“Thinking about Shakespeare’s sister,” resonated how women were treated and how their opportunities differ from that of a man. Virginia Woolf tries to boil down the main cause of why there are not any great women authors. Is it because women do not have the ability to be or raw talent great writers? Woolf’s essay examines the life of William Shakespeare’s sister to answer this question: What kind of life would have Judith lead? Judith is a fictional character created from Virginia Woolf’s imagination.
Laura made her first professional debut as Pauline in the 1850s written show “The Lady of Lyons” in London. She performed less than a year in Britain then accepted an offer from James Williams as the “Leading Lady” in his stock company at his theater in New York City. Her first performance there was in ‘The Will as Albino Mandeville’. She stayed at
Eventually, Mary would begin working outside the stage and take a risk in a more recently developed artform. Mary and her luxurious curls would begin working with D.W. Griffith’s Biograph Studio starting in 1909 as a biographer starring in films, rather than her upbringing of theatre. This job, along with future breakout roles in movies like Tess of the Storm Country and many others would propel Mary into the limelight in the eyes of many. She would become known by the public as “the biograph girl” or “the girl with the golden curls” along with many other nicknames and soon would become the most popular and highest paid actress in America and possibly the world. She also went on to be apart of forming the United Artists studio.
Evelyn was born on May 1, 1924 in Washington, DC. Her father, William Boyd, had many jobs to help support her family. Her mother, Julia Boyd, was a secretary and also support her family. When she was just five years old, she and her family lived through the Great Depression which caused her father to have many jobs. A little after, her parents separated. Her mother had an older sister and moved in with her and brought Evelyn as well. She began to attend Elementary, Junior high, and high school as she got older. She wanted to
Marian Anderson born February 27, 1902 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was a famous opera singer. Marian was the oldest out of the three daughters of Annie and John Anderson
Judith Pappas Zaffirini is a Democratic member of the Texas State Senate. Senator Judith Zaffirini, currently is the representative of the 21st Senatorial District, which ranges from the Rio Grande River to the Colorado River and from the Port of Corpus Christi and the Valley. Which includes her home city of Laredo in south Texas. On January 9th, 2007, Zaffirini became the second in seniority in the 31-member Texas Senate, of which she has been an active member since the year 1987. Zaffirini is the first Mexican American (Hispanic) woman elected to the Texas Senate. She is the second highest-ranking senator, and she is also the highest-ranking woman and Hispanic senator.
For starters Cherry Jones was born on November 21, 1956 Paris, TN. She lived in paris for almost all of her life. She became an actress on 1980 to today. She has done many things in her lifetime. More in acting than any other thing.
Cherry Jones was born on November 21, 1956 to a florist and a high school teacher. She was born right here in Paris, Tennessee where she is now known as a famous Parisian. She lived in Paris from the day she was born until she went off to college. When she was a little girl Odessa Mitchum would watch her while her parents were at work. She enjoyed an adventurous childhood, running around outside and exploring. When she was ten, she saw her first real play, and realized that it was going to be her goal to act. Her family strongly encouraged her to accomplish her goals. She took acting classes and was involved in summer acting programs.
Lugenia Burns Hope was born February 19, 1871 in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the baby of the family having 7 older siblings. Around the 1880’s her father passed away, her mother then moved the family out to Chicago, Illinois. Once Lugenia got to Chicago, Illinois she began to become interested
Eleanor Roosevelt helped Marian Anderson perform at the Lincoln Memorial. The article ¨Eleanor Roosevelt and Marian Anderson¨ is by Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is about how Eleanor Roosevelt helped Marian Anderson ge6t through the restriction of the DAR and help her perform at the Lincoln Memorial. Eleanor Roosevelt did many good things, and because of this it is easy to describe her.
“Be careful what you wish for. I know that for a fact. Wishes are brutal, unforgiving things. They burn your tongue the moment they’re spoken and you can never take them back.”-Alice Hoffman (Alice Hoffman Quotes, 2014). Alice Hoffman was born on March 16th, 1952 in New York City, New York. She grew up in Long Island, New York and graduated in 1969 from high school (Biography, 2014). Her parents got divorced when she was young, but they both worked and attended college, and out of their neighborhood, they were the only people that attended college (O'Hara, 2014). Alice Hoffman attended two different colleges during her time in school. She attended Adelphi University and the Stanford University Creative Writing Center. During her
“She turned to private study and was taught anatomy at the London Hospital and general medicine under the tuition of professors at St Andrews University and Edinburgh University Extra-Mural School”(Brooks 13-15). None of this would have been possible without the continued financial and moral support of her father. In order to practice medicine, Garrett had to gain a qualifying diploma. London University, the Royal Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons and other examining bodies refused to allow her to sit their examinations, but she discovered that the Society of Apothecaries did not specifically ban women from taking their exams. “In 1865 Elizabeth went on to pass the
Brought into this world in June of 1926 was a baby girl named Norma Jeane Mortenson, otherwise known as Marilyn Monroe. Her childhood was mostly spent in the orphanages and foster homes in California. This was a result of never
Judith Butler questions the belief that behaviors of either sex are natural. She proposes a rather radical theory that gender is performative and that sex is constructed. When gender is being performed, it means that someone would take on a role, acting in such a way that gives society the idea of their gender and constructs part of their identity. To be performative means that we produce a series of effects.Gender is constructed and is not in any way connected ‘naturally’ to sex.