From the beginning of Malcolm X’s life he saw the injustices in the country of America, he was only a kid innocent to the world around him. His father was supposedly killed in a car accident, but Malcolm and his family believe that he was murdered by the Black Legion, which was a group of white racist. Even worse the officials claimed that his father had committed suicide, which prevented his family from inheriting the life insurance money. Furthermore, in the midst of all this happening to young Malcolm his mother began to go crazy and as a consequence, she got sent to a mental hospital.
One could almost visualize a powerful, mysterious smirk appear on Mother Nature's face as she turns away. The novel The Hot Zone, is currently my favorite read. The powerful and provoking writing style of Richard Preston makes me want to dive other works by him. The fact that he can make a non fictional informative story so intriguing and addicting is a large feat.
The death of a loved one or a family member can be very traumatic for a family. More often than not, the family of the loved one who passed is left distraught, confused as to why this happened. This confusion, like the confusion Mattie Ross goes through in True Grit by Charles Portis when her father is murdered, leads to revenge and violence. This revenge and violence, even though it is bad, is seen as valid by the person avenging the death of their loved one. It’s seen as giving an eye for an eye.
Uwen Akpan chooses Monique as a narrator to show the loss of innocence caused by the traumatic effects of war. By telling a story through a child’s lens, Akpan allows his readers to experience the cruelty a child faces because of the wrongdoings of adults. Throughout the story, a nine-year-old Monique suffered assault, rape, and witnessed the murder of her mother by her father. To show the effects of violence from a different viewpoint, Akpan gives an insight on victim’s conflicted thoughts and emotional trauma. Monique’s innocence is completely shattered when she witnesses her father killing her mother.
Faulkner’s story demonstrates totally different plot: there is an own main character, her mental disorder and its consequences for the society. In the case of Emily Grierson the problem appeared to be in the inherited disorder, as “people in our town, remembering how old lady Wyatt, her great-aunt, had gone completely crazy at last” (Faulkner 4); and the citizens’ attitude. Miss Emily felt a pressure from people because of own origins and behavior; and these conditions finally made her to kill Homer Barron, an only potential opportunity for marriage after her father’s death. After the crime Miss Emily was not able to get rid of the body and continued to live with it until her own death. It looked like Baron became the only victim of the character’s madness here.
The death of the two star-crossed lovers is often mistaken for a choice that they made on their own. Even though Romeo and Juliet took their lives on their own will, fate and the long lasting family feud is to blame for the tragic death of the two star-crossed lovers. The major falling-out of Romeo and Juliet was all caused by the long lasting family feud and also fate. Most people, that read the story or only hear of the story, are led to believe that their deaths are their fault, and no one else had a part in it since they took their own lives.
With this event, her life is forever changed. Dee Ann's loss of innocence comes as a result of lying on the stand at her father’s trial even though she knows he killed her mother (Yarbrough 644). She had made the decision
For instance, guilt is a reoccurring emotion for all the characters. Sage is a character that display a vast amount of guilt. Happiness is an emotion she feels like she does not deserve. She mentions, “While most people come for therapy, I came for punishment” (9). Her mother died during the car accident, leaving Sage the only one to survive.
There were too many things to do and each needed to be accomplished at the same time. Annear older sister Orinda was beyond sixth level insane. She believed her grandfather had killed the only man she had ever loved and wanted her dead as well. The person responsible for the death of both sisters’ parents, cause of their family members’ demise, and most likely responsible for the missing cash of hand weapons may or may not be still on board the GSS Lancer. Acting Captain Norton was trying to convince anyone who would listen to his babbling that he was innocent, and didn’t give the order for an extremely large breach in their security.
Sarah becomes empowered, reverse to a primitive state from someone emotionally fragile to strong Sarah was a mother so after the car accident where both her husband and child died it has left her in an emotional state Plays with the weak conventional stereotype female. In the scene where Sarah kills the child crawler by knocking it down and breaking it’s neck, the audience can automatically see that the character arc undergoes significant transformation because she too had a child. However, during the scene where Sarah screams in blood, the audience can see the difference through her phallic appropriation. The final girl narrative was developed as a response to feminism acknowledgement of strength..
Spotlight: Lizzie Kurban Rainy Hickman - SJHS Student Staff Writer Lizzie Kurban is a 9th grader here at Springville Junior High. She’s incredibly sweet and funny, and such a great person to be around. She’s pretty interesting, so if you want to know more about her, just keep on reading!
Have you gone through something hard and in the end learned something valuable. Life is full of hard, difficulties circumstances that bring us pain. Yet, in my opinion, these hard times bring people together. Mia is one that went through a hard time of losing her mom, dad and only brother. Yet in the struggling time her friends and relives where there for her and helped her through the hard time.