Disobedience Through Rebellion In Oscar Lola

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According to the writer Oscar Wilde “disobedience in the eyes of anyone who has read history is man 's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress had been made. Though disobedience and through rebellion.” Many in an effort to become independent will rebel or disobey authorities or even parents. This rebellion often begins when we are teenagers and have the mentality that we can do anything we want. That was the case for Lola as well as myself, who as teenagers rebelled and ran away from our mothers. Although Lola loved her mother, their relationship was far from perfect. In this book she mentions how her mother never said anything positive about her, but she also went even further by putting her down. When she began writing …show more content…
When she got there though things were not as she expected. Aldo lived with his dad who had the same type of terrible relationship as Lola and her mother. As a result they were forced to sleep in a room filled with cat litter. Even worse was that she was laid off from the job she had gotten at the French fry place at the boardwalk. Then, when Aldo started working with his dad, he paid little attention to Lola and when he did, he was usually mad. It was then that she knew she had to get out of there, so taking a risk she called her brother and told him to bring her clothes, books, and money. Oscar though, alerted his mother as to where Lola was and as a result she was forced to go to Santo Domingo instead of living where she wanted. However, this terrible relationship was not the only thing that motivated Lola to run away. She also wished for a life outside of Patterson like the ones she would watch on tv. When she was caught by her mother and forced to go to Santo Domingo though, her dreams were …show more content…
My family was getting ready for an event and like always my mom was telling me what to wear and what to do, and after hearing it for the billionth time I became so frustrated that I left. I packed my bag full of warm clothes, since it was still pretty cold out, took some food from the cabinet and some water bottles, as well as the little money I had earned babysitting. At first I was going to go to a friend’s house, but I knew that was the first place my mom would check. Unfortunately, I was only 15 and the money I earned from babysitting was not enough for me to go anywhere. I knew though that I had to get away. So I ran to the woods near our house where I knew my mom wouldn’t find me. However, I could hear her scream out for me to come back and that she would call the police. However, I remained there because I did not want to go back to a house where I wasn 't allowed to be free. After some time though, I realized that I couldn 't stay there forever and that I had no place to go. I also began to worry about being put in the system, which is what would have happened if my mom had called the police. So after a few hours I eventually went back

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