Hope In Patricia Mccormick's Sold

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The word “Hope” originated around 900 A.D. and defines as, “a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.” When asked, high school students described hope as a new beginning or a light at the end of the tunnel. The “light at the end of the tunnel” varies among who is asked. For high school seniors it could possibly be graduation; for a struggling family it could be a paycheck at the end of the week; for a sick and hurting patient, it could be the top of the hour when their medicine is readily available. Hope comes in different forms. Hope shines light through hard decisions, politics, tragedy and everyday life. Hope is instilled in several different ways, such as in politics. During President Trump’s inaugural address he takes many opportunities to instill hope in the American people. He does this by promising a bright future for Americans not only in the lower class but in the diminishing middle class as well. In Trump’s address, he states, “America will start winning again, winning like never before. We will bring back our jobs. We will bring back our borders. We will bring back our wealth. And we will bring back our dreams.” Trump promised hope…show more content…
Lakshmi shows her hope to help her family; even if that means moving away and going to the city to work and send back the money. For a naive girl who did not know anything about anything beyond her life on the mountain, this was easy, until she realized that life outside of her shack on the side of the mountain is much different from life in the city. For Lakshmi hope was the only thing she had while in the Happiness House. She shows this as she has only one goal, one hope. Which is to get back to her family when she states, “All I know is that each time one leaves, my debt to Mumtaz grows a little smaller.” She hopes to one day be relieved of her debt and duties she must perform at the Happiness
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