The fictional novel, Speak, is written by Laurie Halse Anderson. This book is a dramatic type, about teen depression, fear, and loneliness. It’s about a girl, who is a victim, but is accused of being the criminal. This is a story of Melinda, who lost her normal life due to a life changing, daunting experience, caused by a foolish boy, and she will never be the same. Melinda Sordino, she is in her High School, Merryweather high, and she is also the narrator of the story.
Laura explained how at first the girls were being overly nice to her. Then they slowly began to ignore her, but Laura pushed through it because she wanted to hang out with them so bad. She later discovered they were actually using her. Ginger explains this by saying on page 215, “It’s disgusting how others get their kicks from shaming others, but we will always be there to pull you back up.” Saying this shows how Ginger disapproves of people bullying her friends. Laura also said she even knew they didn’t actually like, her when on page 212 she states, “I knew from the beginning Jo Lynn and them weren’t my real friends.” What fully put an end to Laura and Jo Lynn’s friendship was what happened at a sleepover.
High school is just one of those times in life that will forever be remembered. Before attending, many will hear horror stories of "Mean Girls", cliques, "freshman Friday", raging parties and the infamous awkward school or prom photo The following are 5 myths about high school and what it is really like. 1. "Mean Girls" There is a big fear upon entering high school that there will be a clique of mean girls who bully and prey on incoming freshman. This is short of reality, as many students in high school are excited to see fresh new faces, or simply do not care.
She does not want to be hurt like she saw her father hurt her mother. However, at the same time, she also romanticizes about men and wants to be swept off her feet and get married, which according to Dr. Nielsen is normal. She explains, “A poorly fathered daughter is often unaware of her tendencies because they are all she knows. She is often too clingy, dependent and jealous” (Nielsen). Mate’s clinginess is revealed when she romanticizes about men and obsesses over them.
It would be nice to keep you, but I 've got to be good--and keep my hands off children.”(89) Blanche noticed the paper boy who came because he was a young one. She immediately started flirting with him and the reader could tell he was somewhat uncomfortable with the way Blanche had approached or pushed herself off on him. In the beginning of the play when Blanche first meets Stanley, it 's noticeable that there is the uneasy feeling when the two are around each other. “...Blanche is terrified of Stanley…”(Dace), and this is shown by the way she acts when she is around Stanley. From the very start, Blanche was never really comfortable around stanley to begin with.
She is not looked at as a female follows the morals and values of how women should be presenting themselves. Nora Helmer is an individualistic because of how she discusses the stereotypical norms of females and goes against it all to be a different person from the crowd. To begin with, an individualistic person distinguishes them from others of the same kind, especially when strongly marked. Henrik Ibsen starts the play off by having both Nora and Helmer showing their love and affection but soon the scene has turned into an argument. Helmer says “… But
She is afraid to stand up to Tom for cheating on her all the time, and is too scared to tell Tom that she actually is in love with Gatsby since high school. She comes into contact with Mr. Gatsby when Nick bring them together, and that is when she is reminded of how much she loves him. She might begin to cheat on Tom with Gatsby, but that is not stated yet. She is too much of a coward to tell Tom she is cheating on him, because if a women cheats it usually is not okay and then the man will leave the women because they have other women they could get married to. Gatsby also has lots of money and lives across the water from her.
Beatrice and Benedick care for each other. Beatrice and Benedick care for each other enough eavesdrop gossipers. Therefore, when they heard each other’s name they stopped. “For look where Beatrice like a lapwing runs Close by the ground, to hear our conference.” (Act 3-scene page 2). Beatrice was tricked into “falling in love” but she cared enough to stop and hear Hero and Ursula.
Up until chapter 34, Elizabeth had only heard bad rumors about Mr. Darcy, such as him interfering with the relationship of her sister, Jane. Nonetheless, Mr. Darcy’s feelings toward Elizabeth increased to the point that it will not be repressed, thus proposing her. Although she rejected him rather harshly, she knew not how to support herself, and contemplated about how she should receive an offer of marriage from Mr. Darcy. This scene is important in that it alters Elizabeth’s opinion towards Mr. Darcy, and turns the story around in a way that this company
No matter what happens or what is thrown at Maya Angelou, she will always rise. Maya Angelou goes into details in stanza one by allowing her heart and soul to proclaim that nothing and no one could abuse her or keep her down. People will talk behind your back and spread whatever kind of rumors that they can to bring you down. However, she likes to be seen as a strong person. In the second stanza, Maya asks, “Does my sassiness upset you?” She knows that she will be successful in life.
Estelle is being tortured because she wants a man 's attention but Garcin isn 't giving it to her. Inez 's torturer is Estelle because she resembles Florence, a woman who Inez was attracted to, and the one that killed the both of them while sleeping. She also becomes attracted to Estelle, but Estelle likes Garcin instead, which tortures her. Especially when Garcin and Estelle plan to kiss in front of her and do other things they should
I did not have any problems imagining the eye-rolls and hair flips that would go along with Kate’s “I can rule them all” attitude. With similar ways of thinking, Olivia and Kate develop a friendship that is muddled with manipulation and keeps the reader guessing who is playing into whose hand. At points I found their personalities amusing, much like the dramatic flair displayed by the characters in Pretty Little Liars, but at other points I was reminded that the characters fit many expected stereotypes. This includes Olivia’s parent-free penthouse that has a foreign housekeeper and cocktail of pills to help Olivia outside of therapy. The story switches back and forth between Kate and Olivia’s perspective each chapter.