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60 Free Essays on The Good Daughter

  1. A Mother's Purpose

    A Mother’s Purpose In Jamaica Kincaid’s story “Girl” we are given a dialogue of a mother and her daughter. The dialogue consists of the mother giving her daughter instructions on how she is to behave and carry herself. She wants her daughter to become a lady, not a slut, and learn to be a good...

  2. Girl

    Girl The story “Girl by Jamacica Kincaid” talks about a mother who uses her own advices in order to give her daughter the necessary tools in being a lady. Some people think that the author is a good mother; however, in my point of view, she should not give too many advices to her daughter is good...

  3. Richard

    to better my life. I want to be the better person That my family is looking up to. I want a good career that will give me a better life and able to pay my bills and To help put my daughter in college that is very important to me. I want my daughter to have everything that she Ever wants...

  4. psyche&cupid

    self that she is suitable to be a good wife and a good daughter in law, the problem between her and the mother in law is solve. In the story, after Psyche undergoes the hard time, Apodite does not have any problem with Psy at all. She gives a blessing to Psyche and Cupid. This suggests that the...

  5. Suyuan Woo and Jing-mei (June) Woo: Like Mother Like Daughter

    life to her daughter. She carried a swan during the journey, but when she arrived in America the immigration officials took this swan away, leaving only the swan feather. Suyuan told her daughter, Jing-mei, “This feather may look worthless, but it comes from afar and carries with it all my good...

  6. Themes in Writing

    religious convictions, and her own pains with illness. Her many themes throughout her writings reflect country living, in which she herself lived. In “Good Country People” Miss O’Conner writes about a woman with a wooden leg and a terminal bad heart which could easily be related to her own terminal and...

  7. The Use of Force

    Solika Hou Karen Diehl ESL563 March 22, 13 How To Be A Good Daughter It is not hard to be a good daughter if one wants. A good daughter makes her parents happy to have her as their child. In Cambodia, all the parents want their child to be...

  8. Fiddler on the Roof

    it very quickly. In the book Fiddler on the Roof by Joseph Stein, It shows the results of changing traditions. Changing traditions sometimes is a good thing and sometimes it's a bad thing. The importance of tradition is in everyone's lives. Traditions were very important to the family...

  9. Girl

    , seems to take it as an unwise response and questions if her daughter will turn out to be a slut after all. It is clear that the mother has good intentions as she teaches her daughter how to behave well around other people. She also teaches how to love a man and how some relationships might fail. The...

  10. How Does Shakespeare Set Up the Beginning Scene of King Lear?

    section awarded to the daughter that professes the greatest love to him; “Which of you shall we say doth love us most? That we our largest bounty may extend”. This immediately shows the audience the fact that King Lear is clearly too proud for his own good, asking his daughters to show who loves him the...

  11. Malcolm X vs Mlkj

    Valencia 2-9-09 My Little Miracle The day my daughter was born I couldn’t hold her in my arms I was overwhelmed with sadness and disappointment. Once I was let out of the hospital I took my daughter to my mother home where she thought me how to care for my daughter. Once I started school I was more determined...

  12. What Are the Important Qualities of a Good Son or Daughter? Have These Qualities Changed or Remained the Same over Time in Your Culture? Use Specific Reasons and Examples to Support Your Answer

    I am from Russia. I think that qualities of a good son and daughter almost have not changed for the past several centuries. However, I believe that some qualities have changed. I will give the following reasons to support my answer. Parents always expect from their children love, respect and...

  13. Life Meaning

    , hanging out with the guys and being with a lot of women. I didn’t really spend much time my children which are now 16, 12, 9, and 7 years old. Although I took very good care them financially, I wasn’t really there much. My daughter being diagnose with Type 1 diabetes is what made me realize I had to...

  14. Morning Begins

    . Alarm goes off and I hit the snooze button to sleep for another 15 minutes 2. Alarm goes off again and I turn off the alarm 3. I get out of bed and say my morning prayer 4. Wake my daughter 5. Tell my daughter to wash her face and brush her teeth 6. Wash my face and brush...

  15. The Generation Gap Within the Joy Luck Club

    The Generation Gap Within the Joy Luck Club In The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan uses mothers and daughters to show the individuality of each woman. Although both generations are of Chinese descent, they share completely different beliefs and morals. Amy Tan shows the miscommunication between the two...

