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    The film Matilda is about a bright little girl who is born into a nuclear family who always mistreats her. Matilda had never received a proper care from her parents, but at the age of four she learned how to take care of herself. She was always left home alone while her parents would go to work, play bingo, and her older brother would go to school. While everyone was gone, Matilda would go to the library to read and rent books. The father didn’t really acknowledged Matilda except when asking for any received mailed. She has an adolescent brother who constantly taunts her and the parents sees it as an acceptable behavior. At the age of six, Matilda starts school where she makes friends and finds a loving teacher Ms. Honey. Matilda starts a new adventure along with her teacher Ms. Honey which brings a happy ending to both of them. This assessment will be looking into Matilda’s microsystem and macro-system to see what services can be provided for the child. It is to observe Matilda’s development as a child since there are many children out in the world who are being abused and neglected everyday. Matilda is a young child where there are many concerns within her family, health, safety, and development. The observation will help to see if there is any way the family can receive help before their problems gets worse than what is…

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    Adversity In Matilda

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    Matilda: Overcoming Adversity Through Education “Matilda” brightened theaters in 1996 and has since continued to leave a lasting impression. Born to neglectful parents, Matilda (Mara Wilson) is a bright child who at an early age was left with no other option than to find her independence. Her father (Danny DeVito), a crooked car salesman and her mother Zinnia (Rhea Perlman) an avid bingo attender, constantly ignore her. Left home alone all day, Matilda develops a love for reading and knowledge…

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    Matilda This paper provides an analysis of the film Matilda (DeVito et al., 2005) using developmental psychology. An overview of the movie will be provided for context, followed by an introduction to the developmental themes addressed. This paper will also connect these developmental themes to developmental theories. Through providing an understanding of developmental themes and theories, counseling goals and interventions will be developed for a particular character in the film. Finally, there…

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    Matilda Pride Quotes

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    on the person's identity. The character Matilda was very prideful in her looks at the ball, but later realized consequences followed after that. The passages show how one's identity is created through realization in a culture and pride. First, identity is created by the realization of one’s culture. In “Fish Cheeks” Amy Tan didn’t want to be a Chinese girl. She wanted to be an American girl. When her family invited Amy's crush over for Christmas Eve dinner, Amy was so nervous because she knew…

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    Matilda Research Paper

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    Her parents didn't really care for her well-being and offered her no advice for her problems. When she was old enough to attend school, her wonderful teacher, Miss Honey, was her light in the world. She taught Matilda how to do more than just read and write. She help her make decisions that would be beneficial to her in the long run. Since her parents were reluctant in supplying her with the tools she needed to make such moral decisions, her teacher stepped up and helped her. Schools often…

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    Matilda The Yellow Fever

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    One week later Matilda heard that a lot of people still had the yellow fever. Even though her life was improving she still wanting to help others. Later that evening, she asked her mother if she can go out and help out people at Joseph’s house instead of working at the coffee shop. Her mother disagreed and she told Matilda that she might catch the virus again. Matilda got very mad. Later that night, she sneaks out of the coffee shop and leaves a note. She goes to live with Joseph. In the morning…

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    Matilda Research Paper

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    Once upon a time there was a movie called Matilda. Matilda was adopted by a very unusual family. The day they brought her home they didn't even put her in a seat belt, Matilda was still in a carrier. Her father sold faulty cars for a living. He would order stolen parts and use them to fix his cars but he wasn't exactly fixing them. Matilda's father would do things like super glue the bumper on just so that it would hold on long enough to sell the car. Matilda's mom was always worried about her…

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    Matilda Riccardo Essay

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    Child’s Background and Developmental History: Both Riccardo’s parents are from Mexico in the city of Puebla. Matilda, the mother of Ricardo, is very fluent in English. Upon their arrival in the USA, she was encouraged to take ESL classes, which she did twice a week. Matilda and Antonio both have a history of diabetes and hypertension in their families. Only one grandma is still alive and lives in Mexico; she is seventy six and has hypertension. Matilda is very concerned for herself and Riccardo…

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    MATILDA Matthew Lewis succeeds in portraying Matilda in The Monk as the Dark Hero conventional prototype referred to as the femme fatale. The femme fatale is a hero type who uses her feminine wiles to seduce lovers, who subsequently find themselves in dangerous or difficult situations. Lewis’ creation of a masculine gothic novel contributes to the characterisation of Matilda and her fulfillment of the Dark Hero role. The masculine gothic novel provides that characters and readers witness…

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    No one knows exactly when Matilda was born, but it was at the earliest, towards the end of the year 1031. Her parents were the future Count Baldwin V of Flanders and Adela, Daughter of Robert II. Matilda is known to have two brothers but whether or not she had more siblings is unclear. She also may or may not be the youngest, but in that time period daughters were not as important as the sons and the daughters were always seen as secondary to the sons. Growing up, Matilda was praised for her…

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