The young prophet, Imam Hussein once said, “death with dignity is better than love with humiliation.” In Ernest Gaines novel A Lesson Before Dying, presents the importance of dignity through the journey of a young black man and his wrongful conviction. The lesson that dignity comes from loving and being loved through the actions and thoughts of Grant Wiggins, Reverend Ambrose, and Jefferson is taught. Who these characters love, who they care for, and how and individuals that love them, define the dignity they feel and experience in their lives.
I’m not your perfect Mexican daughter by Erika L. Sanchez was a book that discussed conflicting topics. This book was a young adult fiction novel with 354 pages. It was about Julia Reyes and her life after her “perfect” sister died and her journey in finding out how imperfect she actually was. Consequently many opinions can be made for this story. In this book I liked how honest the story is.
This is terrible for a young teenager who is separated from her mother never to see her again. This is dehumanizing because he is leaving a role model and one of the most important people in his life. A group of people in the camp get in to smuggle weapons in. However, they are caught, and hanging among them is a young child. “ But the third rope was still moving: the child, too light, was still breathing…
15) The story's message clearly shows the central idea: that we should remember the stories of the people who passed because if not, they may come back again. Also by maintaining the memories of those who have passed, we make sure that their stories are never forgotten and that their legacies stay for generations to
Towards the end of the story Tim dreams of Linda again but this time he has a talk with Linda, finally comes to terms with her death. She explains that she’s not really dead but that she lives on in memories like a book. With the death of his girlfriend, Tim was able to understand and accept the death of all others who has died during the war. Tim’s example of his girlfriend dying shows that everyone dies no matter how strong they may be. They may die but their spirits live on in a better
The audience of the poem is angry and sad about the awful event. People who are open to hear her message need hope and encouragement to move forward from the shooting. The purpose of her poem was to show Virginia Tech that they can move on while still mourning about their classmates. Overall, the main purpose was to show how strong they all are. The Virginia Tech massacre is the subject of the poem.
Why did they rejoice when an ‘enemy’ was met with it? Why were they wanting it for themselves? Even my own mother would rather him die than have her son save a life; I simply couldn’t comprehend it. As soon I managed to wriggle my arm free from her grasp I was off again bolting towards the site of the crash. I wasn’t thinking of how I was to save him, I just knew I had to try my absolute best.
It made me think about the emotions of different people towards the death of one person. The book All Quiet on the Western Front is about a group of young soldiers serving in World War
The story is trying to show that don’t take the little things in life for granted.
When someone is alive people do not see the value of life and how precious it is, they do not realize it until it is too late. Many people would not notice such a small moment like this in their lives and would take it for granted. However, the characters seen in the novel treasure every moment similar to how they treasure life. They are able to see the value of life and how each person 's struggles has helped them heal. People are able to see that the obstacles an individual faces, which leads them to survival.
Then he realizes that he was not going to stay with his money when he die. At the end, he helped his employee with a monetary situation. Further, he went to his nephew’s Christmas dinner. Significantly, this novel helps people retrain the meaning of being humble and kind with others. Something that is very important about this novel is that it teaches a lesson of helping others, because you are not going to stay with your money when you die.
Grant Ciccarello Summer Reading Growing Up Russell Baker The first thing that I noticed when I started reading the book, “Growing up” by Russell Baker was the style in which baker used throughout this book. Growing up is told in first person as an autobiographical memoir from Russell Baker’s point of view. But something that was very unique was how Baker chose to narrate from his mother 's perspective before he was born and when he was a young boy. In addition, he talks about his mother 's relations with Oluf which he was unaware about at the time.
This theme should be widely known because regrets shouldn’t hold people back from living their lives. Regrets should be thought of as opportunities. When they’re are taken as opportunities to grow it changes the outlook on life and it makes it a lot easier to live life to its fullest. The other theme to this story is that actions have consequences that are usually unseen or unexpected and all people deserve to be treated equally. One little thing can change everything for someone else in a huge way.
The story teaches three important lessons about death: death is fair to all, death can not be cheated and death is more powerful than mortals. Through this story the grimm brothers show that death does not differentiate between all man. In the beginning of the story a man chooses death as a godfather to his son, he explains he does this because “[you(death)] are the right person- you make no difference between the rich and the poor”. The lesson to be learned from this is that death doesn’t pick who to take based on who they are in their in the mortal life, people die no matter the possessions they have. This can be taken into an ever deeper lesson that teaches that possessions are only temporary and one should not get too obsessed with what the have because none of this will matter when death comes for them.