Unfortunately, she died on January 27, 1922 in New York, New York from pneumonia after a life abundant with conquering hardships and tenacity. 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
“The O’Flaherty household became a matriarchy, run by several confident, independent widows: Chopin’s mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Victoire Charleville” (Larrabee). Because of her influences, she grew to develop habits and views that were ahead of her time and were outside of a woman’s social role. 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).
Betsy was an intelligent young lady who had very great sewing skills. 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.
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.
She soon realized that she had a passion for learning. 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.