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    Shattered Dreams in Stolen Party In the story "Stolen Party" written by Liliana Heker, a girl’s dreams are shattered by the bitter reality of her destiny. Rosaura spends most of her time trying to convince her mother, as well as everyone at the birthday party, that being an educated girl makes her an equal to everyone at the party. She feels great determination to become a part of her friend Luciana’s lifestyle even though it would be rebelling against her mother’s wishes. Rosaura almost believes

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    A Lesson About Life in The Stolen Party

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    A Lesson About Life in The Stolen Party In Liliana Heker’s story, "The Stolen Party," the young child Rosaura is hurt because she is a victim of a class structure which keeps the rich on the top and people like her and her mother at the bottom of society. By the end of the story Rosaura will have learned a very important lesson in class structure which, because it is so traumatic for her, she will carry with her for the rest of her life. The first evidence we see which supports the claim

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    Pettiness of the Wealthy Exposed in The Stolen Party In Liliana Heker’s short story, "The Stolen Party," Senora Ines invited Rosaura to the party for only one reason, to serve. Rosaura was a very smart girl in school, but she lacked people smarts. Senora Ines told Rosaura that she would be a guest there but tricked Rosaura into being a helper instead of a guest. Senora Ines needed Rosaura to help at the party so she mislead Rosaura by making her tasks seem as if they were privileges. Senora

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    A Two-Class Society Exposed in The Stolen Party In a perfect world we would all live together in peace. But we don’t live in such a world. In Liliana Heker’s story "The Stolen Party" we are reminded of the real world and the thin line that separates the lower class from the upper class. In an instant we see all the discrimination and inhumane treatment some people feel they have a right to inflict on those whom they consider "not one of them." The story is about Rosaura, the nine-year-old

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    Graduation and Liliana Heker's The Stolen Party Maya Angelou's "Graduation" and Liliana Heker's "The Stolen Party" share a common theme. Each author demonstrates through young girls that life's experiences, especially as a child, teach important lessons. Although Angelou's "Graduation" and Heker's "The Stolen Party" share a distinct resemblance, they also differ. The main similarity is that Margaret from "Graduation" and Rosaura from "The Stolen Party" are both excited about a day that

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    The Stolen Party

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    In The Stolen Party by Lilian Heker, the protagonist Rosaura changes as a result of the birthday party she attends. Before the party occurs, Rosaura is a very optimistic individual. Before the party, Rosaura is a very optimistic individual. The first example of Rosaura being optimistic occurs while she is speaking to her mother. Rosaura says, “rich people go to heaven too” (Heker 3). Here, Rosaura has a positive outlook in all types of people and feels that all individuals go to heaven. The second

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    Reading Liliana Heker’s story called “The Stolen Party”, it gave me an outlook on the way rich people see us wealthy people in todays society. While reading the short story I had various ideas of what the situation was. I felt as if at first, maybe Señora Ines was a sweetheart and wanted Rosaura to feel welcomed, but after reading the part where Señora Ines puts her to do all these different tasks, I was somewhat confused. However, in the end when Señora Ines hands to Rosuara two dollar bills rather

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    in both, “The Stolen Party,” a short story by Liliana Heckler and “Why More Adults Need to Value Teenage Voices,” a blog by Isabel Song. Misconceptions role in society can affect a worldwide view of a person or group in a negative way. To start off, in “Stolen Party” by Liliana Heckler, Rosaura the main character is a young girl understanding the balance of the rich and the poor in her life. She is the daughter of the maid and was invited to her mother's client’s daughter’s party which she thought

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    Society has developed the idea of social class to sort individuals into different groups based on economic, political, and financial status. We live in a world where inequality is based on our status. In “The Stolen Party” by Liliana Heker introduces Rosaura, the protagonist who dreams big. The main idea of this story is to bring attention to the social gap between individuals of different earnings, for example, the rich and the poor. The author tries to emphasize Rosaura’s plight while engaging

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    The Stolen Party Analysis

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    Liliana Heker’s “The Stolen Party” is a literature work that demonstrates the cycle of inequality between rich and poor people that would always suppress those with low incomes. “The Stolen Party” revolves around the experiences of a Hispanic young girl named Rosaura who comes from a humble family background. The story mainly focuses on the income difference between Rosaura’s family and that of Senora Ines, which clearly show that there is a huge social difference between these two families. The

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