Bend it like Beckham The book “Bend it like Beckham” is a story about an Indian girl named Jess and her fight with the Indian culture, to achieve her dream of becoming a professional football player. How is Jess’ relationship to her family, and what role does football and culture play in the story? Firstly, Jesminder (short Jess) is the main character in the story. She is a big fan of football and dreams to become a professional football player like her hero David Beckham. However, her family is very against her playing football.
A person who is trying to find a goal in life, she chooses a great ability she had in school. While trying to reach her goal, she is like a hard-working wolf trying to reach her prey. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, chooses to be a athlete the rest of her life after winning several awards in highschool, and she goes to the olympics and becomes one of the world’s greatest athletes. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, was one of the greatest athletes i’ve ever seen on TV, after reading information about her online she seems like a great woman and athlete. Jackie Joyner Kersee had a very talented, athletic, childhood.
No other women has been selected to play for the USWNT (United States Women 's National Team) at the youngest age of fifteen while just beginning her first year of high school. Mariel Margaret Hamm was born on March 17, 1972 in Selma , Alabama. She was the fourth of six children and played professional soccer for the USWNT from 1987 to 2004. Mia Hamm is a role model for all athletes because of her hardworking motivation and determination as she strived for winning the World Cup. In 2007 Mia was inducted into the soccer hall of fame which lead her to becoming the best women 's soccer player throughout the world.
And how Nea deals with this events. This story is written with the immature and unreliable 12-year old perspective. These two sisters have grown together all through their life’s, creating a strong bound, and the fact that her family and a “old guy” is taking away her sister is something she can’t stand. In the end Nea believes that she is saving Sourdi from Mr.Chhay and her mother. However what Nea does not understand in all her youth and idealism , is that sourdi does not want to be saved: She willfully accepts her fate and her marriage to Mr.Chhay because she finds financial stability and a secure future.
Now, add moving to a new neighborhood and all these already tough times become intensified immensely. Prior to the move and puberty, Cheyenne was a normal young lady who loved to play soccer and got along with her parent’s. But in a whirlwind of newness all her innocence and acceptance of herself, fly’s right out the window. Perhaps Cheyenne could have handled puberty with more grace, but adding the move and not making new friends quickly left Cheyenne feeling as if she had no options. She lunged into the first group that accepted her and in order to maintain these friendships she had to walk the walk and play the role.
Jess a typical Indian girl who has passion for football. Being raised in a family with a strong sense of culture, jess is unable to achieve her main goal in life which was to pursue a professional career in football, as it is against the traditions of her Indian culture. Every character in bend it like Beckaham symbolises a certain stereotype.
Additionally, in the movie Pitch Perfect, Beca goes to college and her dad really wants her to join a club or sport, so she decides to join the Barden Bellas. The Bellas may have some ups and downs, but they manage to stay together and win the acapella championship. Throughout the movie, the group of girls show many instances where they disagree on something, but through all the arguing they still keep the group together because they realize how much each one means to them. Another movie that has funny and loyal characters is The Fast and The Furious. In this movie, a group of family-friends try to commit crimes and race cars without getting caught or killed, but in the middle of all of it they let an outsider into the group without knowing he is a cop.
“Bend It Like Beckham” is a 2002 British movie of two eighteen-year-old girls from two different cultural background living in London with a passion for football (soccer) and a dream of becoming a professional football players. One of the two girls, Jess Bhamra (Parminder Nagra), came from a traditional Indian family while the other, Jules Paxton (Keira Knightley), belonged to a native British family. Both girls’ mothers did not like them playing football. The movie also shows that the race and gender inequality still exists in today’s.
The movie Whip It is a film about women’s empowerment by use of roller derby and portrayed through the struggle of a young eager 17 year old Texas teen as she goes through the trials and tribulations of becoming a woman. Bliss Cavendar is supposed to follow in her mother’s footsteps as a beauty queen but the odd, silent soft spoken, rebellious Bliss discovers her own path and finds her place in a world full of personality and individualism. Her struggles at the start blossom into confidence and a sense of place for Bliss. For this scene Annalise we will look at the moment that Bliss becomes first mesmerized with roller derby. This scene becomes a turning point for the main character, Bliss, as the tone of the movie changes.
She says “I didn’t ask to be good at football, Gura Nanak must have blessed me”. But her mother thinks that jess’s dream is ridiculous and she is not playing the role of a women according to their culture. This proves that different people have different meanings towards one thing, in this case it is football. Another way that symbolic interactionism was shown in the movie is through the cultural clothing which is microsociological. Mr.Bhamra, being a Sikh, wears a turban throughout the movie.