All of their determination, especially Annie’s, was driven by their hope for Helen’s success. The Miracle Worker really portrayed how one must believe and have hope in order for their dreams to come true. From the beginning, in Act I of The Miracle Worker, people like Kate and Annie had hope that Helen would get better and be bright enough to soak in information. Kate—Helen’s loving and caring mother—would do anything to help Helen improve her health, or to act somewhat like an ordinary child. One part of the
She underwent a gradual change that required introspective reflection. She had small goals that she worked hard to accomplish. As her goal grew bigger, so did her accomplishments. She has not forgotten her origins and that makes her accomplishments even greater. Towards the end of the interview, Plorin offered advice that resonated greatly with me, "read and write and do what you love."
She has inspired me to help those in need, and love those who are broken. She taught me how to stand up for the weak, and how to become brave. She made me realize that everyone has a story to tell, and how a simple compliment can go a long way. Danaka has given me a piece of her heart, so I could open mine, and pass it on. My definition of a role model is my sister,
That is why regardless which route the conversation takes of the daughter being the listener or having equal opportunity to speak it is still important. It assures the mother that she has done her job as a mother to teacher her daughter what is right, and assures the daughter that if she was ever unsure about something her mother would know. Readers were able to learn this as Jamaica Kincaid used the elements of repetition to share the personality and mindset of the mother and daughter. The revelation of those characteristics enhanced the story strongly and gave the readers to opportunity to understand both sides of the story and may have possibly helped them reconsider some things with their
Throughout the novel, Esperanza learns that there are other ways of life in which she must acclimate to as she shows perseverance in the face of difficulty. Esperanza ends up realizing the positive things she has and blocks out the negative. Overall, Esperanza struggles throughout this time in her life but continues to persevere through them with trust and
Another way the story was proving that she was standing up for herself was when her mother advises her about friends. “People grow apart and by standing up for yourself and being nice, you will make new friends” (Cabot 38). From these situation, Jenny had learned that by standing up for herself she gets confidence and strength in the inner to speak
The author likely included this quote to show that it is a natural instinct not to want change, but it must happen anyway. Although the past may still be missed, forward movement is necessary. The author uses personification to show that even though forward movement may seem hard to accomplish it does eventually get better. After Krolewski moves and settles in she still feels the pain of her past. She says, “ Time heals everything,” (Krolewski 25).
According to merriam-webster.com, the definition of perseverance is the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it's difficult. According to merriam-webster.com, the definition of survival is the state or fact of continuing to live or exist especially in spite of difficult conditions. Both of these elements are shown in the books The Odyssey,
For Mama, she wants to provide for her family and reduce their struggles; the new house represents her dream. Similarly to Lena, Ruth wants to have a better life with Travis and Walter; the house also symbolizes this greater life for her and her family. Travis is young, and aspires to be a bus driver when he grows older. New to the time period, Beneatha dreams to change lives and become a doctor; not just marry a man like George for the money and security. Lorraine Hansberry’s play, A Raisin in the Sun, can teach readers many things through its morals and themes.
I feel like I should not have kept her secret and should have consulted an adult right away. Although my decision to keep her secret proved that I was a loyal friend, it was not a wise decision. If I had spoken to someone else, my friend's depression would have been treated while it faster. If my friend chose not to seek help when she did, she may not be alive today. This crucible proved to be a true challenge of my ability to make a wise decision.
In the novel “ Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Hurston their are a few key points in the main character’s life, Janie were after that moment her life either takes a turn for the best or for the worst. This is something people can all relate to because it happens to all of us whether we realize it or not. There are some decisions people make without thinking that change our whole lives forever. All of her key decisions seem to correlate with her being happy or trying to be a better version of herself. The first or major event that jumpstarted Janie’s life was perhaps when Nanny convinced Janie that she should marry Logan, which wasn’t all for the right reasons.
The first word I think about when I hear the word counselor is empathy. We all need it at some point in our lives and as counselors we will provide it to our clients. The second word is hope. I like to think that we all have hope for things to be better when we are in times of trauma but sometimes that may be hard to find. As a counselor I think we have to lend our hope to our clients or find it in others, but we must always remember it is there.