Quote Meaning: The quote signifies how with "power in you" you are able to conquer any obstacle that comes forth due to the hidden strength that is kept inside. This quote connects to Copper Sun because it shows how Afi recognizes the incredible strength that Amari has within herself to withstand the horrors that will soon come as a slave. This also foreshadows how Amari will not be conquered and will not let her spirit die.
Meaning to Me: With this quote, it signifies to me that everyone has strength within themselves that is yet to be discovered. However, only our true strength will shine through in order for us to succeed in the most difficult circumstances to show that with "power" you are able to conquer any obstacle in your path.
Application to Life: This quote can be applied to my life because by having strength within yourself you are able to triumph in the very situation that seems to be breaking you. Strength is also the motivation for me to keep moving forward and without it I would not be able to endure any difficult situation because I would not feel reassured that I would succeed in the circumstances.
Thematic Statement: Through power you can conquer any situation.
Picture Connection to Quotation: The picture connects to the quotation of "I see power in you" (Draper 37) by signify that the flower had enough power hidden within itself that it was able to grow through the concrete even though it seemed that it was an impossible situation.
Picture Connection to Book: The picture directly connects to the book because it compares the flower to Amari by showing how even though Amari went through many horrors of being a slave she was able to develop and prosper such as the flower with her hidden strength by overcoming the nearly impossible situations which is signified as the concrete.
Picture meaning to Me: This picture symbolizes to me how through power within oneself you are able to triumph through any difficulties that you may run into. I choose this picture because it clearly shows how one simple flower may seem weak to anyone but it was still able to grow through the concrete that seemed invisible because it contained a hidden strength within itself that no one knew it was capable of.