In the beginning of the novel, Melinda is traumatized. She is often alone and chooses to separate herself from the world because of her life in high school. For example, in “Welcome to Merryweather High” at her first day of school Melinda thinks, “I’m clan less. I wasted the last weeks of August watching bad cartoons. I didn’t go to the mall, the lake, or the pool, or answer the phone.
They wake her up early and help her stretch her legs in hope that they will one day be straight/normal. They showed the compassion that her birth mother would never give to her child. Linda later recalls, “I must have been held so much that the sensation became a part of me”(65). Fifty years later when Linda and her mother Nancy finally meet for dinner, they don’t hug or even shake hands. The mother may be the birth mother and be related by blood but she sure doesn’t show any love toward her handicapped daughter that she abandoned.
I know that was so hard for you to see since you never had a good group of friends, but I’m here now. I love you so much and I hate to see you this stressed about this person that has been manipulating you for years. It’s awful and disgusting, and I would beat her up myself if you’d let me.” My best friend said smiling. We just laughed about it, because it was so tempting to let my best friend do it, but I needed to do this myself and let it out. “I’ll do it tomorrow, it’ll be Friday and she’ll have to time to think about the way she’s been behaving and realize how horrible she is.” We both went home for the day and waited for the next day to come.
Scout is very upset and sad about her first day and tells Atticus that she does not want to return to school. “You never went to school and you do all right so I’ll just stay home too. You can teach me like Granddaddy taught you ‘n’ Uncle Jack.” (32). I can empathize with
All I ever wanted, all I ever need from her was to feel and be loved. But I guess she only feels of me, how her mother feels of her, HATE.. A mothers loves is precious, something a person can embrace everytime they feel melancholy or unwanted. A mothers hate is cruel, and when u know and feel deep down in your heart that your mother hates u, you sometimes feel not even god loves you, You feel unloved, and unwanted by people who should love you, but really don't So you're blinded when you find someone who truly loves you... I now know that someone does love me, and his name is GOD, he's loved me all along and I let the hate from my mother blind me of that. He's loved me even when I thought I hated him.., I dont know how I could ever hate the only person who's held love for me since day one.
Literacy Narrative Readings I have always dreamed of having a job in the law field but going to school has been a struggle for me ever since I was younger. I was the type of child that always stayed to myself, also known as the loner. My grandparents raised me and they were always at work so I never got any help with any of the work I would struggle on. So as most children with parents like mine I did not do very well. I started to flunk high school and started hanging out with the wrong crowd.
Most people would agree they do the same I’m guessing too. People get the feeling of I might as well do this since I have nothing else to do or why not, there’s nothing going on. Being bored is honestly one of the most miserable feelings on this earth, and everyday people try to avoid it buy fulfilling it with some activity they like. For an example a pregnant lady cannot work and has to sit home all day until she gives birth, she feels really bored and gets up and goes for a walk, watches TV, or even go out to eat. This is where curiosity comes in play, curing the feeling of boredom.
The restless outsider. Thanks to my mom, I've known how to read and write since I was 3, so my mom insisted that I skipped 1st grade. When I was in 8th grade, I was 12 years old, and that was the year discovered why people don’t recommend that kids skip grades. When the school year started, I found out shocking news. All my girlfriends didn’t like games anymore, all they cared about were boys, clothes, and makeup.
I don’t think you understand how much you mean to me, and if I ever lost you I think I would die. I’m glad you are willing to wait for me until I’m ready and have the respect to even want to wait. I respect you for that. I’m also happy that you want to do something with your life but I want you to know, if you ever leave for like the military to serve I want you to come back home to me. In the time your away I will write every day, I will always think about you and I will miss you so much that it will make me sick to my stomach, and then I won’t even be able to sleep at night.
John Doe Prof. ----- English 99-01 8 September 2014 Prompt Essay #1 Descriptive Narration Living with my grandparents was one of the most beautiful times of my life. They were my parents for the first four years of my life while my parents migrated to the U.S. to give me a better future. Grandma would feed me and clothes me, my grandpa would take me to school and helped me feed my chickens and bunnies when I got home. The most memorable moment was when I was riding my tricycle and I fell and scraped my knee horribly and my grandpa panicked a little too much. I remember waking up that day on a Saturday morning.