When we were trying to cross the river the current picked up and I fell a couple of times because it started raining, and I could feel the rocks when I hit the ground and I could taste the fishy water. But there was no lightening so we kept swimming in the river for a long time. While we swimming down stream Will saw a bridge and he wanted to go there. Right when we saw the bridge it thundered it was so loud that I could hear it like it was right in my ear. Then I yelled “Let’s just go up to where we started out at.” Will screamed “Let’s go up to the bridge and see what it’s like.” So I went back up to camp where we started out at and Will went to check out the bridge to see what it was like.
As the book goes on, Paul starts to overcome his fears by confronting Erik and Arthur. He overame the fears that dominated his life. For once Paul wasn’t afriad, instead showing courage and bravery. Others might dissagree and say that Paul reveals fear because on it says “... I felt afraid for the first time, afriad that we might all get sucked down and drwon in the mud”, Even if Paul was sacred, he forgot about that and saved multipul kids from the sinkhile in this quote, “My glasses were so caked with mud that I couold no longer se anything clearly.
Although Siddhartha grew wiser and wiser, he still felt wounded by his son. Siddhartha recognized Vasudeva as God himself. Vasudeva brought Siddhartha out to the river and told him there was something he had still not heard. With Vasudeva’s guidance, Siddhartha listened intently. For the first time he heard all the voices of the river as one single continuum of all life.
I thought, oh man, this is funny! I immediately went to dig him out from the quicksand-like mud. “Hurry” he screeched as he began to cry. Mid-dig, I began to comfort him by offering my soap to wash-up in the lake when we get to the campsite. Being macho Marv, he to this day denies that he cried.
Humping around the lake alone with no one to vent about how the war. Even with all the ribbons and a combat infantryman’s badge which he obtain through his tour with the pressure of his father. All that meant nothing; he didn’t earn them or deserved them. He felt responsible for Kiowa’s death. When he pondered about the tragic event, he recalls “the worst part, “was the smell” (139).
The guardian of the peach tree lived in Lake Shen-Shi, a giant fish no one knew how big this fish truly was. Measuring thousands of li this fishes name was Kun, a peaceful fish. Only few knew this but if one were to come ask Kun for advice, he would burst through the lake and turn into a magnificent bird. This bird so big it seemed as if it had swallowed the sun.
His journey had taken him through many treacherous obstacles and Christopher had still managed to overcome them. The ending of his journey and his life was symbolic to the fact that in large situations, many people can overlook a small detail and it end fatal. Showing examples that people may take extra caution and be careful when handling situations even when the situation may seem small or not extremely important. “I noticed he was crying. That
After a swim in the freezing water, a broken ankle and a gift from Dana’s dad, Oliver and Dana realize that their obsessions are very much intertwined. Kyros, who isn’t a horse but a unicorn without a horn, created the lake, which grants wishes, when he failed to save his love who was
As a returned World War I veteran, Shadrack is traumatized from the scenes he witnessed and took part of during his time there. Consequently, as a way to take control of his fears he institutes National Suicide Day, a day dedicated to all the negative feelings he has, so that the rest of year can be enjoyed without these negative feelings. As he shares this holiday with the townspeople it is described, “The people in the town were frightened; they knew Shadrack was crazy but that did not mean that he didn’t have any sense or, even more important, that he had no power. His eyes were so wild, his hair so long…” (Morrison 15). The townspeople are frightened because the idea behind Shadrack’s holiday is not completely unfounded, as Shadrack is capable of being crazy, as in having mental issues from the war, but also sensible, as in being able to produce intelligent thought.
In the Greasy Lake story Jeff and Digby are about to go home for the night, but instead they stop at the Lake for some fun. Both wanted to be bad boys, but these ideas usually does not come true. In the Greasy Lake story many symbols exist to establish the theme. Each vehicle are symbols in this story. For instance, car they drive to the lake, an old station wagon, it was not the car of a tough guy.