It is clear that women like Susanna, who have little ambition in becoming a carbon copy of their mother, are seen as a threat and therefore classified as crazy. Susanna is clearly misunderstood by her peers as well as the authority figures in her life. She is not a degenerate but a young girl frustrated with her limited options for the future. The teacher does not hear this and claims that there are more options for women today. Susanna is trying to open up and seek some guidance, but the only solution she gets is that she gets is to start acting like everyone else. Disclaimer: This work has been submitted by a student.
One popular cultural myth about the mentally ill is the archetype of the "Sexy Crazy Girl", which we've seen in movies, comic books, and music. Losing your grip with reality is not a glamorous subject, but that's not what you get from Girl, Interrupted. It is apparent that all the girls in the movie had some type of dysfunctional personality, and bad things happen to some of them, but it just did not seem realistic. First off, most of the patients prtrayed were young, which made the care facility. First off, most of the patients prtrayed were young, which made the care.
For this paper I chose to watch Girl, Interrupted. This film, to me, is wonderful, and I will proceed to tell you why I think so too. I will also explain why it is relevant to sociology. Girl, Interrupted is about an year-old girl named Susanna Kaysen who suffers a breakdown and attempts suicide. Susanna […].
She is obviously very knowledgeable about the patients and what it is like for them to have a mental illness. I could have asked her more about her experiences and the medications that she was giving to the patients. While I think that I learn better while being hands on with the clients, I can see the importance of watching how someone else interacts with them. I think it was important for me to watch her because now I know what specific things I need to do to become a better….