Unformatted text preview: associate things with being either masculine or feminine. The children don’t want to usually be against what they are suppose to be. For instance a boy doesn’t want to be all emotional and cry every time he gets hurt. 4. My question from the women’s book is why are there so many tomboys and not the vice versa they talked a little about this but even still im curious. 5. Reading these chapters reminds me of being a kid, and that I wanted to show how tuff I was compared to everyone else. I remember at our community pool there was a thing that shot out cold water and I would see how long I could stand it front of it without giving in and stopping from standing in front of it. I remember watching other kids do it and stop quickly and I thought to myself I could last a lot longer then them, so I did to show that I was “more of a man” I guess....
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- Spring '08
- English-language films, Boy, masculine self