Recently Owen Aerts has been hunting. Owen had shot a 6 point buck. He went hunting to manage the deer population in Lakewood Wisconsin where there was a lot of deer hunters out in the woods on that day ,but Owen got a buck. A lot of people just went out in the woods and sat next to a tree.
In the short story “The Scarlet Ibis” the author James Hurst uses symbolism in his story. The ibis is to symbolise the destruction pride can cause in our life. In the text it says “They did not know that I did it for myself, that pride, whose slave I was, spoke to me louder than all their voices” (pg. 26). This shows how pride can overtake you even when you might not know it, and it can end up hurting you and others around you. Just like the narrator's pride got a hold of him without him even knowing about it, the ibis drifted off in a storm without realization that he had. “At that moment the bird began to flutter, but the wings were so uncoordinated, and amid much flapping and spray of flying feathers it tumbled down,”. When the ibis gets
As my Dad and I pulled in the driveway around 11am, my Uncle Jack was about to go out hunting in the stand that everyone has been getting deer in. I couldn’t pass that up as he asked, “Would you like to go out with me?”
Soon, Brian caught his first fish with the tools that he made. He enjoyed the fish feast, but a skunk entered his shelter that night. He yelled at the skunk and it sprayed him. He was temporarily blinded and was covered in a horrible stench. Next, he caught a foolbird. The foolbird was his first meat. Then while, he was cleaning the bird in the water, a moose attacked Brian. The moose injured his ribs and his shoulder. Soon after this a tornado took place. It ruined Brian’s
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick has objects or places that could be symbols for larger ideas. Each one has a completely different meaning. Whether that be to the author, the characters, or to the reader. Many of these objects include the ornithopter, the dictionary, and the empty book.
The three texts which are the allegory, "Terrible Things", the poem, "First They Came For the Communists" and the memoir Night share some differences and similarities. These three texts are related during the Second World War in Europe and also about the Holocaust. The WWI (1939-1945) was the bloodiest war in the world's history. The conflict started in Germany led by Adolf Hitler that was the leader of the Nazi party, this man had thoughts in conquering foreign lands, increasing jobs, and exterminating all races that he thought were minorities. During his dictatorship, he sent troops to imprison and kill all the enemies of the Nazis who were Jews, homesexuals, communists etc. Hitler's enemies were sent to concentration camps where some were
Louis was a mischievous child until war hit him. In his childhood Louis had put a bad impression on him, as he was doing drugs, smoking and being disrespectful. As a young child he was a troublemaker who was later well known for a track star in High School. He was severely beaten many times in camps as he was in war. He was also an olympic star who met Adolf Hitler. In the book, Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand, specializes Louis in two character traits. He is tenacious and rebellious.
Have you ever had so much fun that it makes so tired and and just want to sleep for a year?It was so much fun doing my five memories in the last 2 years if you would like to find out what i did do,find out what i did, read below this paragraph.⇩⇩↧↧!
Night came quickly as we headed on our way home walking through a dark, silent street. The chilly weather outside made the nights here unbearable. It was so cold I felt like an icicle( hyperbole). This was the usual weather in London. We walked down a narrow street when we caught sight of a figure lurking in the shadows. We both immediately slowed down and hid ourselves from view, so we wouldn't be spotted by the suspicious man. We knew this man very well because of the dark cloak he wore. He wore the exact same one on the night he killed our parents.
A personal journey is a series of events, spiritual, mental, or physical. Salva was born in Sudan, Sudan was a very impoverished country. But Salva was one of the more lucky children in his tribe because his father raised cattle. This allowed him to go to school, and to have food on his table. Though he life wouldn’t be the same after one day after school, this event started him on his personal journey. In the book A Long Walk to Water by Linda Park, the character Salva, was sent on a personal journey, the events that impacted his journey were the war, the loss of his Uncle, and going to America.
What does resilience really mean to you? The literal definition to resilience is the ability to cope with problems and setbacks. In the story Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, she shows us all different kind of ways that the characters in her story used the skills that Kendra Cherry was talking about, to help them out of every situation. In this story it shows how certain situations affect people in different ways and how each person goes through seven skills. The characteristic that Louie undergoes is the skill of Strong Problem-Solving. The Strong Problem-solving skill is when a crisis emerges, people are able to spot the solution that will lead to a safe out-come. However, if you are not a non-resilient person you sometimes develop tunnel vision, which basically mean that you fail to notice important details or take advantages of oppurtunities.
Stephen B. Oates writes about a slave named Nat Turner, who led a rebellion against slavery in the book “The Fires of Jubilee”. Turner was born on October 17, 1800 in Southampton County, Virginia. His mother Nancy was bought by a man named Benjamin Turner in 1795 and was transported to America. Nat’s father was never named, but was married to Nancy.
STOP! Have you ever been in a situation where you were unsure if you should help or not? In those situations we often stop, look, and walk away even though we know we should lend a hand. In the flash fiction piece, “What Happened During the Ice Storm” the boys warm our hearts by taking a step forward to help the pheasants before themselves. In a cold winter day with icy rain, few boys go out to find pheasants just like the farmers. They find five or six pheasants and take a closer look at them. Looking closer, they notice that they are shivering in the rain, desperately trying to protect themselves from hardening into ice. Before anyone else, one of the boys quickly takes off his coat and covers two of the pheasants gently. It is clearly shown
Right now I am on a plane headed to Europe. With me are Jack Hileman,John Shleinz,Grant Williams,Nathan Jolly,and David Beilin. We are almost over the Amazon,when the plane begins to shake then fall. Grant screamed, “What are we going to do?” Nathan shouted in response, “I don’t know you tell me wise guy.” I was thinking to myself that we were going to die. John comes over to me with a floatation device. John was resourceful like that. To save ourselves we all decided to jump out of the plane. When we were out of the plane we decided to swim to the Amazon for safety.
Brian was always seeing the out of the lake. He never looked in the lake. In the lake, there were lots of little fishes. Brian tried to catch the fish with his hands but the fishes were too fast to catch with bare hands. Brian thought he would have to make bow and an arrow to catch the fish. He gets some wood from the forest and start cutting it with the hatchet. Brian soon catches his first fish and enjoy the fish. That night a skunk enters the shelter. When Brian yelled at the skunk, it sprayed gas to him, blinding him and covering him with a horrible smell. Later Brian catches a bird with his bow and arrow. When he was washing the bird, a moose attacked him. The moose hurt Brian's ribs and