Resilience In Elizabeth Edwards The Glass Castle

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Elizabeth Edwards once said, “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that's good.” Her life experiences lead her to learn the hard way what exactly resilience is. Elizabeth Edwards models how changes in life shouldn’t bring one down. Being strong and fighting for oneself is much more important and helpful rather than sulking and comparing oneself to another. Using just this, comparison to others, Jeannette recalls her family’s past and the struggle they went through in her memoir, The Glass Castle. She inadvertently teaches the audience her meaning of resilience. The capability of a person to adjust to new settings, a person using their peers to grow stronger, and a person staying loyal to the one’s who were there for them all contribute to a one’s attitude towards life and how they model resilience
First off, adjusting to new setting guides someone to be more open to change and enjoy change much better. Showing resilience by being able to enjoy what’s next, even when it is worse than what was
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Jeannette Walls perfectly modelled resilience, with help of her family, in The Glass Castle. Elizabeth Edwards’s quote about how changes in life shouldn’t bring one down. How being strong and fighting for oneself is much more important and helpful rather than sulking and comparing oneself to another. Resilience is different for everyone, it all depends on how one was raised and how their life experiences impact them. Human resilience is, however, a natural instinct. As proven within the Walls family learning to love the struggles they were

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