What if one of those seemingly insignificant choices impacted your life forever? In “Choices” by Susan Kerslake we meet Peggy, a beautiful. The short story, “Choices” by Susan Kerslake is about an unexpected car crash of a couple named Peggy and Ken. Peggy and Ken “met like. In the short story Choices by Susan Kerslake, a woman named Peggy decides to go on a weekend trip with her boyfriend Ken and the two end.

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Tomas Galus December 6, at Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I think the author tried to make us aware of the consequences of doing small actions.

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What does the author want you to think? What if one of those seemingly insignificant choices impacted your life forever? Susan Kerslake uses subtle hints and very specific wording to give the reader the impression that Chooces would rather stay home than go on the trip with Ken.

Choices Choices often influence our everyday life, but have you ever thought about the small decisions that you make daily?

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. Peggy mentions that the plans that Ken had for the weekend, what they would do together, is something that she could accomplish at home.


Does the story remind you of another book or movie on a similar topic? One of those choices that I can relate to is texting while driving. How does the story help you think about social isues and social justice? Peggy has been asked by her friend, Ken, to go out for the weekend on a trip.

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Does it change after the accident? Amazing explanation,good work,seems like u put a lot of effort,looking forward to see more useful comments. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: What big question has this text left you with? Does Ken show Peggy that he feels any sense of responsabiliy to her after the accident?

I think that the authors ideas should be important to all people because we always take things for granted and overlook situations that could be life threatening, like getting in a car with your friend. Posted by Baillie Vickers at 9: Choices often influence our everyday life, but have you ever thought about the small decisions that you make daily?

In kkerslake mind, texting while you drive kerslaek seem like a small insignificant choice, but that one decision could cause you to lose your life. Email required Address never made public. Choicse you belong to any of the groups in the text? Why do you think the author wrote the text? Knowing that fact alone is why I choose not to text while I drive, in the hope that I can spare the life of someone else and mine.


We were still friends after that but recently his dad’s cancer came back and he needed a friend to talk to and i was here for him and this experience made me feel like i cuoices closer to him. Bh Post Older Post Home. Anonymous January 6, at 7: Notify me of new comments via email. I had to read it a couple times but the use of figurative language was really strong and i actually felt as if i was in her shoes.

What do you think caused the accident?

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Taha Shah February 13, at 6: What is Peggy’s sense of kerslakr relationship with Ken before the accident? I think that after the accident when he is sitting in the waiting room he feels responsible because he stays there craddling his head in his hands, and does not leave.

Susan Kerslake foreshadows the choice that Peggy ends up making and the consequences when you read the line: Does the story remind you of a chlices life event? Does this story have a good ending? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Which can be seen in the quote: Symbol God takes even the less deserving away from the ones we love.