Instead he switches to painting however he soon realises that he is not very good at painting.
It evolves around of one the greatest dreams the writer ever had and once pursued. It also has a realistic tinge to it as it evolves around the problems, insecurities and challenges one has to face in life.
He confides in his friend Michael Lazarus and not his parents.
Otherwise, he is just an adolescent who worries about what clothes to wear to the all important interview. Finally, the third way Morris Lurie uses to describe these feelings is making the main character have no control of his anxiety.
One cannot blame because the father can only talk of the cheque. He outlines his disappointment when he says: This is evident when Nu is shouting at his mom for checking his mail and how negatively he describes his father and his actions. A generation of hopeless romantics.
His mother who has been basking in his fame among friends and family would suddenly have nothing to say. The Sitting Bee, 8 Oct. The level the narrator is aiming for may not have been reached by the narrator and as such he choose to give up on painting and become a dreamer like the rest of his classmates.
Author skips school for the appointment.
Which may be the point that Lurie is attempting to make. He is not fearful of pursuing them: Autobiography Use of Imagery Story written in 1st person in voice of young narrator.
Nu wants to be a comic strip artist more than anything else. The Sitting Bee, 8 Oct. The story explores the uncertainties and trials of being an adolescent with unsupportive parents.
But we are humans are we not?. Called as "Nu" by parents. This becomes increasingly obvious. Title: The title of this story is “My Greatest Ambition”.
Firstly the title is in first person perspective. This allows the reader to expect the story to be narrated in first person. Secondly, the title states ‘greatest ambition’, allowing the reader to perceive that the narrator of the story is most probably narrating one of their greatest ambitions, either held in the past or still.
In My Greatest Ambition by Morris Lurie we have the theme of hope, aspiration, disappointment, rejection and disillusion. Narrated in the first person by a man called Lurie (assumed to be the author) the story is a memory piece and the reader realises from the beginning of the story that Lurie may be exploring the theme of hope and aspiration.
My Greatest Ambition has 13 ratings and 0 reviews: 7 pages, Paperback/5(13). How does the author describe the feelings of anxiety and excitement of the boy? My Greatest Ambition is a story written by Morris Lurie in about a.
My Greatest Ambition is a story written by Morris Lurie in about a thirteen-year-old boy whose greatest ambition was being a comic-strip artist although at the end he grows out of it.
In this text the author can easily transmit the feelings of anxiety and excitement of the main character in different ways.
My Greatest Ambition by Morris Lurie My Greatest Ambition is a short story about teenager boy and his dream to become a comic-strip artist.
This story shows the many sides of our life. Also this story might inspire others.
This boy has been wanting to become a comic-strip artist.My greatest ambition morris lurie