A Careless Mind Essay

846 words - 4 pages

A careless mind
The story is about the boy, Nick, who’s together with his father are going to an Indian camp to help a sick lady. Nick and his father have a good relationship to each other but in the story Nick will change forever. Nick is young and inexperienced, and guided by a father who might put him between life and death unknown by the consequences.
Nick is very young and don’t K understand the meaning between life and death. The exactly A/A age of Nick is unknown but his knowledge about life and death maybe tells that his about 10-12 years old. Like a child Nick is very curiosity OKL but asthe further we get into the story, Nick’s curiosity disappears. When the lady is givenV(has ...view middle of the document...

Unknown the father squeezed Nick to hard and finally facing he went too far and he’s sorry. Like scars will heal but never disappear. Nick was witness to a tough birth and he did also see the lady’s husband who had committed suicide. Nick has been marked for life.
There are many themes in the story but some of them could be about the missing attention of Nick from the father. The father is preoccupied in his work more than in Nick. The father doesn’t notice his surroundings. It could also be about a test of manhood where Nick have K to turn from boy to man. In the start when Nick and his father are sailing to the camp, Nick’s father holds his arms around Nick in the boat. But at the end when they sittingV (are sitting) in the boat, Nick are K in the stern and his father row K the boat. The relationship or the physical contact is gone . Before they have visited the camp the view of Nick is that he’s still a child. After they have left the camp the view of Nick is that he has become a man .
The life and the death (udelad artikel) are a big theme too in the story. Symbolic in the story are that life has given and taken. A boy has been born and a...

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