Earth is located beneath the water, and the wife of the Ancient Chief falls through the hole left by the uprooted tree. The animals who live in the water know she is from the Skyland and that she cannot survive in the water. The muskrat saves her by diving into action and bringing the Earth up to the surface. Once the muskrat comes up, she puts Earth on the turtle’s back. After the Earth was placed on the turtle’s back, the wife drops seeds she was holding from the Great Tree onto the land.
Part of the secret you can’t even see, these lizards have hip joints that rotate 360 degrees, meaning that they can turn their entire torso around. All of these specialized feature allows the basilisks is run 5 feet per second! That’s an average of running 5 more than 5 miles an hour! This feat is rather amazing but the basilisk can only run for for about 10 to 20 meters before they slow down enough to sink (“Do the Lizard Walk”). So don’t think that these lizards are living on the surface of the water, they usually only run to escape from predators or to chase prey and they otherwise spend the majority of their time in the trees and rocks close to the water so that they can sprint away at a moment’s notice.
(Homer 885). He took his responsibility of his crew to new lengths and empowered them to stay strong. Odysseus connected their past to their future to renew their prospective. Continually throughout the story, Odysseus either takes on more responsibility or conquered enormous amounts of it. Homer’s epic poem labeled The Odyssey depicts society struggles with handling responsibility through Odysseus’ crew, the main character Odysseus, and the Cyclops.
In order to survive our adversities some of us need survival factors. For instance, Salva Dut from “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park needed survival factors in order to survive his adversities. This book is nonfiction and explains the story of Salva Dut-Ariik and what he did to survive. Salva used many survival factors such as bravery, hope and determination. Salva needed bravery.
Essential to overcoming adversity is the ability to cause change in yourself and others around you. In the book, The Scorch Trials by James Dashner, Thomas has to learn how to Understand and survive in the Scorch. This helps him to overcome his fears. They are having to go to the Scorch. Ultimately, James Dashner teaches us that You have to show courage and determination to succeed in life even when things are hard to do.
On the side of the SEABEE arms, are the ranks of the Navy Petty Officers. The more work that SEABEE is put in the higher the SEABEE rank is. The hands are full with tools like pipe ranch, and hammer. It shows the SEABEE can still do his job or they came to do a job regardless if they have to or not. Frank would to subtext the SEABEE motto "WE BUILD WE FIGHT".
The challenges, temptations, and abyss are what change initiates into heroes and show if they are up to the challenge. Edmond Dantes from The Count of Monte Cristo, Odysseus from The Odyssey, and Santiago from The Alchemist, and all face a number of challenges, temptations, and an abyss throughout their hero's journey and they all overcome these hardships, proving their heroicness. In The Count of Monte Cristo, Edmond Dantes has a paradisiacal life before his journey begins. While he is in the Chateau d’If prison, he meets a priest named Abbe.
In Nathaniel Philbrick’s In the Heart of the Sea the crew of the Essex is set adrift in the Pacific forcing them to break the boundaries set by society and do whatever it takes to survive. As the whaleship Essex made its whaling trip through the Pacific, a vicious attack by a whale, poor decisions, depleted rations, and extreme starvation lead to cannibalism. To begin, a catastrophic event first turns the crew of the Essex towards cannibalism as they are forced to limit their supplies of food and water.
When people are put in a situation that involves their life they are like a freight train that will never stop. In the story, The Sea Devil by Arthur Gordon represents the importance on how individuals can respond to challenges that they are faced with. When people are put in life or death situations, they have to dig deep to find the strength and motivation to get out of the problem. Furthermore, individuals are able to respond to the changes that could occur in life or death situations. Strength and motivation can help an individual to get out of a conflict they are in.
In the third chapter of The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, the author uses diction, symbolism, and imagery to foreshadow the Joad’s family journey to California through the connection with the turtle’s minutest movement. The turtle’s every movement portrays several circumstances that the Joad’s family have to overcome, in order to reach their goal to find reasonable jobs. Both the turtle and Joad’s family is traveling towards the southwest with different levels of obstacles waiting ahead of their journey, thus will provide discomfort with the lack of speed they have to succeed each and every problem. Also we can infer that the Joad’s family is moving really slowly and cautiously, because turtles are meant to be slow on land. So the author uses numerous rhetorical devices to correspond with the endurance of the turtle and the Joad’s family.
70 common limpets were identified in the 40m bracket identified as the littoral zone, between 0m to 40m. The common limpet employs a range of adaptations to survive the abiotic and biotic conditions associated with the littoral zone. Firstly, the limpet uses a structural adaptation to overcome the harsh wave action in the tidal zone, by using their radula to grip on to imperfections in the rock. Furthermore, they employ a behavioural adaptation of grinding their shells down into the rock, to further ensure they are not swept away by the tide. Additionally, the limpet utilises a behavioural adaptation regarding its tough shell and powerful radula, to defend against predators.
Chapter 3 (pgs 20-22): This chapter is primarily narrative about a land turtle. In the story the turtle is meet with various obstacles and overcomes them in the end. It 's a hot day and the turtle makes his way up one side of the highways. As the turtle crosses the black pavement, tow cars pass.
Egg Drop Activity was one of my favorite experience that I was excited to explore in this class. while working on this activity, I had a fun time to cooperate with my classmate, Briana to try different ways to protect the egg. However, I was struggling to layering materials provided to protect the egg because I needed to hold the egg carefully. While exploring with this activity, I learned that from this experience that everybody had different techniques, and they also used diverse materials to protect the egg. Personally, I took a long time to think critically and creatively to make the protection for the egg.
Characterization is a literary element utilized by Chris Crutcher in Whale Talk, throughout the story, to help the readers get a better, established, understanding of the characters, to further develop his story. The characters in Whale Talk are believable and realistic which helps the reader to connect their knowledge to the story, and to enhance their comprehension of the story. The main character is a round character, and his name is The Tao Jones, but he prefers the nickname T.J. Through direct characterization, the reader knows that T.J. turns down every opportunity he receives that relate to participating in team sports, even though he a very athletic young man, which makes him complex, and somewhat difficult to understand. T.J. explains, “I’ll be breaking a career-long rule banning myself from
Mako shark 's body is shaped to swim fast. They have a long slim body to allow the mako shark to swim up to 40 mile per hour(Sharks World, 2015). Their back ranges from a dark blue to a purple with a white belly. Male mature to be 2 meters maximum, females mature to be 2.6 to 4 meters long(Carson, 2015). Their average weight is 551.61 pounds to 1,102.31 pounds.