Even though Alvaro Rios’ “The Secret Lion” is about a 12 year old boy and his friend in Arizona and David Michael Kaplan's “Doe Season” is about a 9 year old girl in Pennsylvania, these two stories both have a similar theme, a loss of innocence. The events throughout both stories all have symbolism that tie into this theme. What happens to these characters, despite their differences, changes them.
So they decide to go to class without a pass and try to get in the class. When they were in the hallway the lights began to go off and on. They were confused Mr.Jessup began to walk in the hallway while it was happening. Alex then ask “what's happening to the light”. He responds by saying “nothing is happening stop wasting my time”. He then starts to walk off to his office.
Right then. Let’s begin, shall we? So, in the mornin’ I goes to Elwell’s room; I typically find the dame with a bunch a little brats. She’s usually teachin’ em something or other like vowels and all that cal. I never getta work with her mornin’ group; the brats usually screw off before I get there. After ‘at, a group o’ wee little brats come in – first graders, I finks. “Right there, mate?” I always ‘ear from the little rug-rats ‘fore I tell ‘em we gotta get goin on the class. So I gives the brats their white boards ‘n there marker ‘n there erasers and such. Then I reads ‘em a list a little o’ words with vowels and stuff.
Teacher Teddy says, “Clap.” He claps his hands. He yawns, then he looks at Teacher Jeffrey. He imitates Teacher Jeffrey’s actions. He raises his hands, then he clenches his hands into fists. His classmate, a boy, pats his hand. He says, “mam-pa.” He holds the hand of the girl beside him, then he raises his and the girls hand and waves it in the air like his classmates do. He stands. He and the girls hugs each other. While hugging, he stares at his stomach then his partner. They separates, then hugs again. He looks at the stomach of his partner. The music stops. He pushes his partner. He lies on his stomach, the he sits
: Bye. walks in the hall by the clique and hallway kid #1 trips her, she falls to the ground and all of the stuff in her hands fall out., Everyone laughs. Hallway kids are taking videos.
After Blaze finishes Lunch, he strolls to the library to finish some work, just he sits down, Penny scares him and tells him that she thinks she’s remembered some of the codes. They begin to hack into the school’s system. QUICK FIND US! Exclaims Penny. Blaze
An hour had past, and it was a quarter until ten at night. Then all of the sudden a loud sound was heard from Mr. Cly’s room. CRASH! It was the windows, and Ms. Climwilder sprinted up the stairs.