Setting: The setting of the chapter starts at Davis Creek at the foot of a high rock battlement called Fiftymile Point. Chapter 10 – 1. Epigraph: The epigraph is about a hiker recording the terror of dying in the wild. It was based in Anchorage on September 12, 1992. It talks about how a very young hiker was found dead after being stranded in the wild with injuries.
Smith observed that Zimmerman's back was wet and covered with grass and he was bleeding from the nose and the back of his head.  Ricardo Ayala, the second officer to arrive that night, noticed Officer Smith had Zimmerman in custody, then observed Martin lying face down in the grass and attempted to get a response from him. At this time, Sgt. Anthony Raimondo arrived and together with Ayala began CPR. Paramedics
Jealousy overcame Gene one day and caused him to jounce a tree limb he and finny were jumping from therefore having finny land on the ground with a fractured leg. The doctor set the break but finny would never run again, his athletic career was over. In the end of the book Finny
The author gives a lot of importance to Seikichi, and he describes him as one of the most important people in the surroundings; “no one whose skin or whose physique failed to interest him could buy his services” (page 68). In contrast, the young beautiful woman he meets is the complete opposite of him. She is shy, has no aggression and has no importance in the eyes of the
You are the only one who can make you a success. Taking initiative means recognizing that you are responsible for your life and the choices you make. It means that you realize that while other people and events have an impact on your life, these people and events don’t shape your life. When you accept personal responsibility, you own up to the fact that how you react to people and events is what’s important. And you can choose how to react to every person you meet and everything that happens to you.
Coming out on top being the best they can be with pride and dignity. When it all boils down to it popularity, GPA’s, or segregated schools are not going to matter. It’s about who you are in the inside and the person you present yourself to be to everyone else. The label, “acting white” is what people mark on you, only to realize that acting white or acting black at the end of the day is meaningless. You are the only one that can justify your actions.
I mean you’re the leader, Mr Ross; I can’t let anything happen to you.” I could just tell he was going to say no. “I know you need a body guard.” I insisted. “I could do it, Mr Ross. For the first time in my life I felt… well, nobody made jokes about me. I felt like I was a part of something special.” And to my extreme surprise he nodded his head.
As her eyes adjusted to the bright light, she saw it. Hanging by his feet from the tree next to the car was a body of a man. His bloody throat had been cut so deeply that he was nearly decapitated. The wind swung his corpse back and forth so that it thumped against the tree. Bump.