Shek tried to disperse them, but they wouldn 't budge. ”(175) The Sherpas and porters really care about Zopa and they were willing to sacrifice their important jobs to save him. Sherpas and porters are from a country that is pretty poor. When they held the silent vigil they sacrificed not only themselves but their families.
We are no longer limited to only exploring our planet, gone are the days of discovering new landmasses and being the first to climb the highest mountains. Now is the time for humanity to reach higher heights and aim beyond our own planet. Space exploration is very expensive, but many people think that these costs are worth it to be able to explore what’s out there, sending robots into outer space and receiving extraordinary images of things light years away that we would never be able to picture without advancements in our space program is what many people would consider, well worth the money. One way or another, someday the planet we all know, and love today will eventually be destroyed, consequently causing humanity to perish with it. No matter how many people say that money spent of space travel could be used to feed the starving millions around the world, it doesn’t make a difference because if we don’t spend enough on space exploration,
Life is tenacious, as Mark himself notices, and his great sense of humor and strong will compel him to treasure his life and to protect it against all odds. At the beginning of the novel, Mark Watney describes himself as an average nerd, with a training in biology and mechanical engineering that makes him an important addition to the Ares 3 crew, yet not an irreplaceable member. Dr. Irene, nevertheless, points out that Mark was unaware of the benefits his presence brought to the crew. His humor and positivity, his jokes that matched any situation, as difficult as it would become, made him an invaluable
Obstacles make heroes’ perseverance stronger. Numerous stories display treacherous situations in which the protagonists use determination to survive. The Odyssey, written by Homer in the Archaic Age, captures a leader’s, Odysseus, hardships and will-power to keep going. Similarly, The Martian, a film adapted from Andy Weir’s book, exhibits Watney’s strong perseverance to continue on his journey, no matter the extremity of the problems he experiences .
His crew was “wailing and crying besides sailing ship”(10.433) no knowledge . They are missing Odysseus , the leader who is going to guide them in war and then back home. Odysseus is a devoting leader despite his his narcissistic actions and Through out his crew’s tough journey they always dependent on Odysseus to guide them through the right path. odysseus’ life is blessed by Zues, all his knowledge abilities are blessing from the gods .Even before Odysseus came to life he was predestined to become an honored charismatic leader who is greeted by his crew with tears of happiness and relief due to the many blessings that were given to him by the gods.
Even though Yossarian lost a soldier, Colonel Cathcart promotes Yossarian to Captain. Due to this first experience, Yossarian’s goal during the war is not to be a hero, but just to survive and do whatever Yossarian needs to do to live through the war. Since Yossarian’s goal is to survive, the next mission, Bologna, Yossarian does all means necessary to get the mission cancelled or rescheduled. When the mission gets rescheduled, Yossarian goes out to fly, but claims the intercoms are not working and Yossarian tells his co-pilot to fly back to the base in
Look at that!’ ” (Golding 139). Ralph realizes that everybody has forgotten about how important the fire is, and that the fire is their only hope of being rescued. Ralph starts to lose hope because nobody is taking responsibility to attempt to get them rescued. Ralph realizes that even though they have been rescued, his life will never be
Suffering is everywhere, people have cancer, children are starving and others are drowning in poverty. Is it ever okay to help people end their suffering? In the book The Giver Lois Lowry conveys a world that is visualized as a utopia until Jonas, a twelve, who just got assigned his job and is now being trained by the Giver to be the next receiver of memory unravels the truth. The Giver and Jonas feel it is unjust that none of the citizens can feel emotions or see color as they do, so they make a plan to escape with an infant Gabriel, releasing all of the memories to the people. The novel is not promoting the idea of euthanasia, but rather showing the consequences of using it.
He wanted that paper as much as a child wants candy. But Tom realizes at the end that the paper is worthless and his endeavor was all for nothing because it was lost anyway. Thus, the idea that Tom should leave because now he has nothing to worry about because there is no way to retrieve a second time is
While the regiment managed to fend off another attack, they may have lost soldiers. Henry worried for himself above all and worried that whether if he stayed or not he would still die, regardless of the result of the battle. After the adrenaline rush of the first attack Henry came to his senses and feared for his life, knowing full well his chances of surviving another attack would be low. Especially now that he was caught off guard and was more scared than the first battle. Despite knowing his regiment might survive he was sure he wouldn 't and ran away to save his own life.
These four pieces have both important similarities and differences. While all of these texts appeal to pathos in one way or another, the context of each one is different. In, "Man Takes First Steps on the Moon" while there is an appeal to pathos, there is a stronger appeal to logos and the explanation of facts. In the speech, "In Event of Moon Disaster" it strongly appeals to pathos and tries to help people feel optimistic and pushes further exploration of space even if a nation disaster had ensued. Next, in the commentary by Ayn Rand, it appeals to pathos and attempts to show the greatness of man-kind.
Here, Michael was granted a choice. He had the choice extricate his friends from what would have been, most likely death. Without question Michael knew it was his obligation to rescue his friends, even when he knew the adventure was essentially a suicide mission. The contingency that he would rescue his friends and survive was incredibly tenuous, but to him, the idea of losing his friends was far worse than existing at all without them. " 'he kept saying, "We 've got to find jack"
To illustrate the concept of being stuck on a desolation world Mark Whatney describes it simply as “ I’m truly alone “ (Weir 75). Mark Whatney the heroic astronaut who was left for dead by his unsuspecting crew who believed he had indeed died. NASA has only recently figured out that he is still alive and has no way to contact him. In this journal there will be predicting on Mark Whatneys future, evaluating his current situation, and connecting him to other astronauts. Although Mark Whatney has steadily made progress towards increasing his lifespan
Christopher McCandless left presuming to leave his old life behind, change his name, make a new life for himself and live off the wild. Chris gave everything he owned away, leaving himself with nothing but a dream to go to Alaska. His remembrance of his past has left him with a deep feeling of being unwanted by his parents past and present. From his parents arguing about little things to going on his first road trip to where he grew up in California and learning about how his dad was cheating with his mom and had a son with his other wife, it really disturbed him giving him very mixed feelings. This ultimately lead to him wanting a new life away from his past.