Nellie Bly showed perseverance throughout her childhood, work life, and adulthood. When Nellie was a young girl, she excelled in writing, and loved to tell stories about heroines and defeated dragons. Her childhood was anything but the fantasies she wrote about. Bly had an atrocious childhood, but she fought her way through it, portraying her true determined
For example, later in her life, Chopin had taken on improper behavior as a woman such as smoking and was aware of information of her husband 's (Oscar Chopin) business, something that was uncommon for women a the time. Oscar developed malaria and died on December 10, 1882, and Chopin inherited and ran Oscar’s business. Chopin never remarried, and was set on the
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). She considers herself “a product of the ‘50s – what I called the perfectly polished floor syndrome.
Betsy Ross was born on January first, 1745 in philadelphia pennsylvania. She had three husbands, Betsy had to remarry two times. According to Betsy Ross wikipedia “Betsy learned how to sew from her great aunt and grandpa, Sarah Elizabeth Ann Grisom and Andrew Grisom. Betsy’s intelligents and great sewing skills would later impact the Revolutionary war. Betsy Ross is mostly remembered for her sewing the flag.
To some people Eleanor Roosevelt was just another First Lady however, to some she was a role model,a insperation, a wife,a mom, and a helper. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884 in New York. When she was little she lived with her parents Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt and her Brother Theodore. When she was about 8 her mom died. After her moms death her dad took them to livw with his mom.
On January 11 1885, a beautiful young girl named Alice Paul was born. Her mother Tacie Paul was one of the first women to attend college. Tacie would have finished but she dropped out and she spent her final year marrying William Paul. William Paul is Alice’s father who is a successful business and community man. Alice loves to read and remembers going to suffrage meetings with her mother when she was young.
Dorothea being the oldest of three children ran her household at a every young age. She also began to teach some of her siblings how to read and write. When she was just 12 years old Dorothea ran away from home to her wealthy grandmother’s house in Boston and then soon after moved to her aunts home in Worcester Massachusetts.(Encyclopedia Britannica).
The Short Story The Story of an Hour by Kate Chopin explores the emotions of Louise Mallard a woman with a heart disease. In the hour that the story is told, it ranges from showing Mrs. Mallard different reactions to learning of her husbands death to him surprisingly showing up alive and eventually her untimely death from a heart disease. Although only a brief period of time is shown, many emotions are revealed through the third person omniscient point of view. This point of view shows more than just the protagonists thoughts and is not limited to one person. It allows the readers to know something about Mrs. Mallard that she does not as the story ends after Mrs. Mallard has already died.
1 Introduction Marie-Sophie Germain, more commonly known as Sophie Germain, was born in Rue Saint-Denis in Paris, France on April 1, 1776 to a wealthy French family. Her father, Ambroise-François Germain, was a thriving silk merchant and Sophie grew up lacking for nothing. When the French Revolution began in 1789, Sophie Germain was thirteen years old and the political and social upheaval of the Revolution caused her and her family to remain indoors for much of that time period. In order to entertain herself, Sophie began reading books from her father’s library. Figure 1 shows Sophie as a young teenager .
Everyday use is a short story by Alice Walker published in her 1973 collection in Love and Trouble. This story revolves around the relationship between a mother and her daughters. The story concerns a young woman who has visited her mother in the village after a very long time. She thinks herself very educated and smart and attempts unsuccessfully to get the quilt which her mother had promised to gift to her younger daughter on her wedding. Another story, The Lottery is one of the most famous American short story written by Shirley Jackson.
The book Amber House by Kelly Moore, Tucker Reed, and Larkin Reed is an extravagant book with mystery and romance in it. Sarah Parson is a normal teenage girl who loves her little brother Sammy very much. This takes place in mid- October at Sarah’s deceased grandmother’s house, amber house. It is said that there are diamonds/ treasures there hiding, somewhere in the house. It begins at Ida, Sarah’s grandmother, funeral.
During the 1890s, Breedlove began to suffer from a scalp ailment called alopecia, which causes hair loss. At first she tried existing hair products to relieve her problem, before beginning to develop her own remedies. She sold her homemade products directly to black women, using a personal approach that helped win her customers and eventually a fleet of loyal saleswomen. Breedlove met her second husband Charles J. Walker, who worked in advertising and would later help promote her hair care business.
Her mother, Edith, married a second time to a famous Chicago neurosurgeon, Doctor Loyal Davis, in 1929. Loyal Davis adopted Nancy at six years old and gave her the last name Davis. Nancy lived with her mom and new dad in their house in Chicago where she experienced wealth. She had the opportunity to study at the Girls’ Latin School.
Tragedy marred my childhood, I witnessed my two baby brothers die as infants. My mother passed away when I was only 14 years old. And my father died three years later. However, my aunt orphaned us which helped my sister and I obtain an excellent education, which was unusual for women in
Abandoned by her father at a young age, four year old Vivian and her mother lived with the award winning French portrait time photographer, Jeanne J. Bertrand. It is presumed that Ms. Bertrand possibly had a big influence on Vivian at an early age. According to the Boston Globe dated Aug.23, 1902, “From Factory to High Place as Artist,” Jeanne J. Bertrand, had become one of the most distinguished photographers of Connecticut (Boston Globe, 1902). During her early twenties, Vivian Maier’s moved between the United States and France.