Colleen Ballinger is an extremely pleasing personality. She is an American comedian, actress, singer and YouTube fame. Miranda Sings is her most famous Internet character. She posted videos featuring this character as well as one-woman comedy act on tour in theatres. She used it as a satire on the YouTube videos in which people did not sing that well. It was mainly targeted on such people who did not know of this bitter truth. This character which she uses in her videos does not sing and dance well, talks on current events that she fails to understand and talks about her personal problems as well as her haters. It is a very self obsessed character.
In this story, “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant,” this boy is willing to give up his entire reputation and passion for being a fisherman just because the pretty faced, inconsiderate, selfless girl thinks fishing is boring and not exciting. When the boy finally gets the courage to ask Sheila out of this concert thing with his boat through the river to be alone with her, he puts out a fishing line out of habit and picks the girl up, and she does not see the rod and just starts talking on and on about herself. Meanwhile, this boy has accidentally hooked the supposed biggest bass ever, and the girl does not realize because she is just too busy talking. Eventually, the boy cut the fishing line, and when they get to the actual concert, he realizes they have nothing in common. When the girl gets a ride home from another one of her friends, the boy goes back not only to a broken heart, but also he has seemed to have lost his ego and reputation just by trying to gain this cute faced neighbor's
“As Simple as Snow” is a mystery novel made in 2005 that may confuse people’s minds with all the art, magic, codes, and love while reading. As a teen age boy who wants to find the secrets his girlfriend who left behind all these mysteries after her odd disappearance. It also tells about the lost gothic girl, Anna Cayne, who meets the young high-school aged narrator. Throughout the postcards, a shortwave radio, various CDs, and many other irregular interest. After all that they loved each other but a week before Valentine’s Day she suddenly disappeared out of nowhere. If Gregory didn’t know what was happening the reader would be able to break through
The main character in the book Drums, girls, and dangerous pie; Steven has multiple strengths and weaknesses. Steven’s strength is his family, his brother, mother, and father, they all support him in everything he does. Steven’s weakness is Jeffrey’s disease, because this disease makes Jeffrey very weak and he can’t be that little happy boy he usually is. Another weakness for Steven is the microwave meals, because he had to eat microwave meals all the time when his mom went to Pennsylvania for Jeffrey’s treatment. The only thing he ate was microwave meals, other than for breakfast because his father didn’t know how to cook. This led to Steven eating this for several months until the few days his mother and brother were home. Although Steven
In the story “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant” a boy takes a girl named Sheila Mant on a date and has to make a difficult decision. That difficult decision is his dream girl or a huge fish that he might never get the chance to catch again. This is a hard choice to make because he loves fishing, but Sheila on the other hand does not. He could pick Sheila because he loves her very much. For the past couple of summers he has been admiring and watching her. When ever she would look or glance towards him he would do something to impress her. One time when she looked over at him and he climbed up onto his diving board and did his best back tuck he could do just to get her attention. Another reason why he could possibly pick her is he thinks
“A true friend accepts who you are and helps you become who you should be.” Steve and Nathaniel proved that friendship and happiness can be real in the novel The Soloist by Steve Lopez. The way friendship is portrayed in the novel is unexpected in such a way that we don’t see it happen often in our daily life. It is important to our society because finding a true friend is really difficult to find. True friendship is hard to find now in days because we expect many things in return from other people. However, this novel teaches us that we shouldn’t expect anything in return because many people don’t have anything to give us back but just their company and support. Meeting someone unexpectedly and becoming close to them is something uncommon in our society now in days. However, Lopez demonstrate that it can happen.
