Dorothy Allison’s book, “Context”, argues that she herself is not worthy to be standing beside her lover in consideration of the difference in economic standing of their two families. Dorothy Allison intensifies her insecurities with continuity of negative thoughts in fear that her lover would leave her after meeting her “working class” family, an ordinary family compared to her lover’s. Her insecurities display that in order for her to continue to be with her lover; she must hold a wealthy lifestyle suitable to her liking. From reading “Context”, you can infer that the audience would be those who do not like their own standing in the current society compared to
The Dora Milaje: Redefining Black Femininity The Black Panther could not have been released at a more correct time. At a time when the world is engulfed in social issues affecting women; sexual harassment and gender pay gap, the film serves a much-needed depiction of women; their strength and abilities in the society. The Dora Milaje which means “the adored ones” is a group of elite women soldiers and protectors of the king of Wakanda, the Black Panther. They portray the strength of women; a rarity that Hollywood serves or the world seldom acknowledges.
The Witch and The Case of Ann Hibbins, Executed for Witchcraft at Boston 1656 is only similar that both protagonist accused of being a witch by their peers. Yes, they have witchcraft in common, but there are more differences than similarities. The paring of these two stories create more questions than enforcing key points. The Witch focuses on sin and the forest as being a wicked place where the devil lies. As for Ms. Hibbins’s case, it’s the telling of her trial and how people knew she was innocent.
Greek Mythology can be considered an influential source for many poets and authors of today 's age. Many have stories that teach valuable life lessons or just to tell you not to do something. To give an example, the story of Penelope and the suitors show you must always keep hope and withstand all distractions to keep you from what you love. In the story of Penelope and the suitors, Penelope is patiently waiting on Odysseus to return from the Trojan War, even though people are lining up outside her house asking for her hand in marriage, so they could become king of Ithaca. Both Dorothy Parker and John william Waterhouse take this story and shows how it relates to the world today.
Ursula Kroeber, best known in the 20th century as Ursula Le Guin, has drawn in many readers though her creation of fantasy worlds that have themes related to modern times. Born in Berkeley, California on October 21, 1929, Le Guin was raised by writer, Theodora Kroeber, and anthropologist, Alfred Louis Korver. Built from the views of history and anthropology, Ursula Le Guin started writing sci-fi as early as the age of 12. Due to her parental influence and little exposure to religion, Le Guin mainly focused on the science aspect of the world while incorporating fantasy settings to entice readers. As Ursula Le Guin was growing up, she was told “write what you know” and because of this continual motto, as a writer she expressed, “I know these things.
Hailey Holloway has a serious knack with running from her problems. At the first sign of trouble she can be found lacing up her Nikes and hitting the road. Dacea has been patient with her, but a man can only handle so much. He told her before that he would not chase after her again and is he nothing, if not a man of his word. Katherine is more than happy to pick at the wound that festers between them.
Everyone in this diverse world is said to be unique. The unique qualities people have come from their specific talents, personalities, interests, appearances, and so much more. Carlina Powell is one person out of so many in this world, and her qualities make her the unique person we know today. On January 20, 2002 in a Beaver hospital, Carlina became the fourth and final member of her family, if you are not counting pets.
They are all intellectual people who graduated from prestigious colleges. They used their critical thinking and imagination based on their affirmations and struggles to make a difference. Moreover, their essays was based on their personal struggles growing up as an African American, Du Bois, Alice Walker and Glen Loury had biblical backgrounds and stressed on the word of
Who doesn’t like a good love story? Eleanor & Park has great themes about teenage love and independence but is chosen to be banned due to poor language. The type of language adults think teens should not be reading about. Although Eleanor & Park has poor language, teens should still be able to read it because it teaches not to be afraid to be afraid of one’s self, not let anyone get in the way of love, and be independant.