Bethany Haehn Due Date: Friday 25th Journal 1 I am reading “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant” by W. D. Wetherell. This story ia about a boy who has a crush on Sheila Mant, so he takes her on a date in a boat and catches the biggest bass he has ever caught. He now has to decide on Sheila or the bass. I will be questioning and connecting As I am reading this story, I am wondering if he is going to pick Sheila Mant or the bass. The narrator might pick the bass. First, fishing is his favorite pass time. The whole summer, if he wasn’t watching Sheila, he was fishing. When he gets ready for their date, he puts his fishing supplies in the boat without even thinking about it. He also took a lot of time to learn about fish, like he
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Sometimes people have to make a hard decision or choice in life when deep down they have to end up letting go of one of the options. In the story, “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” that was brought to life by W.D Wetherell, when the narrator had to make a hard choice of either letting Sheila go or the bass. There are many reasons the narrator had one of the hardest choices, including his immaturity as a teenage boy. The other main reason that it was a hard choice was that he wanted to impress Sheila, and since she didn’t like fishing he had to pretend to be someone he was not. Firstly, in the beginning of the story the narrator had an obsession with Sheila.
Imagery of the bass, the river, and Sheila Mant One of the main themes of this story is that sacrifice. The narrator of this story is not given a name but he is fourteen year old. The narrator has a major crush on a women- seventeen year old, Sheila Mant. The narrator finally, and I say finally, asks Sheila on a date via the narrator’s boat.
Joseph Greenwood Mr. Parker English Week 9 Assignment 5 12/8/15 The Choices We Make In the stories, Catch the Moon and The Bass The River and Sheila Mant written by Judith Ortiz Cofer and W.D. Wetherell, Each tell the stories of two young men. At the beginning of the story Catch The Moon, Luis has just come home from a juvenile detention facility. All this changes when a girl named Naomi comes into his junk shop looking for a hubcap.
I read “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant” by W.D. Wetherell and I finished the book. This story is about a boy inviting Sheila Mant to a band but gets stuck deciding between the bass or Sheila Mant. In this journal, I will be predicting and characterizing. During the reading I got caught wondering if the boy will choose the bass or Sheila Mant.
Jasmine Elliott Due Date: Friday 25th Journal 1 I am reading “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant” by W.D. Wetherall. This story is about a teenage boy that has to decide between his biggest crush and his most favorite thing to do. In this journal, I will questioning and ______. G pick bass or Sheila?
"Crossing the Swamp," a poem by Mary Oliver, confesses a struggle through "pathless, seamless, peerless mud" to a triumphant solitary victory in a "breathing palace of leaves. " Oliver's affair with the "black, slack earthsoup" is demonstrated as she faces her long coming combat against herself. Throughout this free verse poem, the wild spirit of the author is sensed in this flexible writing style. While Oliver's indecisiveness is obvious throughout the text, it is physically obvious in the shape of the poem itself.
In the story “The Bass, the River, and Sheila Mant” a boy takes a girl named Sheila Mant on a date and has to make a difficult decision. That difficult decision is his dream girl or a huge fish that he might never get the chance to catch again. This is a hard choice to make because he loves fishing, but Sheila on the other hand does not. He could pick Sheila because he loves her very much. For the past couple of summers he has been admiring and watching her.
Braydon Gaspar Mrs. Harnett English 1, Period 4 September 19, 2016 The Power of Choice in The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant In the story "The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant" by W.D. Wetherall, the narrator acts like someone he 's not to impress a girl. The narrator had been waiting the whole summer to ask out Sheila Mant. Every day he observes her moods and her actions on the lake.
Antwone Fisher Memoir Essay Finding Fish is a story of a young, unloved boy growing up and overcoming all obstacles and hardships in order to become an amazing man. Antwone Quenton Fisher was born on August 3, 1959, in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born in a prison to Eva Mae Fisher and Eddie Elkins, who was killed before he was born. As a result of this, Antwone grew up in the foster system and he was placed in the unloving home of his foster parents, Mrs. Isabella Pickett and Reverend Ulysses Pickett.
Speckle Trout is a short story by Ron Rash with about a teenage man who thinks he knows everything there is to know. Lanny is attempting to earn money to afford a truck however, he is going about this task all wrong. He ends up saying and doing things that will get him in more trouble than he has been in before. In the beginning of the story Lanny stumbles across this pot farm while out fishing for trout.
Pressure is experienced by many kids, and their parents are a primary source of it. The narrator in The Boat by Alistair MacLeod faces a tremendous amount of pressure from his parents. My parents also put a lot of pressure on me because they want me to be successful in their own way, and I do not find it helpful. To start, this pressure could lead to stress, which could then lead to long term problems such as anxiety and depression. Ever since I was young, my parents have wanted me to pursue a career in medicine.
Finding Fish, by Antwone Quenton Fisher is an inspiring novel showing how he overcame adversity. In act one of the novel the reader learned some of the challenges he faced during his childhood including, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. Another obstacle to Antwone’s happiness and success was being a ward of the state and spending several years with the Pickett family before he experienced homelessness. Once he was kicked out of the Picket household, he was placed into a boy’s home until he turned eighteen and then he was on his own. He would then stay at a YMCA until it became dangerous and moved onto the streets.
Journal 1 I am reading “the bass, the river, and Shelia Mant ” by W.D Wetherill. So far this story is about this boy who likes a girl that joust moved near bass boy. In this journal I will be questioning and As I read this story, I wonder if the narrator will pick bass or Sheila. It is possible that he’ll pick the bass.
Everyone has depression, but did you know on October 29, 1929 the whole US went into depression. People lost their jobs, people lost their homes and lot’s of other things. Every bits and piece was super valuable at that time. Some effects the Great Depression had on people at that time was people lost their money. In an article called Digging In by Robert Hastings a girl explains how importants every minute of light is.
Wetherell’s story “The Bass, The River, and Sheila Mant”. The 14-year old narrator is facing a huge predicament. The boy is on a date with the girl of his dreams. The boy and girl are canoeing up a river in Vermont. The young girl, Sheila, has informed the narrator of her disgust of fishing.