My Sisters Keeper

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1. Title
a. My Sister’s Keeper
2. Author
b. Jodi Picoult
3. Genre
c. Young Adult Fiction
4. Quotations and Significance
d. "They don't really pay attention to me, except when they need my blood or something. I wouldn't even be alive, if it wasn't for Kate being sick." i. This quote explains Anna’s mindset of her purpose in life. She considers herself as being used and not cared for as a person. The reason for her being born was because the doctors told her parents, that Kate could live if they had had another child which would be a match donor. Therefore, Anna was born solely to keep Kate alive. Also, Anna believes that if Kate were to die, her parents would have no further rationale for her life. e. "If you have a sister and she dies, do you stop saying you have one? Or are you always a sister, even when the other half of the equation is gone?"  ii. Anna contemplates what life would be like when Kate dies. The quote illustrates that death is merely physical. It can take away Kate in this world, but it can never take away the bond that the two shared. Anna is able to realize that even when Kate is dead she is still a sister due to the past experiences she was able to have with Kate. f. “‘The answer is that there is no good answer. So as parents, as doctors, as judges, and as a society, we fumble through and make decisions that allow us to sleep at night—because morals are more important than ethics, and love is more important than law.’” iii. The judge at the end of the story states the fact that it to always clear between right and wrong. The judge declares that the more Anna donates to Kate, the more her value of life deteriorates, and the fewer donations she gives, the sooner Kate will die. In this mutual relationship, it is hard to recognize which is the better good, and that is the point in which the Judge is trying to make. In the end, they come to the conclusion there is no...
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