Have you ever been frustrated with your parents or parent? In the stories, Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, the both narrators have a hard time making peace with their parent. In both stories, the problems are creating tension between their family, and it’s because of the difference in points of views. Such as the daughter in Confetti Girl, she is frustrated on how the dad is not paying attention to her wants and needs. Also, how she prefers on talking about something meaningful to her than about books.
It is extremely normal for teens to fight and argue with their parents. In the passages Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, the narrator has a feeling of negligence from their parent. Both kids have only one parent and tension begins to build because both have different points of views. In both of the stories, the parent and child don't see to face which creates tension because the parent disregards their child’s interests, and they both have trouble connecting with their parent.
Maguerite Duras once said, “The thing that’s between us is fascination, and the fascination resides in our being alike. Whether you’re a man or a women, the fascination resides in finding out that we’re alike.” This is true for Sal. She was fascinated how the situation Phoebe was in was so similar to hers. She didn’t want it to end the way her situation ended with her mother never coming back.
Children seek after rebellion and grow up before their parents' eyes losing their innocence, desiring to go against their parents’ will to break the family norm. Sometimes these behaviors are expected and sometimes they are difficult to accept. Gwendolyn Brooks’ “a song in the front yard,” was written from the perspective a young girl desiring change and rebellious adventure. The young girl desires to go to the backyard, a place of unknown. While the front yard is beautiful and cultured, the back yard appears more appealing and favors a secret, forbidden garden requiring an invitation.
The perfect enchilada has to have the best flavored ingredients. The chef starts out with one hundred percent real chicken breast, cheese of the chefs choosing, sauces, onions, and bell peppers; and any other ingredient that the chef may use for his or her type of enchilada. Enchiladas are a world classic in many areas. To start off making the greatest bunch of enchiladas, the cook must first gather the ingredients, prepare the food, and serve when ready.
Would you be upset if your parents completely neglected you and didn't listen to anything you wanted to say? The books show how the parents are not completely listening In the two books both of the single parents neglect their children and do what they want and do not take anything in consideration from their kid. In the stories, Confetti Girl and Tortilla Sun, the authors used disagreement to create tension between the narrator and their parent. First off, the first tactic the author of Confetti Girl used to create tension between the narrators and their parents is disagreement. The girl only has a father and does not have another female around the house to see what she sees or like what she likes.
Have you ever felt that your parents don’t understand you? Well, in Confetti Girl by Diana Lopez and Tortilla Sun by Jennifer Cervantes the kids and adults have problems understanding each other. Sometimes kids don’t understand their parents and what their intentions are. Both passages show how both parents and kids can misunderstand each other sometimes. In both stories, the parents have different points of view from their children, this creates tension.
Piedmont, California the thirty-first of August was a day Dipper both loved and hated. It meant he had survived another year without Bill Cipher rearing his triangular head, but that he was a year closer to that eventuality. On one particular paranoid night, Dipper ground up moonstone and unicorn hair into a mystical ink; then he slipped out to a shady tattoo parlor with a fake id and two years worth of saved allowance. Now, six months after that incident Dipper was trying to figure out how to hide the ward he had inscribed on his left arm from his parents. It wouldn't be a problem, but Mable thought it would be a good idea to have her sweet sixteen on the beach.
Within the excerpt The Old Woman Burns from the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, one is portrayed the central idea of the situation regarding the old woman in possession of books. The reader is able to identify the essential theme, through the actions of the old woman, which demonstrates that one should be insurgent against a corrupt cause in order to support their individual perspectives and values. Bradbury conveys this central theme through the literary device known as conflict. Initially, the old woman encounters numerous tribulations with Captain Beatty, as she does not desire in abandoning the books in which she possesses. For example, “Come on, woman!…You can't ever have my books, she said.
Dehumanization: The act of stripping someone from everything they know, love, and live for. Leaving them with no purpose to exist. The effect of dehumanization on a person is horrible, and a major violation to the personal rights of humans. In Night on page 65, it states that Elie was bent over a box and whipped twenty five times by their Kapo Idek.