Saturday, December 24, 2011

UP Wedges Giveaway

Hello wedges freak? I have super great news for you shoes addicts (me too haha) woot woot... tadaaa UP wedges GIVEAWAY!! Wohoo!! If you wanna have a pair of UP wedges, please join this giveaway on Paramartha's. Good luck and have fun, everybodeh :*


Friday, December 23, 2011

The Similarities Between Two Politician's Wives That Reflected by Julia in a Novel of The Same Sweet Girls and Angela in a Short Story of The Legacy

Errr... hehe... please bear with me because I'm gonna post something serious (so, I've been not serious in blog posting? hehe). I mean I'm trying to post my paper using Comparative Literature, which can be used as theory and approach, but hence I use it as a theory of my research. Okay, to be honest, I'm quite confident to post my paper (analysis chapter) as my lecturer said that both paper and presentation are very good. Yayy I'm honored! :) I can say that doing presentation is very tiring when you have to speak in loud voice and you don't use any proper notes to help and guide you; then brain and logic become your main guidance.

I hope it will be helpful for anyone outside ;)

The Same Sweet Girls
You can read The Legacy from here


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The Same Sweet Girls was written by Cassandra King, a southern of States woman, in 2005 while The Legacy was written by Virginia Woolf, an English woman, in 1943. Both might differ from each other since they were written in different year; however they have the similar story of politician’s wives. There are some points that should be underlined, the years even centuries reveals the position and responsibility of wives, in this case the politician’s ones. Nothing changes from the year of 1943 which The Legacy was written on to the year of The Same Sweet Girls. It must be reflected from the real social culture at that time, no boundaries of time and across nations. So, they are the points of similarities of character Julia and Angela as politician’s wives.

First, the wives are going onto the husbands’ path even though they have no basic skill of speech or political experiences. They will be in the front line beside their husbands, help by supporting the profession their husbands have been taking, and have burden as politician’s wives like well-mannered, being intellectuals, and being exposure. They know the consequences that must be surmounted.

“The breakfast with the reporter from Huntsville is over, and I have an hour before meeting with my assistant and the gardener, planning next week’s floral arrangements. Then another hour before the luncheon with Democratic Women for a New Alabama, I won’t need preparation time for that; after two years the standard speech is branded on my brain.” (The Same Sweet Girls page 25)

“Watching the old girl struggle for political correctness threatens to be my undoing, and I have to hide my smirks.” (The Same Sweet Girls page 25)

“The SSGs have always been curious about my role as a politician’s wife, the public life I live. That it’s a path I’ve gone down willingly has convinced them I must love Joe Ed more than anything.” (The Same Sweet Girls page 109)

“For Angela had her share of the duties that fall to the lot of a prominent politician's wife. She had been the greatest help to him in his career. He had often seen her and Sissy sitting at that table-Sissy at the typewriter, taking down letters from her dictation.” (The Legacy)

                       Second, there must be something that blocks them to be perfect couple or family. One of the factors is husbands’ profession that sticks around politic thingy and busy with elections, campaign, congress, and so on. The husbands might stress out; in result they do not have time to spare with wives and family, especially their ‘night moment’. The politician’s desire in career sometimes prevents his wife to have children in order to gain more achievements. In fact, Angela do want to have a son after seeing her rival with the children, she is obviously envious. Like a domino, these would affect the other side of relationship in which wives would think that the ignorance of their husband is provoked by cheating on them. As Julia used to think that Joe Ed might love someone else and end it up in bed since they have been not in touch for years. Then those all bring them up to ‘plain’ marriage when, in this case, the wives do not feel happy, something that cannot be describe, to have ideal marriage with love, affection, and children…

“Then, as the years passed-he took another volume from the writing table-he had become more and more absorbed in his work. And she, of course, was more often alone. . .. It had been a great grief to her, apparently, that they had had no children. "How I wish," one entry read, "that Gilbert had a son!"” (The Legacy)

“Politics was a gamble, he reflected; but the game wasn't over yet. Not at fifty.” (The Legacy)

“"What a coward I am! I let the chance slip again. But it seemed selfish to bother him with my own affairs, when he has so much to think about. And we so seldom have an evening alone."” (The Legacy)

“While it’s true that Joe Ed and I have an amiable relationship that works well for us, what no one but the two of us known is this: We are not lovers, and we haven’t been for years.” (The Same Sweet Girls page 138)

“I wasn’t able to keep that promise, going cold every time Joe Ed touched me. I didn’t understand it, since I knew now that I loved him, but I couldn’t talk about it to anyone, especially Joe Ed. Eventually, both of us began to accept the lack of passion in our lovemaking, which occurred more and more infrequently. Once I discovered I was pregnant with Bethany, Joe Ed didn’t touch me at all, after she was born, our sex life became nonexistent. As the years went by, I never discussed it with Joe Ed; neither did I ask him if he slept with other woman. He was so full of life, so beautiful, so sexy, that I assumed he did, but I didn’t want to know.” (The Same Sweet Girls page 145)

Third, the wives would react of second point above; they’d try to escape from the feelings of loneliness and plain. At first they didn’t know how to surmount this situation, or even just accepted the life they live in. Nevertheless, after third person comes, like Angela, she turns her way and finds out the happiness completely filling in her heart. On the other hand, Julia finds out that all the problems are in her, though she doesn’t know what she has been certain feeling. Luckily, she realizes that what she needs the most is her husband, Joe Ed, with his full of love, no more doubt of telling him (and even SSGs) that she loves him, she falls in love with her own husband. Whether the reactions of the women come to the bad or good ones, it ends the story up by revealing the truth.

