Maunica responded well to the intervention. Maunica continues to make progress towards her goals. Maunica stated, that she used to handle her anger, by yelling, running away, call 911, using profanity and arguing. Maunica stated, that she journal, do not talk back, and talk about what cause her to get upset. Maunica stated, being accused of something she did not do, being called names, talking behind her back, being treated unfairly and being embarrassed.
In the heart of Cajun country lies a small town named Mamou. No one would ever imagine this small community could be a bastion of hope for people who are suffering from the disease of addiction. If you live in the central part of Louisiana living a life caught up in addiction, you need to be aware of the treatment resources in your region. You may not be ready today, but there will come a time when you realize it 's time to "get on with living or get on with dying." The world hopes you choose living and treatment.
Do you remember a time you had to keep a huge secret? In the novel Marino Mission we meet alexia who is in Nicaragua for the summer with her mother, and is now on a clandestine adventure with her friend Jose. Alexia’s mission is complicated,and it exudes secrecy because Alexa didn 't tell her mom, the mission being on a military base, and the dolphin losing her As you know, Alexa and her friend Jose and searching for a baby dolphin and hasn’t even told her mom. Alexa and Jose have reason to believe that that the baby dolphin named Pucas is at Puerto Marina, but in order to be sure they have to give the dolphin a DNA test, and she needs help
"Never Marry a Mexican" by Sandra Cisneros is the story of Clemencia the daughter of a Mexican immigrant. The story demonstrates the culture surrounding Mexican family values, and the hold that still has on Hispanic families living in America. It embraces a stereotypical idea of a traditional Mexican family where the dad works, and the mom stays home and raises a houseful of children. It is the false image that in the Mexican culture a woman having a family is the only thing that counts. While it is based on those core values it is seen from the one person point of view of Clemencia and how those values mold her life.
Maria Mendoza: She is a round and static character that plays the role of Senator Mendoza’s daughter and Emilia’s younger sister. Maria stays static throughout the novel because her emotions and thoughts on other characters continuously change as the story progresses. Youth 0 to 6: Maria is an outspoken character who is able to voice her thoughts and emotions. Some may come across as rude, but she’s always thinking about the wellbeing and safety of others. For example, while Matt was being held in captivity by Rosa, the maid.
Have you ever been suspicious towards the government? In the novel Marino Mission, we meet Alexa who is suspicious of what the government is doing to dolphins. Alexa’s mission is complex. The mission exudes secrecy because they investigate illegal activity, have only precarious information, and are keeping it a secret from Alexa’s mother. Immediately, Alexa’s mission is clandestined because she is basically investigating illegal activity.
Approximately 6 million Jews died in Hitler’s concentration camps. The only way to comprehend this horror is through hearing a survivor’s story. Art Spiegelman 's comic book, Maus, guides the reader through Vladek’s firsthand experience in the Holocaust. The author retells Vladek’s story exploring the themes of identity, fear, power dynamics, imprisonment, horrific nostalgia, and how the past shapes the future. The use of imagery, framing, and wording explain the underlying themes in the story.
In the short story “ in-glish” by Christina Tang-Bernas. It’s where the main character was young enough to learn english and to get rid of all the lingering Chinese accent. Also wondering if there was any Chinese still with her as she listens to herself speak. As she was on the playground she would try and say things to the other kids and it wouldn’t turn out how she wanted it to be. She wanted to take placement exams for math, and english, but the front desk person only asked about the english exam.
Maria’s friend Lucy, who she met from being under the same circumstances had her troubles flying to New York. Lucy had a drug pellet that ruptured inside of her, furthermore was incompetent to get hospitalized; when they arrived to New York. No one cared for Lucy other than Maria. Lucy was un-able to fight in order to survive and perished. The drug dealers refuse to give the money to Lucy’s family.
Always try to find the theme of a story. In the stories “La Bamba”, written by Gary Soto, and “Medusa’s Head”, retold by Olivia Coolidge, the themes compare like peaches and plums. However, the characters, Manuel and Perseus, and their personalities, contrast like apples and oranges. In the story, “La Bamba”, Manuel, the main character, is proposed as an average person, and looked like others in his community.
Why in America, if you put a white male in an uniform with a gun, is he considered a hero? David Masciotra, author of You don’t protect my freedom: Our childish insistence on calling soldiers heroes deadens real democracy, uses various rhetorical strategies; primarily appealing to ethos and pathos. He denounces those who join the armed forces, because not all of them deserve or have the right of being titled as “hero”. He utilizes ethos by using renowned figures all from different backgrounds to depict credibility in his argument. Masciotra also appeals to pathos through his usage of imagery and diction.