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    and selfless actions. These memoirs tell the stories of Malcolm X and Ulrich and how they affected their respective movements. Malcolm X is one of the most famous and well known advocates of the civil rights movement. He has inspired many to stand up for their race, and to not be put down for the color of their skin. Much like Malcolm X, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich is a famous and well known figure head in the fight for equality. Ulrich undoubtedly is most famous for her quote, “well behaved women seldom

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    Laurel Thatcher Ulrich uses Martha Ballard’s diary to portray life in rural New England in the late 1700 and early 1800’s. Using this diary and other historical material she recreates the 27 years of life that Martha has disclosed in her diary. By using Martha’s life and words she recreates what living was like during the pre-industrial era. She features the role that midwives and women in general played in the economical survival of families during this era. The diary by itself does not shed light

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    The Middle Ages was a dark time in history. And it was the beginning of the long and ever going fight for women's rights. In this time period women took an interest in education, religion and careers. There were many expectations of women in this time-they had to be good house-wives, mothers, religious or lead pious lives-i.e. be nuns. Women in the Middle Ages were strong and independent with many struggles to face. They had to also fulfill various expectations. Society expected these women to

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    The housemaids leave their homes and migrate to the GCC in search of a better life for themselves and their families. This comes with a myriad of social and economic impacts for themselves and their families, and these impacts can be positive or negative. Social impacts can be positive, when there is an increasing involvement of women in decision making. Throughout the housemaids’ period of migration, their chances of decision making increases as they have no one to depend on other than themselves

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    Fight Club, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton, was directed by David Fincher and made in 1999. The two scenes analyzed in this paper will show that the male body is used as a commodity and therefore falls into a Marxist theory. At the same time, the male body becomes the object of the masculine gaze and can be analyzed using a psychoanalytic tool. The Narrator initiates a sexual desire for his alter ego's body, and therefore for himself. Fight Club reveals, through a Marxist-psychoanalytic reading

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    The Root of All Evil People have a tendency to act crazy when power and love do not go their way. Shakespeare’s Othello is a classic tale of jealousy that negatively influences all actions of each character. However, unlike a dramatic chick-flick watched on Friday nights, jealousy acts as an animal that creates racism, distrust, eats away at the identity of characters, and leads to death within the play. Steve Criniti references Caroline Spurgeon in a book written saying, “the animal images found

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    was Daphne, who rejected lovers, not for chastity, but because it was of no importance to him. So, when Laura designs a way to control his life, he loses a sense of himself. It justifies him to feel helpless and stuck like a tree, like Daphne as the laurel, because he had no other choice but to change and it caused an eternity of grief to be held as a treasure, a symbol of victory to someone else. Not once did Petrarch change on his own will, only to Laura's benefit, producing a psychological paradox

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    appeal to the american people after the death of one of america's most inspirational presidents. Thatcher uses repetition, strong diction, and ethos in order to illustrate what an influential president Ronald Reagan was. Thatcher uses repetition throughout the eulogy to immensely enforce Reagan’s accomplishments and the greatness in which he approached different situations. For example,in lines 30-36, Thatcher repeats the word “others” excessively to show the many doubts the world people had before his

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    Margaret Thatcherism

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    Margaret Thatcher was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. She was a member of the Conservative Party in the UK and to this day her reign is still a cause of controversy among many in England, especially those living in the north. However, she managed to transform the United Kingdom into the opportunistic paradise that it has been since the mid nineteen eighties. She held many ideologies on the topics of the British economy and multiculturalism. Certain aspects of these ideologies

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    Thatcher …. The Good , The Bad and The Atypical Margaret Thatcher , a conservative MP , who ran from 1979 - 1990 as The prime minister of the united kingdom solely for her own political philosophy known as Thatcherism . Born in Grantham in the time of 1925 by the name , Margaret Hilda Thatcher . Her Father , a local businessman and entrepreneur , Alfred Roberts , this shows she was born into an entrepreneurial mindset meaning that she inherently grants respect to the entrepreneurs as well as respecting

