Work by Louisa Alcott
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...Alcott Summary Work: A Story of Experience is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Louisa May Alcott. The main character of this story is Christie Devon who is a head-strong, young orphan living with her aunt and uncle (Alcott). Christie works for a number of employers to find her way. First she works as a servant and befriends a black maid. Soon Christie is dismissed from her job because she was accused of a small fire caused by a gas lamp. Christie moves on and becomes an actress and is quite successful in her new profession but this one is also short lived due to lack of fulfillment. Then, she is appointed as an attendant to a young girl who suffers... ? Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa M....
Work by Louisa Alcott
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...Alcott Summary Work: A Story of Experience is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Louisa May Alcott. The main character of this story is Christie Devon who is a head-strong, young orphan living with her aunt and uncle (Alcott). Christie works for a number of employers to find her way. First she works as a servant and befriends a black maid. Soon Christie is dismissed from her job because she was accused of a small fire caused by a gas lamp. Christie moves on and becomes an actress and is quite successful in her new profession but this one is also short lived due to lack of fulfillment. Then, she is appointed as an attendant to a young girl who suffers... Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa M....
Louisa May Alcott
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...Alcott and Little Women Can a book which was written in 1868 be criticized by feminists today? Until the feminist academics got a hold of it, the book Little Women was just a nice piece of literature about girls growing up in the late 1800s, showing their trials and tribulations and ultimate sacrifices and triumphs. Foote (2005) says this book was not forgotten, but it was ignored by mainstream (patriarchal) critics. Alcott herself never envisioned she was writing a revolution; she simply patterned the character Jo after herself (Friedell, 2005). Then feminists decided to take a critical look at the book, and found much to discuss. Perhaps feminists can constructively... A Feminist Look at Louisa May...
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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...Alcott follows the lives of four sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. It carefully details their passage from childhood to womanhood. The idea of ‘ideological ambivalence’ in Little Women starts even from the way the novel receives public attention. For example, the novel itself has gained diverse and contradicting perceptions from its readers (Alcott, Blaisdell & Steadman, 2007, p. 46). That aspect of uncertainty as some of the readers read it as a romance or others take it as a quest creates the ideological ambivalence. This novel is a unique model as Alcott has successfully blended many conventions... of the sentimental novel with crucial ingredients of romantic children’s fiction. On...
Old Fashioned girl, Louisa May Alcott
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...Alcott most notable stories. This is a ic story of being out of your element and unsure of yourself in a strange new situation. Polly, a nice country girl goes to visit her friend Fanny in the city. Everything in the city is new and strange to Polly and she feels overwhelmed. During her time in the city, the Shaw family treats her poorly and thinks little of her because of her country clothes and manner. She is turned off of the city. She finds it over-the-top and difficult to take in or accept. She believes it is not for her and that it treats country people poorly. She finds the people in it to be false... as it is very simplistic. The conflict is not interesting. There is nothing...
Education Values in Little Men by Louisa May ALcott
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...Alcott ‘Little Men’, a famous children book, was written by a well-known American Louisa May Alcott. It was published in 1871 after the publication of her novel ‘Little Women’ as its sequel. The fame of ‘Little Women’ made Alcott write another novel ‘Good Wives’ and they both are published together as one novel. These novels fall in the genre of children literature where the writer aims to not only amuse its young readers but also instruct them the ways of self-improvement, to live a healthy life coping with all the odd circumstances and following the ethical codes of life. So, Christian morality and worldly wisdom are put side by side in this novel... Education Values in ‘Little Men’ by Louisa May...
A Whisper in the Dark by Louisia May Alcott
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...Alcott: An Analysis The story analyzed is the short story A Whisper in the Dark whichis one of the thrilling short stories of Louisa May Alcott. While the literary work can be classified as a short story of more concise area of exploration than that of a novel and with less dramatic development of the plot and representation of the story, the simplistic presentation of a single plot can be considered to target the audience in a more precise manner specifically in line with the author’s view on themes such as the double standards on gender, the influence of relationship by blood, and the continuously evolving norms. The different components of a literary piece... A Whisper in the Dark by Louisa May...
