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Push is a motivational narrative told from the viewpoint of Claireece Precious Jones, a sixteen-year-old illiterate African American woman and the countless hurdles she defeated while growing up in the ghetto of Harlem. While registered in Women's and Gender studies we have talked about many issues that confront in the publication Push. The very first issue that came out to me was rape. Precious was sexual abused at a really early age. While at the interview with Ms. Weiss her mother confessed that her father had touched her at age three. "Precious''' own mum overlooked rape and denies responsibility as it arrived to verbally and physically abusing her. This issue came out to me firstly because frankly it was so graphic. The action of being mistreated on a continuous basis has done psychological harm to Precious. She tries to repress the picture but at random times in the book she's flashbacks. "You jus' like your mama--you perish for it!" "He pull his dick out, the white cum material pour from my hole moist up the sheets." In my view this is absolutely the most effective, yet picture passage from the book. This is I realized rape as the chief issue. The publication uses this vision to spell out to the viewers how tragic rape actually is to girls. Our book says, "Although violence can have direct health effects, such as injury, being a victim of violence also increases a woman's risk of future ill health." It moves on to discuss the possibly health effects like; depression, anxiety, eating and sleeping disorders, feelings of guilt and shame, post-traumatic anxiety disorder, and poor self-esteem. It lists many others but those jumped out of me since they were very important in the book Push. Precious endured from every psychological and b.. .