The author keeps using personification throughout the story to create imagery. The malign in the storm continues to destroy the lighthouse, eventually causing many shipwrecks. The ocean spares no one “[n]ot even the most sheltered flame was proof against the howling wind” (26-29). Now, Patricia Bray introduces the howling wind to symbolize the hurricane coming Josan’s way. The reader infers that the forceful winds and the powerful storm create disaster together.
However, after numerous hours of this, the men’s, and especially the oarsman's, jobs became less of a task and more of a fight to survive. At this point, the bond between the men is very strong and can be seen in the obedience towards each other. Whenever the oiler or correspondent asks the other to take his place in rowing, they would always immediately reply with “Sure”. Also, when the cook was told to “‘Bail her out!’”, he would obediently respond with “‘Alright, Captain’” (Crane 263). Even in the final scene, when they are all swimming separately towards shore, their bond prevails because when the captain, who is still holding on their abandoned boat, risks his safety to offer his hand to help the correspondent.
Staying strong was essential to this survivor. Hamilton didn’t want to let the fans down. Although Bethany went through a lot of hard times she didn’t give up. In this book, Soul Surfer, Bethany shows courage when she overcomes her injury, stays strong, and empowers others. Although Bethany had a very bad injury, she shows a lot of courage when she overcomes it.
All of the characters in the novel, The Kite Runner, are courageous in their own ways. Baba, Hassan and Amir all face difficuluties throughout their lives but they face the challenges head-on and eventually they all forgive themselves. True courage is when you are being faced with fear and doubt, often within yourself, but rising above the
They suffer without food, purified water, everyday needs, and everything they lost in the hurricane. From these ideas stated about both stories, the final conclusion is that The Giver’s community is a more desirable place to live in. To make life desirable, happiness and helping others has to be present. In The Giver the utopia contains people that have necessities for thriving and have kindness (Lowry). Everyone can enjoy the journey of life with people that do not hate each other, but they will always help to make everybody worth it.
Richard Connell uses figurative language in “The Most Dangerous Game” to create a suspenseful and eerie mood. In the short story, the there are many uses of figurative language to give it an odd and creepy mood. For example, Whitney notices things while he is on the boat and explains to Rainsford,“There was no breeze. The sea was flat as a plate-glass window”(8). This simile is used to give an eerie feel for the novel.
What would you say if I could show you a person similar to God. Well here it go’s George Bailey is similar to God in my opinion because he saves others looks out for them and most importantly, he helps even when he’s not needed, he always get’s the job done 100%. George Bailey would always try to help others when they were troubled. George stood up for others because he thought that everyone should be treated equally, no matter who you are in life or what you do in life there will always be one person who accepts you for who you are. What I am saying is that every life matters because no matter what happens in your future you will always end up with the same result because someone had to do something to make you do that action.
Even the location of the island gave the reader a mysterious or sinister feeling. It was just far enough away you couldn’t swim, and the condition had to be perfect to get there by boat. The setting was important to the book because it set the mood and the weather descriptions given throughout show foreshadowing. For example, they noticed it was getting stormy, and then people started to be killed
This small act of courage, fighting for what the Cunningham thought was right took a small amount of courage and it almost saved a man’s life. Small acts of courage can make yuge differences in people’s live. But Atticus Finch takes this to a whole new level with his small acts of courage, he helps the whole community with his small acts of courage. Atticus is always trying his hardest to help out the community. He tries to help everybody he can giving help to Mr. Cunningham with his entailment but not asking for anything in return, knowing that Mr. Cunningham will eventually repay his debts in his own way.
What I felt was a--a mental chill; a sort of sudden dread” (2). Author Richard Connell uses such intricate detail that the reader can visualize the island and the ocean from Whitney’s perspective. Another example of the setting description is, “Bleak darkness was blacking out the sea and jungle when Rainsford sighted the lights” (3). Connell could have easily just said something like “the sky was black” or “the sea and jungle could no longer be seen.” However, he used words such as, “bleak darkness” and “blacking out.” Once again readers can imagine what Rainsford is seeing, but the author also sets a very mysterious and cryptic