The Shattered Shadow
- 18569 Words
- Ages 16 and up
Ann is born in a family with parents having estranged relationship due to infidelity. She has seen how terrible anguish struck her mother’s heart when her father was caught red-handed having affair with other women. The image of unfaithfulness in her father has been overshadowing her for years with all the traumas and phobias succumbed within her, consequently she has completely lost trust on men. There is an inner voice constantly alerting her to stay away from men, otherwise she’ll go through her mother’s suffering. Therefore, she keeps herself isolated from male friends since kids until college time. She thought she wouldn’t be married in this life but finally she is unable to escape from her destiny, repeating her mother’s tormenting life story.
When linguistic student Ann meeting Tim, a brilliant, soft- spoken and decent man from the engineering faculty, she has forgotten the intimidating spell of man like her father. Tim is unable to resist the beauty of Ann and her independent spirit. After some years indulged in romance and intimacy, finally they get married and have a child in later years. The nightmare begins… [more]
Keywords: Self help, divorce, dilemma, journey, life, conflict, self-conflict