Police found controlled substances in her possession. She was arrested and served 30 days in jail requesting drug court therefore a felony was not on her record. This being the reason why she was referred for substance abuse/mental health assessment. Bereavement/trauma/abuse Cindy Lou who reports that she experienced trauma due to emotional abuse by her step mother as a child.
Patricia McCormick wrote Sold, a National Book Award winner. This book focuses on a young girl who was sold into prostitution by her stepfather. Lakshmi thought she was going to the city to work as a maid and help her family earn money. She didn't let her situation get her down however, she stayed positive the entire time she was at the house. One way she passed time was by figuring out how long it would take her to pay off her debt and leave.
For instance, Blabbermouth lost specific rights, such as the ability to wake up and do as she wishes comfortably in her own skin. Not only does she lose many of her rights, but her self confidence too. Lastly, when she concludes to an exposure, she faces the harsh reality from society. Understanding gender inequality puts a significant impact on many people’s lives by educating them on the potential dangers and outcomes. However, eve after seeing what difficulty many people face, will there ever be an end to
Maybe she wanted to intentionally fall from the roof. First, her mom is never around and working all the time. In the book McCreight introduces, “The worst part about their argument was that Kate had then ended up getting home the night before too late—late again, late always—“ (McCreight 12). This evaluates how her mom is never around and is always busy with her
Foster returned the story to the front of the public’s mind, disguising her message as a call to virtue, and artfully crafting her novel to convey her feminist views. At the time the novel was written, conduct books were quite common, and this book could easily pass for that. But, while it does warn against becoming a coquette, it also brings up the idea of love and independence. Eliza chose not to marry Boyer, which while that ultimately was her demise, it also elucidates that women do in fact have the right to choose and control their own lives. Eliza refused to marry someone who would be very stable for her, because she knew there was more to life than that.
Addie had always felt that she was completely alone and made unaware of. When Anse came along, she was more than happy to flee from the loneliness of being a school teacher. She dismisses her courtship with the curt words: "So I took Anse." Her great desire was to make other people aware of her presence. And she felt that only through violence could she achieve her goals.
The killing of her daughter was the way to express this possessive love. So Sethe was possessed by the past and she did not even think of escaping from it. Sethe was trapped in a house with the ghost of her dead baby. She lived in her past and she never moved forward. Nothing can be changed because Sethe did not want anything to change.
During the Great Depression, crime was targeted as grave problem, and while many criminals found imprisonment and punishment, most found opportunity and even success. Prohibition and the Great Depression changed the United States’ strategic needs. Organized crime turned government attention away from outside threats, toward the need to contain highly dangerous criminals within the United States. In 1933, Alcatraz Island was turned over to the Department of Justice to serve as a new kind of prison. Alcatraz’s and McNeil Islands main accomplishments weren’t putting away the most dangerous criminals and keeping America safe.
In the old times, racism is very prevalent. But it is very alarming that even in this modern era, racial discrimination or racist bullying still persists. It is no laughing matter. Racism has enormous effects to individuals such as depression and anxiety, decline in achievement and opportunity in life and worst,
After living in a world with no freedom with only memories of her life before, Offred begins to get frustrated. Once Offred begins to see that even high ranking people in this society break the rules, she begins to as well. Although, Offred knows breaking the rules is wrong and can have consequences she can not continue to live this way. It began with small rules such as women in the red center communicating and sharing names.
In the story of Cryano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand there are many complex characters Roxane being one of the many. Although some claim she is nothing but a love interest it is obvious her character is far more in depth and interesting than she is credited for being. She is a love interest in one sense but also a strong woman and an in depth character who evolves throughout the book. She is aware of what she wants, she is intelligent, and she even shares many traits with the beloved Cyrano.
Love is life and if you miss love, you miss life. The Petrarchan sonnet “What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why” by Edna St. Vincent Millay is a perfect example of a woman who has missed out on love. She has spent years with different men in her bed. She has been left heart broken and lonely. She will spend last years of her life cold and alone.
Most girls dream of getting married in a beautiful white dress with the perfect guy. This dream is made clear in Christine Granados’s story “The Bride”. In this story, Lily, the narrator, describes how her sister Rochelle wants to have a white wedding, yet Rochelle’s dream does not go as planned. Since a little kid, Rochelle has dressed like a bride every year. As she gets older, she talks about how her marriage will be successful and elegant with her beautiful dress and her white guy dressed in tuxedo.