Okita makes a hard hitting reaction by placing it to be an epistolary poem. This creates it to be in the form of a letter and makes it even more grasping is that it is in the point of view of an innocent child who cannot understand why she is being treated so harshly. She is naive to the world as Okita describes her further, “I am a fourteen-year-old girl with bad spelling/ and a messy room,” (6-7). She is only a child still who goggles over boys, still learning how to use chopsticks, and has a messy room. Yet, she faces the worse in her life as society turns its back from her and causes hatred to rupture in her existence, where even at school she is upset as Okita writes, "You're trying to start a war," she said, "giving secrets/ away to the Enemy.
Why is To Kill a Mockingbird banned? Many people have come to realize that the award winning To Kill a Mockingbird was banned and challenged countless times. Although there are several offensive scenes in the book, very many people are outraged that their child cannot read this award winning novel. The question is, why is this novel banned? By examining the profanity, racial content, and references to rape, it’s deemed inappropriate for teens to read and is banned from several school libraries and lessons in school.
Hester adores her daughter; however, Pearl serves as a constant reminder of her sin. Between the scarlet letter and her own daughter, Hester is reminded daily of the evil she has done. Pearl is born as a result of sin, therefore, she is undoubtedly forced to deal with her mothers’ sinful decisions. Due to Hester’s adulterous sin, Pearl is born into the world as an outcast. The Puritans taunt her by saying, “Pearl was a born outcast of the infantile world.
Name: SUMAN MUKESH ROHRA Student I’d: U1104492 Novel Title: “Ten things I hate about me” Section C Answer A. the main social issue allocated in the novel is about racism and culture difference. Jamie’s dissatisfaction with the lack of freedom and hates her Lebanese Muslim identity and her name Jamilah. She is scared from people by thinking that they will not like her if they know she belongs to Muslim family. The author describes the situation that occurred in the novel clearly shows how racism makes someone so complicit that a girl needs to hide her own character in her school days. For an example Jamilah explains, “I have hidden the fact that I am of Lebanese Muslim heritage from everybody at school to avoid people assuming if I keep a picture of Osama Bin Laden in the shape of a love heart under my pillow” (Page No.
Adelina portrays both the despicable and honest powers that exist in a common society, such as being judged by her appearance and true identity. Adelina Amouteru had suffered discrimination her entire life because of being a malfetto, survivor of the blood fever with markings, and this caused fury and fear to develop on the character. Her father and the rest of the society thought malfettos were “demons” that should not exist. This type of racism is a display for the many times the world has shown hatred to different races such as Apartheid or
Identity is perceived differently in “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes, “Won’t you celebrate with me” by Lucille Clifton, and “Identity”by Noboa Polanco; yet all different interpretations of the announced word agree that one’s identity defines an individual. Through these multiple poems, different aspects of identity are explored through various literary devices to further reveal its true definition. While in one poem, race does not contribute to one’s identity, in another, it is argued that your race defines you as an individual, while the third poem argues that individuality and uniqueness is best. According to the Merriam Webster dictionary, identity is defined as “the distinguishing character or personality of an individual”, and all three poets can agree upon
After Edgar is forced, he puts on a different descise. "Nothing" is mentioned as well by being repeated about what can be said by the daughters. The words are echoed and are incorporated by the fool. Mentioning there are nothing left, but the two parts that are given to someone else and him having nothing else. Lear said awful things to his daughter about an evil child.
Through the novel, we can see how Gilead negatively affects the psychology and mentality of the handmaids that makes them to give up to the system and brain washes them. One example is Janine. She is rejecting her victimization and ignorant of her own victimization, Janine looks revolting, pathetic, and distressed. For example, Offered describes Janine as pitiful since she tries to fulfill Gilead’s roles. She describes her how she throws herself into the testifying and feels arrogance in describing her rape story and abortion; subsequently, feels guilty when she had done nothing wrong.
Shame is another issue Kill la Kill takes head on with the use of school uniforms. Japan is often called a shame culture as much of the negative emotions Japanese feel are due to shame. There are a variety of reasons Japan is a shame culture, one being that many people are afraid of making mistakes or being different from the group (Ishizuka). The promotion of Japanese shame culture within Kill la Kill can be seen spear headed by the clothing conglomerate president, Ragyo. Within the series Ragyo describes conceptions of the body and the shame people feel about it.
Bullying Is an act from someone who believes they are superior to another person hurting them by damaging their reputation and destroying their confidence. Andrea Gibson illustrates an image of her being bullied in her acclaimed poem “A letter to the Playground Bully from Andrea, Age 8 ½”. She wants to end the tension between her and her bully because of his verbal abusiveness towards her. She uses repetition to highlight and resolve her complications, healing her sorrows by writing this poem. She uses repetition to reflect the speaker's young age and confusion about the circumstances she's been put into.