Although many men were angered by her rule because they worried their power and control would diminish. Empress Wu’s ability to control society in a functional manner and better China over the course of her reign was able to prove how a women was able to be much more than what society and men wanted them to
“Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try” - Jack Canfield. Adeline may think she is a failure, but other people don't and thought she could succeed in life. Adeline showed this quote throughout her lifetime in the book and that encouraged her to be the best . Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah is an inspirational story because Adeline never gave up in the memoir, she had motivators that pushed her through troubles in life, and there was a happy ending. Adeline was a very elegant and classy girl who faced her problems very well with the help of other people.
Thus, there is no doubt that Portia is a wise women who displays her abilities as a women. Her choice influences on many other characters such as Antonio, Shylock and Bassanio. Her choice makes different results and it lead them to make a different choice. The last choice appear in The Merchant of Venice is in the choice of Antonio. He can be defined as a unlucky and depressing royal merchant who is lacking of fund ( Bloom, 1986 ).
While it’s not a 100% fact, I am sure that many civilians were greatly affected by her death since someone new to rule had to come along. Cleopatra saved a region from so much harm. She saved it, and that changed once she died. “For a time Cleopatra’s reign brought relatively stability to the region, bringing a degree of peace and prosperity to a country bankrupt by civil war.” (Pettinger). Her reign no doubt saved many lives.
Hester became known as the woman who was able to do anything. In the beginning the scarlet letter represented adultery and shame, but then the A represented “able.” Hester Prynne showed people that greatness can come out of huge mistake. One bad chapter does not mean your story is over. Willingly, Hester wanted to pick herself up again and move on with her life and eventually people noticed that. They began to respect her and think of her as strong and commendable
Colonial women of the 17th century played vital roles in the development of the colonies, despite predetermined limits placed on them. Life for women in this time period was harsh, but their low numbers made them more valued than women in Europe. Religious and economic roles for women were rare. Women who did not fit within the traditional roles expected of them were accessed of being witches. The roles and expectations of women were based on the perception that women were inferior to men.
Lady Capulet is a woman with nobility, and whatever she does follows her husband, Lord Capulet’s will. She enjoys the rich, and she is particularly a good mother. However, Juliet is more close to the Nurse than Lady Capulet. In the script, it seems like Lady Capulet has no support and compassionate for her daughter, but the Nurse does. One of the biggest reason for Juliet being closer to the Nurse is that the Nurse is more caring and always tries to respect Juliet’s opinion.
Footbinding in China: Fighting a Thousand Year Tradition Through Public Relations The footbinding practice prevailed in China for 1000 years; it did not only deform, mutilate and manipulate women physically, but also introduce a young girl to the patriarchal power that would control her entire life. The presence of Western missionaries and colonialists, mixed with the Chinese elites and reformists led to the anti-footbinding movements. In the anti-footbinding movements, public relations played an essential role to educate bound feet women, and influence public opinions, which eventually helped to terminate this practice. Footbinding’s history and cultural background In the process of taking a deep look at the anti-footbinding
Roles Played By Women In Classical Civilizations Women weren’t always seen as equal to men, throughout history women have been mistreated and thought to be less than men. In the classical times,the Rome Empire and the Han dynasty had many similarities and a couple differences in the way they treated their women. During the Classic period from 300 BCE-600 CE, women in Rome and the Han Dynasty were treated and seen as less than men, in China were to submit to their husbands while in Rome women were to be married as soon as they hit puberty and had many disadvantages in divorce,in both civilizations the main role of women was to of taking care of children and the home. In ancient Rome women weren’t given much rights and treated like second class citizens. Women belonged to their fathers or husbands, they weren’t allowed to be independent.
One difference between the two queens is that Elizabeth was mostly loved by most of her citizens while Catherine the Great was feared by her people. Queen Elizabeth was well loved by her people because she formed a compromise between the catholic and protestant religions to avoid religious battles. On the contrary Catherine the Great was feared by her people, she exiled many people who did not agree with her. Catherine killed her husband to get to the throne to be queen. Elizabeth the first was loved by the citizens and Catherine the Great was feared by hers.