In the story Goin' Fishin' there are a lot of themes, one of the main themes that I am focusing on is friendship. In the story it shows that friendship is necessary for survival and this is what I will be explaining today. This picture has a quote that say that friends lift us up when we are in a bad place. This is a completely true statement, if you have good friends they will always be there to help you. WIthout friends life would suck. This relates back to the common theme that friends are necessary for survival because it shows that friends will lift you up in dark times and basically save you.
Friends play a big part in our lives. Friends help us when we need help, but one of the most important reasons that we need friends is because friends help us not be lonely. In this article, it talks about how loneliness is a terrible thing and causes us a lot of stress. Loneliness can us cause to just ruin ourselves, that is why it is very important to have friends. This relates back to the common theme that friendships are necessary for survival because friends keep us from ruining ourselves with loneliness. This also relates back to the story Goin' Fishin' because Lionel S. in the story is alone for a long time and it is making him think more and more about how his family died and this is not helping his condition.
This video is about what a good friend is. A good friend is someone who will always be there for us, teach us new stuff, be better than us ( Help us learn), and someone who really just loves us and is good for us. It Tell us that a friend can help us stay true to who we are and keep us safe. This relates back to the common theme that friendship is necessary to survival because think what you would be like without all of the traits a good friend gives you. You would surely be in a lot of trouble, and you could end up in a very dark place.
This short story is about a kid named Sam, he is dying from an unknown cause and his best friend is having a hard time getting through this. Sam eventually ends up dying, but he leaves a secret promise to his best friend Jason. He tells Jason that they will always be friends and that they Jason should always remember to look through the eyes of Sam. The moral of this story is that life is meaningless without friends. This relates back to how friendship is necessary because Jason would have been in a sad place after Sam died, but Sam helped him by leaving a letter for him. This is something only a true friend would do! This also relates back to one of the themes of the short story Goin' Fishin' because both of these stories show the common theme of death and how it can bring friends closer.
The lyrics from the song friends will be friends by queen shows that when ever you are in need friends will be there to help you. It says friends will be there to support you and you never have to worry if you have good friends. This relates to the theme that friends are necessary for survival because if you are all alone and you are having hard times you might become really sad and depressed, but if you have friends through hard times they will help lift you up.
When you have good friends they will live longer and happier lives. If you are choosing good friends then they will be more likely to have your standards. This will mean that they will try to protect you from bad things that will make you unsafe. This relates to the theme of friendships can help you survive, because this artifact shows that friends can help you survive. This relates back to when elaine punches and shocks lionel back to realty in the story goin fishin, because it shows that friends are important to survival.