Gerald started a fire accidentally as a kid that burned down the entire apartment. During the fire, Gerald hid behind the couch that he would hide behind when he was scared. After the fire, Gerald thought about where Monique mom was, and if he would ever see Monique again. When Gerald finally woke up from the hospital, he overheard the doctors talking about Monique “in custody for child endangerment, abandonment-that sort of thing” (13). This symbol stands for Gerald’s new life.
The Outsiders is a fantastic novel by S.E Hinton that was published in 1967. This novel tells the story of a 14 year old boy named Ponyboy Curtis, who lives with his two older brothers Sodapop and Darry because their parents died in a car crash years back. The Curtis family are a part of the Greasers, a gang of young adults who don’t have very much money and get into lots of trouble. The Greasers have an ongoing rivalry with the Socs, the rich kids who spend their free time beating up greasers. One night, a fight with one of his brothers drives Ponyboy to run away with his best friend Johnny.
Suddenly a horrific accident happened, Billie Jo’s mother gets burnt really bad due to kerosene left next to the stove, and catching on fire. A month later Billie Jo’s mother dies giving birth to a baby boy named Franklin. Franklin only lives for a few days. Billie Jo is in pain, she feels guilty because of their deaths. She blames her father as well for leaving the kerosene next to the stove.
This summer I read “Percy Jackson and the Olympians – The Lightning Thief” translated into German and written by Rick Riordan. The story is about Perseus “Percy” Jackson, a 12 year old who has dyslexia and ADHD. Percy lives in New York and often finds himself kicked out of school because of mysterious reasons. During a school field trip, Percy’s best friend Grover gets bullied by a girl named Nancy Bobofit. In the attempts to protect his friend, Percy tries to help but a fountain next to Nancy grabs her.
In the book, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, a character named Jacob goes through many dangerous adventures after the death of his grandfather in order to discover interesting secrets. The book, which is a fantasy, focused on the horrifying experience a teenager encountered after the death of his grandfather. While he believes his life at home is all there is, Jacob soon finds out that there is a whole new world waiting to be discovered. This breathtaking novel contains descriptive foreshadowing, a well-developed protagonist, as well as many distinct tones. To begin with, Riggs uses foreshadowing to captivate his reader by creating tension.
Dylan Thomas , born in 1914, he left school at age 16 to end up distinctly a journalist and author. His most celebrated lyric, "Don 't Go Gentle Into That Good Night," was distributed in 1952, yet his notoriety was hardened years before. Thomas ' writing incorporates Under Milk Wood (1954) and A Child 's Christmas in Wales (1955). Thomas was popular for his vivified readings, however obligation and overwhelming drinking inflicted significant damage, and he kicked the bucket in New York City while on a visit in 1953, at age 39. . The poet goes back in retrospection at his adolescence in the poem "Fern Hill".
The novel "The catcher in the rye" speaks the truth a 16 year old kid named Holden Caulfield. His story starts from a mental establishment where he is without further ado encountering treatment for a mental emergency which he persevered in the wake of being kicked out of Pencey Prep. He had been kicked out of distinctive schools before this, he always fails again and again. Holden is an extraordinarily debilitated youthful individual. He is encountering significant distress over the destruction of his more young kin, Allie, who kicked the pail from Leukemia three years back.
As later written, Madeline’s disease causes her to become deathly ill and she passes away while the narrator is visiting. Following her death comes a disturbing tone in the story as the visitor finds out the Ushers only marry within their own family, and that Roderick and Madeline were not only mentally ill twins, but spouses too. That night, Madeline is buried in the basement with the excuse that doctors wanted to study her, however, it is later explained that Roderick held a secret as he declares, “We have put her living in the tomb!” (1839). In the climax of the story, Madeline breaks out of her casket and busts out of the chamber to find Roderick and the visitor upstairs. The trauma of seeing his sister causes Roderick’s heart attack and he dies there on the floor.
Dreams as a Life Sustaining Force in Hugo By Nanda Joylal BA-VII/H-13/2014 Martin Scorsese’ 2011 movie, “Hugo”, traces a young boy’s attempt at deciphering a message he believes is left by his late father and how in the path he encounters a string of people connected by chance. Hugo (Asa Butterfield), left an orphan in an unkind world with only a broken automaton linking him to the past holds on to it with all the tenacity of a desperate child. The uncovering of the automaton’s secret is the dream which propels him forward in his solitary existence without warmth or affection. He works with the singular goal of repairing the machine, and this keeps at bay the fears and insecurities which inevitably take root in a young mind left to fend for
Later on, I would expect that the majority of readers would likely share and gree with this specific opinion. Although, Charles Dickens is one of the best writers of his time, there still exist much to be recollected and changed. To conclude, his writing doesn’t effectively add or recall more to the