Justin Houge Due Date: Friday 25th Journal 1 I am reading “ The Bass, the river, and Sheila Mant” by W.D Wetherell. So far this story is about a boy having a crush on a older lady but has to choose between her and fishing. In this journal I will be questioning ______ and_______. G pick bass or Sheila Y bass R loves it R knows a lot R big/ impressive Y Sheila R hot!!!!!! R says yes R lies about fish G I think he is going to pick Shelia As I read the story, I wonder whom the little boy will pick Shelia or the bass.
I was taught to cast a fishing line and how to handle a 12 gauge shotgun by my father and my Uncle Joe. We’d spend countless hours fishing for trout, but most of our time went towards duck hunting and it is still the best way for me to relax and clear my mind. Duck hunting is a very social kind of hunt and that means it calms my spirit. Hunters experience nature in such a way that they become part of it, and when that experience is shared with another human, it forms a bond like no other. Some of the best conversations I’ve ever had took place sitting in a duck blind, waiting for the ducks to fly overhead.
In the excerpt from Moments of Being, Virginia Woolf reflects on her childhood summers fishing with her father and the lessons she learns from it. Woolf uses different language devices to convey the lasting significance of a valuable lesson she learns from her father and her memory of “sporting” passion and happiness to draw on in her adult life. Throughout the passage, Woolf uses literary devices to describe her experiences with her father. She uses imagery to describe Thoby as he steers the boat, the sea and the fish in it, and the joy in the sport of fishing. However, in the face of her father’s feelings about fishing for sport, her love for the fishing withers.
He has served his country for more than a decade and he is still working hard to impact the lives of others in different ways. I came upon the book Finding Fish by chance; however, I am extremely happy to have been able to read this book for my summer reading. Fisher has a really inspiring story and it really helped me to look at situations differently. For example, right now i am struggling with a knee injury that is keeping me from doing the thing i love most for at least 6 months up to a year. It’s been extremely hard for me and there are many days and nights when i'm deep down in the dumps and i feel stuck and defeated.
Then at Wills wedding party his dad was telling the story of the big fish he caught while Will was being born. Will believes that all of the stories are lies and he has a falling out with his father. After 3 years of not talking, one day he found out his dad was sick he rushed back and brought his pregnant wife Joséphine to spend the last few days with his dad. He then was able to get to
Yes. I learned to fish with my brothers when I was very little. Then they went to war and I couldn’t fish anymore. Then Ultima came—I paused.” (Anaya) On page 78, both Antonio and Samuel start a conversation between each other, but during the process, both of them start to share a common interest, and share a bit of a background. Thus, Samuel has some relation with Antonio so it gives Samuel a purpose or importance in Bless Me, Ultima for being another great friend towards Antonio.
I am reading “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” by W.D Wetherell, and I am on page 5. This short story is about a boy, the narrator, that has a crush on a girl, Sheila Mant. He learns little details about her as he observes and analysis her. As the summer goes on, he finally makes the decision to ask her out on a date, soon he would face a challenge that, at that time, must have been the hardest decision he’s ever had to make. Being compelled to choose between getting the girl, or catching a bass that would have been considered the biggest catch.
However, Hoke wanted to transfer this concept of sacred space to touch multiple lives. An opportunity arose when Hoke needed a way to stay in contact with the men that no longer received his full attention. In “Fly Fishing with the Damned” Hoke begins fly-fishing with ex-gang members. To his surprise, the excursions along the Skagit River become so popular that whole families began to follow their pilgrimage into the wild. He even takes two men, Juan and Teddy to a fly-fishing class – transplanting their gang loyalties to a passion for nature: a new sacred space.
In the movie Moonlight, the significance of water in Chiron’s life appears multiple times, like his christening experience when learning how to swim, to dipping his head into ice water, to his first sexual experience with Kevin by the ocean. While growing up, Chiron had been found by Juan, his mother's drug dealer. Although Juan was supplying to his mother, He and his girlfriend Theresa had befriended chiron and had cared for him. Chiron, realizing that Juan had been a cause for the trouble in his life at home, had caused somewhat of an internal conflict, but he had continued to grow affection for Juan after time. After an argument between Chiron and his mother, he had asked Juan “What’s a faggot?”.
A camp counselor tells a cautionary tale of about a drowning incident at a lake before beginning a speech about water safety. Antagonist Ex. In the Turn of the Screw, Peter Quint and Miss Jessel are the antagonists because of how they are after Miles and Flora throughout the whole book. Aphorism Ex. In Macbeth Act 5 Scene 5 Macbeth says after hearing of his wife’s death, “life…is a tale told by an idiot – full of sound and fury, signifying
Manolin has been Santiago’s apprentice and friend since he was five years old. Santiago acts as a second father figure for Manolin, taking him on fishing trips and discussing baseball statistics. Even when Manolin’s real father forces him to find another boat to fish with because of Santiago’s misfortune, Manolin is one of Santiago’s only supporters. Since he can’t help him fish anymore, the young boy shows his love and devotion to the old man by helping him with everyday activities that are difficult for Santiago because of his age, such as carrying gear from the boat and fetching coffee and bait. This is shown on page 19: “‘Keep the blanket around you,’ the boy said.
When I’m having trouble on algebra homework, he helps me. When I need help finding any measurements of something I need to make/build, he always is there for me. He wakes up at around five-thirty a.m. to get ready for work at the COOK Nuclear Plant. He works as an environmentalist and loves his job and sometimes, he gets to bring me on fishing trips to catch for dinner and for samples. My dad also does a
Andy Poon Ms. Gothelf AP Language and Composition 23 November 2016 In paragraph 5 of E.B. White’s “Once More to the Lake”, White is going fishing with his son at the lake. As they are fishing, he notices that the lake’s setting is practically identical to when White was fishing as a child. White is forgetting that he is now the adult and no longer the child. White’s effectively uses language in his writing to help illustrate a blending of time.
Appleton Arkansas Most people in Arkansas would not even think of Appleton nowadays. Appleton is a small town, but it was not always like that. It was once the second largest town in the Pope County District, but it all started with the beginning of Appleton. Not a lot of people know but Appleton was once called Sulpher Springs. The name Sulpher Springs came from a church in Appleton; the full name of the church was “Sulpher Springs Cumberland Presbyterian Church.” No one knows exactly what year or day it was but the first store to be in the area at that time was a local drug store.
Jedediah Smith One of the many important people alive during the Westward Expansion was a man named Jedediah Smith. He was from a large family, two parents and 12 siblings. As a child, he lived in New York, that is, until he turned 12, when he moved to Erie County. Eventually, his family decided to pack up, once again, and head to Ohio. Though his time spent there was never documented, it is believed that Smith got a fairly good education and got a job as a clerk.