For instance, Zitkala-Sa writes in her memoir that she felt embarrassed when other parents and their children would look at her since she was a Native American and they would take notice to her blanket, which for the white children, was a strange thing. She recounts how she cried over being tossed in the air by a women, not realizing that this is what
The depiction of “an ugly sweater with red plastic buttons and a collar and sleeves all stretched out like you could use it for a jump rope”(42-44) presents a rag used and poor. Forced upon her, Rachel sees such a garment as a reduction of herself, lessening her worth. This occurrence can be seen as a window into the real world of a minority, constantly repressed and burdened with issues never asked for. Cisneros utilizes such issues to push Rachel into the unforgiving ocean of the real world, all through an ugly red sweater. Invading, “the red sweater’s still sitting there like a big red mountain”(70-71), a mountain blocking her view, unable to see past such a hindrance that she is properly engulfed by.
After she entered her math class, everyone started to look at her and giggle, because her nose was red, her shoelaces were untied and she was sulking. She was controlling her tears from rolling down her cheeks. A brave and angry voice startled the bullies in the class, Goldie thought, it was her friend Samantha, finally someone had decided to take Goldie’s side. The voice said, “Stop bullying my friend, people, and start minding your own business,” Although it was a rude thing to say, that’s what the bullies actually deserved, because they had already troubled Goldie a lot. Samantha entered the class and gave Goldie a friendly and protective smile, which made Goldie feel a lot more comfortable.
Mrs. Dubose is very mean and cranky she is so ill that she needs nurse at her home to look out and take care of her, this is why she is always so grumpy and she is addicted to morphine. Morphine is always probably on her mind and gets irritated fast over little things such as a girl not
Unhappiness in One’s Life Can Lead to Finding Phoniness in Everything Else; The Catcher in the Rye There used to be a tall, mean bully in Pre-K that I went to school with. Everyone was scared of her because she was bigger than everyone else and she always made fun of her classmates. She would make mean comments about the clothes we would wear and the things we would do. One day, she made fun of my pink velcro shoes and claimed that they were for babies.
Her eyes filled up with tears and she let out a sob. As the children stood there watching Margot cry, they didn’t know what to do. “Uh, look Margot, we’re sorry. We didn’t realize how much the sun meant to you,” one of them said sorrowfully. Even Margot knew that was a lie because the sun was all that she talked about during school and in her poems.
The same little girl would also only sit next to the paraprofessional as well. Now that I have been there for a while, when I leave she starts to cry as well because she doesn’t want me to leave. Bundle with Energy is another part of stage three that I have viewed.
There perfectly painted faces make me so mad, and there skinny jeans don’t hold a match to my leggings. But, overall, it’s what they say. Last year, on my walk home, I had a very bad experience that made me hate them even more. The fear and humiliation they put me through was so unexpected, so awful and cruel. I was petrified the whole walk home, and in the end, the cause of my fear was shocking.
You could feel the nerves and anxiety of all the girls as we waited impatiently for the sign to drop and hopefully reveal our numbers. At that moment, all of us felt the same. Doubting ourselves, yet hoping for the best. I looked over at my roommate I had for the week as the sign fell before I looked at the sign. She immediately started crying and I looked up and did not see her number nor my number, but ultimately I knew my number was not supposed to be up there that year.
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is a novel regarding Melinda Sordino, a 14 year old girl, who gets raped at the end of summer party. Melinda ends up calling the police, causing all of her friends to absolutely despise her. The story begins as Melinda arrives to her first day of 9th grade friendless, receiving dirty looks from everyone in the halls. Her once happy personality, entirely transforms into the opposite. “I cry to let everything out” Initially, Melinda befriends Heather, a new girl to the school, but later Heather realizes that Melinda being her friend ruins her social reputation.
Carla Joiner American Literature Block 4 11 January 2016 Conversion is narrated from the point of view of the main character and protagonist, Colleen. She is a student in her senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, an all-girls Catholic school. As a junior student at Beaumont School, also an all-girls Catholic school, Colleen’s experience is slightly relatable. At the beginning of the school year many students had much stress. The effects started off with crying randomly in the middle of class.
In the short story Eleven by Sandra Cisneros Rachel clemonstreats her multiple years of her eleven years old self two important times. One time Rachel asks less than is three because she has a sweet shirt that is not hers. She don't want the sweatshirt the sweatshirt is not her but she don't say anything. The teacher put on her deck and the teacher tell her to put it on.
Synopsis: In this chapter the protagonist, Mary Anne Bell, comes to be with her boyfriend Mark Fossie during war. When she first comes over she is a very innocent girl, but at the end of the chapter she is violent and addicted to war. Figurative Language: #1- (simile)“And over the next two weeks they stuck together like a pair of high school steadies.”