Tomorrow When The World Began Critical Essay English Language Arts Essay

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The Power of the Human Spirit
You never know the things you may capable of when you are being tested. No matter the age or gender of a person, everyone is able to do incredible things. In John Marsden’s, ‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’, he shows how even teenagers can do unbelievable things in certain circumstances. When Ellie uses quick thinking and blows up the lawn mower and soldiers, she discovers courage and bravery she never knew she had. This is a very valuable lesson to people as it is very relevant to today's world. In the novel, ‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’, shows us that in time of chaos and disaster, the human spirit will always triumph.
Despite having their worlds turn upside down, they still pull themselves together in order to survive and help one another. Values and morals may have to change, but victory will still befall in anyone who follows their hearts. The group also has to change their beliefs and principles in order to survive. Ellie's character is first tested when she comes home to see that her family has vanished and all her animals dead. After witnessing all this, she must choose between right and wrong in her future actions as she battles trauma and distress. Although she felt a bit of guilt for killing the soldiers when she blew up the lawnmower, she discovered a bravery she never knew she had and transformed into a more heroic person. “I felt then and still feel now that I was transformed by those four steps… I was now a force to be reckoned with” Ellie says after her dramatic transformation from a regular girl to a courageous heroine. Because of just one event that occured, she was able to leap out of her comfort zone in order to help save the lives of her and her friends. “We had to rewrite the scripts of our lives” she stated. In just the short amount...

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