Piper Chapman Essay

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The series revolves around the main character named Piper Chapman, a woman in her 30's who is unfortunately sentenced to 15 months in Litchfield Penitentiary (a prison for women) in New York. The reason because of this was that Piper was convicted of transporting a suitcase that contained drug money for her girlfriend named Alex, who was an international drug smuggler. However, the crime she had committed happened ten years ago before the start of the series. Piper decides to confess and serve her sentence, ready to leave behind her fiance, Larry, her botanical business and her lifestyle for fifteen months.

"I WASN'T READY" is the first episode of Orange is the New Black of season one.
The title of the first episode summarizes Piper Chapman's experience in Litchfield Penitentiary. The first episode introduces Piper Chapman, however it isn't
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After that, Piper is transported to a van where she meets the two new inmates, Watson (a black woman with a short temper), the driver of the van, Morello (an Italian-American woman with a Boston accent and an easy-going personality) and lastly, Dayanara Diaz (a Latino woman with shy and quiet personality). Though Piper meets the inmates, we don’t really get to know them because Piper doesn’t have time to interact with them since this is from her perspective and her journey. She spends her first night in prison with other inmates and sits with them during lunch and starts to befriend them. Although Piper tries really hard not to get on anyone's bad side, unfortunately she had a habit of saying the wrong things at the wrong time especially when Red (a Russian lady with red hair) visits their table to hand out yogurts to the inmates. She hands one to Piper as well and Piper thanks her while commenting "The food here is disgusting" unaware of the fact that Red is the head cook of the prison's
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