This is a moment where the living become the dead, because they start living a life of silence. Like ghost these silenced stories are forced to wander through their minds but never be confronted. The author also experiences this state of living dead, and this is only brought to her attention when her brother says, "You died too you just don't know it"(17). It is only when the ghost brings attention to this lack of consciousness that the narrator is forced to face her silence. She realizes that her silence has been slowly killing her saying, "I wept…for all the words never spoken between my mother, my father, and me"(17).
By the end of the book everyone was okay, they started a new coffee shop, and re started with there lives. Trying to forget the horrible past of what had went down in 1793. Mattie used to be lazy, and careless, but now she 's brave and responsible. She was all alone after her grandfather died, she went through someone trying to rob their home, she had to take care of a child, a little girl, seeing her loved ones die, and her life how she knew it and was used to vanish right before her eyes, see dead people on the streets, not very kept up graves in which they piled bodies in a huge hole and buried them. Her grandfather was one of them.
The most important setting in the novel is when Carlos took Cat and Maya to the missions to see if some ghosts would be there but, when the bottle of soda that Carlos gives to Maya to make the ghosts like her but when it drops to the floor the ghost’s start to make it harder for Maya to breath. “Get away from her you can’t have her breath she needs it we have got to get her to the hospital ” ( Telgemeier 101). I don’t think Maya was in any way trying to make the ghosts angry at her is just happened. “Smash. Gasp.
Kit lost her grandfather so she has to cross the Atlantic to live with her aunt and uncle, along with her two cousins, Judith and Mercy. It turns out her uncle, Matthew, has some problems welcoming her. When The Dolphin nears land, it rides down a river to Wethersfield, and in the meantime, a child by the name of Prudence drops a doll in the water. Kit then dives in and swims to get it, which made Goodwife Cruff, the mother of Prudence, think that Kit performed witchcraft. Worse yet, Kit befriends Hannah, who is also thought to be a witch and is given blame for the plague that sweeps town, killing three children.
Jakobs PTSD really shows in the way that he sees the ghost of his sister Bella. He can recall certain specific details about her, which portray how he struggles in letting her go. Its the fear of the unknown of what happened to Bella that Jakob struggles with. She was taken away
When Reverend Parris questions Abigail it he brings up that Abigail was let go by the Proctors and has been re-hired in months. The Putumn’s come to Parris’s house and tells him their daughter Ruth is sick to. Goody Putumn tells Parris that she sent Titiba to try to conjure the spirits of her dead baby’s because Titiba knows how to speak with the dead. Goody Putumn has lost 7 children and is trying to find out who has murdered her baby’s. When Parris and the Putumn’s leave Abigail begins talking to Mercy Lewis and Mary Warren.
“The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” written by Katherine Anne Porter, is about a grandmother who is in denial that she is about to die. And “A Good Man is Hard to Find” written by Flannery O’Connor, is about a family that goes to visit family in Tennessee but are brutally murdered before they get there. These two stories share many similarities and differences in both the characters, and conflict.
In the short story, “The Case of the Speckled” Band written by Arthur Conan Doyle, a character named Hellen Stoner shows her vulnerability through the themes of Women and Feminity and Justice and Judgement. In the story, Hellen contacts Sherlock Holmes and Dr.Watson in order to reopen the investigation of her sister’s, Julia Stoner, death. In the beginning, Helen stays with her step-father in her sister’s old room. She starts to experience the same noises that her sister experienced before her death. After hearing the noises, she is desperate for help from Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
At the age of six, her parents and sister were killed my Kiowa raiders and then raised her as her own. She was removed from her home again when she was rescued by the army, only adding to the loneliness she has experienced. These experiences at a young age may have led to the rebellious behavior she was showing when being taught to act civilized. Her relationship with the Captain had a slow start, refusing to follow anything the Captain says. However, she begins to connect with the captain, possibly seeing him as a father
To start with, Caroll defines the “final girl” as someone who witnessed the events of the slasher happen and is the chosen one to carry that burden with them throughout their lives. Halloween’s (1978) Laurie Strode ( who after her apparent demise in Halloween II (1981), came back in Halloween: H2O (1998), and shown to be an alcoholic after all these years because she carries the burden of her brother’s deeds with her) is a really good example of this, as is Nancy from Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). However, when examining the Sam Raimi 's Evil Dead franchise, one cannot but notice that Ash fits this mold as well, and in fact the entire Evil Dead franchise is built around this notion, almost literally. In the original Evil Dead (1982) the story revolves around a group of friends who go to a cabin in the woods, and due to an ancient curse, demons start possessing the teenagers and killing them off one by one. Ash is the only survivor, which leads into Evil Dead II (1986).