The absorbing idea in this story was, not judge a book by its cover. We see this show out throughout the story like when everyone thought that Billie was this strong and emotionless girl. So they treated her with awful comments every day but she pretended to be fine with comments soon they got the better of her and she ends up crying. The needed to understand Billie for a person rather than her appearance. This also showed that even the toughest looking person can be hurt awful things that said them or being done to them.
In the story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaide shows that the authority figure’s advice is having a negative impact because she’s forcing the girl to conform to social norms. Throughout the entire story the speaker is reading off a list of things the girl has to do. The only time the speaker brings up a fun topic she turns it into something negative when she says “don’t squat to play marbles- you are not a boy, you know;” This is telling the girl that she cannot have any fun because she is a girl. Telling girls to act in a certain manner can affect their self esteem in a negative way. When someone is forced to conform it is a rejection of individuality which leads to a lack of respect and appreciation for that person.
Little Women is a literary classic that is full of unique and complex characters, each with their own distinctive personalities. One of the more well known characters is Josephine “Jo” March. Jo is considered to be infamous due to her nasty animosity which she has difficulty controlling. Throughout the story, Jo struggles to handle this turbulent anger; an anger which causes her to make many mistakes. In chapter 8 of the novel, Jo’s anger leads her to make a mistake which not only affects her, but also her younger sister Amy.
She grows into this girl who is rotten. She does not obey Islam, she begins to not obey her parents, and she causes trouble in her school. Marjane can be compared to spoiled milk. She starts off her life being good, but then over time becomes sinful and rotten. Satrapi demonstrates this idea of loss of innocence a lot throughout the book.
At first Mrs. Turpin does not understand why Mary Grace, the ugly girl with the acne, keeps on looking at her. She thinks that “the girl might be confusing her with somebody else”. However, at the end of the story, Mrs. Turpin finally realizes that the Mary Grace attacks her because of her arrogance towards other people. 6. Mary Grace 's Human Development book is a psychology textbook that was used in psychology classes.
For example, in the first few paragraphs, we get a hint of how Connie’s mother is constantly nagging and complaining about how vain she is and how she is nothing like her sister. Speaking from a logical standpoint we can say that this negative backlash from her mother is upsetting to her, as it should be for any normal human being. Since she is receiving such negative attention in her home she goes out to seek “positive” attention. Her mother’s continuous praising of how great Connie’s sister June is, and how much better she is than her can be draining and irritating. Connie could just be going out to get the praise and attention that she needs or “deserves”.
Franny tries to play the role of a good girlfriend listening and paying attention to what her boyfriend Lane has to say, but there bickering at one other cause Franny to argue with Lane on how she hates people that are phoniness and just wants to fade into the background and be a nobody. Throughout the story Franny 's comments on how a person has to act a certain way because of the social standards that are set. She spends her time in the story abiding by the standers and commenting on them causing her to have an emotional breakdown. The Breakdown that she has connects to Shoshana Felman 's What Does a Woman Want? and Franny 's actions connect to Judith Butler 's Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory.
First off, Father Flynn is being victimized by the fixated principal Sister Aloysius. She accuses him of inappropriately having relations with a child. Every action Father Flynn makes, Sister Aloysius seems to have a certain reprisal for his decision. Sister James, the history teacher for the 8th graders realizes that Sister Aloysius is adjudging Father Flynn’s opinions and calls her out on it: You just don’t like him! You don’t like that he uses a ballpoint pen.
In the book warriors dont cry by melba pattillo beals melba is successfully facing racism she faces many situatons including abuse both verbally and physically while being denied help from teachers and administrators melba has to learn how to deal with her enemies and people who mean her no good while facing these triaLS SHE ALSO HAS TO LEARN TO CONTROL HER emotiond and feelings as a teenager And a female however even though melba has to go to a place where she surrounded by people who hate her she still relies on her courage ,righteousness,and faithfulness to get through her times of injustice
Jealously In “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston, Hurston sees jealously as a flaw in the African American community and on a personal level as inhibitor that clouds a person’s actions, thoughts, and judgement. Throughout the story, Hurston touches on jealously in how it makes people act and how it’s an ugly characteristic to have. In the beginning of the story when Janie is reminiscing about her childhood, she talks about a young girl named Mayrella who used to bully her. “Dere wuz uh knotty head gal name Mayrella dat useter git mad every time she look at me. Mis’ Washburn useter dress me up in all de clothes her gran’chillun didn’t need no mo’ which still wuz bettter’n what de rest uh de colored chillum had,” (2, 12).