Summary Lucky by Alice Sebold’s is a memoir in which she speaks about her traumatic experience that she went through during her freshman year at Syracuse University in New York. Alice was beaten and raped one night when she was walking alone back to her dorm. A black male grabbed her from behind with a knife and told her that he would kill her if she screamed. The black male took Alice into a tunnel where he beat her up and forced her to perform oral sex on him. Alice was still a virgin prior to
bleeding on the inside and out. That day I saw someone just fade. I realized at that point how lucky I was to be alive. I may not have gone through the same change as Alice Sebold did, but that made me see things from a different perspective. I definitely don’t understand what Alice went through and she is a very strong individual. In the novel Lucky by Alice Sebold, Alice could consider herself lucky by not being murdered, seeing her rapist again, getting justice, and starting her life over.
Reading project: Artistic Representation The Scene that changed her life forever The scene I have chosen to recreate from “Lucky” by Alice Sebold is the rape scene. This scene is not my favorite in the book because it’s a horrible thing to have happen to a person, but I do believe it is one of the most important. This scene is the whole reason for the book, and changed Alice’s life forever. It was hard to think of a concept to draw that would make this scene school appropriate. The way I chose
of how a strong educational background plays a vital role in achieving our goals. In the memoir, Lucky, an innocent girl, Alice Sebold, is brutally raped in a tunnel and suffers through many obstacles in her life. After the tragic event, she is unable to focus in school, turns to drugs and eventually drops out of college. In the story she states, “I was raped and now I’m failing to succeed.” (Sebold 146) This quote is saying that the one thing she only had to succeed is education and now that’s