Being A Girl

  • The New Girl

    The New Girl Af Marc Mitchell Johannes 1u. To believe in yourself, and believe in your own will, may not always be as easy as it sounds. The effects that a person you look up to, can have on your own acts, are not to be underestimated. In “The New Girl”, our narrator experiences that these effects can result in a forever lasting knot. You can always regret what you have said, but can you live with it? “The New Girl” is a short, simple story, which brings up some themes we all know about,

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  • Farm Girl

    English 1000 with Janie Miller Monday, January 24, 2011 Hemauer's Farm Girl 1.) I think the purpose of Hemauer writing this essay was to remind herself of the time on the farm and share with her audience the things that she learned from it.  She is almost giving a reason for why she turned out the way she did, but she is extremely proud about it.  An older audience might perceive it as a child that actually lifted a hand like they did back in the day, whereas a a majority of the younger audience

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  • Being a Girl

    Being Girl: A Sociological Memoir My first memory of kindergarten was this: dozens of tiny, petrified 5-year-olds being dropped off at their first day of school, and dozens of exhausted, overworked mothers consoling their weeping sons and daughters. I remember it vividly because, despite the terror and chaos, a single thought pervaded my mind, the thought that “these moms are not as pretty as my mom.” I wasn’t entirely biased, either. By North American standards

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  • Being There

    Being There Being there is about a man named Chance, who is isolated from the outside of the old man's estate, getting his knowledge from watching television and taking care of the garden. He is around 40 years old, stupid and illiterate. He doesn't have any social skills, so he just talks about the garden. When the old man dies the lawyers who handle the estate can't find any evidence that chance has lived there, he is thrown out of the house. When he is on the street he is run over by a limo

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  • Boys and Girls

    Literature in Society Keri Ann Yellott ENG/125 July 16, 2012 Literature in Society In the story "Boys and Girls" by Alice Munro, she tells a story about a young girl whom resists womanhood during the time of society where men and women were not considered equal. A mother’s role was in the house and a man’s was outside the house. Men were the dominant figures in the household whereas the women were subservient. This story occurs on a family farm outside Jubilee, Ontario, Canada during

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  • Girls

    without even acknowledging the fact that we're still there. *Also, when we tell you you're pretty/ beautiful/ gorgeous/ cute/ stunning, we freaking mean it. Don't tell us we're wrong. We'll stop trying to convince you. The sexiest thing about a girl is confidence. Yeah, you can quote me. *Don't be mad when we hold the door open. Smile and say "thank you." Let us pay for you. Don't "feel bad." We enjoy doing it. It's expected. Smile and say - everybody together now - "thank you." *Kiss

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  • A Week Being a Girl Board Member

    A week being a girl board member Breathing gases out of my mouth with my right hand covering it, I slowly opened my bag and placed my pen and books into it. Now, everything is ready! Anytime by now we’ll be leaving this air-conditioned room full of students patiently waiting for the results. I was half-asleep when I heard my name, that’s the girl in the podium calling me. So I went in to the stage together with the other students beaming with great happiness, I looked above and said to myself

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  • Working Girl

    ‘Working girl’ is a term used to refer to the college educated women who are leaving the traditional domestic confinement to pursue service occupations in nursing and teaching. In 1890, out of the working women, 68 percent were not married while only a mere 14 percent were married and with the remaining 18 percent either widowed or divorced. This class of women was criticized for developing new lifestyles that put the woman outside the family therefore compromising their motherhood roles. In fact

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  • Farm Girl

    The essay I read was Farm Girl, by Jessica Hemauer. In this essay Jessica explained her life as a young farm girl, and how this helped her as she older. She talked about how much more mature she was than others in her class in high school. She explained how she had better time management skills, when she obtained a job outside of her fathers farm. She expressed how her fathers farm helped her gain these skills (Hemauer’s .J.2011). She also elaborated on being held back as a child from experiencing

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  • Farm Girl

    Response – Revision Mike Sopkowiak Anna Cahill English 115 08/12/2013 Assignment 1.2 Summary and Personal Response Final Draft In the essay “Farm Girl” Written by Jessica Hemauer I think one of the main points in the story is the work ethics that are taught at a young age turns to make them successful at life. A family of three girls Jessica who the story is told from her perspective. And Sisters Angie, Melissa and one boy Nick that work on the farm to provide for themselves. They all do

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  • Girl Groups

    What was popular than is way different now In today’s society girls groups sing, dance, and have very unique styles. In the beginning there was not as much dancing and bright colors and things like that. The Omg Girlz are and an example of brightness is and dancing throughout the song. Xscape is more of a laid back group the dance, but it was smoothe. While the groups dance, dress, and sing different. Dancing is the main thing in having a successful group or music career. With dancing

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  • Baby Girl.

