Speak

Speak


  • Release: 2011-05-10
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 208 page
  • ISBN: 1429997044
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The first ten lies they tell you in high school. "Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. As time passes, she becomes increasingly isolated and practically stops talking altogether. Only her art class offers any solace, and it is through her work on an art project that she is finally able to face what really happened at that terrible party: she was raped by an upperclassman, a guy who still attends Merryweather and is still a threat to her. Her healing process has just begun when she has another violent encounter with him. But this time Melinda fights back, refuses to be silent, and thereby achieves a measure of vindication. In Laurie Halse Anderson's powerful novel, an utterly believable heroine with a bitterly ironic voice delivers a blow to the hypocritical world of high school. She speaks for many a disenfranchised teenager while demonstrating the importance of speaking up for oneself. Speak was a 1999 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature.

Speak

Speak


  • Release: 2019-08-22
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 240 page
  • ISBN: 9781444954173
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A fiercely authentic, critically acclaimed and award-winning modern classic. 'Speak up for yourself - we want to know what you have to say.' From my first day at Merryweather High, I know this is a lie. Nobody will even talk to me, let alone listen - all because I called the cops on an end-of-summer party. But if I could only tell everyone why I called the police that night... If I could explain what happened to me... If I could speak... Then everything might change. 'With the rise of women finding their voices and speaking out about sexual assault in the media, this should be on everyone's radar... Powerful, necessary, and essential.' - Kirkus

Speak

Speak


  • Release: 2011-05-10
  • Publisher: Square Fish
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 224 page
  • ISBN: 0312674392
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The first ten lies they tell you in high school. "Speak up for yourself--we want to know what you have to say." From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops, so now nobody will talk to her, let alone listen to her. As time passes, she becomes increasingly isolated and practically stops talking altogether. Only her art class offers any solace, and it is through her work on an art project that she is finally able to face what really happened at that terrible party: she was raped by an upperclassman, a guy who still attends Merryweather and is still a threat to her. Her healing process has just begun when she has another violent encounter with him. But this time Melinda fights back, refuses to be silent, and thereby achieves a measure of vindication. In Laurie Halse Anderson's powerful novel, an utterly believable heroine with a bitterly ironic voice delivers a blow to the hypocritical world of high school. She speaks for many a disenfranchised teenager while demonstrating the importance of speaking up for oneself. Speak was a 1999 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature.

Can the Subaltern Speak

Can the Subaltern Speak


  • Release: 2010
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 318 page
  • ISBN: 0231143850
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Acknowledgments p. ix Introduction Rosalind C. Morris p. 1 Part 1 Text "Can the Subaltern Speak?" revised edition, from the "History" chapter of Critique of Postcolonial Reason Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak p. 21 Part 2 Contexts and Trajectories Reflections on "Can the Subaltern Speak?": Subaltern Studies After Spivak Partha Chatterjee p. 81 Postcolonial Studies: Now That's History Ritu Birla p. 87 The Ethical Affirmation of Human Rights: Gayatri Spivak's Intervention Drucilla Cornell p. 100 Part 3 Speaking of (Not) Hearing Death and the Subaltern Rajeswari Sunder Rajan p. 117 Between Speaking and Dying: Some Imperatives in the Emergence of the Subaltern in the Context of U.S. Slavery Abdul Janmohamed p. 139 Subalterns at War: First World War Colonial Forces and the Politics of the Imperial War Graves Commission Michèle Barrett p. 156 Part 4 Contemporaneities and Possible Futures: (Not) Speaking and Hearing Biopower and the New International Division of Reproductive Labor Pheng Cheah p. 179 Moving from Subalternity: Indigenous Women in Guatemala and Mexico Jean Franco p. 213 Part 5 In Response In Response: Looking Back, Looking Forward Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak p. 227 Appendix: Can the Subaltern Speak? From Marxism and the Interpretation of History Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak p. 237 Bibliography p. 293 Contributors p. 309 Index p. 313.

Let Me Speak

Let Me Speak


  • Release: 1978
  • Publisher: NYU Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 235 page
  • ISBN: 9780853454854
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Speak

Speak


  • Release: 2006
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  • File: PDF, 43 page
  • ISBN: OCLC:64282267
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