She also, obeyed her mother’s request, to bounce whenever she was bullied. To bounce means to ignore and pretend it wasn’t even there. Evyn kept to herself a lot. She never told or showed people how miserable she felt about moving. When Evyn first saw Eleni, with her red lipstick, black pants, and high heels, she thought Eleni looked nothing like a college professor and a mother.
Eddie felt humiliated about where she was raised, she didn't want to be associated with the "scandals" that belonged to the shacks north of the creek. She believed that, since she grew up in the shacks, she was worth less than the next person. Edith was embarrassed by her drunken father, even though none of his actions were ever her fault. Her mother, a "hallelujah-shouting fool" who preached, but never actually went to church, was also a huge contributor to the way Eddie felt. With people tormenting her about her cousins who were teen moms, or her father who made a fool of his drunken self in public, the poor girl felt like nothing more than dirt, and she wanted to be thought of as flawless and beautiful.
First, she is a naive girl, who is basically taken advantage of by an older man. Then her family is turned against her, because of her alleged actions. Since her family doesn't understand the relationship that she and Pete share they accuse her of things that she did not do. The friction between her and her family forces her out, but with nowhere to go she must fend for herself anyway necessary on the streets. The situation that Maggie ends up in is not her fault, but the faults of the actions, or inactions of the people around her.
Angela McTerry does not look attractive in a leotard and somebody who loves her should tell her so. She’s got calves the size of the Soviet Union just liker her sister Theresa McTerry.” This quote is a pure example of trying to reach perfection. Mary O’Donnell is unhappy with herself because she is not perfect, so she picks on the flaws of other girls to make herself feel better. There is something obviously wrong with this; society is
Maggie is envious of her sisters looks and feels overshadow by her. She displays this by acting like a wallflower the whole time her sister Dee is present. However, it is Dee who does not know the meaning of the word "no" that really exhibits her sentiments of jealousy and frustration when their mother prohibits her from taking Maggie's quilt. Dee insults her sister by saying that she'd be "backwards enough to put them to every day use." That gives you a glimpse as to what Dee thinks of her sister and how she handles herself when she feels
When Dee finds out that the quilts were already given to her sister, Dee gets furious and believes that she deserves the quilts more than Maggie and that Maggie would not take care of them as well as she would. Poor Maggie says to her mother "She can have them Mama...I can 'member Grandma Dee without the quilts". Maggie is used to never getting anything. Throughout the entire story, it says that Maggie gives up many things so Dee can have what she needs or wants. Dee is quite ungrateful.
Mean Girls is sending a message to say take responsibility for your before it gets worse. In Mean Girls Cady acts like an innocent bystander and doesn’t own up to anything she has done. When she keeps ditching her real friends Janice and Damian and then denies doing it. When Cady was at Regina’s house and writing stuff in the burn book and talking about people behind their backs and says “ I know it may seem like I’ve become a bitch, but that’s only because I was acting like a bitch” She was in denial of doing anything wrong and she was just acting. In the office after the ‘burn book’ was spread across the school Cady denied she had taken any part in it, But after all the denying and lying everyone saw her for the backstabber she is and Janice saw us way before everyone.
Like when Tara, Kristen and Keesha were looking at the magazines, Keesha didn’t understand why skin and bones were attractive to Kristen. Kessha also didn’t understand why Tara could never walk with her to or from school, Keesha just thought that her friends were weird until their conditions got out of hand and she got worried about them. *Donna’s influence on Tara was surprisingly good. Considering that Donna is more of a “wild child” and Tara is a “goody-good” I think they balance each other out. While Donna was smoking, stealing or having sex Tara was getting “lost in her mind”.
Rude, selfish, honest, and two-faced; those are all some traits that describe Jing-Mei and Amy. In the stories Two Kinds and, And Summer is Gone, Jing-Mei and Amy both go through a struggle with a change. Jing-Mei and Amy changed because they wanted to be their own person, which makes them more similar because of c/c. Jing-Mei and Amy are the same because they both are rude to the people around them so they could be their own person. In Jing-Mei’s point of view she was rude to her mom by bringing back terrible memories.
Even Curley doesn’t not refer to her by her name, he always says, “Where’s my wife?” which can we disrespectful. They talk badly of her by calling her a tart and everyone often shuts her out. Curley’s wife may be very flirtatious and her actions can cause a lot of problems, Curley is really the