    Essay on Baby Girl. These days gender imbalance is becoming a grave problem especially in India. Girls are either aborted from mother’s womb or killed after birth. This gives rise to crimes like rape and killing. Write an essay emphasizing importance of women in the society. In ancient time birth of a girl child was considered as auspicious. As per an Indian proverb, “A home without a daughter is like a body without soul”. The birth of a daughter in the house was compared with the advent of Goddess

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  • Farm Girl

    | Farm Girl | Assignment 1.1 Summary and Personal Response | | | | The essay that I’ve chosen to write about is “Farm Girl” by Jessica Hemauer. The author’s most important point is how she can’t have the same life as her friends. Since she’s a farm girl, she has to make that a priority in her life. Regular students make their social lives their main focus. For Jessica, doing her farm chores is more important than extracurricular activities in school. Although she’d rather play a

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  • Girls

    When the Need to Appease Destroys I started watching Girls in April of 2012, when the pilot episode premiered; the first season was fantastic. “Girls” has none of the cheeriness , and forced punch lines of “2 Broke Girls” or “New Girl”, which also focus on women in their 20’3 “trying to figure out life.” Hannah, Lena Dunham’s character, is not a heroine. She is unpleasant, annoying, selfish and a ‘tamed crazy’ in ways that are only occasionally endearing. Her friends are differently flawed, but

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  • Girl

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  • Girl

    positions. In the pharmaceutical industries, pharmacists can obtain positions in marketing, sales, research, quality control, production, or packaging. The job outlook for pharmacists is very hopeful. Currently there are more job openings than degrees being granted. This is the case due to the increased needs of a growing older population, scientific advances, new developments in genome research and medication distribution system, and more sophisticated consumers. Due to declining dispensing fees, pharmacists

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  • The Farm Girl

    A Short Summary of “Farm Girl” by Hamauer Ruth Embaye Professor Michael Gueltig January 19, 2012 “Farm Girl” by Hamaeur Jessica Hamaeur wrote ‘Farm Girl’ as a form of her life history. Through the story, she describes how her siblings and she grew up on the farm. The reader gets to understand that the children were brought up by parents who had an eye for responsibility. Through the roles that the children had to play each day before and after school, the reader learns that the children

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  • Farm Girl

    Summary of Farm Girl Anderson Jude ENG 115 Professor Chris Swindell Strayer University October 23rd, 2013 The short story Farm Girl is an in depth look at life through the eyes of a young girl growing up with her family on a farm. Throughout this non-fiction story the author Jessica Hemauer, does an amazing job of describing her surroundings to pull the reader in and make them feel like they are there with her. She begins as a younger girl describing how difficult it is for a child to awake

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  • Spice Girls and Girl Power

    Topic: Spice Girls and the normalizing spread of girl power Using Spice Girls as a point of study, I intend to research the spread in American popular culture of the ‘girl power’ phenomenon. It would discuss the nature of the idea (that female appearance and sensuality, and equality need not be mutually exclusive), how the concept relates to perceptions of gender roles and power through the lens of girl culture (for mainly the tween and teen groups) and the ways in which Spice Girls – as a major

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  • Good Girl

    As a little girl I remember being asked: “Are you a good girl?” This question is asked of little girls starting in very early childhood; it is a question that influences and shapes the minds and behaviors of little girls and begins to socialize them into predetermined gender roles. It also invokes fear and shame in little girls everywhere when they began to contemplate: “what exactly does this question mean?”, “how do I find out what it looks like?”, “who are the judges and by what gauge or yard

