When she was younger, there wasn’t a lot for a child to do in Tulsa, so Hinton turned to reading and writing at an early age. Afterwards, when she got into high school and started writing The Outsiders, she was already mentally ahead of a lot of the young women and men around her. S.E. Hinton’s book focuses on several teenage boys caught in the unfair social structure of 1960’s Oklahoma. More than one of the characters in her story are going through the same unusual mental superiority as Hinton was going through at the time.
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. Since the beginning of the story Nea believes that she is saving or protecting Sourdi from the expectations of her mother and Mr. Chhay. The mother and the uncle have fix a marriage with an older man named Mr.Chhay. Sourdi is a young girl that has a boyfriend name Duke, But her mom really dosen’t cares what Sourdi thinks or wants. So Sourdi meets Mr.chhay and she feels uncomfortable in the
A Discourse Community in Mean Girls What is a discourse community? According to “The Concept of Discourse Community,” it’s a “discourse operates within conversations defined by communities, be they academic disciplines or social groups.” In other words, it is a group that has goals or a purpose and use communication to achieve that goal. In the movie Mean Girls there are many examples of discourse communities but I’m going to focus specifically on The Plastics. The movie Mean Girls is about a sixteen year old girl, Cady Heron, who has recently moved from Africa to the United States, and is attending public school for the first time. Her first day of school was not the best, but on her second day of school she meets Janis Ian and Damian Leigh who start to guide Cady into high school by telling her about different groups (cliques/discourse communities) in the school, including the Plastics, which is made up of Karen Smith, Gretchen Wieners, and Regina George.
The outsider is a book which was published in 1967 by S.E Hinton when she was 15 years old she started this book and finished it when she was in the high school means 16 years of age. The book is all about the two groups socs and greasers the two groups at that time . pony boy is the narrator of the book he lost his parents in the road accident . He is the youngest brother . His elder brother take care of him after their parents death .they are the member of the greasers apart from many financial disadvantage there is another disadvantage that is threaten by socs who are the rich people of the west side .
Mr. Hooper frightens this woman so much that she would stay alone with him for the world. At the end of his services all the kids wouldn’t enjoy him anymore and the adults would try and avoid him and go home. “Even on his deathbed, Hooper adamantly refuses to remove the veil so that as ‘a veiled corpse they brought him to the grave’
Imagine sitting in math class, and just not being able to pay attention. The teacher is talking about something that will be very important, yet focusing still seems utterly impossible. You feel hungry and longing for something interesting, but you aren’t allowed to have the one thing that can help your situation; a piece of gum. Unfortunately, many schools don’t allow chewing gum on school property. Focus decreases and grades become lower as a result of gum’s absence, and many students lack gum’s dental benefits.
After Emily’s fathers death a man named Homer Barron walked into her life, and lest just say he wasn’t feeling the exact same way about her, or any other woman in that matter. As soon as Emily felt as if Homer didn’t feel the same because he hasn’t proposed to her she jumps into an unpredictable state of mind. Emily poisons Homer because she refuses to let him abandon her. Miss Brill I basically living a lie. She tries to avoid the fact that she is isolated.
This can be seen when Holden cannot keep his relationship with his girlfriend Sally. He can't communicate with anyone and feels that the only person he can even relate to is his sister Phoebe. Holden cannot function as a normal part of society because of his hatred towards all "phonies", which he believes everyone to be, an example from the novel is, "Even the couple of nice teachers on the faculty, they were phonies, too," (Salinger,
23 This shows that Huck can’t stand it for very long to be under someone’s roof with rules that keep him in line. Civilization seems boring and unnecessary to him. He dislikes it so much, throughout his adventure he has to lie his way through every situation he gets into. When he had to lie about being a girl so he could get the news in the town and he talked to the lady in the quiet house
The three themes that seemed to be present throughout the book were sadness, love and family. “The Perks of being a Wall Flower” displays the changing moment in a teenagers life, when they finally become of age and start experiencing new feelings and their newly found freedom. The first theme that really stood out for me in the book was sadness. We see Charlie, a 15 year old teenage boy who had recently lost his best friend Michael and, incidentally his favorite aunt, Helen, who died in a car crash on his birthday. Charlie, now having lost his best friend, is rather