I love everything about medicine. I don’t think I would like to do anything else." Madelynn is very fond of the career path she has chosen, which is the most admirable thing about her. Coming of age is a young person's transition from being a child to being an adult. In this interview we learned about Madelynn's journey through the process of coming of age.
Doyle that “She was, like a mother, easier to annoy than please and, like a father, careful to display authority. She always mentioned ‘rescue’ and ‘courage’ and ‘kindness’ ”（ Choy 200-201）. Thus Miss. Doyle was Sekky’s life mentor who guided him to pick the right way that he should be kind, justice and brave.
Malala Yousafzai is a fearless woman that has touched many girls hearts with her love for education and girl’s rights. Based on the timeline on the website, “Malalafund.org,” Malala was born on July 12, 1997, in Mingora, Pakistan. She grew up in Swat Valley, sharing the love of education like her father, Ziauddin Yousafzai. In 2007, sadly, Taliban militants (terrorists - bad people) took control over Swat Valley. The Taliban banned many things.
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.
In My Antonia it is Antonia, a girl, who ultimately prevails over the land, not her father who loses himself and his life to it.20 By choosing to have Antonia be the prevailer of the land, Cather is putting forth a new concept of heroism. When Antonia, Jim and the other immigrant girls first see the plough it is “magnified by the horizontal light [...] heroic in size, a picture writing on the sun. ”21 Not only does this suggest that the plough writes the future for the farmer, which it does, but its description follows straight on after a discussion of Coronado’s adventure in America, thus suggesting a new idea surrounding notions heroism. Once Antonia is grown and becomes the hero of the land, the parallels between the new hero, ‘the plough’, and the future hero, Antonia, become apparent. From the plough that writes on the sun, to a girl with eyes “like the sun shining on brown pools in the wood”22, it is Antonia Shimerda that works and achieves success from the land, and whilst “she does manipulate the environment in order to render it productive,”23
Medea’s appeal to the woman of Corinth is poignant, powerful and above all, convincing. She uses her genders natural role as child-bearers to tear down the belief that women are the weaker sex. Medea states, ‘They say that we live a life in the house without danger, while they ﬁght with spears. They think wrongly. For I would rather stand in the line of battle three times than give birth once.’
In the movie, Mulan’s leadership was portrayed through her actions in the movie. First of all, she planned to take her father’s place to be a soldier after she saw her father suffering from the body illness and her mother feels sorrowful that her husband has to return to the battlefield. Hence, she gave up her woman identity and be a man to fight for her family without announcing them. She cut off her hair which means a lot to the people in the past, and full armed that show her determination. Then, she manage to organize the scattered soldiers by proving herself.
She gives me the courage to do things I once feared. She helps me enjoy the things I love. She provides me with all the love and compassion she can give. My mother is my role model. I could not imagine a world without her; someone who teaches me good from evil and wrong from right.
My second nominee is; Nellie Mcclung. "She was spirited, she was amazing, she was effective," afew commonly used words to describe Nellie McClung. She was a female activist, One of Nellie 's best influences was her mom. Her family 's influence was not a doubt the reason she became an activist. Her mom thought that every child had the right to an education, and her hole family encouraged her to learn all she could.
Or maybe it was just that new parents were always boastful with their first child. For all of Lorena’s childhood, she was surrounded by the love and support of her parents. She quickly grew to be a beautiful and happy child, which her parents were proud of. Despite not being the most rich people in their neighborhood, Lorena’s parents did everything to make sure their daughter was proud of who she was and what she achieved. The push in school came from her parents because
When she was alive women were treated unfairly by men and people were still judged by the color of their skin and the South had slaves. Clara was born on December 25, 1821 in North Oxford, Massachusetts. She lived on a big farm, went to school in a one-room school house, and she helped around the house by doing her chores. Her parents were Sarah and Stephen Barton, she had two sisters Dorothea and Sally, and two brothers David and Stephen. Before Clara went to school she was tutored by her brothers and sisters in subjects such as spelling, arithmetic, and geography.
Her innate sensitivity allowed her to be a non-conformist and see opportunities that allowed her to grow and love herself. In her article, “Me the overly sensitive child” Lamott feels that although she did not always see the advantages that her thin skin provided her, she was eventually able to use it to her advantage and gain “wisdom and self-knowledge” because of it (Web). My point in this paragraph is that Lamott used her innate sensitivity to experience everything that life had to offer and grew as a person because of it. I would back up her opportunity seeking with her participation in the women’s rights movement which allowed her to develop standards about how she would allow herself to be treated, her success in the corporate world, her openness to friendship, her time in the wilderness, and in her willingness to