The Bravest Girl Essay

722 words - 3 pages


Terrorism, I may not know its exact definition, but I believe it has to do with violence among people who want to intimidate others. I think anyone can be a terrorist for example: if you terrorize your younger brother for doing something uncalled for and you threaten him, you are indeed a terrorist. There are all kinds of terrorists, some can be simple like I said above or they can be complex like the ones in 9/11 the ones who killed hundreds of people that day. Terrorist acts can happen anywhere at almost any given time it’s best to cautious of suspicious people. Terrorism may happen for several reasons, but usually revolve around one which is disagreements and opinions. Terrorism can happen in a very violent and destructive way.
I have just read the article “The Bravest Girl in the World” which is about a young school girl, Malala Yousafzai, from Pakistan. She was attacked by a Taliban on her way home from school. Pakistan has had several cases of violence and attacks from these Taliban. The Taliban emerged in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar around September 1994. It was Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012, Malala described the day as “-wasn’t the best of days to start with, as it was the middle of exams- though as a bookish girl I didn’t mind them as much as some of my classmates did.” She described Khushal School; the school was founded by her father, as a ‘Special World’. Education for women was forbidden in the country of Pakistan. Not only have that the Taliban have a major influence over the Government there (Taliban believe women shouldn’t have an education therefore it is forbidden). The School wasn’t far from home so she used to walk to school, but since her mother worried about her walking alone she had started taking the bus, because they have been getting threats from Taliban all year.
On her way home the bus was approached by a young bearded man looking for Malala and pulled out a black pistol and shot Malala and the people around her in collateral. Mala...

Find Another Essay On The Bravest Girl Essay

Racism in America essay realtion to self and other cultures excellent 5 paragraph essay good ideas and helpful ideas relation with the book black girl and relation to self

975 words - 4 pages a Black girl. It was very difficult for her growing up as a Black girl in a society of White minorities. And all she wanted is to be as white as possible, but she won't blend in no matter what she tries. I can relate to this because this was exactly how I was when I was young growing up in a society of White minorities. To me I thought the White stud for purity, wealth, beauty and goodness. And I wanted to be like that. Yellow (Asian) has also

Essay: Achilles the greek god

534 words - 2 pages Achilles is a greek hero. In this essay i will explain his story.When Achilles was a boy, the seer Calchas prophesied that the city of Troy could not be taken without his help. Thetis knew that, if her son went to Troy, he would die an early death, so she sent him to the court of Lycomedes, in Scyros; there he was hidden, disguised as a young girl. During his stay he had an affair with Lycomedes' daughter, Deidameia, and she had a son, Pyrrhus

Comparative Texts

864 words - 4 pages Comparative Text Essay General Vision and Viewpoint I will begin my introduction by discussing my comparative texts and how it relates to the general vision and viewpoint. The general vision and viewpoint conveys an outlook on life. As each character strives to achieve a certain goal, he/ she can be thwarted in a variety of ways. It also refers to the emotions expressed by the readers/ viewers and their views on the characters and as well as

Butterfly Essay

767 words - 4 pages was a heroine because she stood up for what she believed in, she was outspoken, and she was the bravest sister. Minerva was a heroine because she stood up for what she believed in. Minerva said, "What's more important, romance or revolution? But a little voice kept saying, Both, both, I want both. Back and forth my mind went, weaving a yes by night and unraveling it by day to a no"(Alvarez 58). Minerva knew what was important to her and what she

Growing up and the changes of Jem and Scout

548 words - 2 pages Growing up and the changes of Jem and ScoutThe theme of maturity and formation of personality is one of most important one in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by American author Harper Lee. This is the story about the people of Maycomb city, Alabama which is narrated by six-year-old girl Jean Finch, or Scout as she is usually called in the book.Through Scout's eyes, we enter in the world of 1930s America where Afro-Americans have limited rights

Little American Hero

990 words - 4 pages Essay KingAmerican LitanyMrs. Director2/3/05Little American HeroAuthors have used American heroes through literature to spread their ideas to society. In the novel "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain a 12 year old boy puts the American in American hero. Huck Finn possesses the three main characteristics of an American hero. Huck is brave, ingenious, and loyal. These qualities help Huck through his adventures through a series of

