Friday, December 4, 2015

Earworm:That song that gets stuck in your head

Q1:Connections – How did the piece of literature make you speculate about life or find a connection to another text or academic discipline? This can be personal and relate to your own life as well.

For some reason, parts of this book reminded me of the Half-Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls who also authored The Glass Castle. I recently read her most current book, The Silver Star which reminds me of Love Medicine as well. I guess it is the fact that both books deal with family and relationships. Or, maybe it is because both books have very familiar imagery.

“What I do know is that wondering why you survived don’t help you survive.” 

― Jeannette WallsThe Silver Star  

“Sometimes something catastrophic can occur in a split second that changes a person's life forever; other times one minor incident can lead to another and then another and another, eventually setting off just as big a change in a body's life.” 
― Jeannette WallsHalf Broke Horses


“You should never hate anyone, even your worst enemies. Everyone has something good about them. You have to find the redeeming quality and love the person for that.” 
― Jeannette WallsThe Glass Castle

“Society is like this card game here, cousin. We got dealt our hand before we were even born, and as we grow we have to play as best as we can.” 
― Louise ErdrichLove Medicine

1 comment:

  1. I loved the quote you choose from The Silver Star. For me, it brings into perspective that someone can wonder how something is going to get done, but wondering about something won't get it done, just action.