“It came into my head that I cannot run away. I am who I am wherever I am”. Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman is about a 14 year old girl who's father, the lord, wants to marry her off to a rich old man with lots of land. Catherine wants to just get away from the lady life and escape, but is always held in place by her pregnant mother, and her always nagging nurse/maid Morwenna. In Catherine, Called Birdy, many women gave Birdy advice but she never really listenened to them, but when she did, she made a decision that changed her life forever.
Every time Mcmurphy asks if they could go on a field trip she would tell him that she must get permission from the doctor,and the patients on the ward. She made it impossible for McMurphy, and the other patients to do what they want. McMurphy asks her nicely if she could turn the volume of the music down, she told him that the older patients have nothing but the music. She does not care about the older patients she just wants to make everyone's life miserable. If she found out that any of the patients like something she would make sure it was removed, and if they hate it, she would have more of it.
From watching this film many ethical issues were evident which include the lack of autonomy and veracity. Likewise, doctors violating the principle of non-maleficence and some evidence beneficence principle were also noted. When Anna decided to sue her parents for medical emancipation, the principle of autonomy becomes apparent. Autonomy, which is, defines as the ability of a person to make his or her own decisions. When the Fitzgerald’s decide to have another baby, it was to save their daughter Kate’s life; they genetically engineered Anna to be a saviour for her sister.
Walter's resentment and anger erupts in Act I, Scene 1: "Who in the hell told you you had to be a doctor? If you so crazy 'bout messing 'round with sick people — then go be a nurse like other women — or just get married and be quiet." Beneatha's relationship with her mother is largely one of conflict because of their many differences, but it is not a strained relationship, for even after her mother slaps her for her blasphemous talk, Beneatha later hugs and thanks her mother for understanding her dismissal of George. She loves her mother even if they do not always agree. Beneatha's "schooling" is a privilege that Walter Lee has not had, yet Beneatha appears to believe that a higher education is her right.
They wake her up early and help her stretch her legs in hope that they will one day be straight/normal. They showed the compassion that her birth mother would never give to her child. Linda later recalls, “I must have been held so much that the sensation became a part of me”(65). Fifty years later when Linda and her mother Nancy finally meet for dinner, they don’t hug or even shake hands. The mother may be the birth mother and be related by blood but she sure doesn’t show any love toward her handicapped daughter that she abandoned.
There was a Pakistani girl named Malala Yousafzai who got hurt for saying that women deserve an education in her country. She didn’t care if that’s what her society thought to be acceptable, she knew it wasn’t right and so she rebelled against the whole idea of it. She survived her injuries, and now she protests for women to have a better education. There are a lot of women all over the world just like her that rebel against society’s view of women. In the story, the Awakening, Edna also rebelled against society by freely expressing herself.
Assignment 301 Principles of communication in adult social care settings 18.06.12 Task B Case study You are a social care worker and a service user, Hannah, tells you that she is unhappy taking her new medication as she thinks she does not need it and so she is throwing it away. You know from her care plan that Hannah does need to take the medication regularly and gets confused. Hannah begs you to keep this confidential and not tell anyone especially her daughter, who she sees regularly, as her daughter will be very angry. Bi How would you explain the term ‘confidentiality’ to Hannah? Whilst it is Hannah’s right to make decisions for herself and choose to take the medication or not, in this case from the information given it could be detrimental to her health and therefore I would explain to Hannah that the information given to me in confidence; through Hannah not taking her prescribed medication she may be at risk of harm and therefore I would need to pass the information on to my Manager to ensure her wellbeing is being addressed.
She wants her sons father to rekindle their relationship and for them to be a family. She also wants to start taking classes at a community college but her mother or boyfriend are not supportive of her doing so. Jenna does not trust leaving her son with her boyfriend because he really does not spend any time with him or seem to be concerned with him. Her boyfriend only is concerned with Jenna taking care of his needs by cleaning and cooking. Jenna’s mother and her get into arguments over Jenna asking her mother to watch her son.
She soon realized that there were many people throughout the world suffering from sickness and pain and she felt compelled to do all she could to help. At the age of sixteen it had become clear to her that she wanted to help the ill, she believed it to be the will of God that she was to serve as a nurse. As a woman of Nightingale’s social stature her parents disapproved of her requests to gain any training as a nurse, in fact they forbade it. At the time in society, nurses were stereotyped as the lower classes with social standing little better than prostitutes, naturally Nightingale was determined to change that. Nightingale however did not let her parents’ disapproval hinder her in her determination
As mentioned earlier, Shahnaz is one of the victims that are abused by speaking out what she wants. Shahnaz loved education - especially science and poetry. However, when she got married at the insistence of her family - her husband ordered her to stop schooling and start breeding. "You are a woman, that is your only job," he said. Nevertheless, she refused and she wanted to work for herself and enrich her mind.