Her biological father is still unknown. Life/ Career Highlights * Her mother was seen to be mentally unstabled and was placed under the care of family friend Ida and Wayne Bolender at birth. * At the age of 9, she was sent to live with her Great Aunt Grace McKee, who encouraged her to be an actress. * At the age of 16, Monroe signed with the Blue Book Modeling Agency. * She was married at the age of 16 to Jim Doughterty, known as an all- American young man.
Was is a suicide or was it truly a murder? Born Norma Jean Mortensen in 1926, she took on the name Marilyn after becoming a model (She). Marilyn’s mother, Gladys Baker, was deemed unfit to take care of her (She). Her father disappeared before she was born. After being removed from her mother’s care Marilyn had twelve sets of foster parents and at least one stay on an orphanage (Marilyn).
Marian said she felt fortunate to have found refuge. On the other hand, Nadia was 17 years old, her husband cut off her nose and ear while she was sleeping, she has undergone six operations and need more. Nadia said "I don't know anything about happiness". Another girl Gulsum, was kidnapped by her father, who was estranged from her mother, was forced to marry the son of her father's lover. Her husband and her mother- in- law beat her and threatened to kill
The neglect from her brother and low self-esteem led to Horney’s depression which would affect her for the rest of her life. In 1904 Horney’s stepmother divorced her father and left him to raise Horney and Brendlt by himself. “In 1906, Horney entered medical school against her parent's wishes. At medical school, she met Oscar Horney and married him in 1909. In 1910, she gave birth to Brigitte, the first of three daughters.
Marilyn Monroe Norma Jean Mortenson, then known by the World as Marilyn Monroe, was born on June 1st, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Gladys Baker, was a woman with many psychological problems, so Marilyn had a difficult childhood and adolescence. She had to live many complicated situations that brought her problems for the rest of her short life. Before becoming a sex symbol, she used work in a factory, where a journalist found her and asked to take her some photographs. After that, she joined a well-known model agency called Blue Book, where the manager told her to dye her dark hair to a platinum-blond.
In the world today, we, the public, spend so much time admiring stars from Hollywood and many of us want to be like them. Yet, there is so much pressure placed on them and sometimes this becomes all too much for them to cope with and they end up taking away their own life. This is the unpleasant and tragic side of being famous as we are all made to believe that fame will make you happy. Marilyn Monroe a talented and beautiful iconic star but, her fame was the death of her. Before Marilyn’s death, she had accomplished a lot for women in the U.S.’s society.
However, whereas the latter established herself as a woman admired for her voluptuous body by projecting herself as a person unrestricted by any social norms, Marilyn achieved this success through her relentless desire to progress in her acting career and through her charismatic presence on the stage and in real life. Life did not begin easily for the baby girl known as Norma Jeane, who later changed her name to Marilyn Monroe. Soon after her birth in Los Angeles, CA, her mother underwent a mental collapse and was hospitalized. The future sex symbol grew up as a beautiful but lonely girl as she was moved from foster home to foster home, with an occasional stay in an orphanage. In an interview years later, Monroe commented that she play-acted all the time to run away from the dullness of her life, which did not include much education.
MY SISTER’S KEEPER (Movie Review) Conceived by means of in vitro fertilization, Anna Fitzgerald (Abigail Breslin) was brought into the world to be a genetic match for her older sister, Kate (Sofia Vassilieva), who suffers from acute promyelocytic leukemia. Because of her sister's dependency on her, Anna is unable to live the life she wants; in and out of the hospital constantly, she cannot take part in extracurricular activities such as cheerleading or soccer. When Kate turns 13 she goes into renal failure. Knowing that she will have to donate one of her kidneys to her sister, Anna sues her parents for medical emancipation and the rights to her own body. Attorney Campbell Alexander (Alec Baldwin) agrees to work for Anna pro bono.
Caroline becomes almost like a guardian angel as she attends to her ill father for several months and also adopts Elizabeth to give her the lifestyle in which she deserves. She almost really does become a guardian angel, as she dies in child birth whilst giving birth to William. This contributes to the theme of birth and creation, as she takes her life to create a new one, in turn entwining the ideas of death and birth together. Victor’s wanting to create the monster stemmed from ‘the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn’ as he wanted to gain all knowledge and become almost God. Following the death of Caroline, Victor becomes engrossed in the creation and the idea of creating a monster and almost usurps the role of God by creating ‘man’, however it can be argued by many that the Monster isn’t a man at all, nor is he treated like one by many due to his looks.
Frida Kahlo’s was a successful Mexican painter, and a woman with exaggerated strength, passion and there was one thing she always wanted no matter what, to become a mother. She couldn’t achieve her dream because at the age of 18 she had an accident where her hips got seriously injured. She had 3 miscarriages because her injured body couldn’t stand the weight of the baby. She painted self-portraits and began to paint after the accident because she had to be on bed for a long time. Her artwork is about her life and the experiences and obstacles she went through due to her accident, culture, fantasies and bisexuality.