The night Scout and Jem were attacked was a turning point for Aunt Alexandra as a character. By being more concerned by the health of Jem and Scout, her true colors showed. “Aunt Alexandra’s fingers trembled as she unwound the crushed fabric and wire from around me.” (Lee, 264). She acted as a mother figure, the motherly notion being what Scout really needed all along.
Brown. Two poems, “Choices” by Nikki Giovanni and “Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost, is about facing decisions they must overcome. After lots of error and thought, they come to an impactful conclusion. Both narrators’ reflections on choices demonstrates how they are tricky to make but result in confidence and a further understanding, however, in contrast each are facing different types of decisions and outcomes;similarities are emphasized when both make their choice and learn from the experience, differences are shown through the perspective of each narrator’s situation. Both poems, “Choices” and “There
October Sky demonstrated a great amount of persistence and hard work into achieving your goals and I consider myself very diligent when it comes to something I want to pursue. Just like Sonny, I am still learning about myself and I believe that confidence is an enormous factor when following your dreams. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent is very relatable to girls in this generation when it talks about the role of women in this society. Women are held at a very high standard and when they don’t meet a certain expectation in regard to etiquette and how women present themselves, they are suddenly looked down upon. All around the world women are treated unequally due to the traditional society that we live in.
The inevitability of change and loss are presented as central and complex ideas in both William’s ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ and Carol Ann Duffy’s poetry collection ‘Mean Time’. Characters in both works of literature struggle with the acceptance of change, an intrinsic human fear. Through setting, characterization and allegory, Duffy and Williams present relatable characters who cower in the face of change. Loss is also an ineluctable element of life; both Duffy and Williams understand this, intelligently indicating this using a variety of poetic and dramatic techniques.
The main conflict he writes is “ As he goes left, and you stay right, between the lines of fear and blame you begin to wonder why you came.” This is the conflict of the story and a reason to the theme because The Fray gets mixed feelings and starts to regret. The author also finds control of his life eventually in the song.
I was impatient and wanted to get in already and see everything. After my mom stopped taking pictures I went on my first Universal Studios ride. We went on the Minion Ride, it was very fun and exciting. The only thing I didn’t like was the long line. After we got off the ride my mom wanted to take more pictures, so we took one with a person in a minion costume.
Jamaica Kincaid in the poem “Girl” portrays a familiar yet authentic situation to her audience. She wanted to emphasis what it felt like to grow up as a girl and what was expected of a girl as she grows older. Jamaica did what had to be done for her audience to experience life the way she did, she took her audience and made the walk in her shoes. Showing another person’s perspective is the most effective way to let others understand the way the experience was. Jamaica wrote, ‘this is how to hem a dress when you see the hem coming down and so to prevent yourself from looking like the slut I know you are so bent on becoming;’ she uses sensitive words as a wake up call to show that to the girl this wasn’t the way mothers love and care for their daughters.
Once again it payed off. Telling the story lifted all the guilt and pain off of her shoulders. She made the decision that day to celebrate the experience as a way to campaign more people against the Nazis, and due to her efforts many people were made aware of the constant tragedies that went on inside of Nazi Germany camps. Two out of three times that Rose took a risk it payed off.
And yet, she sees, people find a way to survive, to go on” (CITE). It seems as if the Afghans even knew that life was going to end badly, but had no control over it. We have all experienced some sort of hurt in our lifetime, whether it be physical or emotional, and it makes it that much easier to connect with Leila and Mariam. The heartbreak and turmoil exposed in this culture during this period illustrate what Hosseini escaped from by moving to America. Through his novel,
The main idea of the poem is that the speaker is confronted with this fork in the road and must choose which road to encounter, which is similar to when people choose a certain path in life. “I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. ”- Frost People feel pressured to be popular, consequently, they follow the path instead of making their own path.
In this weeks closed reading exercise, I chose a passage located on page 207. The passage reads. “Antonia subscribe to everything without hesitation, though not without regret. Her Mother kissed her affectionately, and retired to bed. Antonia followed her example, and vowed so frequently never more to think of Lorenzo, that till Sleep closed her eyes
In his book, Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, Dr. William Worden outlines four tasks of mourning that one must accomplish in order to “adapt to the loss” (Worden, 39); “to accept the reality of the loss… to process the pain of grief…to adjust to a world without the deceased... [and] to find an enduring connection with the deceased in the midst of embarking on a new life” (Worden, 39-50). When children are exposed to death at a young age, it is difficult for them to grasp a mature understanding of death and they often lack the ability to express and verbally process their emotions (Thomas-Adams, 12). Bibliotherapy is the practice of using literature for the therapeutic treatment of mental or psychological disorders. Bibliotherapy can be
Book 3 analysis prompt/analysis essay How does the author use rhetorical devices to simultaneously inform and keep the reader engaged? In the absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian junior uses many of rhetorical devices to tell us his story in a way that would keep the audience engaged and also get his message through. He uses imagery that complements his pictures and stories.
Throughout 35/10, Sharon Olds uses imagery and a depressing tone to show the contrasting physical characteristics between the mother and daughter. In the first sentence, imagery is used to describe colors of hair. This use imagery shows how the mother is upset about her daughter growing up, and it makes the reader empathize with the mother. Sharon Olds also uses words that have many different connotations such as when mother refers to the daughter as having a "purse full of eggs. " The mother does not mean that her daughter's purse is filled with actual eggs, rather she is saying her daughter has plenty of eggs that are viable for reproduction.
In the editorial “Don’t Blame the Eater,” by David Zinczenko (2002) he organizes the text in narration and example/illustration rhetorical patterns . Rhetorical patterns are set structures to help develop an argument, David argues about the harm of fast food. The text uses the narration rhetorical pattern effectively to develop the beginning of his text. The narration pattern increases drama and illustrates a point because it can engage the reader and it is a good way to start the introduction of the argument. In the introduction of the text David reflects his personal life to the harm of fast food, he relates to the three main point in the text and later expands each idea in the article.