...Divorced, Beheaded, Survived Essay
…Divorced, Beheaded, Survived
Robin Black's short story …Divorced, Beheaded, Survived is calling attention to the discussion about protection of the children. Themes like decision, family and nonetheless life and death shows up as important subjects.
The story is told in the perspective of three plots.
First, Sarah tells about how she, her brother and their friends used to play behind their childhood home after school when they were kids, how they’d always played a stage play about King Henry VIII of England and Anne Boleyn, the second wife of him.
The childhood was the good times with all their friends and fun. Everyone was very excited to play Anne in the play, even the boys, included her brother. Sarah would love …show more content…
The narrator of the story is Sarah. She is married to Lyle and mother for two children Coco and Mark.
She has a limited point of view, only a few times, she tries to enter the omniscient role of knowing what her old friends might though, “Maybe Jeff Mandelbaum’s mother saw a different side of her son after my brother died. Could detect a new thoughtfulness in his eyes. Maybe Molly Denham cried herself to sleep for weeks.