"Speak" To Me A teen named Melinda Sordino comes to high school feeling depressed and lonely. Her school friends hate her because she called the police during a summer party. However, no one knew that the reason she called was because she had been raped by Andy Evans. She refuses to speak to anyone about the events that took place. This novel connects to many teens who do not have the confidence to speak up for themselves, like Melinda.
Dr. Emerson and Mason take Laila back to TroDyn. When they get there, Mason’s mom stops them. She tells Dr. to stop and to go no further, which leads Mason bringing the girl into TroDyn (Bodeen Ch. 10-11). This event creates suspense because Mason and Laila didn’t know that they would be going in Tydon by themselves.
The bell rang and as soon as I got out my stomach suddenly flipped on me and I started to throw up in the trash, thank god nobody saw me other than my art teacher Miss Noof I mean I wouldn’t like to be called “Puke Girl” for the rest of my elementary years. The look of worry in Miss Noof eyes was sincere none of the teachers genuinely care about their student like Miss Noof did but the way she rushed to help me and took me to the nurse’s room made me realize how much did she really care about us. I kept on throwing up in the nurse’s room I remember my poor mother who was at Qatar university at that time insisting on taking me to the hospital because she knew deep down that it was
Melinda gets depressed and starts expressing her pain through stuff like biting her lips and her nails, and not talking. At the end of the story she finally found her voice and was able to stand up for herself. In the beginning, Melinda didn't talk to anyone, barely even to her parents. She says, “I have tried so hard to forget every second of that stupid party and here I am in the middle of a hostile crowd that hates me for what I had to do. I can't tell them what really happened” (Anderson, 28).
Wang had many options and never chose to use the good ones. She had the chance to save her grades and herself by asking for help. Wang never tried to get help and as a result, her principal kicked her out of school. In summary, Wang’s issues are mostly her own fault. Some people such as her principal or father caused some of her issues.
The author makes no note of Maddie understanding Samantha’s situation, suggesting that disabilities are strange or outlandish. Samantha also thinks that if she tells Stuart, then he would leave her and she’d be “down to no one”. This insinuates that Samantha’s disease would create an unpleasant personality for Samantha, which furthers how disabilities are represented as an exclusion from society. Finally, Samantha had just blanked out (a symptom of NPC), and lost her National Debate Competition:“And then you realize everyone else is inside, being normal, and even your family can’t stand you and you are completely and utterly alone” (98). Samantha blames herself, or more specifically her disease, for
She did not know the spells or the magic, so gave Joan all she had of care and courtesy and hard work.” (Pg. 59, 3rd paragraph) Also, she doesn’t give up and overcome obstacles. Even though Alyce runs away because she failed to help Emma Blunt give birth, she regains her confidence when the rich merchant’s wife was laboring at the inn. In the book, it states, “Alyce backed out of the cottage, then turned and ran up the path to the road, she didn’t know why or where. Behind her in that cottage was disappointment and failure.
In another situation, a girl’s mother did not believe in God and would not allow her to her to pray. One afternoon, she took her friends out to the shed, told them to kneel down, not to tell her mother, and then she prayed. After the prayer, one of her friends went to the girl’s mom and told her. The mom then questioned her daughter. The girl kept trying to avoid the question, but finally gave in and told the truth.
Even before Karen told them she was a lesbian they made a comment about how it would look wrong for her to be at the booth for parents night and how they do not want her with that crowd. Karens father ignored her for days and even on her birthday he did not give her the traditional Yellow sweetheart rose she always gets. Karen got getting her yellow sweetheart rose represents her father not claiming her as his daughter like before. Her father was not comfortable with her being Lesbian and he did not know how to react. When parents night came along her father opened up about his feelings towards her being a lesbian and
Kate the Great Literary Analysis In the short story Kate the Great by Meg Cabot, Jenny proves that you should stand up for yourself. Jenny had so many hopes for her first babysitting job but it all changes because of her former friend Kate. Kate and Jenny were friends in middle school, but it all changes when the reach high school. So one day, Jenny received an opportunity to babysit the Weinmanns. She was having a peaceful time babsitting Molly, but out of nowhere Kate and her friend Patrick.
Donna had texted Shanay and her friend to come home. When they got some Donna had asked where they were. She stalled at first because Tyrone was supposed to come to her house and return the bracelet that she had dropped. Finally she told Donna that she had to go finish homework and she went outside to her porch to wait for Tyrone. After waiting for 20 minutes she had got mad and started talking to herself in a mad way, but little did she know that Tyron was hiding behind the tree so nobody could see him.
The first essay I chose to read was called I Am in Dementia Prison with My Mom, Janet had no prior knowledge or understanding as to why her mother’s health, mind, and thought process was deteriorating. She couldn’t come to terms with her mom being mental sick and when she did she had help and support from her entire family. The second was titled Transferring Mom was New, But Restlessness and Inactivity Kindled her Agitation. Against her and he husband better judgment she took her mom to the store. I believe she did this because she did not want to tell her mom no, as a caregiver, especially to a loved one sometime following your intuition and saying no can be difficult being I may feel like you are taking away their rights as a person.
I heard the Judge blame Jamie, not the mother, for not performing visitation. The Judge did say that Jamie’s needs would change, while completely ignoring the actions of the mother that have led to the alienation. The mother sat there smugly as the Judge let her own daughter be blamed. The actions of the Judge that day combined with her older daughter’s justified desire not to be anywhere near her mother has emboldened the mother leading to her complete lack of meaningful cooperation with the Parenting Plan. 8.