The author avoids using words like I think, I believe, and maybe. A good example of his assertiveness is on page 13 “Additionally, increased visitation will help the reunification process between mother and child. During the stressful and seemingly never-ending process of regaining custody of one’s child, visitation can help motivate the incarcerated mother and encourage her not to give up in battle.” Bogans is absolutely sure that child visitation has a positive impact on mothers. Also, by Bogans using jargon (which are words or phrases used in a particular group) throughout the essay helps readers believe the author is very knowledgeable. Using words like incarcerated, jurisdictions, rehabilitation and delinquency adds merit to the
As much as a reader might agree with Sherley Anne Williams’ ideas of Hurston’s writing, there are some concepts a reader may question. Although the author, Sherley Anne Williams, was correct in suggesting Hurston including the shield of protection for Janie from her grandmother, Nanny, was not creating a picture of life looking like reality; however, her idea that Janie had an insufficient amount of wisdom about herself as a whole is inaccurate because Janie does have self-awareness as she chose who she wanted to be, even if the ideas were pushed away by others. Sherley Anne Williams includes a quick understanding of how Janie sees herself. Discussing how Janie saw her self for the first time in a picture, notiving she was black. Because Janie
However, it was also a chance for Sekky to learn about the inescapability of farewell and to be independent in the society. Poh-Poh was the most important character for Sekky since she taught Sekky the first lesson about complex life. Next, Miss. Doyle also played a necessary role in Sekky’s life because she taught Sekky to be brave and kind, which Sekky’s parents did not do. In this situation, students described Miss.
Turtle is very good at tricking people an example is when she takes the blame for the bombings so Angela won't have to, losing her important braid in the process. Turtle is a good sister, and she tries to be a good daughter but her mother seems to prefer her sister over her no matter what she does. Her mother may treat her like the lesser child that has only made Turtle strong where Angela's weak and confident in ways the other women in her family are not. Turtle also makes every one of the heir’s believe that the game was not won by anyone so that they would stop playing and she could win the game. Convinces
Scout demonstrates the idea that adversity does strengthen an individual by learning how to take her life situations, furthermore turn them into positive outcomes, resulting in her building an emotional wall in order to prevent her past from breaking her down, leading her to show the world that she is transitioning into a mature, young woman. In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Jean Louise Finch (Scout Finch) becomes exhibited to adversity in her early childhood. Scout begins by having an arduous time trying to be herself without facing the wrath of people narking on her about the way she dresses as well as the way she acts. Without a mother figure present in her life, the only way she feels like herself is by doing what she knows best, acting as well as dressing like a boy. In chapter eleven, Scout explains how
However, In don’t give up the fight she told her best friend and then her and her best friend told the principal. Therefore this book represents the theme of courage. Even though the two stories have many things in common and some differences, they both have the same theme of courage. Although both of them do have the theme of courage, The book Making Sarah Cry shows the theme courage more than Don’t Give Up the Fight this shows because even though she was always picked on she still came outside and also when the other person was getting bullied she stood up for him instead of picking on him too like he did to her. That is why Making Sarah Cry shows more examples of having courage as the
Anne does not persevere by killing like Beowulf, but she is remarkably persistent in always saying what she thinks and not backing down. During World War 1 Anne risked her life to find her husband, Gilbert, who was at war. This is her way of showing her perseverance that even in a time of war; she will risk her life to get to those she loves. Being strong willed is usually a good thing unless it is not controlled and it’ll create a lot of
Sometimes the distaste and hate will lead people have the most powerful passion to gain a successful life. The short story "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall" by Katherine Anne Porter, depicts the last thoughts, feelings, and memories of an elderly woman Granny Weatherall about how she is jilts in her whole life. However, Granny didn't let this stand in her way of having a successful life because it doesn’t mean that she needed to have everything she desire in life. Even though she never get rid of the jilts, her life was filled with joy and love with her family and career, because those success is what she earn after sustained effort instead of just getting what handed to her life. Sitting around not getting over the jilt was not an option for Granny, but that is why Granny went on with her life, made the most out of her life, and since she did all this her death even reflects her successful life.therefore, jilting becomes the
The line that speaks to me the most is the last line of the play. In Line 44, Lisa’s grandmother says, “It’s funny how things blow loose like that.” Lisa is afraid of what her grandmother will think of her college experiences, but her grandmother senses the struggle and still loves her. C. The grandmother represents times that are gone, and yet her love for Lisa does not change. Lisa needs that support as she goes forward in her life. We all need that safety net as we struggle forward; this message of the safety in the middle of the uncertain change is true and descriptive of our early college years today as well.
They coincidentally met again after high school, and Sonia saw all the poor choices Norma had made in her life. Norma and Sonia had agreed to meet again but Sonia knew she would never agree to agree again. At one point in her life she had admired Norma, but after finding out what type of person she had become she regretted her thoughts. The first reason Sonia had admired Norma was because she was perfect. When Sonia needed help with an algebraic question her teacher was not much help to so she relied on Norma.
Even though she has memories of the land, she feels unsure about being the princess of Wonderland such as when she states “am I well? I shouldn’t say so.” (Beddor 218). No matter how much she tries, she can not get used to being as praised as she does. Even so, she seems like she is more confident than she used to be, such as when she states “i’ll kill you again if I have to.” (Beddor 313). She states this to Redd after exiting the maze and she seems like she would actually do this, rather than the younger Alyss who would be less likely to.