In the essay “Housewives and Blue Collars” the author wants to break away from the age-old concept that the woman should keep house, bear children and make everyone happy. This is the reason why she continued to work and did not stay home. …
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Maduro wherein “E.S. Maduro tells the story of her mother and the typical "housewife" tale. Her mother dated the same man her entire life, married right before college graduation, and stopped any working to pursue another career--motherhood.”(2) While the male of the household worked to support the family and did not contribute much to the running of the household. This social organization based on gender roles is vehemently attacked in the essay through the anger felt by the author: "I became angry at both of my parents: at my father that his chores (take apart and reassemble the kitchen sink, work in the garden, snow-blow the driveway) seemed interesting and challenging and were always impressive to friends and relatives, while my mothers endless chores seemed layered in routine and monotony."(3) The title of the essay itself is proof to this claim. The author wants to break away from the age-old concept that the woman should keep house, bear children and make everyone happy. This is the reason why she continued to work and did not stay home when she settled in with her boyfriend. She chose a man who knew how to do chores at home with the view of sharing the household tasks between them. She had it all planned but the irony of it all that brings her great anger is that she eventually took on the role of her mother: “So there it is. In trying to avoid a life of an overworked housewife that I see my mother as having occupied for more than thirty years now.
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Blue holds a strong position in the lives of people as their roof is blue sky and life is blue water .In a way we are all existing on a blue planet. Blue has the property of coolness and calmness to it and promote peace and happiness. The blue sky above us and the blue water rising as waves in the ocean all has great meaning to our lives and this could be the reason which made blue a universal theme Blue is regarded as the symbol of strength, happiness and freedom and hence it is used mostly in political and defense arena.
This group had little time of watching TV and if it occurs it is usually after 9.30pm this group of people only preferred watching interviews and they thought that reading magazines was like exposing oneself to smallpox. The group yearned for a TV drama that would take them away to real life.
The author states that the painting largely uses the primary color red. Blue is also used but not as much as red. The most prominent secondary color is green. White and brown define the colors of the subjects’ skin and the collars of their clothes. The colors form an attractive combination that reflects the cultural background of the painter.
Simmel lived in Berlin the most part of his life, and this predetermined his views on modern urban life. In his essay The Metropolis and Mental Life Simmel analysed " individual life in the context of modern, metropolitan life" (Micro Approaches and Simmel)and held that in conditions of modern urban society an individual can successfully develop his capabilities, as they promote individual freedom.
It possible to say that obesity becomes a national problem at the beginning of the 21st century. Obesity, generally defined as weight at least 20% in excess of the range suggested in standard height weight tables or a body mass index greater than 27, is generally accepted as a severe problem. That concept of obesity is questionable.
I can get the water heated or at normal temperature. Give it about an hour, or more, and the washing comes out, near dry. I then plug in my steam iron, adjust the temperature according to the material, and hey presto! In a few minutes, I have my clothes ironed and ready to wear.
Different Polish costumes have been highly regarded for their distinctive appeal and characteristics. It should be noted that each of the clothing wore by the different regions of the country has huge implication on the culture of the region where it is used as it becomes an important indication of some demographic factors such as social class and importance.
Northwest coast clothing. 21st April. 2008. http://www.mnh.si.edu/museum/VirtualTour/Tour/First/Native/native3.html.
British Columbias Coastal Environment. How the B.C. coastal environment shaped a way of life: First Nations. People on B.C.s
because of the cost savings that they realize from the lower cost of labor in other countries. The author pointed out that whereas the trend before was for blue-collar jobs to be outsourced to other low-wage countries, nowadays even white-collar jobs