♥ Book Title : Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "Presents the text of Alice Walker's story "Everyday Use"; contains background essays that provide insight into the story; and features a selection of critical response. Includes a chronology and an interview with the author."Article| Alice Walker| Statement ..."
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♥ Book Title : The Concept of Heritage in Alice Walker ́s Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "Seminar paper from the year 2001 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1 (A), University of Würzburg (Institute for Anglistics/ American Studies), course: American Female Writers, 10 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Introduction Alice Walker′s short story "Everyday Use", from the collection In Love and Trouble published in 1973, was written during the heyday of the Black Power movement, when African Americans were trying to reach more than mere racial equality and insisted on self-determination and racial dignity. The tracing of ancestral African roots, the slogan Black is Beautiful, and the Afro hair style arose. African American short stories of this period were often concerned with problematic issues of integration, separation, redefinition of the past, distant African heritage, and immediate family history. In "Everyday Use", the contrast between two sisters and the domestic struggle over old hand-made quilts reveal the use and misuse of the concept of heritage and different attitudes towards one′s familiar traditions and cultural background. Alice Walker not only explores a disturbed intrafamily relationship between three black women of the South, but represents a severe conflict within America′s black society, where new radical views and misperceptions of the word heritage collide with traditional black rural life style. A singular general meaning of the term heritage does not exist. Dictionaries mostly carry several definitions. For example, the Reader′s Digest Illustrated Encyclopedic Dictionary gives the following two entries: 1. Property that is or can be inherited; an inheritance. 2. Something other than property passed down from preceding generations; a legacy; a tradition. (Rattray 789) [...]"Article| Natalie Lewis| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : The Little Book of Curses and Maledictions for Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "Gas prices, traffic. "Fresh” produce, "wholesome” food. Your boss. Your former boss. Your coworkers. Your crush. Doctors. Customer service. Who can you call to get that monkey off your back? You can’t call anyone because they won’t return your calls. Isn’t it time to have a little ammo of your own? Here you go: fifty custom maledictions for situations you run into every day, and for people you know and wish you didn’t. In step-by-step, user-friendly detail, The Little Book of Curses puts the power back in your hands. Learn how to place spells, incantations, hexes, and more. Authentic, ancient curses from around the world are tweaked for easy, contemporary use. The book covers the four essentials to practicing any kind of magic: what to do and say, what materials to use, what frame of mind to be in, and what limits to set. In some cases it even matters where you are when you set your curse, what time of day it is, and who’s around. All that is here, too. It’s foolproof!"Article| Dawn Rae Downton| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Visual Information For Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "Creating graphical communication for public use represents both a large industry and a fertile area for thoughtful and innovative research and development. In this collection some of the world's figures within the interdisciplinary field of public graphics have been brought together to share their wisdom and present a look at this exciting world. This text is divided into a number of sections representing the rich diversity of concerns embraced by visual information designers. The first section is devoted to these foundational issues before moving on to particular domains of interest within public graphics: user instructions; warnings; forms; tables and graphs; maps and plans; way-finding information; and graphic symbols. This book is designed as a companion for anyone concerned with visual information design, particularly in the context of everyday use. Contributions are included from ergonomists, psychologists, commercial designers and health and safety professionals. The audience reflects these contributions and is pitched at a level which allows it to provide both practical guidelines and a rigorous academic understanding of the field."Article| Harms Zwaga| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Alice Walker's Short Story "Everyday Use"
