What is Unintentional Becomes Valuable The novel The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, written almost sixty years after the death of Henrietta Lacks, was produced by Rebecca Skloot who, while researching, personally interacted with the family and educated them on the topic. After Henrietta’s death, her family is left with a great amount of confusion and dissatisfaction. Not only can Deborah Lacks, daughter of Henrietta, and her siblings not comprehend what happens to Henrietta and her cells, but an underlying pit of anger and fear within them deepens from not knowing.
Her decision making has occurred every step of the way in her life, every move controlling her future. In multiple instances Satrapi has made terrible decisions that have affected her negatively. Specifically in her dark ages as she says, “In England, she was selling drugs, homeless, and she almost died from bronchitis” (page 3). Making decisions leading to a dangerous lifestyle that almost ending her very existence. She also states that, “She studied graphic arts in Iran and at 21 married a young artist who turned out to be her polar opposite.
This is proven in the beginning of the book by Jordan’s words, “Tom’s got some woman in New York” (Fitzgerald 15) and some pages later Tom insisted on Nick meeting Myrtle, “I want you to meet my girl” (Fitzgerald 24) Infidelity can affect both rich and poor, and young and old relationships. Not all marriages are completely safe from infidelity. Many times one may want what they do not or can not have. During the roaring twenties this may have been a colossal issue most likely because of the war. World War I left many women at home without a man in the house for a long while.
Molly, suffered serious trauma after Tilly was removed from her care and taken away, when Tilly returned, Molly could not remember her daughter, or didn’t want to. That part of her life affected her personality in a way to make her cold and distant until she starts remembering what happened, another great part that the audiences can use to connect with the characters. In “Jasper Jones” the traumatic experience was Jasper finding out that Mad Jack Lionel was his grandfather and that left him wondering and full of questions. Overall the producers of these texts have design all the characters in a way that everyone had a problem or a flaw.
In the Bildungsroman novel Winesburg Ohio by Sherwood Anderson, Anderson reveals many meanings and grotesques through all of the chapters and grotesques throughout the story such as loneliness, unable to communicate, inability to love and the inability to express passion. The chapter “An Awakening” is about a girl named Belle Carpenter. She was the daughter of the bookkeeper of the first National Bank of Winesburg. Belle was in love with a man named Ed Hanby, who was a thirty year old bartender. However, Belle secretly had an affair with a boy named George Willard, who was a reporter.
Anyways Alice writes in a diary about all her problems, for example she writes about her fears, worries about a lot of things especially about her crush Roger and her weight that she has gain, she also talks about she uncomfortable a lot, so she 's depressed. The story really starts when Alice 's dad a college professor accepts a job somewhere else so her whole family has to move to a different area. Moving to a new wasn 't such a bad idea for Alice and her family since they get a fresh start, which makes Alice happy. Once, Alice moved to a new town she acually found it difficult because she has to go to a new school and it was hard for her to meet new people. The first person Alice meet was obviously her new neighbor who is Beth.
The plot of a piece of literature contains every event and action that takes place within that piece. The Joy Luck Club contains many different stories, but their plots all entail the issue of cultural identity. For example, June notices the distress within the mothers of the novel once she tells them that because her mother had passed away, she has nothing to pass on to her children. June thinks, “What will I say?… They see their own daughters, just as ignorant… who grow impatient when their mothers talk in Chinese… who will bear grandchildren born without any connecting hope passed from generation to generation” (Tan 31).
Sylvia Plath “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” (“The 15 Best Sylvia Plath Quotations” www.matchbookmag.com. Matchbook Magazine, 2011-2016).
Maya was actually frightened about the task of reading this outLoud, so she read under her grandmother's bed so nobody heard her. After reading for a whole month Maya was finally to speak out to the woman and this was the first time she had said a word in a whole year. Now, she could say a whole poem. This was a very important element in her poetry career because she was opened to poetry by this situation. Maya Angelou’s poem reflect how civil independence is good for the soul but, how did Maya get her message out
Despite never graduating high school and living through the Great Depression and the suffering that came as a result, William Faulkner established his own literary fantasy and a new approach to the style of writing while addressing social issues as portrayed throughout The Sound and the Fury. William Faulkner faced a multitude of challenges and hardships throughout his life that influenced his literary works. Faulkner was involved in a complicated love affair with an engaged Estelle Oldham. Following Estelle’s divorce from Cornell Franklin, Faulkner promptly relinquished his feelings for Estelle and the two were later married. In January of 1931, Estelle gave birth to a baby girl.
Like many before her, she carried her poverty into adulthood, doing odd jobs with periods of homelessness and hunger. But more disturbing is that poverty is now starting to take its toll on her children, especially her eldest daughter. Metcalf says she recently tried to run away from home in the middle of the night.” This article appeals to emotion by focusing on metcalf and her story.
Laurie Halse Anderson’s historical fiction novel, Fever 1793 takes place in colonial Philadelphia, during the time of the yellow fever outbreak. Mattie Cook, a young girl during the outbreak has to cope with the many hardships brought onto her by the disease. While the fever brought many terrible things to Mattie and her family, she is able to move past them and build her life up again. By using character development and figurative language, Anderson is able to create the theme that good things can always come out of something bad. The theme that prevails throughout the novel Fever 1793 is that good things can always come out of something bad.