In Williams essay, “Are We Worried about Storm’s Identity – or Our Own?” supports her argument. Williams argument is productive because the story she written about a baby Storm in, “December 2011” (545) article demonstrated the backlash from the community and she used a personal experience when her son attended a nursery school, but she lacks to provide all the necessary information about the background story of baby Storm. In the thesis, Williams, claims
This excerpt can be interpreted to mean that the young soldiers are too young to have a real place like home, causing them to feel insignificant, but the older soldiers have a reason to live, for their “wives, children, occupations and interests.” The author uses the phrase, “taken no root,” to convey how the young soldiers have never been anywhere long enough to grow their “roots”, suggesting that they have no safe place, a place like home. This quote implies that the extreme confinement from loved ones have caused the soldiers to become secluded from their family, obliging them to think that they don’t have a purpose, and feeling like a “waste land.” The speaker refers to himself and the young soldiers as a “waste land” to symbolize that the men consider themselves insignificant, they perceive themselves as pawns in a chess game, causing repercussions to their familial relationship. The author compares the soldiers because he wants the readers
When Moran is working at Prince George welfare office, a women come for help. She need help for her daughter Winnie who is just 13 year old. Winnie’s mother tell to Moran that Winnie constantly ran away from home. She also said that Winnie is very silent and loyal child and she is very close to her father, but after her father’s death she just start running away from home. They moved to Prince George because her mother thought that maybe she need a new environment, but this does not work.
In Lisa Parkers “Snapping Beans”, there is a sense that there is a major difference in the speaker’s world, moreover than when she is with her grandmother. In lines 24-38 in Literature to go, the speaker talks about all the things she has experienced while at college. She doesn’t want to bring reality to what seems so unreal when she is with her grandmother. While she is sitting on the porch you can tell that everything is just content and peaceful. The speakers experiencing a few trials that are bringing her down in college, but she doesn’t want to make her grandmother upset with these things so she manages to hide her pain with lies.
This theme is subtly shown throughout the story, but becomes more apparent after the main event, the slaughter. After Date Bed is presumed missing, Mud, despite the fact that she is not of She-S blood, shows concern for her friend and adopted family member throughout the story – “It is just as well that Mud’s thoughts can’t be heard because what she is thinking is, “I’m the one who loves her. None of you loves her as I do,” and the uselessness of her love arouses her to such a pitch of anguish that she thinks of returning to the plain and searching for Date Bed on her own” (Gowdy, 105). The other She-S’s feel the same way as well – She-Snorts states, “I would not go to The Safe Place…knowing that Date Bed might still be alive and lost” (Gowdy, 249). If the She-S’s didn’t care for their family as much, they would have abandoned all thought of Date Bed and wouldn’t bother searching for her.
In the beginning of the story she is very innocent, nice, and childish. Esther is 6 years old. As Esther is growing up, the KKKs were also changing. In the middle Esther started being very sad.Esther misses her mom so she stood at the train tracks thinking of her mom. Esther at the end of the story really didn’t want to make her life any harder.She stops believing in the train completely as she grows up.”I'm never,ever stopping in a train track again” This quote shows that Esther knew that she understands that the train will only take her life and not being her to her mother.however she didn’t want to get in any kind of trouble and have her friend to worry.
Even though the book tells a sad story, the use of logos makes the book a staple in raising awareness of human trafficking. Using experience, statistics, and reality, the novel instills both urgency and fear in its readers. The main character, Lakshmi, relates to a specific group of girls on an age level, yet her life does not relate to the Western lifestyle. The girls reading this book do not garden cucumbers on a hillside or tie aprons tight around their waist to evade the pain of hunger. McCormick writes to young western girls because they are the next generation women that both care and can make a difference.
A last goodbye Mattie had to suffer was with Nell, an orphaned little girl that Mattie took under her wing and took care of. Mother Smith convinced Mattie that she had to take Nell to the orphanage instead of continuing to take care of her. Mattie could not say this goodbye, and the orphanage did not have anymore room. This teaches the reader that sometimes you do not
Haley Tanner’s “Vaclav and Lena” is a novel that has its unique ways of connecting to the readers’ past and their personalities. Its plot might not be related to anything people here in this country might have experienced, but the minute details that the book introduces can really stand out to anyone who comes across them. These little details all revolve around the relationship between two Russian born children, Vaclav and Lena. They grew together as a two peas in a pod but their innocence and ignorance soon leads them into separate paths. It was the day when “Lena, who has been his only friend wince they were small, does not want to be seen with him” (41).
This is not technically a part of the poem but it is important to note this fact when analyzing “Whereas”. The author first shows her feelings toward the line of the apology about “the arrival of Europeans in North America opened a new chapter in the history of the Native Peoples” by recounting the time her daughter hurt herself after tripping outside (Soldier). Her daughter “braved a new behavior,” by laughing nervously as if she could not feel the pain of her bleeding knee (Soldier). People reading this poem can relate to instances where one might attempt to put up a front to the world instead of showing their true feelings. Soldier then illustrates to her daughter that it is perfectly normal to let those feelings show but then realizes that her daughter’s reluctance to share is a “deep practice” Soldier had instilled in her daughter (Soldier).