Even though he is still very small, he still has bravery. To add on the book states, “Beneath his terrible sadness he felt stronger.”(65) He used his sadness as a reason to keep going. Even though he feels sad at this moment, he pushes through and feels like he has something to prove. Obviously if he made it this far, then he has to have a lot of bravery. Salva uses bravery especially when he is trying to cross the Gilo river.
We’ll look after each other,” which shows how they both keep each other from any danger, in this case being death from sleeping in snow. Eliezer always thinks of his father. When they are running from Auschwitz to Gleiwitz, Elie states, “My father’s presence was the only thing that stopped me… What would he do without me? I was his only support” (82), which shows how the thought of his father motivates him to stay alive. Of course, Wiesel and his father have a big age difference, which does benefit him in some
on Krakauer, a Mountain climber, took part in one of the most disastrous mountain climbing expeditions in history. In his book, “Into thin Air” he attempts to write about the events that took place during his devastating time on the mountain. In his book he explains about the events, and how he and his team struggled to get to the top of the mountain, and worse yet, struggled for survival. Jon Krakauer had a feeling that he shouldn’t have agreed to the expedition. In doing so he lost the lives of some of his friends, and has to live with the decision that he made.
Courage is the ability to do something that frightens one. Rainsford displays courage by not freaking out or being scared. But instead Rainsford is able to abate the intensity of his situation and by doing this he is able to calm himself down. By staying calm Rainsford is able to face General Zaroff many times. When Rainsford faces General Zaroff he holds his ground, hoping for the best instead of running away scared.
While it’s natural to try to protect people from negative experiences it can make it difficult for them to tackle life’s larger problems down the line. Everyone needs the opportunity to build their confidence as well as their psychological strength, both of these are necessary to succeed. By shielding someone from life’s realities we set them up for failure as they are more vulnerable. So, while you made it through your parent’s divorce, being bullied, or moving that wasn’t the same level of trauma or adversity as someone else may have faced. There is a stark difference between these situations and physical or sexual abuse, or losing a loved one at a young age.
In Night by Elie Wiesel the author shows resilience is how people survive through difficult times. Elie shows resilience by never giving up hope on surviving and working hard to keep his life going to make it out of the war. A specific instance is when they have begun the run from one camp to another with the SS shooting people who were left behind “I kept repeating to myself ‘Don’t stop, don’t think, run!’ Near me men were collapsing into dirty snow. Gunshots.” (86) Elie was determined somewhat by force to keep going and to keep running despite how hard it was. He keeps repeating to himself the phrase “Don’t stop don’t think, run!” to show it was very important to him that he survives and that he needs to be resilient in the face of adversity and that simple sentences take less brain power because he needs to focus on staying alive and being resilient.
He is almost dying, and is not sure he would be alive. Stanley takes him on his back. He has never give up carrying Zero while he climbs the mountain. We could see the friendship between Stanley and Zero become stronger. The last situation that create the indelible friendship is when Stanley refuses to leave the camp without his best friend, Zero.
All alone, stranded in a forest, lost with nothing to help him survive, no one to come to his aid… Only Brian can help himself, and staying motivated is the only thing that can keep him alive. Hatchet, a wilderness adventure book written by Gary Paulsen, tells about a boy, Brian Robeson, that is left stranded in the Canadian wilderness. After his plane crashes, Brian is abandoned, shocked, and alone. Over the course of fifty-four long days, the obstacles that Brian must overcome, and the challenges that he faces change him both physically and mentally. One theme of Hatchet is to stay motivated.
With the hatchet, he had to struggle hard to get food and at the same time protect himself from the wild animals in the wilderness (Erickson 213). Additionally, he had to battle for survival in the cold environment with hopes that one day he will be saved. After a long struggle in the wilderness, he managed to get out of the forest victories and more energized due to the hardship he went through while in the
My panic was gone. My fear was dominated. Survival was at hand.” This renders how Pi isn 't lost in his thoughts. Pi knows how valuable his sanity and he is attempting to help Richard Parker and himself since he knows instead of shying away from Richard Parker he will use his presence to his advantage. This reveals that Pi wants to continue his very strong will to survive, and in doing this he must keep his sanity.
If he had given up they probably would have died. In addition to determination, positivity is a crucial quality for living through a survival situation and not giving up. If someone complains and looks at a situation negatively, things begin to seem
Being brave is not taking care of a situation independently, although that is a form of bravery. Instead, bravery is simply pressing on and working through a problem. There may be a need for help, but just acknowledging the problem and trying to take care of it is bravery. In most situations we will need help; during these times, we need to come to the Lord with our
When Brian was crying in the corner of the cave, he realized he must stay positive if he is to survive. Also, his respect for nature and his ability to observe the animals helped him to find food to stay alive. The theme of positive thinking is most important because it determined how Brian approached the challenges he was faced with. He could have given into either hopelessness and self-pity, or dare to think positive. He