It is more common that street gangs are made of males, but the author takes in the prospective views of a street gang made of females. The story revolves around Noemi hanging around her little sister Olivia and the gang Las Chicas Chuecas. In the short story the character named Olivia is one of the gang members that is very tough, which is a character portrayed having masculine dominance. Secondly, another issue with living in East L.A. are the drugs. In the short story it shows that their mother is a recovering addict.
“Girl, Interrupted” raises a lot of essential questions, but hardly gives any simple, clear-cut answers. We may say that this film questions the existence of mental illnesses itself. The reason, why the main character of the film, Susanna is staying in the mental hospital is an impulsive attempt to commit suicide by taking a lot of aspirin with a bottle of vodka. Instead of becoming a student of the prestigious Ivy League college, Susanna has a will-o'-the-wisp dream to become a writer. A couple of years before the events described in the movie, she took an overdose had her stomach pumped.
Maureen got addicted to alcohol and would cut school to drink. She had been drinking at different people’s houses when their parents were away. Maureen has been arrested for impaired drinking and was sent to an halfway house. She realized that alcohol has ruined her life so she made the decision to stop drinking. Maureen also gives advices to teens about drinking.
Bobbi was thought to have used drugs after her mother’s death. Between all the commotion in the New Jersey service for her mother, Bobbi managed to sneak away. She had two emotional breakdowns. "Whitney's passing is sending Bobbi off the deep end," one insider says, adding that her family is "shocked" by the scope of her issues. "Bobbi's problems are out of control," the insider notes.
Once a teen have let down their guard in a relationship it leads to them having sexually intercourse. 87% of teenagers today are sexually active and most are sexually active with a person they are not in a relationship with. Sex stimulates feels and no matter how serious the relationship is; it will mentally affect a teen because now they are too involved. As a result of being too attach and things not working out, a teen could be angry all the time, cry a lot, or even feel worthless. Peers can influence their friends to do almost anything; this is way they play a big part in teen lives.
There are many graphic descriptions of drug-induced hallucinations, deep depression and mental anguish, suicide attempts, and acts of prostitution. There is no mistaking the writing talent on display, which is nothing short of amazing from the pen of a young teenager. Evelyn's desperate search for the affection and loving attention that she so obviously lacked at home leads her to easily believe that she is falling in love with an assortment of men, from a social worker to a drug pusher to her psychiatrist. But as a girl who hates herself, she is clueless about the skills needed to establish proper human relationships, and she stumbles into prostitution as a substitute means to feel needed. And all her emotional emptiness is dulled by an endless amount of drugs, that progress from marijuana to
Since most of the women’s were prostitutes and drug addicts and because of such personality, their status is tarnished among the society and this may have been Pickton attempt to eliminate them. Pickton, hatred towards these women was so severe that his body could not make maintain the state of equilibrium, which increased his drive to kill and because of this, he did not only kill one woman but forty nine of them. According to my research, Pickton confessed to
“Four Directions” Essay In “Four Directions,” Waverly is crippled by her mother Lindo’s criticism. Waverly cannot follow her desires because she is under the impression that her mother is trying to cause her harm. However, Waverly soon realizes that it is not because of her mother that she cannot follow her desires, but because of Waverly’s own lack of self-confidence and direction. When one lacks self-confidence, one is vulnerable to criticism and therefore loses one’s direction, becoming unable to follow one’s desires and to control one’s destiny. Without self-confidence, one is defenseless in the face of criticism, causing one to lose one’s direction.
David came from a troubled background moving from squat to squat and had witnessed his mother, Moira, being physically and sexually abused. David’s mother turned to prostitution in order to pay for her drug addiction. pter sister was also sold for sex to pay for Moira’s drugs. David and his sister became’ lost children’ and severely neglected, often starved and physically beaten. After the death of his mother, Social Services stepped in, unfortunately, efforts to keep the siblings together, was thwarted due to David’s challenging behaviour including his sexually harmful behaviours.
This can be found in Line 7. ‘And I remember how I once refused To go out with her, since I was afraid. It was perhaps a wish not to be used Like antique objects…’ Her Grandmother asked her Granddaughter if she would go out with her but she refused and thought her Grandmother would own her but not love her. She felt abstinent, and felt she should have gone with her, but also had to say what she felt. She did not want to go with her, so she said 'no'.