“As a young girl it was thrilling to see a pretty woman capable of crafting something horrfying and challenging” Mary says. Mary went into a deep depression after she was widowed at the age of 24 she struggled to support herself and her son. She wrote Frankenstein and the monster represented the suppression of women. The women in the book are represented as the treatment of women in the early 1800s which means they were treated as if they were nothing and like property. The death and suffering of the female characters portrays that in the 1800s it was acceptable because they were treated like property.
This is when we become aware of the narrator of the film, who is Death. It is also when Liesel steals her first book, which will be one of the main themes of the film. I enjoyed the film because I was fascinated with the characters and how they found strength, courage and friendship in difficult circumstances. I also found this film to be very powerful and thought provoking, as it challenged our pre-conceptions of Germany during World War II, Death and on humanity itself. When Liesel reaches Molching, she feels lonely and misses her
he book thief by Markus Zusak tells a story of a German girl that takes places during the Holocaust and the WWII. In the book, the author gives a clear message about the power of words and how it could affect someone 's life. Words are one of the most powerful elements that the humans have. The book thief established the power that words have to destroy, empower and give hope to people through the different actions of the characters. First, the book illustrates in many situations how words have a big capacity to destroy.
Zusak goes on to say what actually happens to Rudy later on, “...i’m certain he would have liked to see the frightening rubble and the swelling of the sky on the night he passed away… He’d have been glad to witness her kissing his dusty, bomb-hit lips.” (Zusak 242). The use of foreshadowing prevents any discrepancies with the outcome of the novel. Zusak intentionally tells the outcome so the style of his writing is exemplified and shown as straight forward, no sugar
But, the girls had gotten to like their nerd tablemate”(Gail Giles, How I Wrote It). Giles got the name “Simon” from the book “Lord of the Flies”, this was one of her most favorite books of all time. It made her think about the ability of power to corrupt. She named named him Simon because she wanted to show honorage to the book. “Simon is beaten to death in a frenzy of group rage in Goldman’s story and my character was going to be beaten to death in much the same way”(Gail Giles, How I Wrote It).
Sylvia Plath “And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” (“The 15 Best Sylvia Plath Quotations” www.matchbookmag.com. Matchbook Magazine, 2011-2016). Sylvia was born in a time where women were limited on the things they could do in their lifetime. Using her own experiences with mental breakdowns and attempted suicide, Sylvia Plath portrayed her struggles in her semi autobiographical novel, The Bell Jar, which was criticized for its graphic and depressing nature yet helped helped others with similar struggles.
The disease redrew her personal sketch, becoming something though physically lacking, yet resilient beyond comparison. By combining rhetorical strategies with rhetorical appeals, Mairs presents herself in a way that invokes an emotional response from the reader. After losing the ability to operate her legs properly, Mairs begins to declare herself a “cripple”. She proclaims this knowing people cringe whenever someone is called a cripple. Mairs herself doesn’t fully comprehend why she decided on this title, but she believes that she wants others to see her as a “tough customer”.
Unfortunately, her malicious words stir up even more trouble than there already is. This is because whoever reads the letter rethinks their situation and eventually that is the only thought on their mind, causing them to act out. Specifically continue with the same behaviour but, exaggerating it. An example of this in the Short Story “The Possibility of evil” is when Miss Strangeworth sent a letter in the past to the parents of a young girl in the town named Linda Stewart about possible nefarious behaviour hidden in the area “Linda Stewart’s parents would never have been aware of possible evil lurking nearby if Miss Strangeworth had not sent them a letter”. Due to this letter Linda Stewart has been crying constantly!
Holocaust Heroes Essay- Anne Frank ‘’ I keep my ideals because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. “ This quote is from an inspiring woman named Anne Frank, a person made famous by her famous writing about the Holocaust. The Holocaust occurred on January 30, 1933, and ended May 8, 1945. It was started by religious tension towards Jews. As a result of the Nazi’s discrimination, millions of people died during this time and were sent to concentration camps.
Adrianna, their mother, was then burnt and their father hanged. So it had to be Gretel’s heart to complete the potion. Then the witch hunters fought the Grand Witch, but Hansel was stabbed excruciatingly and fainted, then Gretel was kidnapped by Muriel, the evil Grand Witch. Hansel woke up and was healed by Mina, but Hansel then realized that she was a witch because his wound healed fast. But Mina corrected him that she was a good, white
Other techniques that were used include hyperboles such as when the unknown hitchhiker also stated “If I opened my mouth it would spill out like a torrent of acid” (Page 24). The story also used the techniques of imagery where the hitchhiker described what their sister looked like “then the memory of Melanie’s grey face with the bruises around her neck and the dried blood in her hair jumped up to haunt me”. (Page 23) The writer, Sherryl Clark also used hook as she kept the reader guessing. Overall the story is very engaging to its readers, especially for those who don’t like long stories. Fresh Bait was one of the best stories that was read out of all of the Top Stories 2.
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.
According to Kamil’s mother, Kamil is an eager reader whose favorite genres of books are history books, action and adventure novels as well as humorous comic books. Kamil also likes to listen to her read biography picture books and Bible. She often reads to Kamil before he goes to sleep, however she does not ask questions about the read passages because Kamil gets very irritated and always tells her that it is not school and he wants to
She decided to start writing about it because she knew she was going to kill herself and she owed it to Jiko to share her great life story, a memoir of someone she greatly saw as someone special to some special stranger. After a while, Nao had asked Jiko how she should start her diary and Jiko told her she should start from the present time and so she did. On two occasions, she speaks on how grateful she is to write to the person reading her diary even if it’s not a real person:”Anyway, I don’t really think you’re God or expect you to grant me wishes or anything. I just appreciate it that I can talk to you and you’re willing to listen. But I better hurry up or I’ll never catch up where I’m supposed to be” (137).
“The Outsiders” is a novel written by S.E. Hinton. Originally Published in 1967, Hinton was only 18 when her novel hit the shelves. Instead of using her real name Susan Eloise Hinton, she used her initial’s so people wouldn’t know she was a girl making the book less desirable. The Outsiders is considered a cult classic and is typically assigned reading across the U.S. She always loved reading but did not like the books they had for young adults so she decided to write some herself.