Little Women tells the story of the lives March sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. As They, grow up in Plumfield, with their mother during the Civil War. Throughout the course of the novel the sister face meaning hardship, and throughout the novel they must learn to overcome. Some these hardships include; Jo selling her long, beautiful hair so that their mother can go see theor alliing father. While Marmee is gone, Beth contracts scarlet fever and eventually dies of it years later.
Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche exemplifies adversity throughout the main character. Purple Hibiscus is about a young girl named Kambili who faces beatings, deaths, freedom, and love. An example of adversity in the beginning of Purple Hibiscus is when Kambili’s mom was getting beat by her father. In the middle, Kambili went to Nsukka and changed her shy ways. In the end, Kambili found a man she loved in Nsukka.
Pastan stated in an interview that she stopped writing for about ten years, because she could not be the perfect wife and mother that she was expected to be and also commit herself to her poetry (Brown, 3). She considers herself “a product of the ‘50s – what I called the perfectly polished floor syndrome. I had to have a homemade desert on the table for my husband every night” (Brown 3). Such experiences reflected her poetry, significantly. Pastan uses many poetic devices, such as metaphors.
Anne Fadiman’s novel The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down, documents the life of the Lees, Hmong refugees who live in California. Their daughter Lia has a seizure which they diagnosed as qaug dab peg, “the spirit catches you and you fall down”. These seizure cause her to become vegetated for the rest of her life. Her parents believed that her seizures happened because her soul had fled her body. Because of the cultural traditions, aside from her treatment at Merced Community Medical Center, they utilized traditional healing methods.
Through Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen’s work “Remembering Anna O, a century of Mystification and Hitchcock’s A Shadow of Doubt, the human mind is explored through the truth behind the madness behind opening paths into the unconscious. The case of Anna O, is about a young woman who dealt with hysteria. Her case has acted as the base of psychoanalytic theories and practices. Anna O was described as a twenty-one year old girl, with high intelligence, who started to develop signs of illness while she was nursing her father who died of tubercular abscess, which lasted over two years. First she started by having a cough, then developed physical and psychological disruptions
THE BIOGRAPHY OF MARILYN MONROE Marilyn Monroe was born on June 1, 1926, in Los Angeles, California. Her original name was Norma Jean Mortenson. Her mother’s name was Gladys Barker and her father’s identity was not clear because her father was absence so she never knew real father. She never knew her father her mother was mentally health and Gladys had psychiatric problems which were paranoid schizophrenia after that she was placed in Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk in 1935. Marilyn Monroe was cope with a difficult during the childhood.
In this work, the author does a magnificent job of representing his culture which allows readers to gain new knowledge regarding a culture they were not exposed to before. When I read Bashō’s work, I became fascinated by the concept of impermanence and the Japanese culture’s focus on it. Today, many people are too focused on the past or the future instead of realizing that time will always go on and bring new experiences. Also, individuals should educate themselves when it comes to cultures that aren’t their own and literature has the power give readers that understanding. Bashō’s work of art will continue to offer a beautiful representation of the Japanese culture that enthralls readers
An example from “ Women Dying In Colombia After 'Garage Clinic ' Cosmetic Surgeries” Is a 21-year-old girl named Ximena wanted to have a procedure done, some of her friends had a similar procedure done and recommended a place. Hours after having the job done she could not breathe correctly. She messaged the doctor and he said to rest, take it easy and it will pass over. She died on Wednesday, one day after her operation. Later people heard her story and figured out he was a chef.
Hulga, as she named herself after she was away from home, pretends to be different from her mother but she is the same. Like her mother she is naïve and has a misperception of the world. Hulga is a high educated lady, she has a PHD on philosophy and she reads a lot. She has had an accident at her age at ten and she lost her leg. She has an artificial leg and this is reflected to her broken character and to her desperate soul.
The sexist views, historical gender roles and social impact that surround this image, connect with multiple social science theories in psychology, anthropology and sociology. Anthropology The 60’s saw the birth of the feminist movement after the Second World War and the subsequent surge of women in the workforce. However it took a long time for women rights to make advancements and for traditional gender roles to stop influencing society. This photograph connects to the changing, traditional and cultural gender roles of the time and to the school of thought that is Feminist Anthropology. Although feminism was on the rise, women were shunned from many sports and were not officially allowed in the Boston Marathon until 1972.