As she is driving she hears a tune, and knows it is a text. She looks around, she knows it is illegal to text while driving, but she is expecting and important text from her daughter. She debates whether to look or not. On one hand she knows that it is dangerous, that it can lead to wrecks.
I felt like giving somebody a buzz. I left my bags right outside the booth so that I could watch them, but as soon as I was inside, I couldn’t think of anybody to call up... Then I thought of giving Jane Gallagher’s mother a buzz and find out when Jane’s vacation started, but I didn’t feel like it. Besides, it was pretty late to call up. Then I thought of calling this girl I used to go around with quite frequently, Sally Hayes... but I was afraid her mother’d answer the phone” (59) Holden knows he wants to call someone, but ends up interdicting all his options. The proof is evident as with every name Holden thinks of, he can find a good reason in his opinion not to call them.
It is said, that when they were out in public, Elizabeth, would wear a gray wig, sunglasses, and a veil. When police spotted Brian Mitchell, they stopped the three and pulled Elizabeth aside to be questioned alone when the police recognized who she was. At first Elizabeth said her name was "Augustine" and when they would continue to ask her she repeatedly said "I know you think I'm that Elizabeth Smart girl who ran away but I'm not." She continued to refuse being Elizabeth and that Mitchell and Wanda were her parents, until she finally gave in and when the insisted she was Elizabeth she said "Thou sayest."
In the short story it ends right when she gets in the car with Arnold which creates a more eerie and suspicious kind of feel. But with the way the film ends it doesn’t create the same effect as the story. In the film the girls are always going to the “mall” so their parents think. Connie’s mom starts to get suspicious as the film moves on. Many of the differences were throughout the film so they could prolong the story.
Wanting Acceptance "Boys are icky," Alexa Farmer said to her mom in the car one afternoon when the subject of guys came up a couple of years ago. "Well, do you like girls?" her mother asked in the same joking way. "Yeah," said Alexa, turning serious. She suddenly felt scared and wanted to jump out of the car.
The first chapter was told by FiFi, the youngest sister. In the beginning she was mad about the book Yolanda had wrote. She even was on the way to the Grocery store, when she seen pictures of Yolanda posted all over the place, so she did a U-turn and drove home to give Yolanda a call. When she called Yolanda she did not answer. Which was most likely a good thing.
It was difficult for some to tell the story of the accident because they were in so much pain and frustration. People driving and texting can effect and change a person’s life so much. For example one of the females who lost her brother she said “I had my brother in my hand, and all of a sudden, my hand was empty”. She was going through so many emotions about what happened to her brother. It only takes a second for you to be in a car accident, so stay cautious for those who are driving and texting.
She backs up this statement with an example, “My mother has long realized the limitations of her English as well. When I was fifteen, she used to have me call people on the phone to pretend I was she. In this guise, I was forced to ask for information or even to complain and yell at people who had been rude to her.” (180). This was followed by an example Tan mentioned about how she had to call her mother’s stock broker to tell him that he must send her, her money back that day or else they would travel to
But she would ignore him, grab at his hand harder, and drag him to the car. But what she doesn't know; is that she didn't ignore him, just to shut him up. She didn't lie because they were just returning from Parent Conferences, and an argument in the hallway would look bad on her resume. She won't lie because she just spent the last hour convincing a firm -faced teacher that she will ensure that her child studies more. No.
We told them we are sorry but we will clean right after we selfishly with our playing and she told us if we didn't clean right now and she would give us punishment. I told her why the fick can’t you let us have a fun since the dorm was bored as hell we aren't let to let us be our-self-limited. She actually gave us punishment for two day by not going outside for fun because of my bad sign language and I told her we refuse to clean and we continue with our playing then left the worst all mess up in living room and somewhere in other wing