"On Being a Cripple", by Nancy Mairs

Essays, Papers: in current category
 
Title: "On Being a Cripple", by Nancy Mairs
 
Essay Details
Subject: English
Author:
Date: July 28, 1996
Level:
Grade:
Length: 5 / 1255
No of views: 0
Essay rating: good 0, average 0, bad 0 (total score: 0)
 
Essay text:
 

Society today prefers to think of itself as more open and accepting as ever before. Although this is true, society still has further to go than it believes. As Mairs brings up, women in advertising generally fall into a basic mold, with several exceptions such as women selling laxative or laundry detergent, “but she is never a cripple” (239)...
Showed first 250 characters

Do you need an essay?
Here are the options you can choose from:
Custom essays:
  • Order plagiarism free custom written essay
  •  
  • All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time
  •  
  • Prices start from $12.99/page
FULL access to essays database
  • This option gives you the immediate access to all 184 988 essays
  •  
  • You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little
    as $28.95/month

As Mairs brings up, women in advertising generally fall into a basic mold, with several exceptions such as women selling laxative or laundry detergent, “but she is never a cripple” (239). This is very telling, but it should be noted that we do occasionally see handicapped people (almost always healthy, just in a wheelchair) in passive roles in advertising...
Showed next 250 characters

If you cannot find any suitable paper on our site, which happens very rarely, you can always order custom written paper which will be written from scratch by our professional writers and deliver to you on requested time.
  • Your research paper is written by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are always met
  • You are able to control the progress of your writing assigment
  • You get a chance to become an excellent student!
 
Total price: $ 10.00
 
 
 
 
Common topics in this essay:
 
"On Being a Cripple", by Nancy Mairs   Nancy Mairs a.k.a. "Crippled"   Women in Today's Society   Bullying In Today's Society   Divorce in Today's Society   Euthanasia In Our Society Today   How it is corrupting Today's Society   In Today's Society   Problems In Today's Society   Sports In Today's Society   Today's Society in a Song   Religion in today's society.   Body Art In Today's Society   Euthanasia In Today's Society   Love In Today's Society  
 
Comments:
 
 
Similar Essays:
 
Title Pages / Words Save
Virginia Wolf
In Virginia Woolf's two passages describing two very opposite meals that was served at the men's college and the other at the women's college; reflects Woolf's attitude toward women's place in society...
2 / 334
Huck Finn
From the very beginning of Huck's story, Huck clearly states that he did not want to conform to society; "The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would civilize me ...
2 / 462
AMERICAN VALUES
The first value that I think has a big part in society today is religion. This is a value that nobody likes to talk about in the world today. In the public eye, the people as a nation believe in a god that society comes to understand...
2 / 589
Huck Finn
From the very beginning of Huck's story, Huck clearly states that he did not want to conform to society; "The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would civilize me ...
2 / 462
The Conflict Between Society And The Individual
From the very beginning of Huck's story, Huck clearly states that he did not want to conform to society; "The Widow Douglas she took me for her son, and allowed she would sivilize me...
2 / 462
First Wave of Plato's Republic Book V
The main argument throughout the first wave is that men and women should equally share the duties in their community, their education, studies, and physical training should be equal in both genders...
2 / 521
what is real
what is true, and what is false?" In the allegory of the cave, Plato views the sunlight as the truth, and the shadows in the cave as being false, and his contribution to the question "how can we tell what is true, and what is false" is that we have no way of knowing what is true, and what is false, until we have experienced them both, and can compare the two...
1 / 264