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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Inspired by Your Browsing History. Many of these monologues left me on tears, or screaming that nothing ever changes.

But, I began crying as soon as I cracked the introduction because it was as emotkonal Eve Ensler knew the deepest, darkest parts of me. I can feel the invisible stirrings in the air. Ensler brings variety into her tapestry of the experience of being a girl in this modern world while at the same time highighting the universality of this experience, of shared girlhood But it would behoove her to let the women she has traveled around the world and found so “beautiful” speak for themselves, instead of theatrically adapting their words.

And many more questions. There are expectations that come with being pretty rather than being funny, which she used to be. However, it is difficult for me to say that I am an Emotional Creature didn’t have some writing issues. Engagement is always the first step to involvement and change for the better.

I didn’t even have creaturw make a joke about it. You know the truth: Moving through a world of topics and emotions, these voices are fierce, alive, tender, complicated, imaginative, and smart.

So many are harmed or killed before change comes. I think with so much real suffering happening in other parts of the world, it’s difficult to remember that girls in eneler countries have their own voices and stories needing to be told, and just because it isn’t anything news-worthy, doesn’t mean it isn’t a problem or question or anxiety worth addressing Apart from the Girl Facts, though, I loved how these ideas and issues emotlonal tackled through the voices of other young women and girls around the world.


I Am an Emotional Creature

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. The book will no doubt offer solace and insight for those who are right in the middle of the fucked-up girl and boy and parent stuff that freaks out teenage girls.

The manifesta at the end of the book tells girls to go places alone. But the piece isn’t about the girl: In it, Eve Ensler creates dialogues for girls, each inspired “by an article, an experience, a memory, a dream, a wish, an image, or a moment of grief and rage.

Emotional Creature | the secret life of girls around the world

But to the women who fight for more, who fight to be bigger than the status quo, to fight to prove they’re usually smarter than most men, to the single moms who fight for their children because they have been abandon by false promises and initially fell for it–I love you all. The ending is great: They are there to harm you.

I have great respect for Ensler, her writing, and her beliefs, but I simply do not have the heart or mind for this type of writing. I love loved the fictional stories which were based on international characters, especially the one about the Iranian little girl who was forced into a nose job.

‘I Am an Emotional Creature’: Eve Ensler’s monologues evoke girl power

They know they are equal to men. The book will no doubt offer solace and insight for those who are right in creaturd middle dmotional the fucked-up girl and boy a Wow! You need to read this book. I was born like that. The format and content was revelatory, and Ensler became a worldwide sensation because of her willingness to have a frank discussion about a taboo topic. To achieve that, she provides insight into what it might be like to live as a young woman today.


I am an emotional creature by Eve Ensler | A Poem a day

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. It was more than I expected, and I wish I had read this when I was a bit younger. Feb 09, Pages Buy.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The Best Jazz of I want to thank her for writing these monologues.

The stories in this book are both touching and extremely eye opening. Why would you want to shut me down or e,otional me off? 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 back Ask for it Say you want it 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 dreature 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 out 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.

I’d like to think it would have had an impact on me and how I saw myself and the world.