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    In The Cay, Phillip’s character reveals through many conflicts that he developed independence, confidence, and maturity. Phillip demonstrates independence after experiencing blindness as evidence in the novel when he survived on the cay after Timothy’s death. However, before Phillip developed independence, Phillip was helpless at the beginning of the novel. This can be shown by Phillip acknowledging that he didn’t know how to do anything. (Taylor 59). “I knew how helpless I was without Timothy.”

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    you ever faced a conflict in your life but felt you were changing as you solved this conflict? Theodore Taylor wrote the novel The Cay in which the main character Phillip develops positive character traits through the conflicts he faces. Phillip is a boy who is in the midst of World War II and becomes deserted on a lonely cay with a resourceful black man. In The Cay, Phillip’s character reveals that through many conflicts he develops maturity, bravery, and independence. Phillip demonstrated

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    Knowledge is somewhat based on intelligence, but do you need to know how to read or write? In the book The Cay, written by Theodore Taylor a historical fiction, a man named Timothy (a West Indian sailor) got stuck on an island with a bratty boy (Phillip). Timothy had saved Phillip’s life, saved him from sharks, and helped him survive even after becoming blind. Timothy was perceived as a stupid man who could not write or read. In chapter eight, Phillip stated “I felt good. I knew how to do something

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    Have you ever had your personality change for the better? Chances are that you have and that’s exactly what Phillip(the main character) had to do in our book, The Cay. In The Cay by Theodore Taylor, Phillip’s character reveals that through many conflicts he develops independence, satisfaction and determination to survive. Phillip demonstrated independence after experiencing blindness as evidenced when Timothy approves of Phillip’s ability without his eyesight. In the event of climbing the palm trees

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    Blindness In The Cay

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    In The Cay, Phillip’s character reveals that through many conflicts, he developed independence, bravery, and determination. Phillip demonstrates independence after experiencing blindness as evidenced in the novel when he was able to survive by himself on the cay after Timothy’s death. Also, Phillip demonstrates maturity after experiencing the crash of the boat as evidenced in the novel when he was able to make his own decisions by himself and survive with his own resources. Additionally, Phillip

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    “ Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish you had been all along.” - Rae Smith. This quote made by Rae Smith helps to describe Theodore Taylor character Phillip in the novel “The Cay”. In the Cay, Phillip’s character reveals that personal strength comes from overcoming fears and obstacles standing in the way. Phillip shows three characteristics that he use to get over challenges: innocence, Afraidness, and braveness. In the beginning of the

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    in the book “The Cay” and the film “Castaway,” had to face. The stories tell the tale of survival, the inspiring and powerful depiction of marooned men desperately clinging on to their lives. Although “The Cay” and “Castaway” certainly differ, both protagonists face their challenges along with their companions, using similar survival skills in a classic man versus nature conflict. Both Phillip and Chuck had friends to give them support during their stay on the island. In “The Cay,” Timothy guided

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    “When you come out of the storm you won't be the same person who walked in. That's what the storm is all about.” When you go through hard times and you think you won't make it, you always come out stronger than when you started. In The Cay Phillip’s character reveals that whenever you have problems and complications in life it will end up making you stronger than when you started. Throughout the book Phillip can be described first as innocent, afraid during the rising action, and independent when

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    In The Cay Phillip gets stranded on a small island with an old man and a cat through his journey to survive he finds his true identity. In the story Phillip goes through many challenges and hardships. In this essay I will tell you about these challenges and hardships. But I will also tell you about the things and details in the book that show the changes. He has been afraid, brave, and independent. The beginning of the novel The Cay is what starts the story. At the beginning of the story Phillip

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    Can someone's personality change? Phillips personality obviously changed throughout the text. In The Cay, Phillips character is revealed as he is thrown into humbling conflict and obstacles. After a plethora of events and experiences Phillip is changed from one person to a completely new one. In the development of Phillip’s personal identity, it changed dramatically, Phillip first started out as innocent. “I had played there many times with Henrik and the other boys when we were a few years younger

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    As the Hato crashed, a great friendship began between a black man and a white boy. Throughout the book, The Cay, Timothy and Phillip have many challenges to getting along. The author, Theodore Taylor, writes with great detail in reference to friendship and Phillip’s true feelings as the story unfolds. Timothy and Philip's relationship changes for the better, with a mutual respect being felt by both, a change in attitudes and a tight bond forming. Phillip started judging from the beginning of

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    “The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose.” - Richard Grant. This quote shows the value of identity, also the conflicts you must overcome to welcome your true identity. In The Cay Phillip’s character reveals that finding out your true identity and purpose comes from overcoming obstacles and hardships. Phillip changes drastically throughout the novel. Phillip changes from afraid, to brave, and finally independent. As the story begins and World War II reaches the

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    Martin Luther King. jr had a dream and told the world Theodore Taylor had a similar dream and wrote it to the world In the book The Cay by Theodore Taylor tries to convey to his readers that though we all are different on the outside and have different lives we all share the same world we all have to eat laugh play make friends, why do we have to look at people by their differences and not their similarities. In the beginning of the story a young immature boy named Phillip, when stranded with

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    through the reef. There are many tourist attractions spanning throughout the Great Barrier Reef, such as cruising the Michaelmas Cay. Michaelmas Cay is the largest coral area located in Cairns, Australia. Unlike various other cays, the Michaelmas Cay is always able to maintain a water level that is above the coral no matter the tide. This unique fact about Michaelmas Cay exemplifies

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    both articles as well as evidence from The Cay to Answer the essay prompt below. Essay Prompt: Timothy has a plan for survival as soon as they hit the shore of the cay. Every action is meant to set both Phillip and Timothy up for survival on the island. After reading both articles, do you think that Timothy’s plan for survival on the island was correct based on the two informational articles? Argue in a multi-paragraph essay using evidence from The Cay and the articles to support your stance.

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    Plan For Survival Essay

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    According to the cay it

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    Coral Reef Essay

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    Abstract Belize’s coral reef is a beautiful ecosystem, comprising of approximately 500 species of fish. It is one of the largest reefs in the world, second to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The reef serves as a natural break from water waves. In 1998, two seemingly unrelated events occurred that destroyed Belize’s coral reef. In November, Hurricane Mitch, blew in and tore away part of the reef leaving behind some corals, known as the “standing dead”. After that, El Niño came along and brought warmer

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    knowledge of computer software. As an Administrative Assistant, Colleen not only handles routine tasks such as processing time sheets, ordering supplies, and entering data, but also screens calls for two marketing specialists, answers basic questions about Cay City Information Systems, compiles the stattics I need for my monthly reports and investigates special assignments for me. In the past

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    Authority and other government agencies all have a role in organizing activities and protecting the area. GBRMPA adopted a policy that involves permission for 15-year tourism activities such as boating, diving, motorized water sports, visiting island and cays. Up to 2 million visits are made each year to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by visitors using a tourism operation. (GBMP Authority (2011) “Tourism on the Great Barrier Reef” from gbrmpa.gov.au) The other common activity in the region is fishing

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    include the most common which is sepsis, pneumonia, or meningitis. The GBS test is done to all expecting mothers’ between 35 and 37 weeks of gestation. The GBS test is done by swabbing the vaginal and rectum area (Smith, 2014). During my CWC clinic cay I also observed urine dipstick test, and was able to perform several test myself. Urine dipsticks are for every single patient that comes to the clinic, this is the first thing they will do when they come into the clinic. The

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