Women like Abigail Adams, who had no formal education or schooling, was able to teach herself how to write and read and made herself a very influential young lady. Although she was known for being one of the pioneers of women who made tremendous amount of differences in our history, she was also very famous for writing many letters to her husband that were filled with her personal opinions of the culture and the women’s rights and politics in the nation. Her best known letter to her husband “Remember the Ladies” still marks a big part of women’s history for its positive effects for the rights of women. The women’s rights movement was one of the most amazing and remarkable events that took place in the American history which is over loaded with courage and bravery of the women that were part of this significant era. One of the courageous women was of course, Abigail
Anne Bradstreet and Modern America Anne Bradstreet was one of North America’s first privileged women to have evolved in the New World with remarkable success. She voiced her deepest emotions about every aspect of unfamiliar life and did so by writing those emotions in a timeless way. A contributing factor to her success was her Father. He ensured that she was educated before leaving for the new world. In addition, he was very involved in her upbring and sharing his passion for writing with her.
characters than she does in her own family. The reasons for Ida’s behavior lay in her damaged experiences with love. The most prominent damages came from her family, especially her Aunt Clara. “I’m a woman who’s lived for fifty-seven years and worn resentment like a medicine charm for forty” (Dorris 297.) This is the opening sentence in Aunt Ida’s narrative.
Hildegard was educated by the Benedictine nuns. Not only did Hildegard write music, she wrote theological, botanical and medicinal texts, as well as letters, liturgical songs, poems, and the first surviving morality play, while supervising brilliant miniature illuminations (Lerman). Oddly, then, the first Renaissance man” was really Hildegard because of her importance to music. The music she wrote possess many qualities of typical chants, but it sets a starkly vivid text which Hildegard created herself (Wright). One of her most famous songs is, O Greenest Branch, which depicts the famous Virgin Mary (Wright).
During the review the author describe each situations and back up her claims with documentation like poems, letters and songs that where written during these times by the women. The author gives many examples throughout her review on many harsh events that took place during the revolution. The author talks about a woman named Bleecker who was forced to leave her home with her children, because the British where coming and they were killing everyone, one of Bleeckers children died due to a fever, during their eighteen mile walk. Another supporting document would be the letter that was written by a female named Maria Kittle, whose child was snatched from her arms and killed instantly by the Indians, she called them, “barbarians”. Other letters that where found during the revolution by women who experience these harsh events, where from Hannah Winthrop who talks about the women leaving with all there belongs traveling from one place to the other and having to see the bloody bodies of all their dead neighbors, husbands, children, and friends.
Her father, Giacomo Benincasa, was a wealthy dyer. He lived with his wife Lupa, the daughter of a then famous poet, in a spacious house which is still standing today. Catherine is described as having been a happy child. She learned to read at an early age, although she could not write until she became an adult. Catherine led an extremely pious childhood, devoted to prayer and penance, despite her parents' strong but intermittent opposition.
One of their sons was Edmund Tudor, father of Henry VII. Edmund was created Earl of Richmond in 1452, and "formally declared legitimate by Parliament".  Henry's claim to the throne, however, derived from his mother through the House of Beaufort. Henry's mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, was a great-granddaughter of John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, third son of Edward III, and his third wife Katherine Swynford. Katherine was Gaunt's mistress for about 25 years; when they married in 1396, they already had four children, including Henry's great-grandfather John Beaufort.
John Wheatley was known as a progressive throughout New England; his family gave Phillis an unprecedented education for an enslaved person, and for a female of any race. By the age of twelve, Phillis was reading Greek and Latin classics and difficult passages from the Bible. Recognizing her literary ability, the Wheatley family supported Phillis’ education and left the household labor to their other domestic slaves. The Wheatleys often showed off Phillis' abilities to friends and family. Strongly influenced by her studies of the works of Alexander Pope[->5], John Milton[->6], Homer[->7], Horace[->8] and Virgi[->9]l, Phillis Wheatley began to write poetry.
Jay Gatsby, as is clear by the title, is the main character in the story. His dreams and desires are what the novel revolves around. To me, Gatsby is the most interesting character in the novel; but what makes him that way are the parallels found between him and the author, Mr. F. Scott Fitzgerald. Both Jay Gatsby and F. Scott Fitzgerald fell very in love with a woman; Gatsby for Daisy, and Fitzgerald for Zelda Sayre. Fitzgerald married Zelda, and she became a great inspiration for him.
Anne had two known siblings that survived, Mary and George, she is thought to have had two others who died young. Their birth dates and birth order are unknown but it is known that all three Boleyn Siblings were close in age. In 1514, when Henry VIII married his youngest sister to the king of France, Anne accompanied the princess to France as a lady-in-waiting. There, Anne was educated, and in early 1522 she finally returned home. It is unknown when Anne first caught the eye of the king, but her sister Mary had been his mistress a few years before.