In the book A Long Walk to Water, the main character Salva must overcome a lot of challenges in order for his survival. He is persistent, a hard worker, and just overall a very lucky young boy. These factors are very big reasons for his survival. After reading the book, readers can see that one of the main factors for Salvas survival is hard work. Salva gets water and does housework for the old woman he considers family.
His uncle keeps him going, saying that he just has to get to a group of bushes, or a cluster of rocks. Eventually, Salva is able to get through the treacherous desert. Uncle helps him get through the desert, one step at a time. The author writes, "The worst moment of the day happened near the
"(ALW 110) While doing this he opens up a world of opportunity for others in Sudan. Salva and Jiya both helped themselves and others by thinking about everyone. The books teach about others and loved ones. Both books show how Jiya and Salva help themselves while thinking about others. They both know that staying their loved ones will help them in the future, that is why they did not turn their back on their family.
“Louie and Phil took turns leading prayers each night.” (Hillenbrand 156) They prayed a lot during the time on the raft. Which let them survive until they were found by the Japanese. No one had survived that long in the middle of the Ocean before. It was an act of God that allowed them to survive. After the war was over Louie 's life changed forever.
SURVIVAL ESSAY This is the story of A Long Walk To Water by Linda Sue Park. This is a good story about a boy named Salva and a girl named Nya. They live in different times. Salva and Nya need water and food. Salva has to walk a long way to get away from a war.
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.
Even when people doubted him and the situation seemed unachievable, Ibrahima stayed determined and continued (125). For months, Ibrahima had gone to different cities along with various organizations to ask for money, to guide him to the $8,500 that Thomas demanded, in order to get Ibrahima’s children and grandchildren out of being a slave (135,143). This battle he is fighting, was not a battle for him as a soldier, but a battle as a caring grandfather or father. His bravery as a soldier along with the love he held as a parent did not let Ibrahima to give up the fight for his family’s freedom. He pressed for his children’s freedom up to his dying breath, even though he was not victorious in freeing his grandchildren, after his death, his children were finally granted their freedom (186-187) After thirty years of enslaved labor, Ibrahima encountered Marschalk, who believed Ibrahima was of royal descent, a Moor (pg.
His goal is him telling students how important their education is. The authors tell them they would understand it more due to him giving his personal life habits, of working hard and getting underpaid because maybe lack of experience or not having a certain degree. Mr. Andrew Braaksma is claiming in the article “Some Lessons from the Assembly Line”, "I have worked as a temp in the factories surrounding my hometown every summer since I graduated from high school, but making the transition between school and full-time blue-collar work during the break never gets any easier. "(Braaksma 2005) He states in the reading, that it isn 't easy being a full worker then going to college. "but making the transition between school and full-time blue-collar work during the break never gets any easier.
The way the book unfolds is amazing, it starts when he is young and shows how his talents got him known as a person. Then all is forgotten and there is only one focus in life and that is returning home to his loved ones. “A moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory,” said Pete Zamperini. Pete taught Louie that getting through the pain leads to success. Even though the war followed him home and he became a different person, Louie’s success came through his survival.
Stacey By:Alanah Bible Courage is when you are brave and do what you think is right no matter what others think or say. In the novel, Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry by Mildred Taylor she uses Stacey Logan. He is a very brave boy who has come up with smart plans so he can stand up for what he believes in and his family. Even though Stacey faced many struggles the main ones were when he came up with the idea to break down the bus, he walked T.J home even though T.J. had been a terrible friend to the Logans, and Stacey stayed and watched what happen when the Wallaces went to the Averys to make sure nothing bad happened to him. Stacey 's actions proved that he was a very brave and smart boy, who loved his family and that he was willing to fight for the land and do whatever he could to help save it even willing to take consequences for it.
There is nothing worse than traveling for miles on little food,or carrying water for your family every day,more than once The survival experiences of Nya and Salva are the same and different, the both use Motivation, Work Ethic, and Adaptability. Nya and Salva had the motivation to keep going.Nya had the motivation to keep getting water for her family,she didn 't lose hope on getting the water because there is another watering hole that her family moves across to so they get water.Unlike Salva who led 1000 men to the Kakuma and Ifo refugee camps safely ,he didn 't lose hope and kept telling himself ‘we are going to make it’ and they did. Salva and Nya both use work ethic and are not lazy.Nya kept walking to the watering
Salva is a young man trying to survive day by day.However Salva is a teenager that was poor.Meanwhile Salva traveled from his village to Refugee camp.He is a very confused young man.Salva tried his best to survive during his rough times.Salva survived by using his heart,things his uncle told him, and by walking for survival. Salva survived by using his heart,things his uncle told him,and by walking for survival”.”.In a long walk to water Salva used his heart by going across the crocodile river.”Salva had a choice he jumped into the water and began to swim”.”Salva was forced without time to take more than a quick shallow breath,”This young man risked his life to live.The soldiers were even shooting in the river but salva use his heart
In Nya’s timeline Salva is an adult, who has escaped the rebellion that continued to rampage through his country. He had been proactive in the situation, and instead of deciding to never return to Sudan, he helps those who need it. Nya has been walking every day to collect water, an ordeal that takes up to eight hours. This has affected her ability to obtain an education, and if the cycle had continued, would further affect her sisters. Salva had started a movement to bring well water to many villages.
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