“But I stop him, shaking off his hand. “Listen to me, Joe Ed. It’s not you. It’s me. It’s me, and you know it. I lied to you, I lied to my friends…. I can’t go on like this.” I can’t be me anymore, I want to tell him. But it sounds so stupid, I can’t say it. How can I make him understand something I don’t understand myself?” (The Same Sweet Girls page 350)

“Why am I so miserable, when I have everything and more, things so many people are denied? Why can’t I just be grateful, and happy? What’s wrong with me?” (The Same Sweet Girls page 351)
 
“Ah, am I finally facing the truth about myself? Now I have to wonder if I turned to Cal because something about his exotic looks struck a memory buried somewhere deep within me and made me think of Jesus Perez. Jesus was the first and only one to touch the part of me that has long since died, and evidently I was using Cal in an attempt to resurrect it. I close my eyes as that realization sinks in. The only other time I’ve felt it, besides the times with Jesus Perez, and more recently, with Cal Hawkins, has been in my dream life with Joe Ed. It’s the only time and place, when Joe Ed sleeps and I press myself against him, falling into a dream where we’re lovers, where I’m able once again to feel the desire I discovered in the arms of Jesus Perez.” (The Same Sweet Girls page 352) 
“"B. M. came unexpectedly after dinner. Luckily, I was alone."… And B. M. and Angela had spent the evening alone!... It became more and more inexplicable to him-the whole situation; his wife receiving an unknown man alone…. "Dined alone with B. M. . .. He became very agitated. He said it was time we understood each other. . .. I tried to make him listen. But he would not. He threatened that if I did not . . ."… "He has done what he threatened."… "Have I the courage to do it too?" That was the end.” (The Legacy)
  
“He could see her in front of him. She was standing on the kerb in Piccadilly. Her eyes stared; her fists were clenched. Here came the car. . ..” (The Legacy)

“He had received his legacy. She had told him the truth. She had stepped off the kerb to rejoin her lover. She had stepped off the kerb to escape fromhim.” (The Legacy)






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I think everyone and everything have weakness, do you agree? So do my paper. Its weakness is there's no purpose of this analysis, but I just mentioned instead. My lecturer said it's okay if we didn't conclude the whole analysis, however it's somehow better if we could bind the "red line threads." So, yes, in my next analysis I'll be concluding what my purposes of analysis are for because, in case, a lot of people read your paper, you need give 'em value.
 
Once more, please bear with me :) If you seem wanna ask, please leave your comments. I do need any feedback to evaluate my research. Thank you guys... :)

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Five Korean Cosme Online Shops

I've just finished watching Strong Heart episode Yoona, Tae Yeon, Tiffany, and Yuri. Satisfied haha... Then nothing to do as I can't sleep right now. Okay, I wanna share lil thing about online shop which you can buy Korean cosmetics in. I used to purchase Etude House or other Korean brands from them, so check them out :)

  1. Phinx House
  2. Miruku Shopline
  3. Femmelicious Galleries
  4. Drolly Pop
  5. Gerai Parfum dan Kosmetik
I picked them as online shops that offer, I bet, more affordable price. Hope you guys enjoy shopping and making up. Cheers! ~~

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Review Geo Lens Angel

Hi hi hi :) Yayyy finally I review circle lens! Hehe... Okay then, Geo Angel is my very first circle lens I've ever had, and actually at that time I dared to wear circle lens. The story of geo angel comes up... ~~

pig lens case


When I purchased geo lens, it come with extra cute pink pig lens case, yep it's free :) I love my pinky pig lens case sooo muucchhhhh, I love piiinnnkkk :D Okay, back to the lens hehe...

Circle lens is claimed to enlarge your eyes, so do mine ~ geo angel brown lens. It makes your eyes totally big like a doll. The brown shade itself is, to me, dark, ohh probably not that dark. But it's darker when you wear it.

About the comfort, I'm afraid to reveal this (someone who fan of geo lens might kill me in virtual). Haha... just kidding, sugar... So far, I feel uncomfortable wearing geo lens brown. Why? It dries so much so that my eyes used to tearing. Please, to be honest, I do want to change my lens with the plain ones. Before I wear circle lens, I used to wear plain lens that do not have color back then.

