An Analysis Of Edwidge Danticat 's ' The Children Of The Sea '
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The Ttheme of Suffering/ Pain
As human beings everyone suffers but we all suffer differently. Some suffer emotionally, some suffer physically, some suffer mentally. And through suffering and pain we gain different experiences, we either overcome pain and sorrows or we break down waste our lives. Edwidge Danticat present the theme of suffering in each of her stories. In all the stories the characters have to go through pain, but they all over come it in different ways. This is true in real life too. in the children of the sea that characters suffer but the outcome is that, in 1937 the outcome is inner peace, and My outcome is discovering myself. In the story The Children of the Ssea, the characters have to go through pain in the hands of Haitian the soldiers. The soldiers are killing and torturing anyone as they please, especially those who talk about politics on the radio or about the government. The character in the children of the sea went through different kind of pain and suffering but they had the same outcome which is death. For example Madan Roger, had to go throw the pain of losing loved one. Madame Rogers’s son was on the radio talking about some stuff that the Soldiers didn 't like, so they killed him. They ran him over by a car, taking his head completely off his body. She want to the morgue to receive her dead son body but got his head instead. The soldiers went to her house harassed her with questions about her son, when she couldn 't take the pain and