My father never flogged all my life yet he was a disciplinarian. He cautioned me when made mistakes with love (he regarded every misbehavior as a mistake and that offered us a chance to make amends). He actively sought my advice on several issues and I was totally dependent on his advice and wise counsel. I will forever remember his words which has remained my guiding principle, “Enwu na ata na ulo n’ulo” meaning “xxxxxxx. He encouraged me through thick and thin.
Theme Essay – “Abuela Invests the Zero” As I was growing up, I would adore going shopping and spending time with my family. But at times, my parents would do something odd and bizarre, such as talk really loud or argue with an employee. Their ridiculous actions would make me feel embarrassed and just want to stand somewhere far, far away from them. In the fictional short story “Abuela Invents The Zero”, Judith Ortiz’s main character, Constancia, feels the same way as me, humiliated. In addition, when she had to take her Abuela to church, she started to pray really loud and make a fool out of herself.
In both books, our main characters explore faith/lack of faith in the people dearest to their hearts, their families. It tests them, and makes them learn that you have to be independent sometimes. For example, ¨I did not weep, and it pained me that I could not weep. But I was out of tears. And deep inside me, if I could have searched the recesses of my feeble conscience, I might have found something like: Free at last!..¨ (Wiesel 112) Wiesel keeps faith in his father for quite some time.
In that moment, she cried immensely to her grandfather and asked,” why did you hide this from me this whole time?” He says, I had too much anger that your mother left me for some man that I didn’t approve of and I have this regret that destroying me till I got the opportunity to get to know you. I didn’t want to be alone on my last days, I hope you find the courage to forgive me.” From that day on, the spent time with one another and got to know each other more. One morning she woke up and decided to make him a delicious breakfast and thank him for all he has done for her. As she entered his room, she finds him unresponsive and had the feeling his time was over. She called the doctor and they took Dante because sadly he was no longer with her.
What on earth happened? Everyone was sleeping and then we heard you screaming… Who did this to you?” she then started crying her mother Stella hugged her and said “Oh please don’t cry just tell us who did this to you or at least tell us what happened” after a while she calmed down and then asked her father to have a private talk then Stella and Leo left the room William asked her to tell him what happened “Oh father please forgive me I never meant for any of this to happen…please it’s not my fault.” William said “honey calm down it’s just me and you please go on so I can avenge you” her face went red and she almost cried saying yesterday when I came back I went to my room and while changing my clothes Benjamin smashed the door angrily and he hit me with a glass bottle then he raped me brutally but I couldn’t do anything” William got very mad and he had wrath coming out of his eyes. He went down to get his carving knife then he took it and went to Benjamin’s room and he found him sleeping he grabbed his hair and slaughtered him. William then called for
(Lahiri, 1999) All this time the husband has held back what he probably should have told his spouse in the beginning of this conversation. He confessed trivial things to her and she did to him, but the author has him hold back the most relative thing until the end of the
He said to himself “I made the biggest mistake of my life I never should have broken up with Mousal” but as time went by he began to forget her until his friend Gabriel ask him how was She doing, for he did not know about Warshake and Mousal’s brake up and got Warshake to think of her again that made Warshak reminisce of how his life at one time was with Mousal he loved her so much he would level a whole country to show his love to her but She did not want to see for She loved man and did not wait to see them get hurt. He thought maybe there is something else that I may bring to her that will bring her back to me so he went to the kingdom of the sky were the most powerful god lived Zeus, he was the god of the god’s
There is an obvious emotional disconnect. Either he was not close to his mother or her death had little to no effect on him. This relates back to the idea that he’s an emotionless person. Another example is the way he responds when his girlfriend proposes to him. Meursault responds to her by saying, “It didn’t make any difference to mean that we could if she wanted to”(41).
Here is a example of the theme from the book “He barely liked his family-and by family he meant his older brother. Tom.” The conflict is that Benny and Tom do not have a good relationship and have grudges against each other. If you hold grudges against your family or do not have a good relationship with your family, you will have no one to fall back on and you will be by yourself. Another example of the theme from the book is “Sorry, Benny- I forgot. Point is, you got family of some kind, right?” This example shows that you will always have some type of family, even if you don’t know
Through diction and personification, the speaker gives plenty of reasons as to why he should’ve appreciated his father growing up. Unfortunately, the speaker states that “No one ever thanked him,” and the speaker’s use of the past tense implies that nobody ever will. Perhaps the father is now deceased or estranged from the son, but either way, this phrase is coated in remorse because it implies that the speaker wishes he had enough sense to thank him and prevent him from possibly feeling unappreciated. This remorse is especially felt because the line ends the first stanza, which first introduces the father’s sacrifice and hardworking nature. In addition, the speaker’s remorse is seen in the third stanza.