As well as, she doesn’t care what anybody thinks. “I’ve never paid too much attention to what other people have said or to what other people have tried to make me be.I’ve always just tried to be myself, which is such a weird thing to say.” - Sabrina Carpenter Likewise, she doesn’t wish to change anything about herself.Therefore, Sabrina Carpenter thinks every person is born to be who they are not anyone else.
In “homage to my hips” by Lucille Clifton, she talks about her self-confidence. Clifton is proud to be the woman she is and no one will get in the way of how she feels about herself. Clifton tells readers in this sentence “they don’t fit into little petty places” (524), she is saying that she is confident with who she is, and she is just fine with her size. She says that she will not be around petty people that will judge her, because of the way she looks. Clifton will never think that she is worthless because of what other people think of her.
The author then elaborates on where these specific women originate from, “distant daughters of/ the Nile, the Sahara, Kenya, Zaire, Sudan / the Serengeti” (line 15-17). The format allows us to read the text in a calm yet thoughtful pace such as when it’s written “burnished blue-black brown tantan sepia / coffeecoffee cream ebony” (line 21-22). This feature
She simply meanders through life selfishly, giving nothing of herself, and living as though she had not been there. She is Montag’s wife, living with him, and with the best chance to influence him, yet Montag realizes, “I don’t miss her. . .if she dies. .
Her bust looked to me rather low and bumpy. She had a worried face. Her hair had a permanent, but had grown out, and she wore a yellow band to keep it off her face. Nothing in the least pretty or even young-looking about her. But you could tell from how she talked she was from the city or educated, or both” (Munro 125).
Alice Walker also offers a crucial intertwining of private and public in The Color Purple. The political language, with its affiliation with historical values and patriarchal power, as opposed to the utopia created by everyday life relations among the women, forms the central thread of the novel. The novel problematizes the Afro-American national historical identity through Celie’s reduction of American’s tale of Columbus and his boat, Neater, to cucumber and other garden variety phonetics. The episode highlights the important role oral and folk transmissions play in the reproduction of nation and
Esperanza said, "The house on Mango Street is ours, and we don’t have to pay rent to anybody." (3) This quote shows that Esperanza and her family are proud to own a house of their own, but the reality of her situation is that she is still very poor and the house is not expensive to own. Towards the end of the book, Esperanza says, "Not a flat. Not an apartment in back. Not a man's house.
This is evident throughout her adult life; as her dream of providing a nice life for her family never panned out. She always stood strong in the face of adversity and never gave up what she believed in. Moreover, Mama’s plant was another way the playwright showed us how strong Mama’s beliefs were. Mama always wanted a garden to grow beautiful
under her breath over and over again not sure if she was overjoyed or still in shock. She later realized and overjoyed that she is free in the sense that she will not have anyone tell her what to do or imposing things on her anymore, Louise Mallard will be able to live her life how she wants to with no man to order her
While Mr Brocklehurst judges Jane for no reason, Miss Temple defends her and she is the only one who wants to learn the truth about Jane’s actions before judging her. Mrs Fairfax is the one who welcomes Jane to Thornfield. Mrs Fairfax introduces Jane to her new job and supports her through her stay at Thornfield, and it is important to mention that Jane values her opinion: “Mrs Fairfax, I saw, approved me: her anxiety on my account vanished; therefore I was certain I did well” (Bronte
There was nothing luscious about her. One look made it clear. And everyone knew she knew it” (Garvin, 72). On the other hand, others don’t believe her to be ugly at all when we get a look into how Sidney thought of her, “Have you looked at yourself since high school? There’s nothing ugly about you, and I would venture a guess that there never was” (Garvin, 178).
The judgmental community that Hester is a part of, ceases to affect her actions. She refuses to leave, and raises her daughter the best that she can- with love, respect, without revealing to Pearl what makes her different. The society sees Hester as corrupt, but does not call Pearl the same. Pearl’s name even represents purity, something she definitely was not born of. However, Pearl is able to grow up as normal as possible, though not a lot is said about her life and she does act a bit
In Lois Lowry 's The Giver Lowry explores the idea of sameness. In the community of The Giver anything different is deemed rude. This type of utopia ensures that there is no hierarchy, no poverty, and no “bad” decisions. Utopia like this can often turn into a kingdom, but in the community of The Giver the system that is in place makes sure that this never happens works very well. In the community of The Giver there is no hierarchy, this makes everything the same for everyone, and because everything is the same no one has different clothes, houses or vehicles.