He confronts internal conflict in the story when he mounts the rod in the boat. The narrator is getting ready for his date with Sheila in the middle of the story, when he “mounted his Mitchell reel on his(made changes to quote) Pflueger spinning reel rod and stuck it in the stern”.(Wetherell 2) The narrator crosses paths with internal conflict as he puts the rod in the boat, allowing for the possibility of getting the bass on his line and causing conflict with Sheila's dislike for fishing. Along with his love of fishing. The narrator also encounters internal conflict when Sheila brings up Eric Caswell. Sheila is speaking to the narrator as they are rowing up the river, in the middle of the story. “Eric Caswells going to be there. He strokes the number four.”(Wetherell 2) The narrator deals with internal conflict when Sheila brings up Eric Caswell because they are on a date with each other and she is thinking about somebody else. To continue, the narrator faces internal conflict when sheila says she thinks fishing is dumb. Sheila is talking to the narrator as they are rowing up river in the middle of the story. “I think fishing is dumb she said, making a face. I mean it is boring and all . Definitely dumb.”(Wetherell 2) The narrator confronts internal conflict when Sheila said that she thinks fishing is dumb since the narrator enjoys fishing and likes Sheila so much. From the
“She knew in which of the two rooms that lay behind those doors stood the cage of the tiger, and which waited the lady.” Which did she choose? In Frank Stockton's short story, the Lady and the Tiger, the lovely princess loves deeply for a man, but now that her father has found out she is with a man in a lower social class, she had to witness her soul mate be sentenced to her father’s coliseum. The princess loves this man greatly, but she is scared that she would have to watch her lover being mauled by a tiger or fall in love with a woman that she deeply despises. Due to her love and compassion towards this man, she chooses the open the door that stood the lady, but doing this she knows that she will have to live knowing someone else is with her partner.
This is where the sacrifice comes in. He doesn’t give up Sheila, but he gives up huge bass that has kept snagging on the narrator’s fishing line. It is the biggest bass that he has ever seen or caught, and he probably will never find a bass like that ever again. But then, Sheila Mant is equally impressive. And it is impossible to have both, though the narrator keeps trying to keep the bass on the line, until he has to cut it.
In this quote, William Shakespeare is portraying the importance of self trueness. Over everything else, people should only be true to themselves. Today, it is very common for people to try and impress others by changing their own ethics. If a person has to change the way they act to make someone like them, that person should not be around those types of individuals. Only one person can really make himself or herself happy, and that is their own self. An example of this is joining a club or activity one is not interested in, just because someone else wants them to. This does not bring happiness. Trying to impress others by participating in something an individual does not believe in, is detrimental to one’s wellness. Once a person is true to
As I read this story, I wonder if the narrator will pick bass or Sheila. It is possible that he’ll pick the bass. Only because bass loves to fish everyday every night he goes fishing still yet he doesn’t hate it. Second of all bass has lots of knowledge in fishing then anything else. He also is really impressive at it and the fish is really big. Sheila is pretty bass likes her she seems kind and knows lots of stuff and always being creped on by bass. Second of all Sheila is older then bass by about 1 year. Last is the funny part is when
Will the narrator pick the Bass or Sheila? He may pick the Bass. Firstly, the boy might pick the bass is because it is his favorite past time. He has a lot of knowledge about fishing; he knows what a bass sounds like from a splash. Fishing is 2nd nature to him; every time he gets his boat
Nineteen Minutes is Jodi Picoult’s staggering and heartbreaking story about the devastating aftermath of a small town tragedy. The story begins in the town of Sterling, New Hampshire, following the lives of the citizens on an ordinary day. That all changes when there is a shooting at Sterling High. Throughout the story, there are flashbacks to before and after the killings and the reader learns about the history of each of the characters, and how that has influenced their journey throughout the novel. We are shown the once close relationship between Josie and Peter, and also about Peter’s rocky home life where Peter is often outshined by his older brother whose death creates a rift that puts him even farther from his parents. . The jumps back in
Frank R. Stockton, the author of The Lady or The Tiger, wrote the story and left us questioning who might have been behind the door. The story is puzzling and mysterious all together. The story gives many evidences and hints to the princess’s decision. Some would say that the lady came out from behind the door, but there are several evidence that show that the princess chose the door with the tiger.
He would then have bad reputation. If he chose the girl, he would have a chance with a hot chick and maybe go on another date. Another reason why he let the bass go was that he didn’t want to embarrass himself in front of Sheila. He tried to hide his fishing equipment when she wasn’t looking because he agreed with her. Consequently, in moving the rod, he accidentally hooked on a big bass. It made a buzzing sound in which the narrator dismissed it as being bats. Also, the author was foreshadowing when he moved the rod. The narrator was then was embarrassed when the canoe went backwards. The fish was pulling the canoe backwards because it was huge and strong. Then Sheila asked him why they were going backwards. He lied to her saying it was the current. Then the narrator cut the line. He regrets this action because it would have been the biggest bass he had ever caught before. After he got to shore, Sheila dumped him. She said that she would not be going home with him, instead, she would be going home with a college student. The narrator says there were many other Sheila Mants but there was only one big bass. Like the narrator, I’ve had many regrets but one stands out from the