“Truth is always the strongest argument.” Is a famous Sophocles quote. Which fits very well with the theme of this story. In Red Kayak, Brady is a student who uncovers a secret about the sinking of the D'angelo's kayak. So, Brady must make the decision to help his friends, or do the right thing and tell someone. This story is an example of realistic fiction. This is very easy to see just by looking at the real settings, true-to-life-themes, and believable dialogue.
Proverbs 24:6 says; “for by wise guidance you can wage your war, and in abundance of counselors there is victory and safety” (Holy Bible, New Living Translation). In the novel Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, the story of Louis Zamperini is told from his troubled childhood, his record breaking running days, and to becoming a WWII hero, and living to tell his story. Louie ends his running career when the second world war started between the Americans and the Japanese. Louie faces many hardships through his time in the military, and after the war. Through Louis Zamperini’s suffering while striving to survive while being stranded at sea, becoming a Prisoner Of War in Japan, and his post war trauma, leads him to God, and finding his faith.
Have you ever heard about Paul Revere? He, (in my opinion) was the best patriot ever to live. He was the guy who went around telling people that the British were coming. One of his amazingly famous quotes was “one if by land, two if by sea”, this quote means when he was warning people in Boston about the British, he sent Joseph Warrens to light two lanterns if the British came by sea and one lantern if the British came by land. If you want to learn more about Revere, r
Rikki Tikki is a very brave character in this story. He bit, indeed, but did not bite long enough, and he jumped clear of the whisking tail, leaving Nagaina torn and angry.(para.29)This shows that because the family loved him he saved them by fighting Nag. This character trait demonstrates the thesis because he is loved so know is kind of paying them back.Another example of this is when Rikki Tikki said
People don’t realize or understand the truth about someone until they actually get view the true meaning of that someone’s life and what they have to deal with every day. In Harper Lee’s story (TO KILL A MOCKING BIRD) Jem and Scout’s father, Atticus states that, “You never really know a man until you stand in his shoes and walk around in them.” But as the kids age they start to realize that life is not as fair and understanding as it used to be. Through the use of Scout standing on Boo’s porch at the end of the story and the interaction that Scout, Jem, and Dill had with Dolphus Raymond outside of the courthouse, Jem and Scout to begin to realize you can’t truly know a man until you stand in his own shoes.
Rikki-tikki knew from the first day he saw Nagaina that she would cause trouble. Nagaina is stealthy. In this story she sneaks up on the family and Rikki-tikki. Nagaina tries to kill Rikki-tikki so that he won’t get in the way of her having the garden all to herself except, of course, for her spouse, Nag. In the story, it says, “Rikki-tikki knew better than to waste time in staring. He jumped up in the air as high as
Rikki Tikki is a loyal and insolent character in this story. For example, Rikki Tikki was loyal to the family, but he was also insolent to some of the other animals in the story. Rikki was insolent towards Chucundra
Knowing is good, but knowing all is better. Based on an actual incident, Gary Paulsen's book Nightjohn showcases this life lesson. In the story young Sarny, a slave, is taught to read and write by a fellow slave, John. She knows that as a slave that reading is dangerous. But she takes that chance, because she knows wisdom is sharper than any weapon.
Lead: One person can help make another person’s life better. Evidence from Kaffir Boy: In his memoir Kaffir Boy, Mark Mathabane recalls how his mother fought the racist Apartheid to allow him to attend school. “‘ But what a battle it was. It took me nearly a year a year to get all them papers together.’” Analysis:By giving him an education, she gave him an opportunity to have a life his illiterate friends from the gangs never could. This enabled him to escape the black ghetto of Alexandria, go to college in America, write a bestselling book and have a life far better than that of his father or mother. This shows not only that a person 's life can be improved by others, but that education can create opportunities even in the most structurally
Rikki Tikki is a courageous and loyal character in this story. To illustrate, Rikki fought and killed the deadly Karait to ensure that Teddy did not get harmed (para 34). Therefore, great loyalty and bravery is clearly evident here, with Rikki Tikki willing to fight a snake that could kill him in an instant, all for the little boy’s safety.This loyalty and love for his family led to this act of bravery on Rikki’s part. Furthermore,
Rikki Tikki is a brave character in this story. It states on page 19 that Rikki fights Nagaina for his territory. It shows that he is brave for fighting even in difficult situations. Because it proves my thesis is true with evidence. He fights Nagaina the cobra for his territory because he is brave (page 19, para 460). Because this evidence shows he fought for his own life and territory and shows he is brave. This demonstrates my thesis because I’m proving that Rikki Tikki is brave and this character trait shows he is brave risking his life and trying to protect his territory. The main character in this story, Rikki Tikki Tavi is very confident.
The story of a soldiers and his team out on a mission and only one survives.In the book “Lone Survivor” by Marcus Luttrell, Gulad is a hero becuase showed that he could persevere, be unselfish, and that he has determination. Gulad is the thirty-three year old son of the village elder and resident police chief.
Suzanne Collins has made the Hunger Games book very memorable with the characters she created. One main character she created was Katniss, the girl on fire. Katniss is a very protective of the people she cares about, and is very courageous as well. For example, on page 22 it states, “I volunteer! I gasp. I volunteer as tribute! There’s some confusion on the stage. District 12 hasn’t had a volunteer in decades and the protocol has become rusty.” This quote show how protective Katniss is of Prim, her little sister since she basically volunteered to die. This also shows Katniss’s courage since District 12 hasn’t had a volunteer for a long time and she is willing to volunteer in order to save her sister. Katniss is also a very stubborn and determined.
Imagine being an illegal immigrant, trapped in a cave, or being hunted by another man. Do you think you would be able to survive or would you thrive like these three lucky smart people? Lee wanted for crossing the border of North Korea, Ralston with his arm trapped between a rock and a wall stuck in a cave, and Rainsford being hunted by another man as in the “game”. Lee’s courage, Ralston’s intelligence, and Rainsford’s craftiness shows what it takes to be a survivor.
At first Rikki proves his determination in extermination while he kills Nag in the bathroom. While he held onto Nags fragile neck “he closed his jaws tighter, for he made sure he [Nag] would be banged to death…” (22 P10). Nag “”was battered to and fro on the floor, up and down, and round in great circles…” (22 P8). His determination pays off for he gets to be considered a Hero.