In “Missing” Maxine is in distress because her brother is now missing, and her mom thinks he’s dead so she has a medium come and the medium gives a false reading which is stressful for Maxine. In “Among the Hidden” Jen is the girl in distress because she can’t go outside and she has to live with knowing her dad is disobeying the law because he works for the population police and their supposed to be getting arid of third children. “Missing” and “Among the Hidden” both have seemingly impossible tasks. In “Missing” a seemingly impossible task is Derek being able to stay hidden from friends, family, and the police. And in “Among the Hidden” it seems impossible that third children will ever be legal.
Hunted: Fake ID In the book “ Hunted : Fake ID “ , written by Walter Sorrells was about a 16 year old girl by the name of Chastity that has been on the run from state to state with her mom . She has no clue why or actually who she is. Throughout the book Chastity faces obstacles from losing important people in her life, being offered a record deal, etc. She tries to maintain a teenage life along with finding her mom. Chastity, 13 at the time, starts off in the beginning of the story just entering Hopes, Alabama.
Her parents eventually persuade her to come back and that she is no longer the homicide suspect in her ex-boyfriend Jason’s murder. It is revealed near the end that her mother, Laura, who pushed Jason off the bridge , killing him, and that he started the fight with her mother when she confronted him on his suicidal attempt on the bridge. Major social points in the novel include the seriousness of the conversations between the characters of the story. The tone of Trixie’s conversations with her dad, Daniel, set the tensity and friction between the two. One other example can also be seen in the
Sarah’s mother, Anna, withdraws from the family after the loss of her daughter and moves to California to work in a winery. We also hear that she has had an affair with a mystery man. Although Ann did not want any children, Mr. Stevenson and she lived a happy life together. Sarah’s sister, Sonia, who is about two years younger than Sarah, fears that the kids at school will always define her by Sarah’s death, but she is still determined to find her sister’s killer. Seth, the youngest member of the family is struggling to understand the meaning of death.
Summary of the book This book follows the neglect and abuse of Katie and is told in story format for parts of the book. Hughes gives a commentary at the end of each chapter on his thoughts of the issues of how each stage of abuse affects not only Katie’s development but also how it was affecting her mother Sally as well. After Katie is placed into foster care the story details the two different sides that Katie shows her foster parents. She goes from being a happy child when things go her way into an aggressive and mean child who wants to get even by destroying other peoples possessions. Katie’s caseworker struggles to find a foster home for her and to find the right therapist to help her with her lack of attachment to anyone.
She said Casey had given varied explanations as to Caylee’s whereabouts and finally amitted that she had not seen her daughter for weeks. Casey had told the police many different stories like her kid had been kidnapped by a nanny on June the 9th, and that she had been trying to find her whereabouts and she was too frightened to alert the police. With the child still missing , Casey was charged with first degree murder in October and pled not guilty. The little girl’s skeletal remains where then found December 11th in a wooded area near the family’s home. The investigation with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department began investigating the disappearance of Caylee Anthony , he found discrepancies in Casey’s signed statement.
Ethics and “Secrets” By Terrance Manning The Family Sociology 207 Mrs. Brzezienski Georgia Military College October 26, 2012 In the south, during the 50’s and 60’s unwed mothers often had a stigma attached. These women were often ostracized and shunned by their communities. This led many of them to terminate their pregnancies through, at the time, illegal means or to give their babies away. The article “Secrets” is about a woman named Jane Blasio, an Ohio woman, who traveled back to McCaysville, Georgia, to find her birth mother. While searching for her mother, she unraveled a mystery.
Even though Abigail denies that she and the girls participate in witchcraft, Parris does not believe her because Abigail has been out of work since Elizabeth Proctor abruptly fired her. Also, Elizabeth Proctor has stopped attending church because she does not want to sit so close to a soiled woman. When Thomas Putnam and Ms. Putnam enter the room, they report that their own daughter Ruth is in the same state as Betty. Ms. Putman also rumors that someone saw Betty flying over a neighbor’s barn. Seven of Mrs. Putnam’s babies died the day after their birth and she believes that it is witchcraft.
Ruthie, who is the youngest daughter of the Joad family told one of the girls in the cam that her brother (Tom) has killed two men and his currently hiding near. After Ma Joad finds this out she tells Tom to really leave, because she is fearful for the rest of the family and is scared that they are in danger. Tom then leaves to do the same that that Jim was doing which was gathering migrant workers. There was word out that there wouldn't be a job open for anybody, because cotton season was finishing up. The land becomes flooded from the rain that was set in and Rose of Sharon has her baby, they all go to a dry barn for safety from the
English 110 Professor Ackers 4/25/12 Help In my hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee, I see my old high school friends and hear news about their little sister that used to run around the neighborhood and follow him/her around is now pregnant. The thing that makes that even sadder is that the little sister is between the ages of 12-15. That problem just isn’t in my hometown; it’s all across the United States of America. And it isn’t entirely the child’s fault because they didn’t have a good example or someone to talk to them about what they’re doing. Teen Pregnancy isn’t good for the simple fact that it destroys teen’s lives, they don’t have anyone to support them before and after they get pregnant, and they don’t have positive examples in their life.