Instead of complying with this age-old constraint, St. Vincent Millay challenges the expectations placed upon women in the last line of “The Singing-Woman from the Wood’s Edge” by stating, “What should I be but just what I am?” (St. Vincent Millay 36). This line shows that, women were beginning to live life how they wanted during the 1920s, possessing more control over their individuality than ever before. Furthermore, as urged by St. Vincent Millay, a woman’s individuality was something to be expressed and impervious to other’s expectations. However, these changes in women’s lives are for both the better and worse. Specifically, these changes allowed women the aforementioned freedom they never had, which helped to better the lives of women around the country and worked towards achieving equality.
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. Baker’s star status continued to rise in theater and in movies. During her stay in France, she finally become a French citizen. She got citizenship by marrying Jean Lion; her third husband. Her love for France was obvious because her participation in the French Resistance during World War II.
In contrast, The Dressmaker does contain strong lead roles, however majority of them being female rather than male. This modification present in The Dressmaker encourages the theme of women’s empowerment showcased in the story and overall engages a modern audience with its contemporary approach to a current issue. Another theme that is also addressed in The Dressmaker which is not viewed in Spaghetti Westerns is the theme of domestic violence. Both Molly and Marigold are understood as being victims of abuse under antagonist Evan Pettyman. Nevertheless, identical to most Spaghetti Western conclusions, it is the protagonist who triumphs and the antagonist who catches defeat.
Capulet, is forcing Juliet to marry Paris, to make Verona a happy place again after Tybalt's death. While Paris loves Juliet, Juliet still loves Romeo and cannot marry Paris because she and Romeo became married before he got exiled. Soon after Juliet learns about her forced marriage she plans on faking her death by drinking a potion to make her look dead for 48 hours. After the 48 hours, Romeo will meet her at her tomb and take Juliet away to be happy with each other. But as she drinks the potion we find out Romeo did not get the letter to meet her at the tomb and soon finds out she has died.
Shakespeare infers that emotional maturity is linked to sexual maturity, and that marriage is a big step that marks a transition into adulthood. Juliet becomes a woman in the eyes of society the night before Act 3 Scene 5, and uses this empowerment in her fight against her mother. Juliet breaks that bond whilst expertly spins double entendres, saying what her mother wants to hear but also saying the exact opposite. She says she will “never be satisfied” until she sees “him - dead - “is (her) poor heart for a kinsman vexed” and this could be taken in two different ways, either she wants to see Romeo dead, or she is sad for Tybalt. Once her father comes in, Juliet attempts to also sever the bond, although he manages to do it all himself, threatening “for my soul, I’ll ne’er acknowledge thee” if she does not end up marrying Paris.
There was days where she ended up talking to herself, after all she couldn 't handle it any longer, Lady Macbeth turn out committing a suicide. On the other hand, the three witches that appeared on Act 1, they agreed to meet with Macbeth with a prophecy of him being king. The prophecies have gave Macbeth the power or obsession to listen what the witches were saying of him being king.
The solution was to do a similar idea to another show of a typical Sondheim twist, presented in shows such as A Little Night Music and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: the characters’ storylines would eventually intertwine. A major difference between Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and the other two musicals is the ending is full of ironies. For example, Sweeney Todd kills Judge Turpin for killing his wife. In reality, right before Todd kills Turpin, Todd kills the beggar wife, who find out was his wife Lucy. Some famous songs from the show are “Not While I’m Around”, “Epiphany”, “A Little Priest”, “God, That’s Good”, “Pretty Women”, and
The story hints that she was a victim of domestic violence, but the audience cannot be absolutely sure because it does not outright say it. On the other hand, “POOF!”, is a one-act play that takes a more comedic and fantasy route when her abusive husband disappears into thin air after she damns him to hell. Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles” takes a more dramatic route in exploring the issue of
Thelma and Louise, released in 1991, was a female buddy motion picture which marked the evolution from a traditionally male genre to the appearance of female road movies, presenting women as the only protagonists. Casting Susan Sarandon as Louise and Geena Davis as Thelma, the movie not only became a commercial success, it also sparked criticism on its stereotypical portrayal of women and men and discussion on feminism embedded in the film. While some has been long stated that Thelma and Louise is merely a gendered rebellion though violence and crimes, this essay nevertheless argue the film had brought a new sight to women’s life, which indeed empower women with acceleration of gender liberation and challenge of female stereotypes in the patriarchal
In the stories, Susan B. Anthony Dares To Vote! and I Escaped A Violent Gang both stories share the same theme of courage in different ways. Both characters in the story both have courage. In Susan B. Anthony Dares to Vote she tries to help women have the right to vote even though there's a chance she could go to jail. In the story, I Escaped A Violent Gang, Anna had the courage to leave the gang and risk her life.
Make the Most of It Malcolm Gladwell’s David and Goliath and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter house a similar theme; impediments exhibit an individual’s resiliency. Although it is effortless for the “underdog” to sympathize with themselves and play the victim card, Hester Prynne surprises us. She owns up to the humiliating punishment that comes with her personal choices, but with bounteous pride. Instead of displaying the scarlet letter ‘A’ as a detriment, Hester parades it with her own style, embroidering it and making it her own. Comparably, Gladwell narrates the idea that, “power can come in other forms as well— in breaking rules, in substituting speed and surprise for strength” (Gladwell 13).
The reason is the humor in the campaign and the person they use who is Julia Dryfus. After taking a closer look and going through the two campaigns in this assignment, it is clear that comedic timing and punch lines are an absolute catch for a campaign. I am not always fond of those campaigns that use Hollywood actors and actresses, but in this case that familiar face, and funny approach worked masterfully. The demographics this campaign targets is mostly female, Caucasians, ages 25 – 35. I do not specifically fit their target audience even though I am both female and around that age group.
Doe Deere believes that women are trapped into thinking that one makeup look fits all. Certainly, her bold statements and makeup line rip that idea into shreds. Doe Deere is more than just another pretty face. She is a very savvy business person and successful entrepreneur. Breaking the Rules Makeup should be fun.
With the high powered jazz numbers, that keep the show moving forward. In the number, “You Gotta Have A Gimmick” the girls create the world of “Stripping” hoping to explain to Louise how to take the world of stripping by storm. The drum beats that accentuate the ladies hip thrust help create the world very well, and help to create the world that Louise has been thrown in. Overall, the musical Gypsy is an American classic and provided amazing music to the musical theatre cannon. Unfortunately, this stage to screen adaptation is lack luster, leaving much to be desired in the role of Mama Rose.
These people often formed what they called houses, or family groups of similar people. Houses were significant considering these people were often disowned by their real family for their gender identity or sexual orientation. The best and eldest member of each house was called the mother and winning balls brought legendary status to their houses and members of the house. Paris Is Burning introduced terms such as ball, shade, houses, reading, and vouging into popular culture and the drag community today. I first watched Paris Is Burning about a year ago to learn more about the history of drag and how drag got the way it is today.