Louisa May Alcott Why should Louisa May Alcott be considered an honorable American author? Louisa May Alcott was very involved in society and in the rights of women. Her influences derived from her family, friends, neighbors, and from her childhood. Louisa May Alcott was born November 29, 1832 in Germantown, PA., to a family in poverty. The poverty was a result of her father’s lack of income.
In the mid 19th century, the early childcare centres were established to help mothers that had to work to support their poor families in Montreal and Toronto. These centres were funded by churches, Canadian urban centres and other charitable organizations. They were called salles d'asile, crèche or nurseries. In 1850, the Roman Catholic nuns opened the first crèche in Montreal. Then, they established many salle d'asile to care for children of working poor and rich families.
At birth Chanel’s name was entered into the official registry as “Chasnel.” It is speculated that this spelling was a clerical error or an ancient spelling of the family name.  The couple eventually had five other children: Julia-Berthe, (1882–1913), Antoinette (born 1887) and three brothers, Alphonse (born 1885), Lucien (born 1889) and Augustin (born and died 1891). In 1895, when she was twelve years old, Chanel’s mother died of tuberculosis. Her father sent her two brothers out as farm laborers and the three daughters to a bleak area of central France, the Corrèze, into the hands of a convent for orphans, Aubazine.  It was a stark, frugal life demanding strict discipline but raised with the charity of the Catholic faith.
As you can see what is the point of the hospital sending her very important news about her kid’s health if she could not read the letter (Kozol 257)? Also, as much as knowing how to read is beneficial; knowing how to write goes hand in hand. In his story Laura (the mother) is on welfare to help her with all the expenses and the rent she has to pay to stay at the Martinique Hotel that houses nearly 400 hundred homeless families. During her time there she gets a letter from the welfare office stating that her benefits have been taken away. Her benefits could still be there if she had known how to read and write.
Quite possibly the most influential woman of her time and an avid supporter of worker’s rights, Annie Besant led an inspirational life. Born on 1st October 1847, Besant grew up in a middle class family of Irish descent. The death of her father when she was five years old left the family penniless. Her mother ran a boarding house for boys in an attempt to support the family, but could not support the young Annie. She persuaded a friend, Ellen Marryat, to care for the girl, and Marryat ensured Besant had a good education.
Chanel's family grew with a sister Antoinette and brothers Alphonse, Lucien and Augustin who died as an infant. Four years after the death of Augustin in 1891 Chanel's mother passed away. Chanel's father left the children with various family and in orphanages. 12 year old Cahnel was left in the orphanage of the Catholic monastery of Aubazine. There she learned to sew and Chanel spent school vacations with realtives learning to sew with more style than what was thought by the nuns in the monastery.
Growing up in an orphanage, Coco Chanel did the best that she could to make the most out of it. When her mother died, Chanel was only six years old. That left her father with five young children who he then decided to feed off into close relatives of the family. But for Chanel, she was sent to an orphanage, the Catholic
Two men in Miral’s life treat her very well. Both education and natural power are themes that we compare with based on these two novels. Education is very important for women from Middle East countries because it is a good way to change their lives. In Saadawi’s novel, Firdaus was born in and grew up in a poor family in a community of poor families. She did not know about how book was so powerful at the beginning until she moved to her uncle’s house in Cario.
Growing up, she was most widely influenced by her mother and grandmother after her father was killed in a train accident when she was four years old. She attended school until she graduated at the age of 17. In 1870 she married Oscar Chopin and moved with him to New Orleans. However in 1880 when they suffered financial problems and were forced to move in with her father-in-law, where Oscar Chopin took over his father's plantation. Soon after, 1883 Oscar Chopin died, and she had to take over the plantation.
Her son and my husband are close friends since a daycare I think. When we were looking to buy a house we have got one actually right across the street from him. When my first daughter was two, I got really confused how to get out from the house and start working. In time when I actually got closer with Renata I realized that she is a vital woman at age fifty-five. I was impressed because she worked full-time, yet found time for another job, that she had as a part-time.