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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Why am I adding a question mark at the end of all my sentences? Coming from an Arab background, I respected the fact that Eve did not connect feminist hardships to religion. He didn’t understand and so he kissed me ’cause that’s what boys do when they don’t know something and don’t want to look stupid.

Those that have it all and those that don’t.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I am an emotional creature touched me, healed me, and spoke to me in ways I didn’t think was possible. Why not express your individuality by dying your hair green, doing funky nails, wearing far-out jewelry, or for the more adventurous, getting body piercings or tattoos? Humanity i love you by E.

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. The second part is more international in scope, addressing topics like anorexia, domestic abuse and child labor. Also by Eve Ensler. One is a blog emotinoal from the perspective of an anorexic teen: The power of women is amazing.

I Am An Emotional Creature: And of course I think women should get equal pay and equal everything. Return to Book Page. Eve Ensler Publication date: There is a particular way of knowing. Just be sexy and make me more money. Emootional we have something special for you They are taught not to be too intense, too passionate, too smart, too caring, too open. It took almost no time to emotinoal through it The sexually violent ones might not be able to or want to control their urges, and then we have ugly and devastating rape.



The stories in this book are both touching and extremely eye opening. I can take you back. Jun 29, Greta rated it liked it Shelves: It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense.

It was too easy. This meant that there was a lot of undeveloped potential. I’d like to think it would have had an impact on me and how I saw myself and the world. For example, in her story of the Kenyan girl who escaped getting sold forced into a marriage by her father, the girl wasn’t even Muslim!!! Ensler tells us that this vendetta is a personal one.

The last piece, Manifesta To Young Women and Girls, seemed to do exactly the opposite of what Ensler was going for in the beginning. This book represents all waves of feminism The book I chose, I am an Emotional Creature cretaure of authentic stories based off of girls around the world that were comfortable with sharing their stories to the author, Eve Ensler who then fictionalized their words into monologues.

Sometimes it does hurt that much Horses can feel love Your mother wanted more than that It’s easier to be mean than creaturs But that isn’t who you are.


The voices are full of humor, fear, honesty, courage This book was a three-star rating up to the last few pages when I decided “I really like this book!!! And when change does come, it’s ALWAYS a small few brave people who decide to rise I don’t know much about who Eve Ensler is except through the three books I’ve read from her, but I do know I love her books, her ideas, her heart and her spirit.


I think it goes without saying that books like I am an Emotional Creature are important.

Its a great read!!! The book I chose, I am an Emotional Creature consisted of authentic stories based off of girls around the world that were comfortable with sharing their stories to the author, Eve Ensler who then fictionalized their words into monologues.

The sound of girls’ voices, at once familiar and surprising brought home the extent to which I and other women have rewritten our histories to conform to a story I now recognize as untrue.

I am an Emotional Creature by Eve Ensler

As other reviewers say, this book should be required reading for high school girls. Bars, dancing on top of card playing tables, strip clubs, advertising, scantily dressed card dealers, and whatever else that can bring in more money with the lure of women being sexually objectified.

I had trouble separating the author’s distinct voice from the characters she was trying to embody.

Even when I didn’t connect with the individual stories I still felt this rush of inspiration.