Essay about Mia 's Choice Of Life

1277 Words Sep 17th, 2014 6 Pages
“I realize now that dying is easy, living is hard” (Forman 175). This quote is so much more than just words; it represents a choice, Mia’s choice between life and death. Stuck outside her lifeless body, Mia is presented with the choice of staying and living with what she has left on this earth, or leaving and joining her deceased family. With her loved ones watching over her, Mia reminisces about her life and the possibilities of her future, as she is faced with this powerful decision. In the end, Mia decides she has so much more reasons to stay, than leave. I will be questioning what caused Mia to stay, predicting what happened after she woke up, and evaluating the overall book. What caused Mia to stay after losing so much? I believe Mia stayed because of the loved ones she had left and all the possibilities of her future that she may never have known. Family and friends mean a great deal to Mia and she means a great deal to them. Mia’s whole family is at the hospital, day and night, worrying about her and hoping she pulls through. Her grandparents are there for her the most though, they talk to her as if she were awake and not in her coma state. Her grandfather even goes as far to tell her it is alright if she decides to go, because he understands that waking up would be so much harder. Her friend, Kim, is also another loved one she would be extremely heartbroken to leave. Her and Kim are so much alike that they initially hated each other. Mia does not know what she would…

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