Jim is a good friend to Huck because he protects Huck from seeing his dead father in the cabin (Twain 52). Jim proves his friendship early in their journey, but it takes Huck a bit longer. Huck eventually proves his friendship to Jim by ripping up a letter that he was going to send to Miss Watson. The letter would explain that Jim was innocent of Huck’s “death” and where he would be going (Twain 220). Huck proves his friendship to Jim with this small, but the very courageous action of not sending the letter and ripping it up instead.
Literary Analysis A Separate Peace Friendship is something that everyone will experience in their life. It could be either good or bad. John knowles shows both in the novel A Separate Peace.
Permanent Change With Cole Getting attacked by a giant bear alone in the forest and then having to lay on the ground without being able to use of an arm or legs would change the way the world is seen, would it not? Maybe having to sit in a freezing river then having to carry a huge rock up a mountain might change something. If forgiving anyone and everyone who had hurt you and you moved on, don’t you think that some little part of you might change? In the book Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen, Cole was able to make permanent change by having a near death experience, his morning routine, and learning to forgive those who had hurt him. With doing these actions he learned to move on from his past and become a better person.
Even though one might do something that gets the other one angry, they eventually come to the understanding that they didn’t mean any harm. Right after Lennie ran away, George says, “Couldn’ we maybe bring him in an’ they’ll lock him up… He never done this to be mean (Steinbeck 97). At this point in the book, there is that much that George save Lennie. He is hoping that everyone will understand that Lennie didn't mean any harm.
Touching Spirit Bear, by Ben Mikaelsen is about a kid named Cole. Cole is an angry kid who does a lot of bad stuff, so he gets put through Circle Justice, and the circle decides to put him on an island in Alaska. While on the island he is mauled by a spirit bear and after healing decides that he wants to become a better person. When he gets put on the island again, he takes it seriously and changes into a better person. Cole was able to overcome his adversity because he wanted to become a better person, he never gave up, and he had people supporting him along the way.
Huck’s action show that Jim means a lot to him, and Huck will risk everything to get Jim back. In addition, Huck is in a moral dilemma where he must determine if he wants to give up Jim’s location or continue to go down the current path that they are on now. Huck writes a letter to Miss Watson and reveals Jim’s location, but chooses to tear the letter up after thinking about what Jim has done for him. Huck states that he sees Jim “standing my watch on top of his 'n, 'stead of calling me, so I could go on sleeping; and see him how glad he was when I come back out of the fog; and when I come to him again in the swamp, up there where the feud was; and such-like times; and would always call me honey, and pet me and do everything he could think of for me, and how good he always was; and at last I struck the time I saved him by telling the men we had small-pox aboard, and he was
I can go away any time’” (Steinbeck 12). Lennie knows how much trouble he can be and therefore offered to leave George. But of course, George, being a moral and normal person, is worried about Lennie. “George said, ‘I want you to stay with me, Lennie.
When Amir first witnessed Hassan’s rape, he stood by idly, too cowardly to interfere (put quote here). He valued bringing the kite home to his father as a trophy more than saving his friend from immense psychological trauma. At this point in his life, Amir thinks that he is nothing like his brave and courageous father, who fought a bear. He imagines the story of his father fighting the bear many times, with it clearly leaving an impression on him. Later in his life, when Amir is an adult, he has a dream about that very story.
The priest gives Crispin the cross of lead that belonged to his mothers and tells him that he must leave the village immediately. Just as Crispin is getting ready to leave, he finds the dead body of the priest. Scared, Crispin runs away into the woods and meets a juggler named Bear and the two become friends. After traveling to the city of Great Wexly, Crispin and Bear encounter John Aycliffe who tries to capture Crispin. Crispin escapes, and Bear is
In the story Freezing by Peter Stark, the character finds danger as his car no longer works and he needs to travel the 6 mile distance to his friends. Extreme hypothermia sets in and he battles to make it. His friends find him near death and he manages to become revived. In the story To Build a Fire by Jack London, the main character embarks through the Yukon with his dog to meet “the boys”, but ultimately dies as a result of many setbacks and mistakes including hypothermia and ignorance of instinct. The main themes found between the stories is the theme that often times people ignore wise
Because when Cole through the first punch and hit the bear and it lunged at Cole and attacked him. Here’s some reasons that I thought that Touching Spirit Bear is fascinating book to read. The reason I thought it was fascinating book because Cole was abused because of his dad and Cole goes to a building for Circle Justice. Therefore he can get
Touching Spirit Bear Book Review The book Touching Spirit Bear is gruesome and heart-wrenching story. It 's about a boy who goes to a island to change after he beat a kid senseless. The boy Cole then finds something he thought never thought existed. That thing was the Spirit Bear.
For example, when Jem displaced his pants in a hurry to escape the Radley Place, he went back to retrieve it that night, as he did not want to disappoint Atticus. He said: “Atticus ain’t ever whipped me since I can remember. I wanta keep it that way”(Lee75), this shows Jem’s perseverance to perform actions that will benefit him in a positive aspect. Scout later explained: “Jem stayed moody and silent for a week. As Atticus had once advised me to do, I tried to climb into Jem’s skin and walk around in it: if I had gone alone to the Radley Place at two in the morning, my funeral would have been held the next afternoon”
Elroy knew what Tim was going through, because he had lived it before. Elroy gave Tim the necessities to stay so that he could stay and figure his life out. When Tim first arrives at the cabin, he gets this overall feeling that Elroy just knows what going on with his life. Now this is a little weird cause Tim never told Elroy about the war or about running away from death; Elroy just knew.