Oprah brings her heart and soul into everything she is doing. Oprah is always willing to try new things and be creative. Oprah preaches self-empowerment but she also exemplifies and radiates it herself. It was her self-empowering attitude that made her emerge from a frequently abusive and bleak looking upbringing to become one of the most influential people in the world. She developed such a strong personality that she was able to climb the rungs of broadcasting very quickly, even though very few African American women up to that time had become a major factor in the media.
Anyone who reads the novel will —— remember the female character—Jane Eyre and be very impressed by her rebellious spirit, which is discussed in this article through the analysis of her views on love. key words ：Jane Eyre view of love equality sincerity 中图分类号 ： I 106 文献标识码 ： A 文章编号 ：1672-1578 （2010)11-0001-03 Jane Eyre is one of the most famous classical works in English literature history. The main reason why it achieves astonishing success is that the young woman writer charlotte Bronte unprecedented puts a young governess who is plain featured and has low social position into the center stage of the literary palace. She successfully creates an ordinary woman who dares to revolt and dares to strive for freedom and equality. Jane Eyre is an orphan and comes from a poor family.
Madeleine Albright has the distinction and honor of becoming the first women U.S. Secretary of State. She was an outstanding diplomat and a brilliant ambassador, but most all, she was a true inspiration to women. One cannot help but to admire the synchronization between her life as a secretary and a mother. The duality is perfectly aligned with each other. Her political career is an astounding example of the higher capability and intellect of a woman.
Pearl punishes me too! See ye not, she is my scarlet letter, only capable of being loved, and so endowed with a million-fold the power of retribution for my sin? Ye shall not take her! I will die first!” (673). This quote shows how much of a devoted mother Hester is.
English 220-33 02/26/14 The English believed whenever a female ruled England, she would always bring England to stability from disaster. In the Elizabethean Era, the English had wondrous success in not only political strife but also in women's recognition which came to mainly due to the success of forty long years under The Virgin Queen, Queen Elizabeth's rule. Yet, despite the prominent, female power Queen Elizabeth inspired for women, they were still considered as “second class citizens” and beneath men. Shakespeare, who was respected by the Queen herself, depicted women's successes throughout his career in literature. In the “Merchant of Venice”, Shakespeare introduces the contrast of radical, powerful woman versus the conservative filial woman while also suggesting a woman's restrain or liberation from their stereotype depends on their social class, acceptance for themselves, and ethnicity.
In her own words she suggests even during the middle ages women then, may have wanted the same thing that many women strive for today; to be known as a woman of strength, that is not only fierce because of her words, but because of the power of her sexual instrument. “Hir hosen weren of fyn scarlet reed, Ful streite yteyd, and shoes ful moyste and newe. Boold was hir face, and fair, and reed of hewe. She was a worthy womman al hir lyve: Housbondes at chirche dore she hadde five” (459-462) The Wife of Bath is described by Chaucer in the General Prologue in such a way that readers can close their eyes and truly visualize her. Stylist, high quality clothes, face bold with color, bright red stockings, tight laced shoes, so new that they are absent of any creases.
Henry James and His Women An Excerpt from a Research Essay by Meredith Ludwig ....One final female figure important in understanding James' view of women is his cousin Minny Temple. Minny and James developed a relationship so deep and close it is often compared to the love shared between two of James' characters, Ralph Touchett and Isabel Archer. For James, as Kaplan states, Minny took on "some of the presence of [a sister] and some of the glamour of female mystery" (48). James had a fondness for Minny, for her "precociousness, her brashness, her independence of spirit" (Kaplan 49). James felt a love for Minny that went much beyond the love one feels for a cousin.
The Wife of Bath’s Prologue Women have played a crucial part in the worlds history, both for better and worse. What these women have in common, is they know what they want, and definitely know how to get it! The Wife of Bath’s Prologue was, without a doubt, my favorite piece to read, she was the strongest of all the ladies that we’ve read about, and that really excites me. I love to hear stories about powerful women and the way they can get what they want. Her story, although we might not know if they’re completely true, tells of a woman who knew how to use her resources to gain the maximum out of her life.
Symbolism Symbolism is very effective in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s short story, “The Birthmark”. Georgiana is portrayed as a very beautiful woman, but Aylmer, her husband, can only focus on her only flaw. She has a red, hand-shaped mark on her left cheek. This birthmark is the basis of symbolism for the entire story. One, it symbolizes imperfection and morality.
Alice Walker has associated the qualities of goodness and the sense of emancipation together, which I feel works well to convey the message that despite all the abuse and brutality Celie remains resilient and is rewarded with the freedom of her Spirit. She was able to hold on to her inherent power and strength of character and by the end of the story she is the victor. Celie finds no sexual pleasure or satisfaction in her marriage to Mr. ___. When Celie becomes aware of Shug in a photograph (Letter 6), she says, `Shug Avery was a woman’. The most beautiful woman I ever saw.