Judy Sheindlin has impacted many students, adults, she has inspired many American people with her accomplishments. Knowing Judy has been a prosecution lawyer, former Manhattan, family court judge, television personality, television producer, and an actor, Judy has become “Judge Judy”. Judy Sheindlin is now known for “Judge Judy”, she has dedicated herself to her job, which started forty-two years ago in 1976. Judy has inspired many people with her work ethic, and judgement she’s had many important jobs throughout her life that’s made her a different person, and that’s made her very successful. Judy was born in October twenty-first of, 1942, she was born in Brooklyn, New York City, NY.
Throughout Arizona’s history many remarkable women have made an impact on Arizona, such as Placida Smith, who taught and helped non-citizens of the United States to become legal; Veora Johnson, who was the first African American woman to have obtain administrative credentials in Arizona and Sister Kathleen Clark, who was nun who created a shelter for children who were abused and neglected called Casa de los Ninos. These are just some of the few important women in Arizona’s history. But one of the most influence and important women of Arizona history by far would have to be Sandra Day O’Connor. Sandra Day O’Connor was born in El Paso, Texas on March 26th 1930 to the parents of Harry Day and Ada Mae Wilkey. She was the oldest of three children;
She sees the boys who give her attention as subjugations who “dissolve into a single face that was not even a face but an idea” (Oates 675). But soon enough her dreams and music materialize into the shape of Arnold Friend. Arnold Friend is described as a muscular, older, and mysterious character. He seems to be a work of her imagination as he is ultimately an idea she created that would fit into her perfect fantasy world. Connie is defenseless to Arnold Friend’s manipulations mainly because she has no visible identity of her own.
Susan B. Anthony (Susan Brownell Anthony) Susan B. Anthony was a prominent feminist author who started the movement of women’s suffrage and she was also the president of the National American Women Suffrage Association. Anthony was in favor of abolitionism as she was a fierce activist in the anti-slavery movement before the civil war. Susan Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts, and before becoming a famous feminist figure, she worked as a teacher. Anthony grew up in a Quaker family that made her spend her time working on social causes. And her father was an owner of a local cotton mill.
Author, Joyce Carol Oates, of Where are you Going, Where have you Been alludes to four particular historical references within the story. Each reference provides significance to the story’s context. When the story is read with an approach, the reader will then have a better understanding. It is argued that the myth Death of a Maiden, the crime narrative Charles Schmid, the 1960’s values of Bob Dylan, and Sigmund Freud’s philosophy of the dream sequence and the most important approach to the story. The story, which is described as a mystery and crime narrative, reflects the killing of Charles Schmid.
Farrah Lynn Abraham, the television personality, singer and author, was born on 31st May 1992 in Omah, Nebraska and raised in Council Bluffs. Her parents were Michael Abraham who had Italian and Syrian origins and Debrah Danielson who was of Danish origins. Farrah Abraham claimed her childhood contained much abuse from her parents which left bruises and scars on her body. Her casting of a reality television show "16 and pregnant" in the year 2009 brought her to the limelight. She also casted in its spin-off series titled "Teen Mom".
The short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” by Joyce Carol Oates contains many symbols that reveal a hidden message. The car symbolizes freedom that mostly men got to enjoy as women sat in the passenger sit. The story does mention one driver who is a woman but she is noted as a “crazy woman driver” as she left a dent in Arnold Friend’s car. The man being the driver had the power which is what Arnold wants when he asks Connie to get in the car so that he can take her “for a ride.” The car and Arnold are both disguised and in some moments their disguise becomes apparent.
In Joyce Carol Oates’s short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” the main protagonist finds herself in a very hostile situation. With an all most fateful encounter with a man known as Arnold Friend. Forcing her to choose whether to run off with him or taking her by force. This man known as Arnold Friend to the reader comes off as almost a demon. A person who uses many temptations, word play, and threats to take advantage of the young protagonist Connie.
He mysteriously knows where Connie lives and invites himself to drive over to her house. Arnold assumes Connie’s friendship by convincing her that he knows everything and everybody, “I know your name and all about you” (Oates 201) when she never told him her name in the first place. He knew her friends, their names as well as what she did the night before. He also knew exactly where Connie’s family was, at a BBQ at Connie’s aunt Tille’s.
In Joyce Carol Oates fictional short story “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” the majority of the story lies beneath the surface. More specifically than just the story, you realize that there is more to the character Arnold Friend than what may appear. The author has always remained silent and ambiguous about the real meaning of Arnold Friend’s true nature and she leaves room for the readers to make their own interpretation of him. Readers can analyze Arnold Friend and see him as the devil, he could just be the personification of popular music imagined by Connie in a dream, but Arnold Friend could also be the result of drug use.
Friend himself. There’s so much symbolism going around this one character and his beloved car alone, that one could write a separate paper on the topic. Speaking of yet more symbolism, we get finally get a formal introduction to Arnold Friend, who’s name alone symbolizes trouble. Since Arnold Friend is symbolizing Satan a known shapeshifter, one could do a little reading into the several interpretations of his name. One, An old friend, this being Eddie, the guy she had burgers with at the mall.
Instead of realizing the danger that she was in, Connie was focused on what Arnold Friend was wearing and how attractive he was. Connie’s obsession with finding her own sexuality overpowered her gut feeling of danger. In an analysis of “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”, Barbara Wiedemann discusses how the antagonist Arnold Friend is based upon serial killer Charles Schmid, who murdered several young girls during the 1960s. In the analysis, Wiedemann
In the short story, “where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” Arnold Friend tries to get Connie to do bad things to please him, which is revealed through arnold friend him Arnold Friend makes a promise to Connie at the drive-in-dinner In the short story it said “I'm going to get you baby”Oates. This foreshadows what is going to happen later on in the story it foreshadows that arnold will come for Connie and try to get her anyway possible .The
Also it represents as being an out there person. As if he is trying to attract a younger crowd. Arnold has his full name, “Arnold Friend” written in tarlike black letters on the side of his car with a drawing of a round, grinning face that reminded Connie of a pumpkin, except it wore sunglasses (197). This reflects how Arnold tries to fit in with the young kids even though he is much older. Connie asks Arnold how old he is and she realizes that he is not a kid he might be thirty or older.
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.