Stereotypes, And Perceptions: My Personal Experiences

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I listened to “Something only I can see 2016.” This episode portrayed the struggles of being different. Unfortunately, people’s perceptions can make people feel worthless or inferior. People often judge each other based off of their learning or physical disability. A physical or learning handicap, should not defy an individual. At New England Academy, I feel that my learning disability defines who I am. When teachers and students misunderstand my goals in regards to academics, it decreases my confidence. My passion is limited, consisting of energy bursting with excitement and enthusiasm. When trying to excel, I am subdued to a lower force by negative comments intervening my path for success. It is inconceivable how strenuous it is, to justify and explain my opinion. Ultimately, confidence is the most important factor. Alluding to the episode “Something only I can see,” the difficulty is not the knowing but the explaining and understanding. …show more content…
Within the Prologue, Jefrey Emtman yearns to share with others the struggles he facts. Unfortunately, people cannot read each other’s mind. Since Jefrey is of the only ones that faces this problem, it hard for others to comprehend. In the first act, Journalist David Epstein tells the story in which Jill Viles believes that she has the same muscular disease as the Olympic athlete, Priscilla Lopes- Schliep. People’s narrow-minded thinking does not allow them to think past what the naked eyes sees. Within Act 2, Mom Jokes, producer Nancy Updike interviews Tig Notaro about his mother in law. Eventually going up on a stage, what was something funny to only herself, became a hit. In the final act, Earth Angel, a man named Uri sees and believes things that nobody else does. As he sees an angel or “a liar with wings,” he understands that he can’t count on anyone

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