As proof she practiced against her brother who also won the marble competition and her neighbor. In the story her neighbor Alfonso said “Man, she’s bad! She can beat the other girls for sure. I think.” When Alfonso said that to Lupe it shows that she has been practicing because in the beginning of the story Lupe said she would never be good at and sports which means she has been very working hard. What’s more Lupe did 20 push-ups on her fingertips.
This story relates to the quote by Robert Griffin, “Hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to beat.” This quote relates to the story because, when Lupe was talented, and coached herself, practiced harder than anyone I know, and was kind to her rivals, she won the championship without bragging. Woulded you want to be like Lupe. Wouldn't you want to be the role model that is smart, determined, hard working, and
The narrator claims she can never "total it all," all of Emily's pain from childhood, and she mourns that Emily has had to keep too much inside of herself. Finally, the narrator asks the figure from school only to make sure Emily understands that "she is more than this dress on the ironing board, helpless before the iron"
The woman in “The Yellow Wallpaper” becomes ill after she has her first child, a daughter named Katharine. In the text it says, “…and am absolutely forbidden to “work” until I am well again.” (Gilman 1670). She would probably be diagnosed with postpartum depression in today’s world. She is prescribed to not do any work until she feels better. In actuality, this only causes the woman to act more strangely.
Monkey Bridge, by Lan Cao, is a book that goes into the trouble of a young vietnamese women, Mai, trying move past her childhood, to fit into the fast pace culture of America. But she is haunted with the horrors of growing up in saigon during the Vietnam War, and trying desperately to cut herself off from anything from her past life. This would have been easy considering almost none of her old life is like the one in america, but her mother, thanh, is stuck in her old ways and tradition. Because this mother daughter dynamic started to become deformed, and soon mai no longer can spread her feeling toward her own mother and her war stricken country. Lan cao use lots of literary devices in her writing to add more depth and meaning to the reading.she uses a metaphor that not
In the haunting short story entitled “Norma” written by author Sonia Sanchez, Sonia draws the story to a powerful end by vowing “never to agree again”. At a cursory glance, it appears that she is vowing never to meet Norma again. However, a deeper examination reveals that she makes this promise in order to affirm that she will never again agree to the rigged system that transformed an intelligent and promising young woman into a drug-addled mother of four. As the opening lines of the story, Sanchez describes her own personality as a teenager as “... very shy. I walked with my head down, talked with my head down and would have slept with my head down if sleeping had required a standing position (1).”, which highlights the fact that Sonia is too busy attempting to remain inconspicuous to question the status quo.
Squeaky Have you ever heard of a girl who always likes to run? Well, squeaky is one for you. Squeaky is a character in “Raymonds Run” by Toni Cade Bambara who takes care of her brother and she’s responsible for him. She loves to take place in races. She trains every day for the race.
As to show she is a straight A student which to me seems to take a lot of hard work, and Lupe has only missed one day elementary school. Additionally, after she found out she could play marbles, she practiced up to three hours at a time. Along with practicing for hours at a time she practiced shooting, squeezed an eraser, and did finger push ups. “One, two, three…” she groaned.” From this evidence I can tell how hard she worked, and she probably did this every day. This evidence shows that Lupe is a hard worker because she is a straight A student, practices for hours, and works on hard
The loss of Crawley is ceasing her from enjoying life and its making it hard to move on. In the play she says " Avery, I ain't ready to get married now"(page 66). Avery wants to marry Berniece soon, but even after three years of her husbands death, she still doesn’t want to have a romantic
In the 1928 Olympics held in Amsterdam, nine women ran in the first women’s 800-meter run. After finishing it is told that some women had already quit and dropped out before the race was over. Others had finished and were so exhausted that they couldn’t stand. It was deemed that this extensive exercise was going to hurt their reproductive organs. Most of this was a lie.
Franklin 's enthusiastic attitude is a great attribute she has that sets her apart from and makes her better than other athletes. Coaches are willing to continue training Franklin, and help her because of her positive approach through everything she does. For example, her coach "who began coaching Franklin with the Colorado Stars when she was 7" (John Meyer, Denver post article) has stuck with her for over a decade. He has done this because coaches love athletes who listen to them! He realizes that he will see results from the time and commitment he has put in with Missy.
61 worker went to Madison county jail to visit with Rebecca Sheppard for a parent worker contact. Rebecca said that she is leaving their clean and does not wish to do a maintenance drug. Rebecca does want to do intensive outpatient program with Chestnut once she is released. Rebecca does not want to do drug court if I offered because drug court would send her to Bloomington for inpatient. Rebecca does not wish to go to inpatient because she is clean.
Things got more intense. The team has longer practices, and were pushed harder than before. Haley had a starter position, which her coaches admired. Haley was proud and felt like she earned that title. One day during practice she was trying to do a lay up when a teammate blocked the shot, which sent her flying into a mat, and she landed back first into the ground.