When Granny realized that she was going to die, it came as a total surprise to her, when she said " So Dear Lord this is my death bed and I wasn't even thinking about it.”(219) people might be wondering what this has to do with her successful life. Well, this shows success because Granny was so happy with her life that she didn't want to die, especially when saying "There is nothing more cruel than this, I'll never forget it.” (220) If Granny hadn't led a successful life she would be miserable instead of seeking to live on. She would have just wanted to die and wouldn't have cared what happened. She just never wanna stop her adventure of success, she is doing well and she could be able carry on her achievement. The more time she lives will help her gain more price in life.
For example, on page 152, Monique thinks that her children are dead in the fire. Monique would’ve realized how much they’ve done for her, If they actually were gone. Suddenly, she’d be all alone with Jordan dead as well, she would've realized what it was without Gerald cleaning up the dishes for her. Or Angel admiring and complimenting on her style. They had fed her when she was injury, it was her job to feed them, and take care of them.
Our everyday lives are like a dead man 's heart monitor, flat and boring, but when the shock enters our bodies and minds, the heart monitor shoots up. People don’t think seriously about events until they actually happen. The book The Female of The Species by Mindy McGinnis, displays this idea by telling the tale of a murderous teenage girl who only believes in revenge. For Alex’s whole life, she has lived in her own little world, not one to do anything out of the ordinary or cause commotion. She only believed in justice for all, but as the last days of the school year came to an end, a surprising find shocks the entire school: Alex is dead.
As she reflects upon this experience, she reveals to Stephen that “‘The greatest honor [she] could have given [her] family was that of [her] death, and [she] ran from it. [She] was frightened at not fulfilling [her] obligation, not giving ko to [her] parents. Yet, there was a voice inside of [her] that kept telling [her] to escape. [She] ran away from Tarumi as if it were a diseased
However, if my close loved one did commit suicide I don’t believe I would take it as well as she did, considering how hard I took it from just finding out they tried. August knew May was depressed and going through a lot and always found the right way to help her and be there for her. I wish I had this characteristic because I struggle with supporting and being there for my loved one. I admire August the most because she is someone I hope to be and I would hope to gain certain characteristics that she
They coincidentally met again after high school, and Sonia saw all the poor choices Norma had made in her life. Norma and Sonia had agreed to meet again but Sonia knew she would never agree to agree again. At one point in her life she had admired Norma, but after finding out what type of person she had become she regretted her thoughts. The first reason Sonia had admired Norma was because she was perfect. When Sonia needed help with an algebraic question her teacher was not much help to so she relied on Norma.
It obviously took a toll on Romeo’s mother the pain of losing her son was too much to bear and it resulted in her death. Romeo and Juliet’s suicides were very selfish they did not stop to think about how much it would affect their families. However, in the end the two families ended their feud and built statues in Romeo and Juliet’s honor. This teaches us that despite a disagreement people will come together to help someone that is having a hard
“It had been months since I laid eyes on Mom, and when she looked up, I was overcome with panic that she'd see me and call out my name, and that someone on the way to the part would spot us together and Mom would introduce herself and my secret would be out” (The Glass Castle 3). Even though she feels shame because of her parents, she also feels guilty because how ashamed she is of her parents. She felt guilt for hiding her parents from the people in her life, and she felt like she was living a lie. Also, she feels guilty because her parents are homeless and living on
For a long time Edna was living a life full of rules and obligations that she didn’t want to be a part of. Society expected Edna to be a full time house mother and wait on her husband hand and foot. Most women loved playing this role and loved the fact that their family is the center of their life but not Edna. She was very unhappy and all the things that made her happy were looked down upon such as swimming and having an affair. Edna killing herself finally gave her the freedom that she wanted and let her become independent.
The idea of blocking everyone out helped Connie build her self-confidence. To emphasize Connie’s narcissism, Oates stated that “Connie’s mother kept picking at her until Connie wished her mother was dead and she herself was dead and it was all over” (324). Because Connie felt so negatively of her mother and family, she creates an idea of wanting to be on her own. She doesn’t know exactly what it is like to be without anyone to use as a crutch, but Conni feels as if her mother doesn’t want her to be pretty. Connie wanted to shut her family out because she felt as if they didn’t love her as much as her genuine sister June.
Lois Lowry gets most of the ideas for the giver from her life. When her sister died she wondered if it would be better if people couldn’t love at all because then we would not feel pain after the love ends. This is how Lowry got the idea that the people in the community cannot love. When Lowry saw the news report about the mass murder she didn’t really care because it wasn’t anywhere near her. In the giver when people are released the person that releases them doesn’t feel any remorse for what they have done.
“This says you got 98 out of 200,” his mom quietly said. You could tell it killed her to tell him. “So I failed, and can’t get into a college?” he said fighting back his tears. He looked up to try to stop the tears from flowing, but it didn’t work. He was a wreck his mom was to saddened to see him like this.
No, he didn 't make a mistake in giving her that chance. Even though she lost her life in the end, I think that she gained everything she ever wanted for herself. She wanted to change how she appeared to everyone, a piece of white trash with a bad mom who never supported her. She just wanted praise from her mom, but no matter what she did it did not matter her mom still found something to complain about. In our society, winning sports is very important….
Gradually as, Tom lives his life he see how his parents’ approval came with a cost. When Tom finally had it with himself for killing his sister by accident, he thought of committing suicide, but the thought of,” ….Liza’s disapproval. She could make anyone suffer if she disapproved” (Steinbeck 408). Just the thought of his mother reminds him of the days how his mother can disapprove of him causing him great pain. The same pain that it took him to get an approval from her is the pain that he has to face with the consequences of his actions.