Being as naïve as a 15 year old girl, Arnold "Fiend" is able to lure her out of her house and into his car. Inspired by a true story, this piece is a twisted tale of manipulation and pure evil. Connie in this transitional stage from girlhood to womanhood, looks to her jealous mother for guideance she will not receive. Joyce Carol Oates in "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" illustrates that the innocent and naïve will often get taken advantage of. In "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been", a 15-year-old girl named Connie struggles with living up to the expectations of her parents.
In the book Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda gives a really good example of character development throughout the story. Melinda just starts her freshman year at high school. Over the summer her and her friends went to a party and Melinda gets raped by a boy named Andy Evans and ends up calling the police, she didn't tell anyone why she called the police, causing her friends and everyone at the party to reject her. Melinda’s only friend is a new girl named heather. Melinda gets depressed and starts expressing her pain through stuff like biting her lips and her nails, and not talking.
“Common history has painted Annand her young peers as selfish, vicious fakers who fueled the witchcraft trials out of boredom or spite. This portrait, however, is somewhat flawed as it appears that in Ann’s case at least, the parents of the afflicted must have a strong influence with the child, as did the other adult accusers. Initially, Ann was fed names by her parents and minister”(-Minerdescent). The girls that were tricked into believing that the accused were guilty were most likely convinced that this was pious and that God wanted them to accuse the innocent. Or the girls might be influenced by their religion, reverends, and ministers.
One of Connie “trashy daydreams” “Where are you going, where have you been” is a short story written by Joyce Carol Oates in 1966 about a young girl 15 year-old girl named Connie. In the story Connie is boy crazy and very into her looks. She is young and beautiful and because of this her relationship with her mother is strained with jealousy. She is left home alone one day while her family goes to a barbecue and a man by the name of Arnold Friend pulled into her very long driveway and tries to convince Connie to get in the car with him. After saying no, Arnold continues to push her and say disturbing sexual things and eventually she goes with him, because if she doesn't then he will kill her family.
Mean Girls is a comedy full of memorable quotes, amusing characters, and lots of laughs for the audience, but what many people may not realize is that this movie includes psychological concepts such as role schemas, diffusion of responsibility and front and backstage effect. Mean Girls is about a girl entering a public high school for the first time after being homeschooled all of her life. While discovering herself throughout this life-changing event, she gets involved with a clique called "the plastics" and many games begin to unravel. This movie shows very amusingly yet real-life examples of psychological concepts that can help people recognize them in their everyday lives. Role schemas are defined as the norms and expected behaviours of
“She was fifteen and she had a quick nervous giggling habit of craning her neck to glance into mirrors or checking other people’s faces to make sure her own was all right” (Oates, 259). Connie didn’t like being compared to her sister June by her mother and felt as if her mother only thought that she sat around all day daydreaming about boys. The only good thing that June did in Connie’s eyes was go out with her friends, which justified Connie being able to go out with hers. Connie would lie about going to the movie with her friend and they would end up going to hang out with older boys at restaurants and in allies until her friends dad would pick them up. One night Connie spent 3 hours with a boy she had met eating at a restaurant and then down an alley to hang out with
Sizuku Analysis Sizuku is the main character of this film, who is fourteen years old and in third grade of junior high school. Because she has a bright personality, she has many friends and a deep trust with them. On the other hand, she is lazy as she doesn 't do the things she 's asked by her parent as soon as possible. And in this movie, she has to take the lunch box to her father, but she leaves it the shop which she drops in on the way to her father. She is also a careless person.
A strange and stalker wanders up to a fifteen year old girls house, trying to convince her to come along for a ride. The girl does not want to go, and knows it can only end in doom. Temptation is a part of the evil. “‘Now, these numbers are a secret code, honey,’ Arnold Friend explained. He read off the numbers 33, 19, 17 and raised his eyebrows at her to see what she thought of that, but she didn't think much of it.” Many people believe this story relates to religious beliefs.
The girls become acquainted with a disease that is causing other girls of St. Joan's to act unnaturally. Howe’s purpose of the story was to relate the St. Joan's students to the girls of the Salem Witch trials. The themes reflect the impact of adolescent opinions on the public. The girls find themselves in a frenzy when their friends claim to have conversion disease. By playing the blame on others they are able to make sense of what is happening to them and gain attention.
In 2010 I was a zombie cowgirl for Halloween.I went trick or treating with my mom and my brother,Antone.We started trick or treating at our friend's house,then we went up the hill.I was seeing shadows, I was very scared that night, that weren’t there.The seven year old me was not ok with the night. After, we went back to our friends house to switch out candy. When we got there, there was at least ten kids there. My friend had came to trick or treat with their families too. Finally, we were ready to leave but when we started to back up we heard CRUNCH.We hit someone's car.We got in a car accident, it wasn’t to bad, no one got hurt.While I started to think of the dangers of the situation(that's what I do) it started to rain.We sat in the rain waiting for someone to help us.My costume was messed up, my makeup was running down my face and then the scabs were gone.By now I probably looked like a real zombie.