The reader may not agree with each resolution, but is certainly forced to think about issues he or she may never have thought about before (Smith 63). Every book has a point or a certain power that affects different kinds of readers everywhere, regardless of age or opinions. One book that affects teenagers and young adult readers was written by J.D Salinger. The Catcher in the rye has mesmerized the hearts of young adult readers across the country for its coming to age story about a young teen trying to find himself in this world. It 's overall message has sparked love from readers everywhere but the book has also sparked wild discussions about its content and if it should be taught in schools across the country.
Celie is able to change who her trusted confidant is very quickly, showing God was never a friend; instead He was a placeholder for someone Celie could openly trust. This was a turning point in the novel because Celie is rejecting God from her life. Mahdi Deghani attributes this rejection to the “fear of God [which] has prevented her from standing up to her tyrannical patriarchal force which is imposed upon her” (Dehghani 452). At the start of the relationship, Celie was afraid of God instead of loving Him, showing the fear Celie had on all the authoritative men in her life. To Celie, God is just another man who never responds to help her, which is why the relationship never allowed her to become more self-confident.
How “The Outsiders” written by S.E Hinton is coming of age novel During life, people will go through tragic experiences, difficult period of time and pressured by the society around them that eventually their innocence will fade with age. This can be clearly shown in the novel “The Outsiders” (written by S.E Hinton) in which the characters who are living in an area (East side of Oklahoma) full of gang society and violence;….Ponyboy Curtis, Johnny Cade and the rest of his friends and siblings are forced to mature and grow up quicker and earlier than most of the average people due to the traumatic/tragic experiences that they had to face during their everyday conflict between “The Socs” (their rival social group). First of all, before Ponyboy Curtis had met the two girl Socs in the cinema (Sherry Valance and Marcia), he had thought that every person who are a member of their rival’s social group were very wealthy, but very threatening towards The Greasers. But when Ponyboy & Johnny had met the two Socs, Ponnyboy begins having a conversation with Sherry Valance. After the conversation, Ponyboy comes in a conclusion that both of the social groups were very much the same and contained a lot of similarities.
Leymah was unable to trust Tunde, the man who could cherish her and be there for her, because of her past experiences with men. Leymah had experienced so much betrayal and abuse that she found it hard to even believe that Tunde would be there for her as anything more than a friend. After she confided in him about her fears on raising a child without her ex-lover Daniel, he told her he would be there but she did not believe him. “‘What if I told you that I would be there for you and this child?’ said Tunde. Leymah replied, ‘I would say you are lying.
Today’s world develops so rapidly that it is hard to keep the pace with changes in social and biological rhythms of human life. Still, not everyone consider changes a positive thing, moreover, many people are afraid of them and refuse to accept any reformations. This fear of changes that was present in all time is probably one of the strongest of all phobias, even stronger than the fear of death that is a variation of the fear of changes. This theme is vividly depicted in the William Faulkner’s story “A Rose for Emily” focused on the life and death of Miss Emily Grierson. This a short story about the woman that managed to stay untouchable by time.
The vulgar language within the novel isn’t only a means to an end that Zits wants, it’s also a message; a message that vividly depicts a struggling teen yearning for help/change in his life, but can’t seem to do it alone. Zits countlessly uses profanity because that is what will catch someone’s attention, which is precisely what he wants: someone to notice and save him from himself. These quandaries that Zits faces are the embodiment of what a vast majority of teens suffer and go through on an everyday basis. The novel Flight, could almost even be a novel which is a cry for help and attention itself; as the book is about a teen trying to find and save himself from himself, which is a problem everyone in life faces at one point whether we like to admit it or not. But, there’s no way to possibly run away from yourself, and Zits shows us that in the story; the only answer is to accept yourself for who you are, and then the problems will start to sort themselves and gradually get
We also learn that Mr ___’s late wife was killed as she was stepping out of church thus the church is unable to protect women who look up to God to help them endure the abuse they suffer through. Through the use of this image, Walker implies that Celie’s letters, wishes and hopes falls on deaf ears. Eventually, towards the end of the novel, Celie’s faith in God is no longer intact. This is because she notices that her wishes and the struggles she faces are because of what was given to her by Him. Celie also tells us that God is a man and therefore, because of his gender and the abuse she faced from other men, she deems God as just like them as she
She was an unforgiving and cold-hearted mother towards him. She was always concerned about Gary’s party and her high level of ignorance led her to be constantly fighting over words with Winston. Nevertheless, being the Christian that he was, Winston remained calm with the hope that his mother would understand his point of view. However, their conversation became like a battle between ideology (mother) and philosophy (son). Therefore, they were never able
Jane Eyre obtains her goals at the end of the novel by using her faith in God, nature, and herself to overcome her obstacles; this faith and strength also keeps her family and the judging, oppressing nature of man from stopping her from obtaining what she wants in life. As previously stated, Jane Eyre, the main character in the novel, is forced to face many different challenges in her life. She is orphaned at a young age and is made to live with her aunt, Mrs. Reed, who despises Jane and is only keeping the young girl around because Mr. Reed made Mrs. Reed promise to raise Jane. Thus, Jane’s childhood is unloving and she is constantly bullied by her cousins, particularly John Reed. This abuse and neglect causes Jane to be someone who holds intense grudges for a long time and who does not love, nor is loved, by anyone.
Merriam-Webster defines adversity as “a state or instance of serious or continued difficulty or misfortune.” While many people encounter adversity daily, everyone approaches it differently. While challenging adversity some people fade into the background. But there are those of us who rise up to the fight and thrive in the face of adversity, we refuse to let it hold us back from living. My experience with adversity or difficulty began when I was very young. According to my mother, her pregnancy with me was normal and uncomplicated.
This is the first move that Yu-I ever makes against Hsu Chih-mo, showing the beginnings of Yu-I progression with thoughts. While Hsu Chih-mo wants to become more modern by having Yu-i get an abortion, in the end it is Yu-I that becomes more modern by disobeying her husband. Shortly after Hsu Chih-mo requests an abortion, Hsu Chih-mo disappears and leaves Yu-i. This is a big turning point for Yu-I because it makes her realize that Hsu Chih-mo does not care for her. During this time Yu-I analyzed the situation and figured out on her own what to do.
The Great Depression was a time of little hope and small dreams. Much of what happened forced young children out of their world out of their world into the adult world. I’ve also had to step up into the vast realm of the adult world. During the Great Depression many kids had to step up and begin acting like adults. Young kids had to start doing hard challenges for their age to help their families.