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The Adoration Of Jenna Fox Essay

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“I decide that sometimes definitions are wrong. Even if they’re written in a dictionary. Identities aren’t always separate and distinct. Sometimes, for a few minutes, maybe they can even be shared. And if I am ever fortunate enough to return to Mr. Bender’s garden, I wonder if the birds will see that piece of him that is wrapped up like me. This is the Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson. The book is about a seventeen-year-old (Jenna Fox) has just awoken from a year-long coma-so she’s been told-and she is still recovering from the terrible accident that caused it. But what happened before that? She 's been given home movies chronicling her entire life, which spark memories to surface. But are the memories really hers? And Why won’t anyone in her family talk about the accident? Jenna is becoming more curious. But she is also afraid of what she might find out if she ever gets up the courage to ask her…show more content…
“Ten percent. Ten percent of your brain. That’s all they could save. They should have let you die” (Pearson 117). “I have never seen my own father sob. But now the soft breaths of this man cut through me, weaken me, and I dear I may fall to my knees. These are sounds I have heard before. The sounds of a grown man crying when there is nothing left to do. The sounds of my father” (Pearson 245). These quotes talk about how if scientist came up with bio gel, how it can affect how people feel. Jenna feels as if that 's nothing to her, but in the end, she starts gain back her memories and even creates more memories. Jenna 's dad is the one that created the bio gel, and he feels as if the bio gel is not helping his only daughter. But in the end, he realized that the bio gel has helped his daughter become the daughter that they have been waiting for. This book is worth saving because it talks about the sacrifices you make when you want to save the person that you
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