Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

Describe the personality of Rose from Beggar Maid. Describe Rose's personality. What kind of woman she is after...

Rose is a determined, intelligent, and self-aware person. When unhappy with the hand life has dealt her, she works to create situations that will transform her into the woman she wants to be with...

Latest answer posted December 23, 2007 8:41 am UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

In "Beggar Maid," is Rose an independent and adaptable woman after her divorce?  

I would argue that Rose has always been an adaptable woman. She has altered her behavior often throughout her life, finding a way to fit in to society in any way she can. Her ways of being...

Latest answer posted December 31, 2007 6:38 am UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

In "Beggar Maid", why does Rose return to West Hanratty? Why does she want to take care of Flo? Is her...

Rose does want to take care of the ailing Flo, in her heart. She returns because it is her obligation. However, Flo is also the only mother figure she has known, and Rose may have had problems...

Latest answer posted December 30, 2007 12:09 pm UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

How is the social position of women exemplified in "Who Do You Think You Are?" Original question: Where, in the noval...

"Who Do You Think You Are" is an iconic short story by Alice Munro that is often cited as a quintessential portrait of the Canadian character, and especially the "tall poppy syndrome."The basic...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2011 7:49 am UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

In Beggar Maid, was Rose the victim, vixen, or villian?

First, lets define each term. A victim is someone who suffers as a result of the action of others. A vixen is defined as an ill-tempered woman, often quarrelsome or deceptive; a vixen is also...

Latest answer posted December 23, 2007 7:51 am UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

Describe the character of Rose as fully as possible. 

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Latest answer posted December 27, 2007 11:51 am UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

In "Beggar Maid," in what situations does Rose show she is a compassionate and responsible woman?

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Latest answer posted December 27, 2007 10:44 pm UTC

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Beggar Maid: Stories of Flo and Rose [Who Do You Think You are?]

Why are all the men portrayed so poorly in "Who Do You Think You Are"?  ex. clifford, patrick, tom etc ex....

This book is a story about two women trying to find happiness and success in the world they live in. That world is not pleasant. It is filled with injustice, poverty, and abuse. Discrimination,...

Latest answer posted August 31, 2008 7:28 am UTC

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