Analysis Of ' It 's Like Everyone '

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“It 's like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story” (Patrick RuthFuss). When a baby is brought into this world, the only piece of identity it attains from its mother and father is its name. The rest of the way through life, that person which has been given life, has to find their own path and their own identity. Although parents teach very dignified lessons of values, it is up to him/her to establish if they want to adopt the ideals of his/her parents. Lisa Hill from Monkey Beach (Eden Robinson) goes through the same dilemma that every child that becomes a teenager goes through, the search for identity. In Monkey Beach, Lisa has an extraordinary aptitude that allows her to see into the future, and that in turn leads to the detrimental portion of her life, but also helps in locating the whereabouts of her brother Jimmy when he goes missing, Eden Robinson drives home the fact that to become successful in anything, one must face adversity through the character Lisa Hill. In Monkey Beach, Eden strengthens the value of having equality, finding peace through traditions and faith, and the value of the process of grieving.
“Everybody is a book of blood; wherever we 're opened, we 're red” (Clive Barker, Book Of Blood). The human race has been in a dispute over parity ever since mankind existed, and the three main reasons for this; being different, whether it…
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