In the book Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson, the main character in the book is Tyler Miller. The other main characters are Hannah which is his sister, Bethany Milbury, Yoda, and chip. One of the worse decisions he made is painting the school because that gave him a bad reputation. The other bad decision he made was when he didn 't do what Bethany wanted him to do so that was a bad decision because she made a whole lot of drama about it, and made him feel bad and was very rude about everything. He should have just did it and it wouldn 't have been his fault he may have felt bad but he wouldn 't have gotten the cops called because she gets passed around a lot so its not his fault at all I honestly think that everything that happened was all
Rachel Price is a beautiful young girl who joins her family on a one year mission trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is a girl who likes herself a little too much. She is completely vain and self-conscious. Rachel is constantly worried about her appearance, as most teenage girls are in the United States. She brings along with her a mirror just to keep in touch with herself. Her vanity makes it hard for her to connect to the people of the Congo. In the Republic of Congo, the natives are dressed in whatever they can get or make. Rachel does not see the difference. In The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver, Rachel Price experiences ? which prevent her from being able to learn some lessons in the Congo and cause her to be physically
“We know what we are, but not what we may be.”-Shakespeare. In Gary D. Schmidt’s The Wednesday Wars,we didn’t realize Meryl Lee Kowalski’s full potential until later in the novel. Meryl Lee Kowalski is fierce, sweet and smart. She learns what love is and that people can be stupid, but if you love them you can eventually forgive them.
During the discussion, I didn’t talk as much as I should have because for the questions that I didn’t raise my hand for I didn’t have an opinion for the discussion at hand, or at least I didn’t have a solid response that could be backed up with the text or generate more discussions among the group. For the two times that I did respond to someone’s response, I felt that I had a view worthy of being shared among my group, and this was supported when some of my peers agreed with the point I made and added their own view on top of mine. But for my second response, it was more like two responses which were included in one as a result of my wanting to respond to something that was mentioned before but that I wasn’t called on for, and for the most recent response at the time.
Madeleine L 'Engle a French author created a blend of science and fairy tale magic for developing the story line in her book A Wrinkle in Time. The book is one big journey with three main characters. From the beginning Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin go on multiple adventures filled with fun, crazy, exciting moments. This book is completed with many obstacles in the way of the trio. A sure perspective that is extremely predominant in this book is love. This love takes the characters on the trek of a lifetime, for the sole motivation of discovering her dad.
Prior to reading these two articles, I had never heard of Dorothy Allison. After reading them, I do not think I will forget her. “A Question of Class” and “Don’t Tell Me You Don’t Know” grabbed my attention, but I could relate to “A Question of Class” more. Thankfully, I did not live in poverty the first eighteen years of my life like Dorothy Allison did. Also, I never experienced any kind of sexual abuse. Therefore, I cannot completely relate to her, but I can personally understand some aspects of what she had to say.
This is Dr. Makayla Chamzuk writing from the Westlock Medical Clinic in regards to patient Blanche DuBois of whom I have been analyzing for the previous month. Through analyzing Miss Dubois’s behavior and attitude I have concluded to diagnose my patient with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder.) PTSD is the exposure to trauma from single events that involve death, and individuals tend to avoid anything that reminds them of the event. According to the information provided from the Canadian Mental Health Associate website, this disorder causes intrusive symptoms such as re-experiencing traumatic events and can make the patient feel very nervous or “on edge” constantly or when experiencing stressful events. Multiple traumatic events and situations Blanche has been exposed to has made her susceptible to this mental disorder, I am
Cathy Ames has been criticized because she is completely evil. It has expressed throughout the novel that Cathy is inhuman. She has no emotion, no feelings, and no good in her. Many state that she is a symbol for Satan or a witch, who is pawn of Satan. People go so far in declaring that she is one of these evil spirits because even from birth she was filled with extreme evil and darkness, lacking characteristic that make up a human.
As a memoir, the idea of knowledge claims as it relates to College Girl, by Laura Gray-Rosendale, seems a bit more open to interpretation. But while Laura Gray-Rosendale is not claiming scientific fact through her story, she shares what she experienced and how it affected her, and, to her, that is her fact. Her claim of knowledge pertains to how her own experiences affected her and shaped her for the time period to come. Throughout the process of her story, Gray-Rosendale makes claims or states what was fact for her. She asserts that this attack was unprovoked and unexpected, that the contrast of life before and after the event is incomparable, that the event was unimaginably disturbing and scarring, that the aftermath
Walking onto a muddy, swampy field to watch a soccer game to find a seat, is harder than it seems. To all the parents looking for a seat, make sure to choose wisely. Spending an hour next to the wrong person will be the worst part of the day. Finding the perfect seat around Mrs. Chatterbox, Mrs. Screamer, Mrs. Quiet at a kids soccer game, is vital to having an enjoyable afternoon.
In the book “Two Kinds” by Amy Tan, it’s about a little girl who is pressured by her mother to become something she doesn’t want to be. Jing- mei , the daughter, is forced to become a prodigy(child actress), by her mother, and she doesn’t want to be one. In the story, Jing- meis’ mother uses allusions such as Shirley Temple to push her into becoming a prodigy. Although at first Jing- mei is excited to become a prodigy, she later realizes its something she just doesn’t enjoy doing. Consequently, the uses of allusion in the story help Jing- mei discover to not be a prodigy and that what her mother wants for her is not always important. However, some of the things her mother showed and did got her excited to become this.
In the novel, A Wrinkle in Time, Meg Murry is a character that experiences a lot of change throughout the course of the book. She is a scared, lonely girl struggling to find your voice at the beginning, and at the end of the book Meg is a brave young woman ready to stand up for herself. She realizes that it’s not being different that's a problem, it’s not accepting yourself and who you are that’s the problem. Throughout the novel, A Wrinkle in Time, Meg proves to be a character who shows courage, learns leadership, and understands self-confidence.
One of the many short stories by Kate Chopin is “Desiree’s Baby.” In this story, Desiree was found as a toddler under the shadow of a stone pillar by Monsieur Valmonde. He and his wife took the child in and years later, under the same shadow of the stone pillar, Desiree met her husband, Armand Aubigny. Not long after marriage, they had a child. Soon after the baby was born, Armand uncharacteristically became nice to all around him including his slaves. Soon after he began to notice that the baby 's complexion became darker and made the assumption that the child is not his or his wife was of mixed race. The sad truth of the situation was received when he soon later discovered he was the one of mixed race, he then regretted telling his wife to leave with the baby (Chopin). Kate Chopin uses the different characters to create a storyline that the conflict of the story has ironic. (LitCharts)
What is social acceptance? Why getting socially accepted does matters so much? Rejection and acceptance are central to our lives, we tend to adjust ourselves in the society no matter it is by our own will or by force. Being socially adequate is a major thing these days. It appears that this has dependably been the situation on the grounds that fitting in with the right individuals has been an essential piece of life for a long time. In a period when appearances and classes held such a great amount of influence, to be socially unsuitable was an unpleasant thing to be. It is not just that one wants to be loved, we need to be loved. This aspect of the human nature is a vestige of our primal legacy, hardwired into our brains. There are a few individuals