In the book Abduction by Peg Kehret, Ruth is one of the characters, and is remembering her old dog Max. She is having these memories since she now has a new dog, and is taking care of him. This is creates a mood since Ruth loved her old dog and is grateful to have another one. The mood that is being created is excitement. I can tell that she is excited since she says “It'll be good for us to have a dog again.” From this you get the feeling that she is very happy about the dog, and she thinks it will be good for her and her husband.
The story Touching Spirit Bear is a novel by Ben Mikaelson is a story set in present day Alaska. Cole Mathew was begin a mean kid and I don't share his ways of thinking . After reading Touching Spirit Bear Cole Matthew perspective changes because he hurts Peter Driscal, burns down his fortress and, he mouthed off to Edwin and Garvey even though he tries to find his true self and also tries to stay alive. He saw the world as it being a bad place and i don't se the world as that. No Cole Matthew's see the world as a bad place but his point of view changes throughout the story changes.
By coming to the island and when Peter beat up Cole at the pond when Peter and Cole forgive each other and see the spirit bear. Peter was trying to commit suicide and Cole did not know what to put at the bottom of his totem, the only way he could move on as if he helped Peter. "'Because the dance of anger taught me I can't heal until I help Peter heal. He is the one I hurt'"(257). Cole is healing but the only true way to help himself change is to help Peter heal with him.
Cole jumped on him again and started smashing his head into the sidewalk” (8). Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen is about a kid named Cole. Cole is an angry kid who does a lot of bad stuff, so he gets put through Circle Justice, and the circle decides to put him on an island in Alaska. While on the island he is mauled by a spirit bear and after healing decides that he wants to become a better person. When he gets put on the island again, he takes it seriously and changes into a better person.
Throughout the book Cole changes a lot and he learns a lot of new lessons on this journey. One of the lessons he learns that changes him is the sparrows in the nest. When cole first got to alaska he had so much anger that he ruined the shelter that edwin made for him and then he tried to escape but that didn’t work. So on the second day that Cole was there he saw the spirit bear he tried to kill it but instead the spirit bear almost killed Cole. When cole almost died Cole was by a tree that had a nest of sparrows.
You don’t like it that he likes Frosty the Snowman. And you’re letting that convince you of something terrible, just terrible” (Shanely 35). One can see how Sister Aloysius’ overall hatred towards Father Flynn may have clouded her judgment on the matter. The reader can assume that Sister Aloysius may be the person at the school who has always tried to exploit others and find a reason for them to get fired. However, it can be argued that Father Flynn is guilty.
In Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, Cole is a kid who focused on anger and lied a lot. In this part of the book Cole swore not to lie which is a big change. Cole was beaten up by his parents when he was younger and was raised in an environment of anger. He was forced to go to and island in Alaska because he smashed Peter Driscal’s head into the pavement. On the island in Alaska he was mauled by a bear for threatening it.
Kids are obstructed by the technology of the world; parents were infatuated with the natural world. A specific choice of diction is then used for the rest of this section with a repetition of a certain pronoun at the beginning of each sentence. “We saw birds on the wires” and that “We were fascinated with roadkill” and frivolously joking “we counted cows and horses and coyotes, and shaving cream” (64-67). The repetition of the word ‘we” connects the readers together in a sense of unity. Unity leads to empathy which is the ultimate form of pathos.
The way Louise Erdrich uses symbolism in her story “I’m a Mad Dog Biting Myself for Sympathy” portrays a quest of a native american for love. From the repetition the symbols it gives the story a more unified feel and adds a deeper meaning. The narrator has come from a rough and neglectful life, saying, “My parents. It’s not like I hate them or anything. I just can’t see them.
Because when Cole through the first punch and hit the bear and it lunged at Cole and attacked him. Here’s some reasons that I thought that Touching Spirit Bear is fascinating book to read. The reason I thought it was fascinating book because Cole was abused because of his dad and Cole goes to a building for Circle Justice. Therefore he can get
Repercussions of a vicious fight at school leaves Lucy in a coma, Isaac the bully sent to another juvenile prison and sixteen-year-old orphaned David locked away at Manrazor the worst of the juvenile prisons. Young David can be a tough guy however, has a gentle heart that never desires to bully the younger kids like the others. Determined he sets out to find the gang leader in control and bring him down. But David fights his own inner demons that always manages to land him in “ Byron” the name for solitary. Where he reads the stories on the walls left behind by those before him and calms the beast within.
Curley 's wife is promiscuous. She’s clingy, racist, and she annoys everyone on the ranch. At least that’s the way John Steinbeck portrayed her in his book Of Mice and Men. When a motion picture based on the book under the same name was produced, the director Gary Sinise decided to transform the way people felt about Curley 's wife. He presented her as more sympathetic and romantic, and in turn far more likeable.
As we know from the story what happened between Chris and the man with the dog, the man use that to make fun of his family in front of his friends so, he his crying and suffering from that deep inside When he told his friends in the wood before they find the body how the feeling other people opinion could make the person be satisfied condition. The writer make you experience how it feels like when your parents do not care where you go and they ignore you from being with them as important part of the family. I think the story explain how the children want to be heroes because they want to be something valuable. And the body was the chance to escape from their surrounding and be with someone who can understand them and having wonderful experience in the wood in order to be heroes. Finally, I think writer choose the story to be about children because it make you feel more passionate with them.
For most of my family, watching a loved one suffer through a tragic injury has made them more nervous and conscientious about our welfare. I view Chris’ tragedy as what it was, an accident. A devastating disaster, but still an accident. I don’t let Chris’ misfortune become a reason for me to hide from the world. Instead, this disaster has become an incentive for me to enjoy every moment that life brings.