After Taizong was death, his son Gaozong became the Emperor. Two years after, Gaozong makes Zetian Wu to be his concubine because he likes her. Wu increased her knowledge and means during the time she strives for emperor's favor and for high honors. Thus, she beats Gaozong’s other wives who have more power than her which cause her to gain more power. Finally, she became Gaozong’s legitimacy wife when she was thirty-two years old.
Although tragic heroes are meant for the literary world, they can also be applied to reality. For example, Princess Diana(Diana Spencer), is a modern-day tragic hero. She was born Diana Spencer and soon became Lady Diana Spencer when her father inherited the title Earl Spencer. She later married to the British throne, had two children, divorced, started to date Dodi Fayed, then died in a car crash in a tunnel trying to get away from the paparazzi. Diana was born into one of Great Britain’s oldest and most important families-the Spencers-making her an elevated character from the start.
“I would rather be a beggar and single, than a Queen and married.” Elizabeth was born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich, England. She was the last heir of the Tudor Dynasty. In this essay, I will be talking about how Queen Elizabeth I was one of the greatest Queens in history and, possibly, the greatest Queen of the Renaissance time period. When Elizabeth was a child, she was often forgotten; first, because she was a girl, and second because she was the youngest girl in the family.
When her mother died around 1566, her younger brother Karama became King. Apparently it was Amina’s choice as she was the leading warrior of the Zazzua cavalry and wanted to continue that as her military achievements brought her great wealth and power. When her brother Karama died after a ten-year rule, Amina became queen. She ruled for thirty-four years, expanding Zazzua to its largest extent.
She was born in 1542 and a week later her father died. When she was six years old she was shipped to France to marry the Dauphin, Francois Valois. Even though she did this in order to secure a Catholic alliance, she loved Francois, but he was very sickly and died. Mary was distraught after his death for they
Monroe’s presidency was emblematic of national harmony. Coined “the Era of Good Feelings” by the Columbian Centinel, the surge of national pride from the War of 1812 and the death of the Federalist party created a sense of unity in America. The government, for one of the first times in its young history, devoted itself to the nation rather than to divided regions. During this period, nationalism manifested in several forms, including economic, judicial, and diplomatic nationalism. Each facet of nationalism served to unify the country as a whole and mold it into a modern society.
This is proven in the beginning of the book by Jordan’s words, “Tom’s got some woman in New York” (Fitzgerald 15) and some pages later Tom insisted on Nick meeting Myrtle, “I want you to meet my girl” (Fitzgerald 24) Infidelity can affect both rich and poor, and young and old relationships. Not all marriages are completely safe from infidelity. Many times one may want what they do not or can not have. During the roaring twenties this may have been a colossal issue most likely because of the war. World War I left many women at home without a man in the house for a long while.
A Golden Time: The Elizabethan Period of the Renaissance During the years 1558 to 1603, the age of the Renaissance had reached its peak. Many art forms bloomed and flourished, as did the trade and the economy. But this is mainly for England, the place from whence the Elizabethan period, the literary height of the Renaissance, had begun.
Buttercup is born with potential but is not the “fairest in the land”. The very first sentence of the tale states that “the most beautiful woman in the world was a French scullery maid named Annette.” Annette’s fall from beauty is due to chocolate which caused her to go “from delicate to whopping”. Her plight is followed by Aluthra of Bengal with skin “of a dusky perfection” being ruined by the pox plague. Adela Terrell then assumes the title until “she had begun to fret”.
The most important scene in “Pride and Prejudice” is in chapter 34, where Mr. Darcy makes his first proposal to Elizabeth. While serving as the turning point of the novel, this chapter conveys the crash between Elizabeth’s prejudice and Mr. Darcy’s pride, and portrays the traditions of marriage in England during that era. In chapter 34, Mr. Darcy could not help but expressing his love towards Elizabeth. In chapter 6, he looked at her only to criticize, but later when he got rejected dancing with her, he saw that she has a pair of fine eyes in the face of pretty woman can bestow.
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.
In the American colonies between 1763 and 1775, a burning desire for freedom and to rid themselves of the perpetual taxation sparked within the aggravated colonists; leading to the people of the thirteen colonies to declare their separation from Great Britain. The British government placed a multitude of restraints onto the American colonists which limited the colonies ability to develop as a region in the process. In 1763 the Proclamation Act was passed which forbade the colonists to settle West of the Appalachian Mountains and required people who were previously living on that land to move back to the East. The American colonist was extremely frustrated at that passing of this law since they won the French and Indian War for the British
Mary Queen of Scots was born into the throne and pronounced queen of Scotland at six days old when her father died. In her lifetime, she was the queen of two countries: Scotland and France. Mary spent most of her adult life imprisoned in Lochleven Castle and later escaped and fled to England to seek help from her cousin Elizabeth. When Mary went to receive help from her cousin it did not work in her favor. She had several husbands and secret lovers that caused problems with her ruling.
Queen Victoria was a good queen, she was married, had nine kids that married royal families, and ruled the longest. Queen Victoria was the first queen of the United Kingdom to live the longest time. Victoria became the queen when she was only 18 years old, she had been queen til she turned age 81, serving for 63 years. In the article readers see,“Her reign was the longest of any monarch in British history and came to be known as the Victorian era”(woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk).