Going out on that beautiful day was going to make the day even more better, so I asked my father nicely if I could go out with Rashed and have a good time, and he said that I can go. Here is when the action begins; Rashed calls me again to tell me that we can’t go out because his brother has taken his car. I went to my father to ask him if I could take his car while I was pretty sure he would not give it to me. I asked him, and suddenly, I was surprised from my father’s unexpected reaction, he was so mad and he started shouting at me not to mention that request again. I was a young fifteen year old boy, so I was pretty mad, but I could not do anything because I should listen to what my father says to me.
Whenever they would go to the gas station he would try and go everywhere his father went to make sure he did not buy anything to get drunk off of. His dad knew what he was up to, he would cuss at them to stay in the car or he would hit him. His father never hit him however, he always threatened though. Sand... ... middle of paper ... ...e Sanders’, trying to prove to his or herself that they can to be perfect the way they think their parents would have been happy with them and not have became an alcoholic. As I read “Under the Influence: Paying the Price of My Father’s Booze” over and over again I began to realize that my cousin and my family fall into the same situation as Sanders’ did.
Imagine this, its a Friday night Will decides its time to go out and have some fun. Will decides to tell his parents that he will be out late, and they say that is fine since he never goes out anyway. He gets in his little Chevrolet Aveo, pushes in the clutch and turns the key. He makes his way through the city of Elvira, and gets on highway 30 to go the party in Clinton. When he arrives at the house, he notices that there is extremely loud music, and some people are laying out in the lawn and appear to be drunk.
On the way, his four-year-old son threw a juice cup, which spilled all over the navigation system. He did not think he would need a map, and now his family and he are stranded on the highway in the middle of nowhere until they can get assistance. Many people would say that this is the result of depending too much on technology. Some even believe that the generation of today would be better off without it. They think that it is a luxury that should be taken away.
Jake has experience lying to people “he took a moment or two to feel both proud and sad about his performance” (250). Unfortunately, Jake never learns his lesson “His sense of freedom swelled as he drove into the now moving street traffic, though he couldn’t stop the thought about that FM stereo radio and crushes velvet interior and the new car smell that would even make it better” (250). Jake continuous down the road he thinks is going to get him everything he wants, even though he has no job or insurance. “Love in L.A.” uses irony to teach its readers, showing us that unless we put in the time and effort, we will not reach our goals. Jake wanted better for his life but didn’t want to do what it took to get that better life.
Amir’s guilt blocked his ability to find true happiness. Even on graduation night, he was brought down by what he did years ago in a country halfway across the world. “I wish Hassan had been with us today” (133). In his new car Amir should have been overjoyed the entire time, but when his father reminded him of Hassan, Amir’s mood changes instantly. He suddenly found it hard to breathe because he did not want Baba finding out the truth, and he still had guilt weighing on him.
Does Living In A Single Parent Home Influence Your Level of Success? Jessica Turner April 24, 2014 Senior Thesis Period: 4 “Jessica, you will never get into Princeton University!” Said my uncle, who laughed as I exited his car. I never thought I would hear those words come from my “favorite” uncle. When he told me this, I had many emotions going through my head. At that moment I felt angry with him and myself because at that moment he made me feel like I was nothing.
Title I used to think learning to drive would be easy, but because I almost crashed my mom’s car, I have been too scared to really learn and haven’t been allowed behind the wheel ever since. That’s a sad story and it’s been about two or three years since. Now, I’m pretty sure everyone wants to learn to drive as a teenager, especially when you’re a junior or senior in high school. My parents taught my older brothers and sister to drive when they were still in high school and so me being the youngest I wanted to be just like them and I knew I wanted to learn as well. Worst day ever, but it only lasted a couple minutes.
2) My brother asked me a car to go to watch movie. I denied to give him a car because I need to go to my friend house to get my book. After one hour, I realize that, I don’t have time to go to my friend house as I have some stuff to do at home. I called my brother and request him to get a book from my friend house. He was angry because I did not give him a car to go for the movie, so he denied my request.
The car was slipping all over the road and i remember crying the whole car ride. Thankfully nothing happened but it scared me enough to not like driving in bad weather. My dad could tell I was nervous and he kept on telling me to stay calm because everything would be okay, he knew what he was doing. My dad had never gotten in a car accident before and he wasn’t planning on it now. But that wasn’t the problem.