This summer is about two ‘new kids’ moving in the neighborhood and becoming new friends with Lily, Izzabella, Niall, and Jeff. These kids who already lived here in Malibu, California were attracted to these new kids from there joyfulness, love, and kindness, and later on they all became very good friends. It was early in the afternoon when Lily and her friends, Niall, Izzabella, and Jeff were coming back from the beach. “Hey why don’t we go to the park later?” suggested Lily. “OK” they all said
"Ah!" You could hear our screams from across the lake. Its the summer of 2012, and my cousins and I are enjoying one of our favorite summer activities, tubing on the back of the boat while their dad drives the boat like a maniac through every bump, wave, and turn. Up ahead we saw the very thing we know will make us flip the tube and fall into the cold, dark lake, looking at from the tube tied to back of the boat, we know there is only a slim chance that we can make it through "the eye"
The Forever Summer Fire foxtrots and waltzes with wind to a melody only they can hear. I sit on the worn living room rug and stare into the dancing crimson tendrils inside our fireplace, imagining their song. Their crackle and hiss. Well, I assume it’s a crackle and hiss, but I’ve only ever heard magic fire in the Forever Summer. In the flames sits Grandma perched on my bed, regaling my young self with lore of the magic land. Her soft and wrinkled hands move in complex and deliberate movements
wrote “A Summer Tragedy” in 1933, four years into the Great Depression. A native of Louisiana, Bontemps’ family moved West when he was a very small child due to racial tension and segregation in the South (p. 278). The setting of “A Summer Tragedy,” the Mississippi River Delta during the Depression, in the days when black sharecroppers farmed the land surrounding the great river, reflects Bontemps’ own heritage and childhood experiences, as well as plays a key role in the story. “A Summer Tragedy”
“ All summer in a day” Imagine living in a planet where it doesn't stop raining for seven years, but then when it stops, it only stops for 2 hours. In the short story “ All Summer In A Day”, Margot is a girl who moved years ago from Earth. The Earth is a planet, the planet where you can almost always see the sun. Margot moved to the planet of Venus, the planet where you can see the sun once every seven years. Margot is a girl who really loves the sun, and in Venus she is not able to see it or feel
The Coldest Summer The town where I live suffered from, what one could call, a perpetual state of “uneventfulness.” The day’s notable events consisted mainly of missing dogs and obituaries of the most elderly people anyone could possibly dream of encountering. One year ago today that all took a turn for the worse. It was a balmy summer’s morning; the tangy scent of humidity enveloped my nose. “So, what are you up to today?” inquired my mom, setting down two cups of fresh-squeezed orange juice.
short stories, one called “Examination Day” by Henry Slesar, and another called “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury. “Examination Day” is about how when a person becomes 12 years old they have to take an examination determining their intelligence. Anyone with an intelligence above the norm is considered unacceptable. Anyone smarter than the norm is eliminated. The story focuses on a very intelligent boy taking his Examination, and getting killed for being too smart. The story “All Summer in a Day”
Comparative Essay: “Examination Day” vs. “All Summer in a Day” There are multiple differences and similarities between the short stories “Examination Day” by Henry Slesar and “All Summer in a Day” by Ray Bradbury. “Examination Day” is about a 12-year-old boy named Dickie who takes a government intelligence test and unfortunately exceeds the standard score so he must die. “All Summer in a Day” is about a dejected girl named Margot that gets bullied by others just because they are jealous of what
Imagine living on a planet where it doesn't stop raining for seven years, but then when it stops, it only stops for 2 hours. In the short story “ All Summer In A Day”, Margot is a girl who moved 5 years ago from Earth. In addition, the Earth is a planet, on Earth you can almost always see the sun. Margot moved to the planet of Venus, the planet where you can see the sun once every seven years for 2 hours. Margot is a girl who really loves the sun, and in Venus she is not able to see it or feel it
“All Summer Day” by Ray Bradbury is a short story about Margot, a little girl that is depressed and bullied by classmates. Margot recently came to Venus from Earth, she misses seeing the sun because Venus rains all day and night and the sun only comes out every 7 years. This makes her depressed, but to make it worse the other kids bully her because they are jealous that she saw the sun more recently than them. One lesson the story suggests is that depression can cause you to not enjoy life and be