Essays Tagged: "don t cry"

This essay discusses the gender issue that took place in the film "Boys Don't Cry". It was written for my Womens Studies call and I recieved an "A" for it's content.

Boys Don't CryIn the movie Boys Don't Cry a lot of serious and difficult issues are addressed. Issues tha ... ut how women should act are the most obvious issues that were explored.The main character, Tina Brantrong>dontrong> or "Brantrong>dontrong>", is a homosexual female living in a very homophobic environment. More specifically, ... is a very controversial topic in the movie and in the real world, as well. Some people refer to Brantrong>dontrong>'s "condition" as a sexual identity crisis disorder. I think that Brantrong>dontrong>'s desire to be of the o ...

(1 pages) 103 3 2.6 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Wanting to die.

The end of life shall come some howI dream of peace but there is noneThe dream shall end my life is trong>dontrong>eI wish to rest forever moreSix feet down in demons loreA sleepless state of dreamless wakeOn dea ... own in demons loreA sleepless state of dreamless wakeOn deathbeds pillow my funeral makeIt shall be trong>dontrong>e just as I sayI shall be free I find a wayI slit my throat for you careYou cannot know the pain ...

(1 pages) 84 5 4.1 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

"Warriors Don't Cry".

quality, which suggests that everyone in the United States is free and equal. In the novel Warriors Don't Cry, the author, Melba Pattillo Beals, clearly proves that all people are not treated with fre ... struggle through segregation is not solely centered on school integration as presented in Warriors Don't Cry, but it is the starting point. Forced to be divided, many blacks were familiar with being ...

(9 pages) 92 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

A reaction and summary to the book "Warriors Don't Cry", the book is about the intergration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957

Warriors Don't CryThe book, Warriors Don't Cry, is a sad, yet encouraging story of a courageous young lady. A ... family was watching the news that evening, that is when her family finally found out what Melba had trong>dontrong>e. Not many people agreed with what she was doing, not even her own friends. When the time came f ...

(6 pages) 60 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Don't Cry, It's Only Thunder - Ethics and Musical Compositions.

Don't Cry, It's only Thunder Music can affect the outcome of a movie greatly. Musical composi ... y. Musical compositions and sounds give film the extra push needed in making the audience react. In Don't Cry, It's only Thunder, music helps set the mood of the movie, plus it helps in helping the au ...

(3 pages) 32 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Big Boys Don't Cry

rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.Margaret FullerBig Boys Don't CryStemming back to the beginning of most cultures, sociologists have documented records of ma ... eats women, and how he will treat his children. In spite of this common knowledge, many parents abantrong>dontrong> their intuitions and conform to the more culturally and socially acceptable models of parenting ...

(8 pages) 96 0 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Explain the main aspects of queer theory. Present a queer analysis of one or two films on the course. Discuss possible limitations of this approach.

ons on gender and identity through a queer lens and illustrate the concepts through the films, Boys Don't Cry (Kimberley Pierce, 1999) and The Crying Game (Neil Jordan, 1992).Queer theory fundamentall ... sub-cultural readings, but readings to position side by side to normatively straight readings."Boys Don't Cry" is the first mainstream film, based on a true story, to investigate female to male transv ...

(10 pages) 120 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Boys Has It Tougher

er reading some of the articles in the books like " The Fragile American Girl Myth" and "Boys trong>dontrong>'t cry" and by comparing them, I came to realize that guys have a harder time than girls. B ... m are because they have no other option. Guys have set rules and a definition for being a man. They trong>dontrong>'t know how to cry, in the sense that they trong>dontrong>'t know how express their emotions nor could they. ...

(5 pages) 1036 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Kelly.rose@law.com

As I read the novel Warriors Don't Cry written by author Melba Pattillo Beals, I became part of an audience exposed to both the r ... a's outlook, "just another day of integration"�. (Page 217).As a reader the UN humane things trong>dontrong>e to this young girl anger me. I am both angry and disgusted at how people can treat human beings ... hat in itself is a reason Melba's story will continue to live on and educate its followers.WARRIORS DON'T CRY Melba Pattillo Beals Kelly Rose History 17B

(6 pages) 1022 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hobbit - Thorin's Ancestral Story

e stupid you know that? Really stupid!" Little Layla cowered in the corner and wailed loudly."Don't cry, baby" her Mother screamed. "I will give you something to cry about!" She wipe ... aring blankly at the teacher. "Oh I am sorry Mrs. McDowell, my mind is-" "Well now, I trong>dontrong>'t mind if you drift off, just not in my class, alright? Now please pay attention Layla, this wil ...

