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    Radium Girls by D.W. Gregory, is centered around the deathly affects of radium. The play displays the horrors that factory girls endure through their contact with radium everyday. With their contact to radium everyday, Grace, Kathryn, and Irene’s health is in jeopardy. While the company’s owner, Roeder refuses to address or accept the problem, the radium girls pursue a court case to demand justice as well as protection for the rest of the factory workers. As the girl’s lives become increasingly fatal

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    A Real Life Super Hero: the Life, Accomplishments, and Legacy of Marie Curie Kinleigh Clanton, COM 201-02 Introduction “I am among those who think that science has great beauty.” (Marie Curie). As a young woman pursuing a degree in Chemistry, Marie has become somewhat of an idol to me—a hero, you could say. Her passion for education and discovery led her to become one of the most famous scientists of her day, and one of the most renowned women in STEM ever. Today, I am going to discuss the life

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    right of passage for young girls (age 14), going into womanhood (age 15). Young girls get to dress up like a princess and have all the attention on them for once. There's lots of preparations that is required to plan and have a Quince, but it is worth it. A Quinceanera cost from 5,000 to 20,000 dollars, so it is a great idea to start saving up early. Although this seems like lots of money, the padrinos or godparents help out. Quinceaneras are a tradition every Hispanic girl should have because it will

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    Girls grow up thinking that the sexism they see in movies and television shows are right. They don’t question why the girl isn 't fighting. Or maybe she is fighting, but they don 't ask why they have heels on, why their suit is tight. One of my favourite movies is "Ghostbusters: Answer the Call", which was made in 2016. One of the reasons is because the ghostbusters themselves (they are all female) wear baggy jumpsuits when they fight, they 're smart, and they aren 't models. Their secretary is a

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    Sixteen Candles, directed by John Hughes. At some point of our female lives, we will (at some point) crush on someone who 's probably way out of our league, and probably will do nothing about it. I say that it 's us girls who can relate to this movie because the protagonist is a girl, it doesn 't mean that guys won 't crush on people who are way out of their leagues as well, because they at, some point of their lives, probably do too. Samantha Baker is an awkward, moody teenager, who has a love/hate

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    What is Cheerleading? Many may think it’s a sport that you dress up, apply makeup, slick your hair with a bow, and simply put on a smile, and yell as loud as you can to keep the crowd pumped. Cheerleading includes all those easy and pretty factors, but it is also a sport that you stunt, tumble, and jump. Jumps and tumbling may seem really easy to many people, but there’s more work done than most might think is possible. Stunting is also a major element in cheer, and that’s what really pleases the

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    In the story “Girl”, Jamaica Kincaid illustrates the talk given to a young Antiguan girl about what is expected of her in order to make a point about the cultural pressures and unfair social boundaries that come with being a girl in the Caribbean. The author plays with word choice and sentence structure in a way that makes this unconventional writing style enjoyable and metaphorically resonant. Though it is possible to read this prose as a mother talking directly to her daughter and the daughter

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    many experiences that seem crucial to life, Like schooling and marriage, and times of great plight, But cheerleading competitions belong too on that list, With their flips and their tricks that you don’t want to miss, See gravity defied! Weightless girls- flying high! It’s a unique experience, you can’t deny, With music and crowds that normal moms hate, But Donna Gale is not normal- at least, not of late. She herded her daughter through the security lines, Paid the admission and all of her fines, Jostled

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    type of boy as he observes everything about these three girls. He gets his attention grabbed by experiencing the three girls whom is seen by him wearing bathing suits in which one attracts him the most then, showing his immaturity by describing figures of both the girls and a customer in a humorous way also considering his customers in the store as ‘’ sheep’’. Then, the narrator seems to grow into maturity by seeing the way the three girls were being approached or perhaps treated by Lengel and by

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    Gertrude’s Speech on Ophelia’s Death Analysis This passage is from Act 4, scene 7, lines 163-183 of Hamlet. Laertes, hearing of his father’s death, storms the palace seeking revenge. Claudius, in an effort to calm Laertes’ rage, conspires with him on how to effectively kill Hamlet shortly before Gertrude interrupts with the news of poor Ophelia’s death. Laertes, heartbroken after hearing that his sister has died, seeks to mourn in peace, but Claudius insists that he and Gertrude follow him so that

