presents various symbols that connect to characters and themes. Similarly, so does the metafiction story of Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried.” Actually, without symbolism in these two stories, the meaning of the story would be lost to the reader. Summary and Symbolism in “A Rose for Emily” In “A Rose for Emily,” the author, Faulkner, describes the life of a women after the death of her family and the abandonment of her friends. The story is about a female named Emily whose father dies of natural causes, and she is left with little money except for her house and an African American manservant. The manservant is a very loyal person who stays by Emily’s side till her own death.
It gives the families am accurate understanding on the condition of their loved ones. In the end no one wants to be the bearer of bad new, not even doctors. They want to be seen as the hero or “cheerleader” that helps to save the day. In a situation where they have not accomplished a goal like they intended to, they will more likely dwell to and delay the information to the families. They want to hope for a last minute “miracle” instead of a sad ending.
Rebecca Lee Crumpler is a woman that history knows little of other than her degree and the little she wrote about herself in the beginning of a book. What makes this woman so important to history, and so important to me, is that Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African-American woman to earn an M.D. degree in the United States, and one of the first African Americans to write a book of medical advice. Crumpler, born in Delaware in 1831, was raised by her aunt in Pennsylvania. Crumpler’s aunt was a woman who spent much of her time caring for sick neighbors and friends.
The goal for a foster kid is most often to reunite with the birthfamily, but can change to adoption if it is in the child’s best interest (www.adopt.org). People should know that these associations are always looking for permanent homes for foster kids. When a child enters foster care, the birthparents’ rights are terminated and the child is free for adoption (www.adopt.org). Children are always up for adoption and there are people who want to help them. The public often misinterprets what foster care really is.
Living in a world with complete fairness among people sounds perfect, but not when everyone in your society is forced to be completely the same. In the story Anthem, Equality is a character that is different from the others in his society of forced sameness. Equality longs to learn and expand his knowledge, however, there are rules that halt Equality from following his own will, but also push him to learn more. No one is allowed to read, write, experiment, or explore. These rules allow the community to be easily controlled, and forces them to stay similar to one another.
Isabel is gullible. The first example shown is at the start of the story where slave sisters Isabel and Ruth are at the funeral of their former master, Miss Mary Finch. Miss Finch was good to the girls, she treated them well, was kind and caring, and most important of all taught them how to read and write, which slave were not allowed to learn how to do. Her will stated that when she died the girls would be free without an owner. In this scene they are asking the Pastor where they would be able to find a place to sleep.
utopia, in order to open readers’ minds to the fact that communism will ruin a society. A good way to think about communism is seeing it as one person unable to have an opportunity to be more or less successful than another because everyone has to be the same. Due to this mindset, the theme individualism was mostly only shown through the main character Equality.. While everyone else was okay with being ordinary and common, Equality became more of an individual each day. For instance, no citizen was allowed to wish for a specific job, yet Equality pictured his life with a job as the House of the Scholars (Rand 24).
No one is allowed to be different, and everyone is supposed to be the same, which is expected to make the society equal. Despite government regulations, Equality’s individuality and intelligent characteristics combined lead him to rediscover the lightbulb. Equality’s intelligence is first step to rediscovering the lightbulb. Equality is intelligent, and his teachers dislike him for being intelligent. Equality said “The learning was too easy… The teachers frowned when they looked upon us” (Rand 21).
The Perfect Place The society Lowry depicts in The Giver is a utopian society; a perfect world as envisioned by its creators. It has removed fear, pain, famine, illness, conflict, and hatred, all things that most of people would like to eliminate in today’s society. In this utopian community, major problems are rare, only minor problems such as scraping your knee would happen. Even when this would happen there would be medications sent to them. In Lois Lowry’s award-winning novel, The Giver, Jonas’s society is considered to be utopian because the society has an overall sense of sameness, organization, and minimal problems.
Open Adoptions Requiring open adoption records benefits and positively impacts the birth parents, adoptive parents, and the children. Open adoption records will help the children by giving them a choice on whether to know their parents, as opposed to closed adoptions when the children could never know who or what their parents are like. Considering the birth parents have the right to tell their children or child why they had to give up a part of them, as for closed adoptions the birth parents will not be able to tell their children or child why they had to give them up. In addition, the health records would be a big factor to open adoptions with the result that the birth family could have different diseases, with references to closed adoptions they would not know about any diseases in the family. Open adoptions benefits and positively impacts everyone at hand.
Mary Chesnut an author and a civil war diarist visited the hospital very frenquently. She wrote “Our Florence Nightingale is Sally Tompkins.” Sally Tompkins was a local hero in Richmond, she kept her hospital open two months after them war. Once the hospital was closed, Sally visited her family members around Virginia. She volunteered to be a Sunday school teacher at the St. James Episcopal Church, she was an active member there for a chunk of her life. Sally died in July 26, 1961 of natural causes, she died in the Confederate Woman’s Home in Richmond and she was burried with military honors.
Crundwell proposed that she would give all the documents needed to Clifton Gunderson LLP, and all they had to do was sign off on them. The accountant from LLP, Megan Shank, agreed. In regards to the RSCDA account, no officials investigated the bank account. To open a bank account, there needed to be multiple approval signatures, and a reason explaining the need for the account. In the world of banking, it is simple to understand the occurrences and patterns of an account’s withdrawal and deposit activities.
The Council believes the fallacies it espouses, making it easy for Equality to escape. They believe that no one would ever defy a direct order from them, so they never accounted for the possibility. Another flaw of the collectivist fallacies lies in its inability to match the technological development of Equality. The Council rejects the lightbulb because it “would wreck the Plans of the World Council … and without the Plans of the World Council the sun cannot rise” (74), and by the end of the novel, Equality’s scientific skill advances enough to construct an electric fence around his home in the woods. As Equality says, “[the Council] has nothing to fight me with, save the brute forces of their numbers.
After he died, Mary constantly read books about grief from authors like C.S Lewis, Joan Didion, and H. Norman Wright. Reading those books finally made her realize she wasn’t alone. According to the Heroic Imagination Project, one of the main characteristics of a hero is wanting to help people in need (Cherry, “The Psychology of Heroism”). That’s exactly why Mary wrote the book; she wanted to show broken people they weren’t alone.