(3 pages) 343 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Boys Don't Cry Analysis

Boys Don't Cry Analysis Brantrong>dontrong> was deffinately a very confused person, but yet seemed to have everything ... his is the only reason that she was ever eve able to trick everyone into thinking she was a he. Brantrong>dontrong> was able to apply most of the male social norms to her every day life, for example: Drinking and ... unk male that drove them all, and that illegal social norm is usually attributed to males only. Brantrong>dontrong> committed many deviant acts through out the movie, some illegal, and others just kind of weird. ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Warriors Don't Cry

Review of Melba Pattillo Beals' Warriors Don't Cry Melba Pattillo Beals has written a compelling story, which has documented her experiences ...

(3 pages) 945 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Big Guy's Don't Cry

BIG BOYS DON"T CRY Crying in public. This has never been something the male race has been approved to d ... f her mother's grip once more. She graced me with a big, saliva filled kiss on the cheek and said, "Don't worry, you be O.K.?" I laughed, got up from the bench and headed home.The bike ride home ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Warriors Don't Cry

"Warriors Don't Cry" Melba Pattillo Beals was a bright, pretty and very smart young girl. Her dreams and hopes ... would never be enough to prepare her for the life ahead. During the course of the story, "Warriors trong>dontrong>'t Cry", Melba went through many changes. At first she was very innocent and really didn't unders ...

(1 pages) 380 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Warriors Don't Cry

"Warriors Don't Cry" Melba Pattillo Beals was a bright, pretty and very smart young girl. Her dreams and hopes ... would never be enough to prepare her for the life ahead. During the course of the story, "Warriors trong>dontrong>'t Cry", Melba went through many changes. At first she was very innocent and really didn't unders ...

(1 pages) 554 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Warriors Don't Cry

"Warriors Don't Cry" Melba Pattillo Beals was a bright, pretty and very smart young girl. Her dreams and hopes ... would never be enough to prepare her for the life ahead. During the course of the story, "Warriors trong>dontrong>'t Cry", Melba went through many changes. At first she was very innocent and really didn't unders ...

(1 pages) 536 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Religion Essay

stianity, Islam, and Satanism. Christianity and Islam are big religions but Satanism is not. People trong>dontrong>'t usefully know much about Satan. Now lets see how these religions are different and the same fr ... d with the original Necronamicon because supposedly in the new versions they leave stuff out so you trong>dontrong>'t raise a fire god and get in trouble. Satanist say hail Satan meaning hail me because Satan is ...

(2 pages) 20 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Fwemale Stereotypes

oys…not getting jobs, or anything "useful". Make up commercials also show women are ditzy. I trong>dontrong>'t know of any guys that will go out and spend hundreds of dollars a year on making themselves lo ... Women are obviously more emotional then men. I admit that I am a little bit, but I trong>dontrong>'t cry just because I see a Folgers commercial where a lady's son comes home for Christmas, that ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Boy's Don't Cry Review

John Hirst 10475857 Psych 230 Response paper "Boys Don't Cry" 1-31-02 Homosexuality and transsexuaslism are topics that have made progress as f ... who either do not understand or just do not accept them regardless. As was shown in the movie, Boys Don't Cry, alternate lifestyles are phenomena that are often met violently and with little or no tol ... itions for this issue are pretty cut and dry. Especially in the movie. On the one hand you have Brantrong>dontrong>/Teena who is the point in question. A lesbian who wants to be a man very badly and is trying to ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Voices in his Head

d as he dropped his head to his knees and raised his hand to his face, washing the tears away."Jim, trong>dontrong>'t lie to me. I know you're crying. Grown men trong>dontrong>'t cry Jim. I can't believe you're crying." "Sto ... ng. He tried to calm himself as the voice became louder."Jim, you know what you have to do." "No. I trong>dontrong>'t want to." He fought through the tears."Jim." A pause. "Pull the trigger." "No." "Everybody kno ...

(4 pages) 398 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature