Very close to the descriptions is Ahsoka Tano, a Trogruta from the many series Star Wars. Although Ahsoka sounds like every ordinary Jedi there came times in her life where her shadow gained the best of her due to her personality. For example being, aggressive, snippy and if needed to, terminating her enemy; an act I could never do. Together, Ahsoka and I carry the characteristics of compassion and hope. In a different world and time, Ahsoka has proved to be my perfect archetype, soaring through the petrifying trials of our greatest perturbations, achieving nothing but success.
Throughout our lives, we are constantly faced with problems and we are constantly maturing when facing them. In his novel, “Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie”, Alan Bradley puts Flavia through many challenges, maturing her through each. An important moment that impacts Flavia’s maturity is when her father, Colonel De Luce, lies about not handling death well. When Dr. Kissing burns the stamp, Flavia’s maturity must come out to be responsible for the last Ulster Avenger. Another very powerful moment that affects her maturation is her kidnapping, courtesy of Frank Pemberton.
People should always try new things, but people are too afraid to try it because they are scared. But, I am here to tell you two stories that will teach you how you always try new things. In the story “A Day on the Slopes” by Jaclyn Einis, it talks about a kid named Bobby who goes on a scary slope for the first time, but then tries it for the first time and loves it. The next story “Amra and the Skateboard,” by an Unknown Author, it talks about a girl named Amra who is scared to skate in front of high school kids, but then tries it and likes it.
After discovering Penelope’s deception, the suitors complain, “Her very words, and despite our pride and passion we believed her. So by day she’d weave at her great and growing web- by night, by the light of torches set beside her, she would unravel all she’d done. Three who years, she deceived us blind, seduced us with this scheme” (Homer, Odysseus, 2. 101- 106). With one simple promise, she is able to keep the suitors in control for three years, which demonstrates her intellectual strength. Penelope, a woman who perceives to be a weak character and unable to keep the household together, manages to assert dominance over 108 men with words alone.
The crew of the ship Ava-lee also makes constant appearances offering support and cracking jokes. Nonetheless it remains to be seen of Alosa will manage to navigate the rough waters of conflict and attain control of the seas. Daughter of the Private King is the debut novel by Tricia Levenseller. It highlights the peculiar and perilous life of piracy as the lead character Alosa is still on the search for an elusive and ancient treasure map. Alosa has to allow herself to be captured, and interrogated by her enemies over several days so that she can gain access to their
Second reason Lupe is a role model is she is a good sport. For instance, Lupe is a good sport because the story said “ She beat her first opponent easily, and felt sorry for the girl because she didn’t have anyone to cheer for her” and
Teaching through Time In the story Water Names by Lan Samantha Chang, we see a grandmother tell her granddaughters a story of their ancestors. The story the grandmother tells is powerful and teaches the grandchildren the dangers of Selfishness, and how our actions can cause more than just ourselves pain. The way Chang uses a story within a story is interesting, it can lead one to make the connection that the story the grandmother tells us has a deeper meaning and lesson it teaches.
Arthur shares his enlightenment and foreshadows the challenges of Allie’s journey when he proclaims “that poem is not just about a sea voyage, it’s about the journey through life, and about the loneliness of that journey” to conclude Marty and Aunty Megs’ death (another reference to loneliness and loss). Contrary to her father’s beliefs, Allie’s travels commence in high spirits (similar to the Mariner) announcing her “great sailing adventure...dreaming of doing it”. Later, Allie begins “to believe, in the darkness of those long nights, that I really was on my own” and “Dad had gone too, gone with the albatross...suddenly overwhelmed with misery”. For the Mariner, Arthur and Allie, ships were vessels for a journey of solitary suffering on the wide, wide sea, resilience when “sails dropt down”, sculpting their character through icebergs, turbulent waters, “silent seas” and future perception of
Short stories written over 20 years ago have managed to continue to relate to current news articles due to their significant themes. In this case, the short story is “The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant” by W.D. Wetherell, in which a young boy falls for an older girl who has no interest in him or his passion to catch a bass fish. While in the current news article “Laura Dekker: a heroine for our times” by Emine Soner, tells the story of a young girl, Laura, who wants to sail around the world. Although many in her country, the Netherlands, disagree with her planned voyage. Despite their apparent differences, the stories share a common theme.
In “Flying Over Water” the main character is awkward, which is another relatable aspect, and is going through puberty and doesn’t agree with her mother’s rules and opinions. She only wishes to swim away and be her own self. A story such as that relates to the awkward time of puberty and growing up, where you try to look for your own voice in a big world. Klages states that the stories in Portable Childhoods were “based on her mother-daughter relationship.” I maintain that because of this approach Klages stories are strong and lasting and are a great collection to
Natalie was extremely dynamic. While meeting Henry she changes as a person, but goes through many trials to become that person. Stealing her mothers pills and smoking pot is not ideal for a sixteen year old child, but she overcomes this. It turns out that her only fear was her mother. next to normal is a dramatic and emotional musical, but has some heart-felt moments as