Grief is a difficult subject to write about. Especially when wanting to write about the life of a teenage girl after her sister 's death. Jandy Nelson, author of The Sky is Everywhere, tells a heartbreaking story about life after death. Unlike many young adult novels, The Sky is Everywhere talks about serious problems that many teenagers face. Nelson crafts a perfect story that is inspiring and tragic.
Gabriella Montez’s primary stereotype is the “nerd.” The first time Gabriella is seen, she is reading a book. This is a common indication used throughout the film industry that leads viewers to make the assumption that the character in question is introverted and intelligent. When Gabriella transfers to a new school, it is made clear that she is in fact academically talented. She is referred to as a “freaky genius girl” and “an Einsteinette.” Gabriella is almost immediately recruited to be a part of the school’s prestigious Scholastic Decathlon Team. “Our Scholastic Decathlon team has its first competition next week and there is certainly a spot for you!” Another common stereotype attached to Gabriella is the “new girl.” This stereotype
Throughout the City of One Cournos clearly illustrates how her history of having her attachment figures disappear or seemingly abandoned her made future relationships difficult. In rich and painful description Cournos describes the emotional walls she had built around herself and the anxiety she faced in new relationships. For instance, she describes the detachment and numbness she felt during her first marriage that ended in divorce which is summed up in the following quote, “By the time medical school ended we’d agreed to call it quits. I guess I should have married a man instead of a role, but I was too detached to know the difference” (Counous, 2006, p. 165). When she married her second husband, which turned into a healthy relationship, she describes her intense intermixing of both happiness but also fears.
She suffers traumatic experiences that she lives with for the rest of her life. Pecola’s parents Cholly and Pauline Breedlove always abused each other in front of Pecola and her brother, Sammy. This leads the kids to not understand what love really is. In the beginning of the novel, Pecola only has two friends out of all of the kids in the city because everyone else abuses her for no reason. She lives with her friends named Frieda and Claudia and the friends mom.
Throughout the story, it portrays her struggle, a woman that wants to free herself from an abusive husband. Slim, the main female character of this movie faced the common dilemma by woman around the globe, domestic violence. She was violated by Mitch, her own husband that once was so lovable. All she did was demand an explanation from Mitch regarding Darcelle. However, he refused
Because of this incident, she is considered to be “tainted” and to have brought great dishonor upon her family. Since she refuses to kill herself as per tradition in her culture, her own cousin Cemal is ordered to finish her off in Istanbul. However, Cemal can’t get himself to do it and therefore decides to run away with her and never return to their village again. On their journey Meryem’s character is questioned by
Through the long and impactful novel Lyddie, by Katherine Paterson, a 13-year-old girl was forced to leave her family and beloved home that she loves. Due to her distant mother 's decision to sell her off to a mill because of problems with money. Also, for the actions of her husband who left the family in search of good mines. A troubling family goes through many setbacks to hopefully unite the once full family the Lyddie once had. Lyddie should sign the petition because she works long hours with little pay under the watchful eye of the overseer who could be classified as a child molester.
This is thoroughly seen by following Nasan (Irina), throughout the book. She lives through both customs and is equally suppressed in both. After witnesses her brother’s death she was unable to do anything about it. She wanted to learn how to shoot an arrow accurately and ride horses, however because of her gender she is not taught those skills like the men are. Then she is forced into a marriage with a Russian because of a truce her father wants to create.
She was an unwanted child to the family because she was the fifth daughter and the seventh of nine children. With the fera of her daughter also suffereing the pain of dowryless bride, her mother wanted this child to be killed. As a girl child she was almost given up to death, just to free her from the problems of marriage. But she survived that incident and from there it could be seen Jasmine had the capacity to struggle, survive and portray her true self. She was told by an astrologer that she will be a widow at the age of 17.
This fear always disturbs Seena and her elder sister. She narrates, “One day the driver of the family where my mom was working and who were instrumental in making my mom sick came to our house, he gave some soft drinks to my mom mixed with drugs. He tried to give this to me and my sister too, but we did not take it. The condition of my mom was very bad that day. We all got very much terrified.