In the book Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda gives a really good example of character development throughout the story. Melinda just starts her freshman year at high school. Over the summer her and her friends went to a party and Melinda gets raped by a boy named Andy Evans and ends up calling the police, she didn't tell anyone why she called the police, causing her friends and everyone at the party to reject her. Melinda’s only friend is a new girl named heather. Melinda gets depressed and starts expressing her pain through stuff like biting her lips and her nails, and not talking.
Ethan began showing his affection towards Maddie subtly, beginning by shaving every day, then he slowly started by enjoying their walks together, it then got to the point where he eventually convinced himself to ask to go sledding with Maddie “Would you like to come in and coast with them some night” (Wharton 28). This shows the building relationship between them even when they all still live in the house creating tension. Finally towards the end of the book Ethan wants to buy something for Maddie in Dennis eadys store, even when she refuses he continues to make a scene in front of other people in the store. another bad decision of Ethan was letting his passivity get in his way of happiness not sticking up to Zeena, then not planning a way out of his marriage.
Om day 259 their relationship takes its first major hit. Summer and Tom are at a bar and Summer gets hit on. The man is harassing Tom and Summer and eventually Tom and the other man get in a fight. Afterwards Tom and Summer get into an argument about their relationship, Summer says they’re just “friends” Tom yells back “I say we’re a couple” Tom them storms out. Summer comes over to Tom’s house in the night to make up, the next morning Tom and Summer talk about their past relationships and the two seems good but the issue of labeling their relationship is not settled.
This protectiveness pulled Cory from going to college by play baseball. Cory and Troy have a big fight because of this. Troy not allowing Cory to play baseball could be seen as a bad act by Troy, but it can also be seen as a good act. Not allowing his son to achieve his dream was bad, but protecting his son from the discrimination by society was good. This dilemma of not being able to decide absolute wrong or right is a perfect post-modernist thought reflected on the play.
Tiffany eventually agrees to go on a date with Danny alone, but when Danny takes her to her door, Tiffany's brother, Frank and a skinhead gang viciously beat him. Ba who is the grandmother in the family, finds out about Sang Le's money and finds out it comes from the ‘jobs’ given to him by the gang. She makes Sang Le to promise to leave the gang and return the money. He agrees, and the next night he stays home with Danny after the leader of the Cobra gang tells Sang Le to meet him at the billiards hall, if he still wants to participate in the gang's activities. Sang Le resists going, but later Danny lets him go to the store a block down to buy cigarettes.
And Esperanza and the girls are so much more older than nenny and there maturing. And all they care about is their bodies and Nenny is focused on being a kid still. Also, since Esperanza feel as though she is grown up, she starts making decision on her own, and she starts having these urges/feelings. Like what it would be like to have a boyfriend and etc. So one day Esperanza goes to a carnival with Sally and while there they run into some boys.
Sam and Pilar from a young age had naturally assumed their parents not wanting them together due to racist beliefs of the other’s culture. However, it was much more than that. As Sam throughout the movie searches to get a better understanding of Buddy Deeds, he learns his father had a long time mistress to which most of the town knew. To make matters worse, his father’s mistress is Mercedes Cruz, Pilar Cruz mother.
Mikayla has been afraid of clowns since birth. Her older brother Miguel used this weakness to his advantage by scaring her every chance he got. He would use any opportunity he could to scare her. She could be doing homework, washing dishes, or even using the bathroom, she had to watch her back at all times. Miguel’s friends were over one night planning the epic scare on Mikayla.
The story is fairly objective; the narration is really where the audience gets to learn about the impact of slut shaming. The main character is a teenage girl named Olive Penderghast. She lies to her best friend about losing her virginity; the whole school gets word of this and she suddenly becomes very popular. She then lies about having sex with her friend Brandon so he will stop being bullied for being gay. Brandon’s friends then bribe Olive with gift cards so that she will say she has had sex with them too.
They could say that George could have rescued Lennie and ran away from the ranch like he did in weed. This is wrong because George couldn’t live a life of running and saving Lennie from all his mistakes. George wanted to settle down on his own ranch, but he couldn’t do that with Lennie messing up all the time. The opposing viewpoint could also say that Lennie was too good of a worker to be killed. But this is also incorrect because it doesn’t matter how good of a worker he is, if he keeps getting them kicked out of wherever they are.
C-Note jumps Beebee and Sudhir gets involved in the fight. Ms. Bailey warns Sudhir to stay out out or he’ll get himself killed. Sudhir then begins to side with Ms. Bailey and begins helping her with food drives for the building. Sudhir is faced with the challenges of telling the police about the voilence or going to jail, he then tries to find other option. He spends the next good portion of the book helping young girls out in the building but is baffled by the fact that there mothers think he’s sleeping with them.
In this article Rebel Wilson, an Australian comedian, is being called out by Black Lives Matter activists. At the VMAs the comedian attempted to joke about people having problems out of the police but how she dislikes police strippers. She went on to say that she is tired of the injustice, after telling the story of how she hired a police stripper for her grandmother’s birthday and the back massage only lasted for an hour. DeRay Mckesson went on to say “When’s the last time you heard a Holocaust, Sandy Hook, or Columbine joke at an awards show? Exactly.”
Have you ever been in a situation that you know what the outcome is and you know that it’s bad but you still do it anyways? In the book “The Other Wes Moore”, the Other Wes was headed down a path of drugs and getting in trouble with the cops. On pages 112-113 one day Wes was standing on the streets when someone came up and asked them “Do you guys know where I can buy some rocks?” (113), Wes knew that he looked suspicious and everything he knew pointed out to him that he was an undercover cop.
I’ll take it out of you.” (Ch. 5) He continued to go to school because it made pap mad, although he didn’t like it because he preferred to not be civilized. He ran away when pap kidnapped him, partly because he was sick of getting beat and dealing with his dad’s alcoholism, and also for the reason that he just wanted to be free.