Animal Farm: The Seven Cammandments

780 words - 3 pages Erik Meier 2/06/02 Language Arts: Essay Team 8-2 George Orwell wanted to express to the public his view during World War II and The Russian Revolution. The seven commandments in the story were organized by the animals in order to keep a better farm on Manor Farm or as it was changed later

Harper Lee's, "To Kill a Mockingbird"

578 words - 2 pages Harper Lee's, To Kill a Mockingbird tells both the story of a family and of the entire town in which they live, when both are placed into a scandalous moral and ethical dilemma; a conflict that tests the limits of their bravery and the power of their courage. One of the novel's primary concerns is courage, and its narrator, Scout Finch (a girl not yet six at the novel's start), sees the true nature of courage in her father. The intellectual and

Examining the Relationships Between Characters in To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men

579 words - 2 pages Relationships are key to stories, the most interesting stories keep the reader guessing as to what is to happen further on in a relationship. In life relationships are key, that is why solitary confinement is the worst possible punishment to a human being. Every person has different views as to what a good relationship is, in this following essay I will try to put across my views. In the book “ To Kill A Mockingbird” the relationship between

The Origin of Modern Christmas and the Myth of the Tooth Fairy

836 words - 4 pages When Sir Bob of Schneizereindeer returns from Zimbabwe, his knights organizes a meeting to tell Sir Bob some terrible news. His wife, Queen Phaedra, has been taken away by a dragon and locked up in its castle. As the bravest knight in all of Schneizereindeer, Sir Bob undoubtedly chooses to go on an adventure to save his lover from the devilish dragon. From where Sir Bob’s from, every knight possesses a special ability, and for Bob, he could fly

Mr. Tuckett

765 words - 4 pages I know you are expecting to read just another boring essay that some 8th grade student wrote; you are one hundred percent right but lets try to make this essay more interesting than average, lets have some fun. If you were captured by indians then forced to live an outdoor and wildlife what would you think?If it was me I know I would freak out and go crazy! My character's name is Francis Tucket (Mr.Tucket) from the book Mr.Tucket by Gary Paulsen

Similar Essays

Research Essay On Crane's Maggie A Girl Of The Streets

1911 words - 8 pages By Lee A. ZitoA person's identity is a mixture of many characteristics. These characteristics make up who we are, how we act, and decisions we make in life. These decisions can include where we hang out, who we hang out with, and what type of behavior we emit. What creates these characteristics? How do we develop these traits that determine who we are in society?When Stephen Crane wrote Maggie A Girl of the Streets, he created two characters in

This Essay Is About The Metaphorical Use Of Mathmatics In "The One Girl At The Boys Party" By Sharon Olds

547 words - 2 pages The Emergence of Femininity in "The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds."The One Girl at The Boys Party" by Sharon Olds is about the personal journey ofthe discovery of feminine sexuality in the life of an adolescent female. In this confusingjourney mathematics are used metaphorically to describe the girls new found sexuality.The girl attempts to deny the emergence of her femininity though the impersonal use ofmathematics in order to

Essay On The Japan: The Modern Girl As Militant Discussing About The Modern Japanese Women During The Period Of The 1920s<Tab/>

1179 words - 5 pages In Japan, the images of women have undergone rather remarkable transitional changes. In her article "The Modern Girl as Militant", Miriam Silverberg focuses on the category of Modern Girl ("moga," or modan gaaru), a topic of debate in Japanese society during the 1920s and early 1930s. She argues that the Modern Girl was a media creation designed to portray women as promiscuous and apolitical. It was a way of displacing the militancy expressed in

A Commentary Essay Based On "Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl" Which The Work Is Analyzed In Comparison To Elie Wiesel's "Night"

940 words - 4 pages In the novel "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl", the author uses several literary devices to contribute to both the major and minor themes of the memoir. Such literary devices are similar to "Night", another memoir by Elie Wiesel. Both novels are set in the years of World War Two in middle-eastern countries during the Holocaust. The authors of the two novels, Anne Frank and Elie Wiesel, were close in age but their experiences with the
Underemployed | Dead Cells v1.0.2.23340 | Warcraft: O Primeiro Encontro de Dois Mundos (Warcraft) 2016