“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” -Oscar Wilde The two stories Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun they both capture the image that you aren’t always going to agree with your parents. You should always be yourself and sometimes you have to do things to make the ones you love happy. The narrators call out their parents for being selfish and only caring about what they want. When in reality their parents are doing everything they can form their kids. In both Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, both narrators clearly have points of views different from their parents.
presidents have repeatedly led the country into many unnecessary wars to test and prove their core masculinity is highly exaggerated. In her treatment of psychopathic leadership, she identifies machismo as the primary trait of leaders. But there have been instances where even women leaders have been instrumental in leading their country to war. - She also cites masculine characteristics and irrational thinking as the primary reasons behind U.S. interventions all around the globe. But this cannot be the only reason for these wars.
That is the right to vote. Many men during this time had very onservitive views on what a women is allowed to do. They expected very little from them and women were frowned upon for voicing their opinons. Jane Addams changes all that and gave the women the couage and confidence they needed to fight for what they deserve. Some even called her the “key voice of women and a key progressice reformer” (teachinghistory.org).
“Thousands of men and women are demonstrating to fight the idea that what women wear, what they drink or how they behave can make them a target for rape.” This quote by feminist writer Jessica Valenti perfectly explains the main idea of the SlutWalk movement. Rape is an exceedingly common crime in America, and unfortunately, one in which the victim is most found responsible. Society repeatedly tells women throughout their lifetimes that not leaving a drink unattended, wearing modest clothing, not walking the streets alone at night, and much more will keep them safe from assault. Sadly, however, these things don’t prevent rape. We live in a world where rape is accepted as a part of life; where what the victim was wearing determines whether or not the assault took place.
Why do people resort to violence? Why does violence exist at all? Violence occurs everywhere in today’s society whether it be bullying in school or murder in the streets. In the novel, The World According to Garp, by John Irving, the author, through various amounts of characters, displays acts of violence in their everyday lives. Jenny Fields, who becomes known for her autobiography, A Sexual Suspect, thinks and lives ahead of her time.
Ronald Reagan declared war on drugs in 1982, he strategically released media propaganda that gained the public support to fight this new war on drugs. He used a lot of battle words and war cries in his speeches, which led to some over aggressively policies towards a certain group of people, by this I mean if you declare a war, you must have an enemy and America always says black communities are responsible for America crimes. The enemy in this case is every black community in the United States, which also raise a question as why haven’t black communities paid attention to this ongoing war in their own backyard? Raegan campaign came up with two strategy plans in defeating this war, the first was demand reduction, which supports drug treatment programs to decrease the number of illegal drugs consumed on the streets and boost public education to decrease the poverty in America. The second plan was supply reduction, which Reagan and his team preferred because this strategy goes right along with their agenda and fits the “war” theme.
Thousands of people in Afghanistan face tragic and unforgettable incidents, these same incidents are very similar to what Najmah and her family faced. The Taliban is known for prohibiting things that we take for granted everyday, particularly against women and children. Some say “Life under the Taliban was harsh for many. Some cruel rules the Taliban enforced are women are forbidden to work outside of their homes” ( Max Yan ). Women in Afghanistan are looked down upon and are limited to what they can do with their lives.
In the second stanza, Maya asks, “Does my sassiness upset you?” She knows that she will be successful in life. With this being said, Maya goes into deeper details in stanza three, she lets society know that she will always rise up out of her affliction. She feels that society might keep her down, but her nature will rise above and stand against what society is trying to do. In stanza four, she knows that the racist people in society will show bitterness towards her own success. She felt that they did not want to see a black woman rise up and be successful.
She faced death threats everywhere she went. She began carrying a gun everywhere she went, because she would not let people scare her away from what she believed in. As Wells spoke publically about her opinions, news sources spoke of her in positive and negative manners. Well’s was often referenced in newspapers during her time, but today she is hardly remembered for the hero she was. She was referenced
As a child, Malala enjoyed learning and reading outside. Her father Ziauddin owned an all girls school in which Malala attended. This school supported the family and supplied them with money to purchase general needs. Malala lived a normal life until 2007. At age 10 the Taliban took control of Swat valley banning things like music televisions and a year later females attending school.