K.R.L who was 8 years old and his friend were playing and told to leave by Catherine Alder in July of 1990 because she believed the area was dangerous. The children did not leave the area right away and were demanded to leave right than. Three days later during the daylight hours, K.R.L returned and broke into Alders home, her chopped her goldfish into several pieces and smeared it on the counter. He also plugged in her curling iron on her towel. Alder called the police and K.RL’s mother confronted him about the situation.
It moves the reader’s inner conscience as the novel revolves through wars, struggle between the family members and starvation. The story starts with Mariam Jo’s introduction as a five year old girl, who eagerly waits for her father, Jalil Khan, who visits her only on every Thursday. Her only companion was her mother Nana, who was molested in the hands of Jalil Khan and decided to lead a secluded life away from the prying eyes. Nana hates her distressful life and shows her agony by calling Mariam as harami, though the girl doesn’t understand the meaning of it. Even though she wasn’t the legitimate heir as her nine siblings, Jalil was a true hero in her eyes as she was always happy with him.
At just 12 years old, Shanda Sharer’s life was cut short by a jealous female and her friends. The murder of Shanda Sharer occured in Madison, Indiana early in the morning on January 11, 1982. She was kidnapped, tortured and burned alive by four teenage girls. The four girls who took place in the events that occured that night are Melinda Loveless, Laurie Tackett, Hope Rippey and Toni Lawrence. In 1990, Melinda Loveless began dating Amanda Heavrin.
The men wanted to take out Tom Robinson, and when Atticus said no and went to send his children home the men decided to pick on someone weaker. That was a more public display that was stopped by an eight year old girl, before anything really occurred. There are also more private violence that people get hints at through the this book. Many of the main hints were given during Tom Robinson’s trial. “ “She says she never kissed a grown man before an’ she might as well kiss a nigger.
I’d grown up seeing those home kids at school. The sadness, the marks of angry hands on their faces, the hopelessness that curled their shoulders forward. I could never let that happen to Prim.”(28)[Katniss] In this excerpt of the book the hunger games, Katniss takes over the family at a young age because her dad dyes of a mine explosion, and after that her mom had just zoned out and was no longer capable of taking care of Prim and Katniss. When Katniss took over in order to feed them she had to go against the rules of the capitol by hunting in the forest outside of the districts. Katniss not just has to survive in the hunger games but also in everyday life in the districts.
This causes Miss Emily to make extreme measures to get the life she deserves. Miss Emily decides assassination is the way out of her lonely life. Miss Emily assassinates Homer Barron and keeps him locked upstairs. Miss Emily grows old and eventually dies. Miss Emily still died a lonely because she had nobody to grieve over
She is selfish because she will do anything to have the garden all to herself, even if it means murdering, even if it means risking losing all her eggs, and even risking her life. In the story it repeatedly shows Nagaina being selfish. “He will have to go away, and the garden will be ours again” (21). As you know she will “strike”(24) regardless of the situation, and regardless of who the victim
The book Purple Hibiscus focuses on a 14 year old girl named Kambili who has a very abusive father named Eugene. Though he punishes Kambili, her brother, Jaja, and her mother, Beatrice in the most gruesome ways, she still has the utmost respect for him. Over the course of 2 years, Kambili watches her father kill her mom’s unborn babies, punish and smother their family, and then tell them he did what he did for a good
Susie is the main character, she is murdered at the age of 13 and the book is her watching her family and friends deal with her death well they try to find the murderer. well susies in heaven she doesn't actually like all that much she wishes she could be back on earth growing up with her family, well in heaven she wonders “Heavens where a girl like me didn't fit in. Where they horrific, these other heavens? worse than feeling so solitary among ones living, growing peers?”(119). She hasn't let go of earth yet which prevents her from being happy, she feels isolated and alone in heaven well she watches everyone she loves gets to grow up she wants to belong back to earth.
Realizing something is not right, Gervayse tried to stop him, but Alice stayed his hand. His daughter’s willingness and his greed caused him to let Maule hypnotize his daughter. Maule used Alice to find out that the location of the deed will not be revealed until the land has lost all of its value. Seeing that he can get nothing, Maule tells Gervayse to keep the house. Maule uses his power over Alice many times, eventually causing her death by