Jethro Creighton In Across Five Aprils By Irene Hunt

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“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts, “(Winston S. Churchill). In the book Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt, ten-year-old Jethro Creighton is trying to survive the Civil war, but when things come face to face with him he is going to have to learn to step up is game. In the Hunger games series by Suzanne Collins, Katniss Everdeen is the leader of a rebellion against the ever most superior Capitol. Against all odds she wins the Hunger games, but will she be brave enough to become the Mocking Jay? Katniss Everdeen and Jethro Creighton both have similarities and differences showing bravery, defiance, and the will to overcome fear. Katniss may have some differences with Jethro but here are their similarities. “I throw my knife at the oncoming mutt but the creature somersaults, evading the blade, and stays on its trajectory,” (Suzanne, 393). Katniss Everdeen is trying to survive the arena by being brave, and making difficult choices. Katniss had a choice of either killing Finnick or not to kill him. Jethro had a difficult decision to make too, either tell his parents on Eb, a deserter, or make it a secret to let him live. These two characters face difficult choices, but will they make the right ones? …show more content…

“We had to save you because you're the Mockingjay Katniss, while you live the revolution lives,” (Suzanne, 380). Katniss was born a rebel, she will defy anyone for what she thinks is right. Jethro is different, he obeys his mother and does anything his father, Matt, tells him to. Jethro was craving for coffee before the trip to Newton, he knew his mother gets really bad headaches if she did not have coffee. So even though he had the urge for coffee he did not take any. Katniss will do anything to save her people, but Jethro will stay obedient to those around

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