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.
His reason for waking up and his reason for walking. We can learn to cherish our bonds and that they can’t be taken for granted because it could all be gone in a snapshot. The topic of Salva and his South Sudan experience can help us all; learn how grateful we should be. The lost boys in South Sudan journeyed through menacing situations going days without water and food. Having to flee from place to place constantly in fear of rebels sneaking up on them and having to do it all while orphaned.
While his uncle was alive, he helped Salva do everything throughout the journey. Even when he died nobody forgot him and Salva’s memory of his loving uncle gave him the strength to finish the journey. Food and water was the most important factor that led to his survival. He knew that there was barely any water in the desert and that it was hard to find food which taught him to treasure everything he was given. Throughout the book we are led to believe that Salva’s parents and siblings had passed away but he never lost hope that they were still alive.
There are many ways that persistence helped Salva and his group survive. Salva used persistence when he was walking though the desert without water but he kept going after people in his group died from dehydration. When Salva and his uncle Jewiir, and his group had been robbed by Neur men Salva kept on going. Even after Salva’s uncle had been killed by Neur men he kept on moving and not stopping. There are many ways that leadership had helped Salva and his group be able to survive.
Henry got up with a new mindset as to how he was going serve out the rest of his time. Like the old man said, the better he followed orders and conducted himself, the better off he was going to be. He had to make it through this in order to return to his family whole, not broken and beat down; he needed to be able to properly support his family. He was physically weakened, from the days of hard work, and no appetite. Henry tore into the slop like a starving hog.
I am not sure I will live up to his wit, but there are a few things I would like to say about Uncle Donny. Anyone who knew Donnie knows that he had a very strong work ethic. His children tell me that if they told their dad they were not feeling well and might stay home from work, he would respond by saying, “It is just as easy to be sick at work as at home, so go to work.” He was just calling them to live like he did. He never missed work. He was also known to say, “if you love your job you will never work a day in
This quote shows that salva knew it was going to be a struggle but he still was able to get more than twelve hundred boys safely to Kenya. To sum up, Salva did make it through the stressful journey, Salva has been back and forth visiting his biological family and his forster family that lives in New York.. This journey lead him to the person he is today by inspiring people to not give up on a dream or idea they had. Today Salva is continuing a program for South Sudan “ Water For South Sudan” which builds wells in different villages in South
Even though a god detests him, Odysseus never gave up or fall in despair, instead, every strike and hit makes him even more determined to get home. Odysseus is lost, trying to find his way back home. Isn't that sometimes just like us? It’s a simple thing to pine for: finding your way back but yet it is so hard. Odysseus may be a hero, but he, like us, is a human and there are flaws and that makes us imperfect.
Ultimately, Salva creates an organization that digs wells, the ultimate gift of life, for small Sudanese villages. The book opens with Salva daydreaming during Arabic class. Jolted back to reality by gunfire, Salva obeys his teachers who say not to run back home to their villages but to run for the bush instead. Throughout most of the novel, Salva and the companions he meets along the way always move away from sounds of armies. The young boys have to fear not only for their lives, but also being forced to fight for either side of the combatants in this Second SuA Long Walk to Water is a creative non-fiction story about the life of one of the Lost Boys from South Sudan during the Second Sudanese Civil War.
The youngster was very, very tired. He had come a long way, bounding along as fast as he could. He had never once looked back, and he had had only one thought on his mind: to get as far away from those cruel teenage boys as fast as he could. His heart had now stopped pounding and had changed into a whirring engine – an engine that was finely tuned on fear. His paws were sore, but he couldn’t stop, not yet; he had to find a safe place to rest.
repetitively. Asking Alexandria also talks about "empty faces staring", people who lost touch of who they are. In The Road by Aaron Lewis, Cormac McCarthy tells us of a post-apocalyptic journey of a boy and his father, and they 're constantly on the move. They don 't know what awaits them, but the father knows that they just have to keep going and persevere, and that "the boy was all that stood between him
He fought harder to stay alive for his father. When they arrived at Buchenwald, he fell very ill. Elie’s and his father received barely any food to eat, but Elie always gave a small portion of his meal to his father. Despite if he was starving, he always put his father’s health before his health. But after the blockalteste talked to him and said he couldn’t save his father, Elie
With a full heart, for the love of him you once were.” On pages 52-53 it talks about the family he could of had if Scrooge would of ran after Belle. Instead he didn’t go after her, he didn’t live the happy life that he wanted, but he lived the sad, grumpy life he was in already. After all of the regret he had felt he wasn’t able to stand his own past anymore.