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If I stay - gayle Forman

Love can make you immortal

2

If I stay - gayle Forman

Our lives are loved not just for ourselves but also for others

3

If I stay - gayle Forman

Letting go. People talk about it as if it's the wastes thing. Unfurl your fingers one by one u till your hand is open.

4

If I stay - gayle Forman

Dying is easy. Living is hard

5

If I stay - gayle Forman

Sometimes you make choices in life and sometimes choices make you

6

If I stay - gayle Forman

I realize now that dying is easy, living is hard

7

LINK BETWEEN IF I STAY AND THE BOY

Changes

8

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - John Boyne

Let us begin - last line, shows that we can begin again

10

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - John Boyne

The shits rang out like an insult to the tranquility of the mountains, and her Body fell to the ground

11

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - John Boyne

Uniforms allow us to exercise our cruelty without ever feeling guilt

13

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - John Boyne

Is it really that easy for the innocent to be corrupted

14

LINK BETWEEN THE BOY AND THE BELL JAR

War and inner war, identity

15

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - John Boyne

Because disloyalty never goes unpunished

18

The bell jar - Sylvia Plath

Stewing in (her) own sour air

22

The Boy at the Top of the Mountain - John Boyne

It was Pierrot who had climbed out of bed that morning, but it was ouster who returned to it now before falling soundly asleep

23

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

The bell jar, with its stifling distortions, wouldn't descend again?

24

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

I saw avocado pear after avocado lead being stuffed with crabmeat and mayonnaise and photographed under brilliant lights

25

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

I am. I am. I am.

31

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath

I felt very still and very empty

32

LINK BETWEEN THE BELL JAR AND AMERICANAH

Cement in her soul

35

Americanah- Adichie

Why do you say Africa instead of the country you mean?

36

Americanah- Adichie

America had subdued her

37

Americanah- Adichie

Bananas were so big, do evenly yellow, she forgave them their tastelessness

38

Americanah- Adichie

They were conditioned to fill silences

39

Americanah- Adichie

She was not curvy or big bones; she was fat, it was the only word that felt true

40

Americanah- Adichie

The pleasure she took in being mistaken for mixed race - Kosi

41

Americanah- Adichie

Big men and big women, Obinze would later learn, did not talk to people, they instead talked at people

42

Americanah- Adichie

It was here, at a Lagos salon, that the different ranks of imperial femaleness were best understood

43

Americanah- Adichie

Girlish and pliant - for the general

44

Americanah- Adichie

With the accent emerged a new persona, apologetic and self-abasing

45

Americanah- Adichie

Ifemelu watched her mothers essence take flight - religion

46

Americanah- Adichie

Americanah. Through telling the story of Ifemulu, Adichie provides a powerful critique of western society

47

Americanah- Adichie

America doesn't care - race, don't say you're Ghanaian - you're black

52

Americanah- Adichie

Racism should never have happened and so you don't get a cookie for reducing it