Legend, by Marie Lu, is a book about a Day, the most wanted criminal in the area and June, the greatest spy prodigy at just 15 years old. Throughout the book, these two face adversity and the struggle for the two are quite stress-bearing. When a major incident occurs, all the fingers point to Day for the cause of the incident. Day faces a tough uphill battle to claim innocence while June hunts him down. The two don’t even realize what they had gotten themselves into with a few key decisions that play a tremendous role in the following events each respectable being had made.
Lucy Flucker Knox….. By Annika Heieie Lucy Flucker Knox helped with her own time and resources when ever possible. "I hope you will consider yourself as commander in chief of your own house,but be convinced, that there is such a thing as equal command.” By Lucy Flucker Knox. This quote means that everyone has an equal say.
1. Sense of Identity A."Edna began to feel uneasy. She was seized with a vague dread. Her own like experiences seemed far away, unreal, and only half remembered. She recalled faintly an ecstasy of pain, the heavy odor of chloroform, a stupor which had deadened sensation, and an awakening to find a little new life to which she had given being, added to the great unnumbered multitude of souls that come and go.
As a Gothic and villain character, Heathcliff continues his way in destroying people who he does not care and deserve his wrath. Isabella Linton, one of Heathcliff’s victims, falls in love with Heathcliff and decides to get married without her brother, Linton, acceptance. After their marriage, Heathcliff is abused Isabella roughly which causes her to be forced to leave him. He has no remorse or feels pity toward Isabella who escapes from his cruel treatment to protect herself and her pregnancy. She confesses in her letters to Ellen that Heathcliff has inhumane nature, and he mistreats her so badly.
When reading this passage I had to look up the word, "Lethal" which means "sufficient to cause death", I also had to look up the word "uttering" that means " make a sound with ones voice". This quote makes me feel very sad and mad because she is trying to help the Jews by warning them and they are beating her and gagging her, That makes me disgusted. I think people didn't believe her because it was pitch black at the time and no one saw anything while she was screaming fire, fire. That is a warning for the Jews to save themselves and try to escape while they can. It is very obvious that the people were scared because they kept telling them to "make her shut up".
In Legend by Marie Lu flashbacks to add insight on Day. At this point in the story Day is going to bed, a few days before he is supposed to be killed. He is dreaming about events that have happened to him in the past. In one of his dreams he recalls the events when he hit a policeman on accident with a ball. Police man over reacted and beat him brutally.
Pride is deadly. “For a long time, it seemed forever, I lay there crying, sheltering my fallen scarlet ibis from the heresy of rain.” (Hurst). Once pride clouded his conscious he abandoned Doodle for dead. He understand, when Doodle died that when one has pride, it will take revenge on you.
At the outbreak of World War I, Lucy Paignton-Fox enlists in the Australian Army Nursing Service and leaves her family’s cattle station in the Northern Territory to join the war effort. During the Gallipoli campaign she serves in hospitals in Egypt, but when the Anzacs are posted to France she moves with them. A talented and spirited nurse, with dreams of one day becoming a doctor, Lucy finds more opportunities than she ever imagined: working alongside doctors and surgeons, sharing the soldiers’ dangers, helping them through their pain, and making lifelong friends. But with war comes suffering.
In the novel “Hate List”, Valerie Leftman is to return to school five months after her boyfriend, Nick shot several fellow classmates in the school cafeteria. Most of the people shot were on a list Valerie and Nick made and called the hate list. A majority of the school community believes that Valerie was aware of Nick’s plan to kill the kids (she wasn’t aware) despite the fact that Valerie saved someone’s life and got shot in the process. In “Hate List”, Valerie and everyone around her must pick up the broken pieces of fear and sadness after the tragedy. This creates a story that is both universal and so unique that it will leave the reader changed on a fundamental level.
“ Do you have those papers done that you were suppose to work on for our project”? I asked Gina, She looked at me and said “ no I had to go shopping, get my hair done, and I did not feel good”. I was talking to her and all she wanted to do was talk about herself. By ignoring me and only talking about herself Gina and not caring about anything but herself Gina was being self centered.
Bethany Hamilton is a professional surfer and sponsored by Rip Curl. She grew up in the tropical Hawaiian Islands and learned to surf at the age of five. Within the first portion of the book Bethany Hamilton the main character explains her life and how she was born in Hawaii. Bethany also talks about how she is homeschooled so she can spent the majority of her day in the water. Bethany explained her love for surfing.
Sadie Kane: Princess I think Sadie's name doesn't quite fit her, since she is independent, sarcastic, strong-minded, stubborn, rebellious, and often surprises people with her comebacks and insults. As shown in the book, Sadie isn't afraid to break the rules and is constantly teasing her brother about everything. Such as, Carter's love life, his clothes and his hair. She often chews gum, dyes bright and bold streaks in her blond hair.
In this novel, Rosie Dunne is obviously and absolutely my favorite and the most interesting character as she has to go through and face many kind of problems at a very young age. She is not just a fun and vibrant person, she is also a strong person because she has to give up her dreams and struggle in balancing her life after finding herself pregnant at the age of 18. I also really love the way how she writes a letter to Alex, that quote as follows: “Life is funny isn't it? Just when you think you've got it all figured out, just when you finally begin to plan something, get excited about it and feel like you know what direction you’re heading in, the paths change, the signs change, the wind blows the other way, north is
Lakshmi shows great perseverance and determination throughout the book, one of the first times she showed her will power was in the happiness house. When Lakshmi was put in a room with a man; he tried to have sex with her. She ran out of the back room to get away. Mumtaz would beat her and wouldn 't feed her in an effort to force her to give in; yet, Lakshmi still refused to have sex with the men, so Mumtaz drugged her. She knew that this was the only way that Lakshmi was going to give in.
Helen Keller, a blind, deaf, and mute woman, once said, “We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” This quote means that everything is possible if we work hard and never give up. Helen Keller’s idea is reflected in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson and can also be tied into the lives of every human being, including mine. Helen Keller’s idea that anything could be achieved by persisting is shown in The Miracle Worker by William Gibson.