Hitler’s Daughter: Jackie French I have never heard of Hitler’s Daughter by Jackie French before but now I feel like I lived her life because this book tells you so much about her life how she lived and more. This book evolves around Anna, Mark, Ben and Anna’s little sister Tracey. They meet each other every morning at the bus stop to wait for the bus. Tracey always wants to play “The Story Game” where each child takes a turn to tell a story on Anna’s turn she tells a story of Hitler’s make believe daughter Heidi. Hitler’s daughter is very entertaining, it has a great story line and it takes you to a place where you can imagine what would’ve been if Hitler did have a child.
From 1973 to 1978 she researched women and neurosis from that she was inspired and published her novel, Women at Point Zero, which was based on a female, who was on death row, that was in jail for murdering her husband. Later in 1980, she became more and more involved in women reforms. Her involvement with these reforms closed all doors for her in finding a job. Soon after she was imprisoned for her “crimes against the state”. She believed to be arrested because she started criticizing the policy’s that were being made.
“Going Rogue: An American Life” In the beginning of Sarah Palin’s book, “Going rogue,” she discusses many aspects of her early life. She starts the book off by presenting us with a scenario where she is wandering the state fair and see her daughters face on a “pro-life” poster that her daughter had posed for when she was a baby. “I love to write, but not about myself,” (pg. 409) Sarah on a book that is entirely about her and the life she lives before and after politics. She states how months before the presidential campaigning begin she gave birth to a special needs child and still managed to be a public figure who had her life together in the eyes of America.
Paul’s Case: A Study in Temperament Willa Cather Context Willa Cather, the oldest of seven children, was born on December 7, 1873. She lived in Virginia until age nine, when her family moved to Nebraska. The shift from the mountains of Virginia to the plains of Nebraska affected Cather strongly, as did the immigrant population she encountered in Red Cloud, the second Nebraska town in which her family lived. Cather attended the University of Nebraska, where she was a star student. Although she initially wanted to be a doctor, she soon decided to concentrate on the classics.
Chanel had a small singing career before she opened her first Paris hat shop in 1910. Coco dated a man named Arthur “Boy” Capel in the same year. “As you know men are like children, you know everything,” is one of her most famous love quotes. Even though her early life was a tragedy, her career brought more joy to her life. In Coco’s career, she astounded everyone with her fashion creations didn’t let the fame get to her head.
But it grieved my grandmother. In one sense, her work was invalidated as a stay-at-home wife and mother, while in another sense, it resonated with her discontent. Today, at this 50 year anniversary mark, of the book’s original publishing ,women still wrestle with issues that Friedan broached in her writings and in particular “ The Feminine Mystique”. The struggle, as I see it, is not necessarily outside situational influences, even though we have a way to go in improving that. The struggle lies inside individual women themselves; those still influenced by a societal mindset that hasn’t caught up with this movement.
Miss Holly Golightly, Travelling - A synopsis of an investigation of female representation in Breakfast at Tiffany’s By Tatjana Mastilo Supervisor: Camelia Elias English Department 1st MA Module: Specialized Topic Between Gazes: Feminist, Queer, and ‘Other’ Films Spring 2007 Roskilde University I noticed that the mailbox belonging to Apt 2 had a name-slot fitted with a curious card. Printed, rather Cartier-formal, it read: Miss Holiday Golightly; and underneath, in the corner, Travelling. It nagged me like a tune: Miss Holiday Golightly, Travelling. -Breakfast at Tiffany’s 1.0: Introduction This synopsis aims to investigate the main features of the female representation in a 1960s mainstream Hollywood film. For this purpose I have chosen to analyse ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961).
The Flapper Influence The era of the 1920s had a significant role in creating identity of the characters in the work of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Among various influences that his writing had, the flapper woman played a large part in shaping many female characters. The term “flapper” was used to describe young women at an awkward age, and an awkward age it was in the Roaring Twenties. Their appearance, behavior and the rebellion of their old fashioned mother's Victorian views affected the identity of many female characters in Fitzgerald's work. In The Great Gatsby, Nick describes Myrtle's sister, Catherine, the first time he sees her at the party in Chapter Two.
These two teachers form a love triangle with Miss Brodie, each loving her, while she loves only Mr Lloyd. However Miss Brodie never overtly acts on her love for Mr Lloyd, except once to exchange a kiss with him. Once the girls are promoted to the Senior School they hold on to their identity as the Brodie set. Miss Brodie keeps in touch with them after school hours by inviting them to her home as she did when they were her pupils. All the while, the headmistress Miss Mackay tries to break them up and compile information gleaned from them into sufficient cause to sack Brodie.
He knows that she is starving for true love and uses that to his advantage. Ultimately, Connie does not better her life by running away. She is only tricked into leaving with Arnold who only tells her what she wants to hear. Although we do not know exactly what occurs,