Florence Nightingale, a strong and determined woman ahead of her time, was greatly influential in her life-long efforts toward making significant improvements in the medical field. To better understand how Florence Nightingale became instrumental in improving health standards and hospital conditions, it is important to understand her upbringing and where her interests began. She was born in Florence, Italy, on May 12, 1820 while her parents, who were from England, were vacationing (Gorrell 4-5). Since Nightingale’s father was well-educated and wanted the same for his daughter, she was homeschooled by private tutors and studied history, math, and several languages (Gill 93-97). Little did her father know that one day Nightingale would find a career as a nurse helping to save the lives of soldiers during the dangerous Crimean War in 1853 (Gorrell 14-17).
She spoke about how much she loves her mother. She comments, “If I win, she wins. She is my manager, because she’s my mom.” Miley reflects her respect for her mom but also maintains her independance. Miley understands the difficulties that come with fame. She talks about the time she spent living in
Amy Tan’s novel, The Joy Luck Club uses much characterization. Each character is portrayed in different yet similar ways. When she was raised, she would do whatever she could to please other people. She even “gave up her life for her parents promise” (49), I the story The Red Candle we get to see how Tan portrays Lindo Jong and how she is brought to life. Tan likes to show Lindo through indirect characterization.
Louisa’s first book “flower Fables” was written for the daughter of Emerson, a family friend. Her fathers optimistic mind, and her friends influenced her ideas and views of world. Louisa gave back to society with her books. She wrote books for young readers, like the very popular “Little Women”. Not only did she write for younger readers, but also for women.
Women were expected to master such domestic skills as sewing and cooking as well as develop the moral and intellectual skills to raise strong, intelligent children as responsible citizens of Japan. Tomo Shikawara, a character in The Waiting Years, best embodies the desired role of a good wife and a wise mother as she orders her family’s needs and wants above her own. Today, to a lesser degree, many of these expectations of Japanese women still exist. However, women such as Hirasku Raichō, an influential feminist, were pioneers in the fight for gender equality and women’s rights. And thus, the plight of the Japanese woman has had a beautifully tumultuous journey.
She was taught foreign languages, history, philosophy; and to her mother’s disadvantage, math. Even though Florence had been educated, and had many prospective husbands; she knew that she had a true calling on her life. Many would argue that Florence Nightingale’s drive is what made her successful. Through her driven mindset Florence Nightingale defied odds and overcame immense obstacles. Her caring mannerism and need to fulfill her desire to care for others, gave her a promising career, just like many nurses
Mrs. Sommer has sacrificed too much for her family and this is just a little bit that she could enjoy. Apparently Mrs. Sommer doesn’t want to abandon her family neither abandon her personal identity while fulfilling the role of a wife and a mother. The story's ambiguous ending suggests that the struggle is one that continues to be encountered by women. Most of the mother always sacrificed for their family and they barely
But one women in particular seems to stand out from all the others, the one who is trying to change and break away from all the pain and sexist rules. This woman as referred to in this poem is a “star-gazer” she is full of optimism and hope that she can change and show everyone that woman are far for capable to work in an office and not just cooking in the kitchen. In India, women don’t get very far in their education. Many stop school after the 10th possibly 11th grade to get married. Parents seek desirable husbands for their daughter and send her away to live with him and her in-laws’.
She got a secretary job at a publishing firm and “had to send out rejection letters to prospective authors.” (Imbornoni 1) b. Rowling also had tried many novels, but never finished any until she wrote Harry Potter B. J.K Rowling’s life had plenty of influences on her and her writing 1. Her family had a big impact on her writing a. She and her father never had a good relationship, which influenced the great father figures for Harry in her books (J.K Rowling Wikia 2) b. However, Rowling had a great relationship with her mother. After Rowling’s mother died, she [Rowling] was affected very much.