It seems he was hit with the plague. His mother holds her sons dying body in arms sobbing, balling her eyes out. Then I think back to my wife and how she ran tortes me one day saying that we’re having a child on the way. But then I instantly think back to her funeral. My eyes start to water.
My eye was swelling up, my face was bleeding, my ears were ringing and I had this pain in my abdomen. Worst of all, I could not get any words to come out of my mouth. My mom slid down the ditch to aid me. “ Christina! Are you ok?” She cried out.
She jerked the steering wheel tightly, and the tires folded beneath us. Her head shattered the window, then the sound of crushing filled the silence. Gravity betrayed me and forced my head into the roof of the car. A sharp migraine formed near the back of my head, and my ears started to ring. Metal tucked under itself and crunched against the pressure of the ground.
The poor little creature was still alive with one half of its face smushed by the tire, meowing in agonizing pain, I could only imagine. Yet I chose to hop back in the car and run it over again just to end its pain and suffering. At the end of “The Deer at Providencia” Dillard says “pobrecito” when she walks by the deer the final time. Through out the entire passage Dillard expresses no feeling of sadness or empathy for the
The mega tunnel shook with great distress as trucks ran back to the Mexico border. The grey walls and dim lighting cast eerie shadows along the wall, as both lanes were moving away from the U.S. All Cato could do is slow the troops down. He went over to an old wood support beam that had the same color as the walls, his jeep sat idle as he rigged its winch to the base. With one pull from the vehicle, the base slipped right out and fell onto the roadway. Cato un-hooked and jumped back in the jeep, racing to catch up with the immigrants.
Down at the bottom of this story rests a pair of missing red soccer shoes. The protagonist of Peter Abrahams’s novel Down the Rabbit Hole goes to extremes to correct an innocent mistake. Late for her soccer practice, Ingrid tries to walk to there, but ends up getting lost, using the phone at strange woman’s, and leaving behind her red shoes at this woman’s house. When the woman is murdered, Ingrid begins to panic, fearing her shoes will make her a murder suspect. The act of retrieving her shoes takes her deeper into the rabbit hole.
Then all of a sudden the mood switches. “For when she heard the explosion” (Randall 25). At this point, the mood turns from positive to sad and worrisome. “O, here’s the shoe my baby wore, / But, baby, where are you?” (Randall 31-32). With these last two lines of the poem, the reader is able to feel the agony and despair that the mother is in at the
Suddenly a huge gust of wind rushed into the yard. swirling like a tornado, it swept up Isis and Crete and started to move away. While their mother watched with an expression of horror frozen on her face as she watched her daughters be carried away by the tornado.
Okonkwo’s greatest fear was to be perceived weak like his father, and he revolved his entire life around separating him from his father 's attitude and legacy. The quote “... In his heart Okonkwo was not a cruel man. But his whole life was dominated by fear, the fear of failure and weakness.” (5) summarizes Okonkwo’s motivation in his life. This quote supports the theme because Okonkwo’s fear of weakness lead to his irrational actions such as killing Ikemefuna, which turned some of the Ibo clan against him, including his own son.