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  • The Girl

    he described the principal components of human personality: the id, the ego, and the superego. According to Freud, the interaction of these three parts can help us explain the complexities of human behavior (Boeree, n.d.). Freud viewed the human being as a physical organism with a developed consciousness. Within this understanding, the id is the source of the body’s drives and instincts. The id works in accordance with the pleasure principle, much like an infant demanding immediate satisfaction

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  • Third Girl

    Agatha Christie - Third Girl CHAPTER ONE HERCULE POIROT was sitting at the breakfast table. At his right hand was a steaming cup of chocolate. He had always had a sweet tooth. To accompany the chocolate was a brioche. It went agreeably with chocolate. He nodded his approval. This was from the fourth shop he had tried. It was a Danish patisserie but infinitely superior to the so-called French one near by. That had been nothing less than a fraud. He was satisfied gastronomically. His stomach was at

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  • Girl Groups

    Girl Groups During the 1960's girl groups which featured female vocal artists produced various genres of music ranging from “gospel, rhythm and blues, doo-wop as well as quirky pop.” Their songs talked about various concerns during that time such as “romance, sexual etiquette, and marriage, as well as love, loss and abandonment.” But although the fame and fortune of being a female rock star sounded great at the time, the girl groups were treated much worse than boy groups. There was less financial

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  • Its a Girl

    It's A Girl This documentary caught my attention from the very beginning, when I heard of a woman in India killing eight of her baby girls just because she did not want a daughter, but a son. She would keep getting pregnant in hopes of having a boy. I was in disbelief to see the facial reaction she had as she told her story, without guilt or regret, just no emotion at all. She believes women have the power to give life and the power to take it away. I disagree with that statement because each

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  • Girls

    University of Phoenix Material Foundations of Human Services Worksheet Answer, in a 50- to 100-word response, each of the following questions: 1. Identify the four themes of human services. A. Problem living – Human being are not always able to meet their needs. Human services has developed in response to the need of individuals groups or communities for assistance to live better lives. B. Self Sufficiency help human services open doors for success service providing clients

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  • Final Girl

    Bronson Best Steven Hedgepeth Composition 1 15 November 2014 Final Girl The article “Defeating the Male Monster in Halloween and Halloween H2O” wrote by Kelly Connelly, introduces a new idea about women in slasher films. In the article, Connelly states that women in films dealing with slashing, will have to learn and be able to face the masculine traits of the killer to be able to surive and be the “Final Girl” (13). Kelly uses the movies Halloween, Halloween 2, and Halloween H2O to describe

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  • Girl Scouts

    Girl Scouts When I think of the term “youth,” I think back to my childhood. Something that seems like it was so long ago, yet it was only a few years ago. Strongly intriguing, I instantly connected to learning about Youth Serving Organizations. Growing up, I was involved with a handful of activities that kept me learning and growing. One that I most connected to was being a Girl Scout. Dedicating 10 years of my life to representing the “Girl Scout Promise,” I continue to do so today. We know

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  • Ranch Girl

    “Ranch Girl” By Maile Maloy Living on a ranch sounds like a challenge itself. In “Ranch Girl" by Maile Maloy she uses second person point of view to show you how the individual reacts to the community expectation in the character personal lives. Ranch girl represents an ordinary, middle class, Texas girl who lives on a horse ranch. Throughout the short story, Maloy makes ranch girl seem defeated for every decisions she makes, however does she have a backup plan? The individual charter, ranch

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  • Girl

    Luis M. Rojas Professor Jose Rodriguez ENC1102 Composition II February 3, 2015 “Girl” The story "Girl", shows family togetherness and the love of a mothers like raise her daughter in order to teach her how she could carry out the duties when she will be an adult woman. Still, the story shows a complex relation of mother-daughter in this monologue story. Moreover, the story shows a mother, who always is giving orders to her daughter all the time, since the beginning to the end of the

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  • New Girl

    "The New Girl" by Marc Mitchell "I have a dream that one day little black boys and girls will be holding hands with little white boys and girls." This quote was said by Martin Luther King, Jr., in his famous speech "I have a dream". Martin Luther King Jr. was a black man, who fought against both apartheid and segregation. His dream came true, as we live in a world where it is accepted by most to have different skin colour, a different culture and religion. The short story "The new girl" by Marc

