Finally, Jing-Mei completes her mother’s dream of reuniting the family and his father was happy to see all of them together. In my thoughts, when I was reading the story, I was thinking about the latest Pakistan movie “Bhaijaan” which is basically similar story as Jing Mei. The movie shows how much the pain one little girl has to go through when she was separated from her family in her childhood. She was going for the vacation with her family and somehow she was separated on the Pakistan broader. Her family was in the Pakistan and she went to India.
In “A Rose for Emily,” the author, Faulkner, describes the life of a women after the death of her family and the abandonment of her friends. The story is about a female named Emily whose father dies of natural causes, and she is left with little money except for her house and an African American manservant. The manservant is a very loyal person who stays by Emily’s side till her own death. This story is depicted from the neighbor’s point about the lady Emily. It recounts her life as she lived it from an external perspective.
Webb represents life after loss in Our Town. A kind, simple woman and a good mother and friend, Mrs. Webb grieves the death of both of her children. First, years ago, her young son died of a burst appendix. Later, her daughter Emily dies in childbirth. Having outlived both her children, Mrs. Webb’s life goes on in Grover’s Corners.
“My Grandmother Sends Her Regards & Apologises” by Fredrick Backman Like the author’s previous book, “A Man Called Ove”, this book starts with a gloomy background, the protagonist is suffering from her grandmother’s sudden death like how Ove is suffering from his spouse’s death. The protagonist of the book, Elsa, has lost her only companion in life and the pain seems to be immense. She heals back from her tragedies are through the new people, she is almost forced to find during the story, and together they strive to get through their misery. Elsa finds peace by meeting new people by doing the missions- giving out letters to her grandmother’s friends- that she left her.
“Poem for My Sister” written by Liz Lochhead, is a poem describing the relationship between two sisters and their experiences. As with almost all siblings, the younger sister looks up to her older sister and strives to be like her whereas the older sister in this poem has been through numerous hardships and troubles in her life and warns her stubborn sister to not follow in her footsteps. The reader can relate to the poem as they are either an adult or a child and both ages apprehend the feelings and emotions that the characters are experiencing. A deeper meaning this poem suggests is that the experience of adulthood should be seen as advice for the upcoming generations.
My Jim by Nancy Rawles is a book about love. Rawles writes her novel from the perspective of Sadie, a grandmother telling a story of lasting love to her granddaughter, Marianne. The book is separated by items including a knife, hat, bowl, tooth, pipe, tobacco, cross, quilt, and button. All of these items take on some form of importance to Sadie. Sadie’s story is one of love, loss, and family.
I believe that the song “Love Myself” by Hailee Steinfield fits perfectly with the scene of the last meeting between Rose and Ted. The song talks about coping after a nasty breakup and realizing self-value and confidence. Throughout the book it is referenced that Rose is very much without courage. She believes everything her mom tells her, she is very timid, and in her marriage she lives in the shadow of Ted.
She wasn’t religious and her views were considered ahead of her time. The American writer, Emily Dickinson, reflected her experiences in life, love, and examined ideas on death in her poetry. Being one of
She also uses sensory language to convey a mood and give her readers a sense of how she actually felt both internally and externally at that time. “She did not stop to ask is it were not a monstrous joy that held her. A clear and exalted perception enabled her to dismiss the suggestion as trivial.” (Chopin 2) This is an example of a part in Chopin 's short story, The Story of an Hour, that gave her readers a sense of what she was actually feeling in the moment. In her short story, Chopin feels a sense of freedom when her husband dies because she would always feel that she needed to meet certain expectations as a woman.
Through hardships and suffering, through celebration and joy, family will always be there to support and comfort you, as you will to them. Dicey’s Song, by Cynthia Voigt, is a realistic fiction novel that takes place along the Chesapeake Bay. Dicey Tillerman and her three younger siblings are learning to adjust and fit in at their new home with their grandmother, after their emotionally-ill mother abandoned them. They all grew closer, and learned to love, help, and protect each other when Dicey and her brothers and sister started having issues at school, and money began dwindling. Dicey’s grandmother ended up adopting the children , and by the time the news of the kids’ mother’s death reached them, they were a true, close and united, family.
This book, An Imperial Affliction, has consumed Hazel 's life since she picked it up. The book is about a girl who has a rare form of cancer who lives with her mom. Hazel immediately connected to the tale. The story takes a sad twist when the book ends in mid sentence. She has groveled over this book for years and it is very precious to her.
After a while, Nao had asked Jiko how she should start her diary and Jiko told her she should start from the present time and so she did. On two occasions, she speaks on how grateful she is to write to the person reading her diary even if it’s not a real person:”Anyway, I don’t really think you’re God or expect you to grant me wishes or anything. I just appreciate it that I can talk to you and you’re willing to listen. But I better hurry up or I’ll never catch up where I’m supposed to be” (137). Nao also emphasizes her appreciation again and states: “You may be only made -believe, but you are my true friend and you’ve helped me, I really mean that.”
Tiger The Lion and the Lamb (A Critique of William Blake's Use of Archetypes in The Lamb and The Tyger) Throughout history, authors have found many creative ways to express ideas and messages. Some popular ways include similes and metaphors, as they invoke a deeper level of thinking. Another popular technique to present an idea or message is through the use of archetypes.
An archetype is defined as an ideal example or model after which other things are patterned. It is considered to be a typical example of a thing or person. Archetype characters are though as to be “the original pattern” or “character type” that will be found on the hero’s journey. Linda Seger (2011) discusses the helpers who give advice to help the hero. These figures often give the hero particular objects to help him on the journey.