A heroine is “a woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities” (Dictionary.com). Minerva was the first sister to get involved in the revolution, which made her a leader. She is willing to fight with everything she has,even if it brings danger itto her life. Mate is a sister that admired Minerva a lot. When Mate finds out that Minerva is sneaking out to secret meeting she asks her why she would do that.
The historical figures that I have chosen to research are Anna Pavlova and Doris Humphry. My research over this past summer has influenced me to choose these two women who both started from humble means and rose up to become pioneers in their respective fields. Both Humphry and Pavlova came from humble beginnings but felt an undeniable pull towards dance and made vast strides in their field. Anna Pavlova, a Russian born ballerina came from poverty and became one of the biggest faces of ballet as it is known today. She was born to unmarried laundress Lyubov Feodorovna in St. Petersburg, Russia, and was formally adopted by her stepfather, Matvey Pavlo.
Her establishment of the organization guided the futures of women of this time as well as their posterity. This accomplishment demonstrates her passionate nature of taking initiative and role as a leader in history. In addition, Sanger “Succeeded in revising the Comstock Act’s classification of birth control as obscenity in federal court,” in 1936 (Commire, ed., 1994). Any case in court now would favor on the woman’s side when determining the fate of her and her family. Sanger’s strong belief that birth control is a right translated into her determination to revise the court’s guidelines.
Her main character, Hannah, is based off of herself. The girls both leave their families to attend a prestigious ballet school. This experience made it easy to relate to other girls and discuss what happens backstage. Throughout the book it is evident that Flack knows what she is talking about. She
Her rise to success and fame is amazing in a world that was filled with mega size cosmetic companies that were monopolizing the beauty market. Deere was smart enough to carve out a niche for her brand of makeup. In a recent interview, she shared her secrets to success. In The Beginning Doe Deere started her life in Russia. She moved to the United States in her teens.
Betty Marie was a well-known ballet dancer. She came from a rough childhood, and grew into a trained athlete. She started her career small and ended it large. She was an influence to all girls in the world, and this is how she started. She grew up in a Native American reservation in Oklahoma.
I wrote about Misty Copeland, a professional dancer who broke many stereotypical molds in the ballet world. I described how Misty Copeland experienced hardships that inspired her to accomplish feats that make her the hero that she is today. This is an example of a cause-and-effect essay. I decided to write about this topic because I have always loved Misty Copeland’s story, and I felt that it fit the assignment perfectly. Originally, I made some grammatical mistakes and left out some details, but I was able to revise them.
“Beauty is not just a white girl. It's so many different flavors and shades.” A quote most famously used by Queen Latifah. Julia Alaverze the author of ‘I want to be Miss.America’ faced the struggle of loving and appreciating her beauty when she moved to the United States with her family. Through the short story, she shows the message that If a person doesn’t see their true value they may constantly try to change themselves. It is shown through the literary elements of Imagery, Simile, and Verbal Irony.
Civil Rights came to the forefront as did human equality and a disdain for war. The air was abuzz with change, and women were eager to take part in that revolution. In the film, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry, Mary Dore commands attention for the women’s movement not only in decades before, but also in today’s world, showing the audience the origins and evolution of the rebirth of women. In addition, Betty Friedan’s work on the unhappiness of women during the 1950’s and 60’s expanded those origins. In response to Friedan’s work, Stephanie Coontz, a social historian, followed up with the original intended audience and found that, “Respondents claimed time and time again that The Feminine Mystique transformed their lives, even that it actually 'saved ' their lives, or at least their sanity."
Like her, I try to live with this same mindset, striving to help others in any way that I can in my everyday life. In the prime of Hepburn’s life, she became a world-wide fashion icon. Contradictory to popular belief, she viewed beauty and style as something a person possesses on the inside rather than a person’s appearance. She used her platform to empower each woman to
Later in her career, Betty changed her name to Maria but kept her last name, Tallchief. She thought it sounded great and professional. As the years went on for Betty she became a New York City Ballet prima ballerina. Also got an award called “Woman of the Year”, she got it because she was the first american in the century to dance for Paris Opera. The president, President Eisenhower gave the award to Maria.
Joshua Zeitz’s work is an homage to the women who have changed the world forever with their sense of style, lacking regard for morals and manners, and their desire for freedom. The main contributors to the flapper were F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda Sayre. They first met each other
Born in Fairfax, Oklahoma, Maria Tallchief was one of the America’s most known ballerinas from the mid 1900s. She was considered to be “America’s first prima ballerina.” Something very notable about this women was she was from an Osage tribe and she was the first Native American to start a dance career. Maria Tallcheif showed her passion through dance through her performances, her marriages to people of the dance world, and through her persistent teaching to other dancers. Maria Tallchief danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in the 1940s and then became professionally known. In 1947, Tallchief danced with Paris Opera Ballet and was the first American to do so.
Though many of the Interior Decorators I will be talking about in this paper are dead now, many of them remain big icons in the architecture and interior design field to this day. Elsie de Wolfe, whom is still revered as America’s first decorator to this day. Eleanor McMillen Brown, a pioneer in the interior design field and founder of McMillen Inc.. Dorothy Draper, the first to “professionalize” the interior design industry by establishing the first interior design company in the United States. Elsie de Wolfe was an American decorator born in New York City. Besides being an interior decorator she was also a professional actress that performed various light comic and historical roles throughout the 1890s.
Paragraph 1: Margaret Sanger was the nation’s most important birth control supporter in the early twelfth century. She also committed her life to legalizing birth control and making it available for women all over. Sanger vulgarized the term “birth control”, opened the first birth control clinic into the United States, and established organizations that evolved into Planned Parenthood. (Jody) Paragraph 2: In 1924, the title red-string used to open Band-Aid. Brand Adhesive Bandages wrappers makes its first appearance.