In addition, the author helps the reader understand the selfishness of the mother when the reader finds out she have stole the Persian Carpet “several months before” (230) the divorce and puts the blame on Ilya, the poor blind man. Furthermore, the visit of the children is supposed to signal a fresh start for the family. The mother even emphasizes she wants the girls to come “live with [them]” (229). Yet again, even if they meet in order to reunite, characterized by a situational irony, they see themselves separated because of her mother selfish decisions.
How does the diary or journal-entry form affect the emphasis of the narrative? How dependable is Charlie as a narrator as he progresses through his various stages? Discuss Charlie’s capability of providing insight to the other characters.
There are a few conflicts in this book after they come here, including positive and negative side of struggle. Alma has been strong-willed after she had been a mother. ¨… It had taken us so long to have her, so
7. How did you feel about the Lees ' refusal to give Lia her medicine? Can you understand their motivation? Do you sympathize with it?
In the middle of the novel, the story presents itself with an unexpected twist, a baby. With two boys, Lev and Connor, Risa is left to be the only girl. Seeing as the boys are incompatible to handle a baby, Risa espoused the baby caringly. I can prove this because in chapter 20, page 113 the text says, “Reflexively, Risa holds the baby closer to her.” This shows that Risa, out of reflex, doesn’t want to give away the baby. I also can prove once again that Risa portrays a motherly character because on page 113, later on the page, the texts states, “ The moment the baby is out of her arms Risa feels a tremendous sense of relief, but also an indefinable sense of emptiness.” This shows that Risa cared for the baby, and felt like she was a mother to it before it was taken away. The reader knows from the start of the baby drama to the end, that Risa is a motherly
3. “He has endeavored, in every way that he could, to destroy her confidence in her own powers, to lessen her self-respect, and to make her willing to lead a dependent and abject life.”
4) The A-Bomb is relevant to this chapter as her life is about to change as she moves town and school. This means that her life is meant to be just like A which can mean very well.
The author uses the narrative voice of Rania and her sister. This impacted the book by showing how messed up Raina’s relationship is with her sister. When Amara was packing she asked Raina for he colored pencils and she said, “Nope, no colored pencils here” (Telgemeier 14). The pictures, though, show that Rania lied right Amara’s her face. Every sister has a little conflict ,but never
1. What are all the issues here, from both CJI’s and Heavey’s perspectives, that need to be researched by Mr. Ashby?