Through his story, Gary Paulsen tells the readers that big courage need in every hard situation. The story begins when the plane fell from virtue. While Brian Robeson, thirteen years old, is going to his father who divorced with his mother, The pilot in the plane died by a heart attack. Despite, he tried to put down the plane instead of the pilot, the plane made a emergency landing at one lake, located in the forest. He survived alone in the plane and efforted to survive by the hatchet that his mother gave to him before board the plane.
It was almost as if they had left their strength with him, to help him on his journey.” Another example is “ So he had to shake the fear of to continue the journey” These examples prove that Salva was determined because he knew that his family would want him to make the trip.
“It had sought out prey that was small and motionless: Marial, sleeping.” (41) While in the land of Atuot, the land of the lions, Marial was taken away from the camp while sleeping and eaten by one of them. Not only did Salva lose Marial and his family but he also lost the person he knew the most in the group, Uncle. “…one of the men aimed his gun at Uncle. Three shots rang out.”
It gave him such a horror of killing anybody or anything…” In my opinion, I think in that moment he realized that he wanted to save lives instead of taking them because on the same page it also “he was sure the picture had made him decide to be a medical soldier who would would save life instead of taking it.” And the most important reason why Desmond did not kill was because he said he could imagine Jesus saying to him, “ Desmond if you love Me, you will not kill, but save life if I were in your place. Follow my example.” I think Desmond’s achievements and beliefs would motivate teenagers today because Desmond stayed true himself, true to his beliefs and calling which was being a medic and helped life’s instead of taking it, and he was willing to go through any consequences for what he believed.
They never getting tired caring for him and loving him because they are a family that will stick together no matter what the challenges that they were facing. To tell the truth, there are more to life than being sad and feel lonely in this world. Finally, Papa drinks less and he is going back to his old self again. He has changed intrapersonally because he is back to his old self again. Everyone is happy when Papa started to go out and talk to his family again.
Towards the beginning of the novel, Finny’s strengths include his ability to stay optimistic, even after his life-threatening accident. When Finny converses with Gene afterwards, he tells Gene “Listen, pal, if I can’t play sports, you’re going to play them for me…” (Knowles 85). Even after being told he probably won’t have the ability to walk again, a point one could describe as the lowest and most depressing of his life, Finny maintains his zest for life.
While this is a pivotal moment in his life, he makes his decision without much difficulty, as all of his previous experiences strengthen his emotional courage to prepare him for this moment. Fincher’s use of a low-angle shot of Benjamin before he leaves gives the sense that he is not worried or hesitant; he remains confident in the decision he made. That being said, making the decision to leave also helps to further develop his emotional courage by making him realize the importance of moving on and living life without regrets. While he does continue to worry for Daisy and his daughter after he leaves, he does not let that become a central part of his life. Instead, he accepts the fact that they had gone their separate ways and starts living life to the fullest, using his time to travel the world and to do as he please.
It was impossible for men not to die due to the constant gun fires, but even though the chance of surviving were slim they took that chance knowing that it was what had to be done and that they would do anything to protect our country even if it included seeing your best mate get shot or even yourself. Our soldiers took pride in our country and kept that pride with them until the day they died. The ones that survived and returned home had serious mental issues and most ended in suicide even with years of
Although it may seem like the seventh man should not forgive himself because it was his decision to go down to the beach while the storm was still going on, ultimately, he should forgive himself because he had good intentions, he tried to shout out to K to save his life, and he also regretted it enough until he was a middle aged man. The seventh man never really grew close to someone after the death of his best friend K. A lesson learned from the seventh man could be never hold your regrets because if you feel this pain for such a long time things in your life could disappear in a matter of
The author used the symbols of James Maxwell being the president and Gerald Adams to follow their dreams despite the warnings of failure. James chose to do the sensible thing in not following his dreams but he regretted in once her looked back and realized how boring her life was. No matter how many people say achieving goals are impossible, there is always a way. Gerald is proof of that. He got it live the dream life.
On her way back to Ocean Plains Eli Gray call her and told her she needed to come to his farm. Chevy Johnson who was flying the plane landed at the farm. The police were there and Uncle Eli was dead. Uncle Eli was given a shot of potassium chloride to bring on a heart attack. His grandson, Zach, saw his killer.
It 's got his DNA all over it. I love driving it because it reminds me of him, though I don 't need the truck to remind me of him. I think about him every hour of every day. " Harrington was so moved by the dad who coped with his grief by driving his son’s truck, she scribbled down everything she could remember, all while fighting tears. A few days later, Harrington started turning those thoughts into a song during a co-writing session with Jimmy Yeary and Jessi Alexander.
Wake up, they’re going to throw you out the side!” (pg 99) shows the reader that midway through the story Elie still really cared about his father and did not want him to die. He still had hope that his dad could survive. However, this quote at the end of the story, “I no longer thought of my father,” (pg 113) showed that he lost all hope and only thought about himself and his own health due to the circumstances. Also, Elie was not the only son going through
Lastly, the theme relationships are essential for physical and psychological survival is shown throughout the book when a situation involving Elie occurs. Elie did not care after his father’s death, “Since my father’s death, nothing mattered to me anymore, “(Wiesel 113). The death of Elie’s father was also the death of Elie’s emotions. He was unattached to himself completely, only food was on his mind.
It seems that there is no reason to keep surviving in a world which no hopes remain, a father still perseveres to survive with his son and they are sustained by their love. On their journey, the father sacrifices a lot to protect his son and strongly shows his parental love. In this book, the father and the son have great