My Sister's Keeper (Personal Response)

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My Sister's Keeper (Personal Response)

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Reading LogNicola JoeTitle: My Sister's KeeperAuthor: Jodi PicoultDate I Finished the text: 11/03/2013Text Source: NovelDate of publication: 2010Once you pick it up, you can never put it down. This family tragic drawns you in every moment and get interesting and interesting because everybody gets a chapter and you read it from the point of views of Anna, Sara, Brian, Campbell (Anna's Lawyer), Jesse (Anna's Brother), Julia and lastly Kate (Anna's sister), but we don't get Kate's point of view until the end. Also Sara's point of view is staged mainly in the flashbacks. Its very easy to lose yourself that jumps through narrative to narrative through time. And all of this is happeneing within two weeks, by separating the novel into indivdual day. With each character's narratives, you begin to sympathise with each and every one of them. When I first began reading the novel, I warned of two things, that I would cry like a baby and that it will break my heart, and it successfully did. At the beginning I had a very clear view on the situation - that Sarah was wrong and Anna was right. I thought: how could you ask your child to do something that would endanger her life? It didn't occur to me that by Anna refusing to donate her kidney Kate would definitely die. It didn't occur to me that Sarah was only trying to save her child. It's very interesting to see everyone's side of the story. Throughout Brian's narrative you see how tough it is to have a child who is dying. Throughout Sarah's narrative you realise how demanding and challenging it is for her to try and save all her children, both physically and emotionally. Throughout Jessie's narrative you see how difficult it is for him to know that his family has given up on him. Throughout Anna's narrative I didnt like Sarah; she seemed to be neglecting Anna and favouring Kate, yet until the end I didn't quite understand her intentions for filing a lawsuit. I understood her reasoning for not wanting to be used, yet by having a...
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