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.
* Paradigmatic organization _ Placement Characters: Jerry and his mother Setting: Beach Hint of Conflict: _Displacement Characters: Jerry Rising Action: Starts when Jerry meets a group of boys. He wants to join them and does everything to become part of their group. He gets his mother to buy some goggles so he can see underwater. Once he has the goggles, he dives in hoping to
Santiago went rather too far into the sea and hooked a marlin, a huge fish. This marlin pulled his boat under the water for three days. The cord across his back rubbed it hard. All along this struggle, he remained hopeful and thought of saying his prayers if he caught the fish. His memories of the boy, his baseball tournaments, successful hand-wrestling with a Negro and his dream of the lions coming to the seashore continued to give him inner joy.
Overcoming the Perils of Canoe Lake Bobby was on his first trip to summer camp, and boy was he excited! He loved camp activities like hiking, fishing, and swimming, and lucky for him, his parents had chosen a summer camp at a well-known lake called Canoe Lake, where he would not only be able to swim, but also learn how to canoe. As his bus pulled up to the camp lodge, Bobby could barely contain himself as he waited for the other kids to exit the bus. Standing outside awaiting their arrival was a very friendly looking woman who then identified herself as the camp canoe instructor. She greeted each of them and then gathered them into a huddle to discuss camp rules.
Since Dick was a good swimmer, he was not hesitated to help the boy who was sinking deeper into the water. With great effort and willing, he was able to save the life of the little boy. The father of the boy was very grateful and happy. To show his contentment, the father offered dick a beautiful, expensive suit. Dick was so happy because he was about to meet James Rockwell who formally invited him to visit his accounting room.
he's motivation was to keep everyone safe, and stick threw it till the end. Ralph not only is a hero, but truely the only optimistic person threw out the story. The other children of the island elect him as the leader of the island because of he took control and tried to bring order amunst the others. examples of ralphs attempts to bring order to the island include, the conch shell, piggies glasses, buliding huts, fire, and establishing roles for the other islanders. when the boys first arive on the island, Ralph finds a conch shell that he uses to not only bring order, but to gather everyone that survived together.
Anton always won. Finally, he won the swim one day and had to save his brother from drowning. Vincent tired of his life and went into major training after a game of chicken where he bet Anton. He changed his lifestyle and built up his stamina and body. Afterwards, he left home.
He states that when the dolphins swim in circles, they produce enough energy by using their tails to swim fast. Mr. Fish reviewed “Sir James Gray paradox”, which states, that the animal didn’t have the enough muscle mass to produce the necessary energy to swim fast. Mr. Fish needed to find out in his experiment, how to measure the forces dolphins produced during swimming.
It was a huge accomplishment for the old man to achieve catching this wonderful creature. The fish as majestic and tough as it was inevitably was caught by the successful old man. In catching this fish and not just going out to see it, the old man also proved something other than just determination. He proved that he had luck to catch the fish despite having the worst of luck for such a long time, unable to catch a fish for more than eighty days. The old man set a big goal and he went out and achieved it.
Courage, strength, and bravery can always have different ways of being proved. In the story “Through the Tunnel” Jerry an 11 year old kid, that sets his self a task to go through, to know he is not scared, and is brave enough to actually do what the older kids did. His task was to swim through a very narrow tunnel, like the older kids did. At first to accomplish his goal before the summer vacation ends, he is going to practice to stay under the water, for about two minutes and thirty seconds. After all the practice he had, a day before his summer vacation ended, he decided to be brave, over come his fear and go through the tunnel.