The Year Without Michael, by Susan Pfeffer is about a sixteen year old girl named Jody. In September her brother Michael disappeared. Jody and Michael had a small fight before he disappeared. She was the last person to see him. He was supposed to go to a friend’s house but he never got there.
You are a midnighter only if you are born a minute before midnight or after and you have to move to Bixby. Jessica Day has just moved to Bixby and weird things are starting to arise in her life, like in high school she meets this boy named Rex and everything is blurry to him without his glasses except a fellow midnighter, so he finds out that she’s a midnighter just like him and the others. Then it’s a rainy day and Jessica thinks she’s sleeping and having this dream about floating crystals, which are a actually raindrops that have come to a halt because of the secret hour and she starts to just play with the crystals. Jessica Day has just woken up and she has a pile of soaked clothes, But it was just a dream right! Jessica Day meets Dess in her advanced math class that her mom signed her up for and Dess comes out of nowhere saying “Have you had any weird dreams?”.
Roderick’s lack of communication with the outside world forces him to lose all sanity and become mad. Usher became insane throughout the course of the story, due to his self consumption and complete isolation. No contact with society has taken a drastic toll on him. The Usher’s constant confinement affects them in ways that are almost inconceivable. The sister, Madeline Usher, is also affected by isolation throughout the course of her life.
Each task doesn’t turn out the way Jing-mei’s mom wants it to so finally, she just gives up trying and deems her daughter a failure. I’ve been in Jing-mei’s shoes because my parents, especially my dad, love to enforce the importance of being the best of the best. By the end of first grade to the beginning of second grade, I was learning my times tables so I could be ahead of all my other classmates. I started piano lessons when I was six, singing lessons when I was seven and violin lessons when I turned nine. I didn’t realize at the time, but my parents were just trying to show me a variety of options I had.
Erik- Psychotic Pete- Condescending and weird. Other applicants- Forgettable. Myra is used to keeping her feet firmly on the ground. She has an unsupportive family, if Myra wasn't there to take care of everyone, they would probably fall apart. Her boyfriend unceremoniously dumped her and she felt like everything was gone.
Esther and her family found a house to sleep in, but they were jammed into one large room. All too suddenly they had to go find new living quarters. The Rudomin family was once again on the streets. Esther Rudomin was going to school, until she got sick. Then the doctor said that she had to say home from school until spring.
If I would invest the time needed to organize I would have received a better grade. English has never been my forte in high school; I failed one whole semester because I was infected with senioritis. My mentality was that I didn’t HAVE to do anything because graduation was just around the corner, but boy was I wrong. This set of mentality pushed me back in my senior year and it prohibited me from enjoying my last year as my friends were living it up at all the parties while I was home finishing up my online class as a result of my failure. Online classes required self determination and a lot time.
Julian Reed Prof. Paul Spitale English 112 In the story “The Yellow Wallpaper” Gilman describes a woman that seems to be completely insane. She somehow does not fit society’s ideal of a woman. The narrator's relationship with her husband is very strained, and ultimately determined by the narrator's husband. Her husband always treated her like a little child. He did not allow her to express herself, and kept her locked away to a restricted room.
WALKING UP THE DRIVE OF THE BELL TOWER WOULD BE FRIGHTENING ENOUGH, just thinking about it gave her the chills, actually being there was sure to be a living nightmare... 5 days ago when Amelia Wainland had been a normal schoolgirl, she had dreamed about having an action packed life, full of super powers, amazing costumes and ninjas wearing black!! But when she went to what she thought was a meeting with her art teacher, it didn’t turn out to be what she had expected at all! Let’s just say it ends in darkness... Half an hour passed and Amelia woke up feeling stiff, achy and wooden, a slight pain stabbing at her arm. Slowly, consciousness found her. “Amelia, Mils, Amelia!?
“Dream houses” by Tenaya Darlington Tenaya the Author speaks about her parents, dream house. The house Tenaya grew up in had a bathroom, a tub in it, and no shower. The rooms were small comparing it to clubhouses, with a basement divided for her father’s music room and a play room. Every year her parents would speak of re-arranging the house, but it would never materialize and they would reply “we’re waiting for our dream house, we’ll probably move next year. After twenty odd some years, her parents finally moved.