I feel that with faith in God I remain vigilant to all things that can trap a man and cease his ability to perform for his family and others. I know what it is like not walking with the Lord and I never want to live like that again. We take Freedom in this country way to lightly, most people have never left the United States to truly appreciate our way of life and the freedoms we have. Family is all you have once the dust has settled on your life. I watched my father die alone and friendless at his end, begging for forgiveness for all his transgressions.
The experience that Stein suffered through supported the theme by showing that the possibility of his loved ones being alive kept him holding onto his own life. Lastly, the theme relationships are essential for physical and psychological survival is shown throughout the book when a situation involving Elie occurs. Elie did not care after his father’s death, “Since my father’s death, nothing mattered to me anymore, “(Wiesel 113). The death of Elie’s father was also the death of Elie’s emotions. He was unattached to himself completely, only food was on his mind.
THE BLANK STORY_ My life was never easy, my family was messed up, my country, my village, and my state was slowly falling apart, I never got to see my childrens face for the last time, I fought for my country and still not respect and no change. It's like the more I tried the less I succeed. So i'm writing this on my deathbed, so others can know what I had to go through and hopefully learn something. One thing I want to do is thank my kids, charlotte and Daryl for being brave for me and Also my wife who helps me get through this everyday. This isn’t an easy life.
That would be nice.” This shows how Rennie has subdued his thoughts and feelings toward his mother for an extended period of time and that in what he thinks are his last moments all he wishes for is to remember his mother in her finest moments. The author included this passage in the novel because it show the impact Rennie’s mother had on him. In his final moments he didn’t panic he didn't fear the thought of death, he only thought about his beloved mother. This proves that even though Rennie hasn't thought about her for about a year she is always there with him every step of the way. Lastly, even though Rennie would never admit it out loud, but Major is a serious influence in Rennies life, both good and bad.
I was never handed anything I have accomplished in life. I have always had to work through blood, sweat and tears to achieve where I am today. Even with setbacks it easy to give up on yourself but I remind myself to count my blessings. Where I am today being not where I was yesterday or last week, not even a year ago I was here. I came from living in near poverty conditions to be able to attend college and have food, clothes and a home.
While Unoka was seen by everyone as low because not only did he not have any titles he couldn’t properly take care of his family. This image of Unoka that Okonkwo had all his life lead him to try to build his life to not be like Unoka. “His whole life was dominated by fear, the fear of failure and weakness” for “[resembling] his father” (13). Okonkwo’s identity for himself was that he was to be everything his father wasn’t where on the inside he was vulnerable and controlled by the fear of being Unoka and inversely being himself. The new identity that he built was shown to the village as a rich powerful warrior with many titles.
Although all of these characters were seen as vices, this tragedy brought out the family relationship in all of them protecting each other until the end. To many of us in this world, the definition can vary from person to person. To me I see family as the love that never wavers and that your love for another person would lead you to do almost anything to protect them. Uncle Billy seemed to have no sense of the word family because he stole and left them to die to save himself which leads me to believe that he doesn’t have the ability to love. This may be because he was never loved as a child or just doesn’t understand what family is.
Many people would think of Gatsby as being a popular and sociable person, but I believe he was living a lonely life to where no one truly knew who he was. Throughout the book Gatsby is a name that people know, but no one really knows for sure who he is or what he does. In the beginning it gives a quote that hints at the loneliness in the book, "But I didn't call to him, for he gave a sudden intimation that he was content to be alone... When I looked once more for Gatsby he had
One of the biggest pieces of this song was that I’d never again let someone else hold the pen and write it for me. I learned that other people who acted like they were my friends really were not. They were just hoping my song would never be published. I learned that songs could be happy and that I could write notes for hope of new beginnings and happier tunes. Most of all I learned that in the hardest times you can always have your family singing your song with you.
Never again to I want to live in a community that discourages people from being themselves and following their dreams. I am my community’s number one fan, because I was always taught to root for the success of everyone around you, because someone else’s success is not the absence of your own. Growing up in the Hudson Valley, I learned that every person has value no matter who they are, what they are, or where they
Why did I stay? I still have a hard time forgiving myself every now and then. The only person I ever told besides whoever reads this paper, is my current boyfriend, Nick. He was one of my best friends when I was younger and was always there for me. Which is why he feels bad that he didn’t know what I was going through and wasn’t there to help.