He led the Trans-Antartic expedition in 1914 being in charge of twenty seven men aboard his ship. He named his ship “The Endurance” because of his family’s motto, “By endurance we conquer”. Ernest had a very hubris attitude, many can argue that this was the reason why the expedition failed and took the course that it did. Meanwhile others also argue that the same attitude is the one that saved them from being stranded in the snow. The reason why one can argue that his attitude got them stuck in the snow for such a long time is due to the fact that Shackleton was warned by the whalers at the South Georgia Island that the sea was passing through one of the worst seasons, and it was almost impossible to sail through all the ice.
Only through trial and error can one learn the ins and outs of fishing. As a beginner, one can become confused and easily frustrated. Once I learned the patterns and signs of the fish, this is when fishing became a major passion in my life. So many times you hear stories of unsuccessful outdoors enthusiasts, especially while in the pursuit of their specifically targeted game fish. Many people often read magazines and articles and rush out to try their hand at fishing, and only to become discouraged and frustrated with their unsuccessful outings.
This is terrible and I don't know what to do! Should I leave the dwarves and find my own way out of the horrible and dangerous forest that has trees that are giants, or should I save the awful, smelly Dwarves? Why do I always have to save them or do things for them? They are unpleasant to me; they came, unannounced, to my house unexpected and ordered me around to serve them my food and my drinks, in my own house! On the other hand, Dori was the only one who tried to save me and stayed with me, until I was safe away from those Wargs, and he nearly got killed by the Wargs saving me.
Night, and One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich, both show the struggle for human dignity. The holocaust is one of the biggest removals of human dignity ever known to history, but surprising to many people, not the only one. For example, One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich is one mans adventure through a Russian labor camp, in which they are required to strenuous labor all day long. In both of these novels, the leaders of the camps do an amazing job in completely destroying the dignity of the many human that are being held against their will. Ellie Wiesel experiences what many people cannot even imagine is possible, at a very young age.
In the book “Into the Wild”, the author John Krakauer wrote about a young man named Christopher J. McCandless who adventured into the Alaskan bush and died there. He abandoned family, and friends. He abandoned his whole life. He set off to follow his deepest dream, to travel. He didn't want to travel like everyone, so he trekked with his own ability all over the west side of North America.
"The Lion King" The moral of the movie "The Lion King" is "Your past is always your past. Even if you forget it, it remembers you"(Quotes). The movie tells about a young lion prince, named Simba, who has a tragic accident as a cub and turns his back on his past and where he came from. The story begins with simba just being born and his kingdom bowing with respect for him and his parents, Mufasa and Sarabi. Simba being born made his uncle, Scar, second in line to recieve the throne and this angered his uncle very much.
The animals no longer having any choice are forced to leave to find themselves a more suitable habitat. At the end the father explains to his son about the “white man”, and what they did to the natives. This poem is a perfect example to show how the “white man” had wronged the natives by moving in and focusing them to leave and building their cities and roads, just as the animals had to because of the beaver building his
The townsfolk exile the group and send them on the road to Sandy Bar, a mountain camp about a day of travel through rough, windy, and cold terrain. They have very little supplies until they meet Tom Simson, known as “The Innocent” of Sandy Bar, and his young fiancé Piney Woods. The makeshift family of morally questionable outcasts is set to brave the elements in this story of judgment and redemption. The troupe displays many admirable qualities as they band together to survive the challenges that lie in wait outside the town of Poker Flat. The first instance of redeeming qualities seen in the group is when Tom Simson comes into the picture and offers up his supplies to the group.
The neighbor claimed, “He’s an Angel. He must have been coming for the child, but the poor fellow is so old that the rain knocked him down.” After this was stated from this neighbor, everyone assumed he in fact was an angel or perhaps a Norwegian Sailor due to his accent and because of course angels have wings. “Against the judgment of the wise neighbor woman, for whom angels in those times were the fugitive survivors of a celestial conspiracy, they did not have a heart to club him to death.” He was not killed, instead was kept on a raft with fresh water. The news was spread so quick to the neighborhood that by the next morning he was being tossed food. Since he received the title of an angel people did expect a few things from him, but he did not come through with them.
This story shows how common sense takes place through tough times and the matter of life and death. Author Jack London, was born in San Francisco in 1876 and grew up to become the most successful writer in America during the early twentieth century. London wrote many stories that were about man and animal versus nature and the survival of hard times in the wild, mainly based off his own experiences. He was a man that desired wildlife, nature, and adventure; which influenced him to write all his stories based on nature and survival in the wild. As a child, he dropped out of school at the age of 14 to travel and explore, but went back to become a writer later on in his life.