Just Add Water: Perseverance In A Long Walk To Water

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Just add Water: Perseverance Perseverance is an important theme in A Long Walk To Water. I chose the theme perseverance because Salva perseveres through his journey and never gives up. The first example of perseverance is when Salva was walking through the desert and he was almost about give up. Uncle told him “A step at a time. One problem at a time-just figure out this problem.” This helped Salva get through many many other obstacles as well. Another example happens later in the book when Uncle dies and the rest of the group starts treating Salva badly. Salva perseveres and manages to deal with the leftover scraps that they grudgingly give him. Lastly, when Salva speaks in front of a large crowd in the school cafeteria, Salva gets
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