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Because I Am Furniture Anke S Father Is Abusive But Not To Her He Attacks Her Brother And Sister, But She S Just An Invisible Witness In A House Of Horrors, On The Brink Of Disappearing Altogether Until She Makes The Volleyball Team At School At First Just Being Exhausted After Practice Feels Good, But As Anke Becomes Part Of The Team, Her Confidence Builds When She Learns To Yell Mine To Call A Ball, She Finds A Voice She Didn T Know Existed For The First Time, Anke Is Seen And Heard Soon, She S Imagining A Day That Her Voice Will Be Loud Enough To Rescue Everyone At Home Including Herself.

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • Because I Am Furniture
  • Thalia Chaltas
  • English
  • 23 August 2019
  • 0670062987

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  1. says:

    This is disgusting, disturbing, horrific and sadyet so beautiful and honest.So deep and moving,So heart wrenching.How terrifying it must beto be terrified of your own Father.How mind f ing it must beto want any attention from him,to be jeaouls of your sisters rape,to desire to be beatenor yelled atjust something to know he knows you exist.How powerful you must feelknowing you are the reason he was sent to jail,how powerless you must feel to know he is now out.You are no longer furnature.Yo This is disgusting, disturbing, horrific and sadyet so beautiful and honest.So deep and moving,So heart wrenching.How terrifying it must beto be terrified of your own Father.How mind f ing it must beto want any attention from him,to be jeaouls of your sisters rape,to des...


  2. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This book just didn t work for me It s a novel in verse, which I usually like very much But I don t think that the story should have been told that way I think it should have been a regular novel.The verse alternated between pretty sophomoric stuff, I supposed in an attempt to make the voice of the 14 year old protagonist authentic, and some high level word usage within the verse,which would not fit a 14 year old living in the situation.The father is over the top abusive beats up the son, This book just didn t work for me It s a novel in verse, which I usually like very much But I don t think that the story should have been told that way I think it should have been a regular novel.The verse alternated between pretty sophom...


  3. says:

    I am always there.But they don t care if I ambecause I am furniture.I don t get hitI don t get fondledI don t get lovebecause I am furnitureSuits me fine.Anke has a difficult home life, though that is putting it mildly Her father is abusive She sees all Hears all Yet though a witness, she s somehow avoided being the subject of his abuse Though witnessing it is damaging enough as it is Can a teen girl break out of her silence and get help for her troubled family Because I Am Furniture is I am always there.But they don t care if I ambecause I am furniture.I don t get hitI don t get fondledI don t get lovebecause I am furnitureSuits me fine.Anke has a difficult home life, though that is putting it mildly Her father is abusive She sees all Hears all Yet though a witn...


  4. says:

    Goodreads asks what do you think Well, where do I begin I read this book in one sitting, roughly one hour Took me roughly another hour to return to reality Written in verse, a form I absolutely love, when done correctly, I am Furniture unravels the lives of a family plagued by abuse sexual, physical, mental, and emotional abuse The story reveals the rawness of emotion and the roller coaster of feelings that exist when an individual develops her ability to want something better There w Goodreads asks what do you think Well, where do I begin I read this book in one sitting, roughly one hour Took me roughly another hour to return to reality Written in verse, a form I absolutely love, when done correctly, I am Furniture unravels the lives of a family plagued by abuse sexual, physical, mental, and emotional abuse The story reveals the rawness of emotion and the roller coaster of feelings that exist when an individual develops her ability to want something bette...


  5. says:

    The plot was good and the verse was actually not terrible, but the ending felt abrupt and I didn t really connect to the characters at all.


  6. says:

    This review was originally published on Clear Eyes, Full Shelves Thalia Chaltas Because I am Furniture exemplifies the unique power of novels in verse There are a lot of yougn adult novels about family violence, and many of them are excellent However, in Because I am Furniture, the verse form allows the reader to experience the house of horrors in which Anke, the main character, lives.Fourteen year old Anke s siblings are terrorized by their abusive father while her mother passively watchesThis review was originally published on Clear Eyes, Full Shelves Thalia Chaltas Because I am Furniture exemplifies the unique power of novels in verse There are a lot of yougn adult novels about family violence, and many of them are excellent However, in Because I am Furniture, the verse form allows the reader to experience the house of horrors in which Anke, the main character, lives.Fourteen year old Anke s siblings are terrorized by their abusive father while her mother passively watches, seemingly accepting the violence and sexual abuse of her children Anke, however, is simply ignore...


  7. says:

    Not only are the verses in this book beautifully written with meaningful poetic devices, if you re inclined toward noting that sort of thing, the topic is unfortunately, always contemporary.There s so much I could say about this fantastic book, but I ll focus in on a couple of points Anke believes it s better to be like a piece of furniture in her family Those who are noticed are hit and sexually used and abused She s the youngest and somehow ignored in nearly every aspect of the family s lif Not only are the verses in this book beautifully written with meaningful poetic devices, if you re inclined toward noting that sort of thing, the topic is unfortunately, always contemporary.There...


  8. says:

    Because I Am Furniture is written in verse, and it works It s quite a powerful novel that deals with an interesting subject child abuse Of course, we ve seen it, read it, heard it all before But Anke s not the one being abused, she s the witness of the abuse, which is probably equally as tough.Even though it s a thick enough book, because it s in verse, it goes very quickly I was able to read it in one day, almost in one go I however, thought that maybe it was a little too short There per Because I Am Furniture is written in verse, and it works It s quite a powerful novel that deals with an interesting subject child abuse Of course, we ve seen it, read it, heard it all before But Anke s not the one being abused, she s the witness of the abuse, which is probably equally as tough.Even though it s a thick enough book, because it s in verse, it goes very quickly I was able to read it in one day, almost in one go I however, thought that maybe it was a little too short There perhaps wasn t as much depth and detail as I may have liked It describes her life, her experiences with volleyball, her journey to finding the strength to speak out But that s really it I would have liked to learn aboutof the characters opinions Exactly ...


  9. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Because I am Furiture, is not the best book ever It is written in verse, but I think that it should have been written as a regular novel I read the excerpt and saw how she plays volleyball and I knew that it was going to be cheesey I still gave it a chance, though Then I saw how it was in rhyme Noone should ever write poetry about volleyball I could not stand it Then rest of the book was ratherHer dad is a creepo and I don t know why Anke s the protaganist mom ever married him and w Because I am Furiture, is not the best book ever It is written in verse, but I think that it should have been written as a regular novel I read the excerpt and saw how she plays volleyball and I knew that it was going to be cheesey I still gave it a chance, though Then I saw how it was in rhyme Noone should ever write poetry about volleyball I could not stand it Then rest of the book was ratherHer dad is a creepo and I don t know why Anke s the protaganist mom ever married him and why she was still married to him He beats up Anke s older brother and older sister and I m pretty sure that he rapes them both I know he rapes the sister And her mom does absolutely nothing I do not know why In fact it seems like she thinks that it is like helping them or something When he goes in their rooms, I think we all know what that means, she said that he was just making peace with them So...


  10. says:

    To be perfectly honest, this book would have been better in my opinion if it was not poetry Poetry is just not my thing The character development of Anke was great, she finally spoke up about what was going on at home You got to read what you got to read in school Still a good book though.

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