Stephanie Nathania 1442945 Under the Influence Reading Response I heard a lot about alcoholism and addiction before, but never thought that it would bring a real bad impact to the family of the alcoholics. The author Scott Russell Sanders himself, have experienced to live with an alcoholic under the same roof. During his youth, his dad always went home drunk and no matter what the family member tried to stop him from doing so, it will never work. Russell explains that his dad could be fun to hang out with, playful and friendly when he was sober. But, when his dad came home and was under the influence of the alcohol, he could abuse him, his mom, brother or sister.
Because that’s what kids do when they’re in high school even though they don’t even enjoy drinking. Some kids turn there drinking at parties into habits and then it eventually becomes an addiction. Some kids drink because it’s just around and in the house. Do I think it’s ok to underage drink no is there something I can do about probably. But drinking when your not of age is something no one can stop a kid from doing if anything it’s going to make them want to do it
The baby almost drowns because of this. His hallucinations has gone to an extreme to where he begins to come close to harming others. Activity #2: "A Beautiful Mind" - Historic and Authentic Anosognosia is symptom that keeps someone from getting help or away from treatment. This affected Nash because he was in deep denial about being schizophrenic and coming into face with reality. Even after John later gets treatment, he is drawn away from his medication in hopes or achieving normality, though his situation only got worse.
Freedom of speech The article "should this student have been expelled" by Nat Hentoff the author values freedom of speech no matter how offensive words could be. Doug Han was expelled due to his choice of words, while being intoxicated on his twenty-first birthday shouting in a courtyard "fuck you nigger" after being asked to quiet down and not be so offensive. Causing a further offense insulting a student after seeing an Israeli flag, shouting "fucking jew." A decision that had to be made by President brown whether the student needed to be expelled. This student shouldn’t have been expelled for his choice of words, because actions were not involved in the situation.
Hunter thought to himself how he did not trust Sanson after he “took the glass and raised it in toast. ‘Your health!’ ‘And yours!’ Sanson said, and they drank. Neither man took his eyes off the other.” (Crichton 72). They are very cautious of one another, contemplating and carefully choosing their next move. If this scene were to be removed the audience would question Hunter’s actions and lack of mercy in the last scene.
That caused Greg to go to an old house, where he found Lemon Brown, where he was terrified for some minutes and experienced a dangerous situation. Though Mike and Greg both faced similar unpleasant situations before facing the main problem, they were also different in several ways. Mike came from a high maybe you could use UPPER middle class family while Greg came from a lower middle class background. Mike was not having academic problems in school and dated a girlfriend; he had a relatively stress-free life. Greg, on the other hand, was having serious academic problems at school and consequently couldn’t do what he most wanted: play in the basketball team.
He says, It took me quite a while to get to sleep- I wasn’t even tired- but finally I did. (104) Holden had a quarrel with Maurice that night about a prostitute and how Holden didn’t pay her enough money. Holden feels sorry for the woman because when she got there he didn’t feel like having sex with her, especially because before she showed up he wasn’t even sure he wanted to give up his virginity at all. Holden is indecisive about all the things he should have his mind made up on, which partly explains why he has such a problem sleeping. If Holden could simply clear his mind for once, he would be able to get a good
With curfew approaching the soldier stumbled to a cab to make it back to the billets. Despite the face the soldier made it back safety and in time for curfew, the soldier was so intoxicated that he immediately passed out. The next morning the soldier did not wake for PT formation or 0900 work call formation which caused his chain of command to worry and have to check on him. If an attack were to happen that night and an alert called, being the only armorer for the company, the soldier would have been unreachable and unable to unlock the arms room. This in turn would leave his fellow soldiers defenseless to the due to the fact of
They are confused at first, but then relax when he explains himself: “You little folks won’t tell on me now, will you? It’d ruin my reputation if you did.” “You mean all you drink in that sack’s Coca-Cola?” (Lee 200). With this short conversation, the children learn that the persona that Dolphus Raymond has, is just a mask he wears so that people will accept him. He believes that an excuse of being a drunk is a better option then being judged for being friendly with the blacks. Anyone would ignore Mr. Raymond and just keep walking, but the children reach out to him and take the time to rip away his mask and really get to know him for
‘Suddenly he awoke’ is a metaphor because he hasn’t just woken up. It could mean that he has just realised what is going on because the conflict has taken over his mind. ‘Running’ shows that he is heading towards or away from the conflict. Similarly In ‘At the Border, 1979’ a family are essentially ‘running’ away from conflict to escape death and to seek a better life. ‘we grabbed a drink – soon everything would taste different.’ ‘we grabbed a drink’ shows how desperate they are because they didn’t just get a drink they ‘grabbed’ a drink.