While everyone in town believed the crying teenage girls that claimed witches were upon them, Rebecca Nurse used logical reasoning and claimed that they were acting just like regular teenage girls. Reasoning through tricky situation is a skill I also possess. Through the beginning of ninth grade I used reasoning to make new friends. Many people wanted to be my friend, but some of those who did told lies about people that I had been talking to in order for me to give more of my time to them. I disregarded the lies and today some of the “bad people” are now my friends.
English M102: Literature and Composition 19 September 2016 Character Analysis Essay “Saving Sourdi” by May-Lee Chai “Saving Sourdi” by May-Lee Chai, discusses the transformation from childhood to adulthood. This short story involves two sisters, Sourdi and Nea, that are complete opposite of one another. When reading “Saving Sourdi” I instantly perceived Nea to be an impulsive child who isn’t afraid of confrontation. It doesn’t seem like Nea is trying to prove herself to anyone and appears to be very stubborn. While reading this short story, Nea, is genuinely concerned about her sister.
The quote shows how it was not just a national problem; it was a problem for everyone- including making a ten year old girl feel self-conscious. What makes this stand out from the others is that as far as the reader knows, she has not done anything wrong. She also has no clue as to why people are being discriminatory towards her, hence why she has to ask her mom. What she has yet to learn is that
Girls and Boys both have fears but yet the girls are the ones who are most likely to be approached with the question : weren 't you scared? The author asked a mother how she treated her children and she said: “she cautioned her daughter much more than her son.” Caroline Paul states “girls are less likely than boys to try challenging physical activities” do to the fact how girls are raised. Taking risks is important and nobody 's saying injuries are good but girls are supposed to be treated and raised
Since Helen is deaf and mute, Kate finds it difficult to converse with Helen. Kate, desperately, needed help with Helen because she found it difficult to control her daughter.Annie, a student, who comes to assist Helen sees something amazing in Helen and wants to help her. Annie thinks that Mrs. Keller is really nice, but when she gets in the way of Helen’s
The media is sexualizing woman and in television, the internet and books. Hans provides a convincing argument with supporting evidence and strategic organization of her article. Her creative and bold titles add empathies to the argument such as, “Sexy’s Not About Sex, It’s About Shopping”. Hanes has a young daughter herself and contains a background in play therapy her use of pathos is strong in this article. Hans believes the media has an oversexualized view of woman for example, Mother of a 3-year-old little girl Mary Finucane has claimed her daughter has “stopped running and jumping and insisted on only wearing dresses” (Hans pg.
In Kirsten Greenidge’s Milk Like Sugar, the protagonist, Annie Desmond, struggles between falling into the toxic cycle of teenage pregnancy that surrounds her and her desire to seek out a better, more fulfilling life. In the course of the play, Annie takes many actions that help drive the plot. A major Action What occurs when Annie confronts her mother. Annie claims that her mother does not take the time to hear Annie out: “You say you got words in you but you don’t even listen. What kind of mother don’t want to eat with her own kids?” (Greenidge, 59).
In Ella Enchanted, the main character, Ella, has been given a curse by her godmother, Lucinda. The curse makes it so Cinderella has to do everything she is told. Cinderella’s stepsisters use the curse against her and make her do things that she would not do because of her good nature. In Ella Enchanted, the glass slippers are used in a different scene than most Cinderella myths. The slippers are stolen by Ella because her sisters
The strain is simply too - too hellish,” (36). Larsen uses words provoking anxiety and horror to give the reader insight into Clare’s mind when she thinks about pregnancy and motherhood. She uses the words ‘died’, ‘terror’, ‘fear’, ‘dark’, ‘risk’, ‘strain’, and ‘hellish’; which are all words associated with danger or negativity. In contrast, Irene enjoys being a mother and always thinks about her children when making decisions. She feels motherhood is a strong life-long responsibility that can definitely be stressful, but is worth it in the long run.
BEST PARAGRAPH At the beginning of Oates story, Connie is viewed as a young girl with no cares in the world except for the idea of having physical beauty. Joyce Carol Oates wrote that Connie would “look right through her mother” because “she knew she was pretty and that was everything” (323). By including this, Connie is seen as a self-centered girl who only wants people to speak to her if she will make sure they drown her in compliments. She refuses to retaliate to her mother because her mother just doesn’t understand the “hardships” she has to go through to look attractive. The idea of blocking everyone out helped Connie build her self-confidence.