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I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World - SECTION IIa: Pages 57-80 Summary & Analysis

Eve Ensler
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SECTION IIa: Pages 57-80 Summary

Section II begins with a poem from a universal voice of all girls, seeking God, Allah, and understanding of the world.

An anorexic girl blogs about her disorder. She describes how bad food tastes, and how much she hates herself when she is forced to eat a meal. She is happy when she is skeletal, though her mother cries when she looks like the starving children on their tv. She is sent to a clinic for eating disorders. She tries to figure out what comes after anorexia.

An Iranian girl's parents have her nose altered without her being a part of the decision process. While the girl did have a large nose before, she liked it; it made her the person she was. Now that she is 'fake pretty' she must watch what she eats and act like a pretty girl...

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