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    Good Afternoon Ms Atkinson and fellow peers, as you can see, the texts I have chosen to discuss with you are To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Lullaby by W. H . Auden, all of which have modernist themes, including conforming to traditional gender roles, time and love. To the Lighthouse revolves around the lives of the Ramsay family who are at their holiday house, hosting some guests, including Lily Briscoe (a painter) and Charles. The family are faced

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    Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse and Louise Penny’s Still Life differ in genres but managed to have some similarities between them. Still Life was written for detective novel enthusiasts, while To the Lighthouse was written for a niche audience that enjoy novels about modernism. Art is very important in both novels, this can be seen from Jane and Lily’s paintings. Their paintings embody the major concerns of the novels. One can see that Jane and Lily’s paintings have a way of reflecting on the

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    We see gender roles described in The Odyssey and To The Lighthouse that seem to share some similar ideas; however, the women in To The Lighthouse are more opressed than the women of The Odyssey. First, women in the Odyssey are typically submissive to men in house duties and marriage matters, like Telemachus telling his mother to get back to her loom in Book 1 and him deciding who his mother will marry in Book 2. Also, women are seen only by their identity of who their father or husband is, like

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    Ebonee’ English 1 December 2015 ENGL 3700 Research Paper Gender Role: Traditional vs. Modern Woman In Virginia Woolf’s modernist novel To the Lighthouse, she inspects various themes, and the theme of female gender role is one of them. Through the stream of consciousness Woolf channels into the inner world of her characters and expresses these themes through their thoughts and feelings. A central motif of the novel is the parallelism of Mrs. Ramsay, the traditional woman and Lily, the modern woman

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    Woolf's To The Lighthouse Male and Female Relations in To The Lighthouse           To The Lighthouse exemplifies the condition of women when Woolf was writing and to some extent yet today. It offers a solution to remedy the condition of both men and women. To say the novel is a cry for a change in attitude towards women is not quite correct. It shows the struggle of both men and women and how patriarchy is damaging to both genders. Mrs. Ramsey. Both suffer from the unequal division of gender power in Woolf's

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    her race and gender to become an official lighthouse keeper in Florida and inspired many great female Hispanic-Americans to join the U.S Coast Guard. Maria made a big impact on women all over Florida and proved that women can do anything if they put their minds to it. Carrying on the job as lighthouse keeper in St. Augustine, Florida, was very important to Maria. According to Jax Dem, after her husband, Joseph Andreu, fell sixty feet to his death when he was painting the lighthouse, Maria took over

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    Society, Gender Roles and Gender-Conflict Time and time again gender-conflict is brought to the attention of the public in various forms. In our time someone who wants to make a point about gender-conflict and the inequality that is present will be more likely to use television or song to reach their audience. This however is a fairly new technology. Books or some form of writing on the other hand have been around for thousands of years. Gender-conflict is nothing new. It is not as though one

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    and Female Relations in To The Lighthouse           To The Lighthouse exemplifies the condition of women when Woolf was writing and to some extent yet today. It offers a solution to remedy the condition of both men and women. To say the novel is a cry for a change in attitude towards women is not quite correct. It shows the plight of both men and women and how patriarchy is detrimental to both genders. Mrs. Ramsey. Both suffer from the unequal division of gender power in Woolf's society. Lily

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    Introduction The nonprofit organization that I chose to conduct research on is called the Lighthouse. The Lighthouse is an after school program for middle and high school students. I decided to research this organization because I have had a few friends volunteer there and I have heard nothing but positive comments about it. I really wanted find out more about the Lighthouse because from the little that I already knew about it, I felt that it provided a safe harbor for our youth in Lincoln and

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    Florida’s first lighthouse keeper and she sacrificed countless hours to helping the city of St. Augustine. But before that her husband Juan Andreu, was the first Hispanic-American to

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