Judith Guest Essays

11th Grade

Ordinary People

One’s life is shaped as a cause of on the effect from others. For instance, if a teenage boy’s mother and friend give off a negative effect, the boy, Conrad, will begin to feel depressed inside and begin to reject himself. This means that...

9th Grade

Ordinary People

To add an element to a story, authors tend to use colors to allude to specific details, thoughts, or feelings of characters. Judith Guest’s novel, Ordinary People, is a coming of age tale which forces readers to analyze the different characters...