There are many people that freak out when in a bad situation, they tend to panic and lose control. The Man in the Water wasn’t like that he kept his head and made sure he knew what he was doing. This shows us that there are people out there that know how to act in a tricky situation. Roger talks about how every time that they threw out the life ring he would put someone else on it, not because he didn’t think he was going to make it but, because he wanted to help others before himself. Every person we know may have different ways to react to a situation, The Man in the Water kept himself under control in a terrible situation.
Addy is worried; while she can swim, the water is moving swiftly and Momma can 't swim at all." Those two sentences from the book show that there isn 't any gain without pain. You have to work for something if truly want it because your not going to be given everything that you want to possess. No matter the journey and harsh things that happened to them nothing knocked them down and if it did effect them then they came back stronger and it made them more eager to get to freedom. If you really want something and you don 't stop you can definitely get what you deserve but it won 't get handed to you.
Anderson used repetition of some words to really make the reader think about them, and their importance to the scene. During Grandfather’s passing, Mattie repeated the word “no” over and over again. Anderson used this simple word to show how Mattie is in denial of Grandfather’s death. Which is one way that people cope with a loss. Mattie seems to be in denial during the first couple moments after he died, but then the realization hits her and she starts thinking about all he has done for her.
One may get this fear of the sea because of watching movies which have sharks and other dangerous aquatic creatures attacking people. Watching these movies frequently can have a bad effect on the mind. Another reason that a person may be afraid of the sea is because of having bad experiences in the past. In childhood or even in other stages of life, the person might have experienced a difficult situation in the sea that has caused much fear and shock. For instance, these situations can be Swimming on the beach and having been dragged by the tide.
I watched the waves of the ocean trying to come to me, I see the foam reach the land in front of me, and race back, knowing that I most likely will never be in the water. The tall waves, that would drench you with water if you had come near, shrink, shrink, and shrink until the tips become seafoam, and unwillingly, go back, back into the ocean, where it belongs, where I belong. I noticed way above the ocean, in the cloud-ful sky, the clouds began to darken, and darken till the clouds altered color to a dark, dark, dark grey. The rain began to fall, water droplets trickled, about to fall on me, and I would begin to feel water, but the wife of the fisherman who saved me from death put and umbrella over my head, and I could hear the sounds of the tiny, tiny, tiny droplets of water fall on the umbrella, I was jealous. She pulled me inside, boom, I heard lightning crash down, I looked out the window to hear, and see the coming thunder, boom, there is was again.
Grandfather’s death helped Mattie become more independent and more of an adult, so his death wasn't all bad. From Mattie’s response to grandfather's death I can learn that life isn’t always easy. Also, when something doesn’t go your way in life don’t give up. Just like when Mattie’s grandfather died she didn't want it to go like that but it did anyway. “Dead?
Luckily, my father was still watching over me from a distance. He told me that as soon as he saw my head submerged underwater; he called for my elder brother at the top of his lungs. Luckily, my elder brother was nothing like me regarding swimming capability. He was a competitive swimmer, but more importantly, he came to my rescue. I can remember having my chest pushed above the water and being dragged away from the sea.
Since i had started reading the book a few weeks ago I couldn 't stop reading . I remember how surprised I was that Jesus could walk on water , I had always seen him as my God but that was the first time I truly understood how glorious and majestic God is
When I had fallen into that wave I started to feel pretty weird. I got leg cramps that I had thought just came from falling off my board but then I realized I could breathe underwater! On my way back to the surface of the water I felt a presence and heard a voice say “we