Through oral transitions the girl’s mother spreads the beliefs of their culture. The idea that her daughter will evolve into a good nurturer is based on her cultural society’s belief of a woman's communion. This is the belief that women who are naturally good caregivers are better at finding men who
Distinctively visual techniques are fundamental in the transmission of stimulating ideas between composers and responders of their texts. They are able to communicate the distinctive experiences within their texts that affect the responder and their relationships with others and the world. In the context of WW2, John Misto’s play The Shoe Horn Sonata conveys the experiences of the suffering of the female prisoners of war. It is Misto’s intention to portray the oppression the women suffered and highlight the power of art in their journey to hope and purpose. These ideas are also explored through Gary Ross’ film, Pleasantville as the protagonists fight against oppression of society’s expectations and the power of art as a way of escaping this and finding a purpose and a sense of hope.
ENWR-105-BX 18 November 2013 In the essay “Female Chauvinist Pigs” by Ariel Levy, the author argues that women participate in practices that are responsible for their oppression. Levy’s argument is that women participate in “raunch culture” as means of embracing sexism and exploitation toward the idea of gaining empowerment. While some woman like Sheila Nevins, feel empowered and liberated by aspects of raunch culture, other woman like Tyra Banks, co-producer of ANTM, is discussed in “Ghetto Bitches, China Dolls, and Cha Cha Divas” by Jennifer Pozner using racist stereotypes in order to gain power. The judges in the show say they try and promote inclusive beauty standards actually reinforce racial stereotypes. Women are willing to participate in practices that oppress them because they want power.
Curley’s wife essay Throughout the novella, Steinbeck slowly presents the character of Curley’s wife in such a way that our opinions of her change. As Steinbeck fist prepares the reader for the entrance of Curley’s wife he is very begins to prepare the reader for her entrance. He begins to prejudice Curley’s wife making you thing she is a “floozy”. Steinbeck uses this this to introduce the ideas of America citizens at the time and the sexism of ranch workers in the 1930s. Her mannerisms do not help these misconceptions.
Death is a Moth In the short story “The Moth’s” by Helena Maria Viramontes writes about a girl that is practically forced into taking care of her Grandmother Luna. Viramontes uses a great deal of imagery and symbolism that makes the reader search more in depth of the story. Further into details of what the narrator was really going through she suffered a lot and had to deal with reality that her life was not the same as her sisters that made her an outcast, cold hearted, and a caregiver to her grandmother Luna. Viramontes describes the character as to be different then her sisters, who made her feel like an outcast towards the rest of her family. “I always pricked my fingers or knotted my colored threads time and time again while
The Woman of Willendorf may have been looked up to back in Common Era due to her capabilities. Her "womanly features" emphasized to show that she was respected because of what she has naturally, and her ability to reproduce. Barbie, on the other hand, is highly superficial. People look up to her now because she is beautiful, and is successful within her career as she has evolved to become other beings such as Barbie Police and Barbie Doctor. But the biggest difference with her is that achieving her looks may be highly unlikely.
Leon Frederic’s work of art makes me feel that I have the choice of either feeling like the mother in the painting, the one that takes care of the children, caring for them, comforting them, and overall nurturing them. Also, Nature of Abundance makes me feel like as if I am the children, or seasons, by feeling like I am the one that is taken care of, the one that is comforted, and the one that is nurtured by my mother. In today’s world, mothers are the same way just like the mother in the painting, likewise for “Mother Nature” and Mother Nature’s seasons. Children everywhere, all around the world depend on their mothers, just like the ones in the painting and I , for our mothers to be there. When I was a child I remember I always depended on my mother to be there for me, and I always went to her if I ever needed anything, and she proved that she was always there.
She states that although roses are small and lovely they are also a never changing force. Oliver also uses complex descriptions and goes in depth about the bird. She describes the owl in the first paragraph: different types of owls, its outer appearance, and a little about its diet. In the second paragraph, she even describes an owl’s waste by using a simile to compare the sound it makes to dropping stones. “Owls” written by Mary Oliver is all over the place.
The kind ones; glittered and smiled and the evil ones; prodded. In addition, to developing her in verbs, Penelope Lively also develops her in the reactions of Sandra and Kerry. Rutter is an old lady, in my opinion, by her old fashioned language and personality. Moreover, the literary techniques; metaphors and similes are used. These give you a clear understanding and visual appearance of her which adds to your instincts of this lady.