I think teens can relate to the novel Anthem because the main character is a teen. Also because in this novel everyone is controlled by someone I figure that most teens feel in someway that someone is always controlling them. That is one way that I suppose teens can Relate to the novel “Anthem”. Another way is, most teens want to do what they want to do and not listen to what other people
In a room full of half-asleep, glassy-eyed teenagers, it can be difficult to relate to the topics being discussed in the class. However, books and stories studied in class can be very relevant to teenagers’ lives. The short story On the Sidewalk Bleeding is easy to connect to on a very basic level because most of the characters are teenagers and the setting is modern. However, on a deeper level, On the Sidewalk Bleeding is relevant to today’s teenagers because it has relatable conflicts and recognizable themes. First of all, a reason why On the Sidewalk Bleeding is relevant to today’s teens is because the characters in the story face conflicts that are similar to what youth face today.
Books seem to have been made for nailing new perspectives of life into the reader's head, and I am sure that I've been a recipient. As social beings, we can often be swayed by the opinions of others, and it's no different when the proclamation is printed on paper. An especially insightful piece of literature that has affected me strongly is Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. Almost nothing is as thought-provoking as a book in which the plot seems likely to happen to today’s society. Bradbury's style has made me feel as if a terrible future will be inevitable if the world continues on its present path.
And when Ashley’s mother is taken away, hope, faith, and safety are taken away from Ashley. The author wrote these particular lines because she wanted to convey to the reader the conflict of the story by using the symbolism of Ashley’s mother. The impact these lines have on the text is significant in the story because it makes the reader ask questions and come up with inferences concluding the text. For example, one question a reader can ask is if Ashley will always have the patience waiting for her mother even as she gets older, when Ashley’s mother does come to care for her what will the new conflict be residing the
English M102: Literature and Composition 19 September 2016 Character Analysis Essay “Saving Sourdi” by May-Lee Chai “Saving Sourdi” by May-Lee Chai, discusses the transformation from childhood to adulthood. This short story involves two sisters, Sourdi and Nea, that are complete opposite of one another. When reading “Saving Sourdi” I instantly perceived Nea to be an impulsive child who isn’t afraid of confrontation. It doesn’t seem like Nea is trying to prove herself to anyone and appears to be very stubborn. While reading this short story, Nea, is genuinely concerned about her sister.
In youth generations, teens are more sensitive to things, since they are learning who they are. Family plays a big role in a person’s life; if a person’s upbringing was negative, they’ll most likely have this negative view of the world, though it’s not true for everyone. Youth culture is just as important for young people since this culture is where they learn how to be and how to feel. Like in today’s youth culture, it all revolves around what is trending on the internet and who’s doing what. Lastly, society, which is many times perceived as negative by young people; thanks to songs and media, sometimes they don’t feel like they fit in with the standards that are set by
He feels that it is bad for everyone who is using it because everyone is slowly losing memory due to the probes. Instead of reading, the members of the society prefer to escape reality through mind probes. He is determined to change this, as he is in the process of writing his novel. Finally, Ryter helps many people because of his outstanding traits, such as being knowledgeable and kind. Ryter is a brilliant person.
It may be appeasing or boring, but for Malcolm X, Frederick Douglass, and Sandra Cisneros it had changed their lives for the better. Each of the writers had their own unique experiences with learning to read and write.They had acknowledged the right and wrong within their education.They all seem to be fond of their learning experience.Learning to read and write came in a cost for all three of the sophisticated authors. They were all quite similar to each other.They were own locked in their own worlds where education was their top priority. They were all trapped within themselves. Sandra trapped inside her father’s wishes.
King stated, “Every book you pick up has its own lesson or lessons, and quite often the bad books have more to teach than the good ones” (221). Although he learned a lot due to books, he believes that each book teaches you a lesson. He believes that all bad books usually have a greater lesson to teach you than the good books. Books also thought him what he can and can’t do while writing. While reading books he learned “Good writing, on the other hand, teaches the learning writer about style, graceful narration, plot development, the