“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” This quote is by Jesse Owens. It very precisely associates with the book “The Flip Side” by Shawn Johnson, because of the way a young girl who desires to be an Olympic gymnast dedicates herself and makes unbending sacrifices to succeed. If you ever imagined working hard for something, Charlotte(Charlie) Ryland multiplied your efforts by a million. She had a mental picture of what she wanted to accomplish and because of the determination she had, she followed it through during the book, and did everything she could even when she had to conquer some weighty hurdles.
The movie that I had chosen was Disney movie, Mulan. In this movie, Fa Mulan, as the only daughter in her family, she took the place of her father to participate in the war as a man without telling her family. In the barrack she show her ability of leadership and the soldiers had confidence towards her, hence, to follower her ideas. The definition of leadership is the capacity of an organization’s administration to set and accomplish goals, make immediate and conclusive move, perform better than competitors, as well as motivating others to perform better. (Anon., 2010) In the movie, Mulan’s leadership was portrayed through her actions in the movie.
What if Tom won the case? Bob Ewell would have been voted guilty, and his daughter told the complete truth about the case. I think that could have ended racism with the whole town. These two characters are also important to the story, because they teach really big lessons to all readers about Tom and Bob and all of the similarities and differences. Harper Lee used the characters ultimately against racism, and hoping that could change
Her later life improved situations for different people, such as herself. Many rewards and celebrations were given out to her for all the good deeds and for what she has conquered. Rosa L. Parks is one of the most influential people in the U.S history. On February 4, 1913, Liona and James McCauley had a daughter named Rosa. Her childhood was highlighted with major dropout after dropouts in high school which led to her persistants in her life from the beginning to the end.
Susan B Anthony fought for her freedom and tried as hard as she could. Vincent Van Gogh fought through his mental illnesses and physical illnesses but gave up on his life. In the story Susan B Anthony Dares to Vote, Susan has to overcome the obstacle of being a woman without the ability to vote. In the passage, it says, “In November 1872, she and 15 other women in Rochester, New York, had demanded to to be registered and had voted in the national election…… Of the 16 women, only the leader, Susan B. Anthony, was put on trial.” She was trying to overcome an obstacle here because even
Alyss The Youngster In Wonderland 1 out of 1 people fear for their life at night. Ever since the princess escaped to the real world, people have been fighting, only to lose hope. When Redd attacked the castle Alyss had no choice but to flee with Hatter into our world, Earth In The Looking Glass Wars, Beddor uses imagery and details to reveal, portray and explore how Alyss changes in the novel In the beginning of the novel Alyss is described to be young, imaginative, and troublesome. In the book she described as “celebrating the seventh birthday of their future queen” (Beddor) Alyss is constantly playing games and getting into trouble with her best friend dodge. However, she is never trying to be mean, she just enjoys to have fun.
“Each person must live there life as a model for others,” a great quote that said by the amazing Rosa Parks who stood up for what she believed in so she too could be a great model for others in the years to come. When most people think of Rosa Parks most everybody thinks of the person who did not move when she was asked to at the back of the bus because she did not thinks that segregation was fair and knew things had to change. There are also a few other reasons why Rosa is such an amazing person and why she should be considered a hero. How a little act like standing up for yourself and all your people can make a big difference on the world for years to come. One of the big reasons of why Rosa was a great hero was that she stood up for what she believed in and didn’t let other people tell her what she could and couldn’t do.
As seen in the example of Kayla Montgomery, by believing in herself she has become one of the top runners in her school. She believes that she can run hard and fast, and she will not give up that dream. Westley from “The Princess Bride(1987)” is trying to free his true love, Buttercup, from the hands of Prince Humperdinck. However, Humperdinck gets to Westley first and kills him. After being revived by Fezzik and Inigo, Westley somehow manages to get to Buttercup.
Both Conversion and the Crucible’s themes center around the downfall of a community due to misinformation spread throughout the group. By spreading rumors and accusing other members of the community, the characters of each novel begin a hysteria of allegations and convictions. Colleen and her friends who attend St. Joan’s The girls at St. Joan’s begin to witness a series of strange events happening to the girls at their school. Beginning with popular and wealthy Clara Rutherford, many of the girls contract an odd stress disease called conversion disorder. The disease turns into a frenzy when girls randomly begin developing the same symptoms such as hair loss and mental outbreaks.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Divergent by Veronica Roth are both novels that took place in a dystopian society. Both of these novels had a young female as the main protagonist (Beatrice/Tris Prior in Divergent and Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games). Both of the protagonists wanted to better theirs and their families’ lives, but in order to do so, they must make some difficult decisions and push themselves to their limits. In The Hunger Games, the United States has been divided up into 12 Districts, each obedient to the Captiol and forced to pay for a failed rebellion that wiped out a 13th district. The Hunger Games are the government’s way of keeping the population in check by making two children from each District fight to
She was pretty, don’t get me wrong, but there was no way I planned to challenge her to a fight. Her entire family was full of strong fighters, so I 'd heard. Her sister was head of the Garrison, Katyusha Braginskaya, and her brother was head of the Scouting Legion, Ivan Braginski, so naturally she was brought up as a strong person. "Tomorrow, you will choose which part of the army you wish to join.