In the book Twisted by Laurie Halse Anderson, the main character in the book is Tyler Miller. The other main characters are Hannah which is his sister, Bethany Milbury, Yoda, and chip. One of the worse decisions he made is painting the school because that gave him a bad reputation. The other bad decision he made was when he didn 't do what Bethany wanted him to do so that was a bad decision because she made a whole lot of drama about it, and made him feel bad and was very rude about everything. He should have just did it and it wouldn 't have been his fault he may have felt bad but he wouldn 't have gotten the cops called because she gets passed around a lot so its not his fault at all I honestly think that everything that happened was all
In the book Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper, the main character, Melody Brooks, is affected in a major way by the change in setting. Melody has lived her whole life in a wheelchair, unable to do anything but shriek and move her thumbs. She has a photographic memory and knows more than anyone, but nobody knows that but her. Her Special-Ed classroom is being combined with normal classes, with normal students. She has to make a major adjustment to able to fit in and prove how smart she is to the other students and the teachers.
In the game of life, sometimes people are dealt a deck of cards that start off great but end up awful. Before anyone realizes it the first part of their life is over. Then there comes a choice “what next?” “Lou Holtz once said, ‘How you response to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.’” In the book Bleachers, the main character Neely Crenshaw is dealt a deck of cards much like that. After Neely takes one hit after another, he does not know what to do until he finds himself back in his hometown for his old coach’s funeral.
Throughout the book of Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer Miranda, the protagonist, is a complex and dynamic character.
Do you believe women can do things just as easily as men can? In the novel, The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, Charlotte Doyle becomes part of the crew on the ship, the Seahawk. For starters, Charlotte is very brave, she climbed the Royal Yard just to become part of the crew. She is also tough, her knife throwing skills are incredible! Additionally, Charlotte is a hard worker. She works her full hours and helped the ship survive the hurricane. Charlotte Doyle has the skills needed to become part of the crew.
The main character of the book Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, Melinda, has a traumatic past. As a result, she is now suffering from the mental disorder depression. She has most of the major symptoms, three of which are self esteem issues or dysmorphia, withdrawal from friends and family, and lack of motivation or enthusiasm. These are all normal emotions that everyone experiences sometimes. But when a person feels like this every single day, there are bigger problems.
In life, people usually expect happy endings for many different things. For instance, if someone watches a movie they want the main character to have a happy ending. This applies to many stories in literature as well because readers also want the character to have a happy ending. In Louisa May Alcott’s book Behind a Mask; or, a Woman’s Power, the character Jean Muir has a very interesting ending when she marries Sir John. The ending is happy for Jean and Sir John is the man she needs, but she doesn’t abandon her feminist independence by marrying him.
Exhibited across all three works of literature, children’s identities are often shaped based off of their parents’ level of care and commitment, and the community that surrounds them—whether it be good or
Through these relationships, Hosseini elaborates on the beautiful and profound influence mothers have. This includes Mariam’s mark of love on Aziza and Laila as a person. Aziza becomes an independent young woman, holding Mariam’s doll close, while Laila alters the orphanage into a new, flourishing environment, reserving Mariam in her thoughts. All of these relationships progress through each other, portraying how significant and influential mothers can be. We will only notice the prospering children and their mothers, as we walk through the park, exclusively recognizing the attractive children; yet, we should notice and recall the power of the affection these mothers provide for their children to even be prosperous. Throughout our individual adolescence, we strive to find acceptance from those around us (even strangers). However, we fail to acknowledge the acceptance we already have in our own home, as our mothers accept all of our flaws and ensuring our full potential. It is true that home is sweet— but even so, for our homes to be sweet maternal endearment needs to be alive and well within
For many people, the childhood house they grew up in has countless memories, both good and bad. However, the concept of home is not confined to a single house or location-- instead, home is mostly made by the people in it. Although this can sometimes be forgotten, the home matters far more than the house. The experiences someone goes through in their home serve as lessons that over time begin to shape their view of the world and themselves. In Jeannette Walls’ The Glass Castle, the children of a lazy mother and a lying alcoholic are forced to fend for themselves and ultimately use their ambition and determination to succeed in New York City on their own. Similarly, in Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, a Native
In the book The “Westing Game” by Ellen Raskin. A guy named Samuel Westing died and, the heirs are paired. They are trying to figure out who murdered him.
In order to absolutely understand a character, one must spend an arduous amount of time studying it, as there is always more than what meets the eye. Humans are the same quantity of transparent as they are complex, which makes a character with an intricate backstory and personality much more alluring than one that complies to stereotypes. The novel “Dead Ends” by Erin Lange delves into the lives of Billy D, a tough yet tender freshmen with down's syndrome, and Dane Washington, the kind hearted resident bully. This extraordinary novel finds the way to blend humor, friendship and pain, blurring the lines in what the audience believes is someone “bad” and someone “good”. The type of characters our society has learned to hate are the ones to love
A conscience is known as an inner feeling or voice that acts as a guideline for the morality of one’s behaviour. In Lorna Dueck’s “Why conscience (or lack of it) is in the news”, she portrays the purpose of a conscience in an individual’s decisions and actions. Dueck questions individual’s conduct then provides solutions to achieve a better world. She includes other sources to strengthen her argument on how one’s conscience reflects their behaviour. As well, Dueck uses a logical perspective to convince the audience the importance of a morally shaped conscience. Ultimately, in Lorna Dueck’s “Why conscience (or lack of it) is in the news”, she emphasizes the importance for a properly informed conscience , through using rhetorical questions, allusions
In the book “Bared to You” by Sylvia Day The main character has to deal with both internal and external conflicts that deal with herself and others. Eva is the main female protagonist and she has decisions to make about Gideon the male protagonist in the novel.
The important crux of the novel is Catherine’s eclaircissement, not only to her own naïvety, but to the oppression under which Eleanor lives, as fantasy, gives way to cruelty, as Eleanor states; ‘After courting you from the protection of real friends to this – almost double distance from your home, to have you driven out of the house, without the considerations even of decent civility…..’ (Austen, 2008).