With the use of these three rhetorical strategies, she can get the reader to comprehend that every girl has the right to an education. Throughout the novel, Malala utilizes influential ethos while talking about how difficult it was for a girl to attend school in peace so that the audience will believe her story. For example, in the novel Malala states “The trips from school became tense and frightening, and I just wanted to relax once I was safe inside my home”. (Yousafzai,pg.62) This quote is included so that the reader will be able to perceive how she and the other girls felt while trying to obtain an education. Also, her purpose of
Persepolis Reflective Statement In the graphic novel Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi incorporates the theme of rebellion throughout the novel. She emphasizes that rebellion is key to her coming of age story and is important to everyone’s coming of age story. The first sign of rebellion is when she wants to be a prophet, women didn’t work, let alone become prophets, she establishes in this moment that she was different from everyone else. Her parents play an important role in her rebellion, they encourage her to rebel, to be “avant garde” (6/1). For example, they buy her nikes, and jean jackets and allow her to reveal hair out of her hijab, they are pleased with Marjane wanting to be modern rather than a fundamentalist woman.Growing up I rebelled, I did so in a positive way I disliked to go outside and play like other kids, I enjoyed going to school and learning unlike the other kids.
That was problem, English” (246, “My First Free Summer”). This quote shows what the main character had to do to adapt to her upcoming future. Julia is able to portrays herself in the story, as a young girl, in which she talks about her experiences and struggles learning English. Julia displays the rough life of immigrants that must face obstacles to succeed in
Satrapi later described herself as announcing, “‘With this first cigarette, I kissed childhood goodbye.’ Now I was a grown-up” (117). The word “kissed” suggests that there is a friendly departure between herself and her childish ways. She has kindly left her old ideals behind because she knows that she needs to become more mature in order to outlive the conflict in her country. The use of the word “grown-up” instead of adult represents how Marji is not only more mature, but her experiences have forced her to actively grow and create a new home, adulthood. Satrapi depicts herself alone as an individual making the struggle to develop herself.
The Distance Between Us, is a 2012 memoir of the iconic contemporary female Mexican-American author Reyna Grande. The memoir centralizes on the life and perspective of young Reyna watching her family drift apart from one another, and how she perseveres through tough situations. By reading through the eyes of a female, the readers are able to understand the innocence of a young girl, to watching her grow up to become a mature woman with values in comparison to her mother. Each female character represents different values of showcasing a strong female character. A prominent character that best
Throughout the book Malala uses pathos to get the reader to see her point of view and to get the emotions of the readers all stirred up to feel sympathy for her and anger towards the Taliban. For example during their takeover Malala remembers when “Fazlullah had set up a public court to enforce his edicts, and his men were now flogging or killing policemen, government officials, and other men and women who disobeyed him” (Malala, 48). Malala was appealing to the emotions when she included this into her story, she wanted the reader to feel her pain and what she witnessed. Another example of pathos in ‘I Am Malala’ is when one of her father's closest friends got shot his name was Zahid Khan (Malala, 124). Just like her father, Zahid Khan was an outspoken opponent of the Taliban but it just so happened that he was the unlucky one to be shot.
“What's wrong with the world, mama, People livin' like they ain't got no mamas” This verse illustrates how this generation of people that act off of impulse as if they have no home training or morals being reckless in the decisions that have lasting consequences that not only affect the individual but others as well. Overseas, yeah, we try to stop terrorism, But we still got terrorists here livin' In the USA, the big CIA The Bloods and The Crips and the KKK. This verse talks about all the violence that happens overseas like the feud with Iraq but more so the feuds that we have on the day to day basis: Gang violence, senseless killings over drugs and crimes the actual harm that we cause to each other. But if you only have love for your own race then you only leave space to discriminate and to discriminate only generates hate and when you hate then you're bound to get irate, yeah Madness is what you demonstrate. In this verse it talks about the tolerance and open- minded; we must have for everyone and not just our own race because to do so only leads to prejudice discrimination.
Saddam Hussein did not know how to civilly operate with others around once he rose to great power; so he was forced to use his village mentality where violence is the rule of law, thus leading to his intense and irrational cruelty. Some would like to argue that it was actually his Hussein’s realization that such power existed that corrupted him. They think that he wishes to return Iraq to a historical age of glory. But the real history that is important is that of the beginning of his life. In the essay Bowden recounts an interview with a journalist named Saad al-Bazzaz in which al-Bazzaz discusses the root of all of this evil.
Rebecca Myers Professor LaKeya Jenkins English 102-80 2 June 2017 Short-Fiction Essay In Julia Alvarez’s “Snow”, an immigrant schoolgirl named Yolanda is experiencing her first time in New York. Her catholic school teacher, Sister Zoe, is a kind woman who is dedicated to teaching Yolanda the English language. As time progresses, Yolanda learns of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Not only does Yolanda have to become accustom to a new environment, she also fears the threat of bombs and must be prepared for a catastrophe. In the short story “Snow”, the author symbolizes the word snow by showing that the protagonist, Yolanda, feels a sense of fear and joy through first time experiences as she adjusts to a new life in New York during a time of crisis.
Lastly, similar to Iran, brutal methods of torture and persecution were relied upon. Anyone who even posed interference with the maintenance of the Party’s absolute rule was tortured until their loyalty to Big Brother was unquestionable and reintegrated into society. This is not unlike Iran, under Saddam Hussein’s rule, as Saddam Hussein relied on torture to reaffirm beliefs of the government and only once that was accomplished could prisoners walk