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The book I am reading is “All for You” by Louise Jensen. Let me talk about the scenes of the mother Lucy’s feelings. These are sentences after Lucy lost everything that she had.

I’m alone.

I’m alone.

I’m alone.

A wife without a husband. A mother without any children.

Help me.

I cannot cope with this. I just… can’t.

The flowers. The white car. Connor. Kieron. Aidan.

Hailey.

I’m so so sorry for the things I did, for the things I didn’t do.

I hate you, Connor had screamed.

I hate me too.

The smell from the flowers fills my nostrils, I crawl down the hallway from them.

A spinning top of thoughts, whirring faster and faster until I’m dizzy.

Missing.

Taken.

Funerals.

Death.

Missing.

Taken.

Funerals.

Death. (p.208)

In this quote, we can see that Lucy is blaming herself and she is terribly upset.  The author repeated “I’m alone” three times. I can say these are messages for each three Connor, Kieron and Aiden. The sentences “A wife without a husband. A mother without any children.” can break our images of wife and mother. Lucy is talking to herself. We can find the feelings like sadness, regrets and despair. And the worlds “missing” “taken” “funerals” “death” express how it ruined her life. Though this book seems to be only mystery, it shows us some feelings that we do not show to others.

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