It moves the reader’s inner conscience as the novel revolves through wars, struggle between the family members and starvation. The story starts with Mariam Jo’s introduction as a five year old girl, who eagerly waits for her father, Jalil Khan, who visits her only on every Thursday. Her only companion was her mother Nana, who was molested in the hands of Jalil Khan and decided to lead a secluded life away from the prying eyes. Nana hates her distressful life and shows her agony by calling Mariam as harami, though the girl doesn’t understand the meaning of it. Even though she wasn’t the legitimate heir as her nine siblings, Jalil was a true hero in her eyes as she was always happy with him.
She doesn’t know how to see the harm in what she does, and in the book it said, “Tom was a dead man the minute Mayella Ewell opened her mouth and screamed,” (page 323). Mayella destroyed one of the only things she cared about, and that’s because she didn’t learn the value of the truth. Mayella Ewell’s life is made up of many lousy things which all come together and shape her as the erroneous girl that she is. She is uneducated, has no values, and because of this, doesn’t deserve to be treated with equality. All of these things are part of the themes that make up the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, and
The Fault in Our Stars is a beautiful novel written by John Green. This story takes place in Amsterdam and Indianapolis, where it 's based mainly on two characters, Hazel, and Augustus. Hazel is facing stage four Thyroid cancer, and Augustus suffers from osteosarcoma, another form of cancer. Hazel is a very heartwarming character who never gives up no matter what, but like most teenagers, she dislikes doing what her parents believe is good for her. Her parents tried convincing her to attend a support group, but she just didn 't buy it until one day her mom forces her to go.
Therefor, the Taliban thinks that if the girl go to school, God will get angry at them, thinking that the Holy Quran mention that women must stay at home. Nevertheless, people should realize the fact that the Holy book did not prevent women from getting an education or stop them from going to school, but the terrorist misusing the name of Islam for their own benefits. "They thought that the bullets would silence us, but they failed," Malala said in a speech at the United Nations on her 16th birthday. The terrorist thought that if they close the schools, they will silence the girls from seeking for their right, but they were wrong. Moreover, Malala Yousafzai is an inspiring icon because she let the whole world listing of her
Through Hazel’s depression, Gus’s influence, and her realization on the importance of life, John Green’s The Fault in our Stars, shows that one should embrace the life you want, not dwell on the one you have right now. Hazel hated her life and suffered that every day because all she did was watch America’s next top model and read an Imperial Affliction over and over again. When her mom made her go to support group she recorded every episode she would miss while she wa there. She only stopped when she met Augustus.
(page 122) Only then it is realized the full extent of how much she had bottled up the hurt she gained from her family, and how strong she was to withstand this feeling of worthlessness. Because Adeline is considered to be at the bottom of the household hierarchy, she is constantly forced to be in the
In this prose-poem we see that the daughter does not have a say in all of this but despite of all of her mother’s strict instructions, she starts on developing a voice and speak up to defend herself: “but I don't sing benna on Sundays at all and never in Sunday school” (Kincaid 1). This line was said after her mother repeated to not sing benna on Sundays or Sunday school. So, we can see that before she didn't have the courage to speak up to her mother and defend herself but after her mother repeated it, she finally defended herself. Also, at the end of the prose-poem, she spoke back again when her mother told her to always squeeze the bread before buying it: “but what if the baker won’t let me feel the bread?” (Kincaid 1).
Alexandra Miles is not you average high school senior at Spencer High School. Alexandra is an expert at manipulating her peers in order to take what she wants, and this year it’s to be crowned Homecoming Queen. Throughout her life she competed in beauty pageants, and has never lost one. Though this year she is struggling to keep her head above water because of her father’s death and her mother’s lack of attention. This doesn’t make Alexandra soft, if anything, it makes her stronger.
In the movie, when Joan Clarke appeared for the job test, she was repeatedly asked to leave the test room as the test attended was thinking that she does not belong or a good fit for the Job. However, she finishes the test even before the allocated time and received the Alan Turing’s appreciation. It was repeatedly mentioned in the movie that the prime responsibility of women is to marry a husband and run family affairs therefore, Joan Clarke was asked by her family to return home and start her own family. Even when she was selected for this high profile job, her parents weren’t allowing her to leave her house and join Bletchley Park. This depicts the gender discrimination of society at that time, who considered women unparallel to men in every field.
In this novel, Marjane will unrestrainedly do whatever her parents are doing or did even though they command her not to. For example, when Marjane asked if she can go to the demonstration with her parents, she was refused. Then Marjane decided to go with her maid Mehri and said, “Tomorrow we are going to demonstrate” (Satrapi 38). Of course Marjane secretly went to the demonstration with her maid even though it is really perilous and perhaps she’ll witness things that will change her thoughts towards things. When Marjane was an adolescent, she will do these sort of things because she do not want people to treat herself like a kid.
Joel, the love of Hannah’s life found interest in another girl at school. Because they are not talking anymore, Hannah decides to stop coming to school for a few weeks. Knowing that he was the only person she cared for, he left her questionable and weak. The break up between them to brought Hannah to a very dark place. At this very moment Hannah felt that everyone was against her.
“Since You’ve Been Gone” by Morgan Matson, is a story about best friends Emily and Sloane who live in the small town of Stanwich, Connecticut. Emily can’t wait to spend summer with her best friend, but there is one thing missing, and it's Sloane. Sloane is gone without notice, only leaving Emily with a summer bucket list with a note saying, “ When you finish this list, find me and tell me all about about it”. In hopes to find Sloane, Emily starts to plan as to how she will complete the list. Emily is 16 years old she loves running, country music,and Diet Coke.