What made it worse was that he died a couple days before Christmas. It was the first Christmas that I spent without him. When my grandfather died I was heartbroken. I could not sleep because my heart and body was just aching. My mind was all over the place and I didn’t want to talk to anyone because I was too depressed.
“Guess he’s been in Starkfield for too many winters” (6). Harmon Gow, who drove the narrator, had known the Frome family for a long time and had said this based upon Frome’s gloomy appearance. This story takes place in Starkfield, Massachusetts, where winter symbolizes loneliness and bitterness, which is what Ethan Frome's life is a symbol of. The sole reason that Frome married Zeena is that he would not be alone when his mother died in the winter; however, all Zeena brought to him was more bitterness and loneliness. “He was a prisoner for life, and now his one ray of light was to be extinguished” (117).
Whenever I have questions about something or just need to discuss decisions with, I turn to them first. They advise me on what they think is the best option for me and sometimes just help me weight my options. I know that they understand me the best and that they are able to support me in whatever I chose to do. In times of trouble or need I turn mostly to my family because they are the ones that I have been through a lot with. My parents’ divorce was very nasty and it lead to a very rough time for my sister, mother and I.
The worst part of my life was having to live with a different family. I had to go away for a couple years from my mom till she got better. My mom drank and fought with her husband. I left my parents and went to a new family in Gregory. My sister and I didn’t like being away from our mother, we felt lost and sad.
Brown was one of those who had both of those trades. Many said that she was the most beautiful kid in the town. The parents in the town wanted to make their own children a friend of Brown. She was a beloved princess in the town; but it didn’t last long. No one could say that Brown grew in a blessed environment.
My journey as ALS Graduate, College Student and a Fulltime Mom Many of my relative said that I am a black ship of the family; they said that someday my life will ruined and futile. I do not know if it is a curse but in reality, it happens trouble comes in my life many of circumstances came and it happens in just a split of a second. I would become pregnant at the age of seventeen and became a mother at the age of eighteen. I thought that is this the end of all my dreams. At that time I am a single mom because the father of my child abandoned us, I do not know how to feed my son my siblings and my mom.
Growing up listening to my parents talk about divorce constantly was never easy for my siblings and I, we wanted the picture perfect family where mom and dad were together forever. How I know so much about unhappy couples is having my parents stay together just so they did not have to put us kids through a broken home. This has caused constant stress on us all rather than if they would have went
That’s when I knew that something wasn’t right. My family and I got so distant, I was dishonest, depressed, anxious and sad all the time. Id pushed my family away so much that they were at a loss of what to do with me. My 4 sibling's had been put into foster care and that’s when things really started to fall apart. I dropped out of high school half way through my freshmen year, because my panic attacks were so bad that I couldn’t even make it through first period.
She was not just a sister, but also a friend whom I shared bounteous memories and exhilarating activities. With no one to mess around and converse with, I was exceedingly disinterested without her being in the house. In addition, even though I would not admit it, I missed my sister and the ten years that we had spent jointly. Back then, I would wish for her to have been a younger sister so that I could have further time to spend with her. This experience severely showed me how crucial, influential, and marvelous that my sister is to me.