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Looking for the Shift in Ideology on “Fallen Women” in Ireland

The Magdalene Laundries were institutions in place across Ireland and many other countries that were a place for “fallen women,” deemed unfit to live on their down due to mental illness, incompetence, hysteria and for many women, pregnancy outside of wedlock. From the 1750’s women were held captive in these facilities and forced in labor […]



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What Do Three Plays Say About Single Women in Ireland

For our final assignment in Irish Women in Drama we had to think of a question that we could answer through a 30-page research paper paper, a short performance, or another equal medium that related to the performances we talked about in class. The question I decided to research was “What do the pieces The […]



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Samira: the Woman with Ceramic Skill

Noah Roulat Professor Miriam Horne Jordan’s Cultural Mosaic 26 April 2017 Samira: the Woman with Ceramic Skill             The woman pictured above appears to be a ceramic artisan. For the purpose of shortening that introduction, we shall refer to her as Samira (a common Jordanian name) from here on out. My first glaring question was […]



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UNWANTED CHILDREN: THE CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE DUE TO ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON

Women are not receiving proper reproductive health services and education in the Amazon, resulting in high unintended pregnancy and mortality rates. Adolescent pregnancy is a growing issue in the Amazon River Basin and how the health and reproductive services in the area are not strong enough to provide for every woman in need. Especially for […]



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Irish Poverty

Throughout the semester, almost all of the plays and movies we have analyzed share a common theme. Poverty and financial hardship have been mentioned in many plays this semester, but dominantly in Juno and the Paycock by Sean O’Casey and Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel. The financial struggle in Ireland has contributed to the […]



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