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Who is the main character in ribbons by Laurence Yep?

Who is the main character in ribbons by Laurence Yep?

Stacey- Main protagonist; Main character of the story and a girl who pursues in ballet. She also tries to express herself to Paw-paw. Paw-paw- Main antagonist; The grandmother and guest that comes to visit Stacey’s family. Ian- Main Character; Stacey’s little brother who gets all of the attention from Paw-paw.

How does grandmother react when she sees the ribbons from the ballet shoes?

In “Ribbons,” why does Grandmother get angry when she sees the ribbons of Stacy’s toe shoe? She thinks they are hurting Stacy’s feet. How does Stacy treat her grandmother once she learns about her grandmother’s feet? She stops ignoring her.

Why does grandmother spoil Ian?

She asks to read fairy tales to Ian. Q. In “Ribbons,” why does Grandmother spoil Ian? He is her hero.

Why does the speaker have to stop her daily ballet lessons?

Why does Stacy have to stop her ballet lessons? She is upset and misses them. She keeps practicing, but assumes that she will be able to start her lessons again as soon as grandmother arrives. Grandmother becomes angry and wants to destroy them.

What is the story ribbons about?

The star of her ballet class, Robin Lee has to give up her lessons at Madame Oblamov’s academy when her mother imposes a draconian budget on the household, in order to save enough money to bring Robin’s grandmother from China to the Lees’ home in San Francisco.

Who wrote the story ribbons?

Laurence Yep

What are Stacy’s reasons for feeling a little resentful of her grandmother?

Stacy realizes why grandmother was so violent on the ribbons, she didn’t want to go through that. Stacy realized that grandmother cared about her. IMPORTANT: how do Stacy and her grandmother eventually come to appreciate each other? they bonded over reading the original story of “The Little Mermaid”.

How does the storybook about the mermaid help bring Stacy and her grandmother together?

“The Little Mermaid” serves as a starting point for Stacy and Grandmother to have a conversation about their misunderstanding. The story helps Stacy understand how Grandmother feels about her feet, and it helps Grandmother understand how Stacy feels about dancing.

How does ballet change your body?

Adult ballet is a great workout for the whole body. Ballet is a weight-bearing form of exercise which strengthens muscles, promotes healthy bones and burns calories. Because ballet uses the full range of muscles, it’s also great for cognitive functions such as coordination and concentration.

Do ballerinas lift weights?

Is there something about your fitness routine that would surprise people? “As ballet dancers, we need to be strong as well as flexible. People would be surprised to learn that we do weight training, for example on a leg press (lifting our whole body weight on a single leg!) or lifting weights on our hamstrings.

What sacrifices does Stacy make as a result of Grandmother’s visit?

Stacy has had to make sacrifices; she gave up her bedroom and her ballet lessons, so she might resent the arrival of their grandmother. Ian has not had to make any sacrifices, so he greets her more warmly. In “Ribbons,” Grandmother reacts to Stacy’s bear hug by stiffening up.