Number the stars
by Louis Lowry
Isabella Cantu English II, Spring 2015
in Number the stars, there is several instances of ageism (the social injustice of disregarding or treating someone different because their age). Annemarie can't get the adults of her house to listen to her when she says that just by helping one friend, Ellen Rosen, they can and will make a difference in how the Jews will survive the holocaust. This type of discrimination also happens this day in age to more people than you would think.
Madonna spoke out about age is just a number and that it shouldn't change your opinion or view of somebody. After her performance at the Grammys she was told she was "...too old to be acting and preforming like she used to..." and that she was "...a dried up 56 year-old..." So she decided to own it because she realized that age is very much a beautiful thing and it shouldn't be something that women should be ashamed of. Seeing everyone for who they are is what everyone should strive for until notice is taken.