDGs were created to raise awareness of the problem, a recent MDG Progress Report indicates that there still remains a huge gap to closing gender equality worldwide. Women are still treated like second-class citizens. The chances of finding a woman that is being oppressed or shut down are relatively high. This sudden gap of inequality can be induced in any way: forcing her to do something she doesn’t want to do, sexual violence, social or legal barriers, aborting an unwanted child or even get an equal salary. However some believe that women should not receive the privilege of gaining equality or
2 2.Life The second section of this paper will be based on her childhood and adolescence because it is a decisive factor for her problems in her later life. 2.1 Youth Marilyn Mornoe, born as Norma Jeane Mortenson on June 1, 1926 in the LA General Hospital was the child of Gladys Mortensen and an unknown father. Her mother previously married Martin Edward Mortensen and had two children with him but they were taken to Kentucky with Martin. Her mother added the residency of her father as unknown and her father could have been any of her mother’s boyfriends in 1925. Within two weeks of Norma’s birth Gladys gave her over to a foster family sixteen miles away.
There she got a job in publishing house; the role she performed was clerk and mechanical tasks. She lived a difficult life with working 12hours a day, soon her aunt became ill and aunt returned back to Baltimore leaving Richmond on her own at the age of seventeen years. Living in poor condition for two years in New York she returned to Baltimore, where she worked for several years as a book keeper. During this period she became involved with Unitarian church and developed her social skills as she met new friends there, in year 1888, she applied for job as assistant treasurer with the charity organization society (COS). (richmond mary) Richmond`s source of inspiration As marry Richmond brought up in care of her grandmother and her aunts, her grandmother was an active women suffragist; she was spiritualist and radical, the environment of her family given her ideas of social work.
In the novel Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte has the spotlight on Jane, who is the protagonist of the story. Jane is a ten-year-old orphan whose parents died of the disease typhus when she was at a younger age and is forced to live with her Uncle Reed, his wife and three children in Gateshead. Uncle Reed was the only one who was ever kind to Jane, but dies early on in the novel. Jane is left with Mrs. Reed and her children John, Eliza, and Georgiana, who had always treated Jane with ultimate cruelty. She was never able to experience the life of an ordinary child without her biological parents.
This negates the legal age of marriage in Bangladesh which is 21 years for boys and 18 years for girls . Bakul is one such girl who was pressured into marryingat 15 years of age, and had a child within a year . Her dreams of becoming a doctor were shattered while she envied girls of her age perusing their careers. Parvin was another girl who was married at the young age of 11 years. Her family was struck by poverty and married their daughter for survival.
Pressure from a girl’s family to make what was called a “good” marriage was almost all that was expected from her. Speaking of Jane Austen, she was born on December 16th 1775, who was the seventh of eight children, also the second girl of the family. Her father, George Austen, earned their living as a teacher as well as assistant chaplain at his college, Oxford, where he met Cassandra Leigh,
Emily Dickinson was a reclusive poet from the nineteenth century who never ventured past her property for roughly twenty years. Dickinson was born in Amherst Massachusetts in December of 1830. She lived with and was the daughter of Edward Dickinson, an influential businessman in their town of Amherst, and Emily Norcross Dickinson. Emily also resided with her older brother, Austin, and her younger sister, Lavinia. Amherst Academy was the school that Dickinson first attended when she was fifteen years old, her father was the treasurer for a short period, and her ancestors were heavy influences in the founding of the academy.