Girl Essays

Babies Having Babies

It’s a gloomy, rainy day when I see the young girl sitting at the bus terminal in a yellow rain slicker. She sits alone, soaking wet. My seventeen year old daughter elbows me leaning her head in the direction of the young girl who is obviously very pregnant and whispers, “Mom, how pregnant do you think she is? ” which she immediately follows with, “Man, she’s young! ” I take a closer look at the girl who is nothing more…

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Ganguro Girls

Many of the world’s greatest technologies are Japanese technologies. Many of the world’s best selling cars are Japanese cars. Japanese fashion, especially Tokyo fashion is among the most diverse and dynamic fashion in the world. The Japanese are known fashion lovers that Japanese girls always surprise the world with new and interesting trends not only in fashion but also in accessorizing. In fact, many of the Japanese, including the men, have high sense of fashion that typical Japanese in the…

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the Woman Behind the Mask

Social media has distorted the views and minds of young women in our society today. Due to being of the female gender, the author of Mascara, Aurelie Sheehan, empathizes with women by diving into the routes and tasks of their everyday lives. When first skimming over and reading Mascara, the mind picks up a routine of young women getting ready for an event. Sheehan is attempting to portray and reveal to the reader that society has put a false image…

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A Closer Look on Being a Fangirl

You’ve probably heard the word ‘fan girl’ before. You’ve probably even dropped it in one of your conversation or even read it when you were surfing the net. But what exactly does the word ‘fan girl’ mean? What does it mean to be a fan girl? A fan girl, according to dictionary.reference.com, is a person obsessed with any other single subject or hobby – it may be an actor or a fictional character. It is a person who has a…

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Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

One Amazing Thing by: Chitra Divakaruni. It was first published in the US in voice by Hyperion in 2009 and later published by Penguin books India February 2010. The book also has 240 pages. Chitra B. Divakaiumi is an award winning author poet. Her work is widely known, as she has been published in over 500 magazines. Including Atlantic Monthly and The New Yorker, and her writing has been included in over 50 anthologies. She was born in India and…

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Bottom of the River

Jamaica Kincaid shows us many things in the very short story named “Girl. ” One is simply the change in parenting technique as orders like this would not typically be issued today. Another is the oppression of women in Kincaid’s world and the lack of options for women. Jamaica Kincaid uses structure and language to convey tone and theme in this short piece. In “Girl” Jamaica Kincaid uses a series of long sentences to convey both tone and theme. The…

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The Lesson

The story “The Lesson,” by Toni Cade Bambara, is about a young girl named Sylvia who is accompanied by a group of her friends from her neighborhood and her elderly neighbor named Ms. Moore, who tries to teach all of them a lesson about life. “The Lesson” is a realistic story that takes place in the mid-20th century that exemplifies the true difference between upper and lower classes during that time period. Although Sylvia might come off as a mean…

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The People you See in the Beach

The beach, one of the favorite hot spots to hang out in Singapore. Without a doubt, Sentosa comes to your mind and the large crowds you will see during the weekends. Here comes the interesting part, out of the hundreds of people, there are certain classifications for all of them. In this essay, it will consist of the seven kinds of people who most likely stand out among the rest. In a beach, highly populated with different people, these are…

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Girl by Jamacia Kincaid

I read Girl first and I felt that the mother as a nagging soul who was hard on her daughter. I thought that the advice that she gave her was useful in her culture, yet she just gave her so much information at once. I believed that the mother was pushing her daughter toward becoming a bad person because she kept repeating that she knew her daughter would become a slut. People will live up to the standards that are…

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