  16. Mockingbird Interpretation

    Eminem isn’t always there for his two daughters but he still tries his best to provide them with a good life and loves them so deeply. He confirms with Hailie that she doesn’t need to be scared anymore because he’s going to be there for them in the future. He is telling his daughter that they will make...

  17. Role in Life

    , and getting a good job in the future to support myself as well as my family. Doing my best and being successful in school is one of the first jobs I have to do as the eldest daughter. Five years ago, when I first came to America, I could not speak or understand any English. I went to Metcalf...

  18. Relationship Conflict in “Two Kinds”

    The mother-daughter relationship can only be as strong as the people involved. It can have negative or positive impacts on the lives of both women in various ways. To establish a positive relationship there must be an even flow of communication that is developed on trust and happiness and not marred...

  19. Psychoanalysis

    these symptoms as being a good mother, for the reason that I believe selfless is not the only intention of being a good mom. Stella is not a good mom according to those theories. She didn't sacrificed enough which lead her daughter, Lauren, to be suffered (no one came to Lauren's birthday party and...

  20. How Does Hermia Challenge the Expected Role of a Daughter

    Homework 1st Half of Summer Term Shakespeare Plays How Does Hermia Challenge the Expected Role of a Daughter? Love A “Midsummer’s night dream” is made up of many themes for example: romance, magic, marriage, treachery and comedy. One of the main themes is love and the 4 characters Lysander, Hermia...

  21. About Pride and Prejudice

    Elizabeth was the 2nd oldest daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Bennet. She was intelligent, and had a lot of sense. Elizabeth is sarcastic and sometimes it’s a bad quality to have. She is approached by Mr. Darcy several times but she is prejudice to him at first, then she realizes he’s a good guy. • Jane Bennet: Jane...

  22. Girl

    short story, “Girl” written by Jamaica Kincaid, is about a mother explaining to her daughter how to be a proper woman. Towards the end however, the mother explains to the daughter how to be a ‘good’ slut. “Girl” uses repetition, mood, and irony to express a mothers concern that her daughter be safe...

  23. Crossing Boundaries

    five daughters from harm and evil. However, by strengthening her beliefs and traditions, she ends up hurting her own daughters. In the play Bernarda says, “For the eight years we’ll be in mourning, not even the wind from the street will enter this house” (10). She basically imprisons her daughters and...

  24. The Most Important Person in My Life

    "With the daughter, life can ever, never,never be monotonous' Pame Brown I woke up at the morning after such a difficult night, strange for me fear and anxiety in my heart woke me up in that cold and overcast autumn day. I wanted to close my yeys and fall asleep, just forget about...

  25. Significant Moments in My Mother’s Life

    the daughter is always looking down on herself. The daughter in the short story Significant Moments in My Mother’s Life by Margaret Atwood is always depressed because she feels alienated from her family and goes against the social norms and values for women during the time period. The daughter does...

  26. American inventor

    she has good news, he is still afraid from the Dominican Republic Moms idea or suitcase on wheels was patented and made a fortune, she's excited but gets over it Mom became a worker at dads job and after suitcase she decided to take herself seriously and the inventing stopped. Daughter becomes a...

  27. How to be a good son or daughter

     In Vietnam, children are considered God’s gifts. A mother gives birth, but children’s characters come from God. Also their personalities are influenced by the society around them. That fact is why some nice parents don’t have good children, or some people are good sons or daughters even...

  28. Expliction of the poem FEAR

    girl that she is, into a not so innocent, careless adult who doesn’t need her mother’s love. As the speaker’s daughter grows up she wants her to stay the same, always be good and careful in life, staying by her mother’s side. Each stanza represents a different time period in the daughters life...

  29. With Love

    I think of why I am a good daughter all of the qualities that I mentioned above come to my mind. Many times love is thought of in terms of relationships with someone of the opposite sex. I will explain the love that takes another form: the love between a daughter and parent. There are many roles...

  30. Blessed Grandmother

    English 60A Williams 1 A Blessed Grandmother I enjoy being a grandmother. For one my grand daughter is a joyful blessing to me. For example, she wakes me up every morning and says,”Good Morning Sunshine how are you”? Also, she gives me my first kiss and hug of the day. Getting ready for...