In Frank Beddor’s The Looking Glass Wars the story of Alice in Wonderland was taken to a completely different level. The story is switched around and now Alyss was born in the beautiful queendom of Wonderland and is forced to live in the busy country of England. Alyss is brought back to Wonderland, determined, ready to take back her throne. Beddor uses varieties of themes during The Looking Glass Wars that give the book a whole nother side of the story.
Ideas are incombustible. And therein lies your real fear” ―Ellen Hopkins. This quote shows how words can change people 's perspectives, just as books can change lives. The book Burned by Ellen Hopkins knows how to emote the simplest and realist of events.
Scout demonstrates the idea that adversity does strengthen an individual by learning how to take her life situations, furthermore turn them into positive outcomes, resulting in her building an emotional wall in order to prevent her past from breaking her down, leading her to show the world that she is transitioning into a mature, young woman. In Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Jean Louise Finch (Scout Finch) becomes exhibited to adversity in her early childhood. Scout begins by having an arduous time trying to be herself without facing the wrath of people narking on her about the way she dresses as well as the way she acts. Without a mother figure present in her life, the only way she feels like herself is by doing what she knows best, acting as well as dressing like a boy.
Thus, one must either adapt to change actively, like stumbling in the darkness, but ultimately learning how to walk, or let the problem fix itself, like letting night become second nature over time. Emily Dickinson also wrote The Bravest - grope a little - And sometimes hit a Tree Directly in the Forehead - But as they learn to see - (Lines 13-16). This supports how Emily Dickinson’s poem relates to the universal concept How We See Things by explaining how the bravest people perceive their fears as an obstacle to overcome in order to continue forward with their lives (adaptation). The “Bravest” are those who chose to conquer their fears instead of letting the fear consume them.
Holden Caulfield teaches readers to not grow up too fast, embrace childhood. Sara Louise Bradshaw teaches readers that self-acceptance and separation is a crucial characteristic of life. Mattie Ross shows us that even though loss is hard, revenge might not be everything to coup better. Finally, Jerry Renault shows us that disturbing the universe and fighting for your right might be the justified thing to do but it comes with consequences. Just like in real life all of these messages are important to consider and many people will face when growing up and developing their own
Many of the important parts in this story have affected their maturity and way of life. There was a quote from Alice In Wonderland that relates to this book, Alice asks “Where should I go?” and the cat tells her “That depends on where you want to end up”. I think that shows just how this coming of age has gone with Ponyboy growing up wondering where he should go. As the two gangs start to realize they are the same, kids who grew up roughly who have the same problems.
He starts to realize that children have to live their own lives and that adults must let them do that. He starts to realize that he must grow up and he is ready to go home and collapse. In the novel The Awakening,by kate Chopin,the main character Edna goes through a
Liliana Ulibarri The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Books have been passed down from generation to generation. Each story has a different meaning to each reader, which may help them develop as an individual. By reading books, one can be open to new ideas; however, some books can have a negative impact on the reader. Some argue that Mark Twain’s novel, Huckleberry Finn should be banned from schools because of its racism, societal downfalls, and immorality. Huckleberry Finn should not be banned from classrooms, it is a significant piece of literature that provides insight to when slavery was legal, and displays morality throughout the book.
My Connection: Virgina previously said that it would be impossible for a woman to write the plays of shakespeare in the age of Shakespeare, so now she builds on that by describing to us why it was so impossible, through Judith’s story. As she tells us Judith’s story we begin to get an insight on the things that made it impossible. Textual Quotation and Technique (3): “How, then, could it have been born among women whose work began, according to Professor Trevelyan, almost before they were out of the nursery, who were forced to it by their parents and held to it by all the power of law and custom?” This is a rhetorical strategy because Virginia is asking the reader a rhetorical question.
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view- until you climb into his skin and walk around in it,” (Lee 39). This quote of Atticus’ from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird holds true in many situations. Sometimes people don’t think about how they might be wrong and are only focused on trying to be right. This quote will be proven true by my exemplifying of an argument with my mother, both sides of the argument, and its relation back to the novel To Kill a Mockingbird.
Have you ever kept a diary to tell all your deep dark secrets that no one else could know? Well the book, Go Ask Alice, has a young girl who does just that. But, not only for her secrets. She needed the diary to help her tell what was happening in her life, helped her be able to communicate her feelings, and by the end of the book Alice is finding she doesn 't need the diary. The role of the diary is very known and key in this book, I 'll tell you why.
The theme in the story is to try something new. You never know what you might like. The girls tried something new by switching places and doing what they wouldn’t usually do. The theme was first shown in the beginning of the book when the author talks about how Payton and Emma don 't have the same schedule and they have to deal with separation for the first time.
Alice Walker’s “Everyday Use” illustrates Dee’s struggle for identity by placing her quest for a new identity against her family’s desire for maintaining culture and heritage. In the beginning, the narrator, who is the mother of Dee, mentions some details about Dee; how she “...wanted nice things… She was determined to stare down any disaster in her efforts… At sixteen, she had a style of her own: and (she) knew what style was.” Providing evidence to the thesis, she was obviously trying exceptionally hard to find for herself a sense of identity. She wanted items her family couldn’t afford, so she worked hard to gain these, and she found a sense of identity from them, but it also pushed her farther away from her family.
The next thing that betters characterizes Alice is the Garden. The Garden is a key feature in the novel, but the only way to understand is to practically picture yourself in Wonderland. Carroll uses the Garden as a way to lure Alice farther into Wonderland. She has to do lots of things to get there, like in chapter one, when Alice tasted the bottle not marked “poison“, which shrunk her to ten inches. ( Carroll 18 )
The idea of a feminist narrator sets the template for a radical and forward-thinking novel. Gilman has claimed she wrote "TYW" to "Save people from being turned crazy" by the treatment of Mitchell and his peers. But just taking that as gospel would be foolish as there is far more contextual inspiration for the novel then just this. Gilman was raised by strong and rebellious female figures including her aunt Catherine Beecher who was the founder of the Hartford Female Seminary and her aunt Isabella who was a dedicated suffragist. Due to the absence of her father, Charlotte "learned early to question the sanctity of the home, the 'domestic mythology ' and the role assigned to women '.