This representation of Latina women is still today a major problem. The mass media portrays these women as being promiscuous and conscious of their actions but yet have no control over their desire for sex. These women are often conveying, sneaky, and willing to hurt anyone to get what she wants. Not only are grown Latina women portrayed this way, but also teenage Latina women characters as well. In the TV show The Secret Life on ABC Family, which is about the problems teenagers, will endure in their everyday life.
Gang violence has been a problem in society for several of years and is a growing problem each and every day. The youth that is involved in gang violence will have numerous effects upon them that will come soon or later when associated with a group of thugs. Children and teenagers if they still go to school when accompanying a gang, they face the heightened risk of dropping out of school; teen parenthood; be victimized by another gang ; abuse drugs and alcohol; commit petty and violent
As one can see, many mothers in today 's society would not be nearly as picky and constructive as the mother within "Girl" written by Jamaica Kincaid. Young girls almost always look up first to their mother for guidance and instruction on how to be a woman. Although the advice used in this story was used to help the young girl, it was also used to scold her as well. The mother 's strong belief in a woman having domestic knowledge is what drives her to preach the life lessons of a good woman to her daughter. It is through these lessons that she hopes for her daughter to be respected within her own home and by her community as well.
In the book “Cut” by Cathy Glass a 13 year old girl is not getting the love and desired attention she needs. I think that the people in a child's life impact them the most in growing up and making them an adult. Parents should help to shape who you become and how you view life. They shouldn't just leave to better themselves. I feel really bad for Dawn it's really sad whats shes going through and what she does because of how her mother raised her and how she treats her, It's really unfair to Dawn.
In the story Only A, they show single stories lead to harassment which can push people over the edge. There is a woman who all the kids call “man-women.” She is mentally unstable and the children make fun of her. Everyday after school, the kids made a routine to find her and make tease her. At the end of the story, she had enough and ran away from the girls crying because a huge crowd has gathered and started to encourage the girls, which was too much for her.
Quérouil also states that “contrary to their male counterparts, who fight to gain control of a council estate block, those girls get into fights far from their homes and without any financial motivation” (2012). Where the boys try to keep low profiles especially for the police, those girls “want to be noticed, want to be heard, so that’s why they cause a ruckus” (Quérouil, 2012). And this sudden rise of female gangs is noticed in alarming numbers: the number of minor girls involved in criminal offences grows three times faster than the boys’ (Quérouil, 2012). But there is a deeper issue there, which can be noticed especially when the girls say that “violence comes from where we grew up. We have to do justice ourselves because no one else cares” (Quérouil, 2012).
Then the bully eventually grows up and then knows not to bully anymore. In Don’t give up the fight the characters actions gets her to tell her friend about getting bullied. The friend then tells the principle and the bullies get in huge trouble. Helping others is a good them for Making Sarah Cry because. The narrator gets bullied and then Sarah comes in a tells the bullies to stop and she does not expect anything in return.
Caroline slapped Scout on her hand by the ruler. Ms. Caroline is Scout’s first grade teacher, she came from the North Alabama, so she didn’t understand much about the culture and the history of each family in the Maycomb County. On another hands, Ms. Caroline has a high self-esteem and a stubborn woman because she got mad when a six years old kid like Scout got to tell her the situation that she was solving incorrectly. Scout is a resolute person that always try to telling people if they’re wrong without knowing who she is talking with. Jean Louise is still a youngster lady, so the way she freely talks could make Ms. Caroline felt like Scout was trying to taught or being more professional than Ms. Caroline.
To start with, the protagonist of the book, Melinda, is experiencing multiple difficult times in her life like her parents relationship is falling apart, recovering from the rape, and loneliness. Melinda has isolated herself from everyone else for so long, but also since everybody thinks she busted the party, they don’t want to have anything to do with her. As her peers at school bully her by blurting things out at her while she has a perfectly good reason why she called the police, she is afraid to stand up for herself. At the party, she was raped by Andy and didn’t know what to do after it happened, so she called the police in shock.
She lost her identity and became cynical of other people. After her old friends ditched her, she lost a major part of herself. Then, although she did not consider Heather a “true friend”, she was desperate to keep her when Heather wanted to cut the ties of friendship. Going through high school is hard enough, but especially difficult when teenagers have no one there to go through it with. Also, Melinda’s appearance changes drastically over the summer.
Presenting Problem: Leslie is a 16 y/o female who is currently being detained until placement is found due eloping. Also has been demonstrated acting out behaviors, drug use, and association with gang member (which she denies affiliation with any gangs). Leslie struggles with her depression, self-injurious behaviors and association with negative peers. Yet, she frequently makes conflicting statements of wanting to do well and follow her home, school and community rules. Leslie was repeatedly confronted on her inability to be honest, skipping classes, associating with negative peers and substance abuse behaviors.
Clarkston became home for many of refugees all over the world. Clarkston being stuck in its southern ways, many residents raised in Clarkston felt that the refugees changed its community, and some others accommodated to the new sudden change. Noticing the separation, many refugee families stayed to their selves to avoid any confrontations. Coming from war countries which made them flee from their homes, also having to live with these traumatic experiences left many refugees to be self- conscious. Finding it hard to adjust to their new lives in Clarkston Luma helped many families because they couldn’t turn too many residents in Clarkston for help because of their inability to speak English or just because of their ethics.
At this point it is difficult for African American mothers to keep control of their children and their upbringing. Once the mother looses all her control the child will then soon have these ideas that are later harder to change and soon fall in this cycle that most African American mothers try to avoid. Most of the reasoning these behaviors come around is that being a single African American mother is hard enough especially since these mothers started off as teens. Teens mothers are not matured enough to nurture her child and to the mothers who were old enough to bare children, this was something normal for her since she as well was raised in setting of low income. Something that is comfortable and normal to her with her children being raised in low-income household.