My Polish Teachers Tie Essay

732 WordsNov 2, 20113 Pages
Chloe Hopwood My Polish Teacher’s Tie During Carla’s voyage of discovery, she begins to lean a lot of things about herself which she had never come to realise were her main characteristics which together, all created the self conscious woman she is. Ashamed of her career, Carla is portrayed to under estimate what she is capable of. This assumption is created from the extrinsic feedback others give her and the way they fluctuate their personas. ‘Oh, er- Mrs, er- Carter’ Showing very little knowledge of his staff, the head teacher is illustrated to be an arrogant, audacious, aloof of a creature. With minute understanding of who this hesitant lady is, this shows just how little he cares and that he wouldn’t ever go out of his way to…show more content…
As sycophantic Valerie Kenward, who is a teacher at the school, is seen to put on a persona of her being an outgoing, strong character yet this could all just so she is able to cover up her insecurity. By doing this, it would make her feel like more people like her as she is a powerful woman however, too much of it can seem to be arrogant and snobby yet none of them really know what Valerie is about, as well as Carla. ‘If ever anyone brought up their kids to be pleased with themselves, it’s Valerie Kenward.’ Carla feels that as a mother, your kids reflect off the way you act. With Valerie being a boisterous, confident figure, this could be passed on to her kids-bringing them up as proud and modest beings. Poetry. Being such a lover, Stefan Jeziorny (Carla’s pen pal), devotes himself towards his poetry; making it his first, and main topic of conversation. Pleasant. Steve comes across to be a polite, educated man of which feels close to Carla, because of who she is as a person. With a face much too open, too alive-almost as if a child Jade’s age, Carla’s daughter, had got into an adult’s body, Steve still continued to smile even though he was in a foreign area and couldn’t understand the majority of what was going on. This implies that he is a willing character with a very open personality. Conversely, hiding behind his smile, Steve could also be an
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