The system ignores the significant issues of inner-city schools and students are not motivated to succeed because they feel like they are not good enough or smart enough. The students that don 't end up dropping out of school usually end up graduating only knowing if they’re good at school or not. As the transcendentalists believed, schools should teach and embrace individuality among students. This would help students to find their niche and be happy with their jobs and their lives in the future. The American Educational system does not help prepare students to become successful
After the Walls moved out of their grandma’s home in Welch they moved into a rotting house that they could barely afford because they had very little money the rotting house had no indoor plumbing and was also located in Welch. Dad believed that there was enough land at their rotting house to build a Glass Castle so Dad had the kids dig a hole. After the kids dug the hole Dad fills it with trash and the hole they dug up for the Glass Castle was used as a dumpster even after that the kids still forgave him. I believe that if I were the kids and I worked that hard to be lied
We all grow up and change, sometimes we try to forget everything we were taught. Dee is trying to be something she is not for the sake of being higher up. She changed so much that her sister and mother don’t recognized her anymore. She doesn’t understand African or American culture and she just want to take all the family possessions to store them and show them off. Her name was special and she changed it for a name that really has no meaning she even got that wrong because it means nothing.
Since Tubman was young at this time, she was cheap labor. Being noticed as cheap all of her life caused Tubman 's self-confidence to fade. She had started to realize that the only reason she was so easily sold out was because of her price tag. At one point in her life, she was sold to a mistress to become inside help instead of helping out in the fields like the rest of her family. Rit, her mother, was ecstatic that she was being chosen to go inside.
She looked at her peers and saw how they will become exactly like their parents or worse before they even had a chance to realize or think about planning out their future. A clear example of this is Newt Hardbine. He was not able to continue in high school, but, instead had to work in the tobacco fields alongside his father. Newt then married a girl from the town, simply because the girl, Jolene had the opinion of “why the hell not” instilled in her by her father who shamed her for being a slut. Taylor knew from a young age, that this life was not for her.
But the Socs are rich, while the greaser are poor and some don’t even have a good education because a couple dropped out of school to work and or they didn’t like school. Then the attitudes of the characters because in The Outsiders they have to act tough and mean no emotion towards the Socs showing that they are the alpha of the streets. But in Romeo and Juliet the groups they cannot fight around or in the houses of the very upper class families or else the family will be blamed for the death of whomever. The behaviors between the two books is very different. The characters in the Outside the have less manners because none of them respect each other at all because when they have the chance the gangs will strike like cobras
One prime example of learning of out struggle was when the mother gave Jeannette 200 for one summer. She believes that she can make it work, if she works more. But eventually her father asks her for money and she gives in to the temptation “I pulled my head back. Giving him that money pissed me off. I was mad at myself but even madder at Dad.
“Enrique feels he would rather be with his mother than get the money and the gifts she sends.” 26, Enrique’s journey, Sonia Nazario. This immigrant boy called Enrique says he prefers to live in poverty rather than not having his mother at his side. After reading the book Enrique’s Journey, I have learned that is not worth it for a mother to abandon her children just to follow the American dream with the illusion of provide a better future for them. Broken homes causes many problems in our society, particularly, abandoned children grow up with low self-esteem and resentful feelings, they choose bad companies and they often consume drugs or alcohol.
Because an introvert “enjoys solitude,” they are generally frowned upon at school and are looked at like there is something mentally wrong with the individual. Although students who are introverts tend to have better grades and test scores than extroverts, teachers still try to “get them out of their shell.” In Arnold Henjum’s article, “Introversion: A Misunderstood "Individual Difference" Among Students,” he states that “Many well-meaning teachers and parents try to mold the youth into socially outgoing individuals without understanding the
Poverty also led the Lacks 's family to injustice for them and their mother 's cells because they simply couldn 't afford a lawyer. The book says, "So in attempt to get Hopkins to give them what they saw as their cut of the HeLa profits they made handouts about Henrietta Lack 's family being owed their due, and gave them to customers at Lawrence 's store". This illustrates that although Lawrence and Sonny couldn 't afford a lawyer, the next best thing was to spread the word, and also shows how they just had to make do with what they had. Rebecca Skloot shows how poverty was a major problem for the Lacks 's family in, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks". Ranging from medical problems to being an easy target to having injustice.
“Creon is not strong enough to stand in my way.” Antigone said this while talking to ismene about her plans to bury her brother. She is saying that Creon, the king of thebes, can not stop her from following her morals and burying her brother. Antigone is the daughter of oedipus who is also her brother. In the story antigone’s suffers the loss of both of her brothers, oedipus and polyneices.
Oryx and Crake Debate In Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, the character Crake is the hero of the story due to his action to rehabilitate humanity. Hero according to dictionary.com is a person noted for being courageous. Courageous being a person standing up against the evil. Crake stands up against the evils of society that is corrupted by corporations and the state of nature of humanity. Crake’s ideas parallels with Hobbes's idea of the state of nature of humans which states that humans are inherently malevolent.