Natasha by David Bezmozgiz

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“Natasha” by David Bezmozgis is a love story. It traffics in disappointment and features “at least one cold heart.” The story has a duplicate plot story that shows how young adults have changed through time whether to deal with issues such as love, relationship, family, believes, and society. Natasha would be a good text for Thai high school classes to explore as the text encounters a lot of heavy issues that would help young adults to be aware of the consequences the outcome, social environment: sex and drugs, culture, and relationship.

The text illustrates a strong negative believe that young adults are not able to control the environment distractions; sex and drugs are both issues which both the two main young characters, Berman and Natasha was a good illustration. As culture build up people to different personality and background. Western and Asian culture has cultural differences as western has an individualistic characteristics and are often more social hierarchy. Despite Asian culture, they are very collective and mostly avoid confrontations. The characters in the story had portray independent in young adult through Natasha, whereas Natasha is a 14 year old girl who is very open practically raised her self since young and seek for her mother’s attention. Despise, how she seeks for her mother’s love, she turned into a trouble child.

Moreover, social environment is also an important point that defines how young adults are being shaped and how their attitudes and behaviors interact to people. As the matter of fact Natasha’s background is Russian, which the author defines that Russian has a more complex and complicated life as its natural society background that deals a lot with illegal stereotype. Young adults would be more aware of the consequences in different circumstances; therefore, young adults who are familiar with sex and drugs tend to be more likely to be pregnant. Natasha and Berman had also illustrated a forbidden sexual intercourse since...
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