Evidently, she is experiencing trauma because of Faiz’s absence, by constantly worrying about him and experiencing a decrease of aspiration. Since Faiz’s absence is because of the war, the war is the underlying cause of Nusrat’s psychological trauma. (STEWE-2) Mental trauma is also displayed by Najmah, as a result of her mother and Habib’s deaths in the war. Shortly after the incident that killed her mother and brother, Najmah narrates, “I am afraid if I close my eyes I’ll see my mother’s outstretched arm and the stain of blood spreading around her and Habib’s perfect small body, both of them still and covered with dust” (Staples 86). Furthermore, before her flashbacks, during the moment her mother and Habib were killed, Najmah observed “arrow-shaped phantom” in the sky, along with “explosions” that grew “closer and louder” (Staples 65).
Hospitals were understaffed, the staff was over worked and living conditions were substandard. In all of the horror and sadness of the war, Vera learned the most important lesson while working as a V.A.D., “These shattered, dying boys (Huns) and I were paying alike for a situation that none of us had desired or done anything to bring about.” Vera understood that everyone was a pawn in the war. She suffered great loss with the death of Roland, Edward and two dear friends in the First World
1861-1863 Epilogue- Isabelle Robertson a young woman her country within the rough time occurring. It's 1862 and war has started on April 12, 1861, and it's been a brutal time for her and her family. Her father, Devin Robertson died in the Battle Of Bull Run as a hero, when he tried to save general Brig.Gen P.G.T Beauregard from a subtle attack but failed and died in the attempt. Not long after her mom, Lucia Robertson found herself in a severe depression and killed herself. Isabelle was left alone with her aunt in a mansion in Dallas, Texas.
While girls of eight years old have varying qualities, Scout exhibits a carefree, opinionated, tomboy personality. Because Scout learns from Atticus some of the processes that take place between the poor folk of Maycomb, she can be innocently nosy at the wrong times. Thoroughly, Atticus explains to Scout how some folks must pay for labor or items with crops since they can afford payment in nothing else. As one example of this, the Cunninghams possess very little, and thus,
Many of Titanic survivors were treated with injustice after surviving Titanic especially the women. Molly Brown also known as “the unsinkable Molly Brown” was treated terribly inside her lifeboat but was never asked to testify because she was a women (“Titanic”). Rms would gradually gain a small reputation for having sinking ships, the Lusitania launched the same year as Titanic would later be sunk by a U-boat’s
My heart say she mine. But I don’t know she mine. If she mine, her name Olivia. I embroder Olivia in the seat of all her daidies...He took the daidies when he took her.” (The Color Purple 13) Olivia in this scene is revealed to be Celie’s daughter from the rape and while Celie portrayed her as if Pa killed her, the reader actually learns that she is alive and well. Even though Celie is slowly becoming numb to the world, she still harbors love for her family which is seen in the bittersweet reunion she has with her daughter.
Like Pa , Mother, and Tam...they all care about her and accept her the way she is even though she may be a selkie and have webbed hands! Kinda like even though I may be weird which is fun! I’m also quiet as you can maybe tell but these friends still like to talk to me...which I can actually talk to them without being shy. So I relate a little bit to the play and mostly the characters Ellen and Margaret which is Ellen’s mother! Also when Ellen promised she would come back for a dance with Tam….he almost thought she wasn’t coming since she was taking so long but she did.
Quickly after his death Nasan, without time to properly grieve, was forced into questioning. When Nasan goes to speak to her parents about her brother’s death, which she experienced firsthand, they instantly blame her for his death. Bulat, Nasan’s father, says, “’you had no business in the woods. Confess! Girei left the fortress because you talked him into it.
T-Ray, the father of lily was an abusive figure throughout the beginning of the novel as well as the beginning of his daughter’s life. He was also prone to telling lily that the death of her mother and the reason for their loss was because of her. He blamed her for everything and his appearances throughout the novel were often the saddest moments that were occurring. Despite having such a negative figure in her life, lily was still able to overcome many obstacle and find a loving family that gave her the love that she deserved and the love that her father never provided her with. While Lily was able to find happiness in a caring family, her father still attempted to hurt Lily and take her away from her loved ones by reappearing later in the novel.
It's a sad sentence to say right? Try having to hear from a complete stranger tell you that your mom doesn’t want you anymore. Even though my mom was as awful as she was before she let me go, everyone always reminded me of how stoked my mom was while she was pregnant, but years after I was born I watched her slowly wither away. Day after day she would come home at all hours of the night bringing home groups of people at a time. They loved to pick on me and throw me around, but they had no idea what they were doing, they weren't in their right mind to understand they were picking on
The theme for this chapter is that war changes people for the worst because when Mary Anne, (Fossie 's girlfriend) comes to the medic camp, she is an good down-home American girl of her time but, as time advances, she becomes more intent to join the fight and become a soldier. She starts to sneak off during the night and never coming back to be with Mark Fossie. Eventually, she leaves him to live in the woods. Soon after she is seen, and she has transformed from how she was at the beginning, as a normal American to what she is today. This shows us how war can change people not for the better but for the
Not only were they physically and psychologically damaged, their new lives in the trenches were horrific, and after the war, veterans returned home unemployed. To begin with, the battle had put so much stress on those fighting in the war; many were not able to return to who they once were. Wounds were battle scars that the soldiers forever carried, and many who could no longer handle the memories of warfare broke down and were taken over by shell shock. William Halse Rivers, a neurologist who treated officers during World War One, states, “I hope to show that many of the most distressing symptoms from which the subject of war neurosis suffer, are not necessarily the result of the strain and shock to which they have been exposed, but are also due to an attempt to banish the mind distressing memories of warfare.” Shell shock and other damages were the results of the battle. The lives of others were traded for Canada’s successes, hence why the victories of the war were not worth the prices paid.
Trauma due to combat is common with soldiers who come home and once situated reflect on their experiences. Being in the line of fire and losing comrades in battle was their reality, a reality that endured some of the most brutal forms of warfare. They were sent to fight away from home for months, even years at a time, and undergo a series of terrible physical and emotional experiences. It’s no wonder that they are emotionally and psychologically incapable of processing these experiences as anything but natural. PTSD is not exclusive to just war veterans, as it affects anyone exposed to different trauma situations, such as car accidents, rape and other violent events.
Which character is most affected by war, and how? “No matter how many times she was told she was loved, there was no recognition that the proof was in the abandonment.” (32) The Book Thief by Markus Zusak discusses mainly the power of words, and war in Nazi Germany and how a girl grows up in pain, love, and misery through that period of her life. To begin with, Paula, Liesel’s mother gave her and her brother Werner to foster parents, Liesel’s parents were communists so they took her father away, hence, even though she didn’t know why, her mother had to give them over to Rosa and Hans Hubermann, but just before getting there, death took Werner away. And maybe that’s when pain begins for Liesel, as much as readers know. Liesel has been, since her arrival to the Hubermanns’, haunted by sleepless nights, nightmares, grief, etc.