I Dont Want to Do This Essay

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About Jodi Picoult: * Born on May 19, 1966 * Born and raised in Nesconset on Long Island, New York and moved to New Hampshire when she was 13 * She is 49 years old * Married to Timothy Warren and currently has 3 children; Sammy, Kyle and Jake * She wrote her first story at the age of 5, called “The Lobster Which Misunderstood * She studied at Princeton University and graduated in 1987 * After graduaton she began a variety of different jobs from editing textbooks to teaching 8th grade English * She earned a master’s degree in education from Harvard University Career: * She became the writer of DC Comics Wonder Woman, following the departure of author Allan Heinberg * Nineteen Minutes, was her first book to debut at No.1 on New York Times Best Seller list * She has written and been the best-selling author of 23 books * 5 of her books were made into movies Quotations: * “See, unlike the rest of the free world, I didn’t get here by accident. And if your parents have you for a reason then that reason better exist. Because once it’s gone, so are you.” Anna’s statement refers to the way her parents conceived her. When Anna says she “didn’t get here by accident,” she means that her parents deliberately selected her, or the embryo that would become her, for a specific reason, they needed a genetic match to be Kate’s donor in order to keep Kate alive. Anna states that if your reason for existing disappears then so do you. She means that if Kate were to die, she thinks her parents would no longer want her. * “She is dying Sara. She will die, either tonight or tomorrow or maybe a year from now if we’re really lucky. You heard what Dr. Chance said. Arsenic’s not a cure. It just postpones what’s coming.” Sara and Brian have this exchange when Kate relapses and goes into system failure. The quote shows Brian’s take

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