The brutal treatment the Haitian military metes out to the Haitian people is one of the driving forces of Krik? It breaks apart families, tears lovers asunder, forces characters to make difficult decisions, and causes them to question their allegiance to their mother country. The brutality of the government and military is not only physical. It also has elements of psychological warfare.
Haiti has experienced it all. Through the novel Krik? Edwidge Danticat shares stories of Haitians experiencing tragedy. She expresses how Haitians can find hope even in suffering. Danticat uses the motifs of generations and children to convey the idea that Haitians can discover hope even when experiencing pain and hardship. In a suffering society where job opportunities are slim, people find hope through generations of children.
There is a grace in denial. The pain of losing the loved one is too deep, she can not handle the fact that Penelope is really gone and as a result, her mind creates the lies that Penelope only temporarily goes somewhere and will return home to see her someday. And, the temporary denial seems to help Juliet evade the feelings of being left behind and sufferance for the disappearance of her daughter, however, she cannot run away from the truth forever, she forces facing it and that is the moment all the feelings she denies come and surround…. In the great gastby Daisy has the ability to chose to have a child. Daisy claims that she loves her daughter, but what is love in daisy eyes.
People tend to remember the instances where they changed a right answer to a wrong one Lilenfeld et al. It easier for people to remember the mistakes they have made and forget the times they might have actually dodged a bullet. For these reasons, people believe this myth to be true. While it is nice to believe that intuition is always right, it is not an efficient tool to use when taking a test.