Grieving is a common and unhappy process that many people go through in their lifetime. Through the grieving process, people often come to conclusions about their life. In Please Ignore Vera Dietz, Vera loses her best friend Charlie and tries to stray away from her parent’s examples, only to find out that she will have to come to terms with the loss of her best friend. In We Were Liars, Cadence gets sick in a tragic accident that causes her to wonder about her family and find out the truth. In both, Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King, and We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, we learn that when people grieve it causes more loss and unlawful actions.
The first victim of the family was the mother Mrs. Mattie Davis. Next was the daughter who went to Jane for help after losing her mother. Jane may have given her an injection that made her sleep forever with her mother. Later on, Captain Alden Davis, passed away supposedly by a "massive stroke" but he indeed was also getting help by Jane. That left the last married daughter of the family, Mary Gibbs.
Danielle Ofri Ambivalent An article written by Danielle Ofri in 2005 titled “Living Will when she narrates us a story about one of her patient who had health problem and a lot of family issues. This patient was hateful to life, suicidal, and he had no reason to live because he have no one from his family to take care of him or ask about him. He tried to kill himself few times, also he asked his doctor to let him die. Suddenly, all of that have changed and the patient wanted to live. So, Ofri was ambivalent because she did not knew what to do help him to stay alive or let him die.
Girl, Interrupted, written by Susanna Kaysen in 1967, is a thought provoking memoir following her and fellow parents’ tragic and twisted experiences in McLean Mental Hospital. As a young adult Susanna Kaysen tried to commit suicide by swallowing a bottle of pills and following it with a bottle of alcohol. Her parents were very worried about her and suggested her to go to a doctor that her dad once knew. Kaysen visited the doctor who, after talking to her for a while, requested that she be sent to one of the best mental hospitals in her area. She had been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.
My current favorite book is Faking Normal by Courtney Stevens. I personally love it because I can relate to her life struggles personally, and have been in her shoes more than once. I have read the book in one day, six hours to be exact. It is honestly the greatest book I have ever read, and would recommend it to anyone. Though there is some touchy subjects and moments in the book, I would still recommend it.
55 years later, the death of one of the most famous American icons, Marilyn Monroe, is still a conspiracy. Marilyn Monroe (birth name Norma Jeane Mortenson) was born on the 1st of June, 1926 at the Los Angeles County Hospital. Marilyn never knew her father’s identity. Marilyn was placed in the care of a foster family, The Bolenders, as her mother Gladys Pearl Baker was mentally and financially unable to care for her. Marilyn was taken back into Gladys’ care when she was 7 years old as she eventually was able to stabilise her lifestyle.
Besides this book, I also did some research on the background of the author and illustrator. Then I found some interesting things, Greenfield and Gilchrist, which is the author and illustrator, they cooperate several times. I think they appreciate the talent of each other, so they have the privity to creation together. In the book, strong expressive human face, the expression of movement, and the shadow give reader an deep imagination, those picture make a wonderful combination with the poem. All in all, this book give reader a positive and aspirant influence, this book is inspirational!
Lady Macbeth shows signs of being not in touch with reality as she refers to the men she just kills as “sleeping and dead are but as pictures’’(mac.2,50-51). All her symptoms point to post traumatic stress disorder as the mental illness she suffers with. Professor William Copeland and duke university stated “Post-traumatic stress disorder is connected to a traumatic event or a series of tragic events in a person’s life” This implies a connection of post-traumatic stress disorder and lady Macbeth. During the end of the play lady Macbeth was under care from a doctor. The doctor told lady Macbeth “therein the patient must minister to herself” (mac.5,54-64).
In the book, The Murmurings, Sophie 's older sister Nell commits suicide because she heard voices that no one else could hear. But Sophie does not believe that her sister could do that to herself. So, she comes to the conclusion that Nell 's doctor is keeping secrets about her sister 's mental health, and wants to get to the bottom of it. Along the way gaining a new friend/love interest who has dealt with a situation similar to Sophie 's. After her sister 's death, Sophie 's mother gets hit hard by depression and begins drinking.
Linda’s daughter and Steve’s sister recently passed away by an overdose on prescription drugs, but they still continue to abuse the prescriptions. Mitchell and Courtney have come home numerous times to find Linda incapacitated in her chair while drooling and speaking of things that do not exist nor make sense. Courtney has explained her experiences about Linda trapping her when nobody is in the room and constantly degrading her, Courtney says that she feels as if she is walking on eggshells. Courtney explains that Linda comes into her room and
Fresh Bait was one of the best stories that was read out of all of the Top Stories 2. Fresh Bait was enticing to read and I would recommend reading the story. It’s simple to read but continues to make the story interesting for everyone to read. Throughout the story the reader was kept in suspense and keeps the reader