Cultural tensions are present in Blanche’s remark that Stanley is a ‘Polack’; during World War 2, the Polish were seen as the enemy; Blanche using this insult is not because she is against Polacks, but is her taking advantage of the frequently used insult at the time. Blanche is portrayed as a patriotic ‘Southern Belle’ she believes she can use Polack as an insult as she has the upper hand as an American. This change in society can be compared to Willy Russell’s play ‘Educating Rita’, written in 1979. Despite a time difference of nearly forty years, and a completely different country, there are similarities in terms of cultural change being evident in both plays. ‘Educating Rita’ was written at a time of social change in Britain, females were being given more opportunities with many taking on job previously uncommon for women, and a female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, was now in power, encouraging independence for women.
In my personal life my strengths will help me tremendously. Adaptability could help me in future jobs or relationships. Communication and woo will help to have better relations with people who enter my life and to keep them there. I also like to always think positive. Thinking in positive ways not only makes me feel better about situations, but I know it also helps other people dealing with the situation too.
But she did not believe that for a second. What she believed was that it was something she loved,” (Beattie 282). The author’s description of the bowls physical appearance symbolizes a sense of purpose and absence. It is “a paradox of the bowl,” that symbolizes a void and fulfillment at the same time (Beattie 280). The bowl is also compared to the horizon, which, staying with the perfect simplicity of the bowl, symbolizes that the bowl is a whole world; whereas the opposite symbolizes emptiness and despair (Beattie 283).
A modern audience expects Australian theatre to reflect our culture and challenge issues relevant to our society, engaging us in a theatrical debate through an array of devices often embedded in a hybrid style that one has come to expect from Australian drama. This unique dramatic structure is evident in the plays Ruby Moon and Still Angela. Jenny Kemp, playwright of Still Angela, justifies that the dramatic forms and performance styles are unusual as the play’s innovative dramatic structure doesn't employ the tradition techniques and theatrical conventions of play making. She allows her characters to challenge the traditional properties of drama, these being time, space and weight conveyed through Kemp’s use of three characters on stage portraying
An individual’s sense of belonging is an impermanent state, a continual response to changing situations. As we lose connections to people and places and form new ones, this is interacted in our state of belonging. Peter Skrzynecki’s poetic suite, Immigrant Chronicle, depicts thecomposer’s struggle to connect with both his conflicting Polish and Australian identities. His poems “Feliks Skrzynecki” and “Ancestors” express his changing state of belonging as these connections transform. Anh Do’s novel The Happiest Refugee includes a comical recollection of his engagement party to his Australian born wife, which encapsulates his changing sense of belonging as two cultures connect.
Mrs. Younghouse AP American Literature/ Composition 22 January 2014 Analysis Essay In this passage, Debra Marquart conveys her love for the upper Midwest region, even as it resembles an uninhabitable and plain location for many who first approached it. Through her thorough use of allusions and diction to characterize the early region as plain, she is able to convince her reader of unique qualities of the region that cannot be found anywhere else. Marquart characterizes the upper Midwest as a region whose landscape is bland and dull yet very ordered and structured. She employs juxtaposition and diction to relay her characterization. Marquart utilizes juxtaposition to illustrate how the upper Midwest is bland, orderly and neat.
I believe that listening to others and being able to put yourself in their shoes in order to understand what they might be feeling is very critical. It then becomes easier to help them manage those feelings and their experiences. It is also important to understand what is happening in that person's life, so it is good to be perceptive in order to notice patterns, dynamics, and other things that serve as clues for helping that person. I believe that I am very perceptive in my relationships with other people. In my opinion, it is also essential to have a sense of humility and I truly strive to always remain humble.
Chaucer is quick to point out her attempts as superficial. Her actions are an indication of her shallowness. Chaucer uses her knowledge and use of the French language as an example of her shallowness. The narrator says, “And Frenssh she spak ful faire and fetishly, / After the scole of Stratford at the Bowe- / For Frenssh of Paris was to hire unknowe” (ll.124-126). The Prioress is flaunting her education and expertise by using French when address the other pilgrims.
If everyone has a clear role then individuals will be less likely to become disheartened and be more willing to work together. * Open and clear communication is one of the most important points in effective team performance. Improving communication with other team members will help to build healthy interpersonal relationships. By encouraging team members to contribute their ideas and discuss issues and find solutions together this will increase trust and morale. * Effective Decision Making is vital to a team’s progress.