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Women's Defender Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

library (Oregon State, 2006). By the time she was six years of age she had read everything in his library (Sor Juana Ines de la Cr...

Society and Women

writes this in the 1950s when things were quite different. De Beauvoir examines women through the ages and how they have been seco...

'The Wife of Bath's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer and Themes of Women's 14th Century Social Position

discontent with societys lopsided gender scale. The tale begins with Queen Guinevere pondering the fate of a knight who has been ...

Women and Orgasm

orgasms or pleasure had been routinely ignored. For many years it was routinely believed that there was no biological reason for a...

The Yellow Wallpaper and The Story of an Hour and the Female Characters they Include

world that she is a success. This character then stands as a powerful example of women from that era who were given few choices b...

The Hours by Michael Cunningham and Feminism

the one of the "waves" of feminism in the twentieth century. The first wave of feminism is associated with the womens suffrage mov...

Marriage in the 19th Century According to Kate Chopin and Charlotte Perkins Gilman

In five pages 19th century marriage and the woman's role within it are examined in a comparison of Kate Chopin's 'The Story of an ...

Love's Infinity in D'Aragona's Dialogue and Plato's Symposium

In five pages this paper compares the views expressed by these authors regarding women's role and the infinite nature of love. Fi...

Richard Epstein and Catherine MacKinnon's Perspectives on Law and Women's Rights

as pornography and rape, ordinarily fall into the womans domain. Feminist groups continue to fight for womens rights while others ...

Changing Chinese Women in Death of Woman Wang by Jonathan D. Spence

In five pages this paper contrasts seventeenth century Chinese women with their female counterparts and the changes that have take...

Nineteenth Century Social Movements and Christianity's Role

In five pages this paper discusses how Christianity and the Bible were used in 19th century women's suffrage and slavery movements...

A Review of The Princess of Cleves

An 8 page essay reviewing the novel by Marie de La Fayette. This so called women's novel provides interesing insight into French h...

Portrayal of Chinese and German Women During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

In five pages the ways in which Chinese and German women were portrayed during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries are contras...

Historical Perspective on Women's Workplace Fashion

the social elite where the yuppies of the 1980s went quite the opposite way, showing off their designer suits. Steindorf suggests ...

Florida and Education Prior to and Following the U.S. Civil War

In five pages education in Florida during the nineteenth century is examined in terms of the implications of social, economic, and...

Thai Women in the Global Labor Force by Mary Beth Mills

In five pages this paper summarizes and analyzes M.B. Mills' text on rural Bangkok women that examines similarities between them a...

Huck Finn and Pudd'nhead Wilson, issues of Racism

This research paper offers a detailed analysis of Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson...

Feminism in The Bible

family book with which to base the family on. The bible, divided into books that theoretically answer every question one could eve...

Racial Oppression and the Black Response

In ten pages this paper discusses American racial oppression and the black response to it during the nineteenth and twentieth cent...

Beauty Pageants

contributing to the betterment of the world in which she lives. For example, "Miss National Pre-Teen" was created in 1980 a...

The Treatment of Mentally Ill Women in the 19th Century

This 5 page paper discusses the way mentally ill women were treated in the 19th century. The writer argues that mental illness oft...

Colonial Fashions and How They Evolved

In six pages this paper discusses the seventeenth and eighteenth century evolution of Quaker men's and women's fashions and how th...

1800 to 1820 Fashions for Women

In ten pages this research paper presents an overview of the Regency Period of the 19th century as reflected in women's fashions a...

The Paradox of Change by William H. Chafe

In five pages this historical text regarding American women's twentieth century development is analyzed. There are no other sourc...

Identity and Gender Reflections in Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth and Kate Chopin's The Awakening

it threatened who she was as a member of the white race and the upper classes. Therefore, it can be seen that Ednas desire to pa...

Comparative Analysis of 2 Texts on Women's Issues

Tanenbaum points out, "Even today a common way to damage a womans credibility is to call her a slut" (2000, p. 2). In many ways, ...

Eighteenth Century British Literature and Women

Evelina Evelina was Burneys first and most successful novel (Description of Evelina, 2002). It is a story in which Burney...

Four Issues Regarding the History of Australia

also occurred in numerous nations in the mid- to late-1950s through the 1970s (Spooner, 2002). The focus of this wave included: "e...

Knowledge, Domination, and Black Feminism

The impact of increasing knowledge on black women resisting domination are considered in this examination of evolving black femini...

20th Century Women's Suffrage Movement

In six pages this paper examines the evolution of women's suffrage throughout the 20th century as it included the Progressive Move...