Alice Walker 's Beauty : When The Other Dancer Is The Self

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Dark view Growing in a safe environment and thinking the world is under your control when you are young can make you confident and express yourself. This comfort zone is not forever, and when something that was not expected occurs, it brings the ideal world down and can change your daily life. Going from the happiest stage of life to a drastic and dramatic tragedy can change someone’s views about how confident he or she is. Not being able to accept how different you are now because something that changed in the outside can intimidate the talented, smart person on the inside. Realizing and analyzing other people’s imperfections makes you see how you are not the only one who has something that you do not want other people to see or criticize. Analyzing the story in “Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self” by Alice Walker, her character explores how the theme of the story develops from the beginning, middle, and the end of the story. Alice is not an ordinary girl who is shy or intimidate by society or people, she is completely the opposite. She loves to be around her dad as she expresses in this quote from the book “I want to go everywhere my daddy goes” because she feels happy spending the day with her dad (Walker 272). Also this quote explains how confident she is since she is little to be able to tell her dad that she wants to spend time with him. Most children are shy and do not like to be surrounded by adults specially parents. She will talk to anyone and feels

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