A naive young lady, Editha bases her nostalgic perspectives about the war on the sensationalist reporting that she peruses in the present papers. She demands that her life partner, George Pearson, an outspoken opponent, battle in the Spanish-American War. She is overjoyed that war is being announced and can't comprehend his aversion for war and his reluctance to battle in a war. She trusts that a man who needs to win he should plan something for merit her. Presently is his opportunity, on the grounds that the Spanish-American War has been pronounced. Editha happily rehashes jingoistic paper expressions to George, however he stays amusing, astute, and judicious.
At the point when George leaves Editha's essence after the war has been proclaimed, Editha's mom says that she trusts that George won't enroll, yet Editha trusts that he will. Editha puts her wedding band and different keepsakes into a bundle with a letter to George guiding him to keep them until he enrolls. She chooses to keep the bundle for some time in the event that George makes the best decision. George comes back to the Balcom family unit that night with the news that he has driven the prowar speakers at the town meeting and will be the chief of the neighborhood volunteers.
When individuals join a college or university, they experience major stress which they have never experienced before. This is could be because of changes in lifestyle, new responsibilities and excessive workload they are burdened with.
These factors subsequently increases students' stress level and may have negative impact on their performance as a result. The two ways which stress could impact negatively on student's performance at college or university are:
1. Poor performance in academics: With overwhelming stress and pressure, students tend to lose focus and concentration during lectures or studying. As a result, they may perform very poor during exams and assessments.
2. Changes in their personalities: Many students who go through a lot of stress avoid social interaction and gatherings. They chose to remain away from people and consequently develops hostile personalities.