The story contains two main character arguing about the procedure of an abortion. Jig is obviously questioning their relationship. By the way she replies to him and by the current situation they are going through. She is certainly unhappy with their relationship at the moment. In top of all she is not sure about going through with the procedure. “The American” wants Jig to go through the procedure. He feels like if she goes through with the abortion, things will go back to what the used to be. She doesn’t feel that way; she knows things will not be exactly like they were before. Jig knows that if she goes through with the abortion they would have made the decision that they don’t want a family. She’s not sure if that’s what she truly wants.
In Linda Park’s novel “A Long Water To Water” Linda talks about a 11 year old boy named Salva Dut who had to go through the Second Sudanese war and had to leave everything behind and go to the bushes and ha
Perseverance is an important theme in A Long Walk To Water. The first example of Perseverance is when Salva listens to what his uncle says. His uncle uses his full name, and Salva thinks of his family. Uncle tells him to only walk as far as that bush, or clump of rocks. Salva perseveres by thinking of his family. By thinking of his family, Salva is able to keep walking even though he’s tired, thirsty, hungry, and his feet hurt. The second example of Perseverance is when Salva is in the refugee camp. He hates the refugee camp and wants to get out of there. “I only need to get through the rest of this day, he told himself. This day and no other.” (pg 73) This shows that Salva is persevering because even though he hates the refugee camp, he
A very important theme in the book A Long Walk to Water is perseverance. The first example that perseverance is an important theme is how Nya walks back and forth to a faraway pond 2 times a day, every day, for seven months a year without stopping. Also, on the path, there are thorns everywhere that are painful to remove. Nya only gets a small bit of water and rest even though it is very hot and dry. Even the water that Nya gets with much pain and suffering is muddy and infected with Guinea Worms. Another reason perseverance is an important theme in A Long Walk to Water is because Salva had to cross the Aboko desert for 3 days. Also, “Salva’s shoes stood no chance against the hot stony desert ground. page 52 ,” which means that Salva's shoes were reduced to shreds and he had to walk on the hot ground for 3 days. Also, because Salva’s shoes broke, he lost a toenail by hitting it on a rock and still had to keep walking. In addition to that pain, Salva had little water and food to keep him going. In fact, the only way he did was his uncle’s advice to take little steps at a time and Salva picturing himself with his family, who he doesn’t know where they are. As if that wasn’t
It was the summer of 1985 is Southern Sudan when many people sent out on a journey to have a better life. Salva, the main character was able to survive by using adaptability, positive attitude, and motivation. Salvas adventure was very crazy and scary. He watched many people die in front of him.
Culture, time, and place are all important in the development of Salva’s identity. Salva is one of the lost boys who wandered aimlessly in Africa, fleeing from the violence and bloodshed. Without any of these three factors, Salva would be missing a large portion of his personality.
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.
Linda Sue Park’s book entitled A Long Walk To Water is about two people on different paths that eventually meet. One character named Nya is a girl who walks 12 hours a day to get water for her family. While the other character Salva is a boy who is left in a country surrounded by war. In Salva’s story, his survival became possible through three main factors:his uncle, food and water; the memory of his family.
In the book A Long Walk to Water, the main character Salva must overcome a lot of challenges in order for his survival. He is persistent, a hard worker, and just overall a very lucky young boy. These factors are very big reasons for his survival.
In A Long Walk To Water, perseverance is an important theme. When things were hard Salva never gave up. The first example of perseverance is when Salva kept walking and walking and more walking with the group. It felt as if nothing was real, but what used to be hunger, a hollow in his stomach, but later a horrible buzzing pain in every part of him. He was tired and hungry, but he never gave up hope of reaching. He kept looking for his family and believed he could find them. When Uncle died, Salva was still determined to reach the refugee camp, and when he did he was still determined to find his family. Without Uncle, the group’s attitude changed, and they grumbled about him being too young and small, and nobody
A major theme in the true story, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park is perseverance. Perseverance is to stay steady in what you are doing or in a purpose, especially when you are faced with difficulties. This is a perfect theme for A Long Walk to Water because the main character, Salva Dut, an 11 year old Sudanese boy, faced many difficulties and kept going. He took things ‘bit by bit, one step at a time’, a lesson he learned from his uncle that helped him get through the desert, and he applied it to his life and kept going and believing his family was alive. Even though he almost died many times, he did not give up, and he went back to his home country and helped many people have better lives by building wells and giving them clean drinking water. Another character in this book is Nya, an eleven year old Sudanese girl, who has to walk eight hours every day to get water for her family. She always keeps going, even though the way is hard because it is hot and the ground hurts to walk on.
“There is no one left to help me. They think I am weak and useless.” Salva is getting stronger because no one will help him. He gets stronger the more he gets disincluded. Salva finds his uncle. Now he will be alright. “Eh nephew!” he said in a cheerful voice. “We are together now, so I will look after you.” (35) Salva gets help from his uncle. His uncle helps him get through the desert and the bush. Salva finds his father in the hospital. ‘Salva waited. Mawien Dut stared for a long moment. Then he cried out, “Salva! My son, my son!”’ (105) Salva learns that his oldest and youngest brother died, but his sisters and mother and brother were still alive in the village. They have a time of rejoice. Family is really important for Salva and the lost
Do you know what it takes to survive? In A Long Walk to water, Salva[how he had to survive]. Salva had to be very brave t do what he did and very strong to do it. There were many factors that helped Salva survive such as persistence, leadership, and strength.
Have you ever gone through the desert with only a small gourd of water? Well, the Lost boys of Sudan went through South Sudan to get away from the war, and some other challenges. In the book a Walk to Water Salva and Nya have problems of getting water, but Salva is based on a real person who went through the challenges of losing his family and the brutal Sudanese war. These are some of the challenges he faced and how he solved them with what he had throughout his life.
Imagine that you had to leave your family in the middle of a school day because of a war and end up walking for years struggling for survival--that is exactly what Salva Dut experienced in the novel A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park. A Long Walk To Water is the story of a young boy named Salva. As the Second Sudanese Civil War Starts, Salva is forced to run as the fighting comes to his village. Escaping quickly and leaving his family behind, he joins up with fellow refugees—all headed out of their war-torn homeland to find refuge. This novel clearly shows how Salva, the main character in Linda Sue Park’s A Long Walk to Water is able to withstand and overcome a variety of difficult yet heartbreaking challenges through his journey of hard work, relationships, and perseverance.