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    Today, millions of women can implement their rights to vote in all elections in the united states of America, but this (rights) did not come easily to those women who sacrifice their lives to make this happen. In the speech “Address to Congress on Women’s Suffrage”, Catt delivered her message for women’s right from a firsthand account of what she had experienced as a woman living in the United States of America in the 19th century. She advocated for the rights of women to vote because she believes

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    How does the light vs. dark motif in the novel affect and represent Hatsue’s and Shinji’s relationship? The novel, The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima, tells a story of two young kids that fall in love and the conflicts that arise with it. Hatsue and Shinji dealing with their clashing classes causes them to fall in love. The light vs, dark represents the up and downs, the good and the bad of Hatsue’s and Shinji’s relationship. Mishima uses this light vs. dark motif in many different ways.Mishima

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    circumstances and important transition from childhood to adulthood. At the beginning of the story, the reader meets Sammy, an ordinary nineteen-year-old who works at a grocery store. Though, his inner changes start when he observes the reactions to the girls. Actually, he is amused by these reactions and frustrated at the same time. He feels that he does not want to work at a grocery till the end of his days. In general, the whole story along with Sammy's alterations themselves are rich in symbolism. Hence

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    Karen Russell's “St. Lucy’s Home For Girls Raised By Wolves” is a story of lycanthropic girls who have been raised by their wolf parents who are being assimilated into human culture by forceful nuns. Claudette is the main character who is also telling the story. She faces many achievements and struggles, but by the end of the story Claudette has clearly conformed to human culture. This is supported when Claudette shows her loss of wolf-like traits, such as when she loses compassion for her pack members

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    Beneatha Younger struggles to find her real identity throughout the whole play, “A Raisin in the Sun.” She strives to become a doctor despite being a women. Throughout the whole play she tries out a handful of hobbies that she takes up during the play. She tries out horse riding and then she wants to learn to play the guitar. Beneatha talks about how she is experimenting with many hobbies to find her identity. Ruth and her are having a conversation about how she bought a 50 dollar horse-riding club

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    With their sneakers squeaking against the dark concrete floors, two children nearly knock over a netted box containing a mountain of colorful bouncy balls, with a white label with large black font championing Wal-Mart’s everyday low price of $2.50. Shopping carts clang as patrons place plastic water bottles among their discount bulk groceries. Rows of bicycles line the aisles, stacked behind paralleling brightly colored aisles, flowing with LEGOs and Barbie dolls— a culmination creating every child’s

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    The Art of The Othello Syndrome Jealousy is a normal human emotion, listening to Beyoncé song, “Jealous”, can help show that everyone goes through jealousy. Also, what that emotion makes you think, and do. “I'm just jealous I'm just human Don't judge me,” Is what she says in her song. My mother always told me that, “don’t let anyone get to you.” Jealousy is a normal human emotion, but it becomes serious when it is morbid jealousy and that is pathological. When you think about jealousy it is considered

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    much she can give to the world. Her favorite part about Diabetes is all the lives she has been able to touch. When living in Arizona her mom was a preschool teacher and one of the students was diagnosed with Diabetes. She was able to help the little girl and her family get through the tough time and be a big role model to her. Fernihough said that Diabetes has allowed her to see everything in a new way. She has a new perspective on life that most people don’t have. Diabetes has changed Fernihough for

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    many countries around the world, where girls go to show off their costumes, talent and of course their beauty. The media has exalted beauty pageants on television with shows like toddlers and tiaras. Children should not be in an environment that affect them negatively at a young age. Some people might think that these pageants develop a child’s confidence; however, everything has a positive and a negative impact, which in this case the negative wins! A girl at the age of 6 maybe 8 that should be

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    A day for a woman in ancient Egypt would be like any normal day, like waking up to prepare breakfast for her husband; women would wear linen dress that would keep them comfortable from the rough heat, and world wear a reed necklace with an amulet of a goddess Tawaret, who is believed to protect a woman and her baby during child birth difficulties (many gods are goddesses, like ISIS too who are equal to male gods). Even unhealthy women can afford servants to help her keep the house and take care of

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