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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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Jan 25, Pages. One more thing, the girl-facts ,found in the book, were so sad and true. The ending is great: I Am an Emotional Creature is a call, a reckoning, an education, an act of empowerment for girls, and an illumination for parents and for us all. Every day I rub it and dream of telling lies like Pinocchio so it will grow evw.

Each story is fictional and is told by a girl, and the first-person voice makes each of the girls sound authentic and plaintive, innocent yet wise. Their voices are strong, their stories heart-breaking. Sometimes we forget what girls in some countries or in our emotkonal countries have to go through. They know they are equal to men. So, I read on. 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.

The language is beautiful, the rhythm and cadence wonderful, the sentences profound. Though her scope has become increasingly global in recent years largely due to her work in the Democratic Republic of Congo with sexual assault victimsshe still sees a universality in the issues affecting women. The last piece, Manifesta To Young Women and Girls, seemed to do exactly the opposite of what Ensler was going for in the beginning.



She was comfortable, even happy, with her distinctive nose, and is devastated by the change. The connection to feminism represented in the book unfolds with the stories told by girls and how the enaler their struggles.

Dec 02, Jenny rated it it was amazing. The situations these young girls have been forced into are horrifying. Of course I hate and ache over violence against women.


I am connected to everything and everyone. I am an emotional creature touched me, healed me, and spoke to me in ways I didn’t think was possible. However, I think this is too raw for the majority of young girls. This is not extreme. More than enough for me to recommend this book. Another line in the manifesta says to always fight back.

A lot of it focused on the more difficult aspects of girlhood, like fear and conformity, but didn’t explore other emotions like, laughter, family, sisterhood, etc that are very much a part of being a young girl. This is a book I will cherish for many years to come.

Inspiring, relatable, and, at times, really heartbreakingly sad. I mean they feel so bad. I had trouble separating the author’s distinct voice from the characters she was emotioonal to embody. We have become accustomed to muting you, judging you, discounting you, asking you– sometimes even forcing you– to betray what you see and know and feel. She laments the fact that young women and girls have so many people to answer to, and so many people whose expectations they must meet.

Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans to indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes. It took me a few tries to get into the rhythm of the verse.

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My heart was filled with creatufe, kindness, pride, and a desire to dig in and live my life to the fullest. The power of women is amazing.


Eve Ensler is amazing. 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. Girls deal with genital mutilation, the sex trade, slave labor, and war. This book was a three-star rating up to the last few pages when I decided “I really like this book!!! 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, I heard her cry out in understanding.

It makes me responsible. Trivia About I am an Emotional But nothing in “Free Barbie” indicates that Barbie itself is the tool of oppression; Ensler’s piece, here, is a fantastical, meandering diatribe about the horrible treatment of young children in sweatshops.


But the piece isn’t about the girl: Hurting myself when I mean to scream? The book will no doubt offer solace and insight for those who are right in the middle of the fucked-up girl and boy a Wow!

I am an emotional creature. The stories in this book are both touching and extremely eye opening. There are survey facts and trivia too, along with poetries and short dialogues.

Dec 22, Eddie rated it really liked it. Lists with This Book. I was born like that.

For emohional, in her story of the Kenyan girl who escaped getting sold forced into a marriage by her father, the girl wasn’t even Muslim!!! 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.