Depiction of Fatherhood in Little Women by Alcott and Treasure Island by Stevenson
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...Alcott and Treasure Island by Stevenson By of Institute Introduction: Little Women By Alcott and Treasure Island By Stevenson Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island are children narratives that one may use to analyze the role of fatherhood in different ways. One may notice that the narrations capture how the society perceived gender identity back in the 19th century. For instance, Little Women offers a progressive development on what it means to grow up in a family where the mother figure is the one taking charge. In fact, a further analysis also reveals on the role played by religious values in guiding families... ? Depiction of Fatherhood in Little Women by Alcott ...
Louisa May Alcotts Little Women: Jos Relationship with Laurie.
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...Alcott’s story, “Little Women,” deals with the four sisters ofthe March family. It is a coming-of-age tale, as Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy struggle to overcome their weaknesses and find their places in life. As is only to be expected in a narrative dealing with four “Little Women,” the theme of love and marriage figures prominently in the story. The author comments on the different kinds of love and the criteria for a successful marriage. Meg is courted by John Brooke and marries him early in the story. Beth tragically passes away. Amy is finally paired with Laurie and Jo goes on to marry Professor Bhaer. However, it the relationship between Jo... “Little Women Jo’s Relationship with Laurie. Louisa May...
Little women
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...Alcott’s story, “Little Women,” deals with the four sisters ofthe March family. It is a coming-of-age tale, as Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy struggle to overcome their weaknesses and find their places in life. As is only to be expected in a narrative dealing with four “Little Women,” the theme of love and marriage figures prominently in the story. The author comments on the different kinds of love and the criteria for a successful marriage. Meg is courted by John Brooke and marries him early in the story. Beth tragically passes away. Amy is finally paired with Laurie and Jo goes on to marry Professor Bhaer. However, it the relationship between Jo... “Little Women Jo’s Relationship with Laurie. Louisa May...
An Analysis of Childhood in "Little Women"
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...Alcott. It possesses many traits of a didactic genre, which is a class of novels that provide moral lessons. The author does not preach directly to the readers but refrains from extra explicit moralizing, allowing readers to draw their individual lessons from what they make of the story. The story revolves around the March girls that include Amy who is 12, Beth 14, Jo 16, and Meg 17 (Alcott 27). These girls bemoan the point that there will be no Christmas as their level of poverty deters them from having presents and at the same time; their father is fighting in the middle of Civil War. This paper will seek... to provide an analysis of childhood in “Little Women”. Alcott...
Family Relationship in Novels
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...Alcott, and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith, explore the relationship between a mother and a daughter, and the way each deals with the other in light of societal changes. Both novels deal with the lives of girls and follow their personal journey from immaturity toward adulthood through the complex overlapping of young adults, little women and grown up women (Elbert, 1), each fighting her own battles, and striving to change her destiny to live a better life than what the society might offer her... Kamran Harris English Literature 11 February 2008 An Analysis of Relationships The two novels, Little Women by Louisa May ...
Changing role of women in society
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...Alcott clearly represents the life of women during the 19th Century. It is from her assumptions that the gains, which women have achieved since 1860s can be well depicted. Based on the story composed by Alcott, the novel revolves around the conflicts that emerged between the domestic duties of the women and the need for them to have their own personal growth attributed to the various abilities they possessed. In the cases presented of the four sisters... Changing Role of Women in Society Women are significant in the society. During the early 19th century, women were subjected to the concept of domesticity. They were tasked with the sole role of being the non-working housewives as well as the moral...
Discuss the role of the courage of children in both Little Woman and Treasure Island
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...Alcott’s “Little Women” (1868) are both coming of age stories which contrast thrilling stories in the conventional form of storytelling for children, whilst simultaneously interweaving moral issues that were contextually uncommon in children’s literature. In particular, it is arguable that both stories effectively undertake a role reversal, placing child characters at the fore as the central protagonists in having to face tough decisions and tragedy through courage. For example Gubar observes that: “Treasure Island reflects a deep anxiety about the power imbalance... Discuss the role of courage of children in both Little Women and Treasure Island Robert Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” (1883) and Louise...
Differing views on feminism in Little Women
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...Alcott’s novel, Little Women, is a timeless ic. A much beloved text, it has stood the literary test of time. One of the fascinatingfeatures of this story is the four different variations of womanhood, as seen through the characterization of the March sisters. Each one different and with her own ideas and dreams, these characters shine a light onto our distinctive ideas about what it means to be a woman. There are many variations of womanhood and the March sisters do a nice job of not only illustrating these varieties, but showing how they interact with one another. There are two representations of the traditional pathways of womanhood, a model of secretly harboring rebellion while... ? Louisa May...