I personally think that circle lens don't suit my face, especially my eyes. It looks weird, you know? So, I give up for circle lens then geo lens angel will be my first and last circle lens. Bubye... Huhu... Here, the picture of mine wearing angel brown ;)


Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Daily Make Up Kits

To be honest, I'm forced to be a little bit "productive" during this hard period ~ my life is full of presentations, you know? However, I still passionate in writing (not include paper with those fawk theory of literature lol), especially in blogging on which I can share all the things that are to me considerably interesting. Aaannnddd now, I'm gonna share about my daily make up kits :) Here we go ~~

Okay, let me mention each of them...
  1. BB cream is a must! It promotes dewy finish and fresh face. Skinfood Peach Sake BB cream suits on me so bad since my face is very oily.
  2. La Tulipe loose powder that is focus in acne problem is my so-so powder to prevent any acne I have been fighting against.
  3. Pixy brown eyebrow pencil has very subtle color, but I love the pink of this pencil ;)
  4. I have many kinds of eyeshadow, for the simplest one I choose Maybelline Studio Quad and Oriflame creme eyeshadow. I always adore Korean girls who make their face up with subtle color yet sparkling, so gold creme eyeshadow is the best color for your daily make up.
  5. This is my fave, ELF eyeliner pen. Mine is brown, I think the color is not that strong so you have to line up your eyes repeatedly.
  6. I tell you that I'm not a fan of mascara. Okay, it's so magical since it gives you "blooming" eyelashes, but sometimes a clump of mascara messes up my eye make up by sticking on, for instance, lower lashes or glasses. I own Maybelline Unstoppable curly extension.
  7. Yayy I love Etude House Kissful Lip Care ♥ Belive me, it cures your chapped lips and gives plain color to lips. Really want to repurchase!
  8. Maybelline has the most affordable price among other drugstore cosmetics, so I have many different tones of Maybelline's lipstick.
  9. Theennn... it's Kissful Lip Care's bestfriend, to me, Etude House Apricot Stick yayy! It has pigmented color, I swear, thus you can double it up as lipstick. I love combine those kissful lip care and apricot stick, it tastes sugary sweet yummyyy....

Those are my compulsory cosmetics for daily make up. I'm happy sharing this with you, dolls... :) And it must be much more fun if you also share your daily make up kits on your blog, I really want to know indeed :)

Thank you so much and have a nice day ~~ Bubyee... :*

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Mayonette Bag: Scarlet Sling Brown

Aha, yes, finally I posted something useful (haha forget it :D) A few days ago I bought a bag, really cute one, online, since I prefer to shop online and don't need to be exhausted because hanging around the mall or stores :p I don't know how to generally named the bag, whether it's postman or messenger bag. How silly I am... Perhaps you know better than me. I bought it at Mayonette Webstore but it's also available on facebook if you want direct order via sms.

So, what d'ya think? It's postman or messenger, or even none? Haha don't feel bothered for naming. However, I really adore this bag, it's simple yet cute with creme polkadot on the middle of whole brown. The slings, both long and short ones, have adjustable straps. Since it comes with two slings, the long sling is unloose so you can carry the bag with the short one using around your wrist.

The material of the bag is faux leather (dove) that is very soft and can't be soaked. Then the creme polkadot is made by soft cotton (I don't know the exact material, perhaps it's canvas, regarding I don't have acknowledgment of material). It deems such a velvet material inside the bag, I bet it has soft material. That's why I call it as a good quality bag. There're also pockets inside like phone pocket.
Okay, I end it up my post by giving five stars out for this bag. Syalala ~~

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Dollywink Liquid Eyeliner and Eyelashes Case Giveaway

One more giveaway we should join because the prize is the brand of Dollywink. It hosted by Sheilla's blog and she also reviewed Dollywink liquid eyeliner as one of the best eyeliner she's ever used.

Please join this giveaway because I promise you'll love this Japan brand eyeliner.

How to join?

Simply just go to Sheilla beauty blog and follow the inquiries.


It's my second joining giveaway and it still gives much fun. Good luck :)

Friday, December 2, 2011

LUVIEW COSMETICS MEGA GIVEAWAY ♥

Again. It's been a long time I haven't post something about cosmetic, skincare, or haul. However, now I'm announcing the great news for you who are crazy of cosmetic. It's LUVIEW COSMETICS MEGA GIVEAWAY. This giveaway is held in twelve countries, include Indonesia, and hosted by bloggers. Lina Kim is Indonesian beauty blogger who becomes Power Angel, a representative for Indonesia, hosted this giveaway. It such the real MEGA!


If you're missing out about Luview Cosmetics, please check out Sparkle Apple blog to read the reviews.

Want to join?

All the detail inquiries is posted on Sparkle Apple. There will be 5 winners in each country and they can choose two products of Luview cosmetics and get one angel T-shirt.


It seems tempting to have the product, right? Please join the giveaways. It could be much fun :)


PS: this is my very first joining giveaway ;) hope I were a lucky girl who won this giveaway. Fighting ♥
 

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