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    “What’s That Smell In The Kitchen?” Essay As I grew up, I always thought women and men were two very different types of humans. Two very similar species on planet earth, but in some ways, we were exactly the same. The poem “What’s That Smell In The Kitchen?” by Marge Piercy really got me thinking about the roles society “assigns” to both men and women. During my elementary school ages, I would always come home to my mother cooking dinner, while my father got home from a long day at work. It was

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    Reader –Response Criticism “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen?” Marge Piercy’s poem “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen” is about the women’s rights movement of the seventies and the quiet rage an older women might feel towards her husband, her place in life and the movement in general. The poem begins unifying women across America and ends with a blatant declaration of war, using clever wording relating a woman’s life to the kitchen and the food she prepares. At the beginning of the poem

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    What’s That Smell in the Kitchen Have you ever hated doing the same thing every day? Marge Piercy is an American novelist, essayist, and poet. Marge Piercy was born March 31, 1936, in Detroit at this time America was in a great depression. Her poems are inspired by her mother who was emotional and imaginative, her mother later died in 1985. In the poem “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen” the author show us the way women are sometimes held in low regards by men through the eyes of a tired housewife

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    Anyone can make a large difference by the smallest act. Many authors find ways to use their writing to help make a large difference in the world. Marge Piercy does this in her poem “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen?” This poem was used to help boost the feminist movement for equality. Her poem engulfs the idea that one small act can help to make a large difference in the feminist movement, and she does this using several poetic techniques. Piercy’s poem was written in 1982, when many women

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    A Feminist Perspective: What’s That Smell in the Kitchen Women burning bras in the 1960’s became a sign of the Women’s Liberation movement. However, this was not the beginning of the women’s movement. This began many years earlier in the late 1800’s. In Marge Piercy’s poem, “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen,” she gives a description of what the women in the 1980’s are doing to be a part of the women’s movement. According to Bell Hooks, "Feminism is a struggle against sexist oppression.

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    Imagery, Language, and Sound in What's That Smell in the Kitchen?         Marge Piercy is an American novelist, essayist, and poet best known for writing with a trademark feminist slant. In "What's That Smell in the Kitchen?" Marge Piercy explores the way women are sometimes held in low esteem by men through the eyes of a tired housewife who has had it with her monotonous day- to-day duties. In this poem, it is not stated that the speaker is a homemaker

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    Mexicans Are Taking Jobs

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    Choosing Sitting quietly at a table, pouring over poem after poem, has led to this point. Two are left, but which to choose. On one hand there is “What’s That Smell in the Kitchen?” by Marge Piercy, but on the other is “So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans” by Jimmy Santiago Baca. The others have cast their vote one and one; the final judge will make the decision. Although the two poems are both good poem, only one can be chosen to win. “So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans” is a

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    The Beast One stormy night there was this house in the middle of the of the woods and, three boys who were about to have the night of their life. James and his friends Cameron and Francisco they were hanging out in the living room when a crash of thunder shook the house and knocked out the power and, scared all of them. The only thing could see was darkness until they remember their phones and turned on their flashlight and use it for light. “Yes we can see,” said Cameron! “Stay right here Cameron

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    No Pain Analysis

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    love the idea of being able to feel no pain, there are some rather unpleasant side affects. A person wouldn’t be able to know if he or she is injured, have no sense of smell, and a person would not fully understand what's dangerous. People with this condition receive injury without knowing it. They can feel the difference between what's sharp, dull, hot and chilly. However they can't, for instance, tell that a hot drink is hurting their tongue (Congenital Insensitivity to Pain pg. 1). A boy named Isaac

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    could buy clear glue at the office supply store. The only way to save Fiona was in that box, Meena surmised. Fiona will die because she didn't have the courage to open a little periwinkle box. It's right there. If she opened it, she could take what's inside to Khalil. All of this would be over. Just open it. Meena realized Natalie had shoved her when her bottom hit the floor. Somehow she was away from her station in front of the box. "That's it," Natalie yelled. "This thing's going in my

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