Based on a short story "Girl" by Jamaica Kincaid, a mother in this poem tried to give her young daughter with all the good advice on how to live a fulfilling life in society, so she can be growing up and becoming a woman. Even though, she still young, and her mother is very worried about her daughter can be lead a bad situation about sexuality in her personal life. More than that, she was linking many objects to the topic of sexuality to dare her daughter Jamaica such as “squeezing bread before buying it” and “don’t sing benna on Sunday school” (Kincaid 172) because Benna Antiguan folksongs is a symbol of sexual and it was forbidden. Thus, the mother always repeatedly uses the word "slut" with her daughter to address all the problems in her
Even though the book tells a sad story, the use of logos makes the book a staple in raising awareness of human trafficking. Using experience, statistics, and reality, the novel instills both urgency and fear in its readers. The main character, Lakshmi, relates to a specific group of girls on an age level, yet her life does not relate to the Western lifestyle. The girls reading this book do not garden cucumbers on a hillside or tie aprons tight around their waist to evade the pain of hunger. McCormick writes to young western girls because they are the next generation women that both care and can make a difference.
Michelle Rhee explains the rough life of Maria in El Salvador with the MS-13 gangs, the loss of her aunt, and the struggle of entering school only knowing one language. This heartbreaking and emotional story line gives the audience a story with which to nekite, stronger than giving the logical appeal of parents not wanting their kids to stress out in school, in Rhee’s article. Kristina Rizga was well aware of her audience in her article helping get a grasp of the readers to join her argumentative side rather than Michelle
An op-ed contributor author for The New York Times magazine, Lisa Selin Davis writes about the struggle of what her daughter has to go through on a daily basis due to her being mistaken for being a little boy due to the way she dresses. Lisa considers that her daughter is just a tomboy and not a transgender as you could tell by the title. Since the question gets brought up everywhere she goes, Lisa has become frustrated because she doesn’t want her daughter to have to go through the taunting at school when she knows for herself that she is, in fact, a girl. I will be analyzing the key elements of persuasive writing in the article that I chose. The author 's kairos is that she talks about this topic is being brought up at her daughter place
This is shown when Malala constantly stands up for girl’s education and does not back down. In I am Malala, recalling an interview, Malala writes, “We are really sad the situation is getting worse. We were expecting peace and to go back to school. The future of our country can never be bright if we don’t educate the young generation. The government should take action and help us… I’m not afraid of anyone.
Aunt Alexandra shows care for her niece and nephew because she worries where the children have gone. She nearly faints when Calpurnia finds Jem and Scout at the trial. “I didn’t think it wise in the first place to let them (go),” Aunt Alexandra utters bitterly to Atticus when he returns home from the trial. One of Alexandra’s main goals as mother is to keep Jem and Scout innocent from their society as they grow up. According to Aunt Alexandra, adolescents do not need to listen to racist remarks and talk about rape.
Many may argue that To Kill a Mockingbird should be banned from being taught in schools. A topic in To Kill a Mockingbird that could be used to ban the novel is rape. Throughout part two Atticus gets assigned to defend Tom Robinson on a rape case. Scout, Atticus’ daughter, was a young lady with many questions throughout the novel. She always wanted to know all she could about everything.
A young girl, an artist, and a computer professional is an unlikely trio, differing in background, culture and purpose, but they are bound through their common outreach in breaking the silence, challenging authority, facing oppression and its concomitant consequences, still ultimately speaking out against power that humans should be treated as humans. Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani girl who has been active against the Taliban as a BBC blogger since she was 11, the youngest laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize at age 17, wanted to be a student. When the Taliban forbade girls to go to school, while most girls submitted in fear of their authority, she stood bold and adamant in her belief that it was her right to receive education. She continued to attend school, until the Taliban sent men to stop her school bus and shot her in the head. The Taliban is a fundamentalist Islamic society active mainly in Afghanistan, recruiting poorly educated youths from refugee camps and religious schools as members.
She is not only intelligent in school but recognizes and can take care of real life situations in a knowledgeable manner. Her second grade teacher even recognized this. At one point of the book, she was told to stop learning. “Miss Caroline told me to tell my father not to teach me anymore, it would interfere with my reading.” Her teacher didn’t want her to learn anymore, when teachers are supposed to encourage as much learning as possible. Finally, Jean Louise was an extraordinarily thoughtful child.
Since her mother warns her from being a slut she tells her about a medicine that would ‘throw away a child before it even becomes a child”(Kincaid, 470) which suggests that the mother did not trust her daughter and feared that she would become a ‘slut’ despite the constant warnings. “You are not a boy” (Kincaid, 470) perfectly sums up the entire story because this one sentence summarizes all the warnings and advice the mother was giving her daughter. In Becoming members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender by Aaron H. Devor it shows that gender is a merely socially constructed and assigned and in Girl by Jamaica Kincaid that is exactly what’s