May 25, 2015
Nobody’s Child: fight harder
“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seem as though
you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and
time that the tide will turn” (Harriet Beecher Stowe)
Nobody’s Child by Marsha Forchuk is an excellent read, as a result, this novel is highly
recommended because of the use of human rights to develop the theme, the compelling
characters, the understandable use of pathetic fallacy and Marsha Forchuk uses her
talent to tell a story about the past to explain to younger generations an important part
of history this story took place in Adana, Turkey in the year 1915.
Nobody’s Child by Marsha Skrypuch is a wonderful novel because of Mariam a Turkish
girl has a really strong faith and hope because even though Mariam and the crew is
facing many problems by being separated by their dearest family, Mariam and friends
remained strong because Mariam is courageous because she had faced most situation
bravely and without any doubts.
This novel is a story of equality in human rights, freedom, friendship, family and hope,
after the story faced by the characters is their wish to remain with their family still.
Even though their facing the difficulties by being separated by their family they
remained strong and putted their tendency up. There is three major massacres against
Armenians, Adana is 1990, Genocide in 1915 and Hamidian in 1896 and their parents
are victims but the children refuses to give in. The characters in the novel shows their
strength and resolve of armenians to survive. “Success in life comes when you simply
refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failure, and loss only act as
The theme of the novel is about protecting each other like family. There’s an example of
protecting each other like legitimate brothers and sisters in this novel “I will protect you”
he said fiercely (Kevork 129). This represents that it our job to fight for ...