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Many people grow up to live there lives the way that they would likeThat is how it should be right Well in some cases people dont get tolive the lives that they would like and end up listening or doing asothers say In the novel Brooklyn by author Colm Toibin you maynotice how the main character Eilis does not speak for herself in anycase Her sister Rose and mother make all decisions on behalf of Eiliswithout even asking of her opinion In the case of Eilis Lacey themeaning of travel would soon change her for who she truly was Eiliswas held up in her life she was nobody here It was not just that shehad no friends and family nothing meant anything69 For a younggirl to leave the country she was born in and move to a foreign unknownatmosphere is very hard to overcome Eilis during the commute of whatsome would call the American dream faced extreme adversity withinherself Eilis was forced to make all of her decisions based off ofoutside influences and could not say no defend for herself or speakher mind When you start to read the novel the first paragraph is about Eilisadmiring her sister from a far The author goes into great detail oneverything that Rose does In the first paragraph of the novel Toibinstates Rose crossing the street from sunlight intoshadeToibin 3 As you can see the author is very detailed aboutwhat Rose does Even though Eilis is the main character in the storyshe does not get fully described in such depth as Rose does Everyoneadmires Rose and even tries to tell Eilis to be like Rose Rose tellsEilis what to do and Eilis just does as told She never voices heropinion For example the decision of her going to Brooklyn While still living in Ireland Eilis lived with her mother and hersister Rose While her mother did not make very much money Rose
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