Diary Of Elizabeth's Narrative Essay

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Excerpts of the Diary of Elizabeth May 7th 1670 Love. A singular feeling I have when I look at him. My Mr. Hooper, I am ecstatic that I get to marry the love of my life, MY Reverend. When I am with him, I feel as if I am on top of a cloud floating above reality. It is a feeling unlike any other. It has the perks of being happy, that feeling in your gut from guilt, and it settles your brain like peace does. Two weeks too this day I will officially be married to my best friend and will become Mrs. Hooper. May 21st 1670 A veil has come between me and my love. A small piece of cloth that shields his face from the world, has come between our love. I am dumbfounded that he would not take off his veil for anyone, not even ME! I cannot go through with this wedding, this veil has severed our bond as lovers and I do not believe it can be fixed. I remember as I walked out he cried out to me “Do not leave me Elizabeth! I love you, and I know you love me too so why. Why would you let my shield keep you away from me I cannot stand it!” But as I remember our conversation more and more, I remember my response. “But I must leave. Your shield is also pushing me away along with everyone else. I’m…show more content…
It makes me think about what life would be like if I had not broke off my engagement to Mr. Hooper. Oh how I miss my long lost lover. Most of the time I sit next to a window watching Mr. Hooper pass through the town and how the people of the town part ways like the red sea as soon as they see him pass through the streets. Oh my poor Reverend, he is not like he used to be I can just tell. Michael, my sister’s first child will always ask me to play with him but I cannot pull myself to do it. I do not have enough energy and I have been wasting away ever since I left my Reverend. I think this decision I made has come back to haunt me and I think it will continue to haunt me until the day I
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