The main character in The Glass Castle, Jeannette, and the main character in Orphan Train, Vivian, share the same theme which is that they both overcame obstacles and succeeded at the end. Vivian moved overseas with her family from Ireland to the United States in sequence for her parent’s and in the future for her and siblings, to have better job opportunities, a more attractive quality of life, and good food suppliers. Not long after they settled down in New York, she lost her family due to fire. Consequently, she was taken to the Children’s Aid Society. Back in the days, orphan trains ran regularly from the cities of the East Coast to the farmlands of the Midwest, carrying thousands of forsaken children whose future would be decided by
And Vivien helped save blue babies. One word that describes Vivien's Character is, nice. He is nice because he did a lot of procedures to help save a blue baby. When he helped save Eileen Saxon, I bet her mom and dad thanked him. Vivien knew he had to try to save a blue baby.
At the end of the story, the reader is left with a definite, yet somewhat inconclusive end. It allows the reader to answer certain questions by inferring and gathering clues. For example,was John's death accidental or intentional? Who is responsible for John’s death? John is a victim of snow or his wife’s betrayal?
Orphan Train Orphan Train directed by William A. Graham was written by Millard Lampell and Dorothea G. Petrie. The film takes you back in time to the year 1854 when there was over 10,000 orphan and abandoned children in New York. During this time some of these children were traveling to the West on the orphan trains to find a family. Emma Symms the main character was played by Jill Eikenberry shows you how these kids are taken from New York to find a better life when she takes a group of orphans out West. The movie shows us these things as a fictionalized piece, however it is based on events that actually took place during this time.
She was beautiful young lady, which helped her fit in with other children’s families. She was pretty much always with these families, who provided her with food, shelter, and comfort. As a result of this, she never really got experience certain events because she was constantly living in a state of security. She had always relied on others to get by, which really hurt her in the long run. Towards the end of the memoir, when her family moved to New York for a better chance at life, Maureen fell victim to distraction.
Vivian is smart, ironic, quick thinking and capable of keen perception, she has wit. However, her wisdom that is useful in her chosen profession of teaching is insufficient when she must cope with her illness and treatment. As she grows weaker and closer to dying, Vivian comes to rely on her nurse, Susie, who sees Vivian's suffering and fear, and who responds with empathy and care. When Vivian sees that her death is near, she realizes the significance of these
Clayton Guzdial Ms.Schwartz WC 7 17 January 2016 Enlightenment During the Enlightenment period, Immanuel Kant, a philosopher, discovers a problem from his philosophy that humans can only be classified in one of two categories on how they live their life, faith or reason. In understanding and connection with the movie Wit, Vivian can only live out reason and knowledge. In the film Wit, Vivian Bearing is a english professor who is ths diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. With this, it leads her to a depression of sadness at the hospital. Meaning, when she notices that she doesn't get any visitors she looks to her past life moments and wishes she was nicer to people.
Life is composed of a bunch of different events, some great and some not so good. For all of the orphans in the world, most of the events in their life fall into the not so good category. Imagine losing your parents and being put into a system you have no control of. In, The Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, she explains the how the system The Children’s Aid Society set up worked. They had very good intentions but unrealistic expectations, most of the kids were placed into bad homes and had to go to multiple new homes until they found on that was good for them.
If the picture could change and I could be always what I am now!” (20) While Dorian was whining about the painting the readers got a sense of his personality and who he was. He