Every Day By David Levithan

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Ara Hartounian Professor Batty English 113A 19 October 2015 Title?? “This is not my problem; I know that. I am here for one day. I cannot solve anyone’s problems. I should not change anyone’s life” (Levithan 5). These are the words that A, the protagonist of the story bases his life on. The ability to decide and choose wisely and rightly is often a matter of how the problem is posed. Though we try to be as logical as possible in taking a decision, sometimes we end up making illogical choices. So, it is important to understand how people decide things to avoid bad judgments. In the book Every day by David Levithan, A is neither male nor female. He is more of a soul than a human being. A has his own thoughts and memories; however he inherits memories and knowledge of the person whose body he inhabits. That means that he is able to get through the day without causing any type of suspicion. A truly doesn’t know why he is in this situation, but he chooses to be very careful what the lives that he inhabits. His goal is to maintain a low profile throughout the day to avoid making decisions that will affect the life of the person that he’s controlling. He also avoids making connections with people, because he knows he can’t stay with them forever, either way he has to leave at midnight and wake up as someone else the following morning. When A was a kid, he used to
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