When Alex Smith noticed his 13-year-old brother, Chris, slip off the rocks above Wildwood Falls he knew there was only one thing to do. Without hesitation, the 16-year-old boy ran to the edge of the rocks, where the current of the Row River was pulling his younger brother towards the nearby waterfalls. He extended his reach as far as he could to save his brother, and was unable to grab him. Leaving the safety of the rocky shore, he jump in, hoping to pull his brother to safety.
Have you ever been in a tough situation? An over arching theme for the books The Bean Trees, and Mexican White boy is having grit and mental toughness under pressure. In the books there are good examples of people under pressure showing their true selves.
You just got out of prison now what; Carter said. I need to see Courtney, Daniel said dude for what so you can broke her heart again no offense and i'm being totally aniseed right now you were a jerk to her and all she did was love you and try to make you happy but you cheated on her and messed around with her you don't deserve her. Carter Said, what the hell man i don't care what you say lets just go, Daniel replied. Carter and Daniel exited the jail and got on Carter's mustang and drove to his house.
That same night, Andy tries to call his psychologist and he doesn't pick up. Andy chooses he will attempt and call his basketball coach who has been truly strong of Andy all through the school year. Yet, once more he is taken to voice mail. Finally, Andy tries to call Keisha however her mother answers and shouts at Andy for trying to call really late at night. Andy begins to feel as if there is no more hope.
In Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, Chris McCandless completely abandons the society in which he resides and goes off the grid. More specifically, he leaves his family, belongings, and societal expectations behind to pursue his purpose in life: head towards Alaska. After the death of McCandless, Krakauer delves into people’s opinions on his voyage; Many criticize what he did, saying that he was arrogant as he went into the wild completely unprepared. However, others praise McCandless’s courage and respect what he did. Although many believe that Chris appears to be an arrogant narcissist, he truly renders an admirable hero, because he went on a risky journey into the unknown with few resources to escape the oppression he faced – something many
Have you ever been in love? In the book Don’t Die, My Love Julie Ellis and Luke Muldenhower have been deeply in love since the sixth grade. Now juniors in high school they are still madly in love and could not live without each other. When Luke gets what he thinks is the flu it turns their lives upside down. Will they get through this tough time together?
In the story The Paring Knife by Michael Oppenheimer, the author uses symbolism many times throughout the story. He uses the knife as an example of how this couple overcomes their argument they had after dinner.
When reading the first four chapters of the novel “The Wave,” I have identified the different opinions among the characters. Specifically, Laurie's and David’s. Laurie, one of the teenage girls in the novel, showed a large interest in the Holocaust and how nobody stood up against the Nazi Forces, especially
December, 23, 1847, Lauren Ripton running for her life trying to get away from the “doctors” and “scientists”, leaving her husband Phillip Ripton behind. She was 5 foot 8, with blue eyes and short curly blond hair. Lauren and Phillip were out together, the sun shining with the birds chirping, it was just the perfect weather for a relaxed day at the park. They walked to the park together, but when they reached there something felt strange. Nobody was at the park, maybe it was too early in the morning? Was the park getting closed down? All sorts of questions wandering through Lauren 's head, Lauren didn 't think much of it after she remembered that it was two days before
Janet Jones is fifty-four years old and lives in a one bedroom house in small town, Louisville. With no kids,husband and no family. Janet worked at a school named Rydell Middle School as a cafeteria worker. She didn’t like her job, I mean who would? They get paid minimum wage, the kids are disrespectful, and she really didn’t like her bosses.