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  • Foucault, Femininity, And The Modernisation Of Patriarchal Power: Book Analysis

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    Annie John’s white piano teacher was a shrivelled up old spinster from Lancashire, England who loathed her native student’s manners and looked down upon them as barbaric offspring of an intellectually inferior race. Racial prejudice seemed to be one of the reasons behind this assumption of superiority. When she was twelve Annie shifted to a new school on account of her good credentials. There was the challenge of assimilation and adapting to the new environment. The classmates, the school routine

  • Analysis Of Le Guin's The Dispossessed

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    The Dispossessed Following World War I, novels describing utopias gradually decreased in number, until the genre almost went extinct in mid-century, being replaced by dystopias like the famous Nineteen-Eighty-Four written by George Orwell. Later on, in the mid-seventies, fuelled by the upsurge of social reform that began in the late sixties and continued into the new decade, new utopias graced the scene, the most memorable ones being Ernest Callenbach's Ecotopia, Samuel R. Delany's Triton, and

  • Advantages Of Counselling

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    According to Egan (2001), although relationship building is essential in counselling, employment of further intervention is also necessary for change to occur. Research has found that the average client who receives treatment or intervention improves more than two-thirds of people who do not receive counselling (Landman & Dawes, 1982). This has supported the general efficacy of counselling interventions. Despite reviews of outcome studies negate claims of superiority for any one approach (Wampold

  • Moral Development In Jane Eyre

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    Before Evangelical movement entered England, Victorian women’s freedom were hampered. They should fit the image “Angel in the House”—“pure and innocent, tender and sexually undemanding, submissive and obedient” (Andersson, 2011). After being married, a woman lost her legal rights and property and depended financially on her husband (Xiaojie, 2010) which gave men authority to exercise their power. Furthermore, it seems that the Anglican Christian turned the women into a second class being who were

  • Importance Of Humour In Western Culture

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    THE RELEVANCE OF ART AND POPULAR CULTURE IN SHAPING AFRICA’S PRESENT AND FUTURE COMEDY “Humour is a feat way for us to have evolved so we don’t hit each other with sticks”, says Scott Weems, a cognitive neuroscientist, and author. (O’Hara,2016). Stand-up comedians seek to appeal their audience. Audience hit rock bottom when the tendency of humor hits them hard and provokes laughter. Humour controls human health and emotions. Listeners get to release stress and are relaxed because they are amused

  • Alice Morgan's Representation Of Women In The Media

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    were often seen as the weaker of the sexes, beautiful and emotional rather than intellectual and independent, more of a prop or object than an active character in a story. These are examples of common stereotypes for women. From the 1960s onwards feminism started a movement benefitting women by helping them challenge the stereotypical gender roles in hopes of gaining gender equality. This movement, ‘Women’s Liberation Movement’, started in the United States before spreading to other countries and

  • Difficult Daughters Analysis

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    from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada and MPhil from Delhi University. She taught at Miranda College, New Delhi for over three decades and then took a sabbatical inorder to spend more time in writing. Her first novel Difficult Daughters published in 1998 won the Commonwealth Prize for the best first book in 1999. Her other novels are A Married Woman (2003), Home (2006), The Immigrant (2008) and Custody (2011). She also edited Shaping the World: Women Writers on Themselves, a work that documents

  • Magical Criticism In Midnight's Children

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    After he served in the local Home Guard in Oxford from 1941 to 1943. Lewis spoke on religious programmers broadcast by the BBC from London though the city was under broken up air raids. These broadcasts were respected by civilians and servicemen at that stage. "The war the whole of life, everything tended to give the impression pointless. The people needed many of them, a key to the meaning of the universe. Lewis provided just that". In 1941 starting the broadcasts were anthologised in Mere Christianity

  • School Dress Codes In Schools

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    Study Shows Numerous Positive Effects." Sam Houston State University, 15 June 2001, www.shsu.edu/~pin_www/T@S/2001/DressCode.html. Accessed 12 Feb. 2018. Lovell, Kara. "Girls Are Equal Too: Education, Body Politics, and the Making of Teenage Feminism." Gender Issues, 2016. EBSCO.host, web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=5&sid=be21562d-3190-47db-91c0-dfd61e3fed34%40pdc-v-sessmgr01. Accessed 15 Feb. 2018. Schmitt, Hayley. "The Real Impact of School Dress Codes." Odyssey, 3 Oct

  • Post-Colonialism And Postcolonialism

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    The introductory chapter will throw light upon the key concept of Subaltern Studies and Discourse Analysis. It gives the basic idea of post-colonialism as it is necessary to know about post-colonialism to understand subaltern theory. The postcolonial theory studies the ‘Third World’ nations as they are put in the margin by the ‘First World’ nations. Postcolonial literature is internally a diverse cluster of writers and writers. The postcolonial writers are involved in the struggle against the colonialism/imperialism