“What happens when you are not taken care of properly, at work?” This is a question, Catherine Donohue and her friends/co-workers had to face, in Melanie Marnich’s These Shining Lives. I was amazed by the fact that the play is based on a true story about The Radium Dial Girls and their contributions to history. For director Sally J. Robertson to present it to the public is a constant reminder on how important the role of women has changed in society. After watching the play, it was incredible being both entertained and educated at the same time.
On March 8, 2008, Patricia Caruso sued Nancy Grace for allegedly not honoring an agreement to have Caruso act as executive producer of her new syndicated show Swift Justice. Caruso filed the law suit in the New York Supreme Court after she claimed that she and grace had made an agreement to create a legal themed syndicate TV series. The Agreement doesn’t appear to have been made in writing. Caruso says that the two met in 2002 after being employed by Court TV. After a while of working together the two had a lunch meeting at a restaurant in New York in 2008.
The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with luminous paint at the United States Radium factory in Orange, New Jersey, around 1917.’This statement/expiations was from the article called,” Radium Girls” from the wed cite https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radium_Girls. The radium girl where started during the 1920’s when a” wristwatch with a glow-in-the-dark dial” (this is from the article called Mae Keane, One Of The Last 'Radium Girls,' Dies At 107 found in the link below.) Radium is a glowed and fizzed substance. Mae Keane from the article ‘Mae Keane, One Of The Last 'Radium Girls,' Dies At 107’ she say, ‘… she didn't like the taste of the radium paint. It was gritty’.
In 2005, a family friend by the name of Randy Birdsong was a patient at Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital located in San Antonio, Texas. The Veteran Affairs (VA) medical staff was performing surgery on his abdomen. After the surgery, he was notified that there was insufficient space to accommodate his continued care. The V.A. advised him to keep his wound clean with a fresh roll of gauze, and sent him on his merry way. A few days later, Randy was back at the V.A. hospital with a noticeable infection taken place in his abdominal region.
Macbeth vs. Mean Girls The word guilt can be defined as a bad feeling caused by knowing or thinking that a person themselves have done something bad or wrong. Whether it is an older time period or present day, in all medias of life today the impact of guilt is seen. For example, The tragedy of Macbeth is a short play that was written in 1606 by Shakespeare specifically for King James I.
In Karen Russell's short story, “St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves”, a pack of wolf-girls are sent to a church to transform them into human-girls. As they journey through their transformation there is a guide called, The Jesuit Handbook on Lycanthropic Culture Shock that helps the nuns running St. Lucy’s. The book describes the transformation in stages to help determine the girls’ place as a human. Claudette, the narrator, arrives at St. Lucy’s with her pack to begin their transformation. She struggles through most of the stages, but succeeds in only a couple of them.
Symbolism In “A Jury of Her Peers” Susan Glaspell’s, “A Jury of Her Peers”, took place during the early 1900s and focuses on the issues of sexism and social injustice that still exists today. In this feminist classic, Sheriff Peters and his wife, Mr. Hale and his wife, and the county attorney, Mr. Henderson go to the Wright Household to look for evidence to use against Mrs. Wright. When they arrive, the men disregard everything associated with women, whereas, the women look in debt, put themselves in Mrs. Wright's shoes, and find clues that could potentially prove that she killed her husband. While living in a male dominated society and continuously being belittled by the men, the women decide to not only break the law, but go against their husbands by hiding evidence. Throughout the story, Glaspell uses the symbols of the dead canary, the kitchen and the quilt to not only promote gender inequality roles but show what life must’ve been like for Minnie; imprisoned by her husband.
Isn’t it creepy when you’re watching a show and the actor randomly interacts with you? Kate Chopin’s 1894 published, “The Story of an Hour,” focuses on Louise Mallard, a 19th century woman who dreams to break the chains of misogyny. "The Story of an Hour" was later turned into a 1984 film starring Frances Conroy. The Joy That Kills, a film adaptation of Kate Chopin’s short story, “The Story of an Hour,” uses the fourth-wall breaking dramatic convention to explain Louise’s life.
ARTS1501 Abigail Natnat March 30, 2016 N01100811 Film Essay Assignment The first sequence is the last scene from Apocalypse Now (1979) which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. This scene is popularly known as “The Horror” and is a hybrid of classical paradigm and formalist style. It is a classical paradigm because the sequence is actually going about with a story which means that some of the parts are continually edited revealed to be in one setting which is the jungle where Captain Willard takes on with his assigned mission to deal with Colonel Kurtz. On the other hand, the scene is also a formalist style which particularly touches on each of the montage types.
The historical fiction novel A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines, features a falsely accused black man on death row in a small Cajun community during the late 1440s. Grant Wiggins, a college educated teacher of the black community, visits Jefferson in prison, an African American convicted of murder. During his trial, he was given a death sentence while referred as a hog. With the love of his godmother, Miss Emma, who sends Grant to teach him in proving himself a man, Jefferson receives the opportunity of representing his community as he dies. Tante Lou, a close friend of Miss Emma and Grant’s aunt, provides the assurance that Grant would prove Jefferson worthy a human.
Grant Wiggins and Jefferson are protagonists. Their individual survivals depend on their mutual support. It’s Jefferson's story, but it is narrated by Grant. Miss Emma and her friend, Tante Lou, are inseparable. Sometimes they seem too close that it is hard to tell which one is speaking.
Growing up is a difficult and varied time for us all. People’s formative years are very influential to what kind of adults they become. However, for some there are more tribulations than others. In the memoir, The Glass Castle, Jeanette Walls, the author, was most influenced by her second time in Phoenix, as indicated by how she describes her family interactions and gains independence. Jeannette’s view on her father has drastically changed over the course of their time in Phoenix.
The Crucible Persecution Essay During the play, persecution is led to by many causes of vengeance. Abigail Williams has an affair with John Proctor. After John calls off the affair, Abigail wants him to herself, and tries to get her revenge by accusing Elizabeth of having a voodoo doll. Mary Warren is sitting by Abigail in the courtroom when she is making Elizabeth a poppet. After Mary finishes her poppet, she sticks a needle in its side.