Compare and contrast Alcott's and Stevenson's depictions of 'growing up'.
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...Alcott in mid-nineteenth century is a semi-autobiographical novel based on her own childhood experiences with her three sisters. The setting of the novel is the Alcotts family home called Orchard House located in Concord, Massachusetts. The author gained literary acclaim from publication of “Little Women” and it was followed by three more novels that completed the March Family saga through the next generation. Alcott wrote this novel during the American Civil War which was why the sisters had mentioned missing their father who was serving in the Union Army at that winter time. As Massachusetts is part of the New... Book Reviews 24 October 2009 Introduction The novel “Little Women” written by Louisa May...
Children's Literature - Compare and contrast the depiction of fatherhoods in Little Women and Treasure Island.
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...Alcott’s ground breaking book directed towards girls and depicting their conflicts and struggles as they learn and grow into women. Alcott deftly weaves the celebration of bonds shared between the girls and their mother and also among the sisters themselves in a very realistic portrayal that etches out each of their characters. ‘Little Women’ by Alcott served to be a hallmark in fictional writing for women as it portrayed women as much more than just traditional wives and mothers, but advocated the celebration of women who were intelligent and independent and who pursued careers of their own... ?Children’s Literature - Depiction of Fatherhood Order No. 750970 ‘Little Women’ (1868 – 9) was Louisa May...
Childrens Literature - Depiction of Fatherhood
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...Alcott’s ground breaking book directed towards girls and depicting their conflicts and struggles as they learn and grow into women. Alcott deftly weaves the celebration of bonds shared between the girls and their mother and also among the sisters themselves in a very realistic portrayal that etches out each of their characters. ‘Little Women’ by Alcott served to be a hallmark in fictional writing for women as it portrayed women as much more than just traditional wives and mothers, but advocated the celebration of women who were intelligent and independent and who pursued careers of their own... Children’s Literature - Depiction of Fatherhood Order No. 750970 ‘Little Women’ (1868 – 9) was Louisa May...
Comparing Narrative in Fiction and Nonfiction (Literature)
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...Alcott) and the nonfiction “Pablo Picasso: Living in His Own Shadow” (Goodman), all of which deal with the theme of finding transcendent value in the process of work. In “A Delicate Balance” (Armas), the narrative voice establishes a means of showing the reader Romero’s example of transcendent value in work because it observes at the same time that it tells. Romero Estrada is introduced as a somewhat strange man who spends his mornings in a perfect and inexplicable routine of sweeping the sidewalks up and cleaning up the trash for the various businesses up and down his... Whether it is a fictional tale or a nonfiction account, a story is told that depends on the narrative as a means of conveying...
Childrens writers must communicate with them about serious matters of life metaphorically and poetically or not at all
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...Alcott in Little Women. It stands out as the book specifically for girls. The story is about the American Civil War and the period after it. The book brings out the unusualness and originality in both children’s and adult’s canon of literature. She reveals her childhood memories portraying herself as Jo, her mother, and sisters. She unveils her father’s incompetence and lastly sketches what would be her home. Little Women presents a flurry of metaphors. It is written during the Civil War and the tension was rife. Jo had many burdens on her shoulder. She contemplates... ? CHILDREN’S Children’s ‘must communicate with them about serious matters of life metaphorically and poetically or not at all’ Children...
Women in the First Half 20 Century
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...Alcott & Alderson, 2004). Moreover, a woman is now taking up leadership positions in the society. That is; currently, women are fighting for political positions in various countries, and they have been proven active and competent just as men. Moreover, the first half of the 20th century realized the emergence of a new woman in the sense that; there was a total change in the behaviors of women. The change... Women in the First Half 20 Century Many people have different perception when it comes to the role of women in the society. In the ancienttimes, men had a perception that women are weak individuals who cannot effectively carry out a particular task. Moreover, many view and treated the just like...
