This position of survival happens when Ed doubts their chances of survival because he is the only capable one to lead them towards survival: “I looked at the dead man. You're dead, Lewis, I said to him. You and Bobby are dead (Dickey 201).” At first, Ed is overwhelmed with the idea of being the hero and leader for the rest of the story because he considered Lewis for that position. But Ed gradually begins to manage and adapt to the survival environment and continually preserves the lives of the group of men. Through Ed’s realization that he can successfully survive these extreme hardships, his boundaries of his tenacious masculinity has been unveiled to himself which is part of his personal revitalization from the trip.
The last situation that create the indelible friendship is when Stanley refuses to leave the camp without his best friend, Zero. Stanley's lawyer helps Stanley to go back to home. He is extremely tired. He has experienced lots of situations that may kill him. His body and mental almost reaches the limitation.
“He had to leap, and by his death the others would live.” In the compelling fantasy story Gregor The Overlander, by Suzanne Collins, Gregor the main character’s courageous acts to save his father from the Underland will not only heavily inspire you, but also chill you to the bone. At first I thought Gregor was weak and depressed, not wanting to go on another day. It was a horrible judgement. When he learned his dad was still alive somewhere in the Underland he was filled with so much courage to go and save him, that he would lay his own life on the line. Along with courage this book presents you with lessons about friendship, prejudice, war, courage, strength, hope and perseverance.
For instance, the way how he spend his time and how he became a man when his pet die establishes a stronger example. In this manner, even it was difficult with all the work the fawn required he always make the time. And, at the end of a long day, including school and chores, Jody would rush outside to play and train it because this would put a smile on his tired face. Jody really enjoyed his fawn and it take the place of his brother and friend. So, when Flag was dead everything he use to love in nature, even the sing of the frogs, come to be sadness.
The terror of flying through the battlefield never leaves him and haunts his dreams. Along with his troubling dreams, Kak also has issues with sleep. He is also extremely tense when listening to see if they are to fly an op, along with this he is also ashamed of his fear of flying. According to The Mayo Clinic, “Overwhelming guilt or shame”, “Trouble sleeping”, “Hopelessness about the future”, and “Upsetting dreams about the traumatic event” are some of many symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Kak also feels guilty about Donny’s death.
Moreover, throughout the book, Salva had many factors that made survival possible for him, they include; Marial, Uncle, some luck on the way. These are the factors that helped him survive, even when tomorrow did not seem possible. One survival factor that was key to Salva’s survival was Marial. Conversely, Marial was there to make Salva feel better and to give him something to look forward to when the war was hopefully over. When life was at the hardest for Salva.
He claims that he is always “sitting,still/ weeping, his eyes never dry, his sweet life flowing away/ with the tears he wept for his foiled journey home,” (Homer 157). Through his we can see the impact his inability to be home has on him and his happiness. In Flushed Away Roddy also faces many obstacles that bar his journey home. He must fight against a constant flood of enemies coming from the main villain The Toad. However he always battles through them no matter what in order to get home.
When he notices a group member struggling in the war, the shoemaker usually attempts the best way possible to assist them, such as giving them advice. Klaus, a boy in the refugee group who lost his parents in the war, was deeply affected by the shoemaker, since he protects Klaus and acts like a father to him. Since Klaus was in a lifeboat when a refugee boat was sinking, the shoemaker “leapt feet first off the ship plummeting toward the ship” to continue caring for Klaus, but sadly drowns while doing so. (377). Unlike people who only care about themselves surviving in the war, the shoemaker risks his own life to be with Klaus, as an extremely brave man who puts others before him.
One theme of Hatchet is to stay motivated. Throughout the story, Brian discovers that he must do this difficult task, no matter what nature throws at him, especially when he remembers the words of Perpich, loses all hope of being rescued when a search plane flies over him, and when he must restart from scratch, due to a hit from a moose and a destructive tornado. In the beginning of the story, the theme is shown when Brian knows that he must stay motivated, but is having trouble carrying out the task. This is shown especially when he remembers Perpich, but is still unmotivated when he sees his reflection in the lake. For example, on page 48 and 49, Brian remembers the wise sayings of an old English teacher, Perpich.
The author writes not only of Brian's struggle against nature, but also writes about his capability to live harmoniously with nature, showing his respect for nature. For example, he had to look for food everyday in order to survive. In that progress, there was difficulty too, Brian made mistake eating inedible berry and he throw up for whole night. Also, he needed shelter to protect him. However , it was easy progress too.
What does the text SAYS What the text DOES “Nothing is beautiful and true.” (p.43) I chose this quote because even though Oskar wanted to be like his father so much, he was still traumatized by the tragedy. Ever since his father died, he has become a more complex thinker. “There are so many different ways to die, I just need to know which was his.” Oskar does not accept his father’s death until he has finds a reasonable explanation for how it happened. “Every time I left the apartment to go searching for the lock, I became a little lighter, because I was getting closer to Dad. But I also became a little heavier, because I was getting farther from Mom.” (pg.