Saturday, March 2, 2019
A Yellow Raft in Blue Water
Nicole Freche Mr. Ontiveros World Literature 2nd period December 5, 2010 Friends unendingly Trust is like a vase once its disturbed, though you back fix the vase, itll never be the same again Author unknown. close to every person has had at least whizz person who he or she fire confide their secrets. Over cadence one freighter learn whether or not he or she can imprecate or believe another will hold that confidence. If that certitude is shattered, it takes time again to reconcile and to earn it back.In Michael Dorriss novel, A Yellow jam in Blue Water, Ida is a girl who entrusts in her young aunt Clara with secrets from school to boys. When Clara reveals Idas hope most Willard Pretty detent, the trust is broken despite this, Ida still helps Clara and also creates herself a new certitude with Claras daughter, Christine. Clara comes to live with Ida and her family to take care of Mama and instantly Ida becomes un causal agencyable with her. Clara is the opposite of Ida pretty, little, and neat. Ida acts very friendly and giving towards Clara.After a while she admits that she confided my secrets and seek her advice (Dorris, 303). Ida even felt encouraged by her sureness (304) with what she has told her especially when Ida tells Clara about her crush and hope of Willard Pretty Dog. Clara makes Ida feel good about herself with the advice she gives her. Ida feels as if she has a friend that she can trust and a person who can be a role model. Ida has created her certitude through Clara. Clara has brought shame to the family and is great(predicate) with Idas fathers child.In order to hide this shame Clara came up with the idea of Ida pretending to be with child. Clara mentioning this hurts Ida solely what hurts Ida even more is the reason behind the story that makes it more plausible to Mama and Papa. Clara tells them that No one would be surprised. Everyones aware shes after Willard Pretty Dog (309). Ida is shocked at Claras betrayal of revealing her hopes. Claras comment does not only break Idas certitude in her, but also shows the low inclination Clara has on Ida.