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    Evelyn Rivas West Coast University 9 May 2013 My Sister’s Keeper Cloning is a controversial topic to where most people who argue about it, definitely do not agree with each other’s opinions. “My Sister’s Keeper” is a movie where one child, Anna, is conceived solely so her older sister Kate can fight leukemia. Once Anna reaches a certain age, she realizes what has been happening to her and refuses to go through with anything else by suing her mother. Throughout the movie,

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    Technical reading: My Sisters Keeper A technical reading is where the film maker’s intentions are explained through the technical devices of a film. Nick Cassavetes (the director) was able to explain to us that even though Kate was sick she was happy. In one of the scenes where Kate is sitting outside cooped up in a blanket although she was looking pale and unhealthy she was giggling like she was 5 years old blowing bubbles into the sky. He proved his point to us through the way that he used a close

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    My Sisters Keeper, directed by Nick Cassavetes focusses heavily on the heartbreaking and unfortunate life of Anna Fitzgerald. Anna is a 13 year old girl who was genetically designed and born for the sole purpose of keeping her sister Kate alive who was suffering from leukaemia. Anna was a perfect genetic match to Kate, and from the time Anna was a baby, she helped keep Kate alive. Anna was forced to undergo intensive and painful procedures against her will. She did not have the knowledge or understanding

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    My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult beautifully illustrates many different legal, ethical, and moral dilemmas that can accompany a possible terminal illness diagnosis within a family especially that of a young family. Ultimately the book causes you to re-examine any stance you may have had between that of what is legally and ethically right and what is morally right. Brian and Sara Fitzgerald have two small children who seem healthy and happy. Suddenly their daughter Kate falls sick, and after many

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    Reading Response – Kaitlyn Baker My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult Sad novels have never really appealed to me. I’ve never been drawn by their sombre and depressing tone, often leaving me in a state of wondering, what now? This novel didn’t excite me at first. The storyline of ‘My Sister’s Keeper’ by Jodi Picoult, follows Anna Fitzgerald as she takes her parents to court so that she could be emancipated from medically supporting here leukaemia ridden sister, Kate. But as I read through, there were

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    Reading is my life. I enjoy every book that I pick up. I have many favorite authors from all types of backgrounds and all types of genres. My five favorite books are as followed: A Thousand Splendid Suns, My Sister’s Keeper, My Sister’s Keeper, The Secret Life of Bees and Act Like a Lady Think Like a Man. Each novel plays an important role in my life, they helped me get through some tough times. The books that I read while I was in high school helped me to find courage, to find faith, to find myself

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    An Ethical Discussion of My Sister's Keeper Trudy German Wayland Baptist University An Ethical Discussion of My Sister's Keeper Introduction and Thesis: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) to provide a genetically matched donor for an older sick child and to use the organs of the younger to the medical benefit of the elder is not morally justifiable using rule utilitarian ethical theory. This principle is not justifiable due to both the nature of the proposed rule regarding PGD and, primarily

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    an amazing story about a girl who was conceived to spend her life as a donator for her sister. She spends her whole life in hospitals trying to save her sister’s life. But is it all worth it? And does her sister even want her to do all this? In this book analysis I’ll tell you all about this beautiful story. C: 1: Anna, Sara Fitzgerald’s youngest daughter was created to donate bone marrow to her older sister Kate. They created a baby that could function as a suitable donor. This baby was Anna.

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    inevitable part of life. I have chosen to explore the theme how loss changes perspective. This theme is evident in the books The book thief by Markus Zusak, My sister keeper, by Jodi Picoult, The five people you meet in heaven, by Mitch Albom and The lovely bones, by Alice Sebold. The books The five people you meet in heaven by Mitch Albom and My sister keeper by Jodi Picoult, both potray the idea that death makes us question our purpose in life. This was shown in the book, The five people you meet in heaven

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    involved. However, one film has touched me in a special way. The film is “My sister´s keeper” (2009) an American Drama film. Briefly, Sara decided to get pregnant when her older daughter Kate had received the diagnosis of Leukemia when she was still a child. Anna was conceived by in vitro fertilization as a genetic match for her sister Kate. There for, she could donate compatible organs and blood in order to keep her sister alive. Since Anna has borned she helped Kate a lot by donating whatever Kate

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