The book “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” was extraordinary. The author Ann Brashares did an amazing job connecting to teenage girls. I felt that the girls in the story went through many of the same struggles that girls my age go through. This author, Ann Brashares won the Quill Award for Young adult/teen and the Book Sense Book of the Year Award for Children's Literature. I think she wrote this book to connect to younger readers, and maybe see if they can connect with the same problems that the girls in the story were going through.
Both women wrote about thier background in thier writing. They took parts of thier life and incoperated it into thier own stories so that people could see them on a deeper level. Alice Walker was scared as a child, both mentaly and physically, and that became her main focal point of many of her short stories and novels (such as Color Purple, Everyday Use etc). She was scared for life but she did not let that break her. She took tragidies in her life, and turned them into great literary peices of work.
Rick James Donna Tantalo English 101 6 Dec 20 Research Paper Why Hall’s written Burdens Benefit her and her Readers Meredith Hall embeds unpleasant experiences, unhealthy relationships, strenuous moments of transition and the insight she has acquired onto her autobiographical narratives. Hall discloses private pain in her narratives in order to cope with horrid recollections and keep them from jarring at her memory. Hall’s writing does not only empower herself but the reader as well. Halls written memories relate situations in which she has felt lost and alone. Readers, particularly women of all ages feel encouraged because Hall’s narratives are relatable.
While the sister will have different opinions on situations, seeing these personalized viewpoints help the reader to make a connection to all the sisters and furthermore, the entire book. Dedé's third-person view gives the reader a feeling that the story revolves around her, and that she acts as a sort of narrator for the book. In the first chapter, her words as well as the true narration from Alvarez set up foreshadowing for the entire plot. It makes it very easy for the reader to get “lost in (Dedé’s) memories (…) searching for the answers” (Alvarez 5) just like she does. The reader learns about how Dede, the sister who survived, has to deal with many interviews even after years that her sisters have died.
A Girl From Yamhill Beverly Cleary I selected Beverly Cleary to read about because she is a well known author, especially by youth’s. She has wrote many famous books for many different ages like children’s picture books as well as juvenile fiction and young adult novels. She is best known for her stories about little Ramona Quimby. She has accomplished a lot; she was even named a library of Congress “Living Legend” in 2000. I was pleased with what I read, since she took one of her teacher’s advice and made it a reality.
For me, when my mother are reprimanding me and my sister, she always compare her experience to our experience now how they were raised and how the environment they used to. Kay S. Hymnowitz article “The New Girl Order”, I find it to be very convincing and beautifully written. It has a lot of
Essay How Scout is influenced Throughout the Novel. Scout a young girl in the novel “To kill a Mockingbird,” has been influenced by many people. Scout is most influenced by Calpurnia. Calpurnia is the maid of the Finch house and a caring mother. She taught her life lessons that would help her change and mature.
Geraldine Contreras Professor Seymour English 101 15 March 2012 Life Experience Language is used to evoke specific feelings for readers for example Tan discuss all the English’s she encountered when growing up. The “simple” English was used for Tan when she spoke to her mother; the “broken” English was used for Tan’s mother to speak to her. Tan also uses “water down” translation, internal language for Tan to imagine her speaking perfect English. It’s imperative to understand why authors strategically utilize writing techniques to compel a reader thoughts to stay immersed in their stories. Using colloquialism can have the audience praising or criticizing the author.
“Touch Sparks Love”: an interpretation using tools of interpersonal communication (perception and non verbal communication) The essay “Touch Sparks Love” was written by a mother about her daughter Debbie and the struggles they endured in trying to understand each other, and Debbie’s journey of self discovery and development of a positive self concept. In analyzing the essay, I was able to make fact based judgments after reading the mothers words, as well as inferences based on my own opinions of what was written. I was able to determine aspects and elements of perception and its influences on ones reality as well as the strength of non verbal communication and how much it factors in on ones daily life. Perception is a part of how well or even how little we actually understand one another. It has been proven that what we actually completely understand about others in so limited that it has a huge effect on perception and interpersonal communication.
With the guidance of her religious and courageous mother Dolores, and the guidance of her teacher Mr. Watts, she learns many lessons and matures greatly, ultimately becoming a strong woman. Mr. Watts reads a novel by Charles Dickens called Great Expectations to Matilda’s class, which impacts her isolated childhood life on the island. Lloyd Jones explores opposing forces, such as family and literature, parent and teacher and white and black to emphasize the strong conflict between characters, ultimately affecting Matilda’s experiences. Matilda matures immensely due to opposing ideologies and learns many valuable lessons. The conflict between family and literature is due to disagreements about beliefs in fictional characters, religion, and the importance of family, thus making the two ideologies clash unavoidably.