The Sacrifice

Aspects of Killing in
To kill does not only mean to take ones life, but instead it also carries the meaning of ending an important factor in ones life. Killing also has a lot of other meanings, but the main factor of killing leads to death there are many more the author Adele Wiseman displays the many different aspects to kill in the novel , by dealing with a lot of situations that would kill an individuals heart. (I.e. Loss of a loved one, etc.) The ways to kill an individual portrayed in the novel are removal from religious beliefs, Racism to the two brothers, and the death of Laiah. Two of these points deal with death itself, but the other results in the killing of the families ...

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was break up the family so that it was sort of dysfunctional. The family suffered severely from the change in religion.
Racism, another important factor in the novel, which lead to the actual aspect of death. This was portrayed at the start of the novel when it talks about how Abraham’s two sons got hung in the Town Square for the same fact of being a different race/religion. This was hard for that family to deal with and for a long while it was also killing the family members inside to know that they had loss loved ones. Especially Abraham whom loss his two first sons whom where supposed to be very gifted. At one point Abraham even wanted to take is own life, because he was suffering too much. The Aspect of racism in turn was used in two was to portray the many aspects of killing one.
Lastly the death of Laiah, this last point distinctively portrays to the reader the actually definition of killing. Which is to take the life of an individual. That is exactly what ...

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Added: 12/22/2003 12:02:37 AM
Category: English
Type: Free Paper
Words: 560
Pages: 3

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