Another example is when her mother died, she had to move in with her dad. She doesn't like her dad that much because he got married to someone else, and sometimes he forgets to send Katie a birthday gift. Katie tried her best to stay strong, but it was tough for her. That's why my theme is life is tough. Another reason why my theme is life is tough is because when Katie's mom got sick,
The newspaper headline read “Brently Mallard Killed”, after the tragic railroad accident. After finding out about her husband's death from her sister Josephine and Richard, her husbands friend, Louise Mallard was shocked and couldn’t find the emotion to express, she was more numb than anything at the time. She felt alone and like she had nothing left, crying, in her sister's arms. “It was he who had
Nene’s death has affected Bashkim’s father in many ways. As a result of his wife’s death, Bashkim’s father might lose his children. Since Nene’s death Ahmeti has been in prison and then he went into mental hospital. He has never seen his children since the shooting incident. “Mine children are mine.
Eliezer was only a teenager when taken by German soldiers. On his first night at Birkenau, he realizes that his childhood innocence has died. Each day Elie’s innocence died more and more, “Many prisoners’ minds are numbed to the horror. Eliezer witnesses a son kill his
At only nine years of age, Liesel was separated from her biological family. Her family always lived in constant hunger due to poverty, and Liesel’s mother had to sustain the family on her own now that her husband was taken away for being a communist. In an effort to make life better for her children, Mrs. Meminger decided to put her two children up for foster care. Neither of the children wanted to be separated from their mother, and unluckily for Liesel, she was on her own in this new life. Her brother Werner died on the train ride there from a pre-existing sickness, right in front of Liesel.
She is taken in by a local family, but eventually goes back to live with her abusive parents. Pecola’s parents hate themselves and each other which is expressed in equal measures of violence and neglect. Pecola is raped by her father and impregnated, but the child does not survive premature birth. Eventually, Pecola pleads with a town mystic to grant her wish of having blue eyes, believing this “mark of beauty” will finally earn her the love she so desperately craves. Pecola finally loses her sanity, believing her wish granted, and spends the rest of her life in a world of fantasy on the edge of
In the final chapters we learn more about Joe Christmas’ past, how his mother was to have her child alone and died in the process of childbirth. From the beginning Joe Christmas has had to face hardships because after the death of his mother his grandfather did not even want him. His black heritage condemned him and that would only lead him to have even more hardships as time went on. However a scene that Faulkner really focuses on is the birth scene of Joe Christmas as well as the birth of Lena’s child; the scenes are parallel to each other in many ways. The birth of Joe Christmas was a very difficult one because of the fact that Milly had to give birth on her own because those that were with her did not care for her or for her child.
Grief plays an antagonist in this story, attacking each Henry family member as a result of David’s lie. Greif takes its worst toll on Norah, David’s wife, whom even professes, “Greif, it [seems], [is] a physical place, (305).” She grieves inconsolably when she discovers the news of her daughter’s passing, and frantically when the unfathomable truth about her daughter’s existence finally comes to light years later. Ultimately, it is David’s initial deception that devastates his chance of having a meaningful life. While his intentions were thoughtfully pure, David’s actions created a monster embodying heartache, silence, and grief, a monster he and his family could not
Mikhail Furtado was the name of Indian guy who killed himself just because he was worried about his 12th exam. He said he spend twenty years of his life under poverty, and end up his carrier by hanging on the room. He shared his story to the media before he commit a suicide. He said he was desperate because he was having a family support problem and hard to focus on his sturdy. He also said he had a problem with his girlfriend and his parent did not understand about his relationship.
The depression may stem from a sense of grief around the loss of her mother. Her recurrent thoughts of the loss of her mother seems to have a major impact in her life. The lack of contact with her father since her mother passed away may compound this, as she lacks another parental figure for support. Whilst the loss of her mother is clearly a significant factor in Aneeka’s depression, reactive depression was considered an appropriate diagnosis. Reactive depression is a state of depression that individuals experience in response to a major stressor, for instance for Aneeka the passing of her mother (DSM-V, 2013).
He had gone to visit some family friends for the weekend and had burned to death in their heated shed during the night. No one knew why he was sleeping out there or where the brother of the family friend had disappeared to after the fire was put out and Stevie’s body was found. It was all very mysterious and the family friend committed suicide a year later. My Aunt Catta had Bart Simpson put on his tombstone, as The Simpsons was his favorite show. I saw a picture of the headstone, but still have never gone to the cemetery where they laid him to
On top of that, her brothers Eteokles and Polyneices killed each other in battle, over a land dispute. So, it is fair to say that she has suffered through tragic loss, and unfortunate events that have been far out of her control. Antigone is a character that is trying to find the good in a world that has constantly put her down. By burying one of her few remaining family members, she is attempting to have a positive, lasting effect on the world, something that no one in her family has been able to do. Although Antigone might not have handled her conversation with her sister Ismene well, she does have a reason to be angry because she offers her sister a chance to bury Polyneices with her, so that they can both right something that has been wronged (43-47).