• The Precious Stones
    time to see the precious stones. Get dressed quickly. We can go there at once. Please hurry, the holy sage.” The sage laughed. He was surprised to see how anxious the millionaire had become ever since hearing of the other precious stones. The sage at his own pace, proceeded with his daily...
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  • Life Sruggles
    tells how awful her life is and how unloved she is. Ms. Rains begin to tell her she loves her and her baby loves her. A few weeks past and Precious and her mother see each other for the last time at her social worker office (Mrs. Weiss). Mrs. Weiss asks Precious mother (Mary) about the abuse...
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  • Push vs Precious
    in which Precious struggles in both the film and novel. Precious always dreams and wishes of hopes in becoming a supermodel with a light skinned boyfriend, who truly loves her. Sapphire descriptively describes how Precious wishes to be, physically. “…in my inside world, I am so pretty, like an...
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  • Climbing to a Better Life
    : she taught Precious how to read and write and at the same time helped her to overcome the experience of sexual harassment she suffered. Although they were the results of a painful experience, Precious’s children were a huge motivation and a considerable sign of love. They were the influence in...
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  • The Implications of a Multicultural Psychotherapy Treatment Plan
    described how proud we were of her. After we finished role playing the script for the last time, we prepared the client for termination explaining that our next session would be last. Precious seemed surprised that therapy was finished so soon and she reported that it went by quickly. Homework For...
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  • Essays
    Danielle Payton Government Period 2 Mr. Pascua January 21, 2011 The Struggle of a Black Woman In the movie Precious, directed by Lee Daniels, there were plenty of different factors that went on throughout the movie. From education problems, welfare issues, to sexual abuse. No matter how...
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  • Push Essay
    Sapphire’s first novel hits the reader like a Mack truck, and it clearly signals that the literary ride ahead won’t be in your father’s Oldsmobile” (Woods 86) I find this interesting because Woods explains how right from the first sentence you’re captivated, you don’t have time to get bored and to me...
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  • Push
    taught Precious how to read and write and, at the same time, She helped her overcome the traumatic memories of the sexual harassment that Precious suffered twice. This great novel is able to give a reader a deep meaning to it. The book lets the reader put themselves in the main characters position...
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  • Push/Precious Paper (Interpret the Movie and the Book)
    , which are portrayed very roughly, and may leave us stunned and shocked. Precious is a film that shows the influence our childhood, parents and the environment have on us - and how it, against all odds, is possible to change your life. The film, which takes place among poor African Americans in...
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  • Sympathy vs Empathy
    no reason at all. My parents are not perfect, by any means, but I know how much they love me, and I know they could never do something like that to me. In the movie, Precious, she becomes homeless with her newborn baby, after getting into a physical fight with her mother. I can sympathize with...
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  • Precious belonging
    Title: Precious Text Type: Film Date: 2009 Composer: Lee Daniels Publisher: Lionsgate, United States How does this text relate to the concept of belonging? Precious is the story of an illiterate, obese, 16-year old girl living in Harlem in 1987 who is raped by her father leading to 2...
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  • Push
    About the Story Setting Harlem, New York in 1987 Characterization Claireece Precious Jones The main character of the story is named Precious, who is a very obese 16 years old –an African American girl, who is pregnant for the second time by her father. Miss Blue Rain She is the teacher of...
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  • Precious
    different home. Precious has one child with Down’s Syndrome, but her mother doesn’t let the baby stay in the house with them so she lives with her grandmother and the only time Precious gets to see the baby is when the social worker visits to evaluate the child care. Precious: Based on the Novel...
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  • Push
    . Through the journals, Ms. Rain killed two birds with one stone: she taught Precious how to read and write and, at the same time, she helped her to overcome the experience of sexual harassment she twice suffered. Ms. Rain, an excellent teacher, an excellent adviser, an excellent human being...
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  • Precious: A Case Study
    in and is raising Precious’ special needs child 5. Precious never gives up Abuse or Trauma Experienced Throughout her life Precious is subject to copious amounts of abuse and trauma. This has caused Precious herself to exhibit aggressive and violent behavior. For example there are times in the...
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  • Film Review
    Precious that she wishes she would have aborted her because she was nothing to her, countless times during the movie I heard her tell Precious how useless she was. Also the mother didn’t make Precious’ education seem important; all she seemed to care about was getting down to Welfare to collect the...
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  • Precious vs Push
    film and book had decent endings; one did not excite me more than the other. In the article by Hilton and von Hippel, 1996, we are given an explanation of Priming and its relevance to prejudice and stereotyping. I believe Precious had such a hard time with who she was, beside the effects of...
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  • (Love)Narration Engl 101, W/O Conclusion
    The first time I felt love or passion was when I discovered friendship. When I think of friendship, my dear, life long friend, Precious comes to mind. When I first met Precious it didn't take long before I viewed her as an enemy. Our friendship didn't truly reveal itself until, an undesirable...
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  • Precious Movie Review
    is HIV positive, but her sons are not. Feeling depressed Precious breaks into her counselor’s office and steals her case files and then shares them with her classmates. This makes Precious feel much better about life. The movie ends with Precious and her mother seeing each other for the last time...
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  • Butterfly Effect in Bone
    through all those in her sensitive years, and as a result death became an overwhelming figure in her life. Ruth also remembers how LuLing would embarrass her by seeming too Chinese at a time when she was so anxious to consider herself American. Tan skillfully portrays the growing pains of Ruth...
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