In the historical fiction novel Fever 1793, the story takes place in Philadelphia in the 1790’s. A Yellow fever epidemic turns the city upside down and forces Matilda to become an independent girl. The author Laurie Halse Anderson makes smart author's craft decisions that emphasize the theme independence and maturity. Foreshadowing and visualization are just two examples the author demonstrated to support the theme. From the beginning to the end of this story, we can see the change in Matilda, the main character.
After reading both texts, I have learned that if you are a parent, you have to open your eyes and understand what is going on with your child if they are feeling down or depressed. I also learned that if you are a child, you have to recognize what your parents are trying to do for you, like Izzy’s mom is graduating so both of them can live a better life. The only question that is still on my mind is, if both children had both their mom and dad with them, would they still feel like they were being neglected and
However, for transgendered individuals that process can be more challenging. Therefore, transgendered individuals may come to counseling hoping to learn ways to cope with the disorder Gender Dysphoria. Therapy can assist the individual with learning strategies that would increase their confidence and self-esteem. In the case of Gwen, Gwen’s mom served as an significant role in her transitioning process. Gwen’s mom encouraged Gwen to become a woman because her mother did not like seeing her unhappy.
How does one limit their reasoning of how Oprah Winfrey has changed their lives. I would like to start with the fact of how she has shown me that women can be just as powerful as men. In this world today it can be hard to remember that, but Winfrey will never let you forget it. From starting her own charity to help girls get a better education in a place where they were told they couldn’t be taught and are treated like objects. She has continue to strive for a better place for every human, no matter race, gender, sexuality or past life.
Fever 1793 This book is about a girl named Mattie Cook, who lives above a coffee shop in Philadelphia. It was all okay until the Fever broke out. Disease spread everywhere, and then everything changed. Her mother gets the disease first, but fortunately lives through it but sadly her grandfather doesn’t. Mattie loses a lot of close ones, like her friend Polly.
Laurie Anderson’s historical fiction book, Fever 1793, takes place in Philadelphia during the 1700s. This book mentions about a girl and her family living during the Yellow Fever epidemic. Throughout the story Mattie loses and gains family members while they are trying to protect her. Mattie goes through one of the worst epidemics in the history of Philadelphia, and her family tries to take care of her during it. Anderson uses description and imagery in the story to portray the theme, family is always trying to protect each other.
All of these experiences played an important role in Matilda Cook growing into a cultivated adult. Anderson writes that detailed sentence to reveal just how much yellow fever negatively impacted many, many families, and at the end of the story, Mattie, her family and friends, and the rest of Philadelphia can finally have hope and look forward to a promising future. Descriptive imagery is only one of the ways the author of Fever 1793 puts craft into her writing. In the story, her repetition connects to the idea that tough times lead to full development. For example, Mattie is very upset and feels like a traitor when she must take Nell to the orphanage.
In "On Being a Cripple", Nancy Maris focuses on how her life changed after she became a "cripple", and how society sees people with a disabilities. She starts out by explaining why she calls herself a "cripple", because she believes that it gives the best definition that best describes her. It also gives her confidence, and empowers her to face the hand that she was dealt, with “swagger”(29). She shares some of the hardships that she endured after she found out that she had multiple sclerosis. She mentions that her family has been a big part of her life, the support that she gets helps her get thought the day “Fatigued and infuriated, I bellow, I’m so sick of being crippled!
I used the colors red and gold similar to the cover of the book. *In chapter two, An-Mei’s “Scar” is the symbol for the story. A tragic event happened when An-Mei or (Mei-Mei) was nine years old. Popo (An-Mei 's grandmother) and An-Mei’s mother are fighting in the kitchen about Mei-Mei and who she should live with. While fighting Mei-Mei’s mother goes to reach for her but instead accidentally pours hot soup on to Mei-Mei’s neck.
She had to guide herself through the rough times; she learned her limits. Through these limits, she became a brilliant and independent woman in the place where it is hardest to do so. During the wartime in the middle east, Malala encouraged education over war, “instead of focusing eradicating terrorism through war, he should focus on eradicating it through education.” (Malala 68) She could quickly succumb to the pressures to fight an oppressive regime with violence, but Malala shows that not following the natural path can lead one to wisdom. Her wisdom lets the idea of education move others along in their lives and move toward their enlightenment. She helped change the world after getting through a very tough situation.
She also equally addresses parents, media representatives, and food company representatives. She also makes sure to directly address advocates, experts, and media representatives. 2. Michelle Obama convinces the audience of her credibility by aligning herself with the parents in the audience and by showing herself to be a consumer of both the food and media companies’ products. She gives an illustration about how she previously fed her family before finding out there were healthier options.
It 's eligibility depends on the family income, the resources, and the living arrangements. And the child must lack parental support or care due to death of family member, or in a two parent home someone is disabled. The one thing that motives her in this field is being of service to others to help them survive through this difficult times they have to face as an individual. And the steps they have to take in order to receive certain benefits for the family because of the income the have, also the children that are in the
Book Critique Title of Book: Hate List Author: Jennifer Brown The “Hate List” by Jennifer Brown is a book about a girl named Valerie Leftman who returns back to Garvin High School, after her boyfriend Nick Levil opened fire on their school cafeteria. Valerie and Nick had made a hate list earlier, which helped Nick pick his targets. Valerie feels much guilt when she returns and has to face many obstacles. Her life has shifted after the incident. Valerie must face complications with her family, old friends, and the girl whose life she saved.
It’s how you save somebody’s life” (163). If Jolly did not learn CPR, her life as a mother could change if something did happen to her child and she did not know what to do. Jolly going to school has a huge impact on her identity because it gives her confidence that she can take care of her kids and her apartment. The school also made her believe that she can actually be good at something if you try hard enough. Jolly could not have got those grades without trying.
As I read what Zafon wrote about how some images and words had found its way into his heart, I had similar feelings as I read Fever 1793. The novels describes how a fourteen-year-old girl gradually becomes a young woman as she been through the horrible fever that flush through the city of Philadelphia and witness her grandfather’s death. She had once had a harmony family, but suddenly the yellow fever took her friend’s live, and then neighbors. Her mother was sick, too. Eventually she couldn’t do anything but to run away to another city with her grandfather.