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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I also liked this line: Why am I whispering when I have something to say? Reblogged this on Living the Daring Way. This book was the exact opposite. Everything you need and more. 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 We stop directing our lives.

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

Return to Book Page. I wasn’t incredibly impressed with some of the writing– I thought that the language could have been brighter, rawer in placesmore lyrical I can take you back. Trivia About I am an Emotional The way I hear bad news.

I am an emotional creature, and there’s nothing wrong with that. I lieterally could not put this book down it was so moving and reminded me that I trully am blessed. I had trouble separating the author’s distinct voice from the characters she was trying to embody.

Adam McKay’s gonzo Dick Cheney biopic satire, Vice, won’t be compared to Shakespeare, but it shares the Bard’s disinterest in supervillains’ motivations. It felt gratifying to read. Its a great read!!!

Jun 29, Greta rated it liked it Shelves: Every day I rub it and dream of telling lies like Pinocchio so it will grow back. Who says hers are any better?


“Absolutely magnetic!”

You are commenting using your Twitter account. These feelings make me better. 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.

So, when I saw that she had released a similar collection, but targeted for girls and teens, I instantly had to pick I’ll tell you why I bothered picking up this book: They make me present. They find themselves, through their work with girls around the world, able to recognize and reconnect with that piece of themselves While I like the premise of sharing the plight of girls worldwide, I have a problem with the provocative nature of this book. The Best Jazz of That kind of unity is so great and empowering, especially during that awkward period where young girls feel like no one else feels this awkward emotions or that no one “gets” them.

I know that boys feel super-insecure and so-called terrorists are made, not born. One thing I didn’t personally enjoy as much were the poems rumbling words from my prospective in some cases. One of my favorite pieces in the whole text is at the start of Part I: Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is a near-perfect success both as a grand statement of solidarity and as a gorgeously wrought, long-overdue story of black life and black love.

I know when a storm is coming. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Of course I think girls should fight back against unjust and ignorant ideas about females. I had to check it out. Inthe music world saw amazing reissues spanning rock titans crsature indie upstarts and electronic to pop of all stripes. Ensler used monologues most effectively in her groundbreaking work The Vagina Monologueswritten inafter she conducted hundreds of interviews with women asking them how they felt about their vaginas.


As much as she may want to look internally, Crexture essays focus on redefining the experience women have with their bodies. I am connecting you to your source. Aug 20, Paula rated it it was amazing Shelves: Read it Forward Read it first.

You remind us crrature what we have been forced to shut down and abandon in ourselves in order to fit in.

Those that have it all and those that don’t. Those were hard, especially since I remember a young woman coming to speak to my health class in college about her own.

The emsler fluctuated from book reading to performance to rally to consciousness raising session, until it was unclear where one experience began and the other ended.


And of course I think women should get equal pay and equal everything. I’m certain that the whole series of monologues would be much more powerful too when performed on stage as opposed to living on the page.

The way my mother wakes me up. Ensler talks about the energy girls possess to change the world, the emotonal they make us question ourselves, often to “wake up! Be the first to ask a question about I am an Emotional Creature.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The 80 Best E,otional of The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best 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.