Feeling like he was just playing with me and didn’t even care about what was happening, I ran off. I decided to run to the beach since that seemed to be my happy place and I met up with Venus and Malani. I started talking to them about the conversation my uncle and I had when suddenly I noticed ripples in the water that was near me. I heard the same thing that I had heard underwater earlier. I looked down and it was a medium sized dolphin with blue eyes and glittery stars by its eyes.
By standing up to many of the men, making the decisions of when the family should leave a specific camp, and even making the decision to tell Tom Joad to leave for his own and his family's safety shows her guidance through the family's adventure. Ma Joad functioned as the protagonist by keeping her family together and taking over the leadership, which in the end, gets them to California. One of the first signs of Ma
This freedom to explore made her become an independent individual because she wasn’t afraid to take risks. Being an independent person allowed her to have the traditional form of a leader. A family member that had such a large impact on her was her brother. Her brother and herself were in school around the same time. She was humbled because her parents never gave her praise to protect her brother.
Also, she was able to keep to her main goal, which was to keep her family together. Other than the death of gramma and grampa, they were all able to make it to california. Ma Joad helped many of her peers on their adventurous journey to California. She is characterized as a
This book connects to my life by having the main character, Turtle Wexler/T.R Wexler, remind me exactly like one of my best friends. My friend is strong, fierce, trustworthy, smart, and soft. In most of the chapters of The Westing Game, Turtle is strong through her actions. That means Turtle is fearless and feisty. Turtle is the kind of person you would want to have as a friend.
Lastly, continuity theory is the belief that older adults for the most part have maintained the same activities, behaviors and relationships as they did in their earlier years. I noticed that this seem to hold true for Henrietta because from my understanding and observations, she has maintained a spunky and independent personality all throughout her life. She has also maintained participating in her favorite sport since she was a child, swimming and still greatly enjoys it. In addition, she also tries to hold on to the same relationships that she had when she was younger. As mentioned above, she still stays in contact with many of the same people over the years, including friends from her primary school.
For the next six years, synchro would dictate my life. With long practices an hour away four days a week, I didn’t have time for other activities. However, I was fine with that because I loved the pool. My team was my one constant in life, and I could always rely on them, no matter how my life changed. I grew as a swimmer and a person.
Short stories written over 20 years ago have managed to continue to relate to current news articles due to their significant themes. In this case, the short story is “The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant” by W.D. Wetherell, in which a young boy falls for an older girl who has no interest in him or his passion to catch a bass fish. While in the current news article “Laura Dekker: a heroine for our times” by Emine Soner, tells the story of a young girl, Laura, who wants to sail around the world. Although many in her country, the Netherlands, disagree with her planned voyage.
This story relates to the quote by Robert Griffin, “Hard work beats talent any day, but if you’re talented and work hard, it’s hard to beat.” This quote relates to the story because, when Lupe was talented, and coached herself, practiced harder than anyone I know, and was kind to her rivals, she won the championship without bragging. Woulded you want to be like Lupe. Wouldn't you want to be the role model that is smart, determined, hard working, and
I have been swimming, competitively, since I was 6 or 7 years old. I always put a lot of effort into the sport. It took a long time to get as good as I am today. I always go to practice every day, even if I have a lot of homework to do. I put an effort in every set that we do in practice.
Bathany Hamilton is a young girl who loves to surf. Bathany has been surfing ever since she was a toddler. Bathany lives in Kauai, Hawaii. At the age of 13 Bathany was attacked by a doing something she loved. Bathany Hamilton was resilient because she went to rehab.