The Ravine Compare And Contrast

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Has there ever been anyone who isn’t afraid? In The Ravine, Vinny is afraid. But his friends don’t act like it. They seem brave, but I don’t believe it. Vinny and Joe-Boy are 15 year old Hawaiian boys and are best friends. They’re going to the ravine to cliff jump and swim. Two weeks and one day before their visit, a boy named Butchie died. The two friends, Vinny and Joe-Boy, are different in many ways, but similar in a few ways.

Vinny is weak. He couldn’t stand up to his friends. PG:7-He thought that if he told his friends that his mom wouldn’t let him go, his friends would laugh at him. This made him think he is weak.Vinny is also scared. Didn’t want to jump off at risk of death PG:11-12 Vinny was scared to jump, because he might die. He is also regretting disobeying his mother. He is scared at that time, but he then gets “peace”.Vinny is slow Joe-Boy told him to go faster to the pond in the ravine. PG:5 When they were going to the pond in the ravine, Joe-Boy told him to go faster and “Hurry it up”. So I infer that Vinny is slow.

Joe-Boy is pretty strong Told people what to do PG:7 Joe-Boy is more like the boss of the group and tells everybody what to do. No one can convince him to do anything. So based on clues, Joe-Boy is strong. Joe-Boy is also very brave. He literally Jumped off cliff into water at risk of death PG:8-9 He said that he
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No one can convince him to do anything. So based on clues, Joe-Boy is strong. Joe-Boy is also very brave. He literally Jumped off cliff into water at risk of death PG:8-9 He said that he jumped “man style”. The fall could injure Joe-Boy, or maybe even kill him. This tells me Joe-Boy is brave. Joe-Boy also fast. Joe-Boy tells Vinny to go faster to the pond in the ravine. PG:5 He could also be impatient, but i think he is fast, but not able to because there is no room. Hence, Joe-Boy is
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