Michael Phelps, a professional swimmer, once said, “There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits,” (¨AZ Quotes¨). This quotes shows that throughout one’s journey they will eventually have to go against many obstacles, and have to find a a way to get through them. That’s what the characters have to do in these books. In the book, Peak by Roland Smith, Peak, the main character, wants to be the youngest person to ever reach the summit pole of Mount Everest. Throughout his climb he faces many obstacles, so he decides to take them so he can get past them to make it up the Mountain. In the book, Michael Vey: The Prisoner Of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans, Michael, the main character, was born with tourette's syndrome. …show more content…
He wants to get his mom back who was kidnapped and taken to an academy in Pasadena, California. In doing so he sees that she isn’t there and that other kids who have powers are being held hostage there. He escapes with the others, so they can create a plan to get Michael’s mother back. The theme of both Peak and Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 is perseverance. In the book, Peak, the theme is perseverance, one needs to have the ability to get through the obstacles they face, and keep on going forward towards their goal in order to succeed and reach their goal. In the book, Michael Vey: The Prisoner Of Cell 25, the theme is perseverance, one needs to be able to work their way through certain times when they are struggling, so they can push through and succeed. Though they show it in different
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The novel Freak The Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick is about two disabled boys named, Kevin Avery, nicknamed “Freak”, who is physically handicapped but very intelligent, and Maxwell Kane, a large, very slow, but kind-hearted boy. Together, they use valuable life skills that are efficient and effective in getting through hard times in life, as the world is very difficult for them both. When the two are alone, life is a challenge, and they face big hardships at school. Kevin is suffering from a disease called the morquio syndrome, which affects his metabolism. Max is suffering from dyslexia, which affects his reading.
Essential to overcoming adversity is the ability to cause change in yourself and others. In the book, Michael Vey Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans, Michael Vey has to learn how to use his powers; This helps him become a hero. He grows because he is faced with tough challenges where he must either adapt, or be defeated by his adversity. Ultimately, Richard Paul Evans shows us that, love can make a normal person a hero.
The theme that goes along with this memory is never giving up. He never left or quit the race, he pushed through and finished the race. This appeals to everyone’s life by just giving the basic fact of never giving up. This quote expands the ideas of possibilities of never giving up and succeeding. The reader can understand about how the themes relate to the real world and how never giving up can help everyone achieve success.
To Run or Not To Run “Runners have their most profound revelations in the darkest grips of pain” (Karnazes 26). This quote embodies the message in the book RUN! 26.2 Stories of Blisters and Bliss written by Dean Karnazes. This book is a collection of short memoirs about Dean’s running career. His book shows not only how far a human body can be pushed, but also shows that striving for something greater than yourself is the ultimate challenge.
But the authors say that sometimes during the journey it will be mentors that will not help us the way we expect them to do it. We have to be ready to hear things that we don’t want to hear and know that no body can’t tell us that we can't do something, because believe that we can’t do something is the worst thing that we can ever do. We need to have a stepping stones to lead us to our next adventure; we need to see failure as stepping stones to success. So we must be willing to fail if we want to succeed. We will face great obstacles along this journey bigger than stumbling blocks and stepping stones.
One common theme throughout the story is that determination will drive you farther than you may have thought possible. From the beginning of the book, details show the determination Michael used to complete the mission. One critical scene where Michael’s determination is on display is when Dashner describes how
“There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time,” Malcolm X, and activist overcame adversity by learning from his defeat. Adversity affects our world today too. With our harsh rules and drive to be better, one must strive to succeed and overcome the hardships. While there are many qualities needed to overcome adversity, having faith, keeping composure, and receiving support are vital in order to overcome adversity.
“Saturday Climbing: The Relationship between this father and daughter might turn into hate. “Saturday Climbing” by WD Valgardson is a short story analyzing a misunderstanding between a divorced father and his teenage daughter. Their relationship is very critical and is full of fights and arguments. They both are struggling to keep the connection alive.
The ambition to overcome obstacles that were create systemically is a testament to one’s will and character.
"It may sound strange, but champions are made champions by setbacks" (Bob Richards). This quote describes how struggling and setbacks can help a person become successful. This essay is about overcoming obstacles despite difficulty. An example of one of these obstacles is if someone injures their leg, it would be really hard for them to run. If they try really hard then their setback could just be a minor thing that made them want to succeed more.
In the first book of The Michael Vey Series; Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans. One true theme to this story is evident and that is When things are looking dispirited, make sure to look for hope in all places, because having hope and trust will get you through your toughest problems. This proves to be true when Michael is on his last stroke of luck when he finds his true friends who are also electric, like him. Not to mention that his mom and his electric friends are kidnapped and he has to find hope in his once bullies. This may apply to this book but it also applies to many others, and you can be the person that someone finds safeguard in.
“There is nothing on this Earth more prized than friendship”- Thomas Aquinas. In the book, Peak, by Roland Smith readers are introduced to a boy named Peak who is a climber. Peak creates many new relationships with people while on Everest, but is still hanging on to a very important relationship. Peak becomes friends with this boy named Sun-jo, creates a stronger relationship with his father, and while he is on the mountain he misses his twin sisters more than anything else. Sun-jo is a Nepalese boy who is a descendant of a Sherpa.
In our life, there are periods of challenges that we must face, but the real challenge is how we grow and learn from overcoming them. Being naive children, we believed that life was simplistic and effortless. Well, we were wrong, we can only yearn for life to be easy. Growing up, we continue to face countless hurdles that only get bigger and bigger. My life, in particular, has been filled with numerous up and downs.