Brothers and sisters can shape a person's ideas, and even their own personality. Their influence can dictate their perception of the things around them and how it might differ from others. Those new ideas can be beneficial, but also detrimental. In the novel In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez tell a compelling story about the Mirabal sisters who rise up in a time of cruel dictatorship from their government. In the Dominican Republic, a leader named Trujillo oppresses the people of the country hurting everyone who happens to get in his way.
There are so many things wrong with this procedure, starting with oppression and discrimination against women. On the article we read in class about Genital Mutilation, there was a nineteen-year-old girl from Togo, who had to leave her home country in order to scape her reality. Her name is Fauziya Kassindja; she was the daughter of a small businessman named Muhammed. When Muhammed was still alive, he expressed his opposing beliefs towards said tradition. However, her father passed away and because of hostile relatives, her mother had to leave her house.
England the birthday place of many talented artist, queens, and kings like Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth 1, and King Henry Vll. Who wants to find out who is the longest ruling Queen of England is? Yeah, you heard me, a queen and not a king. Queen Elizabeth ruled England for 44 years! She's important in history because she changed the course of history by killing her cousin, which by the way a friend of mine in the same history class as me is doing......@Brenna Riley Mayberry.
(Source C) Decades after artist Mendieta’s death one of the first protest against men committing violence against women took place after the kidnapping, rape, and impalement of a 16-year-old girl. 100,00 people took to the streets Argentina to protest. According to the article every 36 hours one women is murdered (source C). the cry of the artist, such as Kahlo and Mendieta, for something to change is finally being acted upon with protests and much more impactful ways then they had in their times. “This is a march against femicide.
He ruled Dominica Republic for over thirty years, in which he did as he pleased, murdering supporters of the opposition, constructing monuments in his honor and “in 1937, he went so far as to orchestrate the massacre of thousands of Haitian immigrants” (Biography.com Editors). The Mirabal sisters carried a normal life, came from a middle class home, got married and had children, but they were concerned about the way life was headed and were tired of living in fear, one of the reasons why their father passed
Quickly after his death Nasan, without time to properly grieve, was forced into questioning. When Nasan goes to speak to her parents about her brother’s death, which she experienced firsthand, they instantly blame her for his death. Bulat, Nasan’s father, says, “’you had no business in the woods. Confess! Girei left the fortress because you talked him into it.
Marjane parents often attended political protest and they supported the revolutionaries when they had a chance. Her uncle Anoosh fled to the U.S.S.R because the Iranian authority believed t he was a spy. Later she got close to her uncle and he was executed and she was very devastated. Marjane at a young age wanted to fix community inequalities and make the world a better place so the elder would not suffer. Although it is hard for her to do that because the bombs falling on Tehran and killing her friends and family.
This was in the period of the Holocaust where an evil dictator named Hitler would murder innocent Jewish families for his own twisted self. He would take paintings and possessions from Jewish families, and then sell them for absolutely nothing just to prove that they were worthless. In an attempt to remove degenerate art, Hitler, a failed artist, would go to great length to rid the world of modern artwork, artists, and museums that didn’t meet his anti-Semitic standard.
For instance, “Hitler committed suicide in his Berlin bunker on April 30th, 1945” (Axelrod 2). Adolf Hitler was a Nazi politician, and some believe he alone is to be blamed for the Holocaust, even though the Nuremberg Trials proved many others were guilty as well. When millions of people are killed, and one person that helped gets away, it is hard to be content. In addition to Hitler, “Goring was sentenced to death by hanging but two hours before his execution the “last renaissance man” committed suicide, taking a cyanide capsule he had managed to smuggle into the cell” (Catherwood and Horvitz 3). He had been tried and sentenced to death at Nuremberg, but instead of taking his punishment he rebelled.
One of the biggest experiences I have gone through in my life is my sisters and I being foster care our whole lives. Our first time being in foster care was when I our mom left us over our grandpa’s house while handling business. While being over my grandpa house we played games, laughed, talked and baked cakes. The neighbors and he all of a suddenly our grandpa got into a big fight and the neighbors called the police out and made up lies on my grandpa saying that he was being loud and invading their privacy and miss treating us. The polices was very mean we watched them beat our granddad we stood there crying and begging the police to don’t take him away.