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    In Alice Munro short story “Boys and Girls” is about a young girl confused in life about herself maturing into a young women that takes place on a fox farm in Jubilee, Ontario, Canada with her parents and her younger brother. The character of the young girl that is not specified by a name in the story is struggling with the roles that are expected by her peers of a young women in the 1940’s. This young girl has been helping her father on the fox farm for many years in which brought so much of a joy

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    gender has evolved. In the story Boys and Girls by Alice Munro relatively has a direct message which is the constant battle of gender stereotypes. The audience is reading through the point of view of the main character, which is a girl, and her frustration she feels. Through the young girl’s experience, Alice Munro is able to show the readers the role of stereotypes or expectations that a female has to fulfill. The main character’s mother believes that the girl is best fit in the kitchen aiding her

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    world, particularly, Caribbean womankind. Partaking in reading the text Girl by. Jamaica Kincaid’s I gained the realization of how hard-hitting it is for Caribbean women to not be able to truly be themselves most of the time. It is comparable to being watched all the time and having people just waiting for the women to mess up their perfect image. There are numerous rules and regulations for Caribbean women as defined in Girl. In order for Caribbean Women to survive, they have to learn to perform

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    Farm Girl

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    Summary of Farm Girl Anderson Jude ENG 115 Professor Chris Swindell Strayer University October 23rd, 2013 The short story Farm Girl is an in depth look at life through the eyes of a young girl growing up with her family on a farm. Throughout this non-fiction story the author Jessica Hemauer, does an amazing job of describing her surroundings to pull the reader in and make them feel like they are there with her. She begins as a younger girl describing how difficult it is for a child to awake

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    In Hayley Kiyoko’s song, Girls Like Girls, she uses several literary devices to make her main message clear. That message is that people in LGBT relationships are normal, and that it isn’t a phase. This song is meant to appeal to people who are in the LGBT community who feel that their identity isn’t real. This theme is expressed through several metaphors, similes, and many other literary devices. When Kiyoko wrote “Stealing kisses from your missus does it make you freak out? Got you fussing, got

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    that saying may be, there are outside forces that are intent on readjusting our vision to “true beauty”: the kind that can be bought off the shelves. In her article, “Girls’ Bodies, Girls’ Selves: Body Image, Identity, and Sexuality”, Lipkin employs several different external resources to help demonstrate her belief that young girls’ (“Before they even abandon their teddy bears…“ (Para 2)) definition of their own appearance is polluted and distorted by the vastly massive world that is the American

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    The Oppression Of Girls

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    I feel that girls encounter more obstacles and provisions, thus growing up is more difficult for them. For one, society put a lot of emphasis on how a girl should behave and how she should look like. This puts so much pressure on girls to conform to what society “expects” them to be. This often affects a girl’s self-image resulting in low self-esteem and insecurities. I also feel that girls have the burden to work harder in various areas (not just in academics) to prove that they are as capable

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    In Hayley Kiyoko’s song, Girls Like Girls, she uses several literary devices to make her main message clear. That message is that people in LGBT relationships are normal, and that it isn’t a phase. This song is meant to appeal to people who are in the LGBT community who feel that their identity isn’t real. This theme is expressed through several metaphors, similes, and many other literary devices. When Kiyoko wrote “Stealing kisses from your missus does it make you freak out? Got you fussing, got

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    The Celebration Of A Girl

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    A quinceañera is the celebration of a girls fifteenth birthday. It is a huge celebration in the spanish culture. It is first step into womanhood, for a girl. It gives thanks to God thanks for his blessings, and to present a young lady to the community. In the United States, this occasional celebration would be called a “sweet sixteen”, even though it’s not a fifteenth birthday. The way this was celebrated in mexico is a little different than when hispanics celebrate it in the United States. The

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    Gibson Girl versus Flapper Girl During the roaring twenty’s a new type of women arose, a women who rebelled against society’s standards for women, the Flapper Girl. The new Flapper Girl shocked society by setting a new type of women beauty that expressed their independence just like men. Meanwhile the Gibson Girl was the ideal figurehead for female beauty, they were often shown as fragile and vulnerable. Flapper Girls astonished the world by pushing the limits of the average Gibson Girl setting

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