In the story “Celeste 's Heart” is a story of a young girl that goes to a school in Argentina that has very harsh conditions and feels that it should be changed before her little brother goes there. Her brother has not gone to school yet because he is too young to go. she writes,“That evening when she was putting her younger brother to bed, he asked once again: “When am I going to go to school?” But that evening she didn 't laugh, and she didn 't think up an answer…She suddenly imagined him in the middle of the schoolyard, with his arms stretched…The body tense, feeling cold and angry and afraid,
One question would be why was she on the roof and how did she fall from the roof? Maybe she wanted to intentionally fall from the roof. First, her mom is never around and working all the time. In the book McCreight introduces, “The worst part about their argument was that Kate had then ended up getting home the night before too late—late again, late always—“ (McCreight 12). This evaluates how her mom is never around and is always busy with her
In Laurie Halse Anderson’s novel, Speak, Anderson tells the story of Melinda Sordino, a freshman who’s starting off her new year with no friends as her former friends turned on her. Turns out, Melinda called cops on a party, thus, Melinda has become anti-social and depressed because she’s aggravated many people. Through the use of the tree motif, Anderson reveals Melinda is a depressed tree that’s trying hard to grow. At beginning of the novel, the tree motif reveals Melinda is in a dark place as she’s showing a sign of depression and sadness. When Melinda is painting watercolor trees in art class she says “I’ve been painting watercolors of trees that have been hit by lighting.
She has stolen some late passes, so she uses the closet as a hideout to avoid teachers she dislikes and painful interactions with her former friends. Her only solace at school is art class, where she is working on a year-long project to create various interpretations of a
Letting Ana Go is an anonymous nonfiction diary of a 16-year-old girl suffering with anorexia nervosa. Throughout the diary, she writes about events that have occurred, her weight, goals, and feelings. On May 18 Ana starts her food diary with a goal of consuming 2,500 to 2,800 calories on the days she runs and 2,000 to 2,500 calories on the days she doesn’t. Ana’s calorie intake goes like planned until she goes on vacation for a week to Lake Powell with her best friend Jill and boyfriend Jack’s family with Rob. On June 17, the second day of vacation, Jill persuades Ana to reduce her calories to 1,200 per day with her.
In the excerpt, Julie of the Woods by Jean Craighead George, Miyax is stuck in the outskirts of the cold wilderness in Alaska with no one after her father has not returned from sea. She has not been able to catch food and rely on the wolves to catch her food, but the wolves have been ignoring her since. Now it is up to Miyax to develop a way, for which the wolves will bring her food for her survival. Following Julie of the Wolves comes Hatchet. Hatchet shares a similar fate of being abandoned with the protagonist Brian, who shortly figures out that for his carelessness, his food and shelter has been vandalized by a mere skunk.
Through the novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda the main character (protagonist) takes us through her first year of high school, the ninth grade. In the summer before ninth grade Melinda had a traumatic experience happened to her that night at a party full of senior. In the beginning mets her first teacher who takes advantage of his power as a teacher. She get in art class were they are assigned to a school round project. All different objects, Melinda gets a tree.
As you can say, it enhances the text with thoughts and emotion of the character. of the character. Because of the tone, it also may cause the reader to feel a certain way.The tone and mood are very essential to a book. Without the tone or mood , you would basically be reading a dictionary. The mood shifts between many emotions, such as when eliezer finds “light in the darkness” when he hears the violin playing.
Ginny, a girl who had just moved into town and her first day of school began. The moment she saw Smitty, That’s when she right away was interested in him. She met a friend named Hally which told her all about Smitty. As Hally and Ginny were walking to their second period, Hally said “ he never smiles, he never frowns, and he never cries.” I think this quote means that Smitty is maybe scared to show his emotions because people might be asking him what had happened over the past 15 years on why he had been silent and not speaking. Hally said that there is something wrong going on with him.
Clive Waswa Ms. Meara Honors English 16 December 2016 Literary Analysis: The impact of Poverty “The Poverty line doesn't measure Poverty, it measures extreme Poverty," (Shapiro Marcy). Barbra Kingsolver’s book The Bean Trees, Focusses on the social justice issue Poverty. The Main character Taylor Leaves Kentucky, to escape poverty, she was determined to be different from all others who dropped out of school and had children. She dreamt of being different and achieving something with her life. In the The Bean Trees, Barbra Kingsolver challenges the idea that people in poverty are lazy and never work.