“We cannot allow our children to grow up in this corrupt and tyrannical regime, we have to fight against it, and I am willing to give up everything, including my life if necessary.” These are the words spoken by the oldest Mirabal sister, Patria. Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa were ordinary housewives and mothers, who gave up their lives to fight against the tyrannical dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo during the 1950’s. The Mirabal sisters were born to Enrique Mirabal Fernandez and Mercedes Reyes Camilo. The first sister Patria Mercedes Mirabal was Born February 27, 1924. A year later Belgica Adela “Dede” Mirabal-Reyes was born on March 1, 1925.
“It came into my head that I cannot run away. I am who I am wherever I am”. Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman is about a 14 year old girl who's father, the lord, wants to marry her off to a rich old man with lots of land. Catherine wants to just get away from the lady life and escape, but is always held in place by her pregnant mother, and her always nagging nurse/maid Morwenna. In Catherine, Called Birdy, many women gave Birdy advice but she never really listenened to them, but when she did, she made a decision that changed her life forever.
Evita's life was strange for a woman of her stature. Eva was born on May 7, 1919 in Los Toldos, Argentina. (Barnes, 1978) Her father, Juan Duarte, did not live with Eva's family. Juan didn't live with Juana (Eva’s mother) or her five children because Juana was Juan’s mistress. When Eva's father died in 1926, her family lost their only way of supporting themselves.
Gender Equality in Spain’s Work Force Class: WS 1124: Gender in a Global Perspective Instructor: Eve Shapiro, Ph.D. Gender Equality in Spain’s Work Force Background Information on Women in Spain Until 1961 women had no equal rights in the workplace. In 1931, an Equal Rights law was initiated under the dictatorship of General Franco, unfortunately for the women of Spain that law never came to fruition. Strong societal views in Spain mandated that women should remain at home in a caregiver, homemaker role. Women were subordinate to men and even needed the permission of their husbands or fathers to obtain a passport.
Later in time his oldest daughter, Mary, married. Mary Tudor married Phillip II of Spain. This marriage expanded Mary’s power. Then Mary changed the religion of England back to Roman Catholicism, but she didn’t get the name “Bloody Mary” for any reason. During her reign, she had 287 Protestants that refused to covert executed.
At the age of 11 she was enrolled at the Montgomery Industrial School for girls once graduated, she went on to Alabama State Teacher's College High School. She, however, was unable to graduate with her class, because of the illness of her grandmother Rose Edwards and later her death. After this Rosa once again tries to return to Alabama State Teacher's College, which she did but then her mother also became ill, she then had to care for her mother and also their home. What made Rosa’s life special and also famous was her courageous act of activism. On December 1st, 1955, Rosa was asked to give her seat to a white man, she was extremely tired but she also knew that she had paid the bus fair just like everyone else and felt that she had the right to remain seated therefore, refused to grant her seat to the white man, reason why she then was arrested.
Then it went 30 years further back, to explain why she vanquished their fathers. This creates a little bit of mystery as well as going back in time to explain her. STYLE ANALYSIS “A ROSE FOR EMILY” !1 She never changed anything about herself and in doing so, made everyone in the town think she was crazy. “People in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last, believed that the Griersons held themselves a little too high for what they really were… She did that for three days, with the ministers calling on her,
Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as "Coco" Chanel was born August 19 1883, in Saumer, France. Chanel's mother, Jeanne Devolle was a laundrywoman and was not married to Chanel's father, Albert Chanel. Albert Chanel was a peddler Chanel was the second daughter to the unmarried couple, having an older sister, Julia Berthe. Her parents married a year after Chanel was born. Chanel's family grew with a sister Antoinette and brothers Alphonse, Lucien and Augustin who died as an infant.
She betrayed her family’s religion and became a Roman Catholic to get close to him; however, Father Mulligan never accepted her. As a result, no one else was willing to marry her, and she ended up living in her parents’ house for the rest of her life. In Baby Kochamma’s old age, Rahel noticed that she was “living her life backwards” (11). “As a young woman she had renounced the material world, and now, as an old one, she seemed to embrace it” (11). Young baby Kochamma was courageous in defying her father’s wish and pursuing her own love.
Well yes I have one of them in my family. My Auntie, I love her to death but she is one of those people that let money take control of her life. Just like the evil daughter in the movie, my auntie never wants to come to family functions she always has an excuse or if she do come she shows up late when everything is about over with. My auntie has one son, who the family barley sees. At the end of the movie that mother dies and she asks for this one daughter that thinks she is better than