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...Alcott, world famous golfer, quoted “Keep your sense of humor. Theres enough stress in the rest of your life to let bad shots ruin a game youre supposed to enjoy.” (Amy Alcott quotes); depicting the positive emotions surging through her while she is on the golf course. Work Cited Tiger Woods former golf coach claims scandal has affected his game. (2010, May 22). Retrieved from: http://www.sawfnews.com/Gossip/63961.aspx Glenmuir 1891. (2010, Jan 29). Retrieved from: http://www.glenmuir.com/golf... Exercise Psychology What are the dimensions of Eysenck’s Personality Theory? How can the dimensions be used to predict exercise behavior? Eysenck, the British psychologist, defines personality on the...
Freuds Psychoanalytical Theory
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...Alcott, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by B. Smith, The Bluest Eye by T... Harris Kamran English Literature 14 March 2008 A Literary Analysis Literaturehas always been used to explore the structure, psychodynamics and functioning of societies of different periods. Through emotional details of characters, settings and plots writers strive to provide their readers with understanding of societal issues, family life and relationships. The aim of this paper is to explore Freud's psychoanalytical theory about gender personality and mother-daughter relationship through specific and distinct contexts of four great literature pieces: Little Women by L. Alcott, ...
Examine the significance of characters physical appearance
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...Alcott describes her characters with special attention to the description of their appearances and physical forms. The title of this novel, just like ‘Beauty and the Beast’ suggests something about the appearance of her main characters. The word... of Significance of Appearances in ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and ‘Little Women’ In the world of fiction, characters are recognized and analyzed on the basis of certain characteristics by the readers. “Writers may portray characters through their actions, through their reactions to situations or to other characters, through their physical appearance, through their speech and gestures and expressions, and even through their names.” (Kirszner and...
What everybody wants
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...Alcott on the radio. He made a blunder in presenting the place of her birth and changed it from Massachusetts... What Everybody Wants In the chapter, “What Everybody Wants” from the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie, the explains a very important aspect of life and an excellent way of winning over people. He explains that the character and personality of a person is shaped according to the environment that he is brought up in. To support this statement he gives an example of Al Capone that if anyone was brought up in a similar environment as him and was provided the same opportunities as he was, that person would have also achieved a similar stage in life as Al Capone. Thus...
Significance of Appearances in Beauty and the Beast, Charlottes Web and Little Women
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...Alcott describes her characters with special attention to the description of their appearances and physical forms. The title of this novel, just like ‘Beauty and the Beast’ suggests something about the appearance of her main characters. The word little says... ? of Significance of Appearances in ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and ‘Little Women’ In the world of fiction, characters are recognized and analyzed on the basis of certain characteristics by the readers. “Writers may portray characters through their actions, through their reactions to situations or to other characters, through their physical appearance, through their speech and gestures and expressions, and even through their names.”...
The Evolution of Active Directory
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...Alcott (2002), this component extended the directory services available on its predecessor, window NT 4.0. This component had a domain controller that could be used to control and manage personal domains. It also introduced networking components, which enabled management of several computers by a single administrator. It also could manage users and user groups that use a computer as well as the services that the computer is used to provide. Compared to its predecessor, this component was a great boost to information technology during the era when... ?The Evolution of Active Directory This paper is about the evolution of active directory in the area of information technology. According to Heywood & Ahmad...
ESSAY
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...Alcott’s bedside viewer of a lat night of mortality wounded soldiers. The writer also brings out the rose family as her second vision book which is a moral tale accounting to the education of three fairy girls who learn how their mistakes can harm others. Majority of her stories are based on dynamic young woman who realizes that she is engaged to the wrong man. The woman is married to a man she does not love. In her literature, much is discussed about aspects of marriage, relationships, gender and societal pitfalls that young females face. In most cases, the novel meets unfavorable criticism about the limitations faced by females. She describes her... Literary Criticism The death of John is follows the...
Methods of Instructions
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...Alcott 2008). Discussion Groups In this method of instruction, students form groups for discussions. Students who take the same subjects form the groups. The groups should not be biased any way. It should... ?METHODS OF INSTRUCTION College Choosing the type of method of instruction to use in any training is sometimes not easy. This is because there are many methods of instruction that can be applied at each particular field of learning. It is always advisable to choose the right method to use during any training program. Any method chosen should give the students enough chances to participate in the on the discussion. Most of these methods of instruction have advantages and disadvantages and this should...
