The Ethical Dilemma In My Sister's Keeper

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My Sisters Keeper is a 2009 American Drama based on the book of the same name. This movie is about Anna Fitzgerald a thirteen-year-old teenager who has undergone a countless amount of medical procedures in her short life Though her older sister’s life has no doubt been prolonged, the decision of Anna's parents has cracked the entire family's foundation. When Anna decides to sue her parents for emancipation, it sets off a court case that threatens to destroy the family for good. The ethical themes at stake are all between the two-main character Anna and Kate. As well as the ethical dilemma in the film. The ethical dilemma in My Sister’s Keeper is about Anna, who was made as a genetically engineered baby to be a donor and a match to her older sister, who is battling Leukemia and eventually needs a new Kidney. As she is getting older thought the film she realizes what she has been doing her whole is wrong, Anna is faced with the dilemma of whether or not she should do what is best for herself or her dying older sister Kate. Natural …show more content…
In the movie, it would be right to stop taking parts from Anna to keep Kate alive because all Kate wants to do is die and not see her sister suffer anymore, Anna just wants her parents to see that she does not want to donate anymore, and Anna wants the doctors to stop taking blood, and kidneys and bone marrow away from her. The majority of the supporting character in the film just wanted Kate to be happy (In the end she eventually passed away) even if that means she would have to die peacefully. This illuminates that people care more about Kate rather than Anna because all people want is keep her want and they do not really care about Anna, although she wants this all to stop and character see that the supporting characters still do not care all they care about is Kate and Kate living and being

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