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  • Girl

    chosen to be the guide of an exchange student from Costa Rica. Before the student arrives in the US, he has asked you to give him some tips about schools in our country. Using 10 different commands, create a presentation in which you give him tips for being successful in US schools. Your presentation should include 5 affirmative and 5 negative commands in the tú form. Examples: Study many hours, Don’t sleep in class, etc. To create your presentation, you may use PowerPoint, or one of the tools listed

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  • Being a Girl

    Being a girl can become a difficult life style. Between our stages in life, staggering attitudes and emotions… I don’t know how we would get through it. I myself am a girl, born and raised as one; so I know first hand that I can be very frail and take many chances. I’m also the target for a lot of people, for emotional support and other things. My parents depend a lot on me to take care of things when they can’t, especially because I'm the only girl. I recall my 5th grade classroom, the desks

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  • Farm Girl

    Farm Girl In Jessica Hemauer’s essay “Farm Girl," Jessica explains the ups and downs of living on a farm. Jessica shares her feelings of anger, sadness, and jealousy, but we also see how truly grateful she is about the life lessons she gained as a Farm Girl. Jessica gets up at 5 am with her two sisters, Angie and Melissa and her brother, Nick, so they can help their father with the morning chores. After getting up they start their morning routine of “washing their faces, brushing their teeth

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  • Girl Interrupted

    The movie Girl,Interrupted is an intense movie that follows the journey of the lives of a group of women in a mental institution. Taken place in 1960's America, the movie is based on the life of Susanna Kaysen,, as she voluntarily checks herself into an institution after she tried to commit suicide. The movie chronicles the the life inside an institution and the many disorders the women are facing. Susanna, is a high school senior preparing to graduate, until she decides to take an entire bottle

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  • Popular Girls

    Popular Girls “Popular Girls, a short story by Karen Shepard, written in 2001, about the life of 5 spoiled girls, who lives in the city that never sleeps, with absent parents and their daddy’s credit card. You’ve guessed it. It’s about “Popular Girls”. The story follows five girls living in New York City in 1982, whose lives revolve around being popular. They do everything in their power to do so. God has put them on earth to know everything about the latest fashion and trends. They have become

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  • Farm Girl

    Farm Girl by Jessica Hemauer David Smith ENG115 Charles P. Bretan January 13, 2016 “Farm Girl" Hemauer composed this article since she needed peruses to peruse about what her life was similar to experiencing childhood with a ranch, and how she needed to oversee and assume the responsibility for her distinctive way of life that no different children had encountered. Regardless of on the off chance that she was the "ranch young lady," or the girl that was in school exercises, she was continually

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  • Are Girls Better Than Girls

    Are Girls Smarter Than Boys Ok so there is a debate that is explaining how girls are better than boys. And even though there is a lot of evidence supporting that claim, i think that they are wrong. There are many reasons explaining that girls are not smarter than boys. And guess what most men can reach to higher levels of jobs the women can get. So that would mean that means that since they can get to higher levels, than that means that they are smarter. SO i am going to be telling you

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  • The New Girl

    character is Nancy Lee. She goes to school a white school, called George Washington High and she seems proud of being a Negro American. She also seems to be a calm and friendly girl, a girl that knows what she wants, and is following her dreams. I can see that because the last line in the text is “that is the land we must make” when I read that, I could see she is a real fighter and a girl who wants to change the country. The theme of the text is racism and difference between black people and white

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  • Girls

    remarried and formed a new family from the old or new marriage * Childless: * Lone-parent/ single parent: composed of one parent and child, most often a mother * Cohabitation couples: Family arrangements that resemble other forms without being legalized marriage * Same sex: Families consisting of two parents of the same sex, might possibly have children adopted or have children from another marriage * * Six Functions of the Family * Addition of New members * Families

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  • Girls and Gangs

    Girls and Gangs For much of history, gang members who are female have generally been left out of the equation. When both the layman and the researcher looked at gang life, gang members, and how they function, rarely have women and their role in gang culture been considered. However, women have long played important roles in gang life, culture, and membership, and the importance of such cannot be ignored. When women in gangs are studied, patterns emerge, the paths that often lead to gang life

