The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963 This summary is about a family whose last name is Watson. The members of this family are Wilona (the mom), Daniel (the dad), Byron (the older brother), Kenny (the younger brother), and Joey or Joetta (the sister). In chapter one, Byron had just turned 13, which meant he was an “official juvenile delinquent.”
and M.M. both have extended family within the area. J.M. expressed a precise attachment and relationship with her mother and sister. J.M. talks with them frequently on the phone, typically three times a week. Otherwise, they are visiting usually once a week, especially since J.L.M. was born. M.M. expresses closeness with his older brother that lives within the area.
Pia Junger Mrs. Fairbrother English 18 January 2016 Praise Song for My Mother Have you ever thanked your Mother for always being there for you, helping you grow up and providing you with love in times when you needed it? In ‘Praise Song for My Mother’ written by Grace Nichols, the Author thanks her mother for caring for her and providing the child with love. With the poem Grace Nicholls wrote, she expresses her love and her gratitude towards her mother. A mother is very important for a child when growing up.
Just as Hillary Jordan’ main protagonist Hannah has been put into boxes her whole life, literature tends to think in boxes as well. Novels are put in different genre boxes and the characters are, through their character traits, in boxes as well. This thesis has three boxes as well, in this case called chapters. Within each chapter it will be tried to break these boxes open and discuss why not everything can be put in just one box and why society should start to think outside the box.
“Nikki-Rosa” Poem Analysis In the poem “Nikki- Rosa,” Nikki Giovanni writes with diction and imagery to prove that’s she had a happy childhood in spite of her family’s hardships. Giovanni creates a poem, that although short in words, provides a lasting effect on the reader. Giovanni’s creative use of language and descriptive words, the distinction of black culture from white culture, and memories of average times that made her childhood unique and happy made this poem distinct and exceptional. Giovanni frequently references to her happy childhood in her poem using words and phrases that create an image in your mind showing you that her childhood was in fact a happy one.
The short story, "Cathedral" is told through first person narrative. The author Raymond Carver uses this point of view to tell the story through the perspective of an unknown narrator. In the beginning of the story, the audience learns that the narrator is arrogant and closeminded.
When his Aunt Clara died, Lennie just come along with me out workin'. Got kinda used to each other after a little while’" (Steinbeck 40). The background information that Steinbeck gives the reader summarizes the origin of George and Lennie’s relationship. It of course, hints as to why they are inseparable.
In the graphic novel; Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi uses a wide range of stylistic and structural features as well as techniques to have an effect on her readers. The novel is an autobiography and a possible reason as to why narrative captions are present in the various panels. By including her voice, she is able to speak directly to the reader in order to aid in understanding what is going on in the scene from the descriptive captions apart from letting the audience relying on the speech bubbles solely. The final three frames make a transition from direct narration, where she explains that some people flogged themselves brutally, to indirect narration, where she simply shows what she means by how ‘far’ it could go.
As a toddler I developed a reputation for being the Garbage Girl. Every Wednesday as the trundle of the garbage truck echoed through the streets of my village I would bolt outside, princess dress flapping in the breeze to meet my honorary Aunty Katrina, the driver, and Uncle Conrad, the collector. I’d don my child sized gloves and grab the miniature trash picker that Uncle had gifted me, and we’d go to work. My mornings were spent happily skipping after the truck and spearing wayward pieces of trash that were left abandoned in its wake and I’d wait with bated breath for the almighty roar that accompanied the compacting of each bag. My shrieks and giggles of delight could be heard resonating throughout the village and Uncle and Aunty would cheer right alongside me.
One that she could remember was loading up the old lumber wagon with straw bales from the barn and hooking it up to the pair of horses. After that, they topped the straw bales with comforters from the house and the whole family loaded on to ride to the Christmas concert in town. The Great Depression impacted the Ricke family greatly. It taught Beatrice to “take care of what you got and make the best of it because if you didn 't, you might be in bad shape.” Waking up every morning to do chores such as feeding the cows and chickens and taking care of the garden helped instill a lasting work ethic in Beatrice.
After countless showers and pictures taken Bailey was finally mud free. Growing up being the oldest and only child/grandchild, the amount of attention she got was endless. One day her parents started to pack up all of the clothes, carebears, and take them down to Bailey’s grandparents. Donna and David Snavely were Lisa’s parents, they only lived one field away. This was very helpful when Lisa and Kris went to work.
She acts a rock for her family. Even in her hard times she manages to become the person to bring her family together. She did not have an easy childhood or an easy life but, she lived it as someone who embraced what she had. Her triumphs were not just from a couple of cells but from the family that she helped to provide for. We are able to view Henrietta as a person with feelings.
The landscape of action are the actual even happening within a story line, while the landscape of identity of consciousness are factors such as understanding or knowledge that affect why the story is being told in that manner (White, 2007). Lastly, White mentions the author Jerome Bruner, a pioneer of this process, to assist White in his explanation of how texts compare to both life and engagement as writer creates his/her story.
Katniss Everdeen is a 16 year old tribute from district 12. Katniss 's father had died in the mines when Katniss was 11 so she had to take care of her sister Prim, herself, and her mother. Luckily Katniss 's father taught her to hunt making her well trained to help her family survive. During the reaping, Katniss 's sister Prim, got selected as tribute so Katniss bravely volunteered to take her sister 's place.