Many heroes are brutal in order to show their manliness or strength. Bilbo was strong because of his good heart and mind. He showed his kindness through his generosity, his level head, and his loyalty. Many would believe Bilbo agreed to the quest because of the treasure he knew he would receive. He did indeed earn the treasure, but out of the goodness of his heart, Bilbo heroically gave up all of it and shared with the people in need (44).
“Home Burial" represents Robert Frost era beginning early in the twentieth century. "Home Burial" is about a married couple who has lost a child, a situation far more common, perhaps, than any of us would highly relate to. Robert Frost paints a picture for us in two different ways of grieving the death of an infant through the mother and father. Amy the mother is physically much closer to her child through labor and nurturing, she is unable to move on when the baby dies. Amy wants the world to stand still; she wants the baby's life to matter.
She tries to rest throughout the day but she is aggravated by the blue tint of the light in the room from a lamp shade. Soon, Granny begins to think about death, she assures herself she has come to terms with death. Granny continues reflecting about Cornelia and her other children, Lydia and Jimmy, who both still rely on her for advice. Granny recalls an image of herself in a white veil and a wedding cake. Unfortunately we learn that the man she is supposed to marry never shows up- jilted.
Will I ever see them again?”(169). Riva feels so alone and does not know what to do without her family. She is deeply affected by being seperated from them, and not knowing if she will ever see them again; however, there are some instances in Riva’s story where she has hope again after losing her brothers in the camps. Riva is infected with lead poisoning, and to her surprise, the Commandment lets Riva be taken to a hospital far away from the camp. When she is in recovery, so many non-jewish girls help Riva in gaining her strength back.
Stephen Kumalo returns home, where he respects his wife and exhorts her that Absalom will kick the container soon and that Gertrude has fled. He familiarizes his wife with the young woman and the young fellow. The young woman out of the blue impacts into wailing. A couple buddies welcome Kumalo home. It is to a great degree dry in Ixopo; there has been a drought for a month.
The night that Governor Winthrop died and Dimmesdale stood upon the scaffold, it was said that a faint A could be seen lighting the sky. Finally, as Hester lives out her final days in her cottage so many women look to her for advisory help. Starting on the scaffold so many years ago, stood a woman clutching a baby close to her with a bright letter distinctly upon her breast. Hester withstood this punishment as well as her scarlet A, she was grateful they had not put her to death. The scarlet letter representing her sin and the evil within, she raised her child to be a free thinking spirit.
When we reflected on the stories of Someday My Elders Will be Proud and In Search of Sangam we came together as a group and reflected on each story. In the first story Someday My Elders Will be Proud.A native American woman named Jean from Bismarck, North Dakota, tells the story of how she experienced two completely different worlds. She talks about how her mother raised her and her three brothers after their father left them when she was very young. When the children were young, their mother would go to work and their drunk, abusive uncle would care for them. The abuse from her uncle left emotional scars.
For example, towards the end of the play, Annie felt like “There were no more voices.” (699) When Annie was a kid, she had a brother named Jimmy. Jimmy was a blind little boy that was put into an asylum because of his physical defect. Due to a sudden sickness, Jimmy passed away, and Helen felt like it was her fault. After his death, Annie started to hear voices in her head, and these voices continued to remind her that she didn’t work hard enough to save Jimmy. She felt like the only way to redeem herself was to make up for that loss by giving someone else the opportunity to live a long and healthy life.
We have been taking turns taking care of her. Tu always placed our mother’s interest first and foremost. He knows our mother’s only wish is to spend the remaining of her lifetime with all her kids/grandkids, therefore, he had initiated a family gathering every Sunday just to see my mother’s smile. When he is around our mother, he tried very hard to keep his tears in for he does not want to disappoint her nor know how to tell her of his wrong doing. She has already suffered enough battling with her own illness,
I didn’t say it right. It’s not that I can’t go with you. It’s that I won’t go with you. I’m staying here,” She chose to let every sadnesses go away and stay at the orphanage to help other children. She needed to face so many challenges so now she wants to help other children have a better life.
Through hardships and suffering, through celebration and joy, family will always be there to support and comfort you, as you will to them. Dicey’s Song, by Cynthia Voigt, is a realistic fiction novel that takes place along the Chesapeake Bay. Dicey Tillerman and her three younger siblings are learning to adjust and fit in at their new home with their grandmother, after their emotionally-ill mother abandoned them. They all grew closer, and learned to love, help, and protect each other when Dicey and her brothers and sister started having issues at school, and money began dwindling. Dicey’s grandmother ended up adopting the children , and by the time the news of the kids’ mother’s death reached them, they were a true, close and united, family.
Graham Hess is the film’s protagonist who struggles to cope with the loss of his wife Colleen while trying to hold his family together. The film Signs directed by M. Night Shyamalan is about the test of Graham’s faith as he and his family deal with mourning all while trying to stay safe from the impeding alien invasion. The storyline starts up right away as every member of the family is introduced and his or her personality is revealed. Graham is introduced as the protagonist. Graham is shown to be a caring person as he helps his family mourn over the death of his wife and mother to his children, Colleen, while severely trying to cope with the loss himself.