☯ Full Synopsis : "Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject English - Pedagogy, Didactics, Literature Studies, grade: 2,0, University of Passau, language: English, abstract: This term paper provides the concept of a teaching unit concerning the short story Everyday Use by Alice Walker. Apart from the different analyses there should also be given an overview of recommendations and possibilities that could be used for creating a teaching unit. Everyday Use was published in 1973 and is basically about a black mother and her two daughters. Whereas one daughter, Dee, had the possibility to go to school and visit college, Maggie, the younger daughter, still lives with her mother and did not enjoy higher education. One day, Dee, who is accompanied by her boyfriend, visits her mother and her sister at her old home. As the story continues it becomes clear that obvious differences have developed between the opinions of Dee and her mother alternatively her sister."Article| Martin Eder| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : A Study Guide to Alice Walker's Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "A Study Guide to Alice Walker's Everyday Use, excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Short Stories for Students series. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Short Stories for Students for all of your research needs."Article| Gale, Cengage Learning| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Encyclopaedia of Etiquette
☯ Full Synopsis : "It is not permitted, however rainy the day may be and however fine and fresh her unprotected bonnet, for a woman to accept the shelter of an umbrella offered by a man who is a stranger to her. But when a woman is rescued from some peril by a man whom she does not know, it is right for her to follow the natural expression of her thanks by asking, May I know to whom I am indebted for such valuable assistance?-from "In Public"What are the duties of the debutante at an afternoon tea? Is one expected to tip the servants when one is a guest in another's home? Such were the conundrums that bedeviled proper ladies and gentlemen in times past, and Emily Host, etiquette maven, had all the answers. If you've ever wondered whether 14 courses are required at a dinner party or if it's acceptable to serve only 8, how to deal with the awkwardness of a stranger who leaves a calling card, the best man's duty with regards to the groom's hat and gloves during the wedding ceremony, how to dress for the opera, or whether it is acceptable for a young lady to bring a maid with her to a weekend house party, then this is the book for you.This 1921 edition of her classic guide to excruciatingly proper behavior is a delightful throwback to a more elegant time."Article| Emily Holt| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Teachers' Everyday Use of Imagination and Intuition
☯ Full Synopsis : "This book offers a provocative look at the significant roles that imagination and intuition play in the daily operation of teachers classrooms. The author explores the idea of creativity in education as it relates to being spontaneous, open, confident, experienced, and familiar. Readers are invited to envision how the classroom comes alive by pondering the themes of Interaction, Connections and Context, Storytelling and EmotionExcitement, Love, and Caring through the stories of teachers. Jagla explores ways of fostering imagination and intuition with preservice and inservice teachers and provides ways of encouraging students to use their own imaginations and intuitive processes. The book provides an exciting mix of original anecdotes, literature review, and insightful analysis."Article| Virginia M. Jagla| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Business Forms and Customs for Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : ""Article| Laura Hanes Cadwallader| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Everyday Maps for Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "‘I don’t think we’ll get to Mars ... not really ... not normal people. Scientists might ... it’ll end up a scientific outpost like Antarctica ... but it won’t be for people like you and me.’ Maggie has found a warm patch of ground on Horsell Common. She believes something is buried in the dirt. This is the site of the Martian invasion in HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds and she sneaks out of the house in the dead of night and dances on the warm spot. Here she meets Behrooz, an amateur astronomer who spends his nights mapping the surface of Mars. A stunning new play about fantasy and sexuality, and about the blurry and indistinct lines between reality and desire. ‘The writing has energy and breadth, and Morton-Smith juggles ideas and emotions as he places political and personal narratives side by side.’ Guardian on Salt Meets Wound ‘The dialogue crackles with vicious insight and humour.’ Time Out on Salt Meets Wound"Article| Tom Morton-Smith| Statement ..."
♥ Book Title : Everyday Use
☯ Full Synopsis : "We go through this life experiencing different things, feeling different ways, and interpreting those experiences. Everything that has happen to us since birth has made us who we are today. Embracing a wide variety of subjects, Everyday Use thrives to show you human behavior and the social environment in narrative verse. The author, Donna Reed, describes the challenges we face in our daily walk, our strengths and weaknesses as human beings, the importance of family and friends, and how sexuality, ideology, and faith are a part of our lives. She encourages us to embrace change because life is essentially a learning experience. By doing so, we are afforded a different perspective, thus allowing us to think more clearly about difficult or perplexing events and emotions. This collection spans over many years and it narrates incidents, experiences, people, and things that have touched the author’s heart. In each verse, you will find the voice of a soul that feels the effects of every moment in this life and the voice of a mind that needs to make sense of this world. Everyday Use is thought-provoking, innocent, and vibrant and will inspire readers of all ages."Article| Donna Reed| Statement ..."