If you are confident in yourself, people will accept you and the change you want to make. In the beginning, No one knew what to make of Stargirl, she was different she was new but even though people liked her people would often question, “Why can’t she be like everyone else?” (101). She didn’t think much of this until she meet Leo, and that’s when she started to question herself. When making a decision think about what you want not what others want. “I wanted her.
To her counter parts her name was made up which to the general populations defense, it was. Susan’s decision to be called Stargirl is what gave a gate way for other students to treat her differently because did not identify herself as average and she would not stay in the norms of the population. In Stargirl’s identity, clothes also became a statement for her to express herself to the people around her using nonverbal cues. Stargirl thrives on her own, free of labels and social expectations. Susan’s choice of clothes also make her identity hard to define in terms of trendy and hip.
In Don't Give Up The Fight, Ava held back, she didn’t give the bullies the fulfillment they needed to figure out she was hurt. If she fought back, the whole story would have changed. Ava wouldn’t of needed help from a friend and the story would have ended sooner without all of Ava’s suffering and defeat. But, Susan B Anthony stood up to the judges and didn’t stop fighting until she got her way. If she didn’t stand up like she did, she would have accepted defeat, making the women's rights movement even more vulnerable.
At this point Janie’s character starts to develope into a more independent woman who cared less about what he husband wanted and more about what she wanted. “Janie took the easy way away from a fuss. She didn’t change her mind but she agreed with her mouth”(Hurston 63). Janie only verbally agreed with Joe because it kept the tension down in their relationship, and made them look like they were still happy and in love. Hurston uses moments like this to show how Janie started to mature and grow, to realize that's a loveless marriage is just useless fights day after day, and when in higher power putting on a show for the
Over the course of Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet; Juliet has proved herself to be a round dynamic character. In the beginning of the play, was a more independent character and thought about herself only and not another individual. When she met Romeo and married him all her actions were to please Romeo and not herself entirely. Before she would put herself first but not that she is putting Romeo before everything shows how she has changed proving she is a dynamic character. She went against her better judgement and took the potion that could have been actually lethal just to be with Romeo even though they haven't known each other for long.
Her only true friend was her Aunt Baba. However, not many others believed in her so she devoted herself to having excellent grades and getting the teachers’ praise. This made school almost like a safe haven for Adeline where she could feel safe. In her writing and other studies, Adeline would frequently compare herself to the female warrior Mulan, for comfort. Mulan was a brave and courageous girl and acting like Mulan would give Adeline the feeling of being a brave warrior instead of a sad and lonely girl.
She is certain that her daughter’s intelligence will go unappreciated as hers did, and that her daughter’s frivolous nature and beauty will instead be embraced. Daisy presents this controversial line in an intriguing way; she doesn’t directly challenge the values of her society, yet makes certain to point them out. Her words also reveal that the true Daisy is not as simplistic as she seems. Daisy has molded herself to fit the standards her society provides her with. She is a creation of a male-dominated
Hurston reminds the readers that she does not weep because of her race, but rather, she is proud. She chooses two opposing words, “laugh” and “weep” to convey a message that there are conflicting emotions among other. Thus, by repeating ‘weep’ the readers are reminded of the previous sentence, that she does not weep. She is not conflicted with emotions, but rather, she is certain and has a sense of pride. She continues to express her feelings towards her race in, “I do not belong to the sobbing school” (Hurston).
Since, they were not fighting for self respect and empowerment. Mcmurphy passed around the girls knowing they would not mind it. Nurse Ratched however, is a role which is consistent with my view of women in the 1960’s. Since, she was powerful,and did not let the men belittle her. The movie represents the issues of sexism and authority issues.
She has been changed by some degree from this experience, whether she would like to believe it or not. This was a test that in her previous lifestyle she may have never needed to exemplify such strength. She bore witness to a great deal of malicious behavior inflected upon her people and did not lash out to the Indians. Instead, Mary showed great strength by not attempting to escape and biding her time. She also found some of the Indian clothing quite beautiful.