Reviseing
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...Alcott) Friendship is the of a relationship that exists among individuals in line with which they have a feeling of care for each other. Formally speaking a web definition of ‘friend’ from Dictionary .com quotes: “a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard or a person who gives assistance; patron;” (Dictionary.com). Friendship is often termed as a rounded relationship that incorporates a number of dimensions in it. These dimensions may belong to understanding, feelings, spirituality and other tangible dimensions. It often lays down the basis of the personal growth... is one of the kindest relationships created by God. When treated wisely friendship is enough to...
Discuss how Neil Gaiman's 'The Graveyard Book' (winner of the uk carneagie prize) along with Louisa m Alcott's 'Little Woman' an
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...Alcott provided a template for society during the 19th century, the efforts of the sisters in her story framed by the social construction that defined the culture of the time. In Swallows and Amazons, by Arthur Ransome, the stories are based upon the adventures of children as two groups meet and interact, one group in a dinghy named Swallow, and the other group in a dinghy named Amazon. The stories were written in the early 20th century creating a reflection of the moral discourse and the nature... ?Children’s literature and the nature of the fairytale structure Introduction Children’s literature has seen a great number of changes in the last two centuries, the nature of how moral and social structures...
The Blithedale Romance by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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...Alcott's previous experiences of his stay in an utopian community where he lived for some time with his family and his followers in perfect harmony with transcendental ethics... WHY LIVING COMMUNITIES LIKE BROOK FARM AND BLITHEDALE FAIL 'The Blithedale Romance' is a third major romance fiction by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The plot of the story revolved around a communal farm called Blithedale which eventually gets destroyed by vested interests of some of its members comprising of a character called Hollingsworth who is a monomaniacal philanthropist and a confirmed misogynist whose sole intention is to use the farm for reforming criminals; Zenobia - another interesting character of exotic origin who also...
"Motivation is a very important force that affects and directs our behaviour. As a consequence, it is a vital factor for teachers to understand and apply in the
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...Alcott) I. Introduction Wingardium Leviosa (pronounced as Wingardium Levi-ooo-sa), magical spell that almost everybody knew. We followed his adventures making him the most loved wizard of our generation, Harry Potter. Behind a great adventure book is a great novelist. It was amazing how Joanne K. Rowling came up with her great story on her wanting to support her daughter’s needs and to fulfill her heart’s desire on her train trip where the idea just took of her then the rest was history. Joanne Rowling or Jo as she was fondly called by her friends shares the same name with Jo March, one of the lead characters in Louisa M. Alcott’s, Little Women. Two different interesting... Little Women (Louisa Marie...
American History - Utopian Movements
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...Alcott. It followed a British reformist model since it forbade free ownership of property. It emphasized on free love and vegetarianism (Halloway, 1961). Children were not supposed to eat meat or use animal products like honey and wool. The movement also prohibited the use of animals for labor. In the farms, the community planted only the crops that grew out of soil so as not to disturb the living organisms under the soil like worms. Most of the members later felt manual labor as inhibiting. Malnourishment due to strict diet of grains... ? Utopian movements Utopian movements hoped to establish an ideal American society. The movements were either religious or secular. Most of the utopian movements...
Woman Rights by Sarah Margaret Fuller
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...Alcott. On the other hand, her personal life suffered, as men chose women who abandoned aspirations to stay home and fulfill wifely duties. Though Fuller possessed a pulsating desire to love and be loved, she found no immediate male to fulfill it. Thus, she cultivated and maintained intimate relationships with women who shared the same goal as she. Along with delayed love that was directly linked to her inconvenient pursuits, Fuller's limited life provoked a philosophy which she eloquently displays in her book. Moreover, her philosophy further evoked the following thought-provoking questions: Why is woman not granted the opportunity to grow and unleash her innate...
America History19th
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...Alcott and The Yellow Wallflower by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The question that would be evaluated in this paper is whether these literary works are in conformity regarding the presentation of the gender roles in the second half of the nineteenth century. In ‘Hospital Sketches’ the author has provided a more optimistic scenario regarding the role of women in the society. However, in ‘The Yellow... journey to become a successful person are well off. Dick introduces himself with a different, more respectable name and the job that he gets is also well-paying. Thus Dick, who is now called Richard, becomes a respectable middle class man and he is completely severed from the previous life he led....
