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Tuberculosis In Evvy's 'Breathing Room'

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The two resources share the same conflict of tuberculosis, but the way the authors portray them is completely different. In the “Breathing Room”, Evvy was diagnosed with tuberculosis. She experienced many effects such as bad fevers, terrible night sweats, bad coughs that contained blood, and weight loss. “ My lungs kept playing tug-of-war with the walls of my chest.” “But the coughing got worse. Stars swirled in front of my eyes. I swung my hands up and grabbed at nurse marshall. I wanted to scream but i had no voice. ” Even though the book was fiction, it gave the reader information about the disease throughout realistic situations. The book was also presented as first person, so it was given from evvy’s point of view, which changes the
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