The Adoration Of Jenna Fox Analysis

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"Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go,"-Hermann Hesse. Regrettably, in this point of view, Jenna Fox's father, Matthew Fox, was incapable of staying strong. In the novel, The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson, seventeen-year-old Jenna Fox has woken up from a coma caused by a gruesome car accident, an accident in which she was told to have caused. Later, Jenna begins to pick up and put together the puzzle pieces of her own life, including how the way she is being kept alive is illegal. Putting these puzzle pieces together allowed her to realize why she was different and the truth about the accident. Jenna's parents, Matthew and Claire Fox decided to take advantage of Matthew's expertise and replace nearly Jenna's entire body with replicated structures and an artificial neural network called Bio Gel. Therefore, the character Matthew Fox makes a significant decision because of what motivated Matthew to make that decision, how that choice affected him, and how that choice affected others around him. People make choices throughout their lives -- choices that influence them and those around them, and choices made from self-motivation. Matthew Fox, a supporting character in The Adoration of Jenna Fox makes an impacting decision through his motivation of needing to save his daughter's life. To demonstrate, in the book The Adoration of Jenna Fox, when Jenna was questioning her parent's actions Claire states, "'We did what any parent would do. We saved you,'"(Pearson 128). In other words, Claire and Matthew used their strong parental instincts to save the life of their only child, Jenna. This describes his motivation that leads Matthew to do what he did in saving his precious daughter -- the in... ... middle of paper ... ... she has incommensurable qualities. Not only that but Jenna will also worry about how others will think of her and live with their judgment for as long as she lives. Ultimately, life is about choice's and Jenna's life and the lives around her will forever be affected by Matthew's significant decision. To summarize, Matthew's significant decision was motivated by how much he loves his family and how important his family is to him. Matthew's choice is considered significant because of how it affected him. Significant as well is, how Matthew's choice affected those around him including the ones he loves. Not to mention there are many other important choices made by other characters, but this choice was the most important. Ultimately, our decisions result in either good or bad consequences, and we should think about those consequences before we make those decisions.

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