(AGG) Losing a family member is a very tragic experience that will happen to everyone at some point, but what if you lost them all at one time? (BS-1) Najmah’s loss has lead her to go through many changes. (BS-2) Najmah has to flee to a refugee camp because it is not safe to stay in Kunduz alone, and that affects her in a variety of ways. (BS-3) At the end of the book, Najmah makes a very big decision to go home, which is influenced by the loss of her family. (TS) In Under the Persimmon Tree, one major message is that people are shaped by those who they lose in their lives.
Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “The courage that my mother had” is a story about a child dealing with a mother’s death which can be seen when deciphering each line. The first stanza explains that the mother has passed away, and the second stanza tell the reader that the mother did not leave the correct gift to the speaker. The third and final stanza is when the speaker expresses their anger and explains why the speaker is so upset with the mother. When “The courage that my mother had” is first read, it seems like the speaker is angry and upset with the mother for not leaving the correct gift, her courage, but the speaker is upset that he or she does not have their mother to depend on anymore. The first stanza begins with, “The courage that my mother
This affects her because the Taiping have left all of the surviving citizens traumatised. They have lost their loved ones and are now being separated from their families. Su-Yin’s response to the Taiping Rebellion changed her personality as she had to become stronger to survive the dreaded incursion. This greatly affected Su-Yin because she could see the once, festive community of Nanjing, slowly
This quote can connect to the theme because tragedy occurred and Loung was not prepared. She felt that she did not have enough time spent with her sister Keav and felt devastated when Keav was killed. The death of Pa has had a large effect on Loung and her family. They miss him greatly and have deep depression after his death. Loung whispers, “’I miss you so much, Pa.’ ‘It is so hard to live without you.
In both an essay, and a letter to his daughter, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, he talks of the mental breakdown that he had. The Crack Up is the essay where he exclusively explains what happend and why he had his mental breakdown. The letter to his daughter, Scottie, which has been titled as Dearest Scottie, he talks to her about how he does not want her to end up like him and his wife. In both, he speaks of how him having a mental breakdown affected his career, and how that played a role in halting him in achieving his goals. In The Crack Up, Fitzgerald explains what caused him to have a mental breakdown, and how he was dealing with it.
So I sat beside her then started making a conversation with her. At that moment, I noticed that she had something hidden in her heart like a secret or something that made her uncomfortable. When I asked her why she looked sad all the time? She told me that she had an alcoholic father. She mentioned that her father was treating them badly, and torturing her mother and her sister.
Williams’ definition of a crisis apparition, “appears to a witness at a time when the person whose apparition is seen experiencing a state of crisis” (Williams 2), provides context to the theory that The Governess saw Peter Quint because of high levels of anxiety that she didn’t know how to control. Williams quotes from The Gift, a book written by Dr. Sally Rhine Feather and Michael Schmicker, and tells the story of a woman had undergone the hardship of moving halfway across the country with her daughter and leaving her father behind when he was extremely ill. The Governess was experiencing a similar stress level as the woman in the article. The Governess had received “disturbing letters from home, where things were not going well” (James 33). The mood in this
Abigail had to deal with suffering at a young age, when her parents were brutally murdered in front of her by Native Americans. The death of parents is stressful, more so when you are such a tender age. What happened to Abigail was so stressful that she had a mental breakdown. Abigail developed a sociopathic disorder, from not being able to handle the amount of suffer and stress she had. This suffering caused Abigail to make horrible decisions, she had a relationship with a married man and accused people of being witches.
There are many causes for depression. Some causes are death or a loss of someone close to a person can cause serious grief or sadness. A band named Daughter wrote “Youth” which is a song about getting hurt by or losing someone or something that she had loved in her past. People she has loved often leave which hurts her because she loved them. In the book, Catcher in the Rye, Holden is in the same situation as the writer of the song and people he is often close with leave him.
Sudden and tragic death is a reality for many individuals, so I hope to remove my current mindset as I continue to consider my own death. On the other hand, my mom teared up as we spoke about this topic. This experience made me realize how much of a profound impact my death would leave on the lives of my loved ones. This is strangely
The depression may stem from a sense of grief around the loss of her mother. Her recurrent thoughts of the loss of her mother seems to have a major impact in her life. The lack of contact with her father since her mother passed away may compound this, as she lacks another parental figure for support. Whilst the loss of her mother is clearly a significant factor in Aneeka’s depression, reactive depression was considered an appropriate diagnosis. Reactive depression is a state of depression that individuals experience in response to a major stressor, for instance for Aneeka the passing of her mother (DSM-V, 2013).
But with her mother dead and her father bitter, those feelings are foreign to Lily. Especially since she is trapped, tormenting herself over the fact that she was the one to shoot her mother. Despite it being a terrible accident. Sue Monk Kidd expresses to the readers how much death can trap someone in their own mind through Lily. You can see the full extent of her suffering when she sobbed the truth to August “It was my fault she died.
(BS-3) Nur visits Najmah as a war torn PTSD victim with painful memories. (BS-2) Nusrat struggles with the loss of her husband Faiz, in which PTSD changes her attitude and personality. (BS-1) Najmah struggles to find hope in the little family she has left, given that she too is a PTSD victim after watching her mother and brothers death. (R) Each character’s personal struggles in Under the Persimmon Tree, connects to real world issues with PTSD as if any one of any age and race is at