Then took the bird and tied his foot with string to a table keep him from roaming the house. I was shocked that Wilson did not think he would try to destroy his mahogany table causing a ruckus. The bird lived with him for three short days and Wilson was tempted to restore him to his natural habitat but eventually the bird had died. I learned from Wilson these birds are twenty inches long with black feathers appearing green in the sun light with eyes a vivid yellow nostrils covered in white, their is much more detail to this wood pecker that Wilson describes so well in his writing. The ivory billed woodpeckers do not migrate and they also lay their eggs in the hollow trees the trees that are always very large, they eat insects and
Throughout the following a few sections, Sam keeps on thinking back about how he came to act naturally adequate by living off the plants and creatures he finds on his granddad 's relinquished ranch. He finds an empty tree and chooses to make it his home. Recalling how Native Americans utilized flame to make hole kayaks, he utilizes flame to make the inside of the empty tree greater. One day, while Sam is cleaving a fiery remains tree to make a bed, an old lady named Mrs. Thomas Fiedler drives him to help her pick strawberries. Seeing a peregrine hawk chasing for its prey, Sam chooses he needs a hawk as a chasing winged creature.
She also forces Rachel to put the sweater on. Ellie is rude because she went off to school when she heard grandma Jeremiah was sick. She also never came around to see grandma until he came near death. They are both stubborn. Mrs. Price is because she doesn 't care who 's sweater it is.
They are the worst sufferers in the family. The sufferings of women lead to the sufferings of their children as well. The disintegration of Ammu’s marriage has its repercussions and creates a void in the lives of the people of the next generation. Both Estha and Rahel grew up to be abnormal adolescents and Rahel is expelled from school three times for “moral depravity”, for smoking and for stealing her headmistress’s hair bun. She drifted from school to school and spent eight years in a college without finishing the five-year undergraduate course.
In Joyce Carol Oates “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been”she paints the picture of a teenage girl whose mother is jealous of her, father is absent, and sister is twenty-four and lives at home. Connie is a fifteen year old girl who sneaks around with her friends, is a bit boy crazy and is very much a daydreaming teenager. The beginning of the story starts off rather innocently, then through a series of hints scattered throughout the story, takes a turn for the worse when Connie’s eyes are opened to a face of evil no girl should ever have to experience and no boy should ever become. Oates reveals how family relationships directly and indirectly affect the way teenagers act and how it impacts their search for self-identity. Connie’s relationship with her mother is not one she particularly values.
Her name is Melinda Sordino who had suffered a sexual assault from a senior at her high school, Merryweather High School, in a summer party before entering school. This novel describes her emotional journey through school and how her relationships with others as her family, friends, teachers, and even herself have changed or influenced her actions. The theme of Speak is one choice or action can affect others. Andy Evans sexually assaulting Melinda causes her to become severely depressed, Mr. Freeman’s supportive art class helps Melinda heal and find herself, and Melinda’s “friends” influenced her to speak up. Firstly, the cause of Melinda becoming severely depressed was Andy Evans sexually assaulting her.
It is fall and school has just started for the year. The girls are expected to help out by gathering coal after school. While gathering coal, Claudia becomes sick, making Mrs. MacTeer extremely upset. Claudia does not understand that her mother is mad at her condition and
“Chinese Cinderella is the true story of my childhood up to the age of fourteen[...]My family considered me bad luck[...]They discriminated against me and made me feel unwanted all my life.” (Yen Mah xi). Chinese Cinderella is about a young girl who was unwanted and unloved. Her family was cruel and barbaric. She grew up in a tough time when the communists were invading China and that wasn 't even the worst of her problems. In the autobiography, Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah, is a depressing story because her father doesn 't remember his daughter 's name or birthday, her siblings blame Adeline for their mother 's death, and that she wanted to be part of a different family who was kinder to her.
She becomes one among the other girls in that place; she shares a room with five members; Anitha, the half-frowning girl, Pushpa, the coughing woman, her two children Harish and Sahanna. Lakshmi’s thirst for education purges her to steal Pushpa’s son Harish, the David Beckam boy’s books and later he becomes her teacher. Pushpa is a widow and she develops disease, so Mumtaz asks her to sell her daughter Jeena, but she refuses, so Mumtaz throws her out without humanity. Anitha, once tried to escape from the place she was caught and the gundas broke her face, that incident left her face frown forever. Lakshmi happens to develop feeling for a street boy who sells tea and magazins for the girls.
The men where cutting down trees in the forest to build there homes only she did not know why. We use animal skin for our homes she said in her head. She hid behind a tree about a meter away from the men, and looked into the fort she stepped out and said, why are they using wood for there homes? They
How would you deal with being nsexually assaulted or knowing that you are hated for calling the cops when you wanted help? “Speak,” by Laurie Anderson follows Melinda, who chose not to speak after she was raped at the party last summer. During her art class, Melinda was assigned to draw a tree. Anderson uses the process of drawing a tree as a comparison to her struggle to grow stronger following her experience of being sexually assaulted. Just like a sapling vulnerable to strong winds that grows into a tall tree, Melinda is able to overcome her traumatic experience.
She also struggles with the feeling of hopelessness. In the chapter "Coloring Outside the Lines," Melinda is working on her trees in art class and these feelings, along with others, are shown through her reactions to her work. She says, "I have already ruined six linoleum blocks I can see it in my head: strong old oak tree... But when I try to carve it, it looks like a dead tree... I can 't bring it to life.
Freeman’s constant “additood.” Melinda crafted herself into a new person while sculpting her tree over the school year. “I’ve been painting watercolors of trees that have been getting hit by lightning. I try to paint them so they are nearly dead, but not totally. Mr. Freeman doesn’t say a word to me about them. He just raises his eyebrows.
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson is about a freshman named Melinda Sordino who starts high school as an outcast and detested by her ex-friends and fellow peers. All because she called the cops at an end of the summer party that ended up with people getting arrested and the party being shut down. What everyone doesn’t know is that she did that because she was raped by a senior named Andy Evans at the party and didn’t know what to do after the traumatic incident and they don’t know because Melinda won’t speak. The conflict in the book is very similar to a book called Saints and Misfits by S.K Ali. In Speak in the library when it is study hall and Melinda starts to speak to Rachel and they start opening up and Melinda asks Rachel if she was still
Laurie Halse Anderson is the author of “Speak.” The main character is Melinda, and she goes to Merryweather High School. She has no friends, and her old friends are mad at her.She is an outcast at the school.The author wants Melinda to speak about her problems to somebody. Throughout the book Melinda has problems with her family. For example, they don 't communicate with her and instead choose to just communicate by writing notes to one another. Also, her parents are disappointed with her grades.