Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close By Jonathan Safran Foer

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Everyday there are people falling in love or going through breakups, after enough trust has been given and received it is common to marry; yet there are no words to describe how one might feel after their trust is broken. The narration in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer, revolves around the unknown, complex situation of why Grandma’s husband left her, AND WHAT HER LIFE HAS BEEN SINCE THEN. When Oskar’s grandmother is betrayed by her husband, Thomas Schell, it creates a sense of a hopeless and desperate life.

Humans ARE CONSTANTLY FACING DIFFERENT TYPE OF DIFFICULTIES, yet what might seem the easiest way out AT THE MOMENT, IS NOT NECESSARILY THE best answer, and EVEN LESS when it implies hurting someone else. Betrayal happened the
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In addition, he left exactly when she mentioned she was pregnant, it must definitely be frustrating for her to realize she had to raise her child AS A SINGLE MOTHER. While suffering, Grandma let out her feelings and complained, “I thought he would write. Or send money. Or ask for pictures of the baby, if not me. For forty years not a word” (Safran Foer 233). Grandmother felt defrauded and heartbroken, not only by the fact that he left but because he never showed up in any form or helped in any way; he was disinterested about her and his son, BEING THE SECOND ONE WORSER. It was hopeless for Grandmother to know she was now by herself. Nevertheless, time HEALS AND helps to recover from difficulties, by changing the PERSPECTIVE FROM WHICH one LOOKs AT life. Throughout the book, Grandma’s life has changed a lot for example, she mentioned, “I spent my life learning to feel less. Everyday I felt less. You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness”(Safran Foer 180). Her

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