David shows us kindness by caring for and helping others, and being friendly to everyone. David’s caring nature is shown throughout the story, even when he was not fighting for him and his telepaths. When Sophie injures her foot, David stays with her and tries his best to attend to her needs since she is immobile. We can see that David cannot leave someone behind even if they are a person who he just encountered. We can expect David in any case to aid a stranger even though the damage may be miniscule.
This quote shows that David shows compassion towards Sue because no guy would think or do stuff like that for just any girl and the fact that he did is him showing compassion towards Sue. David is a compassionate person who cares about people. David's third trait is that he shows complacent towards himself. When David poisoned his grandma's jello so that he could go and do stuff with his friends. Grandma Ruggles said, “ I ate that jello and went right to sleep like Snow White did when the queen gave her a poison apple.
On the outside, David’s family is just like any other ordinary family. His mother, Betty, a stay at home mom and his father a radiologist. As the memoir unfolds in front of the reader, it is clear that David is deprived of a basic emotional support system from his parents. This household is very passive aggressive and silent that is mainly due to David’s parents and the lack of communication between family members. At the age of seven, a lump is discovered on David’s neck, and instead of taking care of it, David’s parents chose to wait and go on a shopping spree (Small 137-143).
After staying in the hospital a couple days, Reuven received a surprise visit from Danny who tries apologizing. The furious Reuven demands that Danny leaves without hearing his apology. However, Reuven thinks about the circumstances and accepts Danny’s apology the next day. “Yesterday I had hated him: now we were calling each other by our first names” (67). While
When david found out that he was dying he hand;le it very different then his family members. In the text it states that “when David saw him he was overwhelmed with the chng” (Paragraphe 10). This proves that David did not really know what to do in this situation because he did not know this was going to happen. Also in the text it says “instantly, without a single thought that it was com ing, David threw up” (paragraphe 11). This shows that David handles this
David lived with his biological parents until they died in a car accident when he was 15 years old. David then moved in with his older brother and lived with his him until he left for college. Id. Following his parent’s death, David spent some weekends and extended vacations with his grandfather. Id at 805.
His surgery went successfully, but had to stay in the eye ward until they made sure it was safe to expose his eye. Danny went to visit reuvern in the hospital to apologize, but reuven did not give him a chance . Later reuven realized what he did was wrong and the next time Danny came, they talked for a long time. Since then Danny visited him regularly and they became very close friends, they had almost like a bond that they did not have with anyone
But in Donald’s case it was the total opposite. He went to the hospital with his mind already made up to die, which goes against what the doctors have being taught to do, and the principle of beneficence. The doctors decided to reject his autonomy because they knew he had an immense possibility of having a happy live and not just simply acting in a paternalistic way. In the end the doctors decisions was the right choice, when Donald stated, “I am enjoying life now, and I’m glad to be alive” (Munson6). Which proves that the doctors knew what they were doing, even though his autonomy might have being rejected; at the end it turned out to be a greater benefit to Donald because he was able to live again as a normal man.
David has moved out, leaving his photographs of his daughter in a box in his old house. David dies shortly after absconding from Norah, leaving her alone. Norah decides she’s ready to move out and leave behind her scarred past, which results in her discovery of the photographs. She becomes intrigued by what she’s found and orchestrates a visit from her daughter and the nurse. The repeated use of deception comes to an end at this point, as every lie David had to tell to keep his wife safe had been uncovered and debunked.