He and his mother live together in New York; Brian is on his way to visit Canada to see his father for the summer. It is later revealed that his parents are divorced, and Brian is aware of “The Secret”, which is a euphemism for his mother having an affair with a man other than his father. The pilot, whose name Brian never really knew, gives him a brief flying lesson wherein Brian controls the plane momentarily. Later on, the pilot receives a fatal heart attack, which leads to Brian panicking and calling for help via the radio.
The pilot gave him a very brief flying lesson. Suddenly, the pilot seemed to be suffering pain in his shoulder, arm, and stomach. At first Brian did not think it is very serious, but after the pilot began jerking in his seat it became clear that he had a heart attack. Brian did not know what to do and eventually heart stoped. Brian was forced to take over the controls, but finally the plane crashed into a lake in the Canadian woods, where Brian is stranded.
A large part of the novel is devoted to Ponyboy’s escape. Through that time the main character of The Outsider is separated from his older brothers and he has to face many dangers which involve hand-to hand combat, fire knives and even guns. Right after being separated from his siblings Pony is attacked by one of the Socs who grabbed him and hold his head under the frigid water of a fountain, Ponyboy almost drowns, when he wakes up, he finds out that Johnny killed the boy who almost killed him. This death will lead to more violence between the gangs who will fight in order to defend the honor of their own. Without meaning to, the two young boys started initiating events, and worsen tensions.
He startles easily: when he hears a siren going off in Chapter 3, Section 6, he jumps and worries that World War III is coming: “A siren went off, scared the hell out of him. He was expecting World War Three at any time”(Kurt Vonnegut 57). One of the most distinguished symptoms of PTSD was the reliving of frightful past experiences that become literal in Billy's eyes as he travels back and forth in time. And according to Kevin Brown in his journal article, The Psychiatrists Were Right: Anomic Alienation in Kurt Vonnegut's "Slaughterhouse-Five, “Vonnegut tell
It was during World War 2 and no adults survived the crash. It all started out well for the boys. Then they started to disagree about little things and throughout the story things started to decline and the group ends up separating into 2 tribes. The 2 tribes are run by Jack and Ralph. Things start to get violent and the boys slowly started turning towards savagery.
In The Rattler the speaker’s rhetorical strategy is to use pathos to make the audience feel sympathy for his/her actions and to also use logos to give good reasons for his/her actions. The speaker is justified in killing the rattlesnake because he/she was protecting the lives of others while being courageous at the same time. In the third paragraph the author uses pathos when he/ she says: “But I reflected that there were children, dogs, horses at the ranch, as well as men and women like shod; my duty, plainly, was to the kill the snake.”
Yossarian is a Captain in the Air Force, which in turn, makes Yossarian must fly missions in an aircraft. Yossarian does one heroic act but does not wish to remember the act. The squadron must destroy a bridge at Ferrara for days without accomplishing the act. On the first run, Yossarian’s bombs do not deploy, so Yossarian orders a second run at the bridge, and Yossarian then succeeds at destroying the bridge. The reason why Yossarian wants to forget about this mission is because Yossarian lost one of his men, Kraft, during the mission and Yossarian regrets doing the mission.
Have you ever thought of how it would be to have a plane crash and be deserted for more than 40 days? Well neither did Louie Zamperini, until it happened. Louis Zamperini never thought that he would be lost at seas but when his B-24 crashed down in the pacific that's just what happened. Though his whole life he has been all sorts of things, rebellious, determined, courageous, and more. Louie Zamperini, from the book Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand shows the characteristic traits of rebellious and determined through the thing that he does in this book.
William Golding’s fictional, British novel, Lord of the Flies, presents a character that serves a two-part function as a “scapegoat” and a certain commentary on life. During WWII, a group of British boys are being evacuated via plane when they crash and are stranded on an island without adults. As time progresses, the innate evilness of human nature begins to overcome the savage society of young boys while Piggy, an individual representation of brains without brawn, becomes an outlier as he tries to resist this gradual descent of civilness and ends up shouldering the blame for the wrongdoings of the savage tribe. Up until his untimely death, Piggy is portrayed as the most intellectual and most civil character in the group of stranded boys. Right from the beginning, Piggy realized that “[they] got to do something,” (8) and he recognized the shell Ralph had picked up as a conch.
William Golding's story about a group of schoolboys who are plane wrecked on a (having no people) island is just as scary today as when it was first published in 1954. After a huge plane crash in the ocean a group of military students finds an island. Ralph the athletic, interesting and well-liked the main character of the book, organizes the group, assigning responsibilities for everyone. When jack the rebel, a tall, thin and bony boy with red hair refuses to do what he was assigned to do with Ralph (build a fire) they miss their chance to get spotted by a helicopter or boat. The group decides to split up one leader jack and the other Ralph.
Donny was killed during an op, and before he left, Kak speaks to him and is unable to convince him not to go. Donny also shows some of these symptoms; especially when he gives away his car. Donny gives away all of his things before he goes out on his last op; as if he is expecting his death. He also talks to Kak about his nightmares, when asked by Kak what they were about he replies with, “Kid, you don’t want to know,” Kak witnesses Donny screaming in his sleep, “At the other end of the hut, an airman tossed and muttered in his bed. Then he cried out, piercingly and loud.
For example, when Louie, Phil, and Mac were stranded at sea for forty-six days, he had kept everyone’s spirits and hopes up so they wouldn’t all be overcome with insanity. Louie and his crew had just crashed their B-24D Army Air Force bomber into the Pacific Ocean and the only crew members that had survived were Louie, Phil, and Mac. These three men had made their way onto the inflatable life raft where they had suffered from a lack of food and water, heat stroke, poor hygiene, and just overall terrible conditions. But, to keep everyone’s minds sharp Louie suggested singing songs and to keep talking to each other about anything that would keep their minds off of the current situation that they were in. While the men were on the raft Louie said, “Within a few days of the crash, Louie began peppering the other two with questions on every conceivable subject…
The war was being so heavily fought and thousands of soldiers died daily, leaving the military always in need of men for the cause. Due to the military’s haste, many men were sent out without proper training. Some of these men were sent out to sea without any knowledge of how to swim. These men were set to fail by their own country in military due to the lack of detail and preciseness put into the training and education of these men for life at sea.
The worst challenge for Louie was when the airplane drop to the sea, only he, Phillips and Mac get saved. Mac eat all the food they have, but at last Louie forgive him. The search airplane didn 't see they, they are eat fish, seabird, and drink rain. They almost died because they are too hungry, they need water, and they mind was getting lost. Phillips and Louie get saved by talking and the hope for saved at the 47th day.
Brian is on his way to meet his father on his way the pilot has a massive heart attack and dies. This forces Brian to have to fly the plane all on his own. The plane is starting to run out of fuel and he doesn 't know what to do. This causes Brian to think quickly about what he needs to do. Brian decided that he would wait for the fuel to run out and land in the water and escape the plane while still on the ground.