A Century of Women: Sexuality and Social Justice
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...Alcott through her experience as a nurse volunteer in the war wrote books such as Little Women, that the author candidly admitted was “compounded by patriotisms, anti-slaver and twenty years of oppression... Women for centuries have struggled for equality. Since time immemorial they are merely seen as the emotional and sensitive that lacked the power to make logical decisions. They did not have their own identities, as they only adopted the identity of their husbands or fathers. They were open to abuse, both physically and emotionally; stifled by tradition and inhibited by their intellectual capacities. Women accepted their roles as mothers and house makers and silently tolerated centuries of oppression, ...
Individual portfolio- pebble
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...Alcott, P. (2013). Food and Beverage Management. Hoboken, Taylor and Francis. Eden, Philip. (2008). What is a typical British Summer? Retrieved 14/03/2014 from BBC News| UK| Magazine: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7561411.stm... Individual Portfolio INDIVIDUAL PORTFOLIO Management Restaurant Team Teams establish management responsibilities for the entire period of the event from planning to execution based on their strengths and capabilities (Davis et al. 2013, p. 32). The team managers, Leanne Smith and Ashley Kucherera, will oversee the themed event and apportion responsibility to other members. The beverage manager, Thelma Gambrah, will be tasked with allocating roles to beverage team members,...
Evaluatioins of Childrens Literature: Realistic Fiction, Modern Fantasy & Historical Fiction
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...Alcott’s (1868) “Little Women”, which feature four sisters with different personalities who lived during the oppressive era where women’s rights... Realistic Fiction & Modern Fantasy Children’s literature has evolved over the years to cover a wide spectrum of themes and styles providing young readers with a cornucopia of tales that feed their imagination and curiosity. Norton (2006) explains how children’s literature can transport readers into various worlds that traverse time and space. Contemporary realistic fiction helps put a clear perspective on reality and how the reader can deal with it by equipping the characters of the story with the necessary values and skills to survive the challenges he or ...
A century of women:sexuality and social justice
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...Alcott through her experience as a nurse volunteer in the war wrote books such as Little Women, that the author candidly admitted was “compounded by patriotisms, anti-slaver and twenty years of oppression... ?Women for centuries have struggled for equality. Since time immemorial they are merely seen as the emotional and sensitive that lacked the power to make logical decisions. They did not have their own identities, as they only adopted the identity of their husbands or fathers. They were open to abuse, both physically and emotionally; stifled by tradition and inhibited by their intellectual capacities. Women accepted their roles as mothers and house makers and silently tolerated centuries of...
Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography
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...Alcott explains to have changed since the production of the movie Barry Lyndon where they almost entirely used natural sources to light it. 3.0 Conclusion The movie Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography explains almost everything about the history of cinematography basing its evidence from movies produced between 1915 and 1990. The clips and the interviews presented in the movie enable the recall of virtually every aspect of cinematography development during that era. It is a creative and an eye-opening film that shows what most audiences have not been made to understand and appreciate- cinematography. Bibliography McCarthy, T. (Producer), & Glassman, A., McCarthy,...
Litature
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...Alcott... Literature Literature has often been described as the body of written works of a specific language, period or culture created by experts and researchers dedicated in described field. Researchers and literature scholars have often mentioned the fact that literature illustrates the real life with its vigor and beauty. Images or word pictures in a literary work frequently discuss the great survival of human being in this world. While turning over the pages of epics and classic literatures, one feels them as dealing with thought provoking remarks and providing practical knowledge for a person to grow as an ideal citizen. American Revolution and the declaration of independence play a vital role in...
Huck Finn and The Censorship of the word nigger
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...Alcott, author of Little Women, had berated publicly Twain with the kind of writing he did with the book. She commented, “If Mr. Clemens cannot think of something but to tell our pure-minded lads and lasses he had best stop writing for them.” On the other hand, Twain found a defender in Ernest Hemingway. “It’s the best book we’ve had,” Hemingway praised Twain’s Huckleberry Finn. Mark Twain was just fortunate during his time as his fans outnumbered his critics, that’s why the censorship of the of the context that time was not as persuasive as today. In Other Media. Due to the censorship controversy of Huckleberry Finn, the CBS had produced TV-movie adaptation... ?In Censoring Huckleberry Finn’s Words...
