Romeo And Juliet Essay

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7. What was your own personal reaction when you found out Lily was pregnant and wanted to keep the baby? What are you learning about drug addiction based on the characters you have read about?I was extremely happy to see that despite of all problems that Lily had, she was planning to keep her baby. Lily made one of the most important decisions of her life. Even though I am happy to see that lily made such a great decision, I do feel bad for the baby. I know that lily really loves her child but she can never keep her child happy if she continues consuming drugs. She might ruin her child's life by bringing it into this world and showing how sad and helpless his/her mom is. It's really sad that she can't give up heroin for anything including her baby. She has made a wonderful decision to keep her child but a terrible decision to continue consuming heroin. This shows how terribly she needed the drug. Its very shocking to see that someone forgets about everything because of a drug that they consume to feel better about themselves. Instead of making lily's life awesome, her life has become miserable because of consuming heroin.6. How has the continual use of heroin changed Gemma and Tar's behavior and mood swings? What behaviors are they involved in that they may not normally do if they did not use heroin? Give examples of the excuses Gemma and Tar make as their use of heroin increases.The continual use of heroin changed Gemma and Tar's behavior and mood completely. They became different people. They were now people who needed heroin to work, to live that's how badly they needed it on a daily basis. They needed it terribly. It was a necessity for them. They ad more mood swings. They didn't care about their family or friends anymore. They became ruder and their day started with heroin and ended with heroin. When they were normal, they didn't have any dependency and also they were far more concerned about their lives, their friends, and their family. Heroin really ruined them. Its really sad and unfortunate how these two had taken heroin for an experience and ended up being addicts. Not only this, but Gemma and Tar made excuses to use heroin and cover up their guilt. It's very sad that they made excuses to hide the truth and to hide their guilt of using this drug. Heroin also ruined the relationship between Gemma and Tar. A drug changed everything that's how impactful it is. Gemma and tar never had an idea of how much this could change their lives. Tar, was named that because he would always tell Gemma to stay away from smoking/tar. Even he was now a drug addict.5. Explain how both peer pressure and peer preference play a part in both Gemma and Tar's decision to use heroin.Peer pressure and peer preference play a vey important part in both Gemma and Tar's decision to use heroin. Lily and rob influenced them to have heroin. A group of people influenced Gemma and David to use heroin they were both concerned about their health but they thought to give a...

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