Lenahan 1 Crystal Lenahan Professor Kirkpatrick English 101 18 October 2012 Queen Bee and the Wannabes What makes a Queen Bee, the queen? Easy, without the wannabe the queen bee wouldn’t be royalty. The Queen Bee is a mixture of charisma, force, money, looks, strong will and manipulation. She can silence other girls and boys with a look, and her popularity is based on fear and control. Unfortunately, the wannabe aims to please the Queen Bee, doing anything to get in her good grace.
Henrietta truly took to heart the idea Elie portrays in realizing one's self worth and not to treat oneself or others as an abstraction. She truly embodied this value by stepping out and caring for others, along with herself. Henrietta’s cousin and dear friend Sadie confided with Rebecca “Hennie made life come alive--- bein with her was like bein with fun. Hennie just loves peoples. She was a person that could really make the good things come out of you” (Skloot, 43).
Riley Walters October 26, 2014 “Everyday Use” Character Analysis The Character of Mama in “Everyday Use” Mama, the narrator of Alice Walker’s story, “Everyday Use,” is a strong, loving mother who is sometimes threatened and burdened by her daughters, Dee and Maggie. Gentle and stern, her inner monologue offers us a glimpse of the limits of a mother’s unconditional love. Mama is brutally honest and often critical in her assessment of both Dee and Maggie. She harshly describes shy, withering Maggie’s limitations, and Dee provokes an even more pointed evaluation. Mama resents the education, sophistication, and air of superiority that Dee has acquired over the years.
Not only does she try to impress everyone with her appearance but she also goes along with Char, and gets in trouble because she has no ability to say no and walk away. Maleeka takes the blame at first, but towards the end of the novel she gets her courage and tells on Char. She finally finds herself and realizes she is beautiful without Chars expensive clothing. She also realized she doesn’t need to stick out; she just needs to be herself. In the end Maleeka and Caleb are backed together and Maleeka is friends with Miss Saunders.
Tori Paulsen Mrs. Schulte English 10 CP 11 March 2010 Scout Finch is a very stubborn little girl. She is the main character in To Kill a Mockingbird written by Harper Lee. In the story, Scout learns about hypocrisy and racism at an early age. She is brave and does things most would not at her age. Scout is intelligent and sees things with a mind that has not been corrupted by others.
From the beginning to the end of the path, Phoenix's mind and body are working together; her conflicts begin when her mind is asked to take over. The incident with the young hunter gives us some perspective on her state of mind. "I seen plenty go off closer by, and for less than what I done" (paragraph 58). Phoenix is clearly indicating that she has done something wrong and in a situation where there is a gun and no witnesses, a statement like that becomes very life threatening. Fortunately for her, he trusts her to be a senile old woman and doesn't bother to dwell on what the comment really means.
Strong women are always to be admired and this is especially true in a society that does not grant women the same freedoms women experience in the twenty-first century. Dorine and Mariane in Molires play, Tartuffe, represent extremely strong women because they are speaking out against customs that hinder women in many ways. Dorine has an opinion about everything and she is not the least bit inhibited to express those opinions. It is her fierceness that moves her to speak out Orgons ridiculous idea to see Mariane marry Tartuffe. She simply will not let the matter rest and it is her persistence that allows Mariane to realize that she does not and should not have to marry Tartuffe when she is in love with another man.
She is super smart and a very strong woman who has the capability to fend for herself. While the team is kicking back Ripcord takes the opportunity to try and talk to Scarlett and tell her that he is attracted to her. She tells him that she is not attracted to him and that she won’t ever
Mama Odie tells Naveen and Tiana, that Naveen must kiss Charlotte before twelve for she is the Mardi gras princess. The voodoo man Facilier promises to fulfill her dreams and turn her human, but Tiana realizes that she loves Naveen. She realizes that love is as important as her dreams. In the movie Tiana was very loyal to herself and her dreams. She endured a lot in order to break the curse and become human again.
She is not only a disobedient and untamed elf, but also a beautiful, flower like child. She represents her parent’s auspicious relationship, and the passion of life is shown through her energy and curiosity. Pearl is protective and loving of her mother and feels a connection towards her father before she even knows that she