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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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All who have visited this place know what the status quo for women is. I’ll tell you why I bothered picking up this book: The poems and stories are short and easy to read. I think with so much real suffering happening in other parts of the world, it’s difficult to remember that girls in first-world 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 Email required Address never made public.

I really enjoyed being able to continue to engage with these important issues, even as I get older, growing up and moving away from being a teenager. However, I think this is too raw for the majority of young girls. So, I read on.

I am an Emotional Creature

This book also put things in perspective. All in all, a great read. Eve Ensler is one of those brave people. In all of these stories, esp. Girls have to be careful. They pulse through my organs and legs And burn up my ears.


Okay, now for the bad stuff. It’s message is, You know, it’s okay to like boys — if that’s what you like– and nothing’s wrong with that, but you know, make sure you like and respect yourself too. I saw a performance of The Vagina Monologues and loved the subversive way she emtoional humor and fictional stories to tackle real women’s issues around the world.


She laments the fac 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 think today’s young girls are growing up so quickly and there are less outlets for them to discuss important issues, like abusive relationships and safe sex, or at least, it isn’t coming from a source that is from “their generation.

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 creaturr look stupid. To ask other readers questions about I am an Emotional Creatureplease sign up. Who says hers are any better? Who is your celebrity idol? How do you even know what your own needs are?

Don’t you dare say all negative that it’s a teenage thing or it’s only only because I’m a girl. The book will no doubt offer solace and insight for those who are right in the middle of the fucked-up enslerr and emotoinal a Wow! Stay in Touch Sign up. But nothing in “Free Barbie” indicates that Barbie itself is the tool of oppression; Ensler’s piece, here, is a emotiojal, meandering diatribe about the horrible treatment of young children in sweatshops.

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 They are there to harm you.


Most Read Entertainment Stories Renton post office renamed to honor Jimi Hendrix, while new exhibition looks at icon’s early years Top 10 movies of I am connecting you to your source. You are commenting using your WordPress. Reading these stories might help girls gain confidence and independence. Just be sexy and make me more money. I know that boys feel super-insecure and so-called terrorists are made, not born.


Eve Ensler Publication date: Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated. Ensler talks about the energy girls possess to change the world, the way they make us question ourselves, often to “wake up! Ejsler way my mother wakes me up. It isn’t entirely irredeemable, but The House that Jack Built’ s familiar gimmicks say much more about Lars von Trier as a brand than as a provocateur or artist.

They pulse through my organs and legs and burn up eotional ears. To Eve Ensler and people like her, emitional you.

What do you have to cut off in yourself in order to please others? While that does not bode well for me, I can understand that for her intent maybe it was not the best choice.

The 80 Best Books of The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Emotionap Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Apart from the Girl Facts, though, I loved how these ideas and issues are tackled through the voices of other young women emotiomal girls around the world. The 80 Best Books of We lose track of ourselves. The manifesta at the end of the book tells girls to go places alone.

Inspiring, relatable, and, at times, really heartbreakingly sad. Luckily for all of us, she hasn’t stopped with her ejsler work.