In the beginning of the book Bethany explains her life and her love to surf. Next, Bethany gets attacked by a shark and she takes us through her recovery process. Then she becomes famous and travels around the world for interviews, and T.V shows. At the end of the book Bethany relearns how to surf and starts to compete and win at competitions again. Bethany did not give up on her passion and decides to get back into the water and surf for the first time after the attack.
Betty showed a personal side to the media and country, with her simple and honest responses to interviews. Throughout her time as first lady, she made it clear that her main concerns were the disabled children, inequality and women’s rights, and the performing arts. However, a year later, Betty was diagnosed with malignant breast cancer and had a mastectomy. In light of the details regarding the Watergate scandal, the Fords wanted to be open and honest with the country about her health conditions. Her health condition brought awareness to many Americans, which in turn saved many lives.
As Brain struggles through the long, hot days and cold, lonely nights, he learns through moment after moment techniques on how to survive. Throughout the novel, we learn how important fire becomes to Brian. How it keeps him alive, its glow the only thing Brian can trust, can use. Yet, his discovery of this life giving element was on accident. Purely thought of as sparks lit up a dark cave.
In the novel Whirligig, by Paul Fleischman, is a novel about Brent a teenage boy who only really cares about being popular who decides to take his life while driving home from a party but instead he takes Lea Zamora’s life and as punishment Lea’s mother asks Brent to build a whirligig representing Lea at every corner and we see interleaving chapters with people coming across the whirligigs and how their lives have changed because of them. In the important event of Brent killing Lea in a car crash we see a positive effect and consequences on Brent because of this event showing the key idea that all actions have consequences. The positive effects being Brent Learning that we never know who we really are until we step away from other influences around us, that in the journey of life we’ll go through rough patches however it’s how we get out of them that counts and that
Walter Mosley's Black Betty is a mystery novel seeking to solve mysteries beyond those printed on the page. Throughout the text Mosley uses the detective, Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins, to encourages the reader to examine topics such as: racism, religion, social hierarchies, and the importance of free thinking. "Free thinking" in this context is the ability for one to understand their frame and question what they "know" in order to come closer to the truth. Mosley uses imagery of chains, importance on empathy and examination, and the structure of his writing to show readers the importance of being a free thinker. Mosley uses imagery of chains to encourage readers to realize their frame.
She did such silliness just to get more attention from her husband, who did not appreciate her, until she left. Eventually, they reconciled and realized how in love they were. In the book, her character is presented as neither kind, not as palatable. She is a tyrannical woman, who tries to control every aspect of Bridget 's life. When it turns out that her beloved Julio had stolen money from all of her friends and she is facing arrest as an accomplice, even then, this unbearable woman is convinced, that she is not only right, but mocks those who try to make her feel guilty and shameful.
While Francie grows up to learn and overcome many obstacles in her life, the relationship between her and her mother is a continuous internal and external battle that she cannot grow out of. Through Katie's character, Betty Smith slightly touches on the idea of the injustices that come with being a girl in this time period, but mainly portrays the idea that even when an individual is feeling unloved and lonely, she still has the potential to grow and overcome her weaknesses. From the very beginning of the novel, Katie claims that she will always
When first viewing the film the word I would use to describe Becky Fischer would have been crazy. However after watching the film I feel she is inspirational not in her religious practices but in the way she was so into what she believed. She was so passionate in what she did it was easy for her to convey her ideas to the children for them to understand and believe in what she was telling them. Another aspect I admired about this film was that they encouraged all of the kids to show emotions because in today’s society it is looked down upon if a man shows emotion. Also the props she used such as the stuffed animals and brain molds and balloons.
Brett’s fluidity within her own identity and sexuality confuses the men in the book, who are in love with her and are unfamiliar with the concept of a free, independent woman. This then, as mentioned above, evokes different reactions from the men. Cohn’s huge reaction was, of course, beating up the other men he was competing against to