“Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros is narrated in first person by a young girl named Rachel. On a day that is delightful at first for most, Rachel fights through her age and maturity to be understood, but she fails. In the story, the event takes place at school. Rachel is believably human as she describes the details of her humiliating eleventh birthday. Rachel’s age is given away by her use of similes to describe how she’s feeling.
“All-Day Kindergarten: Sorting Though the Pros and Cons.” March 2, 1999. Skurka, Lori J. M. Ed, “Perspectives From An Educator: All Day Kindergarten.” November 2007. Summary of the articles: The first article, “Full Day Kindergarten” examines that various benefits of a child who attends full-day kindergarten verse a child in half day kindergarten. Grace Chen explains how full-day kindergartners excel more in the areas of reading and math then those in half day. Not only are there added benefits academically, but the children in full-day kindergarten work better independently which builds good study habits for the future.
Through the various techniques incorporated throughout the short story, the image and identity of Rachel’s character begin to come alive in between the lines of the text itself. Cisneros uses the use of countless similes to show that Rachel is a shy character compared to the others. When Rachel first starts getting accused by her teacher that the red sweater is hers, she feels, “Sick inside, like the part of [her] that’s three wants to come out of [her] eyes, except [she] squeezes them shut tight and bites down on [her] teeth real hard and tries to remember that [that day] [she] was eleven”. The first time Rachel stops herself from crying but the second time her teacher accuses her, she can’t help but let all of her tears fall and she starts “crying like [she’s] three in front of everybody” in her class. For most people, it takes a lot to start crying in front of a huge crowd especially if it has to do with classmates.
She made a book which was about her writing, her life, and of course her book. She included many English’s that are used till this day in different immigrant households and how some people can understand their type of English and others don’t. Amy Tan describes how growing up her mother’s limited English limited her perception of her. She would sometimes feel ashamed of her English because it reflected upon others in restaurants, banks, or department stores. In Mother Tongue Amy made a great point when she spoke about how when she was fifteen years old her mother would have her call people on the phone and pretend it was her in order to ask and receive the correct information she needed.
This is because since he was a child, every time he was under stress he would cry, which his mother would react to by giving him a bottle to feed on so that he would stop crying, giving Hank instant gratification and overfed him. This led on until his adult life, since he was a constant nail biter and a smoker stated in the case study. 3. Find an example of a Freudian defense mechanism that Hank uses in this description. Explain it.
Schwartz mentioned a good example when “ Jane was infant, who was orphaned by the death of her parents, and how Jane became the ward of a woman who always abused ,then she moved on to explain when Jane was as a little girl , who experienced her circumstances as arbitrary , which were beyond her power to change , also she explains the gap that happened in Jane’s childhood and her adultness and how she represents herself and how that ambiguity run” (549) . Schwartz on her essay went on to apply Derrida’s concepts of deconstruction on one hand like “split” and “the binary oppositions”. As she also investigates Jane’s family name and explains what her name means in Latin, also on this part of her essay on the other hand she go back to Freud big impact on the novel and used his psychological concept which is “the family romance “ that she thoroughly apply it on her essay and how Jane’s narrative embody the double wish in her novel like “original and derived, free and bound, an orphan and an heir” (553). Schwartz said that we have to over look the ambivalent representation of home and family that run throughout the novel (553). She gives a good example “how the ambivalence about home is manifested in the slippage of the family name Eyre” (554) .Also how Rochester and St. John are victimized by the trap that is family and how Jane herself escapes it.
When the teacher was in her sight she would cry, make noises, squirm around, reach for her to be picked up, or a combination of all of the above. • When Baby T was placed near two other infants she would smile, babble, shriek, hiss and coo at them. She would gesture by waving her hands and kicking her legs and feet. • I observed Baby T solve her own problem by crying to get the teacher attention when she was no longer sitting upright in front of a toy mobile she was playing with. One side of her body had slowly leaned to the right away from the toy mobile because the cushion supporting her, moved away from her body.
A Little Princess (1995) Part 1 The film A Little Princess (ALP) is a children’s story that also highlights social issues of Britain in the World War I time period. A child, watching this film, would be intrigued by the animated mind of the main character (Sara) and her vivid imagination. Her constant neglect from the malicious headmistress (Miss Minchin) endorsed her sympathy gained from the audience. Even as Miss Minchin mistreated Sara, her character grew tougher and her imagination grew stronger. Sara would use her fantasy stories to fill the void whenever she missed her father or felt hopeless.
I can say that it is very uncommon to find two people that speak the exact same English because there are so many different forms of the language and same thing with Spanish. This is the argument that Amy Tan makes in her story, and the one I am really agree with. In “Mother Tongue”, Tan discusses the many ways in which the language that she was taught affected her life. Throughout the story, she describes her relationship with her mother, who speaks “broken” English, and how her perception of language has changed due to her mother. Whenever Tan was younger, she was always ashamed and embarrassed of the way her mother spoke because it would often sound weird and many people not familiar with her way of speaking found it very difficult to understand her.
It is a continual educational process through childhood, as well. To explain how attachment styles affect love relationships, the reasoning behind the attachment styles must be examined. According to Harvey & Byrd (2000), Hazen and Shaver’s study in 1994 found that interactions early in life determined whether people will have a secure, avoidant, or anxious attachment style. The anxious attachment style, rarest among infants studied, is a result of inconsistent parenting styles. In the study, the inconsistent parenting style caused infants to cling anxiously to their mothers in unfamiliar settings, and cry when she left the room.