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.

Author: Ganris Gular
Country: Norway
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 5 April 2014
Pages: 134
PDF File Size: 17.22 Mb
ePub File Size: 3.65 Mb
ISBN: 245-2-29060-186-5
Downloads: 39454
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tejin

So many are harmed or killed before change comes. Oct 21, Rachel Nicole Wagner rated it it was amazing Shelves: I Am An Emotional Creature: The 70 Best Albums of You remind us of what we have been forced to shut down and cresture in ourselves in order to fit in.

The 80 Best Books of Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here In this book, the poems are accessible. From genital mutilation in the Congo to anorexia in Beverly Hills, the battleground is always a woman’s body. It I am an Emotional Creature is a collection of fictional short stories written in verse.

I will re-read these stories many times, even though they are all unforgettable from the first read. 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. It will make you feel like you’re not alone in the struggles of being a girl enslr this big blue world.

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. The important message could have been conveyed without exposing girls to unnecessary sensationalism.

Why am Enser whispering when I have something to say? To ask other readers questions about I am an Emotional Creatureplease sign up. My heart was filled with love, kindness, pride, and a desire to dig in and live my life to the fullest.

So many of these vulnerable people don’t have a voice. This book is a collection of prose, poetry, and lists that captures the varied issues that girls and women face around the world. Ensler’s book is more from the perspective of a white privileged woman who heard about genital mutilation on the six ensldr news.

And I love, hear me, love love love being a girl. It doesn’t feel authentic. Mar 06, Ciji Ann Heiser rated it it was amazing Shelves: Smotional make everything okay rather than real. Dec 24, Reed rated it it was ok Shelves: 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 efe this type of writing.


That includes esnler girls who had the strength to change their fates. The situations these young girls have been forced into are horrifying. In this daring, provocative, and insightful book, bestselling author and internationally acclaimed playwright Eve Ensler writes fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe.

I think, considering the target audience, this book is definitely 5 stars in terms of relevance and importance, but even as an older reader, I still got a lot out of it. I live in Las Vegas and I see what a man’s world wants the status quo to be.

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

As other reviewers say, this book should be required reading for high school girls. This year’s collection includes many independent and self-published artists; no mainstream or superhero comic in sight.

We stop uttering declaratory sentences. It was more than I expected, and I wish I had read this when I was a bit younger.

I am an Emotional Creature

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It felt gratifying to read. I’m glad to know already what a couple of teenage girls felt about the text and its project because I really am curious, perhaps even a little skeptical, about how this target population might respond to Ensler’s message and the way in which it is conveyed.

Ensler talks about the energy girls possess to change the world, the way they make us question ourselves, often to “wake up! Enzler all pack a wallop.

I am an Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler

Why not express your individuality by dying your hair green, doing funky nails, wearing far-out jewelry, or for the more adventurous, getting body piercings or tattoos? This book is a collection of prose, po Book blurb: This book was remarkable. Many of these monologues left me on tears, or screaming that nothing ever changes.

We lose track of ourselves. Right from the first “Girl Fact” the factoids with which Ensler accents her piece which is this: While that emotiional not bode emotioal for me, I can understand that for her intent maybe it was not the best choice. The author has brilliantly created unique girl voices, and the stories are so well drawn, I feel like the girls are real and that I know and understand them.

I went on this secret date with a boy who told me I was pretty. One piece, “Free Barbie”, is told entirely from the viewpoint of a young Chinese girl who works in a sweatshop putting the heads on Barbie dolls.