Argumentative Analysis Of James Howe's 'Everything Will Be Okay'

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Argumentative Essay: Everything will be Okay Every character in a story has feelings. Sometimes, those feeling or emotions shape who the character is and how they act. This is the case in the story “Everything will be Okay,” by James Howe. The main character, James Howe(yes, it is a personal narrative)is trying to fit into his family, but his emotions make him stand out. This is true because when animal is involved,, he lets his emotions pour out. This isn’t how the rest of the family acts or how the want him act. He his conflicted about whether he loves his family due to the way they act towards animals. In the end, he makes a choice about whether to he is going to fit into his family or not, and this decision is decided by his emotions. James Howe is trying to fit in, but his emotions make him stand out when animal is involved. On page 2, the text states that after James’ brother kills a deer, the get ready to eat the deer so they hang the deer outside. James gets very upset and doesn’t want to eat the deer because he still sees a little bit of life in the deer’s eyes. James’ can’t eat his venison from the deer because …show more content…

While and after the kitten is dying, he lets his emotions pour over and doesn’t care what his family sees of him, only about the dead kitten. He tells himself, “I don’t want to be a man” Before this sentence he also states many other statements that are contradictory to what his family thinks he should think. The protagonist directly tells a member of his family how he feels, which is showing that his emotions have made the decision about whether he is going to fit into his family or not. This shows that he decides to get straight when an animal is dead and his family is involved. The end of the story proves that the characters emotions are the strongest when an animal is dead due to the actions of his family. His emotions are what his family sees when he reacts to how his family treats

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