It is a hot, sunny afternoon and the air conditioning in the house broke. We try to keep cool, wearing as little as possible, but it just isn’t enough. We decide it is time to go swim in the lake behind our house. It’s our own private lake, but we hire a neighbor boy to keep it clean -He also cleans the pool. We change into our swimsuits, you choose your blue and black one-piece, and I choose my LEGO Star Wars swim trunks from eighth grade (they were loose when I got them).
Surfing Surprises Alistair McClure Water gushed over Joe 's head. There was an eerie sound coming from the depths of the water. Joe realised something big and black was coming his way. Frantically, he scrambled on top of his surfboard and began to paddle faster than a Porsche 911 GTS with lime green paint and chrome wheels. When Joe finally reached the shore, he was breathing like a bloke who had just swam two hundred metres on a surfboard.
with this question he pushed my surfboard away. I caught my board again, I was scary, he just said “It was just to have certain that you can swim”. He did this only with me, I was the one they took more cary about, I had 8 years, but looked like 5 so everyone was always looking at me in that ocean. My
He made it through the tunnel and blood filled his goggles. He swam to the surface gasping for air. He climbed onto the rock and sat their cleaning the blood from his face so his mother wouldnt worry about him. This shows alot of maturity and independence because he normaly would let his mother tend to him and let her worry about him. But he didnt want his mother to worry about him he has become more independent through the storry by going off to the beach everyday to practice holding his breath and learning where the tunnel entrance
The leisurely, relaxed, and comfortable atmosphere at the Bunkers ' inspires Neddy to feel warmhearted and effervescent, inducing the muse, “Oh how bonny and lush were the banks of the Lucinda River!” (Baym 1180). However, the acknowledgment of thunder resounding in the distance metaphorically warns of coming troubles for Neddy. Nevertheless, Neddy causes the alert reader to feel ambivalence concerning the impending storm when he asks, “... why did the first watery notes of a storm wind have for him [Neddy] the unmistakable sound of good news, cheer, glad tidings?” (Baym 1181).
Even at the start of the novel, the reader can see how he longs to be with Brett and how she pushes him away. During the day he works and at night he goes to restaurants and cafes to drink wine and have fun. All of those activities keep his mind off of Brett, but what happens when he returns home and is alone with his thoughts? Jake describes his feelings well when he thinks “It is awfully easy to be hard-boiled about everything in the daytime, but at night it is another thing.” (Hemingway 32)
I got off the edge of the pool and i put my feet on the first step, the second step, and i ran out of the water. I tried again to go back into the water. I reached out to my dad to swim to him. I jumped off the step and i started to swim. All i could here is everyone cheering for me.
In the story “The Cask of Amontillado” everyone gets together at the festival. While the event is going on Montresor says, “The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne an I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” Fortunato told Montresor he would get some of Lachish wine instead of his. Fortunato had a drinking problem which helped Montresor plan to chain him to the wall. Half of the time Fortunato didn’t know where he was.
In Edgar Allan Poe 's short story "The Cask of Amontillado", there is a man named Montresor who has a house with catacombs under it where he lures his victims and does whatever he wishes with them. One night, Fortunato was intoxicated at the carnival and he met a man by the name of Montresor, him and Montresor started joking around with each other and Fortunato had insulted Montresor 's family name. Montresor brings Fortunato back to his house and they start drinking wine. "I bought the best I could find and wine , I thought wine would give me my revenge (Poe). " First, I think Montresor is trying to get revenge on Fortunato by getting him drunk for insulting him.
The Sun Also Rises, a fictional novel, is authored by Ernest Hemingway. This story took place after the World War I (WWI), during the mid 1920s. The narrator, Jake Barnes, was an American soldier in the WWI who now lives and works as a journalist in Paris. Brett Ashley also played a crucial role during the WWI by working as a nurse in the military hospital. Throughout the novel, Jake and Brett were involved in a tragic relationship.
The paramedics came and made sure he was okay but they left soon after that. Gerald was sitting on a rock surrounded by his family and friends when a tall man came up to him. He casually asked “Can I borrow HIm for a second?” pointing at Gerald. They walked about 30 feet away from the others and then said “I am the head recruiter for the coast guard and I want you to join”.
So I leaped out of the water and sprinted back to my blanket. As the day went on, I spotted dozens of seagulls flying around the beachhead, flying and diving as fast as a cheetah, trying to steal people’s food. I saw a few people at the end of the dock fishing, while I was trying to not fall over when the 3 to 4 ft waves came rushing at me like huge gusts of wind, though I’d usually did fall over.
I immediately swam as fast as I could over to the surfer. Once I got there the lifeguard came over on a jetski and got the surfer out of the was. This got me a little scared. I started to paddle of and the undertow was very strong. One i got out a big wave came but as it got closer the undertow got really strong
Then, we started to swim in the pool. At first it was chilly, but then I got used to the water and it felt very warm. I jumped off the diving board, performing a pencil dive. Later, Grace showed me how to do a flip. At first I was pretty hesitant, so I tried doing a front handspring and a handstand-roll.
Fitzgerald and Hemingway demonstrate in their respective novels how the ‘Lost Generation’ pursue the comfort of materialistic satisfaction as a coping mechanism to the anxiety that they suffer post World War 1. In ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘The Sun also Rises’ there is a common association of three substances of materialistic satisfaction that the characters look to acquire. The characters find themselves obsessed about the concept of sex, they pursue alcohol in order to supress their distress and finally they seem to believe that wealth may be the solution to their pain. As a result of these pursuits their morality often lapses and they find themselves submitting to the spiritual costs. Fitzgerald emphasises that the pursuit of sex in ‘The