Family. Your family will always be yours, for better or for worse. No matter how much you want them to be different, they will still be your family, and they will be for the rest of your life. They are your creator, and you are their legacy.
They will be there in times of celebration and they will be there in times of sorrow. Sorrow is also a big theme in the short story “Ice Break” by Astrid Blodgett from 2012.
The short story “Ice Break” by Astrid Blodgett from 2012 is a story about a family living in a western province of Canada. In the beginning of the story, we are introduced to the family and their internal disputes.
The short story is written by Astrid Blodgett who is a Canadian author. Astrid Blodgett lives in Alberta, which is also the setting where the short story takes place.
The beginning of the story takes place in the house, where the family is getting ready for the day to begin. The house is probably a smaller house, because the narrator refers to her room as “our room”: “I went to our bedroom and pulled it out from under my mattress.”
Based on this detail the reader is given an impression of the setting, the family is living in and maybe even an idea about their social status.
Some parts of the action take place in the truck, at the lake and in the cold water where the father and the children are fighting to escape the sinking truck.
In the beginning of the short story, the reader is introduced to the family and their three children. The family consists of a mother, a father and three daughters of whom one is the narrator.
Skriv et svar