Fitzgerald’s life was Zelda and writing books until he died in 1940. There are lots of similarities between the real life of the author F. Scott Fitzgerald and his fictional novel, The Great Gatsby such as caring, poverty, hatred, dishonesty, and independent. To start with caring which is the first similarity between F. Scott Fitzgerald and the book Great Gatsby. Caring is really being concerned about others and being kind. Gatsby tells Nick that, “him and Daisy were in love while Gatsby was in the war”(Fitzgerald).
The world has changed much in one hundred years: women are standing up for themselves, children are changing the world, but still the works of three authors stand strong as the writers of some of the most well-known books in history. Mark Twain's style is very distinct because of the stylistic elements he uses. One of the main elements he utilizes is Social Commentary. Social Commentary is when the author gives his or her own insights into the workings of society or the human mind. In Chapter 2 of 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,' Tom is forced to work on painting his aunt's fence while his friends play, but Tom finds a way to swindle them into paying him to do the work for him.
He was born two months premature under the light of Halley’s Comet, a sign of good things to come and was sickly for the first ten years of his life. Soon after his birth, his father decided to move to the river town of Hannibal, Missouri where Mark Twain spent much of his childhood. While living in Hannibal, Twain became infatuated with the riverboats that came through and the men who piloted them. Though this town was small and bleak and he suffered many hardships here, he always remembered it with fondness in his writings; “Perhaps it was the romantic visionary in him that caused Clemens to recall his youth in Hannibal with such fondness”(Mark Twain). Of these hardships probably the greatest for him would have been the loss of his father at age twelve which caused him to have to drop out
An example would be on page 37 when he told Caroline “Report and be damned to ye!” when she said he would be reported if he was not respectful. Furthermore, the whole Ewell family are disappointments and are the most irresponsible people in the town. Their father uses there his relief checks on whisky, and his kids are left to starve with hunger pains every day. It is nauseating and repulsive. Atticus told Scout that the Ewells have been a disgrace in Maycomb for three generations, and that none of them have had a honest job or day of day of work, that he can
For Eddie Turner, life began with adversity and misfortune. He had been born prematurely, weighing only four pounds at birth, and the first three years of his life were spent in and out of the hospital. As a result, his physical development was abnormally slow, and he remained quite sickly. It has been said that children can be extremely cruel, and as Eddie grew, so did his low self esteem. The other children in Eddie's neighborhood would taunt and mock him with persistent criticism, and his mother's overprotectiveness and coddling, only served to contribute to his weaknesses.
Violence, played a major role in Peagler life because she missed seeing her kids grow up, her family was stressed out over the situation, and because she was a victim of domestic violence she lost her life, mentally and later physically. Prisons, aren’t safe health wise and she got out of jail but had cancer because of all the chemicals she was exposed to. When she got out she died 6 months later , but her story inspired millions to go seek out help when it comes to domestic
She had an alcoholic father who became abusive occasionally towards her and her mother. Both her parents worked long hours to upkeep the family farm, therefore Sally was often left in the care of her next door neighbor. Her neighbor’s teenage son sexually abused Sally for years and years later when Sally told her mother about it, her mother told her to keep quiet for fear of what it may do to the Applebee reputation. Due to all these risk factors, Sally’s Adverse Childhood Experiences score was 6 (extremely high) and she had a resiliency score of 4 (extremely low). This means that Sally has a greater risk of developing health conditions later in life, such as alcoholism, chronic depression, heart disease, etc.
Michael Oher comes from a broken family. He doesn’t get enough support from her mother with at least thirteen children. Michael Oher’s mother is a cocaine addict and his father died while he is in high school. Because of that, Michael Ohers is in and out of temporary homes and often homeless. Having those kinds of problems in early age will result in a poor education.
Precious was a 16 year old girl who has low literacy skills, obese and pregnant for the second time. Precious has experienced child physical abuse from her mother Mary. Mary makes Precious makes cook and eat unhealthy foods on purpose so Precious can remain overweight. Precious was molested by her biological father which she accounts experiences of child sexual abuse. Unfortunately the results
After a few weeks went by, she moved in with her baby’s daddy. The whole school was making fun of her and wasn’t soon after her whole community found out. She was being shamed for her pregnancy and couldn 't get a good paying job to support her new family. When she was ready to have her child, she went into debt because she couldn 't afford for the care she need for her and her child. Not soon after, she became poor and went into poverty.
When I was 5 years old my parents got divorced. At first I didn’t think much of it until I was a bit older when I started to go back and forth from parent to parent. I guess every child has a different experience with divorce, but mine was the worst. It 's by far the hardest thing any child has to face. The biggest things I struggled with was the trash talking and having to deal with the new girlfriend or boyfriend.
Her father was put in prison at age twenty-three, when Brianna was only two years old. Her mother often got extremely overworked and stressed out with her life, having to work two jobs which both payed minimum wage, and having to take care of three children, was most definitely not the easiest job in the world . Brianna has two younger siblings; Carson, who is eight years old, and Kaitlyn, who is three. Brianna’s mother often turned to alcohol to relieve some of the stress put on her. She
She did not make any good friend throughout her childhood until one day she got to Junior High School. Naturally she had powers that were on and off and was very horrific and disturbing any it would trigger. As a result of her attitude she could not handle her first day of menstrual cycle which happen to occur when she was in school and that episode became a memorial story in the school in which was used against her and she became the laughing stock of the school out of pain and agony that she developed it ended her becoming a shy
after giving birth to my son in 2011 I have been struggling with being overweight and just all around unhealthy. I 've gained in between 65-70 pounds durin my pregnancy of course it was from overindulging and not eating healthy. unfortunately, lack of the right nutrition/exercise it all caught up with me when I had my son. He was diagnosed with a heart defect and numerous of other major/minor things. he had to have opened heart surgery at two days old and another followed shortly after, plus all of the other things that were wrong as well.
I can assure you that everyone in that retreat room cried at least twice. We learned so much about each other that even after 12 years of schooling we never even knew. My best friend suffers from severe depression and contemplated suicided 4 times, and attempted once. As her best friend, how did I not know this? We told our deepest secrets, and we even apologized for 2 hours on things that we have done to each other.