For many people their family members were the ones that help them get through the hardest things in life. Deepak Chopra said, “If you want to do really important things in life and big things in life, you can 't do anything by yourself. And your best teams are your friends and your siblings.” The love and support in family is strongly shown in the essays, “Two Ways to Belong” and “Graduation”. Bharati Mukherjee’s “Two Ways to Belong” tells the story of two young sisters who move to America together to further their education.
Cinder is then turned into a test dummy for the doctor because she was taken against her will to the testing site. “Cinder swallowed her panic and halted the robot with palm against its smooth forehead” (Marissa Meyer, 38). This is what she had to do while being tested on and the person she was paired to was the prince. In other words she so scared that she couldn’t test alone and she had to have someone else with her.
Lena like Milly was alone in the world, both of their husbands were out of the picture and would have to give birth to their child alone. Again Mrs. Hines would play a role in the birth of the child. As she helped birthed Lena’s child Mrs. Hines began to have flashbacks and imagined helping Milly give birth. Once the baby is born Mrs. Hines believes that it is her grandchild and goes into a state of denial and wants to take the child with her. Faulkner states “She did not even see, to be aware that the door has opened, that the was anyone or anything in the room save herself and whatever it was the she had spoken to with that wailing cry in a tongue unknown to man.”
Then she scolds herself. She should thank her mother for leaving,” (p. 24) from which Nazario takes a severe circumstance of Belky not seeing her mother and making it relatable by showing Belky’s guilt for feeling resentment toward her mother when her mother is making grave sacrifices to care for
Mothers always know what's best for their family. The Grapes of Wrath, By John Steinbeck, gives many great exemplifications of the transformations and the type of character Ma Joad is over the course of the novel. The novel also proves that Ma Joad knows exactly what is best for her family. She overcomes deaths, hardships, and famine, while also growing overall as a person.
I began to think about the impact my decisions had on the people in my life and realized that I could learn a few lessons from Jeanette. Jeanette puts her siblings first, knowing how they felt about their parents and does her best to provide for them while she is living at home. She also works hard and never gives up on her dreams. Finally, maybe the most important lesson from Jeanette is about family. Despite all the things Jeanette’s parents put her through she finds it in her heart to forgive and welcome them back into her
Overall the books both present the theme that what you love is worth fighting for. The theme what you love is worth for is portrayed in The Hunger Games, by Katniss taking risks to help her family, friends, and district. Katniss loves her sister Prim and will do anything to keep her alive. ‘“I volunteer!”
Interviewer: I don’t know. Okay, your aunt didn’t support you? Interviewee: Yeah.
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.
He should be known as a hero. When Liesel, at just 9 years old first arrives in the Hubermann house she refuses to bath. After all she just watched her brother die. Rosa Hubermann, Liesel’s foster mother quickly gets after her about not washing. Hans jumps in and says to Rosa
Throughout the novel Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson there are many different conflicts within the book such as freedom, abuse, and the war between the Patriots and the loyalists. However the conflict that is the most consistent throughout the book is Isabel's care for her sister Ruth and the things that get in between the safety of her sister. Isabel and Ruth have to go through a lot of abuse from Madam which is their slave owner since they are slaves. Many things hjappen within this household that threaten Ruth's safety such as fear that she will be sold, beaten or mistreated in anyway because of possible poor performance with chores around the house. This makes Isabel search for any possible opportunity for freedom for the well being of herself and her sister.
“As usual, she was broke, dumping single dollar bills, change, pennies on the counter to pay for the one-way ticket to Ohio. As I stepped on the bus she squeezed a bunch of bills and change into my hand. ‘That’s all I have,’ she said. I counted it. Fourteen dollars” (McBride 189).
Moral dilemma of characters in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird The way people handle moral dilemmas are often different. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee show various moral dilemmas and how different characters deal with it. Scout chose to be different in handling with her moral dilemma and change for the better while Mayella does not change and does wrong.
All people grow and develop at different rates, with factors such as heredity and environment strongly influencing one's development. The age-old debate of nature-vs-nurture is at the forefront, as always. The people one meets, and the experiences one goes through play vital roles in forming that person. In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie Crawford grows as a woman with the men she was married to. Through the tides of life and relationships she realizes how a person is truly supposed to live their life.
“RUTH (sincerely, but also self-righteously): Now that's your money. It ain't got nothing to do with me. We all feel like that— Walter and Bennie and me—even Travis. MAMA (thoughtfully, and suddenly very far away): Ten thousand dollars — RUTH: Sure is wonderful. MAMA: Ten thousand dollars.