The China Coin – Plot Summary Chapter 1 * Leah and her mother Joan are on a plane to China in search of the origins of a mysterious half a coin that was sent to Joan from her father. * Leah is not thrilled to be going.
William joins the military and while he’s gone Margaret invites William’s mother Mrs. Anglin and brother Marshall to her parents’ house for dinner, which doesn’t go well because Mr. and Mrs. Ryder refuse to sign in an even more awkward silence. William comes back injured but not crippled and they live with her parents until he’s accepted into college. Margaret’s parents are sad to see her go but as soon as they can they go see her and it was unannounced. Margaret’s parents are very upset to see the place where she’s living and go to sign how upset they are that William hasn’t provided better for their daughter. Her parents never visit her again. The next time Margaret sees her parents is when she’s very pregnant to let them know that they’ll be grandparents. Lastly William and Margaret move into better housing where they will raise their child till William graduates from college. Margaret and William invite everyone to their baby shower after the birth of their son and her parents show up after everyone has gone. Margaret is upstairs with her son and William answers the door and her parents surprise her. When they see each other all the turmoil between them is gone and they enjoy each other’s company. The movie ends with Janice’s retirement party where Abel, Margaret, William and their son go and Janice’s signs a speech that Margaret
Character Development The Son The son had loved his father dearly but does not favor his way of life. His interest in school greatly outweighed his interest or desire to work on ‘The Boat’. He still had a love for the sea and in some way felt like he should carry out his family’s tradition. After his uncle had accepted a new job he took his position on the boat and promised his father that we would continue to sail with him for as long as he lived, and when his father passed despite the desires of his mother he followed his dreams and pursued education and all of its wonders. After living his life he finds himself longing for the sea again and isn’t so satisfied with his life.
First off is the exposition, which is the beginning of the story. The novel starts by Nick Carroway getting back from World War I and moving into a house in a place called West Egg which is a part of Long Island. Nick’s cousin Daisy Buchanan is across the bay on East Egg where she and her husband Tom Buchanan live. Nick meets up with Daisy and Tom to have a nice dinner at the Buchanan Palace. Also at the palace is a woman named Jordan Baker, a friend of Daisy. Jordan and Nick seem to have a fling later on. Nick finds some interesting things out about the relationship between Tom and Daisy, such as Tom having a mistress in the city. Later, after Nick is settled into his home, he sees that a huge party is happening at his neighbor’s house. Nick does not know his neighbor nor know much about him; only his name. After the exposition, is the rising action which tells the reader what happens leading up to the turning point.
Jack and the rest of the boys are looking around trying to contemplate all that just had happened. A naval officer had just put Jack in handcuffs and taken him away with the rest of the boys following. They are all getting on a boat and get shipped back to where they came from, all of the boys were all shocked that they were even getting saved in the first place. All of the officers were asking the boys questions but the boys were too stunned to even speak. For weeks they have dreamed of being saved, of being home, and of their family and finally now it was happening.
The book I read is called "The Raft" by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen. Its about this girl named Robie Mitchell and she is staying with her aunt on Oahu, while taking a break from her life with her parents on Midway Atoll. At fifteen, she’s a little rebellious, getting her nose pierced
1. The genre of "How Jack Went to Seek His Fortune" can be classified as a fairytale. This is because of the author's usage of the words "Once upon a time.." and the way the characters are incorporated into the story as Jack seeks his fortune. This story could also
In the end, all the boys learn a lesson. They had many struggles and troubles of staying together as a group. Jack and his hunting group ended up setting the whole island on fire. “ The fire was a big one and the drum-roll that he has thought was left so far behind was nearer. Couldn't a fire outrun a galloping horse?” ( Chapter 12, Page 278) The horrific fire caught the attention of a naval vessel passing by the island. Ralph collapses in exhaustion, but when he wakes up, he sees a British naval officer right over him.
The story has an open ending in which Nick and his father are rowing away from the island, and Uncle George is some place unknown.
When the boys first got on the island they were doing good. They picked a leader, they had rules and they were doing pretty. Unit Jack wanted to be leader and he left the tribe. So that made other kids leave and join his tribe which started a conflict. That ends with them losing their innocence and experiencing the darkness of the man ‘s heart.
In the middle of the trip to Aunt Ida's, Rayona wonders what will happen to her. Standing on a hill overlooking Ida's house, Christine runs and leaves Rayona. In a short lapse of time, Rayona has lost her mother and gained an unwilling caretaker. The treatment from both women causes Rayona to question her own value as a person; she finds herself of little worth. As life on the reservation slowly progresses, Father Tom befriends Rayona. While the priest's intentions are innocent, he ends up causing Rayona to feel more poorly about herself. So Rayona runs, she tries to escape from her difficulties at the reservation. At the lake, she decides to begin a new life. Several things happen to Rayona at the camp. The ways her co-workers behave toward her depress her further, and then the letter she finds causes her to want what is perceived as a normal life. Though also at the lake, begins a turning point for Ray
Separation The nature and way humans behave has been sunk deep into our ancestors’ history and experiences. The many sides of human nature are present in all of mankind. The nature of mankind is explored by numerous texts. Two of these texts are Lord of the Flies and The Hunger Games.
The novel Pompeii is an authentic fiction novel after the difficulties of roman designer and Aquarius Marcus Atillus and his trip to attempt and fix the unbelievable water Augusta reservoir conduit, all amid the season of the awful catastrophe that is the Mount Vesuvius erution! Atillus "new to begin hunting
Secondly, at the end of the summer at the beach, when Mick came back, with Tab, Erica, and Jimmy. They met a new girl, Adelaine who is very beautiful. Lisa left Jimmy and her mother tells her some day she will miss having her brother around. Lastly, she remembers, during a funeral, Ma-ma-oo and Trudy did not get along because Ma-ma-oo said something was wrong with Josh. Tab tell Lisa why Ma-ma-oo and Trudy didn't get along because Ba-ba-oo was abusive and Ma-ma-oo chose to send Mick and Trudy to a residential school instead of kicking Ba-ba-oo out of the house. Flashbacks reminded her things she had seen, but nobody else had. The memories gave her the feelings of uncertainty where dreams connect to another world. After, Lisa having dreamy days, she receives a call from her parents that Jimmy boat has been found. There is a hope that Jimmy is alive, so Lisa set on the journey to find Jimmy so they can be reunited once
As indicated by Aristotle, a drama must be an impersonation of life as a genuine story that is complete in itself; at the end of the day, the story must be realistic and focused. The plot is not WHAT happens, it’s HOW it happens. The elements of the plot is the “rising action” which is the climax. You realize in Oedipus the king, the entire plot of the play unfolds over the span of only a one single day. Oedipus the king is a great example of climactic plot because the plot begins toward the end of the story where the climax begins and the climax is the gripping part of the plot. The point of attack is at the point when Creon comes back from the Oracle with the news that the plague in Thebes will end when the killer of Lais is found and