After missing five years of formal education, I enrolled back in school for my junior year and knew almost instantly that I had made the right decision. I surprised myself by excelling in areas of study I never thought I would again have time to entertain. I saw my potential as limitless, with a whole world of possibilities opening back up to me. Even though it often felt like a vital part of my identity was gone, my thirst for knowledge in my new life had grown in its place. I tried desperately not to look at leaving ballet as a failure, but it wasn’t until recently when I returned to a ballet class after twelve years that I finally understood the gift it had granted me.
In Sue Monk Kidd’s book, The Secret Life of Bees, T. Ray is indirectly characterized as abusive in order to portray the violent attitude of a typical southern white male of this time period. Kidd displays this in a scene where Lily is not listening to him, “Get in your goddamned room!” he shouted, and shoved me.” (Kidd 18). This is an example of T Ray’s abusiveness.
Even some of the best athletes ever careers get cut short. One example of this is Bo Jackson. He very well might have been the greatest athlete of all time, but his career was cut shorts because he got injured. So if you ever want to be like Bo Jackson and play with the professionals, just make sure you have a backup plan like an
In anger Abby refuses to help them create a new dance and tells them to create their own. They create a new dance last minute with the help of their assistant dance teacher Gianna. They win first place, make sure people know they created their own dance and prove to Abby they were right to change the
The figurative language in the novel, The Secret Life Of Bees, defines the father, T. Ray, as controlling, because of his actions and emotions towards Lily. T. Ray is Lily’s father who punishes his child by making her kneel on Martha Whites, which are coarsely ground up corn flakes that feel like powdered glass, and dig into Lily’s knees as she kneels on them. After the hour that Lily kneels there, as Rosaleen takes a look at her knees and on page twenty six he marches in “despising” and “full of anger.” Lily thought that he could have still loved her after her mother’s death, but now he treats her as though he can control her into his will and doesn’t treat her as a father should. The words that are used to describe his emotions show just
Main idea:An initial reason why To Kill a Mockingbird is still important is because the author brings to light that racism is unfair and cruel by stressing that it separates the whole community. Evidence 1:This idea can first be seen when Atticus and Uncle Jack give Scout and Jem air riffles for Christmas. Atticus will not teach them to shoot because Atticus tales life very seriously. Atticus tells Jem and Scout ,"he says ,"I'd rather you shoot at tin cans in the back yard, but I know you'll go after birds. Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em ,but remember its a sin to kill a mockingbird.
What if I hadn’t taken it easy in that last drill at tryouts? I was absolutely miserable for the next couple weeks, and only tortured myself with the thoughts of what if’s and possibilities.
Julia Young English 1010 Larson, P.3 Personal Narrative The professional boxer Muhammad Ali once said, “I hated every minute of training, but i said ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion.’ ” This quote became relatable the moment I looked back on the start of my cheerleading “career”.
My personal narrative Wow quitting dance was like leaving my family. But sometimes it won't hurt to try to try something new or having spare time on my hands. So I started dance when I was four. It was so hard to concentrate or even pay attention because of all the things going through my head.
She could put Misty into any position and she could do it with ease. After dancing at the Boys and Girls Club, Sylvia divorced and remarried again. The Copelands moved to a house that was thirteen miles away from the studio. Her mother told her that she “had to quit dance” because she couldn’t keep coming home late at night. When Cindy found out, she proposed the idea that Misty come live with her on weekdays.
It was because my knees refused to allow me to push myself to full speed. I have a disease in both knees called Osgood-Schlatters, it usually develops in young teenagers who are hitting puberty at a fast rate. Most of the time Osgood will go away on its own but mine has been with me since I was in the seventh grade
(29, 54) Despite the fact that Jolly was in a bad place, she still had people in her life like LaVaughn who were having a positive influence on her and her actions. For example, Jolly dropped out of high school at a young age because of her giving birth to Jeremy and Jilly. She had never got the chance to go back because she had to work to be able to pay the bills. There was no time to go to school, which Jolly originally laughed at because the thought of going back to school was incredulous to her and it was ridiculous.
I didn’t even know what cross country is before I came to this school. And by the end of the season, I was one of the best runners in the team. This transition didn 't come from nowhere. I was literally the slowest person in the whole team(including girls) when the season began. And I remembered what one of the girls in the team told me: Kenny, just go join another activity, there is not chance for you to make the APAC team.
The acquisitive Spanish explorer of the New World wanted to get as much of the gold and silver from the New World as possible. Kate arrogated herself to take on the duties of the team captain of her swim even though it was Mara’s job. Although she has her Masters degree in English, her banal speech left me with the impression she hadn’t left elementary school.