Parallel Lives: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Rappaccini's Daughter
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...Alcott” (Allen 2003). Although his life did not collide with his work, the incidents that occurred in it allow the reader to find some similarities if not a whole bunch of references to the short story under discussion. His marriage to Sophia may be considered a connection to the story whereby Giovanni is afflicted by Rappiccini’s love and seems to be strangled in the beauty of the garden which might stand parallel to the Old Manson where Hawthorne resides. The details which add danger to the story, such as the invisible poison in Rappiccini’s touch, may be just a figment of his imagination but the disease... Parallel Lives: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Rappaccini’s Daughter Nathaniel Hawthorne was an early...
Parallels between the life of Nathanial Hawthorne and the theme of his short story Rappaccini's Daughter
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...Alcott” (Allen 2003). Although his life did not collide with his work, the incidents that occurred in it allow the reader to find some similarities if not a whole bunch of references to the short story under discussion. His marriage to Sophia may be considered a connection to the story whereby Giovanni is afflicted by Rappiccini’s love and seems to be strangled in the beauty of the garden which might stand parallel to the Old Manson where Hawthorne resides. The details which add danger to the story, such as the invisible poison in Rappiccini’s touch, may be just a figment of his imagination but the disease... Parallel Lives: Nathaniel Hawthorne and Rappaccini’s Daughter Nathaniel Hawthorne was an early...
SLP 2 Writing about Issues and using Third person
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...Alcott, Kate Chopin, Edgar Allan Poe, and Shakespeare. I know she read her novels at night, before she went to sleep. She stirred, saw... Children’s palace 9 July I used to live in Seattle near Lake Washington. I worked full-time, and I was blessed to have some family members as my neighbors. I remember my sixty-seven-year-old Aunt Hilda. Her husband died, when she was just in her thirties, and she never married again. She had one child only, Jessiel, and she works as a social worker in Toronto, Canada. My children were between the ages of two to five years old then. I left them at Aunt Hilda’s during the day, and sometimes, even during the weekends, when I have extra work. I thought they would hate me...
ENGLISH LANGUAGE - Language in Theory and Practice
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...Alcott dressed in ski attire and holding her skis, and a close-up of the model of Citizen Eco-Drive, the watch being promoted. In boldface capital letters is the word UNSTOPPABLE appears twice on the page. Metaphor is described as “a rhetorical style of comparing two dissimilar objects, so that the characteristic of one object is transferred to the other.” In this advertisement, visual metaphor... Advertisements in Mens and Womens Magazines Introduction Parker (2003) alleged that “profit constitutes the ‘bottom line’… that defines what lies inside business ethics and what is assumed to be outside it” (Hardy, 2008:11). Were the profit-making motive sufficient ethical justification, then advertisers...
Importance of Professional development
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...Alcott, & Pantelidis, 2008). Professionalism is a metric that enables outshining and out smarting the rivals and competitors, however proper homework and adaptive strategy is needed for this purpose and it appertains to involvement of all stakeholders in the organization and project at hand. Before explaining the terms together there is a general need for defining the organizational behavior since it is an affecting variable that has direct impact on the professional development and its subsequent advantages and fruits... ?Importance of Professional development Field of Study: Supply chain processes in the beverages industry. For an endeavor taken upon, effective guidelines and working mechanism is...
Romanticism and Transcendetalism
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...Alcott and others appear to be the main literary figures of the era. Emerson, through his essays and prose writing, has laid stress upon individualism, where humans should practice their own sets of moral beliefs instead of seeking support from the church or state. Hence, he allows the observing of all the activities that provide the individuals with mental and physical delight and enjoyment provided such activities do not inflict any harm to others. Consequently, Emerson refuses to follow the traditional moral values that pay impose bar on the individual and collective liberty of the humans. His works including Fire Series... Module Module ID: Romanticism and Transcendentalism By looking into the...
The Shadow of Captain Bligh
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...Alcott and the Bronte sisters were acutely aware of the conditions in society in their time, and did not hesitate to write about them. Nevertheless, MacLennan's essay, written in a lucid and easy style, is an absorbing read. ___________________________________________________________________________________ (Word count: 1210 words.)... Hugh MacLennan's essay The Shadow of Captain Bligh , written in 1953, is interesting. The essay is in special reference to Joseph Haydn, a famous Austrian composer of the classical period, and Captain William Bligh, well known for being the Commanding Lieutenant of the ship H.M.S. Bounty. The author describes the thoughts that came to his mind on a particular evening when h...
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