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. But not like this. This was…She stumbled around for the word she wanted, Fear.” In this quote, Jenna is starting to feel anxiety when she is around …show more content…
He wondered how much longer he could keep avoiding people, lying to them. How much longer could he keep dodging the inevitable?” Meredith Ward is another person who is affected by her husband’s death. Due to Charlie Ward’s death she starts to feel lonely and empty. The novel reads, “She looked up at her mother’s face and for the first time realized how terribly lonely her mother must be…But Jenna knew that her mother’s friends could never fill the void left by her father.” In this quote, Jenna is observing her mother’s behavior and is realizing that Meredith Ward and Charlie Ward had a special relationship that could never be replaced and that causes her to feel disconsolate. Also, Meredith Ward is starting to become sleep-deprived because she has no one there for her. Lastly, Joe Sadowski was affected by Charlie Ward’s death. He was affected by the death because him and Michael make a false story about the gun to protect Michael’s image. As a result, the people of Briarwood think that Joe killed Charlie Ward and the police think he may be the criminal. Due to Charlie Ward’s death, Michael Mackenzie, Joe Sadowski, and the Ward family are all affected by his
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Johnny's brother and mother were impacted a lot by Johnny’s murder. During the court case Johnny’s brother Randy Allen had the following to say “I pray that Cyntoia will never be free into society again.” He told this to the court and along with this quote his mother also said the following "I do not know Cyntoia Brown, and I do not hate Cyntoia. I just hate the act that she did.” Johnny’s mother was more kind than her son was in the court trial.
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When Candy lost his dog, he lay in his bed staring at the ceiling regretting what had happened. On page 44 it shows candy’s loneliness “ He lay in his bunk and crossed his arms behind his head and stared at the ceiling.” This quote proves my theme in friendship is loneliness. Throughout the book, it shows more of this. An example of Loneliness in friendship staying on the death topic we have is George and Lennie “The hand shook
Literature 1 Michael Arroyo August 28, 2015 4th Period “As Simple As Snow” by Gregory Galloway “As Simple as Snow” is a mystery novel made in 2005 that may confuse people’s minds with all the art, magic, codes, and love while reading. As a teen age boy who wants to find the secrets his girlfriend who left behind all these mysteries after her odd disappearance. It also tells about the lost gothic girl, Anna Cayne, who meets the young high-school aged narrator. Throughout the postcards, a shortwave radio, various CDs, and many other irregular interest.
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Charlie by, Lee Maracle is about a young Indian boy who goes to a catholic school. Charlie dreams about going outside and exploring but the school will punish him if he does. One a day a group of kids including Charlie sneak out to go to one of their families houses. When they get their Charlie leaves to go to his family’s cabin. Unfortunately his long journey is cut short by frost bite and he dies of hypothermia.
While Keith’s actions do not directly affect Lauren’s relationships, the pieces of insight Lauren takes from Keith do. This is evident after Keith runs away from home as it creates tumult in the family. Lauren’s disapproval of this agitation inflicted on their parents forces her to reevaluate her plan of leaving the community as well. The emotional turmoil between her mother Cory’s persistent accusations and the Reverend’s desire to move forward as a family forms a division in the household. In this conflict, Lauren sides with her father and the differences between the two begin to dissipate as similar ideologies spawn.
Complex Characters in The Other Wes Moore A man reads a newspaper article, in which somebody sharing his name is convicted of a serious crime and is sentenced to life in prison. The convict shares the name, is close in age, and grew up in the same town as the, now very curious, reader. The reader, a man named Wes Moore, is struck by this story, and couldn’t quite shake it off after a few years. He decides to write a book. In Wes Moore’s
Mel was telling a story on how he used to think that her first wife was her life, but now he hated her guts. As for Terri, Mel 's second wife, she was telling a story about her previous husband who is abusive and hurts her, but she still thinks that he was able to do those things because of his love for her. As they reminisce about their previous romances and relationships, Mel interrupted the conversation when he said that if something happens to him or her wife, they will just grief for a while and then the surviving person will find someone else to
Where we’re from, who we know, and how our mental makeup is, is very important in our lives. It can be the deciding factor between life in prison and a life dedicated to giving back to others. In The Other Wes Moore, The lives of two young men are examined through three distinct lenses, how the role our environment, social capital (How we get ahead by helping each other) and how our mindset can dictate who we become later on in life. Both of these young men grew up in roughly the same environment, the ghettos of Baltimore, Maryland and the Bronx, New York, respectively.
The upbringing of a child contains many factors, many of which correlate to where a child grows up. The people, culture, and experiences of someone’s childhood are the greatest determining factor for what kind of person they will become. So how does the nature and nurture of one’s upbringing impact the decisions that they make, and their life in general? Author Wes Moore explores this question in his memoir, The Other Wes Moore, as it relates to two lives in particular. Moore main purpose in this book is to explore the overarching impact that a collection of expectations and decisions, not always one’s own, can have on someone’s life.
After this event she learned that not everything is as it seems. Also Josie is jealous of all of the other students because they have what Josie does not have and that is wealth. Especially Ivy Lloyd even though she hides it from everyone else. Then when John Barton suicides, Josie and Ivy settled their differences and became friends. And after John Barton suicides Michael Andretti said to Josie, a person doesn’t necessarily have to be happy just because they have social standing and material wealth.
“She wasn’t far from the road, but the idea of running for it appeared to her a demeaning absurdity, herself flailing through the drifts like some weeping, dopey, sacrificial extra in a horror movie” (6). Maureen is confused and puzzled throughout the abduction. She thinks, her abductor has the wrong person. “She shook her head as if to clear it”
When Richard’s heard the news of her husband’s death, he assumed Mrs. Mallard would be devastated. While everyone knew Mrs. Mallard was “afflicted with heart trouble” (57), him and her sister, Josephine, wanted to give her the news with “great care” (57). Josephine broke the news to Mrs. Mallard in “broken sentences”