They are torn between these choices because they come from a religious family, in which abortion is illegal and they will become immoral if they decide to have an abortion. Thus, the couple is stuck in a battle between right and wrong as well as good, and evil. As the story proceeds, one will notice Wallace uses various writing techniques to depict his character, Lane Dean, in order to let readers gain a better understanding of him. For instance, he uses a third person point of view to describe Lane’s struggles, feelings, and thoughts. The usage of third person point of view in David Wallace’s “Good People” enables readers to learn Lane Dean’s struggles.
Throughout the story, Cassia represents a depressing mood because she falls in love with someone she isn't allowed to be with and then Ky gets taken away from her so she has to embark on a journey to find him. For example, on page 229, Cassia says “I want to reach out and grab his hand and hold it to me, right over my heart, right where it aches the most. I don’t know if doing that would heal me or make my heart break entirely, but either way this constant hungry waiting would be over.” Condie uses this description to influence the readers feelings towards the situation. We begin to feel Cassia’s heart ache to be with Ky. Using a melancholy tone, the readers truly feel her sadness and depression from the situation she’s in.
I try to communicate, but although the words form inside my head, my tongue and lips will not cooperate” (Staples 88). This showed me how hard the loss of her family was for Najmah. Her behavior changes because she stops talking and loses hope. This was an important moment for me to see PTSD, because she wants to talk but she cannot force herself too. (STEWE-2) I also see how PTSD changes Najmah in another section of the book.
While the man strongly promotes his opinion the girl is hesitant but wants to do whatever will make him happy. The struggles presented between these two characters bring to light issues in human relationships that weigh into everyday life. Hemingway’s short story reveals to readers how relationships affect communication, decision
In the short story “Hills Like White Elephants,” by Ernest Hemingway, there is a relationship unfolding, a complex relationship difficult to understand. The relationship is revealed by a conversation between a man and a woman, a topic of conversation that people rarely discussed in the period that the story was set. After researching interpretations, it is consistently said “She is pregnant, and he wants her to have an abortion” (Weeks 76), to which I agree that this conversation is about abortion. With the man seemingly pushing the topic and the girl hesitant and questionable, it is unsure as to the result of their conversation. However, it is my belief that she chose to follow her heart and not get the abortion.
During the storytelling session, Janie talks words of wisdom to Pheoby. “Now, Pheoby don’t feel too mean wid de rest of ‘em’cause dey’s parched up from not knowing things“ and “Two things everybody’s got tuh do fuh theyselves. They got tuh go tuh God, and they got tuh find out about livin’ fuh themselves.” (192) Janie’s advice to Pheoby is simple. People need to be aware of what they want in life and work towards it. Although Janie faces many hardships in her life, she finds her inner voice by narrating her story to Pheoby, her true friend.
They are not close friends, as they meet through Sara; however, like I mentioned they would go on outings. Infidelity and Divorce Sara was heartbroken over a situation with her husband and her father- in-law was there for her. He was also experiencing marital problems. Sara and her father- in-law developed feelings for each other, and this resulted in an extramarital relationship. Sara told her husband what she had done and they both agreed on going to counseling.
Bohannan goes on to share an experience in which elders encouraged her to explain the meaning behind the papers she was reading. This was a daunting task since storytelling is very important to the Tiv, but Bohannan does her best to stay composed and present the story of Hamlet in terms that the elders will understand. As Bohannan tells the story, she is interrupted at several points, often as a result of the elders telling her the true meaning behind the story, even though it is not the way the story is universally
ANALYSIS As mentioned beforehand, deception damages a child’s self-esteem. This situation often happens in a dysfunctional family. Initially, the narrator was seeing her mother for the first time since the divorce which led to result her behaviour fear. The narrator missed the tender care that the mother had shown to her family. However, she also kept in mind the mother’s reaction when the father approved the divorce and her threats of setting fire to herself with kerosene.
One of the most significant is the sympathy for others and the need to help them. Many of the characters in Sarah’s Key feel they need to ammend for the past, sometimes even when they had nothing to do with it. Julia feels the need to find out everything she can about Sarah and her family; she feels sorry for “being 45-years old and not knowing.” Edouard feels the need to financially help the Dufaure’s and Sarah. He may not be ethically or morally responsible for sending money, but he feels that it may be one small way he can contribute. Because secrets are everywhere, the story lends itself to suggesting that everyone has some form of secret, even the most established first-world countries and even the most severe and committed people.