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  • Causes Of Marriage In Africa

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    Marriage is an essential step in the life of every human on earth. Diverse cultures have different rituals and beliefs about marriage. Love, economic position, religious philosophies and social acceptance are just a few reasons why individuals marry across differing cultures. For Hegel, “The essence of marriage is ethical love, “the consciousness of this union as a substantial end, and hence in love, trust and the sharing of the whole of individual existence.” Moral love is not, like sexual

  • Cultural Globalization

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    ABSTRACT Globalization seems to have brought a sea change in many post-colonial nations. Cultural hybridity is a positive consequence of globalization. Consequently there is a conflict in the diasporic communities between the majority and minority cultures. It is difficult to be estranged from one’s native culture. A desire to establish an identity in a new culture appears to be desirable and difficult. Bharathi Mukharji focuses on the quest for identity of the diasporic women and shows the varied

  • Thousand Faces Of Night Analysis

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    Brahmin family, she was sent abroad for higher education. Refusing an offer of marriage from her black American friend, Dan, she returned to India for the sake of her widowed mother. Once in India, her naked, vulnerable self-got easily sucked in by the stifling cocoon of her mother’s love and concern. Placing a forbidding hand on her daughter’s American experience gently but firmly, Sita led Devi to the altar of marriage. Married to Mahesh, a Regional Manager in a multinational company, Devi tried

  • Life In Shel Silverstein's Life

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    “Dad! Dad! Something’s wrong with Mom!” Shoshanna screamed like someone about to die in a horror movie. Shel came running as fast as a race car to see what was about to be the most depressing sight in his life. The first moment Shel Silverstein laid eyes on his wife, he knew they would spend eternity together. But now, Susan was dead because of a cerebral aneurysm. A cerebral aneurysm is a brain aneurysm, in which, a weakness in a blood vessel in the brain fills with blood. However, less than half

  • Matrilineal Nayars In Kerala

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    different from other castes because of their peculiar marriage customs, polyandrous unions and the freedom of women for conjugal relations. Sambandham (alliance) is the socially recognized marital alliance among matrilineals. It was not a sacrament like the other Hindu marriages. Sambandham is dissoluble at will and if a husband or wife deserted the spouse, a new sambandham could be contracted with another person. The instability of marriage leading to divorce was due to the fact that sambandham

  • Essay On Women's Liberation Movement

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    lesbian women were a big part of the movement. They suffered just as much as women fighting for contraception, abortion, and equal pay rights. Even though women had a hard time getting jobs and being accepted in the workplace, it was even harder for gays and transgenders. It contradicted the expectations men and society had for women. They were ostracized and belittled. Many lesbians and transgenders also protested for women’s rights, and their support played a big part in the

  • Pride And Prejudice Marriage Analysis

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    Marriage in the 21st century has been considered to be a sacred declaration of eternal love between two individuals. However, in the 19th century, marriage rarely ensued due to love, but instead for security and bettering one’s social class. In Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, many characters prove to have various superficial reasons to marry. For example, Charlotte Lucas marries a pompous, arrogant man for security due to the pressures of society placed on women in Austen’s era. Despite the dishonorable

  • Patriarchal Oppression In Dangarembga's Nervous Conditions

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    Patriarchal oppression is one of the major themes in Dangarembga’s Nervous conditions. According to Dambe 2014, patriarchy refers to a system of practices and structures in which men have more power than women and are able to use their power to dominate and oppress women. It is this patriarchal distribution of power that puts women in all kinds of dilemmas in the novel. One of weapon men use to oppress women is “silence and obedience’. Silence and obedience are considered as important values in Shona

  • 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

  • Nadine Gordimer's Short Story

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    fiction novel written by Nadine Gordimer. This book is about a family who was affected by the system of segregation in Johannesburg, South Africa. Its about a “black” family who lived in the 1970s who got mixed up in politics and an affair within a marriage. The son filled with disappointment witnesses how his family secrets starts changing and tearing them apart. Sonny is a “black” man who loves William Shakespeare. He is a father of two kids, was a school teacher and later becomes a social