Verbal Harassment MAG

September 24, 2017
By HELENDEGENERES GOLD, Forest Hills, New York
HELENDEGENERES GOLD, Forest Hills, New York
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“Verbal Harassment” by Isabella Winkler is a beautiful short work about how she was verbally harassed by a group of boys on her way to school. I loved the piece because it was real and very honest.


As a female teenager, I could relate it to my own experiences walking to my school or the store. However, one sentence made my eyebrows furrow. Isabella writes: “Now, just a heads-up, I don’t consider myself to be one of the types to get a boy’s attention ….” This sentence weakens the author’s argument. Don’t get me wrong. Her experience is 100 percent valid. She should have never been harassed. But to imply that a girl’s “type” plays a role in the likelihood that they’ll be harassed, seems wrong. Even if you’re a heartbreaker, a player, or a flirt, you don’t deserve to receive negative attention, or to be harassed. No girl should.



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I love this so much

on Nov. 16 2017 at 5:37 pm
some_dude SILVER, Brooklyn, New York
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Wow, thank you proving a slight shift in that article. I am not a girl but I don't like when people refer to their 'type'. It was a good article though. Good job.

on Nov. 14 2017 at 6:38 pm
qwertyuiopasdfghjk BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."
- Helen Keller

THIS IS SO GOOD IM SO PROUD OF YOU!!!!!!!!!!

alsou BRONZE said...
on Sep. 26 2017 at 7:24 pm
alsou BRONZE, Brooklyn, New York
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Favorite Quote:
everything will work out in the end!!!! if it's not working out, it is Not the end

Helene!!!!!! I love this so much what an ICON




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