Friends forever?

That was then, this is now

My thoughts about friendship and synthesis

I believe that friends are important in life. Friends should always be there for you when you are going through a hard time, but enjoy them while they're there because they might leave. In the book "That was then, this is now" Bryon and Mark are best friends until they start growing apart. Some friendships last for a very long time but others don't.

Facts about friendship-Theme

  1. "A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same" -Elbert Hubbard

This quote explains how a true friend will love you no matter what. In the book, "That was then, this is now" Bryon loved Mark even though he didn't approve of everything he did.

2. "People believe actions speak louder than words. A good friend will always be there to help."

This quote shows the friendship qualities between Bryon and Mark because in the beginning of the book, "That was then, this is now" they were always there for each other.

3. "Friendships may not last. Friendships can lose importance and die gradually. Some friendships end abruptly with unresolved conflict. The worst enemy of friendships is change by one or both friends. There is usually pain with the loss of friendship.In fact, friendships end with pain and change."

In the book "That was then, this is now" Mark's and Bryon's friendship ended because of them growing up and changing.

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