Alex has another love interest, her classmate Dean Moriarty, and tries to impress him by using magic to make him think she's smart. In another episode, when Alex's nemesis, Gigi Hollingsworth, finds her diary which she draws in, she finds out about Alex's crush on Dean. When Gigi gets trapped, she gets back out and is convinced she hit her head. She tells the school of Alex's crush on Dean and Alex admits what she does in her diary, but denies it was Dean who was the Prince in her drawings. He still, however, seems impressed.
Many times the end result is young girls subjecting their selves to abusive boyfriends at pre-teen age to fit an image. When kids are shown images that promote sex as good things that are tied directly into fabulous products or lifestyles why not
In A&P, it's obvious Sammy tries to impress the prettiest girl that walked in with her bathing suits along with her friends, whom he named "Queenie". As these girls walk in, the music changes and you see Sammy's attention turn to them and he forgot about the "witch" for a second and rings her "hose" twice. This shows he has an interest in her and will want to impress her and get her attention. He tried impressing her by quitting his job. He tells Lengal, "I said I quit".
As a teenager there will be a time where breaking the bonds of childhood, entering a world of rebellion, and being obsessed with popularity will be normal. For teenage girls, in order to acquire this popularity they need to be thin, busty, and wear revealing clothing while gossiping about peers and spending time worrying about boys and parties rather than their academics. But, where did this image of how to be a popular teenage girl come from? For decades, teen films have portrayed popular teenage girls this way and the film Mean Girls is no exception. This film not only displays how the world expects teenage girls to act, but also how difficult it is for teenage girls to resist acting this way.
After her best friend Terri is introduced, she explains all the things they did together and the events that occur where the young girl realizes Terri isn’t really a good friend. Like every teenage girl, Serros was insecure about the way she looked and conceded herself ugly because of her nose.
Soon enough her father died and kids started picking on her about her complexion. Char the most popular girl in the grade, makes a deal with Maleeka that if she does her homework for her Char will always stick up for her and allow Maleeka to borrow clothes. Maleeka wants to be so liked by people in school she agrees and starts hanging out with Char. A new teacher than arrives at the school. Miss Saunders also gets made fun of because of the big blotch she has on her face which is her birth mark.
Often, she hears them “laughing late” with “beer cans” and such, and is warned by her momma, “Those girls are the ones that go into alleys”. Esperanza dreams of having a relationship like Lois, with “a boy around her neck and the wind under her skirt,” but then she realizes that Lois with her “big girl hands…
This is the first instance in The Secret Life of Bees where Lily reexamining her beliefs starts a whole learning curb. The second stereotype the book takes on is that white people are more attractive. Lily admits that she “was shocked over [Zach] being handsome” (Kidd, 116) and then goes on to say that she “could pen a letter to [her] school to be read at opening assembly that would tell them how wrong [they’d] all been” wanting to share her findings with the kids at her school who led her to accept that prejudice. Her character arc is mostly a change in views as she discovers more of the world and becomes more open minded. Her journey not only causes Lily to debunk the myths about racial differences but also to
Josie questioned Nonna; how could my mother be conceived while Nonno was up north? Nonna responded by saying that Christina was premature. Josie was saying that her mother always told her how she was such a fat baby when she was born, nine and a half pounds. Nonna started crying and said that it was all true and she did sleep with Marcus Sandford due to the loneliness and unhappiness of her life. Josie could not forgive Nonna because she was always mentioning Christina’s mistake of sleeping with Micheal Andretti.
In the time of the Great Depression people relied on dreams to keep themselves going and because Candy had lost his dog, he now believes this is a new venture and now completely revives his spirit. Finally, Candy shows the view of women in that period. In the time of 1930‟s America, women were not valued in society and were only seen as housewives or easy sex. Candy‟s view on Curley‟s Wife represents exactly these views as he first says to George that „I think Curley‟s married a … tart.‟ This shows the view that Curley‟s Wife is flirtatious and is seen as easy sex. Candy views Curley‟s Wife as inferior and is shown in Crooks‟ room when he says „you let this guy alone, don‟t you do no messin‟ with him,‟ this shows his view the Curley‟s Wife is a tart because when he says „messin‟ around‟ he means flirting which justifys his view on Curley‟s Wife.