Stories are a great thing to have in life because, they show the consequences of our actions, they help us see through the eyes of others, and they show us how to be human. Stories show the consequences of our actions. By reading or hearing stories they help you think things through, they show us things so that we don 't repeat them and, they help us respect what other people go through. Stories make you think things through this is shown when Harold thinks,” what is one of them fell by the time someone came? He could be charged with manslaughter”(Valgardson 258).
His intro paragraph tells an interesting story, in a way that readers often forget what type of passage they are reading. Staples uses of phrases such as “my first victim”, “seemed menacingly close” “picked up her pace” and notably “running in earnest” (1-2). By using such a unique story with eye-catching phrases as the introduction of his article, Staples evokes the emotion of fear and unsettledness that soon proceeds to a feeling of relief, yet in a way that 's melancholic.
Persepolis Reflective Statement In the graphic novel Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi incorporates the theme of rebellion throughout the novel. She emphasizes that rebellion is key to her coming of age story and is important to everyone’s coming of age story. The first sign of rebellion is when she wants to be a prophet, women didn’t work, let alone become prophets, she establishes in this moment that she was different from everyone else. Her parents play an important role in her rebellion, they encourage her to rebel, to be “avant garde” (6/1). For example, they buy her nikes, and jean jackets and allow her to reveal hair out of her hijab, they are pleased with Marjane wanting to be modern rather than a fundamentalist woman.Growing up I rebelled, I did so in a positive way I disliked to go outside and play like other kids, I enjoyed going to school and learning unlike the other kids.
The next question I asked was when did she realize that she was different from the majority of the people in her town who were fully white. She explained how she noticed this when she was confused on which bubble to feel out during standardized tests and also when the racial jokes started to be said to her. However, she always knew she was Puerto Rican because her grandmother who is 100% Puerto Rican would always tell her that she has Puerto Rican blood in her and to be “loud and
The Great Gatsby, also inspired my writing because it showed how different people viewed the American dream, and it did not have a set definition. Lastly my grandparents inspired my writing because they moved to America when they were younger. They saw America as a new opportunity to live a successful life, but the term, “American Dream” was only a motivator for an ideal life. About how much time did you spend on this piece? How do you rate the final quality of your writing on a scale of 1-20 (1=low, 20=high) Provide an explanation of your grade below.
Besides, the sharing information between the character and the reader creates the effect to the reader’s perception when they investigate the case with Helen. According to the style, he might want the reader to feel the way he feels, to recognize what he has been through, and to create us the shocking feeling that he eventually does not meet his biological mother as he plans. Furthermore, a hesitation he creates by using dots to make a suspense actually build and intensify our feeling to become a witness of the story, and the doubt of what lies ahead of him makes the story enthralling and
In the novel I’m Not Scared, Niccolo Ammaniti explores betrayal and trust, power and right and wrong through various of techniques to engage the readers. Betrayal and trust is exposed to the readers by Michele’s point of view and this is supported by foreshadowing and conflict. Powerless and powerful of characters in I’m Not Scared is shown with the use of emotive language and violence. Lastly, dramatic language and sentence length is used to show the readers what is wrong and right throughout the novel. Foreshadowing and conflict is incorporated throughout the novel I’m Not Scared exploring Michele’s relationship between family and friends to show trust and betrayal.
This is why they started a rebellion so that they could help people who were opposed to the Empire. They believed they could create a new order that would promote democracy and not tyranny. Leia’s first love Kier feels obligated to become a senator so that he can represent his home planet. All these characters in the book want to be part of something big for the benefit of others. One example that supports the theme is when Leia is on her Day of Demand and states that she’s going to her complete her training so that she can serve Alderaan(her home planet) as the princess.
While storytelling can change and shape a reader’s opinions and perspective, it might also be the closest in helping O’Brien cope with the complexity of war experiences, where the concepts like moral and immorality are being distorted. “How to Tell a True War Story” and “Ambush” are stories that both explore on topics: truth, the real definition of a true war story, and the role of truth. O 'Brien starts off “How to Tell a True War Story” with “This is true.” Starting this story with such a bold sentence not only makes it seem more true, but to some extent, it acts as a comfort statement to the narrator’s own doubts, as if there were unspeakable uncertainties and lies of the narrator. The title of this story also comes into play, with a meta-fictional name “How to Tell a True War Story”, as if it were a guide, a manual, having a true war story tell the readers how to tell a true war story. However ironically, towards the middle of the story, us as
Another exceptional example is the short story “Two Ways To Belong To America”. In the story two sisters, Mira and Bharati, come from India with the same aspirations, to earn degrees in college and return to India to marry an Indian man. Both girls wore saris, while having the same views on politics,social issues, love, and marriage. In short, they were very connected and influenced by their Indian culture. Once the girls arrived in America things did not go quite as planned.