They ended up on an unknown island in the Pacific Ocean. The boys need fend for themselves and they all had to figure out how to survive. Eventually all of the boys soon turned into savages and went against one another by hurting the others. There are two main characters who took charge right away due to no supervision: Jack and Ralph. Jack was mainly in charge of hunting, and Ralph was in charge of shelters.
The story’s resounding theme is that the Boy’s crush isn’t worth losing the opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime. Because the story is told by the Boy, we know what his struggle is between choosing the fish or to keep his date going with Sheila Mant. The story’s main conflict is that the boy doesn’t know whether to catch
Odysseus was haunted by all the things that happened to him during his journey. For example Odysseus had horrible memories of Poseidon torturing him while we was on his journey at the ocean, he was really stressed. Sometimes when soldiers come back from war they have post traumatic stress disorder or PTSD. Post traumatic stress disorder is a mental health disorder that can be triggered by seeing terrifying events; such as war or in Odysseus’ case, monsters, and being away from his family for an extended period of time. Odysseus being haunted by all these things could symbolize PTSD, which is found in most
Salva Dut face so many challenges because he had to run from his school and leave his family, Becoming a leader of 1,500 boys and making his big water for South Sudan a success. Here are some of the challenges Salva Dut faced in order to live. One of the tough challenges Sala Dut faces was having to run away from his school. One reasons why this was so hard is he had to leave his village because it was under attack by the rebels who are trying to take over Sudan. Salva was also also alone and he is 11 years old and has to leave his family and he might not see them
Sergei’s said to the gold fish “ he wanted to take you from me.” (Keret 6). “ Nonsense” (keret 6) the fish says. Sergei’s choices that he made had a huge impact on his life he has no one to get close to now, since all the people in life leave at some point. A situation I can kind of relate to in this story is when Sergei uses his last wish to save the boy’s life. Sergei didn’t even know the young boy so he was thinking to himself why should he use his last wish on someone he barely knew.
Before each battle, Beowulf meets major obstacles. When traveling the seas to fight Grendel he reports that there were several sea creatures. When Beowulf arrives, he meets his shadow; an evil figure who mirrors those things the hero most fears or dislikes about himself. Beowulf’s shadow is Unferth. Unferth was intoxicated and tried to accuse Beowulf of not being as magnificent as he claimed.
Enkidu was the man who would go into all the battles with Gilgamesh to bring Enkidu he has to find the secret of life from Utnapishtim, which involves him passing through the gates between the Mashu Mountains into the Road of the Sun, past the valley, and across the lake. Before doing this journey Gilgamesh didn’t realize that he didn’t have his friend Enkidu to help him through the journey like he usually would. He had to go on the journey and get through it on his own. The journey is very difficult for Gilgamesh. It makes him very emotional.
Eventually, however, many of the children run off to go swimming, playing, and hunting. This later goes way out of hand, so much so that they miss an opportunity at rescue. Ralph, angered, calls another assembly to set matters straight. The assembly, unfortunately, goes haywire with children spreading around rumors of a “beast” lurking on the island. The fears start a fight that ultimately gets to a point where another rival tribe is started by Ralph’s friend/rival, Jack.
He pushes past the faintness and dizziness he experiences, he pushes himself to see beyond the black spots in his weary vision and he pushes past the pain in his hands to catch the Marlin which puts up a great fight against this frail old man. The Old Man’s struggles throughout the novel are predominantly Man versus Self and Man versus Nature, since his struggles are always against the seas, the Marlin and the sharks who begin to hunt him. Also, while he is traversing the seas for fish, his struggles with the pain he experiences are a large example of the Man vs Self
In the Odyssey, there are recurring events every so often that tie in so well into this statement. In which the men disobey Odysseus and they got lost from just messing around. Also, the other connection included the plot where the three men tried to relieve themselves from reality and forgot to try to go home from the Lotus flower. As Odysseus had multiple obstacles to go through as presented in the Odyssey, he was the only person to get home, in which the rest of the men got distracted and died, therefore, finalizing the reasoning on how it all ties into this