Drinking, A Love Story, Written by Caroline Knapp: Is an insider’s story about fighting the battle of alcoholism and addiction, victoriously winning sobriety. Caroline Knapp fought her addiction for 20 years before becoming sober. “The Drink” as she called it, was her true love. The most beloved form being a good crisp dry white wine, but any form would do. She fell in love with alcohol at a young age and loved everything about it. The smell, the sound of a cork being pulled from a bottle, the cold liquid anesthesia running down the back of her throat after a long day at the office, the routine of drinking, but most of all she loved the way alcohol made her feel.
Risky Drinking is an HBO documentary that provides a deep look inside the stories of four very different people, and the consequences of alcohol on their lives and on their families. In USA, nearly 70% of adults drink alcohol, while almost 1/3 of the American adults involved in problems at some stage in their lives due to drinking alcohol.
Wuthering Heights is Emily Bronte’s most popular novel because the organization and structure of the novel was ahead of its time. This novel also contains a variety of themes; however, the most evident theme is alcoholism and how it plays a significant role in the novel. The psychological and physical effects of alcoholism afflict more than just the addict; they affect the addict’s loved ones also, just like Hindley’s addiction affected his family and staff at Wuthering Heights (Bronte, 2005, pp. 9-300).
“You don’t see the problem?” she screamed outraged. “You are so drunk you probably don’t even know your own name. I can’t deal with this anymore, Jack. I don’t want to have to worry about our daughter while I’m gone because I can’t trust you to watch her. I’m sorry but I’m done.” The wife was shocked with herself but knew that it was the right thing to do. This needed to be done because Jack would never change.
“This argument made me think, really think even through my drunken state. I am becoming an alcoholic; I want to stop drinking, for you. I knew you hate my drinking and tonight I realized what it is doing to me, what it is doing to you. So I’m going to quit. For you… I’m going to be strong for you. I want you to support me as my best friend because that would mean everything to me. Audrina Rose I love you to death and I’m going to try to do better for myself as well as you. I’m so sorry for what I said tonight and I hope you forgive me one day….”
In “The Shining”, written by Steven King, the reader is exposed to an issue that a lot of families face in the real world that of which is alcoholism. The story’s main character, Jack Torrance, struggles from this issue due to his troubled past regarding an abusive and alcoholic father as well as his struggle of becoming the very man he loved, yet hated as a child. By exposing the reader to alcoholism, they are instantly aware of the outcomes of it and how it can affect someone. King uses this method to help enhance the story, to allow the contents of the book to become real and relatable to the reader, and most importantly, to allow the reader to actually sympathize with the main characters.
Thesis: Drinking: A Love Story by Caroline Knapp is a story of one woman 's struggle
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At the doorway, momentarily, I hesitated. Should I continue? Should I call the police instead? Should I even be here, pondering over to help the man who constantly abused his children and deserved to die? Should I?
Earl Rochester argued that 8 to 12 percent of adolescents and adults in America will become alcoholics or problem drinkers. I agree with Rochester to a certain extent .It it's illegal for a person to drink and drive and if caught their license will be suspended. You must be of age to buy alcoholic beverages in the United States.
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“I came from the apartments. Mealtime. You’re not drunk, are you?” Alex smiled bitterly. She had known the answer to the question and her brown eyes assessed him. Bac reeked of alcohol. The girl winced as his arm fell against the pavement. She winced when he sat up before collapsing because of the pain. Alex had to look away from the eyes she had been focused on, even if it was only for a second.