The story, Through the tunnel, is about a boy named Jerry and is 11 years old. In this story a Jerry goes to the beach with his mother on vacation. Jerry is a boy who would do almost anything to become a friend with someone. In this story Jerry tries to impress these foreign boys by trying to swim through a tunnel. Jerry’s mother lets him do what he wants but she is aware of Jerry’s need as Jerry is the same to his mother.
Families arrived by car, struggled to carry towels, wind breaks, and picnics through the bushes to the beach. The walk was a long one, through trees and over dunes, up and down, but the way faces lit up when they got to the opening showed the beach was so rustic, so beautiful. It was a crowded summer’s day, filled with families both young and old. They laughed and smiled whilst playing in the burning heat. A young boy queuing for ice cream, another crying, as his dripped down his arm.
Summary: Analyzes Matthew Arnold's poem, "Dover Beach." Explores Arnold's use of narration in the poem. Describes his feelings of doubt about his new marriage. ________________________________________ In Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach," Arnold narrates his thoughts during his honeymoon. He begins positive and uses the waves in and out action as symbolism.
So, on that note, this is not another cliché story about losing my one true love, but about the time I lost myself. Long ago I found myself watching a movie I had no idea would be my inspiration. It’s about a little fish that swam away into uncharted waters, anxious to prove his individuality to his overly protective father, Marlin. On the first day of school, Nemo, a little bright orange clownfish --with an undeveloped fin-- was peer pressured into touching a big boat off the coast of Australia. Soon enough, Nemo found himself being captured in the net of a deep-sea-diving dentist, who searches for unique fish for his dentistry aquarium.
Throughout the story the father has a lot of flashbacks, and his memory's come to life within his son. As he see's his son exploring the fun activities to do on and around the lake, he cant help but see a spiting image of himself as a young boy. E.B. White shows "limitations imposed by time" in the story by the father seeing his young son doing the things he too once did such things before, he cannot do them again because of time. The father has grown be a man, he can no longer jump around and act like a kid again in the lake, for he has lost his young innocence that all children bare.
Water demonstrates two different aspects in life, it may be an individual, going for a swim or water may be effective within the transition disconcert by clearing out an individual’s life, or just having the freedom to live. So why does water effect in different ways? Tom goes to the pools with his new friends for the first time, and he feels free and light when he jumps into the pool. As Tom enjoys his time with his new friends, he quotes “I pushed off hard, springing high out of the water, lifting myself into the air, flying just for that second. For once, I felt free.
During this summer vacation, Robert and Edna spend a lot of time together talking, going on boat rides, and walking. Eventually, their friendship becomes a romantic attraction and Edna realizes that there were many dormant emotions and feelings, which now were awakened by her relationship with Robert. When Edna and her family returned home, drastic changes happened in Edna’s life due to her desire to change and be free. Moreover, thanks in part to an affair with Alcee Robin, Edna leaves Leonce and moves away in hopes to meet with Robert after he comes back form a business trip to Mexico. When Edna and Robert meet again, their relationship does not flourish because Robert could not express his true feelings towards Edna, perhaps because internally, he could not accept having an affair, and go against his family values and ideologies which were very traditional to the French Creole community of the time.
Essay 1 Changes That Time Brings In E.B. White’s essay “Once more to the Lake,” White describes his cherished childhood memories of his summertime vacation at the lake. With familiar sounds, smells, and sights, White is transported back in time, but in his reflections of himself while watching his son; he realizes the changes that time brings. He ultimately recognizes that both technology and urban life brought changes such as, there were no longer three set of tracks to choose from to walk on, the arrival to the lake was less exciting, and the sound of the place had changed with the annoying sound of the outboard motors. The first change that White reflected upon was the tracks he walked when he was young.
JuanCarlos Martinez Professor Coombes English 120 November 23, 2013 The Human Body’s Hidden Defense Mechanism Every summer, JuanCarlos Martinez goes out to the beach with his friends and family members. Every summer they hold a breath holding contest. This summer Juan decided that the time had come for him to take the crown home. He was determined to hold his breath the longest. He won but passed out, and somehow started breathing again.