The novel “Inside Out and Back Again” describes the life of a family of refugees searching to find home. It describes the highs and the lows of day-to-day life for the family, perfectly describing the universal refugee experience. The universal refugee experience is an umbrella term used to describe the myriad of trials and tribulations refugees endure as they move to a foreign place. These are experiences that all or most refugees typically go through in their process of finding a new home. Ha’s journey is a perfect example of the universal refugee experience.
This quite shows the struggle that Luma had to go through as leaving her family and dealing with the devastated and angered family members. She was also cut-off from family funds so she was living all on her own in a new country of opportunity. When she saw a group of
Refugees all over the world flee their home and have experienced the Universal Refugee Experience, which is a refugee’s expedition through deprivations. When refugees do leave home very salient possessions can be abandoned and their safety is at risk when refugees find a new home, they face adapting to many different things, different people with different attitudes can be met and family members can be departed from each other. Refugees feel miserable when they are turned “inside out” and are lighthearted when they are “back
Ethan met Zeena when he was caring for his mother that died from…. Ethan claims that she filled the emptiness within him that he longed for. Ethan decisions in taking Zenobia as his wife is his fateful choice that traps in the village of Starkfield. Zeena takes many things from Ethan 's life that causes him to be unsatisfied and unsuccessful in life. “Twice or thrice before she had suddenly packed Ethan’s valise and started off to Bettsbridge, or even Springfield, to seek the advice of some new doctor, and her husband had grown to dread these expeditions because of their cost” (pg.
It is important to state that losing a loved one, especially the person you share your life with, is a much dramatic if not traumatic event. From the beginning of the story, it is stated that Kathleen lost her husband during war, so right off the bat she encounters a situation that would engage her mental state. Additionally, we get to know that she decided to escape London because of the war. This adds up to her mental state, since due to constant violence and a
In the article “Refugees: Who, Where, Why” by Catherine Gervert, she states that “Refugees are people who are forced to flee their homeland because they are afraid to stay”. Ha’s family had to leave behind their friends so they are alone in America. Ha, alike many other refugees, has to experience the loss of friends and loneliness. Refugees, just like Ha in Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai, have to go through loneliness before they can stand up for themselves again. Refugees from around the world are lonely because they are not accepted by their community.
O’Conner’s family was one of the first to live in her hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia she also attended parochial school. As you can see her stories are surrounded by her belief. In today’s world societal morals and values have drastically crumbled making the world an unacceptable place. Flannery O’Conner’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find” moves from a family comedy into a brutal revelation while on a family vacation. While on the way to find the homestead where grandmother grew up, she puts them down the wrong path right into a murderer’s escape route.
People don’t realize the things people do in war, until it actually happens. Throughout the novella “Death of a Confederate Colonel” by Pat Carr, she demonstrates how war can affect people’s lives for the worse. Saranell, Renny, and her mother Geneva leave their hometown to try and survive the civil war while her father is away, but the only parent Saranell gets is her servant, Renny. Saranell, Renny, and Geneva they becomes experienced with these situations war-torn situations. War brings out the worst in people.
In The Immigrant, directed by James Gray, a Polish woman flees the war with her sister to find a better life in America. This film depicts the trials that an immigrant would go through in the early half of the 20th century. Arriving with no one to care for you and having little to no money. Ewa (Marion Cotillard) and her sister are met with adversity when her sister is detained for traveling with tuberculosis and Ewa can 't afford the price to pay for her sister 's care. Ewa, living in less than desirable conditions, must use her body to provide for the most important person in her life.
Today we are comparing and contrasting two different stories but yet almost alike. The first story is about the great Pilgrims and how they had to flee their country because of religion problems .The other story is about Skookrullah Alizadah and how her and her family had to flee their country also. They sound the same but there story are very different from each other. The reason they had to flee their country and how the traveled to their other home and how they had to survive with a little bit of food and shelter to live. Pilgrims and Skookrullah Alizadah are very alike on how they both had to flee their country because of problems they had back at home for example religion problems and just how the pilgrims and Shukrullah and her family just wanted to start a new life.
The universal refugee experience consists of “fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion” (Gevert 9). Throughout a refugee 's life they will go through ups and downs, or inside out and back again. The universal refugee experience isn’t something people dream of having but it happens to people everyday all over the world. In the book, Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai, the author focuses on the events that happen to Ha and her family. These events are the same experiences that every refugee goes