Analysis Of Gate A-4 By Naomi Shihab Nye

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Theme Essay Getting cared for may be the best thing that you could wish off. But caring for each other can also bring happiness. Through time and difficulties you face, it can create or enforce your relationships. In the story “Gate A-4”, Naomi Shihab Nye was wandering through the airport terminal after she got informed that her flight had been delayed, until she hears an announcement saying, "anyone in the vicinity of gate A-4 that understands Arabic, please go to the gate." The theme starts to develop as Naomi decides to help the Palestinian lady in her own time, throughout the time they spend together, they start to create a relationship. The story shows that caring for each other can help you find happiness and create relationships. Caring for each other can also find happiness in life. Naomi and the Palestinian lady small act of kindness also encourages and influences us to care for each other. When caring for each other, it gives you a great sense of happiness. The author Naomi Shihab Nye had heard an announcement and proceeded to gate A-4. As the author spends time with the Palestinian lady, they start to know each other better. “We called up her son, I spoke with him in English. I told him I would stay with his mother till we got on the plane. She talked to him.” The quote showed that Naomi was trying to help the lady feel more comfortable bu using her own precious time to take care of the Palestinian woman. That meant she cared for others. “Then we called her
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