Clayton always wanted to acquire Cool Papa’s identity, but after overcoming challenges he was able to discover his own self-identity. Clayton had to compromise his values to join the Beat Boys because he didn’t want to be a “cute kid”, but that experience helped him find his individual voice that was different from Cool Papa’s. The underground subway symbolizes Clayton’s passage from one phase of life to another. In contrast to the underground’s darkness, Clayton is able to emerge out of it with confidence and acceptance. The journey helped Clayton to be confident with his own self-identity and to accept his Cool Papa’s death.
Amanda’s fixation with wanting to keep her life going like the past leads to her son leaving. Tom was tired of her trying to make things in her life right by controlling him and Laura, so he left and decided to make things better for
I’m Trying My Best We always say that we protect our loved ones from unfamiliar things or situations that may put them in danger, but is this true? . Are protecting our loved ones or ourselves?. The author May Chai Lee in the short story “Saving Sourdi”, it’s a first person perspective that talks about a young sister name Nea that wants to “save” Sourdi the older from a fix marriage that their mother has arrange with an older man. And how Nea deals with this events.
Through this allusion, Adams portrays the message that one needs to face great adversity before they can become great. Due to the treacherous journey her son is about to go on, this allusion would instill confidence in his abilities. Another allusion found in Adams’ letter is the allusion to God and heaven. “War, tyranny, and desolation are the scourges of the Almighty…” (Lines 41-42). This reference to God would help instill faith in her fearful son and repeat the message that all men go through dangers before they are great.
Your parents are always telling you to do do the right thing, aren't they? Priscilla Cummings did not miss the opportunity to convey the same message. In The Red Kayak, Priscilla Cummings is trying to show that doing the right thing, no matter the consequences is always the correct path to take. In this paper, I will give a few examples of why I think the theme in the story is to always do the right thing. These examples are that Brady had the choice to call out to the kayak, the scene with Digger and J.T.
His braveness and chivalry, however, represents a more mature version of the meaning of concern for others and helping them out when Tom refuses to give up looking for the way out of the cave. “(He proposed to explore another passage. He felt willing to risk Injun Joe and all other terrors.) But Becky was
The truck had jackknifed over the edge of the road. Peter found a way to get into the truck and pull the man out. Peter Hanne is the definition of a heroic person, Many people would have waited for help but he took matters into his own hands. He should be well known for being one of the most courageous people. To be courageous we must be both mentally and morally strong enough to venture, persevere, and withstand danger no matter how difficult scary the situation is.
“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” This quote by Jack Canfield portrays the idea that you will never get what you want until you face your fears to get it. This is clearly shown through the narrator in the short story “Touching Bottom” when she faces her fears of losing her way in the world. In the short story “Touching Bottom” the narrator looked to her father for guidance, looked to the clear water and the bottom lines for safety, and in the end she finally looked to herself and found her inner strength to be independent. The narrator looked to her father to guide her through everything because she was too scared to face things on her own. This was because he gave her a sense of protection.
Before leaving the town, the two young boys encounter a very wide river. Due to an accident at sea that drowned his mother, Naiee has developed a fear of water and death ever since. While the younger boy struggled with his inner turmoil, Naia offered to carry Naiee across the river. After much hesitance, Naiee accepts and manages to hold onto the his elder kin to swim to the opposite shore. The action seems simple enough, but there is a real reason behind this particular quest.
Eventually Doodle did learn to walk, but Brother was still not satisfied, he wanted his brother to be able to run and swim like all the other kids. Time was running out on Brother’s plan, so in the middle of a thunderstorm he started running away from his brother. Because of the strain on his heart Doodle died. His last words were “don't leave me Brother”. I believe The Scarlett Ibis is the best story because
identified his wife and two sons as his main supportive people. Pt. indicated that he loves his wife and trusts her. At the end of the session Counselor explained that no matter how strong someone is, counting on his willpower to remain clean and wanting to be abstinent is not enough by itself. Counselor told him to be open to the idea to come back to the program or to call the program for any help to do