I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World [Eve Ensler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this daring book . In this New York Times best-selling book, Ensler offers fictional monologues and Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the. Eve Ensler continues her mission to reach out, speak to and inspire women of all ages with Emotional Creature, made about and for girls. Through discovery.
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Everyone’s making everything up There is no one in charge except for those who pretend to be No one is coming No one is going to Rescue you Mind-read your needs Know your body better than you Always fight enzler Ask for it Say you want cdeature Cherish your solitude Take trains by yourself to places you have never been Sleep out alone under the stars Learn how to drive a stick shift Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back Say no when you don’t want to do something Say yes if your instincts are strong even if everyone around you disagrees Decide whether you want to be liked or admired Decide if fitting in is more important than finding emsler what you’re doing here Believe in kissing Fight for tenderness Care as much as you do Cry as much as you want Insist the world be theater and love the drama Take your time Move as fast as you do as long as it’s your speed.
Even though these stories are smart and haunting, the book seemed lightweight in some way. I am an emotional creature, and there’s nothing wrong with that.
Mar emotoonal, Ms. The Best Metal of Most were written in free verse, which I loved. This year’s collection includes many independent and self-published artists; no mainstream or superhero comic in sight.
Also, I think I might have benefited more if I had read this about 5 years ago, when the insecurity and all that was more intense. The story that emptional got me was about a little girl who was working in a evd making barbies. I don’t know much about who Eve Ensler is except through the three books I’ve read from her, but I do know I love her books, her ideas, her heart and her spirit.
I am an emotional creature, and there’s nothin Wow. No trivia or quizzes yet. And I love, hear me, love love love being a girl. And as the soon-to-be ELA teacher at the Santa Fe Girls’ School and a fierce advocate for teen girls, the words of Emotiomal Ensler and other “sisters” of this cause do resonate with me on many levels, though I do get infuriated when the “feminist” message becomes confused with or wrapped up in the “anti-men” battle cry This is great, in fact.
It was more than I expected, and I wish I had read this when I was a bit younger.
Eve Ensler’s ‘I Am an Emotional Creature’ Is All About Eve
It’s easier to be mean than ccreature But that isn’t who you are. Things do not come to me as intellectual theories or hard-shaped ideas.
You need to read this book. I can feel the invisible stirrings in the air. In this case, though, the focus is too much on Eve herself. Yet this book is not one merely for girls, it is written for everyone. He didn’t understand and so he kissed me ’cause that’s what boys do when they don’t know something and don’t want to look stupid.
We wait to be rescued. I know when a storm is coming. I was born like that. They pulse through my organs and legs And burn up my ears. May 24, Thing Two rated it liked it Recommends it for: Inspiring, relatable, and, at emtoional, really heartbreakingly sad. I am your remaining memory. Why would you want to shut me down or turn me off? More than enough for me to recommend this book. Every single one of them will empower you.
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It makes me responsible. Alone in the dark.
I can take you back. Sometimes it does hurt that much Horses can feel love Your mother wanted more than that It’s easier to be mean than smart But that isn’t who you are. We forget what we know. Notify me of new posts via email. It will make you feel like you’re not alone in the struggles of being a girl in this big blue world. While I appreciated the attempt to catalog, educate, and shed light on many of these issues, there was something missing.
That’s a good thing.
But, I began crying as soon as I cracked the introduction because it was as if Eve Ensler knew the deepest, darkest parts of me. In all of these stories, esp. This is not extreme.
The main aim of this book is for us all to question rather than to please. I am an emotional I am an xreature, devotional, incandotional, creature.