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    The women in Othello and Chaucer's Wife of Bath differ, but in the end both want their husbands to love them. In Othello there are only three women displayed in the story, but the statements that were said about these three women were the belief that all women in that society were all the same- evil, whores who were temptress to the men. The three women; Desdemona, the wife of Othello, Emilia, the wife of Iago, and Bianca, perceived as a prostitute who is a “customer” (l. 138. 4.1) of Cassio. Iago

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    The Good Negress Analysis

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    A.J. Verdelle’s The Good Negress written by the story surrounds the protagonist Denise Palms as she grows and develops into a young, intellectually bright, African-American woman. A protagonist is a primary character in any form of literature work per the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. While an antagonist is one that contends with or opposes another. Now the antagonist in a piece of literature is usually depicted as malice and wicked, however, they do not have to be villainous. The antagonist can just

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    Globalization and Cosmopolitanism for a long time have been used interchangeably to create a sense of boundarylessness. The two words, however, are not synonymous. Globalization has a single dimension, economic globalization. Cosmopolitanism, on the other hand, is multidimensional and addresses various aspects of the social world. The multifaceted nature of cosmopolitanism has changed the history of the social worlds (Nussbaum 2008). The collapse of the world order calls the reflection on the social

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    the Northern Ireland peace process, however one thing did not change, that was there government. In June 1987 the UK General elections were held in which Margaret Thatcher, leader of the British Conservative Party won a third consecutive term in office and had been in office since 1979. At that time many people dislike Margaret Thatcher because she had destroyed Britain’s manufacturing industry and her policies led to mass unemployment, she supported capital punishment, and she brought on a social

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    Leadership Contribute to the UK’s Economic Strength in the 1980s? Margaret Thatcher was the first and only serving female Prime Minister of the Unite Kingdom from 1979 to 1990. She was leader of the Conservative Party and nicknamed “The Iron Lady” due to her inflexible politics and leadership skills. The policies that Thatcher implemented are known as Thatcherism and shaped the way the UK is at present day. Margaret Thatcher believed in free markets rather than government intervention, such as policies

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    In Master Harold and the Boys, Fugard develops the relationship between a white boy and a black man to criticize the racial segregation that the apartheid brings to society. In Fugard's resolution, he expresses the need for "progress" (15) in the "bloody awful world" (15) corrupted with racism. He concludes his play demonstrating the negative impact of racism in society, yet he leaves his conclusion open for the possibility for a better outcome. Through Fugard’s use of stage directions and lighting

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    On June 11, 2004, Margaret Thatcher, the former prime minister of Great Britain, delivered a eulogy to the American people in honor of former United States president Ronald Reagan, with whom she had worked closely. In the eulogy Thatcher states “I have lost a dear friend”, and “We talked regularly, both before and after his presidency”, by saying those things gives the audience a sense of careness because not only has she lost a great friend, but everyone else lost a man who made a difference not

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    This speech of Queen Elizabeth I is a historical and circumstantial text, because happened in a specific historical time which “was major rivalry on the seas between the ships of Britain and Spain over control of trade in the New World” (The history place, great speeches collection). The speech present political ideas for that reason can be a political text too, it was writing to the English people “her loving people” (Elizabeth I, speech to the troops). Queen Elizabeth I was born on September 7

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    Sports policy is about (Government, 2017) making sure that people have access to a wide range of local sports activities, whether they are membership-based sports clubs or independently. Sports policies have objectives, which are to target people of all ages but mostly children and young people, (Sportengland, 2017) state that they want to “increase the number of people doing sport and activity no matter what their background, ability or age” and also to increase the number of young people ages 11-18

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    Irony In The Interlopers

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    The fact that the men now intend to shoot each other shows how the feud has corrupted their ambition and actions. Despite Ulrich and Georg both being armed with the intent to shoot the men are faced with another obstacle, “[a] falling beech tree had thundered down on them” (Saki Online). The tree immobilizes the men, and in pinning them, prevents either man from using his rifle

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