But she later returned to high school and became pregnant with her son Guy, by her high school lover. Over time the young couple eventually split. She then left home at the age of 16 and began her life as a single mother, implementing long and hard hours as a waitress (Angelou. I Know Why.... 29) Years passed and in 1952 she married a man named Anastasios Angelopulos. She met him while pursuing her career as a nightclub singer.
Linda Pastan was a great poet while also a wife and mother. Pastan started sending her work to The New Yorker at age twelve (Potvin par. 6). Later, she went to college and got married. 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).
Frida Kahlo was born in Mexico in July, 6 1907 as a children of Hungarian Jewish photographer Wilhelm Kahlo and Indian Matilde Calderon Gonzales but she changed her date of birth as a day which occur Mexican Revolution in July,7 1910. Because of her mother’s illnesses, she was grown up by wet nurse. Frida Kahlo has poor health in her childhood. She faced some misfortunes six-years-old. Poliomyelitis caused weakening of the one leg so students called “wooden leg Frida”.
She gets into a nursing home, where she falls in love with a man (Aubrey), whom she knew from when she was young. Fiona completely forgets where she lived, where she’s from or that she has a husband who visits her quite frequently. When Aubrey gets taken home, Fiona falls into depression and refuses to eat and walk. In the end, Grant brings back Aubrey to the nursing home and the novel closes with Fiona temporarily remembering his husband and the vow they made before she got into the nursing home. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia.
The band was forced to disband with World War II taking place, and Fitzgerald became a solo artist singing bebop (“Ella Fitzgerald Tribute”). This was the height of the singer’s career when she focused only on singing. Ella Fitzgerald became known as “The First Lady of Song,” and won many awards, including 13 Grammys and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (Oliver). Fitzgerald was so talented and a bright singer who never failed to bring warmth to her audience. She would sing a sad song in a sweet tone that brought smiles to her listeners (Gourse 30).
Mary Fisher was born April 6, 1948 in Louisville Kentucky. After school and college, Mary was offered a job working on President Gerald R Ford’s team, as the first female advance man. In 1977 she married her first husband, which didn’t last long. Seven years after her divorce, she sought treatment for alcoholism. In treatment she realized that she was a pretty good artist.
Her astonishing performance, included wild costumes showing off her celebrity status. Josephine became the most photographed woman in the World rivaling Gloria Swanson and Mary Pickford.Baker also became the most paid than any entertainer in Europe . Although she was a dancer she got to show off her acting skills, she starred in two movies in the early 1930s, Zou-Zou and Princesse Tam-Tam. and moved her family from St. Louis, Missouri to Les Milandes, her estate in Castelnaud-Fayrac, France. In 1936 she returned back to the US to star in Ziegfeld Follies, despite the fact that she was a huge celebrity in Europe, American crowds hated the idea of a black woman with so much limelight, newspaper reviews were just as cruel as the audience(The New York Times called her a “Negro wench”), Josephine returned to Europe displeased with the outrageous act.
Elizabeth Bishop was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on February 8, 1911 – two decades before the Great Depression. She was the only child in the family, and her father passed away even before she turned a year old. Soon after, her mother was brought to a mental hospital. Bishop grew up not knowing her parents well and transferring from one household to another – from her maternal grandparents, to her paternal grandparents and back to her mother’s family. During the time of the Great Depression, she wrote the poem “A Miracle for Breakfast.” “A Miracle for Breakfast” takes place in a big area close to a river, with a beautiful villa that has a balcony.
Split at the Root Analysis Title: “Split at the Root” Author: Adrienne Rich Background information: Adrienne Rich was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1929. Her father was a doctor, and her mother a gentile concert pianist. She married Alfred Conrad, had three kids, and wrote about the struggles of trying to live up to the traditional roles of mother and housewife. After their divorce some years later, her husband committed suicide. Rich later came out as a lesbian, and fell in love with Michelle Cliff, with whom she stayed for the rest of her life.
Girl, Interrupted is a movie that is meant to portray multiple different mental illnesses and how they affect a person’s life along with others. It portrays illnesses that affect mood, eating, and thought processes. At the beginning of the movie, Susanna tried to kill herself with Aspirin and Vodka, but claims she had a headache, and was rushed to the hospital. The therapist she met with 4 days after her incident referred her to Claymoore, a psychiatric hospital, to treat her depression. Right as Susanna moved in, she got cornered by Lisa, because Susanna took her best friends place in the room.
In 1977 she moved to Placentia, California but the next year she suffered a series of strokes that left her paralyzed and unable to speak (Corrie Ten Boom). She died on her 91st birthday which also invoked a new Jewish tradition. Corrie Ten Boom was a major help in WWII. She made it through so many challenges and help even more get back on their feet after the war
She grew up with her two brothers what is now Cerritos, California.When Pat was twelve her mom died of cancer. Five years later her dad who she was very close to died in the mines. He died from this disease called silicosis. Later on she met richard nixon in Duke University law school, then they got married and had to daughters their daughters names were Tricia and Julie Nixon. As the First Lady of the United States she had to go travel to meet important people in different countries and states.
Diagnostic Impressions Sharon is a 34 year old mother that is being forced by Department of Human Resources (DHR) to complete treatment to get custody of her two children. Sharon was married 10 years to her husband after he passed away from a car accident two years ago. Client reported that she started using opiates two months after her husband passed away. Sharon’s husband was her high school sweetheart and was the only reliable man in her life. Sharon married two years after graduating from high school and hasn’t had the opportunity to live by herself.
They rushed the teenager to the nearest hospital but was pronounced dead by the doctors three hours later. According to Mirror, Perez was buried wearing her gown that she wore recently for her wedding. Her husband Rudy Gonzales raised an alarm when she
There Ella sung the songs “Judy”, a Hoagy Carmichael tune, and “The Object of My Affection”. She left the crowd flabbergasted with her performance and won first place in the Apollo Theater’s contest. Among the crowd was bandleader and drummer Chick Webb. Chick Webb soon recruited Ella for his orchestra/band who she recorded her first single “Love and Kisses” in 1935. Later in 1935 Ella produced her first and second number one hit “A-Tisket, A-Tasket” and “I Found My Yellow Basket” respectively.