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  • Gone Girl

    Gillian. Gone Girl: A Novel. , 2012. Print. The abuse of society’s gender roles and the stigma that surrounds these roles are at the core of Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl. The main character, Amy Dunne, uses the fact that she, a woman from an ‘elite’ background, married to an unfaithful husband will be easily seen as a victim in the eyes of both the media and law enforcement. We as a society have come to a unified conclusion that women are the inferior gender and despite that being incorrect, women

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  • The Girl

    concept of love as expressed in the sonnets is essentially based upon reality, human beings interacting or regarded as representative of love without the necessity to involve the idea of 'worship' as is certainly the case with Petrarch's 'Laura'. Although many of the sonnets are addressed to an unknown and somewhat generically enigmatic female, referred to as 'the Dark Lady' by critics, the sense of the sonnets being concerned with human love in all its aspects is always primary, as Shakespeare writes

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  • Girl

    Facing Poverty With A Rich Girls Habits English 115 01/12/15 Have you ever been so accustomed to living one way almost your entire life, then all of a sudden it all comes to a end within a blink of an eye? Well this young girl once lived in a wealthy part of Korea, She attended the best schools and got chauffeured everywhere she went. She was use to having all the finer things that most children her age didn’t have. It all came to a end when her millionaire father lost everything through bankruptcy

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  • The Girl

    The Girl The girl in the black rain coat sat calmly on the newly finished bench waiting for the bus. It was a gray cement bench, with writing on the top, like a tombstone, definitely dedicated to someone whose name she couldn’t quite read. It didn’t matter anyway. It was raining hard enough to see the rain come straight down like elongated bullets. The bus arrived in the rain, spewing water on both sides. The girl in the black rain coat sauntered up the stairs of the Tri City Transit

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  • Girl

    The relationship between the girl and the mother is controlling, poor bonding, and one sided. Due to the mother being from Jamaica her traditions was instilled in her from her parents, so she attempts to instill those same traditions to her daughter. But, she fails to realize that what was foster in her is different by the time period her daughter lives her life. The girl seem to be annoyed with all the “you must do this, and you must act like this, and don’t sing Calypso in church better yet not

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  • Girl

    ​Throughout time and throughout the world women have always been viewed differently by society. In many cultures, women have destined roles to fulfill and repercussions to bear if she cannot achieve being that ideal woman. The short story “Girl” by Jamaica Kincaid, consists of an extremely long, single sentence of advice a mother imposes on her young daughter. Believing her daughter is already at risk of an adolescent’s promiscuity, she cautions and reprimands her daughter in order for her to grow

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  • Farm Girl

    In Jessica Hemauer’s essay “Farm Girl”, Hemauer explains the good and the bad of having grown up on a farm. Hemauer shares her feelings of anger, sadness, and jealousy. Hemauer also shows us her gratitude as she reflects back. When Jessica was young she did not realize that all of her hard work and her fathers’ stern ways were indeed teaching her a very important lesson in life. She only felt the sadness of being different from her classmates, and that her responsibilities on the farm made it hard

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  • Girl Interupted

    Robin Warrick Girl interrupted The symbolic “parallel universe” of mental illness that Kaysen describes gives us insight into the all-consuming nature of diseases of the mind. Afflictions of this sort are, in the author’s view, as encompassing as a physical disability, a life of crime, or even death. Georgina’s life enters the parallel universe without any warning when a “tidal wave of blackness” sweeps over her. This frightening description of the sudden and unpreventable onset of profound depression

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  • Farm Girl

    Farm girl” by Hemauer 1. Identify the source (writer and title of essay) and state his or her most important point in your own words. 2.Summarize the other main points and their supporting details in separate paragraphs. 3.Discuss the (1) writer’s purpose, (2) genre, (3) audience, and (4) tone (attitude). Purpose: Why did Hemauer write this essay? How might different audiences see different purposes? I think Hermauer wrote this essay to share her experience about working on her family’s

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  • Farm Girl

    This is a story about a girl named Jessica Hemauer who is trying to fit in with the other kids in her school. Being that she comes from a farm she has more responsibilities before and after school and she is not able to participate in school activities or other activities that the other kids have the opportunity to do. She wants to be involved with school activities like basketball and different clubs because this way she feels that she will fit in with everyone else. On the farm, Jessica gets

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