✩BODY PARAGRAPH #1: ✩Topic sentence: In “Comprehending the Calamity,” Emma Burke’s point of view of the 1906 earthquake was to she feels like she lost everything because she mentions everything she lost and how she has had to adapt to the life she lives after the earthquake. ✩Supporting evidence from the text (must be a direct quote! ): In “Comprehending the Calamity,” she says, “soon quiet except the wail of a baby, the clang of an ambulance, and the incessant roll of wheels and tramp of feet as the people constantly sought refuge” ✩Explanation sentence #1 (how does this quote show Emma Burke’s perspective? ): This proves her point of view is that it is hard to sleep outside because she says that somethings and some people are making too much noise for her to rest. ✩Supporting evidence from the text #2 (must be a direct quote!
The night Scout and Jem were attacked was a turning point for Aunt Alexandra as a character. By being more concerned by the health of Jem and Scout, her true colors showed. “Aunt Alexandra’s fingers trembled as she unwound the crushed fabric and wire from around me.” (Lee, 264). She acted as a mother figure, the motherly notion being what Scout really needed all along. Her mind completely distracted by the recent excitement, Aunt Alexandra did something that would stick with Scout forever.
In Anne Bradstreet’s poem “Contemplations,” she looks beyond to see the beauty of the world and her faith, even through illness, hardship, and sinful struggles that she faces. As a child, Anne Bradstreet suffered from Rheumatic Fever (Baym and Levine 110). According to an article on Medical News Today, Rheumatic Fever may cause long term effects of the heart, brain, and joints (Nordqvist). Subsequently, those effects prevented Anne to never develop notable strength, yet she raised eight children, performed housework, and continued to write wonderful poems presently studied today. In stanza 17 of “Contemplations,” Anne wrote, “Our life compare we with their length of days who to the tenth of theirs doth now
However, upon talking to Teresa, Lena finds out that they yell at each other so much because Teresa can be reckless, and her mother cares about her well being. Says Lena, “‘Won’t she be mad when she finds you?’ ‘Nah, she’ll just be glad I’m not dead or something’”(114). . In observance of this situation, Lena begins to wonder how Teresa thinks of her. She says: “Maybe she had listened through the walls and heard nothing, the stagnant silence of our unhappy house” (114).
In the historical fiction novel Fever 1793, the story takes place in Philadelphia in the 1790’s. A Yellow fever epidemic turns the city upside down and forces Matilda to become an independent girl. The author Laurie Halse Anderson makes smart author's craft decisions that emphasize the theme independence and maturity. Foreshadowing and visualization are just two examples the author demonstrated to support the theme. From the beginning to the end of this story, we can see the change in Matilda, the main character.
Laurie Halse Anderson’s historical fiction book, Fever 1793, takes place in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is the story of Matilda Cook (Mattie) and her family, and the hardships they go through in the time period when Yellow Fever had struck. In the book, it teaches that during tough times, it is important to step up and take charge. This can be seen through the impact on the characters and author’s craft. During tough times, it is important to step up and take charge.
Only bad women wear high heels” Chap. 1, p. 4. The true reason is that she wants Florens to be away from being noted. Minha mãe had a bad experience with this society and she doesn’t want her daughter to get the same inhuman experience. Florens dislikes to be barefoot “when a child I am never able to abide being barefoot and always beg for shoes, anybody’s shoes, even in the hottest days” Chap.
After having Malaria, and having Anatole take care of her, risking his life on accounts of “treason”, Leah once again confesses her love to Anatole. This time they decided to get engaged despite the endangerment that it put Anatole and those around them in. This shows that Leah still had a selfish nature that she needed to work out. She gets to reflect on this nature at a nunnery after Anatole goes to prison on treason charges. She once again has to be ripped away from her home in order to assess how to better herself.
The beautifully embroidered one that will forever be placed on the chest of her clothing, and the physical living letter that embodies her daughter Pearl. Even though Pearl Prynne is a secondary character in this novel, she still plays an essential role in the plot. As she is the reasoning for the scarlet letter, without her none of this would’ve happened. She is the visual representation of the sin that her mother committed, and will forever be looked at by the townspeople as a sickening and unworthy person. As Pearl is growing up chapter by chapter it will be a noticeable twist to see how she begins to react to the people who disapprove of her.
This is an incisive critique of the domestic space which enforced seclusion on the women of the household. What further dampens her spirits is the fact that she knew this new reality to be now irrevocable. When suddenly everyone talks of having reached ‘home’ her spirits are revived but the solace is like a mirage which leaves her parched “...like a raging forest fire” (194) - it is the house of her in-laws. Rassundari is now in perpetual exile. With the Fifth Composition we are introduced to her life in the new household where she fulfils all the obligations as a housewife.
While the book Chains talks about a thirteen year old girl, Isabel, fighting to gain what is rightfully hers, freedom. Although these books seem very different they do convey similar messages. One of these themes that can be pointed out is acts of heroism where scarifies of oneself for the better good of the people were made in both books. In An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 many doctors sacrificed their lives to save others and find a cure, as did a few black Americans. In addition, the mayor stood along his fellow citizens and he decided something has to be done enable to save his town.
In her Biography she explains what it was like living with her disorder everyday. Colas explains her illness in a lot of detail that when reading you can vision exactly what she is thinking and what is happening in her head. Her symptoms that showed her obsessive disorder were that she would wash her hands about twenty times and she was also very afraid of being contaminated by diseased blood. There were some crazy intense, disturbing moments such as when Colas apartment fills with garbage and dirt because she becomes cautious of cleaning supplies, and she refuses to take a shower for fear of harming her unborn child. She talked about her fears
The Conflict of Fever 1793 and Characters In Fever 1793 the setting, plot, and characters all revolved around one summer in Philadelphia in the year 1793. The summer was met with a deadly disease with rising temperatures. It was called the yellow fever. Now, there were conflicts within the story. Mattie, the main protagonist, had a strange battle with herself.
Hurston divulges in the deception of hopes and dreams through the recurrent symbol of the horizon. What one hopes for on the horizon is ultimately what deceives one. In Janie’s adolescence, she presumes that she loves Nanny, her grandmother and legal guardian, and that Nanny knew better for Janie’s welfare. However, during Janie’s newfound independence and self-discovery after a controlling marriage, she discovers her true feelings of Nanny: hate. She abominates Nanny because, “Nanny had taken the biggest thing God ever made, the horizon… and pinched it in to such a little bit of a thing that she could tie it around her granddaughter’s neck tight enough to choke her” (Hurston 89).
As I read what Zafon wrote about how some images and words had found its way into his heart, I had similar feelings as I read Fever 1793. The novels describes how a fourteen-year-old girl gradually becomes a young woman as she been through the horrible fever that flush through the city of Philadelphia and witness her grandfather’s death. She had once had a harmony family, but suddenly the yellow fever took her friend’s live, and then neighbors. Her mother was sick, too. Eventually she couldn’t do anything but to run away to another city with her grandfather.