Are you a risk taker? Would you be willing to take a risk that could break your family’s trust? In the short story Ashes Ashleigh, the main character, is put in a situation that could break her mother's trust. In this story Ashleigh’s parents are divorced, and let's just say that the dad has more financial issues than the mom. Ashleigh’s dad soon come up with a plan that she knows absolutely nothing about except that it involves him needing to get $200.
In the story “Ashes”, the main character Ashleigh is told to steal her mom’s money by her dad. Ashleigh's parents are divorced, causing her dad to have financial issues. Ashleigh’s dad asked her to steal her mom’s rainy day money to help her dad have a“fresh start”. Ashleigh didn’t take the money though, she kept thinking her mom would find out, she knew the consequences of stealing, and there were other ways to help her dad out. Ashleigh kept thinking her mom would find out, she kept trying to change the topic with her dad and didn’t want her mom to ever figure out, “Mom’ll be home soon…”
By the time Ashleigh was born, her parent’s marriage was dying. Ashes is a fictional story written by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Ashes is about a young girl named Ashleigh who is commonly called Ashes. The reader infers she is around the age of 10-14 years. Her parents are divorced and Ashleigh’s
We are humans and a majority of us have dealt with heartache, pain, broken promises, along with the joyous things like dreams, aspirations, and successful futures. Humans mess up and make mistakes, but we have to remember that forgiveness is a very prestigious and powerful thing. Forgiveness affects people’s lives in positive ways through the hardships, difficulties, and struggles of life. There comes a time when forgiveness should not be available to some individuals. However, this depends on the past situations that have occurred in your life as well as other individuals.
Arlene Supreme, that's a name everyone knows in the year 2903, she’s seen in history textbooks, schools, and museums across the world. That is of course after the great Machine war of 2813. But before all this fame, Arlene was a name only known by people on her street. Arlene Supreme is a 15 year old girl which lives upstairs her dad’s business that repairs and improves robots.
Synopsis: In this chapter the protagonist, Mary Anne Bell, comes to be with her boyfriend Mark Fossie during war. When she first comes over she is a very innocent girl, but at the end of the chapter she is violent and addicted to war. Figurative Language: #1- (simile)“And over the next two weeks they stuck together like a pair of high school steadies.”
Charlie Ward’s death had an impact on the Ward family, Michael MacKenzie, and Joe Sadowski. Charlie Ward’s death affected Jenna because Jenna is starting to become furious, depressed, and is seeking revenge on her father’s murder. Also, Jenna starts to become anti-social and the only thing that motivates her to become more involved is by her best friend, Andrea convincing her. Due to Charlie’s death, Jenna begins to have panic attacks when she is around her boyfriend, Jason. For example the book states, “She would have expected her heart to pound wildly when he touched her, just as it always did.
Julia’s Methods Throughout history, the people who make the biggest difference are the ones with the guts to stick up for what they believe. The people who are unorthodox are the very people who help bring about change in an unjust society. In George Orwell’s book, 1984, Julia is presented as an unorthodox character through her various behaviors she displays throughout the book, including her interest in Winston, her secret hatred of the party, and her numerous affairs with Party members. Julia and Winston’s secret love affair was an act of outright rebellion against Big Brother. “When you make love you’re using up energy; and afterwards you feel happy and don’t give a damn for anything.
The Great Abigail Williams The most admirable character has to be Abigail Williams. Abigail Williams was a strong character that won’t let anything nor no one take what she craves. “She'll kill me for saying' that! Abby will charge lechery on you, Mr. Proctor!” (Act 2,1180.
When Daniel Patrick Moynihan compiled his report, which became known as the Moynihan Report, in 1965, he coined the term ‘Tangle of Pathology.’ According to Moynihan, this is an intertwined set of negative factors which results in the dismal state of African Americans. The factors include but, are not limited to: fatherlessness, single mother families, criminality, educational failure and teenage pregnancy. The movie, Boyz in the Hood, contains numerous examples of these factors which Moynihan considered in coming up with the expression.