Everyone has dreams to achieve: some people want to be lawyers, doctors, or engineers. However, the only way to achieve those dreams is through education. In the story, The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, both Alicia and Esperanza view education and writing as a way to a better life to achieve their goals, and how through education they can be free from poverty and Mango street. First of all, Alicia is a friend of Esperanza, who because of poverty has suffered numerous tragedies throughout her life, and believes that through education she will be able to escape poverty and become free. Alicia is in a situation where her mother has died, leaving her alone to cope with poverty, and the only way out is through education.
The first theme shown throughout the novel is growing up. One example of growing up is when Scout learns to value even the smallest things in life as soon as her teacher says she can no longer read at night with Atticus. After her first day of school, Scout says to herself, “Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love
Katherine stated “By demanding excellence it would be challenging the roles you were born to fill.” This part was an eye opener for the girls on the illusions on their life they live and what was taught to them. This inspirational film “Mona Lisa Smile” explores the life of women in marriage, education and liberation a an art teacher name Katherine Watson. She changed the lives the the girls they or the faculty did not see coming. Opening up her students minds to think for themselves and not what other people what them to know or learn. Teaching the smartest young women in the country was something Katherine always wanted to do and she did leaving the signature behind.
Ben’s Mother never gives up on Ben’s education because she knows and learned from her own mistakes. She doesn 't want Ben to follow her footsteps, so Ben’s Mother makes it her life goal to make Ben treasure his education. She makes him treasure the education because she only has a third grade education and it came and bit her in the butt. Ben’s mother makes Ben education better by making him read 2 books each week and write a book report about it, But the thing is Ben’s mother doesn 't even know how to read. The result from Ben and his mother hard work payed off, when Ben got into a great college and later on became a famous world wide surgeon.
Finally, the last challenge she faced was the writing competition that she entered, everyone was trying to control how the wild girls were supposed to look, as if they were in the story, consequently, not letting them bring out their inner wildness. Joan’s numerous challenges shaped her into being the tough person she is. Body Paragraphs One of the most strenuous challenges that Joan faced, was going through her parents’
However, when Hilly realizes that it had parts in the book specifically about her, she pleads to everyone how it is “not even about Jackson” (Stockett, 492). This was because they realized the things that they had done and did not want others to think of them that way. This made Skeeter understand that she was playing the long game and was willing to sacrifice some battles to get to her overall goal, realization of the issue and the eventual improvement of
As well as inspiring me as a person, Ashleigh inspires me as a rider too. Ashleigh inspires me to keep reaching for your goals even if they are far away. Some shows if I did bad I will start to cry a little bit and she will ask what is wrong and I will say I didn 't do very well in that class. She will then tell me that we can’t win in every class that we compete in, and that sometimes we have good days and bad days. She will also tell me to forget about that class and to give it my all for the next class.
She was determined to not give up even though she thought about it earlier in the novel. On a consistent basis she faced obstacles that were not common for a girl her age, and she fought threw all of them. She was able to learn from these things and take her experience with her as she became an adult. “Sometimes you have to get sicker before you can get better.” shows us that she understands the concept of not giving up and
Ni kan’s mother pushed her hard. She only wanted Ni kan to succeed but she was being selfish in away. It is like her Mother did not have this perfect life so she wanted to have Ni kan to live the life she dreamed of having. Ni kan was terrible in the way that at every practice she was faking knowing how to play and she knew the man could not hear and did not know any better. Ni kan took advantage of him.
Effects of Mentors on Young Love Throughout Romeo and Juliet, the Nurse and Friar Laurence play very similar roles, as being mentors for the two “star-crossed” lovers, and always being their plan for advise. These two young lovers are out through a relationship that they both end up destined to take their lives. From raising these children since they were young, they were always beneficial to the characters at that moment, but in the end, they were not really helping at all. The constant feud between the Capulets and the Montagues was always a distraction for the families and their everyday life styles, and the only choice for Romeo and Juliet was to go to these mentor figures for help and endless love. Although, the advice they give throughout the play leaves a negative effect on them, and has the two both ending their lives, because of each other.