Faithful: A Novel Themes & Motifs

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Loss of Childhood

When a person's childhood is gone, their hope for the future alters into a state of cynicism and forced independence, resulting in the creation of a total different person; but, when a child's childhood is yanked away from them before they are ready, it can have massive consequences for the rest of that person's life. When Shelby got into her car accident she was a young, bright, and optimistic teenager in high school. She had plans to attend NYU with her best friend and she did not think that anything bad in the world could ever happen. But the car crash changed Shelby down to the core. It took away all of the social comforts she once had. She was left feeling along and worthless, without a single lifeline in the world. Shelby lost her childhood, which results in her constant state of self-hatred...

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