“Time after time, my "friends" had shown me their true colours. Yet, I still wanted to believe they were sorry for causing me pain.” (Pg. 128) Throughout Jodee’s life, she has overcome many hardships and obstacles that stopped her from having a regular childhood, like all the other children. She experienced plenty of abuse from her peers, as well as the people around her, and because of that, she's become a very fragile person. Despite this, she always bounces back when people throw her down, and she always fights for what she wants and what she believes in.
One of the external forces that made Sal dramatically change is when her mom leaves her to go to Lewiston, Idaho, which allows her to feel her own feelings instead of her mom 's feelings. While Sal lived in Bybanks with her mom and dad, she always was like a mirror to her mom. When her mom was angry she was angry and so on. However, when her mom left this made her feel numb, she didn 't know how to feel for a couple a days, until she could finally feel her own feeling when she found herself looking at a baby cow. Sal says, “When mother had been there, I was like a mirror.
One of her lessons was how everyone is broken in their own way. she also said that she was broken in her own way to. From what I remember she said she wasn’t happy with her life and she wasn’t a happy person in general, before she found God that is. She was also a camp counselor before she found her true happiness. So what I got out of that, that she was making kids happy but she wasn’t.
In conclusion, Ruth Baker changed throughout her life. Due to her upbringing, she was a harsh individual when she was younger. Towards the middle of her life, she grew to be cruel towards her children. In her senior years, she became very kind and took great pleasure in spending time with her great-grandchildren. While many people say that people can’t change, Ruth Baker became a radically different person than she started off as.
Maybe they were smaller problems, but Katie still knows how you feel. In the story, “Birthday Box” By: Jane Yolen, the protagonist Katie goes through many hardships as a child. She loses hope, and all is lost. Until she understands her mama’s last words, “It’s you.” That’s why the theme of the story is that life is tough. In the beginning of the story, the first example of the theme life is tough is displayed when the author gives us some background knowledge.
So she didn't really care about those people, but as Esperanza had to live the lifestyle of fear for deportation, she felt bad for the people who were deported. To sum it all up, Esperanza went from riches to rags, bratty to well behaved, and from not working at all to working very hard thanks to her experiences throughout the book. Looks like being poor was more beneficial than being rich. I think kids nowadays could learn a thing or two from Esperanza about working hard, not having an attitude, and respecting/ helping people not as wealthy as
Esperanza is learning from the mistakes that Sally has made in her life. Esperanza fells sad for Sally, she always looked up to her, but now Sally is slowly rotting away. Even though Sally is made mistakes in her childhood Esperanza is taking in the things she should not be doing. She knows about how boys will try and talk to you because of “Hips” or your “Looks” Esperanza has learned from her friends mistakes. She is slowly maturing into a young
I laid on the couch and wouldn’t talk, so my mom made me a hot pocket to make me feel better. I wasn’t hungry. That was the day I started experiencing depression. After two days I started back eating like normal and moving some, but life had gotten frustrating because I was not able to
One of the things that has been a struggle for me over the years is the slowness of my reading and the process of absorbing written materials. I was always a bad speller and had a very low self esteem on my academic abilities. Eventually, I came to realize that I must have some sort of reading disability, inherited from my mother who struggled as well with the same issues. When I was in elementary and secondary school nobody ever talked about these kinds of disabilities and I was ridiculed many times from many teachers for not trying hard enough. I was labeled as not living up to my potential, as teachers could tell that I was bright, but couldn 't seem to come up with better grades.
However, after I have took the course I notice that it is a big problem which can affect my mother psychologically health and her job satisfy. Therefore, I choose her as my interviewee so that I can know about her problem more and also to use what I have learned to help her. From the interview, my mother told me that there is one period of time when she is not actually happy with her work life because she cannot get along with her teammates and her leader; however, she has no problem with her assigned work. Her problem prove the