Trauma Effects-The Hate u Give
We live in a world where those who close mean the world to us. Weather it is our family, friends, or even possible relationships. There is a point in time where we will regret things and one of those things would definitely not being there for that person when you felt you had to or fighting with them and in the long run you will regret it as something out of nowhere may happen. In the reading the “Hate u Give” by Angie Thomas that takes place in Atlanta, Georgia the main character Starr holds back things that she does not let anyone know about but her two closets friends Natasha and Khalil. Sadly, there is a point where they end up passing away and she really holds back things that she does not want to tell anyone. The point that Angie Thomas is trying to tell us is that when you lose someone close you must try to keep your head up and not let it affect you, otherwise you will suffer from trauma affects that may be hard to get out of, opening up is always the key. As such trauma effects-the Hate U Give are presented throughout the literature.The story begins out as the main character Starr goes to a party with her friends and just can’t seem to fit in at all as she doesn’t know anyone or drinks liquor as they do. She ends up seeing people at the party that looked familiar to her that she might have went to school with in the past. As the party gets turned up a bit, she finally sees a recognizable face and that person was one of her closest friends that she’s known since third grade and his name is Khalil. Khalil now a days is known for getting into a lot of trouble like Kenya but much worse and that is by selling drugs.