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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In your mind, texting while you drive can seem like a small insignificant choice, but that one decision could cause you to lose your life.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. 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.

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Hi, constantly i used to check website posts here early in the break of day, as i love to find out more and more. Does it change after the accident? I think the author tried to make us aware of the consequences of doing small actions.

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Hasti Nozadi October 8, at By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. 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. What is Peggy’s sense of her relationship with Ken before the accident?


How does the story help you think about social isues and social justice? Tomas Galus December 6, at What do you think caused the accident? This site uses cookies.

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Short Stories on the Short Bus: Choices – Susan Kerslake

What does the author want you to think? You are commenting using your WordPress. Peggy has been asked by her friend, Ken, to go out for the weekend on a trip. Tuesday, October 12, Choices – Susan Kerslake.

Does Ken show Peggy that he feels any sense of responsabiliy to her after the accident? Choices often influence our everyday life, but have you ever thought about the small decisions that you make daily? I think that after the accident when he choice sitting in the waiting room he feels responsible because he stays there craddling his head in his hands, and does not leave.

Why do you think the author wrote the text? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Amazing explanation,good work,seems like u put a lot of effort,looking forward to see more kerslaek comments. 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. Peggy mentions that the plans that Ken had for the weekend, what they would do together, is something that she could accomplish at home.


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

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Newer Post Older Post Home. Does the story remind you of a real life event? Susan Kerslake uses subtle hints and very specific wording to give the reader the impression that Peggy would rather stay home than go on the trip with Ken.

She then worked at Children’s hospital in the Child Life Department. One of those choices that I can relate to is texting while driving. Which can be seen in the quote: You are commenting using your Facebook account. Does the story remind you of another book or movie on a similar topic? Does this story have a good ending? What if one of those seemingly insignificant choices impacted your life forever?

Susan Kerslake foreshadows the choice that Bt ends up making and the consequences when you read the line: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: What big question has this text left you with? We were still suan 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 was closer to him.