Many people face the harsh realities of life and with life comes problems and those problems can destroy or help a person. In Joseph Boyden’s Three Day Road, Elijah struggles to overcome hardships due to racial discrimination and the brutality of the war. Ultimately, Elijah’s efforts to overcome hardships leads to his death. First, the obstacle of racial discrimination hampers Elijah from getting past problems. Elijah has to deal with constant racial comments of other others.
James McBride’s memoir, The Color of Water, was written in a way that told his life story alongside his mother’s. Their entwined stories helped readers better understand how the effects of both his and his mother’s life changed him. He wrote about the struggles he experienced due to the racial inequality within his lifetime as well as the racial battles his mother faced. Not only did these tales create who he is today, they have entailed a new meaning. They have managed to touch people’s hearts and expose a struggle that has long been forgotten.
Three Day Road written by Joseph Boyden, is a novel that follows the story of a young First Nations man fighting in the war, and a First Nations women living in the Canadian wilderness. The story of these two protagonists are told through each of their differing perspectives, making this novel one that is constantly transforming in order to portray important motifs and themes. Storytelling is one of the primary motifs that is seen throughout the course of this novel and is one of the methods that connects the two characters, even whilst they are apart. Boyden uses the complex motif of storytelling to aid in the depiction of several core themes in this novel. In Three Day Road, storytelling is often related to healing, hunger, and power.
Laurie Anderson’s historical fiction book, Fever 1793, takes place in Philadelphia during the 1700s. This book mentions about a girl and her family living during the Yellow Fever epidemic. Throughout the story Mattie loses and gains family members while they are trying to protect her. Mattie goes through one of the worst epidemics in the history of Philadelphia, and her family tries to take care of her during it. Anderson uses description and imagery in the story to portray the theme, family is always trying to protect each other.
Houston has written this book as a memoir of her wartime incarceration along with her family starting with a forward and a timeline as well. This book reflects the author’s wish of not only remembering what has happened to the Japanese families living in the United States of America at the time of war but also to show its effects and how families made through that storm of problems and insecurities. The story takes in the first turn when the father of Jeanne gets arrested in the accusation of supplying fuel to Japanese parties and takes it last turn when after the passage of several years, Jeanne (writer) is living a contented life with her family and ponders over her past (Wakatsuki Houston and D. Houston 3-78). As we read along the pages
In Wartime Memoir, French Author Shares Family Challenges Jean Eugene Havel presents his family story as part of his country’s wartime narrative. As a young man in WWII France, Jean Eugene Havel faced not only family and socio-economic challenges but also violence and the horrors of war – experiences that the retired university professor had a hard time recalling and recounting in his memoir The Five Sisters: A Young Norman in the Second World War (Melrose Books, 2014). For most people, such memories are better left forgotten, but Havel felt he had to share them for the purpose of preserving history. The Five Sisters details Havel witnessing the Germans occupying his hometown of Le Havre and breaking into people’s houses, including his
The many problems that First Nations deal with include poor housing and crowded living conditions, individuals are forced to live in crowded living situations, which causes mental health issues to escalate every day. Canada needs to start dealing with this issue and not push it aside to deal with it another
Patient A is a melanoma patient. At first nothing actually happened to the large melanoma on the patients stomach, but after a few sessions of Gua Sha, the melanoma starts to fall off. Dangerous diseases reveal when meridians are excessively clogged. As Gua Sha slowly dredges the meridians, diseases and illness leaves the body. Patient B is a fifty two year old lady who is experiencing menopause for the third year.
**********Exploring the Joyce 's traumatizing childhood experiences************* Hello, folks!! As I have cited on Discussion 8 as the following: During his academic periods, he excelled through the University College Dublin, although his father was an alcoholic and eventually unemployed, which contributed to the emotional isolation of his mother. Howevaer, James must love her, because he drank heavily after his mother 's death, caused by liver cancer in 1904. According to the James Joyce Centre, Joyce wrote to a colleague to answer that "he believed his mother was killed by his father 's behavior" (James Joyce Centre, 2014). , not only James Joyce, but also any children would have struggled to understand their own mother 's emotional stresses, due to the uncertain financial pressures, and especially the dysfunctional family circumstances, although the mother may be performing a social role as a "shock absorber" economically and emotionally to serve for her husband and children (Suzuki, 2017).
A 15-year-old girl, Amy Carter suffered four heart attacks and multiple organ failure two days later on Christmas Eve. Carter has fallen ill in December 2009 with a sore throat and flu-like symptoms. Soon doctors diagnosed her with glandular fever, but her condition worsened. However, her general practitioner (GP) told her to take paracetamol which is used as a pain reliever and to reduce fever. Plus, she was discharged from the hospital.