Why would he Pick the bass. If he does it is probably because his love and desire for fishing. He does it so much that when he is in the boat or on the dock he auto casts every time. In the course of the summers fishing he had learned the name of every fish in his river. The narrator also states in the story
One night in the short story “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” written by W.D. Wetherell, the narrator realized that doing what he loves and being who he truly is comes before any significant person in his life. The narrator was obsessed with both Sheila Mant and fishing so if he wasn’t thinking about one it would be the other. On the way down to their date, the narrator found out that Sheila Mant thought fishing was stupid and boring while he could not live without it. During the story, the narrator decided to let down a fishing line while Sheila was not paying attention and this is where he started to face a dilemma.
The story’s resounding theme is that the Boy’s crush isn’t worth losing the opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime. Because the story is told by the Boy, we know what his struggle is between choosing the fish or to keep his date going with Sheila Mant. The story’s main conflict is that the boy doesn’t know whether to catch
Numerous people want to be perfect no matter what obstacles they will encounter. However, an individual cannot overcome their obstacles if they are drawn to their ego of perfectionism. Lawrence Sargent Hall believe that having too much confident in an individual result in ignorance by not realizing how some unexpected signals are too easy to miss out. He writes a short story The Ledge to explore a nameless fisherman who has pride in crafting a perfect day of hunting ducks with his son and nephew. But the fisherman did not realize that his pride will put a risk on himself, his son, and his nephew on an unexpected event.
As we got older our love of fishing grew as we could finally begin to travel the state on our own and hike to and fish at some of the most beautiful lakes and rivers I have ever seen. After graduating high school we were finally aloud borrow my friend’s dad’s fishing boat. No longer were we stuck to the shore, thus sparked one of the greatest summers I have ever had. Over the course of that summer we would go camping and fishing for days on end. While out on the water and standing on the shore I have entered into some of the best and longest lasting friendships and relationships I have even been
The boy was heartbroken, and he regretted choosing the girl over the bass of a lifetime. To me I get stuck in that situation all the time. Whether it’s going to a friend’s house, or making a simple, but difficult decision. One time both of my super tight friends asked me to go to their party on the same night. I thought about it for a while, than I did what seemed the most fair.
Joe had been surfing since he was two, but Jimmy had only been surfing since he was five. Jimmy would always chicken out if the competition was for surfing, but any other sport he would always accept the challenge. "No thanks," Joe called back, "I 'm kind of feeling hungry for lunch." Jimmy frowned at Joe, it was not like him to not come out and surf in these conditions. Jimmy tried calling out to Joe again, but he was
Richard Parker is a carnivore, and Pi knows that soon Richard Parker is going to get hungry. So Pi goes against all his beliefs and fishes for food. Although Pi struggles with killing the first fish, he still manages to feed himself and Richard Parker. Pi would not have been able to survive on just the food storage in the boat; fishing for Richard Parker kept him alive. Throughout the middle part of the novel, Pi attempts to train Richard Parker in order to share the perceived luxary of the boat.
He is an older man disabled by the lack of one hand. Although, he has seniority on the ranch the other men do not value his opinion. When it came to euthanizing his dog he was overpowered in his ability to say no as Carlson exclaimed, “Look, Candy. This ol ' dog jus ' suffers hisself all the time. If you was to take him out and shoot him right in the back of the head-’ he leaned over and pointed, ‘-right there, why he 'd never know what hit him"(Steinbeck 22).
In the story ‘The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant” the narrator was in love with Sheila Mant. He had always wanted to go out with her but never had the guts to do it. He finally one day got the nerve to ask her out on a date. Well they were on the date nothing went the way he wanted it to. When they got to the band and were ready to leave Sheila told the narrator she was going home with another boy.
Journal 1 I am reading “the bass, the river, and Shelia Mant ” by W.D Wetherill. So far this story is about this boy who likes a girl that joust moved near bass boy. In this journal I will be questioning and As I read this story, I wonder if the narrator will pick bass or Sheila. It is possible that he’ll pick the bass. Only because bass loves to fish everyday every night he goes fishing still yet he doesn’t hate it.
The boy can either choose to keep the girl, or the bass. He ends up choosing the girl. We know that he gives up the bass from how he cuts the line to let the bass go. The boy had chosen to keep Sheila over the bass, from how she looked in the boat when she had reached her arms towards and the boy could see the shape of her body. The narrator regrets his decision, due to Sheila leaving him during their date to take a ride in Eric Caswell’s Corvette.
Some people want the river to be left alone and allow the body to remain there while some want a dam to be built so the body can be retrieved. Luke is one that believes it should be left alone. Luke was the main person that helped the Tamassee River become a Wild and Scenic River in the first place, he doesn’t want all his hard work to be immediately thrown away. Luke experienced being beat up by loggers and having his place of work shot up because of people disagreeing with him. He believes that once they allow one person to start doing stuff to the river, everybody will start to mess with it.