In paragraph 11, the text states, “She appointed officials and advisors; dealt with the priests; appeared in public ceremonies first behind, then beside, and eventually in front of her nephew.” This quote explains she was a good leader because she took all the responsibilities a pharaoh would take. Also in paragraph 12, the text states, “Egypt required a strong pharaoh to ensure maat. Hatshepsut could be that pharaoh—even if she did happen to be a woman.” This quote explains that Hatshepsut was a strong pharaoh because she was willing to take the responsibility a leader or pharaoh would do. In conclusion, Hatshepsut was a strong leader because she took the responsibility that any pharaoh would
Catherine’s letters expressed the scope and prestige of the space (…) within which Catherine’s saintly authority was meant to be recognized. ” This is a very blunt manner of establishing a respectful relationship between herself and her correspondents, while proclaiming the truth of her knowledge. These men and women were mighty figures and Catherine master the exchanging in a compelling manner, proving to all readers that she is worthy of their correspondence. She manifested that respect is due to her also, not just to the addressees. Catherine wrote God’s word to the people, by which she enacted God will to deliver his Word.
She uses specific wording to appeal to his ego. By doing this, Browning is making herself more trustworthy to him in an effort to persuade him. This shows and explains one of the rhetorical strategies Elizabeth Barrett Browning uses in her letter. Browning
In the proceeding paragraphs Ascher finally gives up the omnipotent charade in order to appeal to her audience’s sense of ethos. The audience trusts her as a narrator at this point because she is no longer an abstract figure and becomes a relatable person by using “I” and “we.” This transition immediately follows her first example of rhetorical question. This question: “Was it fear or compassion that that motivated the gift?” acts as an epiphany for Ascher. Her argument is confirmed and she stands by it at this point in the essay, she confidently unites herself with her argument by adding “I” and “we” to her anecdotes following this rhetorical
Her speech was effective considering it was said by Diana’s ex-mother-in-law so she is a credible source to listen to about because she personally knew her. The Queen’s interaction with the audience was to tell them to remember how she lived young and free, not how she died in pain and
Starting with the " To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth" which theme happens to be a poetic statement that Wheatley makes of gratitude and admiration towards the Crown of the Colonial government , in which she finds herself subjected to praising the unlikely of a bureaucratic appointment. As Wheatley states in her poem; "Though praise immortal crowns the patriot 's name, But to conduct to heavens refulgent fane," this line shows how she gradually composes a thematic ground into imagery towards the heavens and shinning temples, to those who are reading this (line 39-41).She was a very intelligent writer who uses metamorphically symbols to include her Christianity beliefs to dispense her way of thought to others. To continue she
Apparently inspired by an ‘unfeigned regard for the Female Sex; and a fervent zeal for the best interests of society’, the Sermons outlines, at considerable length, a feminine ideal which, in established conduct book tradition, promises to get better the female character and thereby repair the nation’s moral fabric. Unlike other conduct manual writers, however, Fordyce disregarded the form of the familiar letter and instead turned to the heart-felt sentiments and grand theatrical flourishes characteristic of the eighteenth-century sermon. In addition to its more noble aspirations, the Sermons constituted an intriguing common and literary experiment designed to satisfy the author’s ‘secret desire … of trying whether that style of preaching, which to him appears, on the whole, adapted to an auditory above the vulgar rank, might succeed on a subject of this
He uses characters such as the Prioress or even the Wife of Bath to portray different women-the Prioress and Wife of Bath. The Prioress was a pious and delicate woman. She was educated, well-mannered and overall average. The Prioress was devoted to her religion and had a slight sense of style. Prioress in the end was the woman the Middle Ages expected and wanted.
Marianismo comes into play as it determines the roles of women and allows for the deflowering of Angela to play such a vital role in the events of Chronicle of a Death Foretold. Pura del Carmen Vicario is known to have frequently said "Any man will be happy with them because they 've been raised to suffer.” in reference to her daughters who in this sense were raised in such a way as to be the perfect wives and be instilled with the aspects of Marianismo (representation of feminine purity and morality as determined by the Vatican) despite what they may personally wish to do with themselves as individuals. Angela, however defies this idea initially by making no efforts to hide her virginity despite the assistance of her friends as they “had instructed her to get her husband drunk… turn out the light… give herself a drastic douche of alum water to fake virginity… stain the sheet with Mercurochrome”(53) only to realize the drastic consequences it would hold as she claimed her mother began “beating [her]... with such rage that [she] thought [her mother] was going to kill [her]” before demanding that she “tell us who it was” (28) in reference to herself and Angela’s brothers as she knew the next steps that must be taken to enforce the codes of honor on the
There were very high standards for women during the Elizabethan Era. Elizabethans thought that a woman’s outer appearance was merely a reflection of her inner condition (Papp and Kirkland). Women were valued for their beauty and qualities such as being submissive, passive, modest, humble, temperate, and kind (Zuber). A good woman was also obedient, modest, and had virtue and chastity (Papp and Kirkland). John Knox, a Scottish protestant leader said, “Women in her greatest perfection was made to serve and obey man” (Alchin).