Then she boards an airplane back to Honduras. Similarly is the case for Enrique where he experienced a brief satisfaction of finally meeting his mother and she began to brag about her son: The original text plus a side-by-side modern translation of every Shakespeare play. Mount Everest is located on the border of Nepal and China. Enrique does not cease. Log In Sign Up.
Of course, he is lucky too — benefiting from the help of others and gaining knowledge from experienced peers. Email required Address never made public. All her life she had to travel, never to settle until the end. This leads to the reward, the light at the end of the tunnel. Remember me on this computer. This feeling would not last long because what comes up must come down. Gifts and Faith 5.
Detailed explanations, analysis, and citation info for every important quote on LitCharts. Nazario did this so the audience can feel sympathy for the immigrants she mentioned in the story instead of just giving out sfatement and statistics by themselves she created an emotional response by personalizing the numbers.
Sign In Sign Up. The moment of reuniting with his mother was a very brief moment of celebration, as time passed that all changed.
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There are a lot more important things in life such as family and some journeys are best left untaken. Just to look at it from a distance in real life or photography, it is easy to admire both.
They left family in Honduras only to pursue money in America and an attempt at living the American Dream, leaving what is more important which is family unity.
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However, Enrique left Honduras to reunite with his mother Lourdes in America. The purpose of the book is to make the audience understand the journey that immigrants live or die thru for them to get to the United States, there are some logical fallacies in the story because not all of the people are as poor as she describes them in the countries she mentioned. Her own experience talking to her housekeeper inspired her to give voice to the unspoken stories of immigrant families.
From Honduras to the United States it is roughly 3, kilometers. He jumps squarely onto the bed next to her. He had to try again and again to travel up north and every time he was sent right back home. The best example would be Enrique she focuses on his story but in reality he is just another number added to the statistics of immigrants that come to the United States.
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Gifts and Faith 5. You are commenting using your WordPress. Nazario provides statistics and factual information about immigrants that appeal most to logos. Lourdes should have never left Enrique. Hi, this is a comment. Lourdes stayed on top of Mount Everest only to leave Enrique at ground level.
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The events depicted in the book are set in motion by an initial instance of abandonment: Log In Sign Htesis. Even in a book titled, The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, who is also the narrator, we can see an example of how leaving from one comfortable place to the next can be a very depressing situation: In spite of everything, Enrique has failed again.
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