I Am an Emotional Creature: The Secret Life of Girls Around the World [Eve Ensler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In this daring book . In this New York Times best-selling book, Ensler offers fictional monologues and Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the. Eve Ensler continues her mission to reach out, speak to and inspire women of all ages with Emotional Creature, made about and for girls. Through discovery.

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You need to read this book. The book was like a balm to the soul of that 16 year old girl that was awkward and prone to tears and carried around a tome of Sylvia Plath poetry because it seemed that she was the only one that had ever understood the depths of emotion that she lived in.

‘I Am an Emotional Creature’: Eve Ensler’s monologues evoke girl power

So, when I saw that she had released a similar collection, but targeted for girls and teens, I instantly had to pick it up. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. This site uses cookies. I am not the audience for this book-it is written for teenage girls, not a 35 year old mother of three.


Apr 22, Mandi enselr it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You know the truth: This is a book I will cherish for many years to come. I lieterally could not put this book down it was so moving and reminded me that I trully am blessed. It’s message is, You know, it’s okay to like boys — if that’s what you like– and nothing’s wrong with that, but you know, make sure you like and respect yourself too. creafure

Why am I waiting Whining Pining Fitting in? She was comfortable, even happy, with her distinctive nose, and is devastated by the change. All in all, a great read. This book also put things in perspective.

See our Commenting FAQ. This book really made me think about the possitive emmotional of being a girl and inspired me. We are experiencing technical difficulties. The book will no doubt offer solace and insight for those who are right in the middle of the fucked-up girl and boy and parent stuff that freaks out teenage girls.


And the book feels surprisingly emotioal even though the stories show despair, they also show strength and hope. The way I hear bad news. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It will make you feel like you’re not alone in the struggles of being a girl in this big blue world.


Feb 09, Pages. But nothing in “Free Barbie” indicates that Barbie itself is the tool of oppression; Ensler’s piece, here, is a fantastical, meandering diatribe about the horrible treatment of young children in sweatshops. I can take you back.

To calm it down Not to be so extreme To be reasonable. They make me present. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Eve Ensler is amazing. One piece, “Free Barbie”, is told entirely from the viewpoint of emtoional young Chinese girl who works in a sweatshop putting the heads on Barbie dolls. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! Apart from cdeature Girl Facts, though, I loved how these ideas and issues are tackled through the voices of other young women and girls around the world.

The reader comes away, at least I as reader came away, loving all of these girls.

I am an emotional creature by Eve Ensler | A Poem a day

The girl was raped for 2 years by her father’s best friend and then when they were discovered, the father kicked her out. I am an emotional ens,er, and there’s nothin Wow. Please try again later.